?DC’s new 52 have been on my mind a lot recently, probably because I’ve actually been reading them. Whether the issues are being well-received or justifiably loathed, they are selling very well. Whether that will continue, who knows, but for the short term the DCnU can be termed a success. This got me wondering — might Marvel and other comic companies do the same? Now the key part of Crisis on Infinite Reboots is, to me, the fact that some characters are changing drastically, while some are barely changing at all. For instance:
? Superman is no longer married to Lois Lane. Medium change.
? Batman is exactly much the same except he no longer knows if Joker wears clothes when he kills people. Tiny change.
? Starfire has gone from a likable, well-rounded character to a soulless fuck doll. Pretty big change.
? Wonder Woman is now a comic you want to read. HUGE change.
So let’s do it. Guys, please re-envision other comic characters DCnU-style, from the Marvel universe, Dark Horse, Image, whatever. The changes can be as big or as small as you want — no idea is too dumb, as DC has thankfully shown us. Three entries each. Contest ends at 12:01 am EST on Monday, September 26th. Have a great weekend, good luck, and remember, if it’s not worth relaunching every 6-8 months, it’s not worth doing at all!