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Countdown is a 52-issue weekly series which began publication in May 2007. It premieres with issue #51 and continues backwards, ending with #0. The series is written by Batman scribe, Paul Dini. Key characters include the Challengers from Beyond, Jimmy Olsen, Mary Marvel, Darkseid, the Monitors, Holly Robinson, Harleen Quinzel, Ray Palmer, the Trickster, and the Pied Piper. This series is not to be confused with Countdown, a series published under DC's Wildstorm imprint in 2000.

For a synopsis of the entire event, see Countdown.



DC Universe
Countdown Crossover
The events from this issue or series are related to the Countdown to Final Crisis. Countdown was a weekly series spanning exactly 52 issues, and tying in with plots across many story arcs all over the DCU. This template will automatically categorize articles that include it into the Countdown Crossover category.