Dark Crisis #3 Vs Flashpoint Beyond #4 For The Future Of DC (Spoilers)

Worlds Within Snowglobes – today's Dark Crisis #3 sees Deathstroke – employed by the Great Darkness after his death at the hands of Talia Al Ghul –  trying to start a Crisis. Doing it in the way that only Deathstroke can.

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Today's Flashpoint Beyond #4 also knows what's going on, even from an entirely different part to the Divine Continuum, over in Hypertime rather than the DC Omniverse.

No Justice League? Two Possible Dark Crisis #3 Replacements (Spoilers)

Well, people always die in a Crisis, don't they?

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While Pariah is trying to use the Great Darkness for his own ends, and justifying the title's new name Dark Crisis On Infinite Earths

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But it turns out that maybe, just maybe, The Great Darkness is not the best business partner when Pariah is looking to do the exact opposite of what the Great Darkness is all about. While in Flashpoint Beyond, another captured world is also under scrutiny. As the Watchmen snowglobe cracks…

Dark Crisis Vs Flashpoint Beyond

…as it does, as it did, as it always will.

Dark Crisis Vs Flashpoint Beyond

And may be in the process of being weaponised, just like the worlds of the multiverse by the Great Darkness…

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And just as Flashpoint Beyond must deal with the Omniverse coming into contact with Hypertime, the world of the Dark Crisis meeting that of Flashpoint…

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….so Pariah must meet the fate of the Justice Leaguers who he condemned to their own particular snow globes of self contained retro continuity.

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Ashes to ashes, snow to water… Dark Crisis #3 and Flashpoint Beyond #4 are both published today by DC Comics.

DARK CRISIS #3 (OF 7) CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere
THE BATTLE OF THE EMERALD ARMY HAS BEGUN! Hal Jordan has launched all-out war on Pariah and the Dark Army to avenge his fallen Justice League teammates—but how can one man stand in the way of the Great Darkness? Meanwhile back on Earth, Titans Tower has burned and Deathstroke's army has continued its scorched-earth march across the planet. To stop Slade Wilson, the young heroes of the DCU might have no other choice than to turn to the brutal tactics of Black Adam…
Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 08/02/2022

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #4 (OF 6) CVR A MITCH GERADS
(W) Geoff Johns, Tim Sheridan, Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
Thomas Wayne is quickly closing in on the Clockwork Killer, but his investigation might be impeded by young Dexter Dent and his own vigilante agenda: breaking his mother out of Arkham!
Retail: $3.99 In-Store Date: 8/2/2022

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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