Event Leviathan Writer Brian Michael Bendis on Supergirl’s Upcoming Leviathan Storyline

Today marked an enormous chapter in Event Leviathan, Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev’s occasion miniseries that pits a bunch of detectives led by Lois Lane towards a shadowy determine who has taken over Leviathan and used its assets to dismantle the intelligence equipment of the DC Universe. The story facilities round a principal thriller that boils all the way down to “who is this Leviathan person anyway,” for the reason that person who took over the group from Talia Head is sporting a masks and going by the identify of the group. It additionally seems to have far-reaching ramifications, with a brand new Suicide Squad coming in December that won’t contain Amanda Waller.

At the identical time Bendis is doing this — a narrative which appears to be geared toward reordering DC’s quite a few, generally redundant, spy organizations — Supergirl is taking the identical group and making it into the massive unhealthy of their upcoming fifth season. Little is thought in regards to the precise intricacies of Leviathan’s position in Supergirl, but it surely appears fairly probably that the tales will cowl at the very least a number of the similar floor. And Bendis welcomes it.

“This is really good,” Bendis instructed He famous that since he had associates on the writing workers, “I’ve been getting ‘we’re doing it too!’ Warner Bros. TV are very enthusiastic about it. We’ve accomplished it a pair fo occasions on different reveals, too. It’s good mojo that we’re each type of in the identical headspace. I’m very excited. I do know what’s going on on Supergirl and that’s the very best model of that story and we’re doing the very best DC Comics Universe model of the story, so it’s very thrilling.”

Leviathan was revealed as the massive unhealthy for this season on the finish of season 4, as Eve Tessmacher was approached whereas making an attempt to make her escape when Lex Luthor’s plans collapsed. That revelation got here proper across the similar time Bendis’s Event Leviathan was kicking into excessive gear, main followers to wonder if there was a connection between the 2.


“This season will be about how technology impacts us, and how people use it to escape from what happens in their lives,” govt producer Robert Rovner mentioned throughout the present’s San Diego Comic-Con panel. “We’re seeing how our villains use technology against us, and our heroes try to bring us back.”

Supergirl’s fifth season will start Sunday, October sixth at 9/8c on The CW.

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