DC Comics has announced a new series and it’s the return of the bad kind of Justice League called Crime Syndicate. There’s a new Earth-3 spinning out of Dark Nights: Death Metal and it features…A paranoid titan (Ultraman), a narcissist (Super Woman), a nihilist (Owlman), a broken moral compass (Power Ring/Emerald Knight), a sociopath (Johnny Quick), and a sadist (Atomica). Does the world stand a chance?
The new series will be written by Andy Schmidt and drawn by Kieran McKeown set to tell a six-issue mini-series to tell the origin of the evil Justice League from Earth-3.
“Kieran and I were given a once a lifetime opportunity to build a world from the ground up,” said writer Andy Schmidt in a press release sent to AIPT. “We’re establishing the Crime Syndicate’s origin story for the first time—how and why they came together. And we’re not taking it lightly. You’ll find that you’ve entered a fully realized world—this is the story of the Crime Syndicate, but it’s also the story of Earth-3 and it moves fast and pulls no punches.”
Check out the cover by Jim Cheung below.
The series will also feature a backup detailing the origin of Ultraman as told and drawn by Bryan Hitch.
You can find Crime Syndicate in comic book shops on March 2, 2021, or wherever comics are sold digitally.
For more information on the Crime Syndicate and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, be sure and check out DC’s website at www.dccomics.com, and follow DC on social media at @DCComics and @thedcnation.
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