One of the biggest desires of man is the gift of foresight. Unfortunately, no amount of fortune tellers and crystal balls will help on this one, but there’s always Earth-12…
Rotating on a slightly different frequency than other worlds in the Multiverse, Earth-12 is set in a timeline slightly ahead of Earth-0—it’s that Earth’s future realized.
On Earth-12, Batman’s successor, Terry McGinnis, is a tough kid shaped by the mean streets of Neo-Gotham. Under a now elderly Bruce Wayne’s guidance, Terry has been joined by Green Lantern, Superman, Warhawk, Aquagirl, Big Barda, Micron and others to form a team known as Justice League Beyond. Together this team, like the Justice League that preceded it, battles the evil that threatens this world.
Earth-12 serves as a reminder that the future is often a sad reminder that problems and shortcomings may never be solved, and in fact sometimes worsen. However, it can also be a source of comfort and hope—an advanced world where heroes like Terry and the Justice League Beyond continue our quest for truth, justice and a better tomorrow. In short, a future that, while imperfect, is still looking bright!
SHOWCASE #62 (1966)