- Catharsis Factor: Face it, you cheered when Eobard Thawne, first-class murderous bastard and all around petty asshole, got vaporized by Doctor Manhattan.
- Contested Sequel: It's the first direct follow-up on the contentious Watchmen subplot that began in DC Universe: Rebirth, so yeah.
- Continuity Lockout:
- If you haven't read Flashpoint or DC Universe: Rebirth #1 and don't have at least a passing knowledge of Watchmen and the general DC Universe, good luck following this story.
- Wanna know why the Justice League's vault is suddenly filled with references to other Justice Leagues that existed pre-Flashpoint but weren't canon in the New 52? Hope you read Action Comics and Blue Beetle!
- Ensemble Dark Horse:
- Jay Garrick, as always. But even more so because he will likely serve as a vehicle for the Justice Society's return.
- Thomas Wayne, and his (brief) relationship with an adult Bruce.
- Just Here for Godzilla:
- Some people have absolutely no interest in the wider DC Universe and are just here for the Watchmen stuff.
- Others give no craps about the wider Watchmen story and are just here for Jay Garrick.
- Likewise, there are fans of the Legion of Super-Heroes who are only following this story because of what role Saturn Girl may have.
YMMV / The Button