There are lots of things that have changed, but for me one of the more telling differences in the New 52 is that in the old universe, Kon was the name Clark gave Superboy to signify that he was part of his family, that he had a place and a history and connections. In the new universe, it’s a prejudiced slur that literally means “abomination,” a word to curse at someone with.
Illustrating in one precise stroke why the new 52 and I do not hang.
I honestly considered buying this book when it started.
So Kon dies again.
I mean to sleep but instead this happened
I did it, I did the thing!
Now you too can play the game of DCnU! If you fill out the entire card, congratulations! All hope is lost.
(spoiler alert: depending on your position on the Batwoman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Flash books, you may not fill out the entire card)
To make your own game of DC bingo, go here.
New 52 Batman Timeline
In case you were also wondering how the fuck things fit together in the New 52.
Ahh yes, so Jason will forevermore be known in the New 52 as the Robin who was “quickly benched” because he did a terrible job as Batman’s sidekick and then ridiculously fell for one of Joker’s “traps”, rather than a lively, skilled, compassionate Robin who, by pure coincidence, encountered the Joker during a search for his birth mother and sacrificed his life in an attempt to save what he thought was an innocent woman. Just wonderful.
Is it just me, or does none of this make any fucking sense?
Also: Chip in her brain. You can’t cure someone’s fucking spinal cord being damaged by fucking with their brain. That’s like trying to fix a broken starter cord by upgrading the engine. Not the fucking problem, genius.
New 52: So New Reader Friendly you need a guide for the Batman timeline. Flashpoint was only two years ago.
And this is just the Batman one.
Batman Gold burns down a prison, because there were bad people in it.
His sister, recovered from her cougar attack (but still weak, as she always is), is horrified.”THERE WERE GOOD PEOPLE TOO, BOOSTER, YOU’RE JUST LIKE A VILLAIN.”
Batman Gold lights a…
wait i forgot
i dont care about rebooster
he can be grim as he likes
hes not booster gold
he doesnt even have a ted kord
whats a booster gold without a ted kord
not booster gold thats what
Has this been done yet or
#Dan Didio’s favorite book series
For anyone trying so hard to stay in the DC fandom while suffering heartbreak after New 52-induced heartbreak
“You see, the unmasking and the threat would mean a lot more in the pre-boot where Dick had friends. You know, when he was the heart and soul of the DCU. The Titans are a new group that Dick’s not affiliated with. Half of Dick’s old Titans friends don’t exist, the other…