[New to DCU] What have the Justice League Dark been doing throughout Rebirth (Nathan Curates)

New Segment I’m doing weekly

This week the biggest comic coming out is Justice League Dark #1. Where have the Justice League Dark members been during rebirth?

Detective Chimp:
Detective Chimp biggest appearance was in Dark Nights Metal however he does briefly appear in DC Comic Rebirth Christmas. As far as we can tell, he’s been out there solving crimes! Now however, he’s taking a more prominent role in the magic community and feels unworthy of it

DARK NIGHTS METAL

Dark Days: The Forge #1
Dark Days: The Casting #1
Dark Nights: Metal #1
Dark Nights: Metal #2
Dark Nights: Metal #3
Dark Nights: Metal #4
Dark Nights Metal #5
Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1 ← The Chimp Comic
Dark Nights: Metal #6

Man-Bat:
Man-Bat has been living the life as a teacher at Gotham Academy! Semester 2 is rebirth. However ever since the source wall went down, he’s beginning to struggle to stay in control again.

Gotham Academy (New 52) #1-17

Gotham Academy Second Semester #1-12

Wonder Woman:
Wonder Woman has been doing ALL kinds of things lately. Most notably, she’s learned a whole lot of stuff about her path in terms of both the lies and the truths of it all. However now she’s feeling a connection she’s never had to Magic and wants to know why.

Wonder Woman #1-50

Other Series:
Trinity #1-22
The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman #1-6
Justice League #1-44

Swamp Thing:
Swamp Thing lost Abby Arcane and asked for the help of John Constantine to find her. Of course doing so resulted in fighting the Rot and trying to trust Constantine. Now Swamp Thing is sensing the death of magic all while the tree of wonder has appeared.

The Hellblazer: The Poison Truth
Hellblazer: Rebirth #1
Hellblazer #1-6

Zatanna:
Zatanna has been touring the world for quite a while and while showing off in Gotham ran into Bruce Wayne who needed some help with cultist. Now that magic is dying, Zatanna feels her shows are getting harder. Hard enough to force her to end her shows

Detective Comics: Intelligence
Detective Comics #958-962

Guests

Constantine
Constantine has been in his own series for the last 2 years and pissed off a whole lot of people. He can be seen in The Hellblazer #1-24

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Justice League Dark is really good! Thanks for this writeup Nathan.

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Your welcome!! I liked #1 too. It’s interesting though because a lot of this is very unimportant. The only referenced series being Dark Nights: Metal but its still really interesting to understand slightly the events of these quiet characters.