We knew this year’s DCTV crossover event was going to be the biggest one yet with “Supergirl and “Legends of Tomorrow” joining in on the fun, but the question was who would be a big enough threat to bring all these heroes together? Well we now have the answer, as The CW has revealed that our heroes will face the Dominators!
Here is the press release from Warner Bros. and details from Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim about the Dominators coming to the DCTV universe:
“We’re excited to announce that the Big Bad for this season’s 4-way crossover between Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will be DC Comics’ Dominators.”
“This year, for our mega ‘Arrowverse’ crossover,” we’re taking inspiration from a DC crossover from the late 1980s known as Invasion!, which featured an alien race called the Dominators, who’d previously vexed the Legion of Superheroes.”
“We’re using cutting edge prosthetics and computer effects to achieve a feature film-quality look, which is faithful to Invasion! artist Todd McFarlane’s interpretation of the characters.”
While I haven’t personally read the “Invasion!” story in the comics, it had to deal with the Dominators invading Earth to harvest the planet’s metahumans in order to learn how to create their own, which I think sounds like a cool concept to bring all of our heroes together.
The big crossover event kicks off this December!