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DC Will Publish John Ridleys 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All

DC Will Publish John Ridley's 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All?

it was called 5G - or Generation Five - and it would be the new face of the DC Universe DC editors said that this was going to be the status quo at DC Comics while Dan DiDio was Publisher.[caption id="attachment_1205179" align="aligncenter" width="349"] DC Will Publish John Ridley's 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All?[/caption]Then Dan[...]

DC Comics to Cancel Aquaman With #65 In November

DC Comics to Cancel Aquaman With #65 In November

The original plan, pre-pandemic and when Dan DiDio was still publisher, was called 5G or Generation Five, with a new extended DC Timeline that would have aged all the main DC Comics characters and have them replaced with a new, more diverse line-up of characters taking on the roles Then everything changed But the lead[...]

DC Confirms Generations Is Cancelled In Detective Comics #1027

DC Confirms Generations Is Cancelled, In Detective Comics #1027

Before shutdown - and before publisher Dan DiDio was fired from DC Comics - DC Comics was to launch 5G or Generation Five, which would have aged up all the main DC Comics characters, and see them replaced by younger characters taking over the roles We would have also seen a new timeline, pushing Wonder[...]

Jonathan Kents 5G Future &#8211 Mon-El As Well Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Jonathan Kent's 5G Future – Mon-El As Well? Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

For those Bendis fans who have missed that, you have it here in spade3s, as the Legion decide they probably have to do something about this own organisation, election, leadership and the lot.But with the presence of Superboy, we also get the word from Madame President of Jonathan Kent's much gossiped about plans for his[...]

Batman Has Been Around The DC Universe For At Least 30 Years (Or Not)

Batman Has Been Around The DC Universe For At Least 30 Years (Or Not)

It was also meant to kick off the Generations one-shots, each telling stories from a different DC Generation - five in total, including the much fabled 5G Then publisher Dan DiDio was fired and the plan was pretty much junked.But some aspects have made it out into the wild The new Epilogue for Flash Forward[...]

Action Comics #1023 Bring Black Label Into Continuity (Spoilers)

Action Comics #1023 Bring Black Label Into Continuity (Spoilers)

Hang on, we've come across that before recently, haven't we?  A Bleeding Cool report that looked at how the newly reworked version of 5G will see Metropolis become a bottle city, and the remaining planned stories of 5G still allowed to happen, will take place in that instead.. giving us a Bottle 5G So could[...]

New Batman #1 Scrapped James Tynion IV Continues to Batman #101

New Batman #1 Scrapped, James Tynion IV Continues to Batman #101

As a part of Dan DiDio's 5G initiative, multiple heroes would leave behind their superhero mantles With these geriatric heroes aged out, there would be younger characters continuing their legacies, including Luke Fox, son of Lucious Fox, who is currently Batwing.John Ridley IV, screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave and showrunner of American Crime, would join the[...]

Picardo on Picard in The Daily LITG 10th July 2020

Picardo on Picard in The Daily LITG, 10th July 2020

Right now that seems to be Robert Picardo, Superman 5G gossip and more The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1068013" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine and Robert Picardo as[...]

Gossip: The Future of Superman Jonathan Kent and 5G at DC Comics

Gossip: The Future of Superman, Jonathan Kent and 5G at DC Comics

Part of a line-wide rewriting of the DC Comics Universe and its Timeline, known equally as Generation Five and 5G, the main DC Comics titles would have featured new iterations of familiar characters Luke Fox would be the new Batman, Commander Cold's kid would be the new Flash, and the like And that this would[...]

More Gossip on Superman Joining The Authority &#8211 Maybe

More Gossip on Superman Joining The Authority – Maybe

That this was all part of the original 5G plan that would see Jonathan Kent become Superman and Clark Kent age up This would be the role for an older Superman, one who has stepped back to let his son flourish in the role And while the scale of what 5G would have been in[...]

Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone

Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone?

Soon afterwards we had been told it was decided that Luke Fox, son of Lucius Fox, and currently appearing in the DC Universe as Batwing, part of the 5G initiative, where all DC Universe titles would reflect a new timeline with characters aged up and other characters taking on their legacy That the death of[...]

The Two Missing Titles From Free Comic Book Summer

The Two Missing Titles From Free Comic Book Summer

No more 5G And the Generation One-through-Five titles have disappeared from DC schedules So here's what would have been; “Flash Forward: Epilogue” is an extension of the unbelievable conclusion to the Flash Forward six-issue miniseries, with all-new content from the series team of writer Scott Lobdell and artist Brett Booth.In order to save his children and the multiverse itself,[...]

Dan DiDio Talks 5G

Dan DiDio Talks 5G

But this may be worth interrupting it for, as Shahin just asked DiDio to talk about what 5G or Generation Five was.Bleeding Cool readers will probably be fed up of hearing about 5G, I'll do a recap below But DiDio did confirm its existence, the first DC editorial person to do say, describing it as[...]

Man-Bat Rescheduled by DC Comics &#8211 But Where is Generation One

Man-Bat Rescheduled by DC Comics – But Where is Generation One?

There is no news at all about Generation One, the first in a planned series of five one-shots, each taking a different generation of DC Super Heres and initially planned to lead up to Generation Five or 5G, and a relaunch and reworking of the DC Universe with new characters taking the lead roles But[...]

Where In The World is Batman/Catwoman by Tom King and Clay Mann

Where In The World is Batman/Catwoman by Tom King and Clay Mann?

Could this have been an early tease for 5G? "I've been talking to, not just DC, but Warner Brothers and AT&T What we're going to do for the last 15 issues is something no one's ever seen for the character It's something that's going to change the character for a generation, or maybe more[...]

John Ridley Luke Fox Batman 5G No More

John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More?

I got to revisit and finish my Wildstorm comic book The American Way, but that was meant to be an appetiser for the main course.[caption id="" align="alignright" width="349"] John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More? Art from DC.[/caption]Former DC President Diane Nelson used an entire event, The Many Shades of Heroism: DC Heroes Through[...]

DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

However, I am now told that a few creators on DC's Black Label mature readers line and 5G projects have been told to cease production 5G was originally planned to launch in October as Generation Five, but its future has been in doubt.However, Bleeding Cool has learned of an editorial and production shift to get[...]

Scott Snyder on Death Metal Doomsday Clock 5G and What Comes Next

Scott Snyder on Death Metal, Doomsday Clock, 5G and What Comes Next

These Four Generations wee then intended to set up 5G - or Generation Five - which would have replaced the main books with new characters That was before its instigator, DC publisher Dan DiDio, was fired Everything changed.So what of the Generations Zero to Five books that were planned to start in May? They are[...]

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G Crisis Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G, Crisis, Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Oh had you forgotten all about 5G? Well, maybe in the light of the coronavirus pandemic, DC Comics has as well But plenty of plans were already in place and have been moving forward Including it seems, today's Legion Of Super-Heroes #5 by Brian Bendis and Ryan Sook Now, those keen readers of Bleeding Cool's[...]