The end of the Superman Reborn event has given us a major new evolution in Superman's saga -- a Man of Steel who is a singular mix of his pre- and post-New 52 versions of himself. It seems like the umpteenth time in recent memory that Kal-El has had his origin tweaked, but this time it's a turn of events that could have some wide-reaching implications on DC's current continuity.
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When DC Rebirth kicked off, Batman found the blood-dripped badge of the Comedian embedded in the wall of the Batcave, leaving him very confused but confirming to us that the world of Watchmen was coming to the DC universe. Since then, nothing much has really happened with it -- but starting this April, that will change.
Batman's been showing a broader spectrum of emotions lately, with more trust and genuine attempts at connection coming from Bruce Wayne than there has been in decades. But grief never strays too far from the Dark Knight's side. Batman writer Tom King told us how the superhero is going to handle Gotham City's latest devastating losses and when DC Rebirth's Watchmen mystery will start coming into play (hint: It's sooner than you think).
The bombshell is out: Rebirth has made the Watchmen part of the DC comics universe, and turned at least one of them into the biggest antagonist in the cosmos. It's been a controversial twist, but would DC's biggest competitor have done it, given the chance? According to Marvel Editor Tom Brevoort, absolutely.
Today is the day! DC Rebirth #1 is out, and with it, a crazy new chapter begins in the annals of DC Comics' long and storied history. There's a lot of big teases in this huge 80-page special -- we've read through the whole thing and broke down the biggest reveals, and what they might mean for DC's multiverse going forward.
This week DC is heralding a new era for its comics, both creatively and in terms of its story, with the release of DC Rebirth #1. But they have just revealed some of the craziest ramifications to come out of the new issue, including one that changes the DC universe-at-large in some pretty dramatic ways.
Ever since DC unveiled its line-up for Rebirth, we've had some questions about why the classic Superman of the old DC universe will replace New 52 Superman in the comics. Well, today's Superman #51 has answers... and things aren't looking too good for New 52 universe's version of Clark Kent.