Batman is likely one of the hottest characters in comics. One DC Comics creator has some difficult emotions in regards to the Caped Crusader although. Tony Isabella is the person identified for bringing Black Lightning to the DC universe. It’s no secret that Batman is a large a part of DC’s lineup and efforts like Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman will do little to alter that. He’s been an enormous staple in popular culture for some time now because of the quite a few, movies, cartoons, and references to the character in different mediums. It’s like you’ll be able to’t get away from the guy. But, though all of that is constructive for the corporate, Isabella argues that there’s one main draw back.
The creator wrote on Facebook, “Here’s a tip. Don’t ask me to join groups or visit pages that have “Batman” in their titles. He was once my favorite comics hero. Now I consider him one of the most toxic and the ruination of DC Comics. DC hurts their other characters by making Batman the center of their universe.”
Now, which may appear a bit harsh, however Isabella has by no means been one to carry his tongue. Luckily for him, his creation goes to be seeing even extra display time within the upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths. (Who is aware of, he may even meet a Batman whereas he’s serving to save the universe.) Now, when information of Black Lightning becoming a member of the crossover occasion broke followers have been overjoyed.
Black Lightning star Cress Williams posted a photograph of himself with The Flash star Grant Gustin. There was additionally a phot of Williams on the controls of the Waverider from Legends of Tomorrow. The behind-the-scenes pictures from Crisis on Infinite Earths stoked hypothesis about what precisely was occurring within the crossover. Other pictures included Gustin standing between two fully-costumed Supermen (Tyler Hoechlin and Brandon Routh). That picture featured Routh’s Kingdom Come Superman within the background, in addition to The Flash and what seems to be Audrey Marie Anderson within the pants, gloves, and boots from her Harbinger costume however with out the tunic.
Williams is pumped for this primary foray into the Arrowverse. Getting to hang around with different CW heroes and spend time across the set of Legends of Tomorrow. But, there’s work to do within the Arrowverse. The Crisis has hovered within the background for the reason that starting of those reveals. Black Lightning should do is a component to stop all of the worlds in existence from assembly a fast finish.
Crisis on Infinite Earths kicks off on Sunday, December eight on Supergirl, runs via a Monday episode of Batwoman and that Tuesday’s episode of The Flash. That would be the midseason cliffhanger, because the reveals go on hiatus for the vacations and return on January 14 to complete out the occasion with the midseason premiere of Arrow and a “special episode” of Legends of Tomorrow, which launches as a midseason sequence this yr and so won’t have an episode on the air earlier than the Crisis.