The DC Rebirth titles have a two year story arc that all books will be a part of, to varying degrees

Details )

Source: BleedingCool

Ethan Van Sciver, one of the artists involved with the oversized one-shot, has released an early look at his contribution to the comic. Over the weekend, Van Sciver tweeted out a pair of his inked pages from the DC Comics event, and while they're only in black and white, the first page's emphasis on storm clouds gathering across the planet does have a "red skies/Crisis" sort of vibe to it.

one image )

After yesterday's, DC Rebirth announcement, there was no news related to the post-Flashpoint Superman. Pre-Flashpoint Superman seems to be taking over Action Comics, and is going to be written by Dan Jurgens, writer of Superman: Lois and Clark It is currently being assumed that Peter J. Tomasi's Superman will also feature Pre-Flashpoint Superman based on the cover

Large Cover )

So for now, the status of Post-Flashpoint aka New 52 Superman's status is MIA

Discussion here; here
DC announced a new slate of Bat-family titles, with several new writers and some familiar faces coming back to the Bat-family — including an exclusive deal for fan-favorite writer Scott Snyder.

DC Rebirth Batman Creative Team + Large cover )

Source: Newsarama;
Discussion here; here; here; here; here
They won’t have flesh-colored eyeballs, and when they trip you won’t hear bongo drums, but rest assured that the characters of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon studio are coming back soon in a very different form from DC Comics. With an intentionally modern set of revamps, the “Hanna-Barbera Beyond” line of books got a spotlight Friday afternoon at Wondercon 2016 in Los Angeles.

Details )

Source: ComicBookResources
Discussion here
According to BleedingCool article, writer Meredith Finch and artist David Finch will be working at DC Comics on new titles but will be working separately. Currently the husband-wife duo together for Wonder Woman comic book. This is one of the titles that is going to be bi-weekly, and is rumored to be written by Marguerite Bennett

Source: BleedingCool
Discussion here
CBR spoke with Johns in-depth about "Rebirth," who said that the central element of what he's felt has been lost in the DC Universe is "legacy" -- something he'll explore in the "DC Universe Rebirth" one-shot, which the writer says will "answer a lot of your questions while raising a whole bunch of new ones

Interview )

Source: ComicBookResources
Discussion here

In this DC All Access comics clip, Geoff Johns breaks DC's major new publishing event, which kicks off this summer with his 80-page DC Universe: Rebirth #1 before continuing on with a new slate of issue #1s featuring your favorite DC Comics characters from the past and present.
DC Comics will see a "Rebirth" this summer, with a line-wide relaunch and a renewed focus on legacy and the shared universe. After weeks of teases, DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns introduced the initiative to retailers at the ComicsPRO event with a video set to debut during DC's presentation on Thursday afternoon.

"The whole point of 'Rebirth,' for all of us, is to get back to the essence of the characters," Johns says in the video. "In the 'DC Universe: Rebirth' special, the very first couple lines in it sum up what this is to me. There's a picture of the world, and the mysterious narrator says, 'I love this world, but there's something missing.

Source: ComicBookResources
Discussion here
DC Comics has signed exclusive contracts with three rising comics talents namely Grayson and Omega Man writer Tom King and artists Clay Mann of Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death and John Timms of Harley's Little Black Book. As the press release puts it, the deals will ensure the talents "produce their comic book work solely for the DC Comics and Vertigo imprints."

DC's press release points out that King, Mann and Timms join current DC-exclusive talents Bryan Hitch, Peter Tomasi and Tony Daniel.

Source: ComicBookResources; Newsarama; BleedingCool
Discussion here
According to the May 2016 solicits, Marv Wolfman is writing the Cyborg #10. In a twitter conversation, current Cyborg writer, David Walker, announced that Cyborg #9 is his last issue.

"To avoid any confusion: CYBORG #9 is my last issue on the book. It's been fun. Thanks for all the love and support."

May 2016 Cyborg Solicitations:


On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

* Summary:
- The epic conclusion of the “Cybernetic Registration” epic is here! The Cyforce’s true masterminds are finally revealed! How will Cyborg ever regain the trust of our citizens, the government or the JLA again?

Source: BleedingCool; David Walker's twitter
According to Bleeding article by Rich Johnston, "DC Comics will announce Rebirth event tomorrow at the ComicsPRO event for retailers."

Event timing: 2.40pm-6.40pm

Tease: The spin is that the Best of New 52 and DC You is remaining. The old stuff you liked is coming back. Oh, and to expect big name creatives back on the books

Source: BleedingCool
Discussion here; here
Ahead of making Re-Birth announcements, DC Comics is offering exclusive contracts to numbers of writers, according to BleedingCool announcement today. Looks like Gail Simone may be one of those who is considered for getting elusive contract

Details )

Source: BleedingCool
Discussion here; here; here

Flash writer Van Jansen has informed via twitter that he is leaving Flash comics and that Flash #51 is his last issue penned at DC Comics.

"I'll be wrapping up work on The Flash over this week and next. It's been a real honor, spending time in Central City," Jensen said. "There will be much more news from DC about what they have in store. Don't worry. Many more great adventures ahead for Barry Allen and all. As for me, I've spent most of the past 4 years focused on the DCU. It's time for me to focus on my own stories. I have so many exciting things on the way. Some you've heard about. Most you haven't. I'm blessed to do the job I always dreamed of doing."

Source: Newsarama; ComicBookResources; BleedingCool
Discussion here

Newsarama provides three guesses as to what DC's Rebirth is supposed to be about.

1. To Retrun Characters into what they were actually suppose to be
2. Event that may have consequences
3. Alternate reality.

To read more details about this, please go the source links

Source: Newsarama
Via twitter, Batman artist Greg Capullo confirmed that series writer Scott Snyder is leaving Batman

Spoiler )

Source: BleedingCool

Yesterday, DC Comics co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee both tweeted out the following image along with the teased caption "#Rebirth. Not sure what it means actually. Although online speculations have going on that this confirmed the upcoming Reboot / Relauch from DC Comics this summmer. Whatever happens, stay tuned for more news.

Source: ComicBookResources; Newsarama;; ComicVine
Another BleedingCool news report mentions that A-star writer DC writer Scott Snyder will be leaving hit *Batman* title for its counterpart monthly comics *Detective Comics* The reason for the move is reported as follows

The decision to switch books is more likely to be remove Snyder from the event driven nature of some modern comics and of the pressure of writing the lead Batbook, and DC’s bestselling title. He will be more able to do as he pleases with he character.

Source: BleedingCool; ComicBookResources
Discussion here; here



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