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The Source has a preview of its two Free Comic Book Day issues, War of the Supermen 0 and DC Kids Mega Sampler.


Suggested Tags: event: Free Comic Book Day, creator: Art Baltazar, creator: franco, title: tiny titans, char: match, char: lex luthor, char: superman/clark kent, char: superboy/kon-el/conner kent, char: supergirl/kara zor-el

Date: 2010-04-30 10:30 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Yes they are.

Date: 2010-04-30 11:39 pm (UTC)
autumn_lily: jason todd (Default)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
So what's with the 'cousin' and 'uncle' deal? Is Superboy ashamed of having two daddies? Or perhaps a twisted thing like on soap operas, where your cousin and uncle are also your fathers?

Date: 2010-05-01 07:58 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] psychopathicus_rex
It was probably more of a 'hoo boy, the kids who we are theoretically writing this for are NEVER going to understand it if we directly follow current continuity' sort of thing. Hell, it's pretty confusing to ME.
Additionally, of course, this is obviously the Silver Age Lex we're talking about here, so technically this doesn't apply to him. ADDITIONALLY additionally, this is also the comic which showed the Blue Beetle's parents to be the Beatles, so I think we can safely agree that matching Tiny Titans with the DCU is best not attempted.

Date: 2010-05-01 03:42 pm (UTC)
kingrockwell: he's a sexy (Death of the Endless)
From: [personal profile] kingrockwell
That sounds a little heteronormative. Why not just show two daddies as a perfectly normal thing, even when they're on the outs with each other?

Date: 2010-05-01 06:31 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] psychopathicus_rex
Because DC doesn't want to get outraged letters from conservative parents saying that they're warping the minds of their precious little darlings, and threatening to reinstate the Wertham-era comic book burnings? I mean, face it, these are still hot-button issues in a LOT of places, and I don't blame DC for not wanting to provoke the loonies. It's in their best interests to tiptoe around those sorts of subjects.

Date: 2010-05-01 06:35 pm (UTC)
autumn_lily: jason todd (Default)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
Blue Beetle's parents to be the Beatles

That's freaking funny.

Date: 2010-05-01 06:52 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] psychopathicus_rex
It certainly gave me a chuckle, yeah.


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