“Smallville” Season 11 Acknowledged in “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Crossover

With Tom Welling and Erica Durance returning to their “Smallville” roles for The CW’s upcoming “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover, fans have been wondering if the Season 11 comic book, which was published by DC Comics after the finale of the TV series, will be referenced at all.

Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim responded to a question on Twitter, indicating that, while the Season 11 comic book stories won’t be directly referenced, they do consider those stories canon.

“They won’t be directly referenced,” he wrote. “But we consider the comic to be canon (with one small “off-camera” repurchase of a certain farm).”

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October 4, 2019 7:21 pm

The art quality on the book fluctuated wildly but the Season 11 series helped to improve my opinion of the show (I guess because here at least you got actual payoff). This is where I discovered Jorge Jimenez’s art when he worked on the arc that brought in Wonder Woman. Also one of the more enjoyable retellings of Superman and Batman’s first meeting. I loved the conversation they had about their fathers. I still say that if Tom isn’t dodging the suit again, the Season 11 suit would be a good for him to have and be distinct enough from… Read more »

October 4, 2019 8:39 pm
Reply to  MattComics

Whenever I read the Smallville season 11 comic, I thought of how the dialogue would sound if it had been a televised season. So I imagined Tom and Michael and Erica speaking the dialogue when I was reading the comic series. It was a great comic series. To bad it’s no longer running . I would really like to see it come back someday so I could read more exciting stories of Tom Welling’s Superman.

October 4, 2019 10:20 pm

So… #CapeforWelling?

October 4, 2019 10:23 pm
Reply to  afriend

I hope it happens for this crossover afriend.

October 6, 2019 10:31 pm

I really wish they won’t. The comic was inconsistent, while I did love the Green Lantern story, I wish they grounded things better. It stopped feeling real like the show used to be.