WonderCon: DC Unveils its "Rebirth" Creative Teams

Sat, March 26th, 2016 at 1:18pm PST

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CBR has your full rundown on all the upcoming titles from DC Comics' upcoming "Rebirth" relaunch, as announced at the company's panel at WonderCon 2016 in Los Angeles, which was simulcast worldwide online.

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The relaunch, which will not reboot the ongoing story of DC characters, will begin in May with the "DC Universe: Rebirth" one-shot written by DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, and drawn by Gary Frank, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, and Ethan Van Sciver.

"Action Comics," which will return to its original series numbering, will be written by Dan Jurgens and drawn by Patrick Zircher, Tyler Kirkham, and Stephen Segovia. It ships twice monthly, starting in June.

"Superman" will be written by Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, with art by Gleason and Doug Manke. It ships twice monthly, beginning in June.

"Wonder Woman" will be written, once again, by Greg Rucka, and drawn by Liam Sharp and Nicola Scott. It ships twice monthly beginning in May, and with Sharp illustrating contemporary adventures, and Scott providing "Year One" stories.

"New Superman" will be written by Gene Yang and drawn by Viktor Bogdanovic. It stars a new character who becomes imbued with the powers of Superman, and becomes a hero.

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"Supergirl" will be written by Steve Orlando with art by Brian Ching, and ships monthly beginning in September. The series will pit Supergirl against the Kryptonian Cyborg, who is revealed to be Kara's father.

"Trinity," starring DC's Big 3 of Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman, will be written and drawn by Francis Manapul, with additional art by Clay Mann. It will ship monthly starting in September.

"Superwoman," a new character, will star in a book written and drawn by Phil Jimenez, with additional art by Emanuela Lupacchino. It will be released monthly starting in August.

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"Justice League" will be written by Brian Hitch, with art by Tony Daniel and Fernando Pasarin. It will ship twice monthly beginning in June.

"The Flash" will be written by Joshua Williamson, with art by Carmine Di Giandomencio and Neil Googe. It ships twice monthly beginning in June.

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"Hal Jordan & The Green Lantern Corps" will be written by Robert Venditti with art by Ethan Van Sciver and Rafa Sandoval. It ships twice a month beginning in July.

"Green Lanterns" will be written by Sam Humphries with art by Robson Rocha and Ardian Syaf, and ships twice monthly beginning in June.

"Cyborg" will be written by John Semper and drawn by Will Conrad and Paul Pelletier. It ships twice monthly beginning in August.

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"Aquaman" will be written by Dan Abnett and Brad Walker, with art by Walker, Jesus Merino, and Phil Briones.

"Titans" will be written by Dan Abnett and drawn by Brett Booth. It ships monthly beginning in July.

"Green Arrow" will be written by Ben Percy with art by Otto Schmidt and Juan Ferreyra. It ships twice monthly beginning in June.

"Harley Quinn" will be written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, with art by Chad Hardin and John Timms. It ships in August, twice monthly.

"Suicide Squad" will be written by Rob Williams, with art by Jim Lee and Philip Tan. It ships in August, twice monthly. The team will be made up of Killer Croc, Harley Quinn, Katana, Deadshot, Flagg, with more memebers to be announced.

"Red Hood & The Outlaws," shipping in August, will be written by Scott Lobdell with art by Dexter Soy. Bizarro and Artemis, of the Amazons, will join Red Hood for what Geoff Johns called a "dark trinity."

"Deathstroke" will be written by Christopher Priest, with art by Carlo Pagulayan, Igor Vitorino, and Felipe Watanabe. It ships twice monthly, beginning in August.

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"Batman Beyond" will be written by Dan Jurgens with art by Bernard Chang. It ships monthly beginning in October, and sees the return of Terry McGinnis.

"Blue Beetle" will be written by Keith Giffen with art by Scott Kolins. It ships in September, and unites Jaime Reyes with, according to Johns, "His mentor, Ted Kord."

"Hellblazer" will be written by Simon Oliver with art by Moritat. It ships monthly beginning in August.

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In "Teen Titans," written by Ben Percy and drawn by Jonboy Meyers, ships in October, and sees Damian Wayne trying to lead the Titans, and instead sparring with them.

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In the Bat-family of books, a new "All Star Batman" title was announced, to be written by longtime series scribe Scott Snyder, with art by John Romita Jr., Jock, Sean Murphy, and more artists to be named. It ships twice monthly starting in August, and will feature many of the classic Bat-villains.

"Batman" will be written by Tom King, with art by David Finch and Mikel Janin. It will ship twice monthly, beginning in June.

"Detective Comics," which, like "Action Comics," will be returned to its original numbering, will be written by James Tynion IV, with art by Eddie Barrows and Alvaro Martinez. It, too, will ship twice monthly starting in June.

"Nightwing," will be written by Tim Seely, with art by Javi Fernandez and Marcus To. It ships twice monthly beginning in July, and the first arc will be titled "Better Than Batman."

"Batgirl" will be written by Hope Larson, with art by Rafael Albuquerque. It ships monthly beginning in July, and marks Larson's first superhero work in comics.

"Batgirl & The Birds of Prey" will be written by Julie Benson and Shawna Benson, with art by Claire Roe. It ships monthly beginning in July.

There were also a pair of titles that were discussed without revealing too much about them. "Super Sons," starring the sons of Superman and Batman, ships in September, with an as-yet-unannounced creative team. "Justice League of America" will ship twice monthly beginning in September, with the creative team still to be announced.

Check back with CBR all weekend for all the latest news out of WonderCon.

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