DC's New 52: Reviews and Discussion (Spoilers welcolme and likely)

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by JD, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. theenglish

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    At this point, there is no indication that Lex was ever anything more than a businessman/scientist. I imagine that the Superman titles would have referenced it by now if he were ever President.

    I enjoy Earth 2. I don't think that there are too many characters as it is supposed to encompass the entire world of heroes/wonders. At some point though, I would like to see them form an actual Justice Society.

    I buy books two months behind so I have only read the first couple of Taylor issues. It is still well-written, but I would love to know what Robinson's plans for Green Lantern were.
     
  2. Hound of UIster

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    He was suppose to be the Superman of Earth-2 IIRC and even had his own LOSH in Infinity Inc.
     
  3. Admiral_Young

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    No Superman continuity was carried over except for Death of Superman...so no Lex is not President nor has he been in the 52 Verse...and Zero Year is not meant to be a retelling of No Man's Land. The black out and Riddler's plan seem to be new concepts of Snyder's.
     
  4. Mr Light

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    But did No Man's Land ever happen in the new universe?

    Did the Joker kill Gordon's wife?
     
  5. Nerys Myk

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    Unless they say it did, no.

    Gordon's first wife is alive and showed up in an recent arc. I don't think his second wife, Sarah Essen has been mentioned.
     
  6. theenglish

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    I believe this is the rule for the entire new 52. We are not supposed to assume that anything happened prior to Sept 2011 stories, unless explicitly told otherwise in continuity.
     
  7. Nerys Myk

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    Such a simple rule, yet....
     
  8. Professor Zoom

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    See, I would assume the opposite. Assume it happened until it's contradicted.
     
  9. Hound of UIster

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    That only applies to GL and Batman. The only series that retained larger elements of their former continuity.
     
  10. Mr Light

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    That's the thing we were told that Batman and Green Lantern continuities were not changing, while mostly everything else was rebooted. In the Kevin Smith Batman podcast, Scott Snyder said that he is writing under the assumption that everything that happened before still happened.
     
  11. theenglish

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    Perhaps I should have said the rule is we are not supposed to assume any prior events happened unless official sources claim otherwise.

    Even then, in the case of Batman and Green Lantern, many previous events must have happened differently. Blackest Night for example can't have happened as written. Batman could never have been sent to the past in Final Crisis as it seems like Final Crisis never actually happened. It also doesn't seem that Dick ever became Batman.
     
  12. Mr Light

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    This is why I hate the reboot :lol:
     
  13. Nerys Myk

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    I think that ship has sailed.
     
  14. Admiral_Young

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  16. Hound of UIster

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    Undoubtedly. Probably involving the threat that destroyed Earth-3 in FE.
     
  17. Admiral_Young

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    Possibly. I have a feeling they're building up to something big next year all what we've been reading now has been set up for it.
     
  18. Hound of UIster

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    Possibly like Countdown or the four lead-ins to Infinite Crisis?

    It would be interesting imo if they use these to lead into another Nu52 universe wide weekly ala 52.
     
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    Just read Eternal #2 and boy is this thing fantastic. The Spectre is teased, and The Roman returns complete with his "When in Rome" scratches from Selina. I doubt he is part of the Court.

    Justice League was also great. Loving Johns take on the Metal Men.