History Headscratchers / TheDCU

11th Jun '16 3:03:21 AM StFan
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** [[Comicbook/{{X-Factor}} Not that much]]. On the other hand it's not impossible for her to be just heterosexual. While the lesbian relationships are the only ones she could possibly see while growing up, the idea of her having relationships with one of other amazons is somewhat {{Squick}}-y due to the whole "[[ParentalIncest our daughter]]" [[WifeHusbandry thing]]. After meeting people she didn't knew since diapers (i.e. coming to America) she could find herself attracted to men although it would be a hard thing to accept - something like when homosexual people who grew up in heterosexual families come to terms with their sexuality, only the other way round.

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** [[Comicbook/{{X-Factor}} [[ComicBook/XFactor Not that much]]. On the other hand it's not impossible for her to be just heterosexual. While the lesbian relationships are the only ones she could possibly see while growing up, the idea of her having relationships with one of other amazons is somewhat {{Squick}}-y due to the whole "[[ParentalIncest our daughter]]" [[WifeHusbandry thing]]. After meeting people she didn't knew since diapers (i.e. coming to America) she could find herself attracted to men although it would be a hard thing to accept - -- something like when homosexual people who grew up in heterosexual families come to terms with their sexuality, only the other way round.



*** The sizeable group of LGBT people, particularly women, who love Wonder Woman, love comics, and would like to see representation beyond tokenism or second-string characters no one outside of comics fandom would have heard of. And our straight allies. And fans in general who would like to see more diversity in comics and are tired of the same old straight heroes.

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*** The sizeable group of LGBT people, particularly women, who love Wonder Woman, love comics, and would like to see representation beyond tokenism or second-string characters no one no-one outside of comics fandom would have heard of. And our straight allies. And fans in general who would like to see more diversity in comics and are tired of the same old straight heroes.
23rd Jan '16 8:27:00 PM nombretomado
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** Finished reading Action Comics #1, Comicbook/SwampThing, JLI, StormWatch. Does this relaunch make any more sense to long term fans than newcomers? This all just seems to be coming off to me as if someone deleted half the content of a DC Wiki and they are trying to recreate the canon off of what remained. In other words, they decided to go full continuity snarl instead of fighting it for the sake of rule of cool.

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** Finished reading Action Comics #1, Comicbook/SwampThing, JLI, StormWatch.{{ComicBook/Stormwatch}}. Does this relaunch make any more sense to long term fans than newcomers? This all just seems to be coming off to me as if someone deleted half the content of a DC Wiki and they are trying to recreate the canon off of what remained. In other words, they decided to go full continuity snarl instead of fighting it for the sake of rule of cool.
1st Jan '16 7:51:19 PM nombretomado
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*** Something that has annoyed me since they Small-vilified (pun most certainly intended) the modern continuity. Lex Luthor is one of the smartest people on the planet, he saw all sorts of strange things happen while he lived in {{Smallville}} and they all just happened to center around Clark. Years later Clark shows up in Metropolis and coincidentally the same time that Superman shows up and he never put two and two together and realized that Clark was Superman. Lex isn't that dumb!
*** Hence the reason that it is the height of impossibility to shoehorn {{Smallville}} into mainstream DCU continuity. The most basic, blatant reason? CLARK KENT HAS SPENT NINE SEASONS IN '''NO''' KIND OF DISGUISE, NOT EVEN A PAIR OF GLASSES, SO HE LOOKS JUST LIKE SUPERMAN. {{Smallville}} is a continuity all to itself. This same argument can be used to ask why, when they've had every other DC hero show up, they refuse to do the one most demanded, Bruce Wayne showing up in Smallville, or now I guess Metropolis since the show's really set there these days.

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*** Something that has annoyed me since they Small-vilified (pun most certainly intended) the modern continuity. Lex Luthor is one of the smartest people on the planet, he saw all sorts of strange things happen while he lived in {{Smallville}} ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' and they all just happened to center around Clark. Years later Clark shows up in Metropolis and coincidentally the same time that Superman shows up and he never put two and two together and realized that Clark was Superman. Lex isn't that dumb!
*** Hence the reason that it is the height of impossibility to shoehorn {{Smallville}} ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' into mainstream DCU continuity. The most basic, blatant reason? CLARK KENT HAS SPENT NINE SEASONS IN '''NO''' KIND OF DISGUISE, NOT EVEN A PAIR OF GLASSES, SO HE LOOKS JUST LIKE SUPERMAN. {{Smallville}} ''Smallville'' is a continuity all to itself. This same argument can be used to ask why, when they've had every other DC hero show up, they refuse to do the one most demanded, Bruce Wayne showing up in Smallville, or now I guess Metropolis since the show's really set there these days.
15th Sep '15 8:27:59 PM nombretomado
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** Justice Society has already traversed to Earth-2 during the ''Gog'' storyline (and had the ComicBook/KingdomCome Superman temporarily join the team). The universes that are similar to the originals PreCrisis (Earth-2,3,5,10,etc.) are all similar, so it's not like a giant mystery about which is which. As for the Earth-2 Batman... he's dead, just like the original Earth-''Two'' Batman, his daughter Huntress is a heroine in his stead. But to answer your question in better detail, right after ''52'' (where the Multiverse is reintroduced), we got ''Countdown to Final Crisis'' which had a group of people travel from universe to universe (if you missed it, you're not alone; DC screwed up with their Countdown tie-ins) and ''Final Crisis'' we saw more universes. There's a good possibility that we'll get a/several Multiverse title(s) soon, so don't worry.

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** Justice Society has already traversed to Earth-2 during the ''Gog'' storyline (and had the ComicBook/KingdomCome Superman temporarily join the team). The universes that are similar to the originals PreCrisis pre-ComicBook/{{Crisis|on Infinite Earths}} (Earth-2,3,5,10,etc.) are all similar, so it's not like a giant mystery about which is which. As for the Earth-2 Batman... he's dead, just like the original Earth-''Two'' Batman, his daughter Huntress is a heroine in his stead. But to answer your question in better detail, right after ''52'' (where the Multiverse is reintroduced), we got ''Countdown to Final Crisis'' which had a group of people travel from universe to universe (if you missed it, you're not alone; DC screwed up with their Countdown tie-ins) and ''Final Crisis'' we saw more universes. There's a good possibility that we'll get a/several Multiverse title(s) soon, so don't worry.
11th Sep '15 5:04:14 PM nombretomado
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** When you think about it, the events in the DCU would enhance a Christian's faith. Resurrection plays a major part in their religion, and eternity is a major goal for them. DeathIsCheap and superheroes are known for coming back to life. I bet the average preacher uses Superman's cheating death as evidence to get converts. [[BlackestNight The dead rising and Death itself claiming it allowed this will have complications, though.]]

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** When you think about it, the events in the DCU would enhance a Christian's faith. Resurrection plays a major part in their religion, and eternity is a major goal for them. DeathIsCheap and superheroes are known for coming back to life. I bet the average preacher uses Superman's cheating death as evidence to get converts. [[BlackestNight [[ComicBook/BlackestNight The dead rising and Death itself claiming it allowed this will have complications, though.]]
6th Sep '15 3:42:40 AM RJ-19-CLOVIS-93
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*** Except the original Crime Syndicate ''don't'' gleefully murder people(see Convergence for example). It's their Post-Crisis versions that are murderous pricks.
5th Sep '15 6:16:22 PM Dere
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* If Dr. Arthur Light's ex partner, Jacob Farley, was a good man, then how did he end up in Hell with Light?

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* If Dr. Arthur Light's ex partner, Jacob Farley, was a good man, then how did he end up in Hell with Light?Light?
* HOW was the Anti-Monitor able to reduce the number of universes from infinite to five in Crisis on Infinite Earths? If there was truly an infinite number of Earths, no matter how many he destroyed; he should never have been able to bring them down them to a finite number.
19th Jun '15 4:00:47 PM nombretomado
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* In ''JusticeLeague'' Hawk Girl is an alien, and has [[Main/WingedHumanoid natural wings]]. So, is that a mask on her, is that just what her face looks like, being an alien?

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* In ''JusticeLeague'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' Hawk Girl is an alien, and has [[Main/WingedHumanoid [[WingedHumanoid natural wings]]. So, is that a mask on her, is that just what her face looks like, being an alien?



* If they're meant to be a MirrorUniverse to the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, why does the Crime Syndacite seem to not have any evil Aquaman and Martian Manhunter? For that matter, why did the original Earth-3 have Lex Luthor as its ''only'' hero? I'm pretty sure the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica has more bad guys to mirror than ''[[WolverinePublicity Lex flipping Luthor.]]''

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* If they're meant to be a MirrorUniverse to the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, why does the Crime Syndacite seem to not have any evil Aquaman and Martian Manhunter? For that matter, why did the original Earth-3 have Lex Luthor as its ''only'' hero? I'm pretty sure the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica has more bad guys to mirror than ''[[WolverinePublicity Lex flipping Luthor.]]''
7th Jan '15 10:29:39 AM InertialMass
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*** New52 changed things a bit by having his speed be [[LogicalWeakness capped by his reflexes and how fast his brain can process everything]], meaning he can only fight as fast as he can react. On paper at least this tones him down as a GameBreaker who they have to [[WorfHadTheFlu find excuses for why he doesn't solve everything instantly.]]
6th Jan '15 4:10:00 PM InertialMass
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** [[CutLexLuthorACheck We have a trope for that, actually.]] Its occasionally addressed; for instance the Riddler tried to go straight but his obsession with Batman caused his to snap and start stealing again. Pre-Crisis, Lex Luthor apparently was just too damn focused on Superman to bother to earn money with his Earth shattering inventions, Post-Crisis his inventions have made him a billionaire.
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