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So, DC Comics, What is 5G?
5G was first mentioned by Bleeding Cool in the summer on 2019 as a major project that DC Comics was planning, it was only when DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio talked about publishing a timeline for DC Comics shared continuity or 'connective tissue' at San Diego, then unveiled the four generations of the DC timeline at New York[...]
When James Tynion IV Planned A Brand New Joker, Chase Kerry, For 5G
In James Tynion IV's subscriber-only Empire Of The Tiny Onion Substack newsletter, he is continuing to talk about his Batman run at DC Comics, as editorial ructions were bursting out around him, including the arrival of 5G – which it seems a number of DC Comics creators were relying on Bleeding Cool to tell them[...]
James Tynion IV Planned For Batman To Leave Gotham Before 5G
Well, there's no danger of this week, it's mostly his original overview plans for Batman as submitted to DC Comics when he got the gig. What I will mention, is a few tiny details as to how plans changed, when he was only going to be writing Batman for a year-and-change before the 5G generational relaunch[...]
FCBD 2020 DC Generation Zero
Bleeding Cool knew that this was all intended to set up the Generations series which would culminate in the 5G relaunch. Then publisher Dan DiDio, behind the 5G initiative, was fired Generations was cancelled 5G was reworked into Future State and Infinite Frontier The new DC timeline was canned And the Free Comic Book Day 2020[...]
Harley Quinn Takes On The Joker In Batman #100 (Spoilers)
It's James Tynion IV time! Bleeding Cool first broke the news of 5G's existence in 2019, as we built up what it was meant to be Generation Five, the fifth generation of DC Comics as seen in the new planned DC Timeline, which would assign major stories a year in which they happened, how old characters were, and in[...]
So, DC Comics, What is 5G?
It's 5G time! In his Tiny Onion newsletter for Substack, James Tynion IV looked at his entire approach to Batman and the history of the characters, dividing it into five generations And about his pitch to take over the Batman book from Tom King for a year-and-a-bit as it was then planned. When I first started[...]
So, DC Comics, What is 5G?
Bleeding Cool first broke the news of 5G's existence in 2019, as we built up what it was meant to be Generation Five, the fifth generation of DC Comics as seen in the new planned DC Timeline, which would assign major stories a year in which they happened, how old characters were, and in the[...]
Damian Wayne Would Have Been The Big Bad Of The 5G DC Universe
In recent days, Bleeding Cool has reported that James Tynion IV chose to write DC Vs Vampires as an out of continuity series rather than work on any of the 5G series at DC Comics after it was planned he would stop writing Batman with #100 in time for a reboot by John Ridley with[...]
Dan DiDio Bins New DC Comics Timeline For The Second Time
Bleeding Cool is looking to get more on those actual 5G plans later this week, including how they departed from the current Infinite Frontier plan. World War II is the font of many issues, fixing the JSA in time, something that the New 52 initially fought to get rid of, but there are others as well[...]
For the First Time, The Full DC Comics Timeline Planned By Dan DiDio
Wonder Woman would have debuted during World War II, Superman and Batman much later – but then everyone would age in real-time (ish) from that moment, and the modern-day DC Comics mainstays would be much older, in time for the new legacy characters to take over their roles, and we would have 5G – or[...]
Interior preview page from SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #1 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
After meticulous study, Bleeding Cool is currently preparing to publish the final, complete DC Timeline that Dan DiDio had planned to run alongside 5G, was published in the pulped Free Comic Book Day title for 2020, and would have defined the DC Universe going forward The moment this tweet hits 100 retweets it will be[...]
DC Comics October 2021 Solicits And Solicitations
Every now and then someone tells me that Bleeding Cool totally made the DC Comics 5G plan up That it was totally fake news That it was never going to happen And every now and then a comic creator pops up and tells people what their 5G plan was s- or was not such as  James[...]
Dan DiDio Bins New DC Comics Timeline For The Second Time
Wonder Woman would have debuted during World War II, Superman and Batman much later- but then everyone would age in real time from that moment, and the modern day DC Comics mainstays would be much older, in time for the new legacy characters to take over their roles, and we would have 5G – or[...]
Diamond Confirms DC Comics' 5G
Williamson now joins a very small coterie of DC Comics creators who admit that 5G existed, it was a real thing – but also that he was going to leave because of it. Dan DiDio and the Five Generation Map of DC Continuity for 5G 5G, as originally scooped by Bleeding Cool, was DC Comics publisher Dan[...]
Superman: Son of Kal-El by Tom Taylor and John Timms
This new team will have to learn to work together, and fast, as the Ultra-Humanite has formed his own team of villains to take out the Man of Steel. This new limited series will help launch an all-new status quo for Superman, setting up story elements that will impact both Action Comics and Superman: Son of[...]