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Old April 1st, 2009   Kelson is offline   #1
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Default Next Geoff/Ethan project is Vibe: Rebirth?!?

Apparently preliminary buzz is so good on Flash: Rebirth that DC has already announced the next character giving the Rebirth treatment: Vibe from the 1980s “Detroit-era” Justice League.

Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver talk ‘Vibe: Rebirth’
After Flash, It’s Vibe: Rebirth

From the second link, Dan Didio explains:

It was really a melding of events. First of all, with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash and Green Lantern all leaving the Justice League, Dwayne McDuffie wanted to try and bring back some of the feel of the Detroit-era League. And what character is most associated with that League? Vibe! Plus we had some very positive fan response to his appearances in Trinity. And orders for Flash: Rebirth have been phenomenal. We want to strike while the iron is hot, so I asked Ethan if he’d be interested, and he just jumped at the opportunity. Literally, he jumped. I could hear the thump on the other end of the phone.
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It kind of makes sense in a twisted sort of way.

The sucky thing is that with Geoff going straight into this after Flash:Rebirth finishes, he won't have time to do the ongoing. Seriously, Judd Winick? Not my first choice for a Flash book.

 
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Old April 1st, 2009   oddballuk is offline   #2
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I'm getting the wrong kind of Vibe from this!
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   slevin is offline   #3
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I think that may be Geoff's April fools joke on us
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   emeraldknight_89 is offline   #4
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april fool's is always fun.
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   therealssjlink is offline   #5
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Got to return the iconic characters to their most iconic form of course!

And:

There is a downside, though. Just as Ethan Van Sciver had to scale back his involvement with Blackest Night in order to do Flash: Rebirth, Geoff Johns won’t be available immediately for the post-Rebirth relaunch of The Flash. “I’m sure the fans will be happy to know,” Didio said, “that for the first six months of the ongoing, the Flash will be in Judd Winick’s capable hands.
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Can't wait for that either!
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   General grievous is offline   #6
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april fools day.

They done this in wizard a few years back with captain carrot.
 
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stupidest April Fools joke EVER
 
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Wow...first he's going to be a Black lantern...then he's getting his own series.

Good year to be Vibe!
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   silverageflash is offline   #9
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I actually would like to see Vibe come back. In the right hands it could be really good.
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   Jay West is offline   #10
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Did Dan sorta kinda slam on Judd in a round about way?
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   achilles140 is offline   #11
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It would be really funny if they actually did this...
 
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Old April 1st, 2009   Five is offline   #12
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Hilarious.
 
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Did Dan sorta kinda slam on Judd in a round about way?
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Wait, you may actually be right about that...

As much as I know this is a joke, somehow I get the feeling that a Geoff/Ethan Vibe story could actually be cool.
 
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Old April 2nd, 2009   Justin is offline   #14
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stupidest April Fools joke EVER
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This.
 
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Old April 2nd, 2009   SNW21 is offline   #15
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I hope this is an April fools joke b/c Judd Winick on The Flash is just a train wreck ready to happen.
 
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remember the zoo crew joke a few years ago ?
 
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