If the stated goal of DC's line-wide Rebirth was to restore the connections and the sense of history that have been building between those heroes for 75 years, then at this point, I think we can call it a success. For the first time in a long time, the DC Universe feels like a universe again, and that foundation of interconnected characters and relationships, all those bits and pieces that can unify all these disparate stories, have led to some truly great comics.
Geoff Johns stressed all along that the return of "legacy" was a major priority for DC Comics, and the "DC Universe: Rebirth" one-shot proves it.
Brett White runs through three weeks of DC's "Rebirth" stories and isolates what's working for him, plus the initiative's one massive misstep.
DC CCO Geoff Johns talks exclusively with CBR News about what DC Comics' "Rebirth" is all about, and his "DC Universe: Rebirth" one-shot.
When DC launched its Rebirth universe, one of the big promises was that it was going to put the baby back in the bathwater and restore some of the elements that the DCU had lost in the New 52. Connections between characters had been...