New York Comic Con 2016 (NYCC 2016) had some interesting reveals as part of Diamond Distributing Retailer’s breakfast.
NYCC 2016 & DC Comics Rebirth Spoilers follow for February 2017 solicitations.
- Batwoman Rebirth #1 to be released in February 2017
- Batwoman #1 launch of ongoing monthly series in March 2017
- Initial co-writers will be Marguerite Bennett and James Tynion IV with Steve Epting on art
- Detective Comics story will set up Batwoman series
- James Tynion IV is co-writer only for opening arc; after that Bennett is the solo writer
- Batwoman Rebirth #1 cover by Steve Epting released by DC Comics
- Super Sons #1 kicks off ongoing monthly series in February 2017
- This was originally solicited for September 2016, but was pushed back
- Original creative team was billed with writers Chris Burns and Dennis Culver along with artist Jorge Jimenez no word if that is the still the book’s creative team
- Current issues of twice monthly Superman series appear to be leading to this series
- December 2016 features Superman and Batman with their Super Sons in a new arc
Justice League of America (JLA)
- Justice League of America (JLA) #1 kicks off a twice monthly shipping series in February 2016
- The series was originally solicited for September 2016 without a named creative team and has been pushed forward
- It will be set up by the December 2016 to January 2-17 weekly Justice League vs. Suicide Squad mini-series and four January 2017 one-shots featuring four unlikley team members as its nucleus: Killer Frost (Caitlin Snow), The Atom (Ryan Cho), The Ray (Ray Terrill) and Vixen (Mari Jiwe McCabe)
- The creative team has not been formally announced, but it seems that Steve Orlando will solo write or co-write the series with possibly Ivan Reis as one of the book’s platooning artists
Fun times in February 2017!
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