Action Comics: R.I.P.

#1 Edited by TheOptimist (713 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know if we'd call this spoilers at this point, but it was just reported that panelists at NYCC confirm that

is no longer among the living in the re-launch.

And I admit, I am flustered and disappointed. Shucks, big time.

#2 Posted by War Killer (20189 posts) - - Show Bio

This...is disappointing.... -___-

#3 Posted by danhimself (22537 posts) - - Show Bio

why would they kill off Krypto...that's the worst news of the relaunch yet

#4 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

why would they kill off Krypto...that's the worst news of the relaunch yet

#5 Posted by danhimself (22537 posts) - - Show Bio

also haven't they been promising a Krypto vs Dex-Star fight for a while now???

#6 Posted by Izaiah (5198 posts) - - Show Bio

Grrr.

#7 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought someone already noticed this in #2? I remember someone mentioning this a few days ago already

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#8 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3517 posts) - - Show Bio

What?! This is the worst news. Why would they do this?

#9 Posted by Dracade102 (8167 posts) - - Show Bio

The DCU will never be the same again.

#10 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3517 posts) - - Show Bio
@aztek_the_lost said:

I thought someone already noticed this in #2? I remember someone mentioning this a few days ago already

No, somebody mistook the corpse of a goat for Krypto. I'm not sure how, honestly.
#11 Posted by Dernman (15074 posts) - - Show Bio

I can understand them not including Krypto in the new 52 but to kill him off is just wrong. :(

#12 Posted by TheOptimist (713 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kal'smahboi: Unfortunately, the rumor is that the mistaken goat corpse was in fact Krypto. Which is bizarre.

@danhimself: They have indeed, it seems no longer to be likely.

Now, this is all just in Grant's Action Comics. If you're a huge Krypto fan (as I am) and find that dead goat corpse Krypto is not 'our' Krypto... then advocate for it. Jor-El can have his Krypto... and we still have the opportunity to introduce new Krypto. After all, Supergirl was similarly dead then re-introduced, once upon a time.

#13 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3517 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheOptimist said:

Now, this is all just in Grant's Action Comics. If you're a huge Krypto fan (as I am) and find that dead goat corpse Krypto is not 'our' Krypto... then advocate for it. Jor-El can have his Krypto... and we still have the opportunity to introduce new Krypto. After all, Supergirl was similarly dead then re-introduced, once upon a time.

I'm not really sure what you're saying here. The dead goat isn't Krypto at all. The death of Krypto has nothing to do with what Lex showed Supes in #2.
#14 Posted by The Poet (8336 posts) - - Show Bio

ah...

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#15 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes...it was confirmed that Krypto is dead.

#16 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

Byrne also didn't have krypto at first, he was erased but was eventually brought into continuity.

Don't worry people

#17 Posted by fACEmelter88 (609 posts) - - Show Bio

I know.....it makes my heart hurt, I love that dog

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