Definitions for kingdom come
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the hereafter; heaven.
Origin of kingdom come:
1775–85; extracted from the phrase Thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer
the next world
"he nearly blew us to kingdom come"
the end of time
"you can wet the bed till kingdom come, for all I care"
The next world; heaven or paradise
Origin: From the phrase in the Lord's Prayer, possibly construed as a shortening of kingdom to come.
Kingdom Come is a four-issue comic book mini-series published in 1996 by DC Comics under their Elseworlds imprint. It was written by Alex Ross and Mark Waid and painted in gouache by Ross, who also developed the concept from an original idea. This Elseworlds story is set in a future that deals with a growing conflict between "traditional" superheroes, such as Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League, and a growing population of largely amoral and dangerously irresponsible new vigilantes, in many cases the offspring of the traditional heroes. Between these two groups is Batman and his assembled team, who attempt to contain the escalating disaster, foil the machinations of Lex Luthor, and prevent a world-ending superhuman war.
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