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Old March 28 2013, 03:30 PM   #60
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Re: The original plan for Countdown

Christopher wrote: View Post
(And no, I have no idea what the source is for those numbers or who came up with them or what system they use.)
616 was created by Alan Moore. It was a reference to DC Comics' address -- 666 5th Avenue -- because in some translations of the Book of Revelations, the Number of the Beast is 616, not 666.
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