Date: 2017-03-07 01:02 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
So a new tediously uninteresting villain goes around beating up and / or killing the Superbeings of multiple worlds, and is thwarted thanks to the fact that only the ONE TRUE SUPERMAN managed to figure out a plan to save them all, as opposed to the untold dozens of other superheroes, and all it requires is for one gay superhero to DRAMATICALLY sacrifice his life.

... why did Grant Morrison bother giving us a multiverse if this is all we're going to get?

Date: 2017-03-07 01:22 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
Do they do that a lot?

I mean, there was Barry's sacrificing himself in Crisis...
And Wally and Bart going into the Speed Force during Infinite Crisis...
And Bart sacrificing his life to give Barry a power-up in Flashpoint...

Hmm... sensing a trend emerging...

Date: 2017-03-07 06:16 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mastermahan
Yep. Being a genre-savvy comics fan, Red Racer openly assumed he'd have to make the Ultimate Sacrifice in Multiversity.

Date: 2017-03-07 01:23 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] deathcrist2000
And the whole "Wait, running really, really fast killed Red Racer?" aspect of this comic. I mean, come the fuck on.

Date: 2017-03-07 02:23 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] beyondthefringe
From what I see here, it's not that he ran really really fast, it's that he ran so fast and so long that he compressed years (a thousand?) into hours and burned through his lifespan to build the ship.

Still, a crappy way to go for a tragically underutilized character.

So does anyone else now wonder what happened on Calvin Ellis (the black Superman based on Obama)'s Earth after his term was/is over? Does he get succeeded by a Trump-inspired Luthor? o.0

Oh wait. We already had that in the "real" DC universe.

Date: 2017-03-07 02:27 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
Maybe he was succeeded by Veronica Cale?

(Or maybe his term isn't over yet... Good ol' Comic Book Time.)

Date: 2017-03-07 05:42 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] silicondream
he ran so fast and so long that he compressed years (a thousand?) into hours and burned through his lifespan to build the ship.


Which still makes it kind of bizarre that he ended up dead--and a clean-picked skeleton. Did he collapse from old age at the exact moment he finished the ship? Did he make any mistakes toward the end of construction, if he had the mind and body of a 110-year-old? And did residual speed energy make his corpse rot at superspeed as well?

#fourthdimensionproblems

Date: 2017-03-07 03:06 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] locuatico
I am convinced this was all to further build up this mysterious collector-esque character that has been around since Rebirth.

Date: 2017-03-07 04:30 am (UTC)
akodo_rokku: (Default)
From: [personal profile] akodo_rokku
Who is probably Ozymandias.

Date: 2017-03-07 03:12 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tigerkaya
So knockoff dime store version Dormammu is trying to create the story events of a Spider-verse by killing off different versions of Superman.

Lame.

Date: 2017-03-07 11:35 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] captainbellman
I mean, Spider-Verse was pretty much lifted from "Superman Beyond" anyway, so this is more third- than second-generation.

Date: 2017-03-07 10:44 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tigerkaya
Right! I forgot Superman Beyond the one with Vampire Monitor.

Date: 2017-03-07 01:05 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wizardru
Is it wrong that I find the Aquawoman character really hot? Because I don't even prefer blondes and somehow DAMN. Maybe it's the haircut.

Date: 2017-03-07 04:23 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
It's the orange scale-mail. You know it.

Date: 2017-03-08 01:32 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thehood
She was one of my favorite characters from Multiversity too.

Date: 2017-03-08 02:34 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] joetuss
Aquawoman would be a much more interesting character than Aquaman

Date: 2017-03-08 02:38 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] philippos42
Oh, this is one of the grisly kind of superhero books.

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