It seems like a natural match, yet it came pretty much out of the blue that DC Comics and BOOM! Studios are crossing over two series that have a similar audience, Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy.
Let's see if we can't get this tradition of reviewing old comics started again with an issue of the short-lived Legion spin-off, Valor. When DC editorial decrees necessitated the Legion of Super-Heroes writing Superboy out of their history, the inspiration for the Legion's founding shifted to Mon-El, but renamed him Valor. This series followed the crossover event Eclipso which ended with a young Lar Gand earning the name Valor from Superman.
If it seems like the rest of DC' Comics' solicitations for May are a little pointless, then the last part of this list is what you want to pay attention to. It's the licensed and Digital First titles that are outside of the mainstream DC Universe, and as such, most likely unaffected by the reboot rebirth that's happening next month. Check them out.
Here's the third part of DC Comics Solicitations for May 2016. It may seem like these issues don't matter, and maybe some of them don't, given that the company is doing a line-wide reboot rebirth next month. Well, some of these books may still be worth a look, especially if you've been on the fence about them before. Check out the solicitations and see if there's something that you'd like to pick up while you still can.
There was a lot of criticism to the New 52 version of Starfire. Recently, the character has seen a little redemption thanks to a new series by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Emanuela Lupacchino. Given that the character has a high profile from her inclusion the animated versions of Teen Titans, it seemed like a re-visit was due to see if the character has been redeemed by her current series enough to be an entry point for younger fans more familiar with her animated counterpart.
Here's Part Two of DC Comics Solicitations for May 2016. For many of these books, it's the end of their run, so if you've even remotely followed them, you owe it to yourself to be there for their finish. Check out the solicitations below.
Ever since the DC Universe Rebirth was hinted at by Dan Didio and Jim Lee, there has been speculation over what it means for the DC line of comics. At the ComicsPRO 2016 Annual Membership meeting in Portland, the first announcement was officially made regarding the future for DC Comics.
Here's Part One of the DC Comics Solicitations for May 2016. It's a bit of switch this month. Instead of starting with Superman or Batman, we're starting with some of the titles with a slightly smaller following, but a loyal following nonetheless. It also features the debut of the "reimagining" of Scooby Doo and the Hanna Barbera characters.
Bleeding Cool is running with numerous DC Comics Rebirth rumors today, and while we hate to pass along rumors we feel the need to address them when they grow legs. In the first of a long run of articles, Rich Johnston acknowledged that these are rumors, but claims to have sources for these that he trusts very well.
Here's the last part of DC Comics solicitations for April 2016. These are the special projects such as the licensed comics and tie-ins to video games and animated series. There's also a couple of crossovers thrown in for good measure.
Here is Part Three of the DC Comics Solicitations for April 2016. These are the primary Batman and Green Lantern titles, so most of these will probably be safe if the rumored relaunch rebirth takes place. However, there are books here that could be on the bubble, so look these over and give them a chance while you still can!
Here's part two of DC Comics Solicitations for April. Until the rumors of the relaunch are confirmed, you might want to check out some of these that are not tied into the DC Cinematic Universe and show DC Comics that people love books without a major motion picture planned.