DC Universe celebrates Earth Day with Poison Ivy

Poison IvyApril 22 is Earth Day and the DC Universe has a curated list of content to help fans celebrate this momentous occasion, putting the spotlight on one of Batman’s nemeses, Poison Ivy.

Earth Day is an annual event that is celebrated globally to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since it began in 1970, this year will be the 50th Anniversary of the event in which 193 countries participate. As part of the campaign, DC has put together some material that supports the theme of saving the earth.

Poison Ivy Earth DayHere is the official message from DC about their celebration:

“Every day is Earth Day for DC’s iconic villain, Poison Ivy. A passionate lover of the earth and its number one defense from mankind, Poison Ivy has been a vital character in DC’s comics throughout its history. On DC UNIVERSE, fans can catch up on a handful of Poison Ivy comic book moments including POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH, BATMAN: POISON IVY #1, SECRET ORIGINS #36, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #42-43, and her very first appearance in BATMAN #181.

In addition to comics, Poison Ivy has made appearances on a variety of DC shows that are available to stream on DC UNIVERSE including Batman: The Animated Series, The Batman, and more recently DC’s Harley Quinn. For more earthly fun, fans can also check out DC’s Swamp Thing on DC UNIVERSE.”

Check out the full list of content available on DC UNIVERSE perfect for Earth Day:

Poison Ivy and Harley QuinnWhat to Read:

  • POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH (2016)
  • SECRET ORIGINS (1986) #36 (Neil Gaiman’s retelling of Poison Ivy’s origin)
  • SECRET ORIGINS (2014) #10 (Poison Ivy’s New 52 origin)
  • BATMAN: POISON IVY #1
  • JOKERS ASYLUM: POISON IVY #1
  • DETECTIVE COMICS FEATURING POISON IVY
  • BATMAN: HARLEY AND IVY
  • BATMAN (1940) #181 (Poison Ivy’s first appearance)
  • BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #42-43 (“Hot House”)

DC Swamp ThingWhat to Watch:

  • DC’s Harley Quinn (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • DC’s Swamp Thing (Season 1)
  • Batman: The Animated Series
    • Season 1
      • “Pretty Poison”
      • “Eternal Youth”
      • “Harley and Ivy”
    • Season 2
      • “House and Garden”
  • The Batman
    • Season 3
      •  “Fleur Du Mal”

You can visit DCUniverse.com to read and watch all the content featured above just in time for Earth Day.