Earth 2 focuses on the reintroduction of Golden Age versions of The Flash, Green Lantern and many others into the New 52 universe, on a parallel Earth that is. Given the continuity changes in the New 52 timeline, a Golden Age of superheroes never existed and this was Robinson’s way of bringing these timeless characters back into the fold. You’ll see their alter egos make their brief debuts as well as many hints regarding other characters.
|Earth 2 Batman in action|
This leads to my only gripe with this debut issue of Earth 2 is that unfortunately, this is all we get of DC’s Trinity. We won’t reveal any more details and spoil it for you but we hope Robinson delves into the background stories of these parallel heroes. The buildup of the characters was just so tremendous leading up to the first issue and it’s during this issue, that’ll you instantly develop an emotional bond and cling on to them as well.
The Good: A engaging story with a nod to the timeless inspiration of DC’s Trinity; don’t the subtle hints introduced in this issue
The Bad: This is all we get of DC’s Trinity!
Final Verdict: A
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