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First look at Brandon Routh as Crisis on Infinite Earth's Superman
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First look at Brandon Routh as Crisis on Infinite Earth’s Superman

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!

After 13 years, Brand Routh has returned to the role Superman.

The CW gave fans their first look at Routh in costume on Friday, the design of which was inspired by Alex Ross’ iconic Kingdom Come Superman costume. Check it out below.

First look at Brandon Routh as Crisis on Infinite Earth's Superman

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Routh is already a member of the DC’s Legends of Tomorrow series in the role of Ray Palmer aka the Atom, and will be pulling double duty by appearing in the CW’s upcoming five-hour Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event. The mega event will feature characters from almost every DC TV series you can imagine, including Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Batwoman, Legends of Tomorrow, and more.

Crisis on Infinite Earths will feature three Supermen: Routh, the Arrowverse’s Tyler Hoechlin, and last but not least, Smallville’s Tom Welling, returning to the role of eight years away. Expect to see a number of other familiar faces from Smallville and DC series of days long since passed.

Crisis on Infinite Earths begins Sunday, December 8 at 8 pm ET/PT with Supergirl, followed by Batwoman on Monday, December 8 at 8 pm ET/PT and The Flash on Tuesday, December 10 at 8 pm ET/PT. The crossover will conclude on Tuesday, January 14 in Arrow at 8 pm ET/PT and in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow at 9 pm ET/PT.

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