DC Comics announces a new six-issue event series titled Earth-Prime featuring completely canon Arrowverse stories and an epic crossover finale.
DC announced Earth Primea new series of events culminating in an Arrowverse team featuring popular CW superheroes.
The three-month, six-issue series will focus on a different CW show for the first five issues, gradually building into an epic crossover finale. With stories approved by CW television producers and written by the show’s writers, the event comic will be fully canon and cover the entire Arrowverse currently in progress. batman and Superman and Loisdepicted in Earth Prime #1 and Earth Prime #2, respectively, will be joined by DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, DC’s Stargirl and the flash. In addition to being the first canon team of many superheroes, the comics promise to show new sides to the large roster of characters while also featuring the return of a devious old enemy.
In a first major Arrowverse, Earth Prime #1 will see Javicia Leslie’s Ryan Wilder take on classic villain Clayface when his slime bonds with a Gotham high schooler. Written by batman series writers Natalie Abrams and Kelley Larson with art from Clayton Henry and help from series star Camrus Johnson, the story will also give Luke Fox, aka Batwing, a love interest. Each subsequent issue promises similar bonus material created by cast members.
The second number of Earth Prime will be drawn by Tom Grummett and Norm Rapmund and follows Clark Kent and Lois Lane (played by Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch in the series) trying to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. Superman and Lois Writers Adam Mallinger, Jai Jamison and Andrew Wong lend their pens to the comic and will explore how Superman turned evil in the parallel world of John Henry Irons (Wolé Parks).
While no details were announced for the remaining issues, each story will tease the impending finale. A brief appearance by John Diggle (David Ramsey) aside, this will be the first major crossover for the two Superman and Lois and star girl and the new Justice Society of America, hinting at more interdimensional diversions to come. The comics will also mark the first full cast of Arrowverse characters since the “Crisis on Infinite Earths” TV event. concluded in 2020.
Earth Prime Releases #1 on April 5 in print and online, with Earth Prime #2 after April 19. Both issues will feature a cover by Kim Jacinto, and photo variant covers of the CW stars will be included with each issue.
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