DC introduces a new ally for Constantine and Batgirl

in the Lazarus planeta new swordsman joins the DC Universe and her name is Xanthe.


New details are available for Lazarus Planet: Dark Fate Ranked #1 after DC Comics’ February 2023 tender release, a question for readers: “What lurks in the corners of the spirit world for the new character Xanthe?” Taking to Twitter, DC Editor Jessica Chen shared artist Haining’s cover artwork highlighting Xanthe, her design and massive sword, and tweeted, “Soon meet new character Xanthe as they battle Chinese vampires with some help from John Constantine and Cass Cain Batgirl.” Chen’s use of gender-neutral pronouns in reference to Xanthe points out that this is a new non-binary character created for DC.

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Created by writers Alyssa Wong and Haining for Xanthe’s comic debut, the hero joins forces with one of the DC Universe’s most beloved wizards and deadliest fighters as they face vampires alongside John Constantine and Batgirl Cassandra Cain. before Lazarus planetCass is starring in ongoing DC movies Batgirls series and fights alongside the Bat-Family in Gotham City while Constantine serves as a member of the Justice League Dark. Exactly what unites the vigilante, mage, and Xanthe against vampires remains to be seen Lazarus planet.


Breakdown of DC’s Lazarus Planet and 2023 lineup

Originally announced at New York Comic Con 2022, Lazarus planet is a seven-part event that revolves around the Batman vs Robin miniseries. Issue #4 of the miniseries will feature the explosion of a Lazarus Volcano causing a massive Lazarus Storm that affects humans by granting them various abilities. Except for the second to last problem dark fateother issues part of Lazarus planet contain Lazarus Planet: Alpha, Lazarus Planet: Once we were gods, Lazarus Planet: Legends Reborn, Lazarus Planet: Next Evolution and the final Lazarus Planet: Omega.

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Lazarus planet closes the gap between the events of DC 2022 and 2023. The seven-part story comes after the conclusion of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths in Dec. 2022, with which the “Dawn of the DCU” should be brought into being. A year-long event titled “Dawn of DC” begins in January 2023 and will include the release of numerous new titles, including two Green Lantern Series, Batman: The Brave the Bold and new series for characters like Superman, Green Arrow, Shazam! and the Doom Patrol.

Along with Wong and Haining Lazarus Planet: Dark Fate #1 features the work of authors Tim Seeley, Joshua Williamson, Dennis Culver and AL Kaplan, interior designers Baldemar Rivas, Chris Burnham and Kaplan, and cover artists David Marquez, Alejandro Sanchez, Al Barrionuevo, Ibrahim Moustafa, Burnham and Nick Filardi. The issue is slated to go on sale February 14 at DC Comics.

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