Earth One is an ongoing series of graphic novels published by DC Comics which retells the earliest adventures of various DC Comics characters. The series takes place in a new continuity on a new Earth separate from the DC Universe, freeing it from continuity restraints. The series was launched with Superman: Earth One, which was released on October 27, 2010.
Earth One is a series of graphic novels of 21st century interpretations of the DC Comics' characters, retelling their earliest adventures as well as their attempts to gain the world's populace's trust while trying to benefit humanity. In this continuity, both Superman and Batman initially had no desire to be superheroes and each attempts to lead a normal life despite their tragic backgrounds, but circumstances in their adulthoods would ultimately lead them to the path of virtue and heroism. The world is also suspicious of the superheroes' motives despite their actions have proven them benign, leading people like US Army Major Sandra Lee from Superman: Earth One and its associated titles to be hostile towards Superman and heroes like him.
Earth One titles
- Superman: Earth One, Volume 1-2; Volume 3 will be released in February 2015.
- Batman: Earth One, Volume 1; Volume 2 will be released in May 2015.
- Teen Titans: Earth One, Volume 1 will be released November 2014.
- Wonder Woman: Earth One, Volume 1 was slated for a Summer 2014 release before being postponed to 2015. The graphic novel will be written by Grant Morrison with art by Yanick Paquette. During the graphic novel's production, it was temporarily titled Wonder Woman: The Trial of Diana Prince.
- Ultimate Marvel - a Marvel Comics imprint preceding Earth One with a similar purpose.
- All Star DC Comics - an imprint DC had done with a similar, but not identical premise.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 DC Universe: The Source » Blog Archive » DCU IN 2010: WELCOME TO EARTH ONE
- ↑ DC Comics SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 2 | DC Comics
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=51760
- ↑ http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=51766
- ↑ https://twitter.com/nathanfairbairn/status/334710238420807681
- ↑ http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2013/05/first-look-grant-morrisons-wonder-woman-earth-one-and-multiversity-comic-books.html
- ↑ Ching, Albert (August 16, 2013). "GRANT MORRISON'S "WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE" GETS NEW TITLE". Comic Book Resources. http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=47357. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- Earth One at the Source, DC Comics.com
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