DC Comics Universe & Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #1 Spoilers & Review: Batman Who Laughs & Infected Secret Six Vs. Apex Lex Luthor & Earth 3 Crime Syndicate?!

DC Comics Universe and Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #1 Spoilers and Review follows.

Batman Who Laughs and Infected Secret Six Vs…

…Apex Lex Luthor and Earth 3 Crime Syndicate?!

The confrontation has seeds from…

…between Dark Nights: Metal #6 and Justice League #1.

In modern day, Apex Lex Luthor brings the Earth 3 Crime Syndicate for audience with Perpetua at her Godhead HQ.

As they walk towards her, we discover that the World Forger, Monitor and…

…Anti-Monitor, the brothers three and sons of Perpetua, are her prisoners!

The Crime Syndicate want a cut of her evil action…

…in return she makes the citizens with doom in the heart predatory monsters on Earth 3 and kills their Flash analogue Johnny Quick.

They are sent back to their Earth and Perpetua explains her ultimate plan, but…

…Luthor must take care of a Dark Multiverse anomaly on Earth.

The leads of Apex Lex Luthor trying to track down the Batman Who Laughs, but…

…Luthor is confronted by his infected Secret Six!

The Pulse:

Decent art and ok story whose most consequential parts are the opening pages and last few pages. I remain a Crime Syndicate fan despite those intervening pages feeling like fluff. 5.5 out of 10.

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