Roundtable Review: DC Universe REBIRTH #1

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“I look down at it and know without question: I love this world. But there’s something missing.” In the five years since DC Comics rebooted their universe through the Flashpoint event and New 52 line, the oldest major comics publisher in America has seen its fortunes fall. After being barraged with complaints about homogeneous artwork, constant […]

Geoff Johns wants you to be monetarily satisfied with DC Universe: Rebirth #1

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While readers tip-toe over spoilers from the DC Universe: Rebirth #1 special launching in T-minus eight(ish) hours in New York, author and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns has offered to write checks to anyone who wasn’t satisfied with their reading experience. In an interview with ComicBook.com today, Johns urged readers who weren’t satisfied with […]

Ben Affleck will play Batman at least two more times

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Did you enjoy Batfleck? I did and I hope you did too, because guess what? He’s contracted for a couple of more features with the studio, Sadfleck or not. In a report at THR, the outlet spoke with William Morris Endeavor’s CEO’s Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, here’s what they had to say on the […]

“I love this world but there’s something missing” – DC gets back into its comfort zone with Rebirth

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In his video introducing DC’s Rebirth publishing plan, Geoff Johns calls it a “third rebirth” for DC. At first I thought this referred to the original DC, Silver age Flash and…something else? But he was actually referring to reimagining Green Lantern and the Flash characters with better, more motivated origins. Perhaps more accurately, from an external viewpoint, its the third rebirth of DC in the Diane Nelson era, following the New 52, DCYou and now a new line based on core characters. Or as he put it, in the video’s most quoted line, “It’s not just an event, it’s a mission for us.”