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Cover to Infinite Crisis #1

Dark Crisis is published by DC Comics. Price per issue is $5.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issue

Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1: 15 Dec 2020

Current Issue

Dark Crisis #1: 07 Jun 2022

Next Issue

Dark Crisis #2: 05 Jul 2022


Dark Crisis seven-issue series starts June 2022.


Main Characters

  • Superman
  • Batman
  • Wonder Woman
  • Donna Troy
  • Supergirl
  • Power Girl
  • Superman (Earth 2)
  • Superboy (Earth Prime)
  • Alexander Luthor



Minor Characters

Other Characters/Places/Things

Recent Storylines

Dark Crisis #1

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Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1

Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant #2

Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant #1

Tales From the Dark Multiverse: Infinite Crisis #1

Past Storylines

Final Crisis

Infinite Crisis

"Crisis of Conscience"

JLA #115-120. While the Justice League wrestles with the revelations of their past actions in Identity Crisis and battles many of the members of the old Secret Society of Super-Villains, Despero arrives on Earth and mind-controls many of the members. After Despero is defeated, a mystery man wearing a red cape destroys the JLA Watchtower.

Villains United

Lex Luthor forms a new Secret Society of Super-Villains, but six villains, The Secret Six, refuse to join.

Rann-Thanagar War

The Evil Onimar Synn leads displaced Thanagarians to invade the planet Rann.

The OMAC Project

Max Lord uses Checkmate and the OMAC corps, a secret anti-meta-human cyborg force created by Batman and controlled by an orbiting satellite AI known as Brother Eye, to wage war against the meta-human community. When Lord gains mental control over Superman, he is killed by Wonder Woman, and control over the OMACs is left solely under Brother Eye's direction.

Day of Vengeance

Eclipso takes control of Jean Loring's body and convinces the Spectre to destroy all magic. Shadowpact, a group of misfit mystical heroes, forms to stop them.

The Return of Donna Troy


The Blue Beetle discovers that the secret organization Checkmate is now dedicated to stopping super-heroes, and is killed by former ally Max Lord, now the head of Checkmate.

Identity Crisis

The Kingdom

Zero Hour: Crisis in Time

Crisis on Infinite Earths

When the powerful Anti-Monitor attempts to detroy the multiverse, the heroes of multiple worlds and dimensions and times join forces to stop him. In the process, the multiple realities are merged into one.



  • Infinite Crisis - Collects Infinite Crisis #1-7. "Four heroes, trapped in limbo since the original Crisis on Infintie Earths, are about to reveal themselves: one is dying, one wants to save her and restore an entire world that vanished and the other two seek unrivaled power. The plan they concoct is literally earth-shattering, and the world’s greatest superheroes may not be enough to stop their attempt to alter the very nature of reality." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209599 - Kindle -
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths: Paragons Rising Deluxe Edition - Collects the new stories from Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant #1-2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505101

Trade Paperbacks

  • Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 1 - Collects Justice League of America #21-22, 29-30, 37-38 & 46-47. "Our heroes battle the Injustice Society, the Crime Syndicate of Earth-Three, the evil Johnny Thunder, and the Anti-Matter Man!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1563898950 -
  • Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 3 - Collects Justice League of America #91-92, 100-102, 107-108 & 113. "Featuring the legendary search through time for the Seven Soldiers of Victory, the discovery of Earth-X and the Freedom Fighters, and the final fate of Sandman's partner Sandy!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401202314 -
  • Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 4 - Collects Justice League of America #122-124, #135-137 and #147-148. "In this latest collection of team-ups, meet the heroes of Earth-S, led by the Earth's Mightiest Mortal, Captain Marvel, as well as the Legion of Super-Heroes." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209572 -
  • Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 5 - Collects Justice League of America #159-160, 171-172 & 183-185. "The two teams face the unexpected theat from some of DC's war and Western characters, including Jonah Hex and Enemy Ace. Then, the teams must find the traitor within their own ranks. And finally, the JLA and JSA join forces with The New Gods to stop the evil might of Darkseid." - WorldCat - ISBN 140122623X -
  • Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 6 - Collects Justice League of America #195-197, 207-209 & 219-220. "The teams face Gorilla Grodd and the Secret Society of Super-Villains and battle the Crime Syndicate and the the Crime Champions of Earth-1." - WorldCat - ISBN 140123822X
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths - Collects Crisis on Infinite Earths #1-12. "A mysterious being known as the Anti-Monitor has begun a crusade across time to bring about the end of all existence. As alternate earths are systematically destroyed, the Monitor quickly assembles a team of super-heroes from across time and space to battle his counterpart and stop the destruction. DC's greatest heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and Aquaman, assemble to stop the menace, but as they watch both the Flash and Supergirl die in battle, they begin to wonder if even all of the heroes in the world can stop this destructive force." - WorldCat - ISBN 140120922X - Kindle -
  • Infinite Crisis Companion - Collects Day of Vengeance Infinite Crisis Special, Rann-Thanagar War Infinite Crisis Special, The Omac Project Infinite Crisis Special, and Villains United Infinite Crisis Special. - WorldCat - ISBN 140120922X
  • Infinite Crisis - Collects Infinite Crisis #1-7. "OMAC robots are rampaging, magic is dying, villains are uniting, and a war is raging in space. And in the middle of it all, a critical moment has divided Earth's three greatest heroes: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. It's the DCU's darkest day, and long-lost heroes from the past have returned to make things right in the any cost. Heroes will live, heroes will die, and the DCU will never be the same again!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401210600 - Kindle -


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Creative Team

Writer: Geoff Johns; Artists: Phil Jimenez & Andy Lanning; Guest art in certain sections by George Perez & Jerry Ordway; Colorists: Jeremy Cox & Guy Major; Letterer: Nick J. Napolitano.

Publishing History

Future Publication Dates

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Dark Crisis #2: 05 Jul 2022
Dark Crisis: Worlds Without a Justice League – Superman #1: 12 Jul 2022
Dark Crisis #3: 02 AuUg 2022
Dark Crisis: Worlds Without a Justice League – Green Lantern #1: 09 Aug 2022

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