To stop the black army of Pariah in Dark Crisis on Infinite EarthsDamian Wayne assembles a small team for a plan concocted by the young Robin.
An overview for Dark Crisis: The Dark Army #1 shows Damian caught outside the courthouse and in the middle of the battle between Earth’s heroes and the Dark Army. He comes up with a plan to stop the army and tries to get fellow Super Son Jon Kent to join him, but Jon insists he stay on the battlefield and have Damian take a small team instead. Damian decides that his team needs transportation, brawn, energy, and brains, believing that Sideways, Power Girl, Dr. Light, and himself fill those four categories respectively.
The preview finally shows one of DC’s newest heroes in action, Red Canary, who appears to accidentally become the fifth member of Damian’s team after saving his life. Red Canary makes its first appearance in Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #3, and is designed by artist Dan Mora, wearing a red leather jacket, ripped fishnet leggings and sneakers, an outfit similar to Black Canary Dinah Lance. Before The black armythis legacy hero was seen very briefly in dark crisis #3 and dark crisis #5.
Dark Crisis: The Dark Army is one of many issues with the main event, which is set to release its final issue on December 20. With Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #7, other issues to follow The black army to understand Dark Crisis: Big Bang #1 and Dark Crisis: Warzone #1. The former will explore DC’s reborn Infinite Multiverse, while the latter will see the events of dark crisis through the eyes of various characters, like Iris West, Linda Park and others.
After Dark Crisis comes Lazarus Planet and Dawn of DC
As for the future of the heroes making up Damian’s team, plans have only been announced by DC for Damian and Power Girl, while the next adventures of Sideways, Dr. Light and Red Canary are yet to be revealed. Damian and Power Girl will both appear in the upcoming Planet Lazarus event, which stems from the batman versus robin miniseries. Planet Lazarus is also a precursor to the year-long “Dawn of DC” saga slated for 2023, involving the start of many new series for various heroes like Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Shazam and more.
Dark Crisis: The Dark Army #1 is written by Mark Waid, Delilah S. Dawson, and Dennis Culver, illustrated by Freddie E. Williams II and Jack Herbert, colored by Adriano Lucas, and lettered by Troy Peteri. The issue’s main cover is by Gleb Melnikov, with variant cover illustrations contributed by Taj Tenfold and Werther Dell’edera. The issue goes on sale November 22 from DC Comics.
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