HEROES CON: DC Cans Flash
At the Heroes Convention in Charlotte, NC, DC Comics’ Executive Director Dan DiDio announced they company was cancelling The Flash for the fifth time, this time replacing it with… The Flash? The fourth series will end with #13 (#14 and #15 being "false-solicited," according to DiDio), the sixth will be written by long-time Flash fanboy Mark Waid. No other details were revealed. For the record, the cancelled titles are: Flash Comics and All-Flash, from the 1940s, The Flash from the 1950s through the 1980s, The Flash from the late 80s to the early part of this decade, and the now-current Flash: Fastest Man Alive, the most short-lived of the bunch.
Several new books were announced: Countdown to Mystery, the new home of Steve Gerber’s unpublished Doctor Fate series (a new Eclipso series, will lurk in the back) and a Challenges of the Beyond, featuring a team of multiverse-hoping superheroes that may or may not include Donna Troy and Jason Todd.
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