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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.



  • Action Girl: Deuce is revealed to be this when it is revealed she discovered Dragonflyman and hideout and kept the info from Number One. She also easily defeated Earth-Omega Number One.
  • 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, by offloading their pollution to other earths.
  • Chronoscope: Earth Zeta developed the technology to surveil parallel worlds, whose entire history is available to them. Each of them apparently destroyed themselves in global war. That Earth's Number One managed to advance the technology to allow travel to them.
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  • 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.
  • Crazy-Prepared: As a spoof of the campy love action Batman, Dragonflyman has a highly specific device for practically any scenario. He's Immune to Bullets due to at least two separate tools, one is an antidote that heals the damage, another is replacing his cape with super sticky paper that somehow catches them without being pierced by them.
  • Evil Is Hammy: This applies to pretty much all the villains of Earth-Alpha.
  • Fluffy the Terrible: As scary as Dragonfly can be, he’s still a man in a purple and green outfit calling himself “Dragonfly”
  • Greater-Scope Villain: The Omega version of Number 1 mentions a One-Prime, who he begs to save him right before he is ripped to pieces by his broken dimensional mirror.
  • 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.
  • Skewed Priorities: Dragonfly accuses the mayor and bank president for prioritizing a hostage situation over a far more dangerous serial killer.
  • 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.
  • Tele-Frag: The Omega version of Number 1 meets his demise by traveling through a broken dimensional mirror and ending up shredded to pieces on the shards in transit.
  • 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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