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DC Universe Rebirth #1 - Comics From The Basement

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When Barry Allen debuted as The Flash in the Silver Age it unleashed ‘reboots’ on the DC Universe… from the entire roster of Golden Age Superheroes made to be just ‘comic book characters’ within the DCU… then they had their own parallel Earth… Earth 2… then came Crisis on Infinite Earths in 1986… Zero Hour in 1994… Infinite Crisis in 2005… Flashpoint in 2011… and  I know I missed a lot of other reboots in between, things like Hawkworld and 52 for example… but the thing is… reboots have been very common and in fact far too common as far as the DC Universe is concerned.

Which brings us to this… DC Universe Rebirth #1… released here in 2016. It’s yet another reboot to the DCU… and it involves ‘The Flash’, or rather one of the those who took up the name over the years, in this case the original Wally West was basically erased from the DCU following Flashpoint and the launch of the new 52… even though the character has been around si…