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Old 09-08-2011, 07:13 PM   #1
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I have it. I am digging the story so far. I really like the way they are playing the Batman/Green Lantern interactions, with GL as a cocky cop and Batman as a snarky, cranky guy. The story moved along at a nice clip and the final panel was a great moment. Not sure how I feel about seeing Cyborg's orgin unfold within The League instead of the Titans, but I will give them the benefit of the doubt.

My ONLY issue thus far with the new universe is the fact that even though heroes have only been around for about 5 years (and Batman a little longer in secret), there have still been FOUR Robins. Oookay.
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My ONLY issue thus far with the new universe is the fact that even though heroes have only been around for about 5 years (and Batman a little longer in secret), there have still been FOUR Robins. Oookay.
Tough gig.
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No doubt. Their explanation thus far is the "Robin" is an intensive internship program. OKAY.

Also, no sign as of yet of Wally West (Kid Flash turned Flash) or Donna Troy (former Wonder Girl, Troia).
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No doubt. Their explanation thus far is the "Robin" is an intensive internship program. OKAY.
Yeah that's definitely more than a little lame. If you're going to go for the reset button...

I'm going to be picking these up as soon as pay day hits.
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This is the last page of the comic.

Still not 100% in love with the costume since I don't feel Superman needs armor, but again, I will wait for the WHY.

Again, all the heroes are supposed to be younger now in the reboot.

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Superman armour makes sense. He's indestructable, but his costume isn't. Wouldn't want him running around half naked now would we?
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Still not 100% in love with the costume since I don't feel Superman needs armor, but again, I will wait for the WHY.

Again, all the heroes are supposed to be younger now in the reboot.

Looks like Supe has been doing some squats!
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I'm glad he looks powerful. That's what he should look like in the movies.
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Say what you will about artist Jim Lee-- his male heroes always look like they hit every major lift in the weight room.

BTW--Action Comics is set 5 years ago when Superman first shows up in Metropolis. He's younger, has a clear sense of right and wrong and is a bit of a show off. He also hasn't gotten his armored costume yet.

It's interesting.

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