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DC Discloses a Major Superman Bad Guy Exists in the Arrowverse

DC’s Earth-Prime # 6 by authors Jeff Hersh and also Thomas Pound and also artist Will Robson confirms a major Superman villain exists in the Arrowverse.

The most up to date as well as last issue of DC’s Earth-Prime collection reveals that Brainiac, one of Superman’s best and also toughest villains, exists within the Arrowverse.

Earth-Prime # 6 originates from authors Jeff Hersh as well as Thomas Pound, musician Will Robson, colorist Alex Sinclair, and letterer Tom Napolitano. In the problem, Bart Allen/Impulse and Nora West-Allen/XS are out doing some crime-fighting when they encounter Magog. While Supergirl comes flying in to fight the bad guy, Impulse and also XS additionally swiftly find themselves involved a variety of relevant assaults in nearby cities that Magog is adjusting.

Requiring to locate a means to beat Magog, Impulse as well as XS head to Smallville to get Superman/Clark Kent’s assistance.” [Magog’s] informing individuals they don’t require heroes,” Impulse tells Clark. “Assembled a number of other bad dudes to assault every level 5 excellent man. Now the heroes are gone!”

Desperate, Impulse advises Clark of a fight he had with Brainiac years ago. “You took down Brainiac when you were only a teenager.”

Brainiac has yet to officially show up in the CW’s Arrowverse; although, the personality has actually been alluded to by the presence of Brainiac 5, who was introduced in Supergirl Season 3 and is represented by Jesse Rath. A women variation of Brainiac 5, portrayed by Meaghan Rath, likewise showed up in a later period of Supergirl. In the comics, Brainiac 5 is a green-skinned teen from the future that is a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes as well as is additionally a descendent of Brainiac.

Developed by Otto Binder and also Al Plastino, Brainiac/Vril Dox initially showed up in 1958’s Action Comics # 252. Understood for taking Krypton’s resources city and often portrayed as being responsible for the devastation of Krypton, Brainiac is just one of Superman’s most powerful opponents that additionally serves as a significant opponent to the Justice League. Brainiac has previously appeared in live-action style in Smallville, where he’s played by James Marsters, and also in Krypton, where he’s played by Blake Ritson.

Earth-Prime # 6 functions cover art by Kim Jacinto as well as alternative cover art by Bryan Hitch and Hi-Fi. The problem is on sale now from DC.

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