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Mikel Midnight

In Reply To
Dr. Bob

Subj: Re: What was horrible about the SO#31 version?
Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 at 12:34:47 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: What was horrible about the SO#31 version?
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 10:07:58 pm EDT

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> > As much as I am not a fan of A*S, I don't believe this was a task Roy particularly relished. However, it's as reasonable a job of making the story work sans Superman as anyone would do.
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> I'd agree. I don't see how he could've liked it much, maybe more of chore, a necessary evil to get the story at least quasi-coherent. After all his work on A-SS, it had to be a royal pain to have to unravel much of it.
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> > It's water under the bridge anyway, as of course DC won't even stick to the SO#31 but will give us yet a third origin for the team (I'd be happy to be proven wrong, but it would be standard operating procedure for them).
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> I can't imagine it's still canon. The DCU is such a plastic concept, that I don't much even try to keep track of that stuff. It's beyond convoluted. \:\-\)
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True enough, but since we have hypertime or multiple universes or whatever back again I prefer to cite the original as the real deal!

> > > It's water under the bridge anyway, as of course DC won't even stick to the SO#31 but will give us yet a third origin for the team (I'd be happy to be proven wrong, but it would be standard operating procedure for them).
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> > I can't imagine it's still canon. The DCU is such a plastic concept, that I don't much even try to keep track of that stuff. It's beyond convoluted. \:\-\)
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> True enough, but since we have hypertime or multiple universes or whatever back again I prefer to cite the original as the real deal!

I would be willing to put aside Roy's rewrite for something new and original, but I lack confidence is the current crop of writers to produce anything that will impress me.


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