Phase one of DC Rebirth has come to a conclusion after eighteen weeks with several one-shot specials being released from May 2016 to September 2016:
- Week One saw the debut of DC Universe Rebirth #1 and its massive reveals (spoilers here)!
- Week Two saw the debut of the critically acclaimed Batman Rebirth #1, Superman Rebirth #1, Green Lanterns Rebirth #1 and Green Arrow #1 (spoilers here).
- Week Three greeted readers with Aquaman Rebirth #1, The Flash Rebirth #1 and Wonder Woman Rebirth #1 (spoilers here).
- Week Four saw Titans Rebirth #1 hit stands anchored by a returning Wally West Flash (spoilers here).
- Week Five was an extra “fifth week” of comics that saw no special DC Rebirth one-shot released.
- Week Six saw Justice League Rebirth #1 had the New 52 Justice League accept the pre-Flashpoint Superman as Rebirth’s Man of Steel (spoilers here).
- Week Seven saw Nightwing Rebirth #1, with a prominent Batman appearance, and Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 land on stands (spoilers here).
- Week Eight saw Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Rebirth #1 and The Hellblazer Rebirth #1 one-shots make waves (spoilers here).
- Week Nine saw Red Hood and The Outlaws Rebirth #1 focus in Red Hood and Batman’s relationship as Bizarro and Artemis are set to round out Rebirth’s dark trinity (spoilers here).
- Week Ten had Suicide Squad Rebirth #1 explode on stands ahead of its film’s wicked weekend (spoilers here).
- Week Eleven saw Deathstroke Rebirth #1 get the new namesake series off to a solid start (spoilers here).
- Week Twelve had Supergirl Rebirth #1 hit stands with a very new status quo (spoilers here).
- Week Thirteen had Blue Beetle Rebirth #1 brought back TWO Blue Beetles in Jaime Reyes AND Ted Kord (spoilers here).
- Week Fourteen was an extra “fifth week” of comics that saw no special DC Rebirth one-shot released.
- Week Fifteen saw the release of the rather amazing Cyborg Rebirth #1 and a pretty significant reveal impacting all of DC Rebirth (spoilers here).
- Weeks Sixteen and Seventeen saw no special DC Rebirth one-shot released.
- Week Eighteen saw the release of the last two one-shots with Teen Titans Rebirth #1 revealing the team’s 6th member and Batman Beyond Rebirth #1 that saw a HUGE cliffhanger that long-time Batman readers will be intrigued by (spoilers here).
Batman Beyond #1 and Teen Titans #1, both ongoing monthly series, follow their respective special one-shots, and debut on October 28th.
The only other three ongoing series #1’s yet to be debut include, that were pushed from 2016 into 2017, are Justice League America (a twice monthly series) and Super Sons (a monthly series) plus a new Batwoman series (monthly) in March 2017 kicked off by one-shot Batwoman Rebirth #1 in February 2017.
That’s it that’s all for the special DC Rebirth one-shots for 2016/17 for DC Rebirth’s Phase One with DC already teasing what DC Rebirth Phase Two will be about (spoilers here).
What did you think of the DC Rebirth one-shots released between May and September 2016? What were your faves and turds?
Tags: DC Comics, Rebirth