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DC's Rebirth Second Casualty Is Blue Beetle

Written by Tim Midura on Tuesday, November 21 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

DC's Rebirth Second Casualty Is Blue Beetle

Superwoman was the first series cancelled from Rebirth.

Source: DC Comics February 2018 Solicitations

DC's second Rebirth cancellation comes in the form of Blue Beetle, as revealed in their February 2018 solicitations with #18. The first was Superwoman, which was shown as being cancelled with January's #18. 

Blue Beetle #18 is written by Chris Sebela with art and cover by Scott Kolins. The issue is set to release February 21. DC hasn't announced the reason behind the cancellation, but Blue Beetle is their lowest selling title, with October's #14 selling only 10,379 copies.

The final issue's solicit info and cover are below.


  • Written by CHRIS SEBELA
  • Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS
  • Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
  • Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.
  • It's chaos at Kord Industries as Jaime helps Ted install a new A.I. system, only to have it come online and seize control of the facility. Trapped inside the building, Blue Beetle is put to the ultimate test, battling a hostile entity that turns every tool in Ted Kord's inventory into a deadly weapon. With his last school year approaching, Jaime could be taking his final exam.
  • On sale FEBRUARY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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