Cover is an homage to the cover of KAMANDI, THE LAST BOY ON EARTH (DC, 1972 Series) #1 by Jack Kirby.
This story is told completely from the view of Buddy Blank. This is the Great Disaster talked about in the Jack Kirby KAMANDI series.
Ian Sattler talks about the eight issue REIGN IN HELL mini-series by Keith Giffen. Hot list - THE BLUE BEETLE #25, COUNTDOWN #5 AND TRIALS OF SHAZAM #12. House ad for COUNTDOWN #4.