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So it’s here: the beginning of the latest instalment in a long cycle of DC Universe publishing events. Unfortunately, the first issue of Convergence doesn’t hold up the legacy of its best predecessors and might just wind up annoying the fanbase it’s supposed to energise.

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Four years ago, DC Comics killed all of their long-running titles, replacing everything -- including their oldest Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman series -- with new #1s. This past Friday, they have announced that they're practically doing that again. Big, universe-shuffling change is a constant at DC Comics but it's happening more frequently than ever. Let's look back at the cycles and try and figure out why.