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One’s an Ideal Hero and Batman 66 expy, the other’s a morally grey soldier fighting crime by any means necessary! Together, they have to struggle to survive each other’s worlds after falling through a magic mirror. Such is the nature of Wrong Earth, published by Ahoy Comics. On Earth-Alpha, Dragonflyman and his side-kick, Stinger, are heroes of Incorruptible Pure Pureness who’s sole mission in life is to protect their beloved Fortune City from all manner of costume crooks. On Earth-Omega, Fortune City is a Crapsack World, and though Dragonfly also believes in protecting it from criminals, he does it in such a morally ambiguous way that it can sometimes be hard to tell who’s the hero and who’s the villain. Also, his version of Stinger is Dead to Begin With. When they accidentally get switched after trying to capture their respective versions of the villain calling himself Number 1, they quickly discover that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in their philosophies.



  • Alternate Universe: Earth-Alpha and Earth-Omega. Dragonfly and Dragonflyman both realize they’re in one of these fairly quickly, and they’re not happy about it at all. The end of the comic also teases the existence of Earth Zeta, a world where a version of Number 1 has somehow managed to solve every major environmental crisis in the whole world.
  • Cliffhanger: Volume 1 ends with the two heroes staying in the other worlds, and taking their world-views with them. This could be good for Earth-Omega, not so good for Earth-Alpha. And then there's the question of Earth-Zeta...
  • Crapsack World: The Fortune City of Earth-Omega is this, more than Gotham City has ever been. The police and mayor are all corrupt, murders happen all the time, and Dragonfly himself is seen as a terrifying entity by most people no matter their moral alignment. It almost veers into parody territory with how over-the-top dark it is.
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  • Fluffy the Terrible: As scary as Dragonfly can be, he’s still a man in a purple and green outfit calling himself “Dragonfly”
  • Heel–Face Turn: Dragonfly wasn't technically a villain, but as he stays with Stinger in Earth-Alpha, he softens up considerably, possibly trying to make up for the fact that his own Stinger killed himself.
  • It's All About Me: Both versions of Number 1 have this mindset (hence the name), but as expected, the Earth-Omega version is a psychotic murderer while the Earth-Alpha version is mainly just a goofy criminal obsessed with numbers. He freaks out when he's transported to the other world, before being killed mercilessly.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Dragonfly uses torture, threats, and even murder to fight crime without a second thought. It’s really not clear if he can be called “good”, although he might have been a little nicer before Stinger killed himself
  • Ideal Hero: Dragonflyman is a parody of this, specifically an expy of Batman from the ‘66 tv show. He never drinks, advocates that better education systems are the way to prevent crime, and has explosion repellent (of his own design). He finds it very hard to stick to his ideals when he ends up on Earth-Omega, but nevertheless, he stops himself from sinking to Dragonfly’s lows.
  • Sugar Bowl: The Fortune City of Earth-Alpha. Everything is bright and sunny, the bureaucracy is never corrupt, and criminals are more-or-less harmless, only ever venturing to murder in the case of Dragonflyman himself. Dragonfly can’t believe it when he first gets there, and quickly gets annoyed when trying to find the psychotic Number 1 among a sea of comical villains.
  • White Sheep: The Stinger of Earth-Alpha reveals that both his and Dragonflyman’s parents were evil criminals, inspiring them to become crime fighters instead.

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