This Wednesday, DC Comics is launching its new weekly comic book series, Futures End. The premise of the book focuses on a futuristic dystopia where most of Earth’s heroes have been killed off and assimilated by the sentient A.I., Brother Eye. In order to prevent this future from ever happening, Batman Beyond has to travel back in time to the present in order to kill the person responsible for creating this computerized menace.

Unfortunately, the time travel is imperfect, and Batman Beyond finds himself too late to stop the inevitable. This is where Futures End #0, which was released on Free Comic Book Day, leaves readers. To find out what happens next, you can purchase or download Futures End #1 on Wednesday. If you still need convincing, here are Five Reasons to be Excited About DC’s New Weekly Comic Series, Futures End.

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