Today we cover the final four weeks of DC's superhero epic 52! This time: It all ends!Part 1: >>116190702 Part 2: >>116211391 Part 3: >>116234335 Part 4: >>116254251 Part 5: >>116274352 Part 6: >>116294059 Part 7: >>116313560 Part 8: >>116333410
52 STORYTIME: PART FINAL
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>>116353293Thanks a lot for this. I'm at my family's log cabin and can only read comics on my phone, it's not that bad but I don't wanna download too much shit on it, so storytimes are a gift from God in the forest :) you gonna do anything else?t. Plead-for-storytimes user
>>116353334oh hey, your request was the reason I finally sat down and read the whole thing, thanks for that. I don't have any other storytimes planned until the weekend of pain on friday, but I might find something or other to do between then and now.
>>116353293Doing god’s work.
>that yolkI guess he really was just a giant egg after all
>>116353389perhaps a very long idea?vulture.com
>>116353334It's obviously not the same as a story time, but why not just use readcomiconline?
>>116353709What a page.
such a good resolution
>I like the glassesheh
peak of dc
>>116353293>It all endsNO.It can't be.You'll just need to do it again in a few weeks, user. C'mon, this board is desperate for good comics!
>>116353744Not the user you're replying to, but some of those sites, their ads are annoying and the site is annoying with ad blockers particularly if you are reading on a phone depending on your browser
This is it! Final issue!
oh fug ;_;
>booster saves the multiverse by using his football abilitiesso fucking good
ralph dibny: ghost detective
The end, and what an end it is! A truly monumental undertaking that managed to stick the landing perfectly. It might sound corny, but 52 made me fall in love with DC again. Anyway, thank you all for reading, I'll see you next storytime!
>>116354633Sorry you couldn't find the writer's notes pages, but I did find this for youfunnybookbabylon.com
>>116354806and these issues that you posted:52 #491 – Geoff Johns2-11 – Grant Morrison12-13 – Geoff Johns14-15 – Grant Morrison16-20 – Geoff Johns52 #501-4 – Geoff Johns5-9 – Grant Morrison10-22 – Geoff Johns23-24 – Grant Morrison52 #511-5: Geoff Johns6-20: Grant MorrisonNOTE: 52 Week 51 had pages switched around. The Geoff Johns pages are the ones at the memorial, which got moved from the beginning to the middle of the book.52 #521-13: Geoff Johns14-22: Grant Morrison23-33: Mark Waid34: Geoff Johns35-36: Mark Waid37: Grant Morrison38-40: Greg RuckaTOTAL: 1080 pages
>>116353293dang OP, I just learned that the digital versions of the four-trade collection contain all the extra notes. I assumed those trades were removed when the giant 2-volume edition was released, but the internet never forgets.Regarding that Veronica Cale sequence in the last thread, here's what Giffen has to say
>>116354547>Sobek became Boots
>>116353293Thanks as someone who only got into comics the last few years this was an awesome read
>>116353744Plead user here. Like the other user pointed out the ads are insufferable on mobile.
>>116354633Thanks for the storytime.And was 52 so great because it felt more like a DC universe than just Trinity and Batwank?Was it good, because they had a goal in mind?
>>116354806So were these 4 the main writers?Was Didio involved? Because this is much different than the new 52.
>>116355982Didio was the executive editor of the entire line at the time.He infamous said that "Countdown would be 52 done right," but that's usually taken out of context. Countdown (to Final Crisis) was another weekly book that launched right after this weekly book ended, and Didio had a much stricter eye on it.There are notes from the writers (and the editor Siglain) that mention that they were hiding pages and plot points from Didio, leading to some fights because people were not getting their plots done in time.So when Didio said that Countdown would be "52 done right," he meant it would have a stronger editorial hand. 52 also kind of failed to do what the main premise was: show how every status quo from the One Year Later stories came about.Countdown was also trash, and completely contradicted Final Crisis.Those four writers were the architects of the post-infinite crisis. Johns continued the Booster Gold story in an ongoing series, and Rucka continued some of the spy stuff with Checkmate (and eventually Batwoman: Elegy)
>>116353835How long do you think it took before he tried "I'm sorry" and how pissed do you think he got when that didn't work?
>>116353935wait did i miss something, I thought the lady in white was Diana? who's WW in this?
>>116356098So despite it wasnt what DC wanted, it was good, because it was writer driven.So DC, or editorial, decided to have more influence to make writers write what they want but doomed it, because editorials or DCs goal was bad?
>>116356329it's donna.Cassie even calls her Donna
>>116356332That's basically it. There's some fault with Morrison too. He didn't want to tell editorial what exactly his plans for Final Crisis were, other than it involved the New Gods dying off page and then being revealed as inhabiting the bodies of regular people.So he told Didio, don't use The New Gods for a while.But all Didio seemed to hear was "new gods die," and hired Jim Starlin to write "DEATH OF THE NEW GODS" as a miniseries leading in to Final Crisis, use them in Amazons Attack, and all through Countdown.So Final Crisis is an event where it's way better to just read what Morrison wrote instead of all the other tie-ins and lead-ins (I like Legion of 5 Worlds though)
>>116356349d'oh. I'm an idiot. thanks user
>>116356639>Morrison:The new gods will die and get reborn. So dont use them till we are there>Didio:Ok, they will be important. Lets publish some books. Later on or while everything is happening, it will get important and sell. Or at least we can publish a trade and mke bucks with tying it in with 52!Guess karma doesnt like greed. Understandable that Morrison got suspicious that his plot strings might get tainted!
>>116357067moz was still an ass for new 52 supes thpugh
>>116354279How did readers think about this idea when it came out? Were they down with the new multiverse being a bunch of identical realities that diverged when a giant space moth came in and ate parts of their history?
>>116358470People were just happy that the multiverse was back
>>116353835It was Chocolate egg cream. And he did guess in the end. He should have tried some nonsense like afjiov.zcvijofjnzlvkcxmv or something along those lines
>>116353915>>116353924Love that Buddy and Ellen got their happy ending
>>116358573>he did guess in the end.Did he guess it I thought he just got lucky and ordered that drink
>>116354562Hey kids, it's Space Beaver™!
>>116359319Well he didn't guess it but he did find it
>>116359319I love his fucking face in the last panel also the kid's broken straw and the foam getting blown away