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Reality as is so often in the DCU has been changed with the cities of Gotham and Metropolis having been apparently fused. Superman and Batman notice of course and are attacked due to being unknowns here. After easily surviving an attack by Commissioner White and his police they meet...



...the Justice Titans!

Mash Ups are fun.

We find out in the issue their secret ID names are

Aquaborg: Arthur "Art" Stone
Night Lantern: Hal Grayson.
Donna Wonder: Diana Troy
Hawkbeast: Gar Katar
Flash: Wally Allen
Star Canary's name is sadly not said in the issue.

The groups quickly reconcile and agree to work together and find out about Gothamopolis' mysterious recent killings.

But before that Superman and Batman meet one more interesting Justice Titan!



Terranado! I welcome our newest  DCU gynoid.

Thankfully she isn't a traitor from what I can tell in this universe.

Next a fun scene little scene with Night Lantern and Batman.




Bats then says "I just realized how MUCH they have in common"

And the rest of the issue shows the mysterious killer in Gothamopolis being DoomStroke who's apparently working for Lex Joker.

Date: 2009-05-20 05:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] queenanthai.insanejournal.com
If her name's Diana Troy, where'd she get "Donna Wonder" from?

...I shouldn't pick.

Date: 2009-05-20 05:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jackissuperfly.insanejournal.com
Italian?

I got nothin'.

Date: 2009-05-20 05:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
Donna as in "Lady" in Italian perhaps

Or she just took a forename she liked.

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Date: 2009-05-20 06:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ozlelila.insanejournal.com
My reaction is: That's the best they could come up with for those two characters? Pfft. Ditto Flash. At least combining Starfire and Black Canary is interesting.

Date: 2009-05-20 05:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] batmanexaminer.insanejournal.com
"It's like a dream"
"It's like a nightmare"

HAHAHHAHAHAHA GET IT? GET IT?

THEY ARE THINKING THE OPPOSITE BECAUSE THEY ARE OPPOSITES!!!
HAHAHAH

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Date: 2009-05-20 05:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] runespoor7.insanejournal.com
If the mash-up between Terra and Indigo isn't a traitor, I'll be very surprised.

"It's like a dream!"/"It's a nightmare." has me laughing so hard. Gothamopolis. This is hysterical. You bet Bruce would think it's a nightmare. I'm more surprised at Clark thinking it's like a dream. He's wished for Gotham/Metropolis mash-ups before? Why would he be so pleasantly surprised?

Lex Joker: Lex Luthor would not be amused.

Date: 2009-05-20 05:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
Except she's a mashup between Terra and Red Tornado, so Indigo isn't a factor.

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Date: 2009-05-20 05:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] foxhack.insanejournal.com
Oh god.

WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER FUCKING AMALGAM UNIVERSE AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAUGH

Date: 2009-05-20 05:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
Almost a shame Night Lantern isn't a Blue Lantern.... :)

But I like the "Flying Grayson" angle

"I have a very different relationship with each of them... One of them I care for more deeply than anyone else in my life, the other one I frequently want to slap repeatedly!"

"Which one is which?"

"It varies from day to day"

Date: 2009-05-21 12:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lbd_nytetrayn.insanejournal.com
And at this, I cracked up.

--LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Date: 2009-05-20 05:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bluejaybirdie.insanejournal.com
I like that Flash is *exactly* the same. Makes sense, since he's a titan and a JLA member, but it's still funny.

Night Lantern is my favorite. His costume reminds me of the DCU Nightwing costume! I thought it would be funnier if his name was Green Wing, though.

Lastly, the art on all of this is so pretty!

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Date: 2009-05-20 06:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jcbaggee.insanejournal.com
I'm LOVING that Night Lantern's costume evokes the memory of Dick's DCAU costume!

Date: 2009-05-20 06:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sandoz_iscariot.insanejournal.com
For some reason I think "Aquaborg" is the funniest damn thing ever.

Date: 2009-05-20 06:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nagaoka.insanejournal.com
Huh, turns out we were both right, icon_uk.

http://asylums.insanejournal.com/scans_daily/359804.html?thread=8510844#t8510844

Date: 2009-05-21 02:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
Heh, good point! :)

Date: 2009-05-20 06:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mullon.insanejournal.com
I like how sparkly Donna Wonder's hair is.

Next I want to see Opal City and Bludhaven mashed up. Or Bludhaven and Bete Noire mashed up. That place would suck.

Date: 2009-05-20 06:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] iesika.insanejournal.com
No, no, Bl├╝dhaven and Hub City.

Date: 2009-05-20 06:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] seawolf10.insanejournal.com
*groan*

This idea could have been interesting with a better writer. As it is, it's making me cringe.

Date: 2009-05-20 07:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sailorlibra.insanejournal.com
I can't decide whether or not I like Donna Wonder's costume. I'm not fond of the name, however--Wonder Donna would have sounded so much better.

Date: 2009-05-20 07:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bluefall.insanejournal.com
... It's better than what either of them is wearing right now, but that's not precisely praise.

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Date: 2009-05-20 07:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ulf_boehnke.insanejournal.com
An alarm that sounds like "retreat"? Ominous.

Date: 2009-05-20 08:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] blake_reitz.insanejournal.com
Yeah, this, this is exactly what I want out of Superman/Batman. I'm sorry, but it's true. S.T.A.RKHAM! Flying Grayson!

Awesome.

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Date: 2009-05-20 08:24 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Nightwing as a Green Lantern.
Is it possible for a character to have a better butt then that?

-SQ

Date: 2009-05-20 09:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bluefall.insanejournal.com
I'm no expert, but I'm reliably informed that the intervention of a radioactive spider could have further positive influence.

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Date: 2009-05-20 11:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thormonger.insanejournal.com
I dropped this title about a year ago, but I think I'm going to go pick up this arc.

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Date: 2009-05-21 01:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] menagerie.insanejournal.com
I like Donna Wonder's hair.

Date: 2009-05-21 04:20 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
That was her look for a while, when she was a Titan in "The Return of Donna Troy", and a few artists kept it after that, but not all of them... I like it too, though it can look like she's got cosmic dandruff depending on the artist.

Date: 2009-05-21 04:57 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] queen_marshed.insanejournal.com
While everyone's commenting on how the combos are wierd, I have one thing to say: damn, does Nightlantern look HOT or what?

Date: 2009-05-21 08:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] icon_uk.insanejournal.com
He's at least half Dick Grayson, how could he NOT look hot?

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Date: 2009-05-21 04:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nymphgalatea.insanejournal.com
I wait eagerly for next months issue in which we *must* get to meet the Raven/Martian Manhunter mashup. C'mon, it has to happen, we've got every other classic Titan/JLA-er in there.

Date: 2009-05-22 01:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] seawolf10.insanejournal.com
They're probably taking the extra month to work out a name.

"Raven Manhunter" sounds like a porn starlet, and "Martian Raven" would be even worse and make even less sense than the rest of this lot.

"Raven J'onnz," maybe?

Date: 2009-06-09 12:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] buttler.insanejournal.com
I like how Star Canary manages to make both Kory and Dinah look demure.

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