After Eighteen Months, Could Blue Beetle Be The First DC Rebirth Comic To Be Cancelled?

One notable aspect of the DC Rebirth relaunch in the March of last year, till now, that DC Comics have not felt the need to cancel any DC Rebirth title for another. Conversely, while Marvel have had to cancel some titles after five or six issues due to poor sales, DC Rebirth has kept going longer and stronger.

But could Blue Beetle be the one to break that duck? In October's solicits, Christopher Sebela celebrated being appointed on the title.

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Which does suggest that yes, indeed, it is ending. But not just yet…

BLUE BEETLE #14

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
  • Art and cover by THONY SILAS
  • Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
  • NEW CREATIVE TEAM! Following recent events in El Paso, Jaime and his friends decide to take a spontaneous road trip through the desert. But the scarab still exerts its influence, and inevitably, it will lead Jaime into danger, this time in the form of a U.F.O. Will Jaime be forced to reveal his identity as Blue Beetle to his new girlfriend?
  • On sale OCTOBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

Of course, it is always useful to check the exact wording. Such as…

…note a lack of a named adjective before the name of that character. Spider-Man, Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099 and Renew Your Vows would all fit.

 

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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