DC Comics made a number of announcements at the San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday none of which was bigger than the news that Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver were bringing back the long dead Silver Age Flash, Barry Allen, in a miniseries entitled Flash: Rebirth, which is slated to debut in early 2009. Fans will remember that Johns and Van Sciver formed the creative team on the highly successful resurrection of Hal
Also announced today was the return of Kevin Smith to the DC Universe. The film director (and part-time comic book writer) will be writing a three-issue Batman miniseries that will debut in November. Smith plans on bringing back the enigmatic villain Onomatopoeia that he created during his two-issue run on Green Arrow.