Rewriting The DC Universe Today In Flash #21 – Bringing It All Back Again (SPOILERS)

Posted by April 26, 2017 Comment

Today’s Action Comics #978 kills off the five-year timeline of the DC New 52, by stretching it to fifteen or more. And has Jonathan Kent no longer born in Thomas Wayne’s alternate universe Batcave.

Today’s Flash #21, continuing The Button storyline has a few things to say about all that as well.

Including revisiting, for the first time, the scene with Johnny Thunder from the Justice Society Of America, from DC Universe: Rebirth. Remember that?

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History has been stolen. And in today’s Flash #21, Johnny Thunder is still tilting against the thunderstorm.

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And Batman running on the cosmic treadmill with the Flash, gets to see some of it.

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That’s a reference to the very first origin of the Justice League, from 1962…

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A reference to Crisis On Infinite Earths #2…

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Oh look, the return of Identity Crisis. Because that’s what everyone needed.

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But it looks like it’s all coming back. The Justice Society, the sixties origin, Crisis and Identity Crisis. Whether you want them or not.

And a destination? Thomas Wayne’s Batcave.

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No sign of super-placenta though… Flash #21 by Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter.

Flash #21 by Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter is published by DC Comics today.

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(Last Updated April 26, 2017 10:49 pm )

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