Among the new and old DC characters featured in Dan Mora's Future State promo art released today is one side that is familiar to some fans - although the character has never been seen in a mainstream DC comic book before.
BOf course, we're talking about Red X - a character straight out of Teen Titans Go! animated series, view nestled in the background of Mora's art, behind the new Wonder Woman (Yara Flor).
He is also mentioned in the solicitation for Future State: Teen Titans # 1.
"When the New Original Teen Titans formed a school to mentor and train young heroes, they wanted to help save the world "the solicitation reads - is part of the DC 's Justice League of Future State ti tles family .
"Years later, the Tower of the Titans is a monument to a cemetery for students lost in a terrible battle," he continues. "Back at the site of their greatest failure, Nightwing, Starfire, Beast Boy and Cyborg join Raven in blazing a trail to face the evil that has destroyed their team and their school. "
"Loyalties are called into question and motives are questionable as former teenage heroes must turn to the mysterious Red X - a former student - for help. Don't miss theThis Red X's first comic book appearance, previously seen only in the hit animated television series Teen Titans Go! "
The mystery of Red X 's identity mirrors the mystery that surrounded Red X in the series. When he made his debut as a mysterious villain, it turned out that 'he was secretly Dick Grayson / Robin in disguise to infiltrate an evil organization.
A new Red X later surfaced in the series with a new mystery tied to his identity - although the identity secret of the new Red X has never been revealed, and remains a subject of fan speculation to this day.
The character has yet to appear in a DC comic book - but his name was mentioned in 2009 's Terror Titans # 2, long before ' The New 52. '
Future State: Teen Titans # 1 is set for release in January, among the first wave of Future titles State.
DC 's Future State event also includes a whole range of famille of Batman titles. Here are all the titles included in the Batman line of Future State .
[Editor's note: A previous version of this article incorrectly named Tim Drake as the original Red X.]