During the big Rebirth announcement by DC Entertainment this weekend at WonderCon, there were two books that were not mention – Earth-2 and Gotham Academy. Because they were not discussed many fans have wondered if the books are being cancelled. Good news, everyone! They are not.
In the latest clip from The Flash 2.3 Family of Rogues Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), and Jay Garrick (Teddy Sears), explore and investigate that particulars of Earth 2 as it exists in this new television universe. Naturally, the speedsters decide that speed is the way to make a determination. Family of Rogues air on Tuesday, October 20th at 8/9C on the CW. Will you be watching this episode of The Flash? Who is excited to see more of Earth 2? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
Convergence: Action Comics #1 pits Pre-Crisis Earth 2 against Elseworlds fan favorite Red Son Moscow. With two Supermans (and then some), there’s gotta be plenty of action in these here Action Comics, right? Convergence: Action Comics #1 pits Pre-Crisis Earth 2 against Elseworlds fan favorite Red Son Moscow. With two Supermans (and then some), there’s gotta be plenty of action in these here Action Comics, right? CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #1 Writer: Justin Gray Art: Claude St. Aubin Color: Lovern Kindzierski Lettering: Steve Wands Cover: Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts Editor: Marie Javins Publisher: DC Comics Price: $3.99 “IT
All hail Darkseid! Alternate universe stories can be great because literally anything can happen. You can’t do that in a regular ongoing title because you want a reader to pick up the next issue and find it in almost exactly the same position as it was last month. That’s been part of the fun in reading Earth 2 since it first was released. You can make Alan Scott gay and explore his relationships while getting some good publicity out of it, for instance. You can have a different member of the Wayne family be Batman, and it lets you put
Mister Terrific has a plan that will change both earths forever, but has one complication: Terry Sloane. Make that TWO complications… Your Major Spoilers review of Earth 2: Futures End #1 awaits! Mister Terrific has a plan that will change both earths forever, but has one complication: Terry Sloane. Make that TWO complications… Your Major Spoilers review of Earth 2: Futures End #1 awaits! EARTH 2: FUTURES END #1 Writer: Daniel H. Wilson Penciler: Eddy Barrows Inker: Eber Ferreira Colorist: Pete Pantazis Letterer: Taylor Esposito Editor: Mike Cotton Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Previously in Earth 2: Futures End: Michael Holt
There’s nothing like a good surprise when reading a comic. Well, this issue of Earth 2 has not one, but at least two BIG shocks – at least, I thought they were big! DC has always been criticized for having multiple universes, so for a while, the idea of reviving the Justice Society was shelved. Maybe what helped this time was not using that name and instead going with “Earth 2.”
Slowly, your favorite Golden Age heroes are returning to the DC universe. Called the second Age of Wonders, these new heroes attempt to fill in for their deceased superhero predecessors, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. With the Earth rebuilding after their war with Apokolips, Green Lantern, Flash, Hawkgirl, and Doctor Fate must combat a revitalized invasion lead by Steppenwolf and the World Government Army who wants them captured.
James Robinson will no longer be writing Earth 2 after issue #16. He announced the leave on Twitter yesterday, along with an announcement of his full departure from DC’s writing stable. His words exactly. So as of today I am leaving Earth 2 with Issue #16. It’s been a blast. Man, it’s a lovely day. Think I’ll take Rex to the beach. Yes, this also means I’m no longer working at DC Comics. Best wishes and regards to Dan, Geoff and everyone. Personally, I was thoroughly enjoying Earth 2 and am sad to see him go, but this at least
Welcome to Earth 2, a new universe where old Golden Age heroes are revamped for the modern era. Over the past ten issues, DC Comics has gradually reintroduced classic heroes and villains into this universe. Without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman to look after them, these superheroes have branched out on their own. However, with the return of Steppenwolf, do they have the strength to take on Apokolips?
Editor’s Note: Major Spoilers is happy to welcome Wayne Hall to the writing staff. Every Monday, Comics Portal presents Wayne’s thoughts on a comic event from the week before. Without further ado, Comics Portal! It’s important to know that I’m a big Batman fan. I’ve been following the Dark Knight since the first comic I ever read, which had Batman in England flying around a castle! Even as a kid, I remember thinking, “Wow! I have to read more of this!” Thus a lifelong passion was born!
Or – “The Second Wave Is Nearly A Year Old…” The New 52 launch was, for me, mostly successful. Though DC editorial clearly chose a few titles/creators to court controversy rather than focus on the product, there was at least a clear line drawn in the sand that said “We’re doing this differently.” (Even Batman and Green Lantern, though cosmetically unchanged, had some fundamental bits that were drastically adjusted.) Now, as the New DC works towards its second anniversary, the next big thing has transitioned into the monthly grind of actually delivering titles. Earth-2 was my favorite of DC’s second
Earth 2 is everything readers expect from the new 52: New original storyline, a diverse group of revamped modern characters, and no interference from the big three—Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman— because… they’re dead. With a looming threat planning to destroy their world, can this new generation of heroes unite to stop it?