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SDCC ’22: DC Comics gives details on ‘Dark Crisis: Young Justice’ #5

Mickey Mxyzptlk will build his own perfect world and the Young Justice team needs to fight back to restore the DC Universe.

DC Comics set San Diego Comic-Con aflame today at their Dark Crisis panel, revealing the main event was getting a name change, as well as titles like a Swamp Thing centric tie-in. Also revealed, writer Meghan Fitzmartin was on hand to reveal details surrounding the penultimate issue of Dark Crisis: Young Justice. Out in comic shops on October 18, Mickey Mxyzptlk will build his own perfect world, and the Young Justice team needs to fight back to restore the DC Universe.

So what’s Dark Crisis: Young Justice #5 about? 

HERE’S MICKEY! Mickey Mxyzptlk, son of Mr. Mxyzptlk, built the “perfect world” where he and the boys of Young Justice could rule without being criticized, without having to change, without ever having to grow up. Mickey has an ugly soul and too much power. The boys of Young Justice will have to overcome their shortcomings and defeat him to get back to the DCU they know and need!

Featuring a main cover by Max Dunbar and a variant cover by Belen Ortega, check out the covers below.

SDCC '22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: Young Justice' #5 SDCC '22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: Young Justice' #5

This tie-in is just one of a few new titles announced at SDCC 2022. Check out the full checklist below.

Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths Checklist

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

Making her first-ever San Diego Comic-Con panel appearance, Meghan Fitzmartin was on hand to reveal details of the penultimate issue of Dark Crisis: Young Justice. Arriving in comic stores on October 18, Dark Crisis: Young Justice #5 sees Mickey Mxyzptlk build his own perfect world; the Young Justice team needs to fight back to restore the DC Universe.

DARK CRISIS: YOUNG JUSTICE #5

HERE’S MICKEY! Mickey Mxyzptlk, son of Mr. Mxyzptlk, built the “perfect world” where he and the boys of Young Justice could rule without being criticized, without having to change, without ever having to grow up. Mickey has an ugly soul and too much power. The boys of Young Justice will have to overcome their shortcomings and defeat him to get back to the DCU they know and need! 

Written by MEGHAN FITZMARTIN

Art by LAURA BRAGA

Cover by MAX DUNBAR

Variant cover by BELÉN ORTEGA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

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