DC Comics Rebirth Spoilers & Review: DC Rebirth’s Deathstroke #1 Is An Action-Packed Geopolitical Tour De Force!

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Spoilers and review for DC Comics Rebirth’s Deathstroke #1 follow.

This issues kicks off right where the Rebirth one-shot ended (spoilers here) with Deathstroke, aka Slade Wilson, rescuing long-time confidant and mentor who was presumed dead Wintergreen, aka William Randolph Wintergreen, from the clutches of Warlord Jazaki.

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We Wintergreen attempting to save the children under the protection of Deathstroke from the Clock King with…

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…interesting chronal results for Wintergreen! Deathstroke strikes Clock King who seems to be made up of…

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…time itself? A battle ensues and…

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…the Clock King loses. Deathstroke than confronts Jazaki’s men, who are holding the village boys hostage, that he honored his contract and the Congressman was re-elected; he never promised he wouldn’t take a header afterwards. Deathstroke reinforces strongly that boys remain under his protection and are not to be harmed or else!

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Wintegreen has been in captivity so long he thinks this adventure with Deathstroke just a recurring dream of his. However, Deathstroke shakes him into reality with…

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…a punch to let him know this is all real!

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The book ends with Jazaki wondering how he can turn around recent events to his favor. Definitely not the end.

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So…

I’m a long-time Deathstroke fan so was please to see DC including him in Rebirth. The one-shot and this debut issue are what the doctor ordered. Action, intrigue, geopolitical backdrop…. a fun and compelling romp! Definitely back for Deathstroke #2.

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