So, roughly nine months ago, something happened. DC Comics had just ended their last multi-title crossover, Flashpoint, replete with no small number of tie-in mini-series, merchandising, and the well-worn promise that everything would change. But it was all just empty posturing. Mainstream comics are notorious for clinging desperately to their status, doing their best to keep their existing fan base pleased. This big change would be just as meaningless as the others.
Except not quite…”