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The New 52 brought in plenty of new readers, but it left a lot of fans wondering about some of their favorite characters' continuity and questioning why some other characters haven't arrived yet. Well, as you may have already heard, DC is dedicating April and May to a new event which will aim to answer just some of our questions and bring back some familiar faces. It was announced we'd have the 8-part CONVERGENCE limited series and 40 2-part miniseries. Today, CBR unveiled what 10 of those miniseries will be! As you'll see below, they'll bring back Dick Grayson as Nightwing, Stephanie Brown as Batgirl, Flashpoint characters, Cassandra Cain, the Question, and more.

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Here's the information CBR provided on all 10 titles:

SUPERMAN

Writer: Dan Jurgens

Artist Lee Weeks and Dan Jurgens/Norm Rapmund

Superman and Lois deal with the impending birth of their child as he is called in to protect the city.

THE ATOM

Writer: Tom Peyer

Artist: Steve Yeowell / Andy Owens

Ray Palmer finds that Ryan Choi is still alive. Together, they meet and confront Deathstroke, the man responsible for “killing” Choi, before fighting the invading Extremists.

BATGIRL

Writer: Alisa Kwitney

Artist: Rick Leonardi and Mark Pennington

After a year in the dome, Stephanie Brown is not sure she wants to be Batgirl again. But when Flashpoint Catman attacks, Red Robin and Black Bat call her back into service.

NIGHTWING/ORACLE

Writer: Gail Simone

Artist: Jan Duursema and Dan Parsons

Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon reevaluate their relationship under the dome (wedding!), but Flashpoint Hawkman & Hawkwoman attack, and everything changes.

SPEED FORCE

Writer: Tony Bedard

Artist: Tom Grummett and Sean Parsons

Wally West and his kids are separated from Linda, which was bad enough, but when the dome falls, Flashpoint Wonder Woman comes for them.

TITANS

Writer: Fabian Nicieza

Artist: Ron Wagner and Jose Marzan

Starfire and Donna Troy come to get Roy Harper who has gone into seclusion since the death of his child and loss of his arm, but then Arsenal has to choose between his team and resurrecting his dead daughter.

JUSTICE LEAGUE

Writer: Frank Tieri

Artist: Vicente Cifuentes

When Supergirl, Zatanna, and Jade went to Jessie Quick's baby shower, they didn't expect to be taken to another planet for a year, or to be attacked by Flashpoint Aquaman.

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

Artist: Cully Hamner

Two-Face is fighting another world's Harvey Dent, and it's up to Renee Montoya as the Question to help him beat the odds.

BATMAN & ROBIN

Writer: Ron Marz

Artist: Denys Cowan and Klaus Janson

Bruce Wayne and Damian have friction with Red Hood before the Extremists attack.

HARLEY QUINN

Writer: Steve Pugh

Artist: Phil Winslade and John Dell

Harley Quinn is enjoying her normal life under the dome until Catwoman and Poison Ivy draft her to fight Captain Carrot.

Are you excited to read of any of these, Comic Viners? CONVERGENCE will begin in April.

Source: CBR

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#1 Edited by MadFacedKid (6596 posts) - - Show Bio

Woop cool seeing Mera being featured with DC Heroines.

Nice to see Donna and a Titans title the info on it sounds intriguing to, poor Harper.

Speedforce sounds interesting and excited to see how Flashpoint Wonder Woman and Aquaman are used. Or Flashpoint characters in general.

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#2 Posted by WarDishy_ (1252 posts) - - Show Bio

!!!

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#3 Posted by bladewolf (1153 posts) - - Show Bio

Figure I'll give Superman and Nightwing/Oracle a shot.

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5c901e667a76c (36557 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not sure if I'll read this (I rarely follow events), but HOLY CRAP SHE'S REALLY BACK!

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#5 Posted by dagmar_merrill (12701 posts) - - Show Bio

Question by rucka? Oh yes.

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#6 Posted by jayc1324 (26421 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm still not sure what this is. Are pre-flashpoint characters doing stuff in the new 52 world or with new 52 characters? Or are they just making some new pre-flashpoint stories?

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#7 Edited by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio

The stink of Countdown is heavy over this one.

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#8 Edited by SupBatz (2186 posts) - - Show Bio

Question by Rucka is the most exciting bit of comic book news I've heard in months (which is saying something, given all of the news we've gotten). I've been waiting to see the return of Montoya as the Question AND the return of Rucka to a DC book for years now.

I'm a bit confused by exactly what this event is, but I will most definitely be buying. Seeing Steph as Batgirl, Babs as Oracle, and classic Harley Quinn are more than enough to make me throw all of my money at DC.

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#9 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh my god ...Stephanie Brown . Sign me up. And Nightwing/Oracle sound interesting

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#10 Edited by Saren (27933 posts) - - Show Bio

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

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#11 Posted by dagmar_merrill (12701 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren: Don't question a good thing.

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#12 Posted by Rainja (646 posts) - - Show Bio

Congrats to the DC fans. Looks like its a good time to be yall.

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#13 Edited by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren: well Greg Rucka love pre new 52 DCU that is why when New 52 is announce, Rucka decide to leave DC as protest towards Dan Didio and DC editorial.

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#14 Posted by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio
@saren said:

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

I thought Rucka was the current writer on the SM/WW book? (You sure it's not Fialkov?)

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#15 Edited by Saren (27933 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren said:

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

I thought Rucka was the current writer on the SM/WW book? (You sure it's not Fialkov?)

The current writer is Soule and the next writer is Tomasi. Fialkov doesn't work for DC anymore, as far as I know.

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#16 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

Pre new 52 Harley Quinn vs Captain Carrot..wow

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#17 Posted by SupBatz (2186 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm very much hoping for the biggest spike in sales since the start of the New 52. Let Didio know what the fans really want to see.

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#18 Posted by hyperman (570 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not really sure about bringing all these reallities and parallel universo back. it all seems kinda confusing to me. Why did they create a reboot then?

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#19 Edited by Captain13 (4769 posts) - - Show Bio

Watch all these universes get destroyed forever only for the New52 to be the last one remaining...

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#20 Edited by SaintWildcard (21707 posts) - - Show Bio

@supbatz said:

I'm very much hoping for the biggest spike in sales since the start of the New 52. Let Didio know what the fans really want to see.

I hope for not that. Even if it does, it will be a gimmick/event boost. Nothing out of the ordinary really ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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#21 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder what comics creator like Mark Waid, Alex Ross, Ed Brubaker etc comment will be about this bringing back old DCU stuff. I mean after all they're people who speak publicly that they don't like New 52 and prefer old DCU

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#22 Edited by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@captain13: meh..I predict New 52 and Old DCU will be like Marvel 616 and Marvel Ultimates. After all, why comic creator who speak publicly don't like new 52 like Greg Rucka comeback and write DC book back right ?

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#23 Edited by meatwadf (671 posts) - - Show Bio

I want so many of the characters back on a regular basis. Pre New-52 Roy and Batgirl were just so awesome.

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#24 Posted by the_stegman (40135 posts) - - Show Bio

Only two issues though :( I'd rather see 20, four part issues.

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#25 Edited by Saren (27933 posts) - - Show Bio

These are some more images of the one-shots, for Question, Speed Force and Superman:

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#26 Posted by StMichalofWilson (5631 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting titles

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#27 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@meatwadf: yup Roy Harper not written by Lobdell :)

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#28 Posted by BatWatch (5487 posts) - - Show Bio

Glad they are thing up loose ends, but you know what would be even better? Returning to the old continuity.

I would start buying DC comics again if they would return, but I really don't care for the changes. I know it's extremely unlikely they will return, but I can't help but root for it.

At bare minimum, give me a Red Robin convergence book.

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#29 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren: Speedforce involve Flash Family and legacy right ? This sound good

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#30 Posted by meatwadf (671 posts) - - Show Bio

@meatwadf: yup Roy Harper not written by Lobdell :)

Ouch... but yeah, I agree. lol I miss Lian... *sniff*

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#31 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@batwatch: Red Robin Tim Drake written by Chris Yost will be AMAZING

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#32 Posted by The Mighty Monarch (3743 posts) - - Show Bio

RUCKA QUESTION?

BATGIRL STEPHANIE?

ONE-ARMED ARSENAL?

I'M DYING. YES.

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#33 Edited by lagozzino (555 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmmm, so when they want to guarantee good sales during their "we're moving across the country and need to put out some filler" months, they go back to the pre-reboot characters. It's ALMOST like they know that those are the characters that the fans want most. :P

Anyway, so nice to see the classic Harley costume back! And cass cain! And Donna Troy! And, well, just the whole lot of them!

DC editorial always said that Flashpoint didn't erase the previous timeline, just that from now on we'd be following a different timeline in the main books. Would be nice if DC decided the two timelines could coexist on the store shelf and give us a few books set in the pre-reboot world.

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#34 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (3366 posts) - - Show Bio
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#35 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

Wait...is Justice League book is lineup from James Robinson Justice League book ? Oh man...I want line up from Grant Morrison 1990's JLA

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#36 Edited by Lvenger (36335 posts) - - Show Bio

@captainmarvel4ever I'll happily eat my words and admit you were right about Convergence because there's literally so much Pre New 52 goodness here! I'll take being proven wrong any day of the week when there's this much nostalgic awesomeness announced in this article. Here's to the original Captain Marvel being one of these mini series as a part of Convergence eh? I know you miss him a lot and I'm getting what I want with Superman. The classic, married to Lois, underpants wearing protector of truth and justice. Man I miss that incarnation.

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#37 Edited by darkwingdan (211 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren said:

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

That, is the Question.

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#38 Posted by tensor (8410 posts) - - Show Bio

Good stuff

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#39 Posted by Boynerdgeek (2733 posts) - - Show Bio

@captainmarvel4ever: Hope DC will announce Captain Marvel Shazam pre new 52 series in convergence written by Jerry Ordway

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#40 Posted by Perfect 10 (1655 posts) - - Show Bio

jade as in chesere? cause thats the only jade i know. and an all female justice league with the likes of vixen, zatanna, mera, supergirl, and who seems to be raven and black canary? count me in. plus titans with the return of donna troy. forget red hood and the outlaws, print donna troy and the titans. THAT is a title i would proud support

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#41 Edited by Farkam (12017 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought Supes was with Diana D:

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#42 Posted by Perfect 10 (1655 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren: money always beats integrity when it comes to humans sadly

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#43 Posted by Perfect 10 (1655 posts) - - Show Bio

based on the cover alone, THAT is the harley quinn book i would like to read monthly not this gross out trying to be funny but ISNT thing dc is putting out

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#45 Posted by dadarkknight36310 (174 posts) - - Show Bio

@boynerdgeek: That is not why Rucka left, he left because he had issues with Didio. Didio was not true to his word with him for instance, Didio had told Rucka that he was going to get the chance to write a Wonder Woman All-Star story but Didio instead gave it to grant Morrison and that ticked Rucka off.

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#46 Posted by kivatt (333 posts) - - Show Bio

WALLY. OH HOW I MISSED THEEEE

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#47 Posted by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren said:

@outside_85 said:
@saren said:

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

I thought Rucka was the current writer on the SM/WW book? (You sure it's not Fialkov?)

The current writer is Soule and the next writer is Tomasi. Fialkov doesn't work for DC anymore, as far as I know.

Ah yeah... think I got him mixed up with Greg Pak.

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#48 Edited by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

@saren said:

QUESTION

Writer: Greg Rucka

What happened to never working for DC again, Greg?

He said the same thing about Marvel then promptly wrote a Cyclops book.

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#49 Posted by arandomdude (25 posts) - - Show Bio

Watch all these universes get destroyed forever only for the New52 to be the last one remaining...

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Classic mess with peoples emotions... I think that they will probably combine the universes. Picking and choosing characters they want to use for the main 52.

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#50 Posted by pspin (1081 posts) - - Show Bio

As someone who isn't reading futures end, this is very confusing...