DC’s 52 wraps up this week with one heck of a resolution and the reintroduction of an old friend: the multiverse! So how do some folks feel about that?
Blogger Kimota94 appears doubtful about the possible use of the multiverse.
And that’s all we know at this point. Which raises the obvious question: what’s the point of having these worlds? In most cases, the characters shown already exist on “Earth-1″ (the regular universe version) so I assume this means that those folks now have dopplegangers on other Earths, allowing DC.. what? To tell more “out there” tales about those versions, ala the Marvel Ultimate Universe line? In other words, the Earth-2 JSA could be featured in a mini-series in which they decide to take over the world, which would clearly be a tough thing to do in the main DCU. Is that where this takes us?
But Ray from Super Underwear Perverts is jubilant.
52 confounded me the past few month – it seemed like DC had introduced all these incredibly cool racially and sexually-diverse characters just so they could kill them all-off in a single series never to be seen again. That seriously bugged. Now not only does it look like some of their stories will continue – but we also get all the characters from DC’s half-century-long publishing history restored to continuity and available for more fun-and-fantastic story-telling. Vic Sage lives. Jade is alive. Half-naked Condor is alive and well. Ted Kord is still fighting the good-fight. Damn. I’m actually excited about reading DC comics again!
So where do you fall?