In case you haven’t heard, Justice League Dark is DC’s next direct-to-DVD animated movie. This film will feature Batman joining forces with John Constantine to form a new team of heroes that includes Zatanna, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Etrigan and Black Orchid. Their mission – defending the DCU from supernatural threats too strange for the regular Justice League to handle.
The Justice League Dark are a fairly new addition to the DCU, so don’t feel bad if you’re not familiar with this particular team. We’ve put together a helpful guide that breaks down the basics of the JLD and what each character from the animated film brings to the table.
If you’re interested in doing a little homework before the release of the film, we can help with that, too. Here are a few graphic novels that will introduce you to the major players and possibly even influence the plot: