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February Will See the Birth of Aquaman and Mera’s Baby

It was only eight years ago that DC Comics Publisher Dan DiDio declared that all the lead DC Comics characters could not be married (apart from Animal Man) and suddenly we had a reboot with Clark Kent and Lois Lane never an item, Barry Allen no longer married to Iris, Wally West never having being […]


DC Comics' Far Sector #1 Selling for $13 on eBay - is This 5G?

DC Comics’ Far Sector #1 Selling for $17 on eBay – is This 5G?

Far Sector #1 is the new DC Comics Green Lantern series coming from Gerard Way‘s not-an-imprint Young Animal by N.K. Jemisin and Jamal Campbell. Bleeding Cool has also reported that we heard a well-sourced rumour that Sojourner “Jo” Mullein may be the new regular Green Lantern, replacing Hal Jordan in 2021 when the current The […]


Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as The Fifth World?

Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as the Fifth World?

Bleeding Cool has established that 5G is DC Comics’ new plan to replace their most iconic characters with other characters taking the role – and not the ones that might, in other years, have expected. Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either Teen Lantern […]

Looking For 5G Tea Leaves - Wonder Woman?

Could Elysian be Part of DC Comics 5G Wonder Woman?

Okay, so we told you that our former speculation regarding a possible 5G Wonder Woman to go alongside was off the mark. We’ve managed to establish with actual sources that DC comics has icon replacements planned with Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either […]

DC Comics Has a Back-Up For 5G - and It's Called Black Label?

DC Comics Has a Back-Up Plan For 5G – and It’s Called Black Label?

Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either Teen Lantern or the Far Sector lead as Green Lantern. Possibly Francis Manapul That’s what Bleeding Cool has been led to expect will be coming from DC Comics’ 5G. That sort of thing. You can catch up […]

5G Aquaman

Earth One Aquaman Being Repurposed by Francis Manapul For DC Comics 5G?

The other day, Bleeding Cool ran some mindless speculation regarding the recent Wonder Woman Annual and how it might potentially feed into DC’s 5G which will involve DC Comics relaunching their major characters with new characters in the leads. Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, […]



DC Launches a Two-Month Gap in Their Comics in 2020 - A Kind of Convergence II

DC Launches Two-Month Comics Gap in 2020 – A Kind of Convergence II

You know how we said that, numerically, we might be getting a Batman #100 in August? Well, make that September. Bleeding Cool heard at MCM London Comic Con from rather well-connected folk that DC Comics may be doing something similar to Convergence. You may recall you heard about that at Bleeding Cool first too when […]

Is The DC Comics Timeline Already Screwed? Doom Signals Suggest So (Spoilers)

Is The DC Comics Timeline Already Screwed? Doom Signals Suggest So (Spoilers)

Another week, another bevvy of Doom Signals fill the air. As we learned in last week’s Justice League, these indicate that in the public vote on whether Justice or Doom should win the day, has fallen to Doom. And everything is about to kick off with Hostile Takeover. But there’s a problem. First, let’s check […]


“Jo” Mullein Will Replace Hal Jordan as the Green Lantern For DC Comics' 5G

Will Jo Mullein Replace Hal Jordan as the Green Lantern For DC Comics’ 5G?

Bleeding Cool was the first to break the news that 5G existed, and then in the light of the DC Nation Panel, what it was. The Fifth Generation of DC Comics storytelling and one that will see a number of major DC Comics characters relinquish their roles and their superhero name picked up by someone […]

A New “Crisis” For DC Comics in 2020, Ahead of 5G

In June, Bleeding Cool first ran the news that DC Comics was preparing to publish something called 5G, leaking out of a private DC Comics staffers discussion group. We just didn’t know what it was. During the DC Nation presentation at New York Comic Con, where Bleeding Cool was able to get screengrabs of the […]



DC Comics' 5G is Definitely Still a Thing

Some Potential DC Comics 5G Gossip From New York Comic Con

A Bleeding Cool reader writes with what they saw as possible confirmation to the DC Comics 5G gossip that Bleeding Cool has been running for the past few days. Looking at a relaunch of a number of major DC Comics titles with a new character in the lead, taking on the role. Which would also […]

Will Teen Lantern Take Over The Green Lantern Comic in 2020?

Gossip: Will Teen Lantern Take Over The Green Lantern Comic in 2020?

Okay, so this week has been a little busy, DC Gossip-wise aftr we began running  with the DC Comics Timeline. A new 60-year history of the DC Universe, with some time-twisting shenanigans along the way (thanks to Zero Hour, Crisis and Doomsday Clock), but showing us four distinct generations of DC Comics history. And realising that 5G meant the fifth generation of DC Comics […]

Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics' 5G

Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics’ 5G?

Oh, it’s a busy day in Bleeding Cool towers. You publish once piece of gossip, that inspires another, which inspires another. A few months ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the world, with news about DC Comics replacing Bruce Wayne with a new character under the cowl, the son of Luke Fox, Lucius Fox. With Bruce Wayne […]