Tales From The Dark Multiverse: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1

Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Mike Perkins Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 16, 2020 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 12
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When the Anti-Monitor’s deadly grudge match with the Multiverse was finally foiled, there was only one Earth left! But which Earth? That was crucial to what would happen next. In one timeline, Earth-1’s Superman stopped the Superman of Earth-2 from going into final battle, but in the Dark Multiverse, it’s Jor-L of Earth-2 who survives, changing the landscape for all that follows. When Surtur comes looking to crush all life, the beleaguered heroes jump into their next big battle, jumping from one Crisis to the next...but will the last days of the Justice Society of America play out differently if Green Lantern Alan Scott can step into th more

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Kendra Hale Dec 18, 2020

    Read it. Every one of the stories in this series have been magnificent, and I always look forward to the next twist on one of the pivotal moments in DC's history. This one was especially delicious, as the original Crisis On Infinite Earths included so many characters, and echoed through so many of the story-lines that followed it. The Tales From The Dark Multiverse twist definitely has the same feeling, and we get a look at how differently things could have gone. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - Jeff Brister Dec 15, 2020

    Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Crisis on Infinite Earths is another well-done tragic tale with a knife-sharp twist. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Dec 15, 2020

    Who thought that digging up characters from decades ago could have this level of emotional punch? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Dec 15, 2020

    Orlando deserves a lot of credit for trying something new with the Tales from the Dark Multiverse format and while the execution isn't always great, this is a worthwhile read for fans of the JSA despite the heavy casualties. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Nerdly - Dean Fuller Dec 18, 2020

    A world will live, many worlds will die, and the universe will never be the same. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Dec 15, 2020

    While this is less Crisis On Infinite Earths and more The Last Days of the Justice Society, the story that we got in this is something that feels right out of the Dark Multiverse with how bleak it is and while that may not be for everyone, it is a chance to see our favorite and not so favorite Golden Age heroes get together to save a world where the more modern heroes fell in battle. The art is great and there are some decent character moments in the story, but the over-the-top death and blood seemed excessive and the setup for the story didn't work as well as I would have liked. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Connor Casey Dec 16, 2020

    By now you know the score with the Dark Multiverse"take a classic DC Comics story, change one thing about it that causes tragedy to unfold and watch as at least one hero turns evil while dozens more die gruesomely. That's all here in Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Crisis on Infinite Earths, but if you're looking for a ground-shaking story like the original Crisis you best look elsewhere. Read Full Review

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