DC might still be in the early stages of building a cohesive universe on the big screen, but their TV counterparts are way ahead of them – with a fully-operational comic book multiverse that just keeps getting bigger every year.
Now that Supergirl has moved to The CW, the network will have four shows – the others are Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, in case you’ve forgotten – with which to bring decades of DC comics history to the small screen. They’re certainly wasting no time with that, either, as the next season of each show will feature a truck load of new characters from the source material.
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Snapper Carr will turn up on Supergirl, Mirror Master will make his long-awaited debut on The Flash, 80s action star Dolph Lundgren will appear on Arrow as a version of Russian superhero Red Star, and the list goes on.
With so many new characters set to make their debuts in the Arrowverse this year, we’ve put together a handy guide of the 10 most important. And these are just the ones that have already been announced – who knows what other surprises DC has up their sleeve…