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Earth 2 #1 - The Price of Victory

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Earth 2 #1 kicks off the story of DC's parallel earth, and things couldn't be more different.

DC's 'Second Wave' launches with the first issue of EARTH 2. This will be a spoiler free review.

The Good

The level of shock value in this book is tremendous, but EARTH 2 #1 is much more than just "shocking;" it's good. It is serious, and sad and poignant in parts. The pacing is heightened because it's war-time, but Robinson doesn't sacrifice dialogue to get everything he wants into this issue. The book opens with a narrator at the very start, but his identity is not revealed until the final few pages of the issue. This is war, and everything points to that. The language, the level of self sacrifice, the perseverance -- this is the story of the big three going to war together, with the knowledge that each of them has lost absolutely everything in their lives worth fighting for. In between punches we see their internal dialogue reveal their struggle -- they are in tremendous pain, and it is heartbreaking. Everything sets the tone of "all out war" in these first few pages.

If you read the first issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE back in September, and have been following the series then you will notice some similarities in plot points in this first issue of EARTH 2. Like the JL book by Johns and Lee, EARTH 2 also launches five years in the past and the focus of the issue is on one fateful day -- the day the Apokolips War ended. All I will say is that war does not end without some casualties.

The art in this issue is absolutely beautiful. When artist Nicola Scott teamed up with Gail Simone for WONDER WOMAN, I absolutely fell in love with her work; so it's certainly a pleasure to see her illustrate the big three here. Scott captures the movement, agility and sheer raw emotion of these characters in each of her panels. When we see apocalyptic war portrayed in comics, the panels often feel rather cluttered. To demonstrate that there is a lot of stuff going on, the artists need to pack a lot of "stuff" into the tiny panels. This usually results in the book appearing rather cluttered and all over the place -- but not here. Scott maintains the focus of each of her central characters (be it Diana, Superman or Batman) in each action packed scene.

The Bad

Some of the dialogue is a little bit flowery. I think the most unconvincing was the scene with Batman and Helena. I don't know if I was really convinced that he sounded like Batman. I do, however, think that Robinson had a great grasp on the rest of the characters in this issue.

The Verdict

I thought it was interesting to see this story launch five years into the past, just like the JUSTICE LEAGUE series did. It's interesting to see how much more mature these characters are compared to the way they are, act and work together in the New 52 JUSTICE LEAGUE. I enjoyed this book a lot. In fact, I liked it better than the relaunch of the JUSTICE LEAGUE series we saw last September. I loved Nicola Scott on this book, and really liked Robinson's work here. I think it's a solid start to a new series that takes characters we haven't seen in the current DCU, and breathes new life into them (Alan Scott, Jay Garrick). The next part I will put in the spoiler box, so you have been warned.

The characters come full circle in this issue. Just like the Justice League, the series launches five years ago -- except here, the world's strongest heroes don't survive the war. In their place, we need new heroes, and that's what makes the last page of this book so compelling. There is a lot I really enjoyed in this issue. I loved the introduction to two characters we saw in the end, but there was a lot of heartache here as well. This issue highlights on the deaths of three major characters, and they died fighting for what they believed in and avenging the loved ones they lost. It's a sad, hard truth; but in the end this reads like these characters knew they would not survive. Yet, everything comes full circle. This issue feels cyclical -- and that's what made it so good. If we gave out "point" scores, this would have been a 4.5. The story was great, the art was beautiful, the characters are interesting -- but it was hard to read three of my favorite characters in one book. However, this does feel like there is a lot of purpose: it doesn't feel like these characters died in vain, but I guess that's something we will have to wait to see.

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Will definitely be getting this! 
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So looking forward to getting this. Glad to see it's going over well with people who have read it.

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Hello multiverse. Cannot wait to see how Robinson is going to handle Earth-2.

LCS opens in three hours. That would be three hours too long.

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Sounds good.

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This book was fantastic. Great start to a new series!

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Very awesome series, definately on my pull list already!!! sad though to see what happens.

What i want to know is though, if thee three are out?? will there be a justice league of Earth 2, and Allan Scott is the leader (JIZZZZZZZ)?? or will there be different stories in each issue, concentrating on the main character for that particular issue?? either way, i'm happy.

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I'm definitely very interested in this book. If the posted spoiler means what I think it means, I'm definitely way more interested than I was before (I was still interested, but another book starring the big three that were just angrier because more people they cared about died didn't seem super compelling to me). Taking the old JSA characters and probably updating them instead of coming up with contrived ways that they're still alive in the current timeline was exactly what I wanted out of this book, and I'm glad to hear it's there.

I guess I have to add another book to my pull list... DAMN YOU ROBINSON!

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Definitely going to get this. When was this released? The date just says 7//2012.

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I see this and I think, you know, when they rebooted the entire universe with the New 52, maybe THIS should have been what they went to for the primary? Because really, how different is the New 52 from the old? I can hardly notice a difference in the issue-to-issue reading. This book? This is an actual new beginning and a radical new universe.

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As a Marvel guy, this series got my attention, as its a story where anything can happen but hearing that the big three are gone, well... Thanks for saving me $4. Its very Ultimatum-ish.

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@CaptainMarvell said:

As a Marvel guy, this series got my attention, as its a story where anything can happen but hearing that the big three are gone, well... Thanks for saving me $4. Its very Ultimatum-ish.

As far as the fan view is concerned, they weren't the big 3 of Earth 2 though. Hell, people have been complaining about the possibility of Supes, WW, and Bats getting too much attention ever since the cover was shown. I'm not going to buy this title but everyone I know who's read it said that it was all handled well.
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@SylentEcho said:

Definitely going to get this. When was this released? The date just says 7//2012.

comes out today.... it was awesome!

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That should add Wally West! He is still missing form the New 52!!

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Definitely buying this! I do wish they'd add Wally and Donna tho... like this would have been a perfect place for them to shine

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What I really do not like about this review and most comments here is that you can tell they never read anything Earth-2 before that.

To me, that is like reviewing a Batman comic book when it is the first you have ever read.

I would not expect someone who does not know a thing about Batman to hate All-Star Batman (and even he was not using a gun, like this all new "Earth-2 Batman").

It is the same here, Earth-2 is not a completely new concept, it means something. Like All-Star Batman is not Batman, this is not Earth-2, at all, and there is no mention of it in the review and comments.

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I really want to see the spoiler but I know it's better just to read the comic :P

I CAN'T WAIT TO GET THIS!

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OMG. I read the spoilers.............

OMG..........

I cant believe it........................

Why did I read the spoilers..................................

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@DarthShap said:

What I really do not like about this review and most comments here is that you can tell they never read anything Earth-2 before that.

To me, that is like reviewing a Batman comic book when it is the first you have ever read.

I would not expect someone who does not know a thing about Batman to hate All-Star Batman (and even he was not using a gun, like this all new "Earth-2 Batman").

It is the same here, Earth-2 is not a completely new concept, it means something. Like All-Star Batman is not Batman, this is not Earth-2, at all, and there is no mention of it in the review and comments.

Are you calling Sara a noob? That she never read anything earth 2 before this?

Why would you assume something like that? You know what happens when you assume.

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I want it....

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@sethysquare said:

@DarthShap said:

What I really do not like about this review and most comments here is that you can tell they never read anything Earth-2 before that.

To me, that is l. ke reviewing a Batman comic book when it is the first you have ever read.

I would not expect someone who does not know a thing about Batman to hate All-Star Batman (and even he was not using a gun, like this all new "Earth-2 Batman").

It is the same here, Earth-2 is not a completely new concept, it means something. Like All-Star Batman is not Batman, this is not Earth-2, at all, and there is no mention of it in the review and comments.

Are you calling Sara a noob? That she never read anything earth 2 before this?

Why would you assume something like that? You know what happens when you assume.

I am assuming because there is not a single mention of Earth-2 in the entire article. In the review of a book called "Earth-2", I kind of expect some sort of comparison to what came before, to the previous Earth-2. There is none here.

And I am not calling anybody a "noob". A majority of readers never read pre-Crisis Earth-2 comics. I am just saying that if you have not, your opinion is not exactly enlightened.

It is exactly what I explained about Inferiorego's review of Deathstroke. The only reason why he felt Higgins added great character development to the character in his run was because he never read anything about Deathstroke before.

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@DarthShap said:

@sethysquare said:

@DarthShap said:

What I really do not like about this review and most comments here is that you can tell they never read anything Earth-2 before that.

To me, that is l. ke reviewing a Batman comic book when it is the first you have ever read.

I would not expect someone who does not know a thing about Batman to hate All-Star Batman (and even he was not using a gun, like this all new "Earth-2 Batman").

It is the same here, Earth-2 is not a completely new concept, it means something. Like All-Star Batman is not Batman, this is not Earth-2, at all, and there is no mention of it in the review and comments.

Are you calling Sara a noob? That she never read anything earth 2 before this?

Why would you assume something like that? You know what happens when you assume.

I am assuming because there is not a single mention of Earth-2 in the entire article. In the review of a book called "Earth-2", I kind of expect some sort of comparison to what came before, to the previous Earth-2. There is none here.

And I am not calling anybody a "noob". A majority of readers never read pre-Crisis Earth-2 comics. I am just saying that if you have not, your opinion is not exactly enlightened.

It is exactly what I explained about Inferiorego's review of Deathstroke. The only reason why he felt Higgins added great character development to the character in his run was because he never read anything about Deathstroke before.

Well, so I guess you have to read pre crisis earth 2 before you can have an opinion about this new earth 2.

So how many years of Superman must we read before we can have an opinion about him?

Some would say at least All Star Superman, others would say no at least the John Byrne, some would say, only if you read those written by siegel and shusters then you're worthy.

I guess people should not review a comic in its own merits based on whether it is a good book or not. Incidentally NEWSARAMA also reviewed Earth 2.

It looks like second time is the charm — at least, it is when it comes to DC and Earth 2 #1. And if you think that it's a little too early for yetanother new universe in the wake of The New 52, you might be pleasantly surprised by James Robinson's remix of the DC mythos. Familiar yet unencumbered by years of continuity, there's a specific tone and direction that this series takes that I'd say, just on first blush, actually feels like a stronger launch than Geoff Johns' Justice League.

Robinson starts off smart by establishing that, on Earth 2, everyone knew who the Big Damn Heroes of the DC Universe were — Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman — and shows us what makes them the best of the best. Superman, unlike his current New 52 incarnation, is defined by his reverence for life, and even Wonder Woman's violent, Wolverine-esque characterization is later tempered by an almost daughterly love for her Amazon pantheon. It's that sort of deeper world underneath the surface that lets Robinson have his cake and eat it, too, in a way that I think The New 52 has avoided to a self-conscious and even self-destructive extent — it alludes to a deeper history of the DCU, a bigger world than we know, one that we'll all uncover and discover together.

It also doesn't hurt that Nicola Scott is on art. She's got that dynamic Jim Lee composition and sleekness to her characters, but she also has that clean line of Ivan Reis and even a hint of that George Perez pop to the expressions and sheer scale of action on the page. Despite a stint on Wonder Woman, Scott's been an overlooked artist for awhile, but she's definitely earning some wider recognition here. Perhaps most interesting is the tone Scott's work takes, especially with colorist Alex Sinclair — even an extinction-level conflict with Apokolips is tinged with a swollen red, but at the same time, the clean heroes represent an optimism and hope that says maybe Earth will survive without a scratch. While that doesn't exactly wind up being the case, Sinclair's blue skies at the end of the book foster a sense of a new beginning, of a new age of true DC heroism. It's been missed.

Perhaps James Robinson's greatest trick in Earth 2 is that he manages to engage readers even as he spends most of the issue playing with characters that we likely won't see again. Like DC's best epics — think Kingdom Come or JSA — Robinson and Scott's Earth 2 is about living up to legacies... but it isn't solely defined by them. There's a new pantheon being born on Earth 2, a new history, a new generation of hero. This may be the relaunch we were all waiting for.

Oh, no mention of the pre crisis earth 2. I guess David Pepose must not have read them because theres no comparison to that pre crisis Earth 2. So its not a worthy review. Thanks for teaching me so much. You are a genius.

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@sethysquare said:

@DarthShap said:

@sethysquare said:

@DarthShap said:

What I really do not like about this review and most comments here is that you can tell they never read anything Earth-2 before that.

To me, that is l. ke reviewing a Batman comic book when it is the first you have ever read.

I would not expect someone who does not know a thing about Batman to hate All-Star Batman (and even he was not using a gun, like this all new "Earth-2 Batman").

It is the same here, Earth-2 is not a completely new concept, it means something. Like All-Star Batman is not Batman, this is not Earth-2, at all, and there is no mention of it in the review and comments.

Are you calling Sara a noob? That she never read anything earth 2 before this?

Why would you assume something like that? You know what happens when you assume.

I am assuming because there is not a single mention of Earth-2 in the entire article. In the review of a book called "Earth-2", I kind of expect some sort of comparison to what came before, to the previous Earth-2. There is none here.

And I am not calling anybody a "noob". A majority of readers never read pre-Crisis Earth-2 comics. I am just saying that if you have not, your opinion is not exactly enlightened.

It is exactly what I explained about Inferiorego's review of Deathstroke. The only reason why he felt Higgins added great character development to the character in his run was because he never read anything about Deathstroke before.

Well, so I guess you have to read pre crisis earth 2 before you can have an opinion about this new earth 2.

So how many years of Superman must we read before we can have an opinion about him?

Some would say at least All Star Superman, others would say no at least the John Byrne, some would say, only if you read those written by siegel and shusters then you're worthy.

I guess people should not review a comic in its own merits based on whether it is a good book or not. Incidentally NEWSARAMA also reviewed Earth 2.

It looks like second time is the charm — at least, it is when it comes to DC and Earth 2 #1. And if you think that it's a little too early for yetanother new universe in the wake of The New 52, you might be pleasantly surprised by James Robinson's remix of the DC mythos. Familiar yet unencumbered by years of continuity, there's a specific tone and direction that this series takes that I'd say, just on first blush, actually feels like a stronger launch than Geoff Johns' Justice League.

Robinson starts off smart by establishing that, on Earth 2, everyone knew who the Big Damn Heroes of the DC Universe were — Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman — and shows us what makes them the best of the best. Superman, unlike his current New 52 incarnation, is defined by his reverence for life, and even Wonder Woman's violent, Wolverine-esque characterization is later tempered by an almost daughterly love for her Amazon pantheon. It's that sort of deeper world underneath the surface that lets Robinson have his cake and eat it, too, in a way that I think The New 52 has avoided to a self-conscious and even self-destructive extent — it alludes to a deeper history of the DCU, a bigger world than we know, one that we'll all uncover and discover together.

It also doesn't hurt that Nicola Scott is on art. She's got that dynamic Jim Lee composition and sleekness to her characters, but she also has that clean line of Ivan Reis and even a hint of that George Perez pop to the expressions and sheer scale of action on the page. Despite a stint on Wonder Woman, Scott's been an overlooked artist for awhile, but she's definitely earning some wider recognition here. Perhaps most interesting is the tone Scott's work takes, especially with colorist Alex Sinclair — even an extinction-level conflict with Apokolips is tinged with a swollen red, but at the same time, the clean heroes represent an optimism and hope that says maybe Earth will survive without a scratch. While that doesn't exactly wind up being the case, Sinclair's blue skies at the end of the book foster a sense of a new beginning, of a new age of true DC heroism. It's been missed.

Perhaps James Robinson's greatest trick in Earth 2 is that he manages to engage readers even as he spends most of the issue playing with characters that we likely won't see again. Like DC's best epics — think Kingdom Come or JSA — Robinson and Scott's Earth 2 is about living up to legacies... but it isn't solely defined by them. There's a new pantheon being born on Earth 2, a new history, a new generation of hero. This may be the relaunch we were all waiting for.

Oh, no mention of the pre crisis earth 2. I guess David Pepose must not have read them because theres no comparison to that pre crisis Earth 2. So its not a worthy review. Thanks for teaching me so much. You are a genius.

No, they are not exactly great reviews if they decide from the get go to not consider what came before, especially on a book called Earth-2.

Pepose does mention Kingdom Come and JSA and the idea of legacies which all are inspired by pre-Crisis Earth-2. However, he does not mention at all what the reboot means to Earth-2, what it does to the only Earth that was about staying in the continuity of the golden age stories.

And yes, I do consider that before talking about something, you should know about it. Is that too much to ask or is it completely irrational?

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@DarthShap: Oh sure. except when I read a comic, I read it for its own merits. just FYI, outta ten reviews I have read, almost none actual reference them to the previous version, because its irrelevant to the enjoyment of the book and if it defeats the purpose to have a carbon copy of the old version when you can just go back and read your trades.

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@DarthShap: Oh sure. except when I read a comic, I read it for its own merits. just FYI, outta ten reviews I have read, almost none actual reference them to the previous version, because its irrelevant to the enjoyment of the book and if it defeats the purpose to have a carbon copy of the old version when you can just go back and read your trades.

It is very simple. Earth-2 has always been about continuing the stories of the golden age superheroes. It is the entire concept of this reality. This comic book goes against everything Earth-2 is supposed to be about and it is OK if there is no mention of it? No, it is not.

And no, a comic book is not read solely on its own merits. When you read an awful characterization of a character you know, you cannot help but feel it is out of place and poorly written. When you read All-Star Superman, the reason why you like it is because you recognize the essence of the character.

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I've never really cared much for the JSA and the whole Earth-2 idea, but this has become my favorite book after only one issue.

My only problem was the coloring for the second part. It looked lazy.

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@DarthShap: Uhm, no Earth 2 is about writing good stories about the Justice Society and this is a good story. It is much more than the legacy. Heroes don't live by their legacy, they live by the decisions they make each and everyday.

And yes, reading a comic by its own merits do include more than just the issue, characterization of a character is important and crucial, but what you want is characters to be characterised as according to your liking, that isn't the case for good story telling. As said before, WW is one of the best new 52 book, but people like you are upset with the direction. Is it poorly characterised? No, its just taking a book to a new directions. So yes, if Superman sleeps with a prostitute in the last issue and becomes a pastor in the next issue then thats poor characterisation. However many of these characters are written over more than half a century. There is more than one aspect to a character. They're alive and dynamic not static as you would presume.

Back to the issue, its been stated time and again that this is a new earth 2 not the old one. So anything happened pre crisis doesn't matter. Which makes your point a moot point.

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@sethysquare said:

@DarthShap: Uhm, no Earth 2 is about writing good stories about the Justice Society and this is a good story. It is much more than the legacy. Heroes don't live by their legacy, they live by the decisions they make each and everyday.

Ridiculous. Good stories about the JSA can be written in any reality. Pre-Flashpoint, the JSA was on New Earth and it worked better than fine.

Earth-2 is not just the JSA, it is about continuing the Golden Age.

@sethysquare said:

Back to the issue, its been stated time and again that this is a new earth 2 not the old one. So anything happened pre crisis doesn't matter. Which makes your point a moot point.

It does not matter to you because you do not know any of it.

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Pretty good issue.

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Awesome issue. I Enjoyed it way more than I did Justice League. I dropped that bok after the first arc. This one may end up staying on my pull list. Curious to see if it ends up mirroring the old Earth 2 more - like Dick as Batman.

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@DarthShap: for what it's worth, I *did* mention the old Earth 2 in my review on Player Affinity, but that doesn't go up until Friday.

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I for one am a big JSA fan and I absolutely lied this series. At first I was upset that the important WW2 aspects of these characters were being thrown out. After thinking about It for a while though, I realized that Batman, Superman, and other heroes had a very important background in WW2. I now feel that it was important and long- overdue for these characters to be upgraded. How much longer would it be feasible for these characters to be still alive due to various reasons. Batman and superman were allowed to grow and become relevant to the times where- as jay Garrick and Alan Scott were abandoned. How much longer could these characters be popular and relevant if they are stuck in ww2. Now I feel these characters will be able to stay around for a while Other comment I had I was actually sad that the trinity were killed, I would have like to see two batmans interact. I was surprised how much I loved the art I love jays new origin Nice to see al, jay, and Alan with references to Rex Can't wait to see Rex, Ted, Wes an whoever else they decide to use.

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loved this book.

I had to reread it to understand, however it had the emotional aspect as well as the action. very good

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Awesome issue. I Enjoyed it way more than I did Justice League. I dropped that bok after the first arc. This one may end up staying on my pull list. Curious to see if it ends up mirroring the old Earth 2 more - like Dick as Batman.

Dick never was Batman on the old Earth-2.

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I just read Earth Two. LOVED IT. Honestly I wasn't looking forward to Earth2 and was meh over what I thought it was going to be.  Totally wasn't what I expected.
 
@adamcrouch17:  Ya I  liked his new origin story also. I actually thought something like that when I tried reimagining his origin and when I first saw you know who in the book in the back of my mind I thought that was going to happen later on in the book.
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I too am really hoping that dick Grayson comes in to be batman. But yeah the original earth 2 dg stayed as robin.

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@DarthShap: Which Earth had Bruce as commissioner and Dick as Batman?

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@adamcrouch17 said:

I for one am a big JSA fan and I absolutely lied this series. At first I was upset that the important WW2 aspects of these characters were being thrown out. After thinking about It for a while though, I realized that Batman, Superman, and other heroes had a very important background in WW2. I now feel that it was important and long- overdue for these characters to be upgraded. How much longer would it be feasible for these characters to be still alive due to various reasons. Batman and superman were allowed to grow and become relevant to the times where- as jay Garrick and Alan Scott were abandoned. How much longer could these characters be popular and relevant if they are stuck in ww2. Now I feel these characters will be able to stay around for a while Other comment I had I was actually sad that the trinity were killed, I would have like to see two batmans interact. I was surprised how much I loved the art I love jays new origin Nice to see al, jay, and Alan with references to Rex Can't wait to see Rex, Ted, Wes an whoever else they decide to use.

You do realise that it would have been possible to just RetCon the moment of their origin stories. DC and Marvel do it all the time. Destroy their 70 years of continuity was not exactly necessary if all DC wanted to do was to correct a continuity problem.

Also, by de-aging every single character in the DCU, (and particularly the founding memers of the JSA) DC loses its diversity and becomes awfully generic. (Like breaking off the marriages and the couples, Arsenal no longer being a single father, Starfire becoming some kind of 90's Image bimbo, Oracle no longer being paralyzed, Amanda Waller no longer being "the Wall", Green Arrow and Hawkman losing their classic personalities, Wonder-Woman no longer having a special origin story and the entire idea of legacy disappearing with the removal of the JSA and apparently the former Question and Blue Beetles.)

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Grear issue !!

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Wow, I was not expecting it to be that good. I'd be lying if I said I wasnt going to miss the classic golden age JSA, but this was pretty cool. Instead of just being the Justice League's grandparents they feel more like their own characters on this earth.

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@djotaku said:

@DarthShap: Which Earth had Bruce as commissioner and Dick as Batman?

On Earth-2 Bruce died as Commissioner but Dick never became Batman. He never even became Nightwing.

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dammit I just know my lcs will have sold out of this,I'm not even going to bother checking

Edit: I was wrong, they had all of wave 2

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Sounds epic, part of me actually finds Earth-2 more interesting than the main DC Universe.

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....well there goes that lol

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Yea this is good. I liked the first half a bit more than the second half but that could be due to what actually goes down in the first half and not the fault of the second portion being a bit more dialog heavy.

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Man this changed things on my way to think in 15 minutes

Before: Care a f*ck Earth Two, picked up for curiosity

After: Heart broken, epic music playing around my mind, all f*cking shocked and yes now I care about Earth Two

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Earth 2 is supposed to be the Golden Age Earth. This one comic spits in the face of everyone who loved the Golden Age.

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I found this more enjoyable than Justice League it really surprised me how much I liked it. The end really feels like it will be a good story. The characters may be different but all DC characters should be free to be open to a different interpretation and keeping them only one way too long ties them down.

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@Herokiller12344 said:

Earth 2 is supposed to be the Golden Age Earth. This one comic spits in the face of everyone who loved the Golden Age.

Says who? Who said it was supposed to be Golden Age Earth? Golden Age Earth was thrown out the window over 25 years ago. In fact Golden Age ANYTHTING was.

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Stop being bitter ffs. Its time u to read marvel and stop whining at everyone who enjoys this. what a negative nelly.

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enjoyed this issue, to be honest, pre new 52 i did not pick up any jsa titles because the character seemed old and out dated. but this comic breaths new life into the old farts and i cant wait to get the next issue. and wally and donna better not show up in this series.

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