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DC reveal details of their Convergence comic event

November 13th, 2014 by Marc Comments

The announcement of DC Comics’ nine-week “Convergence” event series during its regular superhero line’s hiatus sparked a lot of speculation amongst fans as to which universes would actually be included. The publisher has revealed part of the mystery, announcing 10 two-part miniseries that each give different looks at pre-“Flashpoint” DC Universe heroes — which means old favorites like Stephanie Brown as Batgirl, Cassandra Cain, Donna Troy, Wally West (married to Linda Park with kids), Jesse Quick, Barbara Gordon as Oracle, Dick Grayson as Nightwing, Renee Montoya as The Question are back on the table in full force. The plot synopses for the issues also mention “Flashpoint” versions of characters and a mysterious structure called “The Dome.”

The list of titles includes a vast array of creators, many of whom have a previous association with the pre-New 52 versions of characters — like Greg Rucka on “The Question” and Gail Simone on “Nightwing/Oracle.”

CBR also has exclusive images from five of the upcoming miniseries; “Batgirl,” “Batman and Robin,” “Harley Quinn,” “Justice League” and “Titans.” Check out the creative teams/titles/synopses below.


Writer: Dan Jurgens

Artist Lee Weeks and Dan Jurgens/Norm Rapmund

Superman and Lois deal with the impending birth of their child as he is called in to protect the city.



Writer: Tom Peyer

Artist: Steve Yeowell / Andy Owens

Ray Palmer finds that Ryan Choi is still alive. Together, they meet and confront Deathstroke, the man responsible for “killing” Choi, before fighting the invading Extremists.



Writer: Alisa Kwitney

Artist: Rick Leonardi and Mark Pennington

After a year in the dome, Stephanie Brown is not sure she wants to be Batgirl again. But when Flashpoint Catman attacks, Red Robin and Black Bat call her back into service.



Writer: Gail Simone

Artist: Jan Duursema and Dan Parsons

Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon reevaluate their relationship under the dome (wedding!), but Flashpoint Hawkman & Hawkwoman attack, and everything changes.



Writer: Tony Bedard

Artist: Tom Grummett and Sean Parsons

Wally West and his kids are separated from Linda, which was bad enough, but when the dome falls, Flashpoint Wonder Woman comes for them.



Writer: Fabian Nicieza

Artist: Ron Wagner and Jose Marzan

Starfire and Donna Troy come to get Roy Harper who has gone into seclusion since the death of his child and loss of his arm, but then Arsenal has to choose between his team and resurrecting his dead daughter.



Writer: Frank Tieri

Artist: Vicente Cifuentes

When Supergirl, Zatanna, and Jade went to Jessie Quick’s baby shower, they didn’t expect to be taken to another planet for a year, or to be attacked by Flashpoint Aquaman.



Writer: Greg Rucka

Artist: Cully Hamner

Two-Face is fighting another world’s Harvey Dent, and it’s up to Renee Montoya as the Question to help him beat the odds.



Writer: Ron Marz

Artist: Denys Cowan and Klaus Janson

Bruce Wayne and Damian have friction with Red Hood before the Extremists attack.



Writer: Steve Pugh

Artist: Phil Winslade and John Dell

Harley Quinn is enjoying her normal life under the dome until Catwoman and Poison Ivy draft her to fight Captain Carrot


It’s important to remember that these titles will replace the main New 52 titles when Convergence starts. So this may help your wallet…or destroy it, depends on you. Are you going to pick up any of these titles? Let us know!

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….