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#1 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, let's say I put Captain America above Batman in unarmed combat and when all abilities are at use (I don't think I did, this is just hypothetical), where would I look for the change in numbers, and what would they be?

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#2 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm almost 100% positive that Booster's ancestor (I think his name was Daniel) that Skeets screwed over will come back, and take over the mantle. Maybe we'll see him having some time-traveling adventures post-52.

However, with each passing day I find it harder and harder to believe that Supernova is our Booster, but is in fact Rip Hunter. His paranoia could be attribiuted to Skeets' zeal to find him, or just about anybody trying to find him, considering what we saw Waverider trying to do before Skeets fried him. His seeming knowledge of events to come is easily explained through the fact that Rip is the originator and inventor of time-travel. Also, Rip Hunter is apparently a relative of Booster's, but I can't remember where I read that.

Edit: But keeping with the hint that Supernova is in fact more than one person, I'm going to have to lean toward Rip and the remaining Linear Men.
Post Edited:2006-12-12 16:55:05

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#3 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

I've spent quite a lot of time doing the ranking/battle thing, and I don't see any changes in the numbers.

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#4 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

The thing about DC deaths and returns though is that they're (for the most part) super popular characters, both with fans and industry types. Superman, Green Arrow, Hal Jordan, etc... But DiDio and many editors over at DC are absolutely adament and intent on keeping these characters dead. They've exhibited a distinct distaste for them, and have killed them in ways that could never be retconned unless you have a reality altering event like the Crisis. Burning Booster alive, blowing Ted Kord's head off, and snapping Maxwell Lord's neck.

I'd put down cash saying that they're keeping these guys dead.

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#5 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, the problem is that DiDio seems to be systematically killing off (permanentally, I might add) the better portion of Justice League International members, or those appearing in Formerly Known as the Justice League and I Can't Believe it's not Justice League. Mostly just characters Giffen worked on. Blue Beetle, Maxwell Lord, Booster Gold, Martian Manhunter (he's been turned into a douchebag, rather than killed off), etc... So, there's really no chance of him returning.

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#6 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

Big 52 spoilers ahead.

There are a LOT of theories out there.

Here's a small list of characters that have been talked about

  • Rip Hunter (Trying to hide from Skeets and other time-travelers, and using his time traveling tech to "teleport" and "send things away")

  • Snapper Carr (using the Star Tsar uniform)

  • Booster Gold (I HOPE it is, because I'd love for him to have redeemed himself after all the scandals at the beginning of 52, but the problem is that in the new issues of the Justice League, the Big 3 talk about him being dead)

  • All of the Linear Men (could be that they're all using the Supernova identity, but Waverider WAS just killed by Skeets)

Those are just a few. Also, here are a few comments from DC editors:

Ralph is still one of the world’s greatest detectives, so it wasn’t difficult for him to put all the pieces together and determine the identity of person behind the mask. As for you internet sleuths and would-be detectives, if you search back through all of the issues, you should be able to make a fairly educated guess regarding Supernova’s true identity. However, because it’s the Christmastime—which is the season of giving—I’ll give you all a hint: don’t look at just one person’s powers. After all, nobody said that Supernova was one individual.

And regarding Booster, DiDio has said: "The repercussions of the death will play through the remainder of 52, and although this is the conclusion of character, it’s not the conclusion of his story."

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#7 Posted by ScoodleDaddle (748 posts) - - Show Bio

He actually just got a big powerup in the Annihilation mini.