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DC Comics Says Rebirth Won't Be Just Another Reboot

DC Comics Says Rebirth Won't Be Just Another Reboot (UPDATE)

For months, the House of Superman has been teasing something called Rebirth. Now, they’re starting to talk about what it is.

DC Universe: Rebirth #1 is scheduled to come out this May, laying the groundwork for the next evolution of the publisher’s superhero universe. DC creative director Geoff Johns will be writing the kickoff to the event and talked to Comic Book Resources about what the publisher hopes to do:

“There are certain things, like legacy, that are missing. There are other things that I don’t want to totally spoil. But there are a lot of things in there that I think are unique to the DC Universe, and really need to be pushed back to the forefront. The world’s greatest heroes and the world’s greatest villains. The epic stories. The expanding mythology. The obscure and legacy characters getting their due alongside the classics.”

Johns also said that most titles in DC’s line-up will be relaunching with new #1s.

DC Comics Says Rebirth Won't Be Just Another Reboot (UPDATE)

The publisher’s two oldest titles will be going back to their original numbering and will be publishing twice a month, going to print as Action Comics #957 and Detective Comics #934. Johns isn’t offering up very many details about what’s coming but you can read the interviews on Comic Book Resources.

Here’s the list of titles from the press release:

June:

Rebirth Specials:

AQUAMAN REBIRTH #1

BATMAN REBIRTH #1

THE FLASH REBIRTH #1

GREEN ARROW REBIRTH #1

GREEN LANTERNS REBIRTH #1

SUPERMAN REBIRTH #1

TITANS REBIRTH #1

WONDER WOMAN REBIRTH #1


New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):

AQUAMAN #1

BATMAN #1

THE FLASH #1

GREEN ARROW #1

GREEN LANTERNS #1

SUPERMAN #1

WONDER WOMAN #1


New Issues (Shipping twice monthly):

ACTION COMICS #957

DETECTIVE COMICS #934


July

Rebirth Specials:

BATGIRL & THE BIRDS OF PREY REBIRTH #1

HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS REBIRTH #1

THE HELLBLAZER REBIRTH #1

JUSTICE LEAGUE REBIRTH #1

NIGHTWING REBIRTH #1

RED HOOD & THE OUTLAWS REBIRTH #1


New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):

HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #1

JUSTICE LEAGUE #1

NIGHTWING #1


New #1 Issues (Shipping monthly):

BATGIRL #1

BATGIRL & THE BIRDS OF PREY #1

THE HELLBLAZER #1

RED HOOD & THE OUTLAWS #1

THE SUPER-MAN #1

TITANS #1


Fall

Rebirth Specials:

BATMAN BEYOND REBIRTH #1

BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH #1

CYBORG REBIRTH #1

DEATHSTROKE REBIRTH #1

EARTH 2 REBIRTH #1

SUICIDE SQUAD REBIRTH #1

SUPERGIRL REBIRTH #1

TEEN TITANS REBIRTH #1

TRINITY REBIRTH #1


New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):

CYBORG #1

DEATHSTROKE #1

HARLEY QUINN #1

JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #1

SUICIDE SQUAD #1


New #1 Issues (Shipping monthly):

BATMAN BEYOND #1

BLUE BEETLE #1

EARTH 2 #1

GOTHAM ACADEMY: NEXT SEMESTER #1

SUPERGIRL #1

SUPERWOMAN #1

SUPER SONS #1

TEEN TITANS #1

TRINITY #1




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