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

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

  1. Hound of UIster

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    I think he was appointed Senator of Kansas. It might have been mentioned in either Doomed, Superman/Wonder Woman or Action. There is no way he was elected since he is still military in Superman Unchained.

    I think it at least happens by the time of Johns and JRJR's Superman 32.
     
  2. Admiral_Young

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    Death of Superman happened. We know this. Doomed is not supposed to be a rehash or retelling of it, and nor does it negate anything from Morrison's run. It's just kind of confusing how they've decided to deal with Doomsday in general since they reintroduced him last year. You've Morrison's Super Doom creature from another dimension, and then you have this stuff going on.

    It was mentioned in the Doomed arc, which is why I brought it up in the first place, but I don't recall WHEN exactly Lane's appointment happened. I haven't been following "Superman" in months, so it might have been sometime then. It must've happened after Forever Evil and prior to Johns return.

    This stuff is why the timeline is confusing.
     
  3. Mr Light

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    I just read all three issues last night and I didn't notice any reference to DoS, where was it? The Morrison issues seemed to reference Doomsday killing him, but then I read in an interview that it wasn't referring to the DoS but an alternate future or some shit like that. And I don't recall any other New52 Superman comic referencing his death... the Superman continuity seems to be a blank page reboot (unlike Batman and GL). Supergirl and Superboy and Steel are all completely different.
     
  4. Savage Dragon

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    There was a preview of Superman #32 in one of the Superman books this week. In it we see Clark talking to Perry White at the Daily Planet while walking down a hall lined with framed news story of his death and resurrection. Perry also references it in their conversation.

    EDIT: It was Superman/Wonder Woman #8

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  5. Mr Light

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    I think this is yet another instance where the writers/editors say one thing in an interview, which is blatantly contradicted in a comic a few months later... :lol:
     
  6. Turtletrekker

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    Wait. Who is that in the "Superman Lives" newspaper? Superman has never worn red trunks.;):p
     
  7. Savage Dragon

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    I was wondering about that too.
     
  8. Admiral_Young

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    There's already been some speculation that the undies were either a mistake or a homage by John Jr. I'm surprised he wasn't told to change it.
     
  9. theenglish

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    Morrison's run was not specific one way or the other. I think they referred to Doomsday but it was not clear if it was a character or an event. The robot was there, yes, but when the event was talked about it in the past the dialogue was kept vague, probably intentionally. Of course, I could be misremembering as often happens.
     
  10. Nerys Myk

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    I don't understand why fans obsess over this stuff.
     
  11. theenglish

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    That was the special costume he wore when he had the pony tail.
     
  12. Admiral_Young

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    DC has cancelled the following books today: "Batwing", "Birds of Prey", "All Star Western", "Pandora", "Phantom Stranger", and "Superboy". Newsarama is listing "Worlds Finest #26" as it's final issue in August so it might be caput as well.
     
  13. Hound of UIster

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    Most of them are mercy killings. If Lemire finishes his run on GA he should do a run on BoP.
     
  14. DarKush

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    I'm going to miss Batwing.
     
  15. Hound of UIster

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    Dick's new parter for his ongoing was revealed to be the Helena Bertinelli of the NuDCU
     
  16. Professor Zoom

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    Red Future's End #2. I'm quickly losing interest. And I HATED how they portrayed Michael Holt. HATED it. As in: that's not the Michael I know. Sure, maybe some stuff could've happened to change him, but... he was never an egotistic ass.
     
  17. Savage Dragon

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    I liked Superboy at the beginning but it has been going downhill. I was contemplating dropping it but this makes it easy for me. I dropped Pandora when the Forever Evil story finished but I may go back and pick up the rest just to have a complete run.
     
  18. Hound of UIster

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    This is the Nu52 version. He is completely unrelated in terms of character to the old one.
     
  19. theenglish

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    The Earth 1 Nu52 was pretty identifiable I thought.
     
  20. C.E. Evans

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    Worlds' Finest isn't ending. DC admitted it got a little Final Issue happy in the solicits.

    "One book that is not slated to end that month is "World's Finest": Issue #26 of that series was listed as a "final issue" in the solicitation text sent to press and has appeared as such in other outlets, but DC Comics confirmed to CBR News that designation was in error, and the title is not ending."
    --Comic Book Resources
    http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=52911

    Same here. I know it was the Bat book with the least amount of love and the one people were expecting to be cancelled quite awhile ago, but it was kind of fun with Luke Fox.