Date: 2017-06-07 09:20 am (UTC)
dragontail: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dragontail
I really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY want this to work out, happen, become enshrined in continuity and never ever be undone. Really.

I loved the progression of their relationship way back in "Hush", was livid when it was undone at the end of that same arc, and am so pumped for this it's insane.

*takes a breath* Woo. Sorry. Little over-invested there.

Date: 2017-06-07 09:40 am (UTC)
katefan: (Default)
From: [personal profile] katefan
"I really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY want this to work out, happen, become enshrined in continuity and never ever be undone. Really."

Then pray Joe Quesada never works for DC.

Date: 2017-06-07 04:13 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: (dead waynes shock)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie

Date: 2017-06-07 05:32 pm (UTC)
mrstatham: (Default)
From: [personal profile] mrstatham
He already did. And now he tends to seem to quietly sweep it under the rug like it never happened.

Date: 2017-06-09 03:04 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] tcampbell1000
Well, hey, tomorrow's a brand new day.

Date: 2017-06-07 11:26 am (UTC)
janegray: (Default)
From: [personal profile] janegray

I don't believe for a second it will happen.

But I want it to.

Date: 2017-06-08 12:52 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
-become enshrined in continuity and never ever be undone. Really.-

Yea, my worry is this'll be a 2-years-status-quo-then-undone thing.

'Cause the concept? Works, and it's a big step some people won't like including some writers, but they definitely can make this work.

Date: 2017-06-07 09:58 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] zapbiffpow
Even if this wasn't actually a surprisingly nice relationship development and just the attack to try and take Batman off the board for the coming event, I still like it. From that perspective, it improves on the attack on Bruce from Final Crisis, swapping Lump Thomas Wayne for Real Thomas Wayne.

But for the record, if Bruce ever had to marry anyone, I'd have liked it to be Snyder's Julie Madison. Gold standard.

Date: 2017-06-07 11:10 am (UTC)
lucean: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lucean
I absolutely loved Julie Madison. I understand why it can't be the relationship for Batman as her love was for Bruce Wayne, but it is probably my favorite Batman romance so far.

Date: 2017-06-07 10:46 am (UTC)
spider_man6: (Default)
From: [personal profile] spider_man6
Love this. Hope it happens.
Y'know, when this was first announced, I assumed this encounter would be with the Joker. Guess not.

Date: 2017-06-07 11:55 am (UTC)
zapbiffpow: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zapbiffpow
Tom King had some fun with the solicit, even:

Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies—one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!

He's clearly Real-Life Riddler.

Date: 2017-06-07 06:21 pm (UTC)
informationgeek: (PinkiePie)
From: [personal profile] informationgeek
Now that's some good solicit writing. Bravo King or whoever wrote that. :)

Date: 2017-06-08 12:52 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Yes, five stars!

Date: 2017-06-07 11:07 am (UTC)
jekylls_salvation: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jekylls_salvation
Pro: This could make a lot of sense. Selina can take care of herself, and has ties that are useful to the cause. There's no good reason they shouldn't be an enduring power couple.

Con: They could try to bring it into baby/child territory. Logically then someone like Zsasz kills their kid.

Hopefully Tom King thinks these characters are smart.

Date: 2017-06-07 12:54 pm (UTC)
thosefew: bored death (Default)
From: [personal profile] thosefew
If they're going to do something tacky like that they should go whole hog and have the child killed by a resurrected Abattoir.

Date: 2017-06-07 09:32 pm (UTC)
jekylls_salvation: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jekylls_salvation
They shouldn't do something tacky like bring a baby into a life where sociopathic murderers occasionally burst in to your mansion seeking revenge. That would be pretty thoughtless writing.

Besides, they'd need to bring back Jean Paul for that.

Date: 2017-06-07 03:33 pm (UTC)
cygnia: (Smug Rarity is Smug)
From: [personal profile] cygnia
Well, Earth2 had them parenting one of the Huntresses...

Date: 2017-06-07 09:33 pm (UTC)
jekylls_salvation: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jekylls_salvation
Earth 2 must be that one where Bruce Wayne hasn't angered a bunch of violent criminals. One would reason.

Date: 2017-06-07 10:08 pm (UTC)
cygnia: (Stabby)
From: [personal profile] cygnia

...ended up that Bruce and Selina were the ones murdered in that universe.

Date: 2017-06-08 03:40 am (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Iron Man mark 43 (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
The wisdom of Bruce and Selina having a child is highly dependent on how smart the writers have Bruce being about using his connections and resources to properly arrange fro the child's protection.

A smart Bruce would arrange something with the Justice League. Ain't no psychopath killing that kid when there are systems in place to bring Superman, Wonder Woman, and any available Flashes and Green Lanterns down on their heads if they get close. Heck, that should already be a thing between all the League members. I can't imagine Clark or Lois saying no to Jon having some sort of panic button that calls for help from the other heroes they trust.

Date: 2017-08-13 11:19 am (UTC)
jekylls_salvation: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jekylls_salvation
That's essentially saying bring Superman, Wonder Woman, and any available Flashes and Green Lanterns into Gotham. In general.

Date: 2017-06-07 11:09 am (UTC)
lucean: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lucean
I'll be honest, I just really hate this. Part of it is because I've always found the Bruce/Selina relationship one of the laziest in comics, which is of course just my own opinion, but it kind of goes beyond that.

It feels, to me, that every five or so years we get a writer who is utterly committed to making Bruce/Selina to be that greatest of love stories and that they are meant to be, all of that, while the other writers during that period and after just don't seem to care about that relationship at all. It leaves this start-and-stop relationship with the relationship and almost over-the-top need for those authors to sell this thing as something that needs to be.

Date: 2017-06-08 12:58 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
I would hope that this would make writers/editoral commit to not have it be so stop and go.

Date: 2017-06-07 12:10 pm (UTC)
joetuss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] joetuss
We should all flood DC with letters telling them how much we absolutely hate this, otherwise it won't happen, or it won't last.

Date: 2017-06-07 12:10 pm (UTC)
trooper924: (Default)
From: [personal profile] trooper924
Please don't be a fake out, please don't be a fake out, please don't be a fake out, please don't be a fake out.....
Edited Date: 2017-06-07 02:42 pm (UTC)

Date: 2017-06-07 12:12 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] nightauditguy
Imagine Selina trying to be a stepmom to Damian. Hell, imagine Talia finding out about this.

Date: 2017-06-07 01:16 pm (UTC)
joetuss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] joetuss
I think he would respect her. Like his father, he has a weakness for strong women. Remember when he met Cass pre flashpoint?

Date: 2017-06-08 01:10 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
-Remember when he met Cass pre flashpoint?-

*When talking to Steph* "I wish Cassandra was here, she sounds won~derful...."

*When talking to Cass* "Here's all these great things I've heard about you but I bet you aren't that great!" *loudly protests too much*

Date: 2017-06-07 12:57 pm (UTC)
lordultimus: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lordultimus
On an ironic note, this week is the 30th anniversary of the wedding of Peter and MJ.

Date: 2017-06-07 01:17 pm (UTC)
joetuss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] joetuss
Sssssh! Ole Joe Q might hear you.

Date: 2017-06-07 02:24 pm (UTC)
crimsonmoonmist: (Default)
From: [personal profile] crimsonmoonmist
Jeez, now I've got depression to add onto my worries that this'll either be a fake-out or not last either... Oh well, at least we've got Renew Your Vows!

Date: 2017-06-07 02:28 pm (UTC)
nyadnar17: (Default)
From: [personal profile] nyadnar17
I almost fucking cried. This isn't funny King. This best no be a joke. Like seriously your run has been the most fanboy thing ever (in the best possible sort of way) it you manage to pull this off too!!!

Oh please be real, please be real.

Date: 2017-06-07 03:40 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zachbeacon
She looks so bored

Date: 2017-06-07 05:02 pm (UTC)
shakalooloo: (Default)
From: [personal profile] shakalooloo
And she's looking somewhere over the top of his head!

Date: 2017-06-07 07:05 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zachbeacon
Maybe Bruce has bat poop on his cowl

Date: 2017-06-07 04:15 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie

Date: 2017-06-07 04:21 pm (UTC)
lieut_kettch: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
So when does he sell his marriage to Neron in exchange for Aunt Harriet's life?

Oh Dear...

Date: 2017-06-07 05:06 pm (UTC)
zer0man: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zer0man
I'm of two minds about this. On one hand, the cynical side of me feels that even if King pulls this off successfully, you know that other writers have their own view as to who Batman's OTP is and will try to find a way to wiggle out of it, and that's not even going into how the editors feel about it.

On the fanboy side, I have long, LONG shipped Selina and Bruce, even pre-Hush, going back to Batman Returns and TAS. She's smart, capable, and a local Gotham gal, which just gives her a slight edge over Talia and her propensity for globe-trotting.

And as one final thought: If it does goes through, how would the honeymoon go?

Date: 2017-06-07 07:47 pm (UTC)
idiotalchemist: (Default)
From: [personal profile] idiotalchemist
On one hand, I am deeply mistrustful of mainstream superhero comics' abilities to decently write a marriage and not screw it and the readers over simultaneously.

On the other hand, omigosh this is everything I've wanted since I was seven and watching the animated series! Yes! Yes! *happy shrieks*

Date: 2017-06-08 12:09 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] gunny

Date: 2017-06-09 10:39 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] philippos42
Yeah, OK.

It's been a long, long while since they've tried this with Bruce and...anyone. So I guess it's about time to bring the Bat&Cat couple back. (He's not going to end up with Silver, nor Julie, nor Talia.... So, yeah, this is the pairing.)

Note that DC recently put Dinah & Ollie back together, and brought back married Lois & Clark. I wouldn't be too surprised to see Dick & Kory back together at this point.

Date: 2017-06-13 04:01 am (UTC)
bmaryott: (Astro City)
From: [personal profile] bmaryott
I want Alfred to be ordained by some internet church and Dick to be the best man.
All the Robins can be groomsmen, except Damien can be ring bearer.
Batgirl gets to be the maid of honor. Most of the rest of the bridesmaids will be in cuffs, though...

Either that of the very first page of the next issue is them waking up in Vegas!
Edited Date: 2017-06-13 04:03 am (UTC)


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