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SDCC ’22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green' #1
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SDCC ’22: DC Comics announces ‘Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green’ #1

Superman and Swamp Thing uncover the secrets of the Great Darkness!

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During the Dark Crisis panel at San Diego Comic-Con, new details emerged surrounding the main event, as well as new tie-ins. One of which is a Swamp Thing centric tie-in called Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1. Written by Joshua Williamson, Dan Waters, Ram V, and Alex Paknadel with art by Daniel Bayliss, the 48-page one-shot will arrive in comic shops on October 4.

“I’ve had a lot of fun playing with the magical side of DC’s incredible cast of characters from Arion to Zatanna,” said writer Ram V. “I’m thrilled to be working with Joshua, Dan Watters, and Alex Paknadel as co-writers to bring a little bit of ‘magic’ to Dark Crisis with characters like Alan Scott, the Swamp Thing, Jon Kent, and John Constantine delving into the Deadly Green.”

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So what’s Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1 about?

Superman and Swamp Thing uncover the secrets of the Great Darkness! During the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, Swamp Thing encountered and formed a truce with the Great Darkness, but this ancient force has been awakened by Pariah and now its influence is felt across the Multiverse. Now the Avatar of the Green must work together with new allies to investigate how far the Great Darkness has spread and why it would work with Pariah. If they want to stop the Great Darkness from swallowing the Green, they need some extra help…ENTER: SUPER SWAMP THING.

Check out covers by Goñi Montes, Felipe Massafera, and Steve Beach below.

SDCC ’22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green' #1 SDCC ’22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green' #1 SDCC ’22: DC Comics announces 'Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green' #1

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.

After making a surprise appearance on the panel, writer Ram V announced that he—alongside Joshua Williamson, Dan Waters, and Alex Paknadel with art by Daniel Bayliss—will be part of the creative team behind Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1. After a truce with the Great Darkness, Swamp Thing must work together with Superman to investigate how it’s spreading across the Multiverse. Introducing: Super Swamp Thing! Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1 will be available at comic shops on October 4, 2022.

“I’ve had a lot of fun playing with the magical side of DC’s incredible cast of characters from Arion to Zatanna,” said writer Ram V. “I’m thrilled to be working with Joshua, Dan Watters, and Alex Paknadel as co-writers to bring a little bit of ‘magic’ to Dark Crisis with characters like Alan Scott, the Swamp Thing, Jon Kent and John Constantine delving into the Deadly Green.”

DARK CRISIS: THE DEADLY GREEN #1
Superman and Swamp Thing uncover the secrets of the Great Darkness! During the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, Swamp Thing encountered and formed a truce with the Great Darkness, but this ancient force has been awakened by Pariah and now its influence is felt across the Multiverse. Now the Avatar of the Green must work together with new allies to investigate how far the Great Darkness has spread and why it would work with Pariah. If they want to stop the Great Darkness from swallowing the Green, they need some extra help…ENTER: SUPER SWAMP THING.

Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, DAN WATTERS, RAM V, and ALEX PAKNADEL
Art by DANIEL BAYLISS
Cover by GOÑI MONTES
Variant cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA
1:25 foil variant cover by STEVE BEACH
$5.99 | 48 pages | One-shot
ON SALE 10/4/22

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