Darkseid is the big bad of the Snyderverse, and fans are eagerly awaiting his debut in Zack Snyder’s Justice League when it hits HBO Max. But unless you’ve read the comics or intensely kept up with Zack Snyder’s Vero posts, you may not know all that much about him as a character. In this video, Release The Snyder Cut author and CinemaBlend Managing Editor, Sean O’Connell, gives Hannah a lesson in Snyder School, as he teaches her about Darkseid’s history and larger role in what DC Films had planned for the Snyderverse.

Video Chapters

00:00 - Intro
02:10- Darkseid's History, And Why It's Important
03:15 - ”New Gods” Movie Tangent
04:35 - Darkseid's History, And Why It's Important (Resumed)
09:15 - The New 52 And Its Version Of Darkseid
10:50 - Green Lantern Tangent
12:27 - The New 52 And Its Version Of Darkseid (Resumed)
12:54 - Why Not Use Darkseid In Justice League?
17:35 - Darkseid Has Been Spoiled, Does That Matter?

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