He is one of the most powerful and feared beings in the universe...but now Darkseid the schemer faces a menace beyond even his great abilities. Now the towering New God must find aid from beyond the boundaries of his realm — forced to seek it in the camp of his enemies. What Darkseid needs...is heroes.This volume collects for the first time in eight years the universe-spanning 1988 epic that rocked the DC Universe. Written by the acclaimed Jim Starlin (BATMAN, Captain Marvel) and featuring art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy) & Carlos Garzon (Star Wars) with a cover by Mignola, COSMIC ODYSSEY finds Superman, Batman, Green Lantern John Stewart, Martian Manhunter, Starfire, the Demon, plus Orion, Lightray and Forager of the New Gods working together with one of the deadliest beings known to man. This eclectic group of heroes must race against time to stop a cosmic entity hell-bent on destroying the galaxy. Do they have what it takes? Or will one hero's brashness spell cataclysmic destruction for an entire world?This graphic novel is a thrilling, non-stop adventure filled with unrelenting action, intense drama and, ultimately, terrible tragedy — with repercussions that had major lasting impact on the DC universe!