I Love Jason Todd

#1 Posted by Grim (2075 posts) - - Show Bio

It is a sad occurrence A company decides its time to introduce a new, better character, but the character never makes it past issue 13 because people can't get over not seeing the character they "know and love."

Jason Todd was set up to be better than Dick. All logic said he had to be, as Batman even took the Robin mantle away from the beloved Dick to give to this new, fresh, BETTER hero.

But from the get-go, all anyone heard was that Jason wasn't as good. He wasn't Dick. He was a stupid character. And so DC gave the option, and the masses decided it wasn't enough to be strapped to a chair and beaten with a crowbar. Jason Todd had to be blown up.

Face it folks, most of you have no vision. Thats why Jason's dead. That's why Bart Allen is dead. And thats why countless, deserving characters never made it to a monthly series.

I love Jason Todd. He's the kind of character DC needs. some one to stir the pot who isn't in insane genius (Joker, Deathstroke, etc..). Now he's back. Written marvelously back into the continuum to fill in voids that no one else can.


We call people ghetto, red necked, and trash mostly because we can see their ignorance. Well, if you can't give a perfectly good character a full year to prove himself before you start nay-saying, i can see yours.
Post Edited:2007-06-24 03:09:52

#2 Posted by Owen_Porter (83285 posts) - - Show Bio

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#3 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

Tim and Dick are both better characters IMO. So are Bart and Conner (both of whom will no doubt be resurrected). Jason may be good now, time will tell, but he wasn't when he was Robin.

#4 Posted by Spectrum (4467 posts) - - Show Bio

well in all fairness no matter what Joker does its cool

#5 Posted by aloe vera (283 posts) - - Show Bio

the "after math" of jason todd's character has been put to pretty good use

#6 Posted by Nighthunter (28561 posts) - - Show Bio

Grim says:

"It is a sad occurrence A company decides its time to introduce a new, better character, but the character never makes it past issue 13 because people can't get over not seeing the character they "know and love."Jason Todd was set up to be better than Dick. All logic said he had to be, as Batman even took the Robin mantle away from the beloved Dick to give to this new, fresh, BETTER hero.But from the get-go, all anyone heard was that Jason wasn't as good. He wasn't Dick. He was a stupid character. And so DC gave the option, and the masses decided it wasn't enough to be strapped to a chair and beaten with a crowbar. Jason Todd had to be blown up.Face it folks, most of you have no vision. Thats why Jason's dead. That's why Bart Allen is dead. And thats why countless, deserving characters never made it to a monthly series.I love Jason Todd. He's the kind of character DC needs. some one to stir the pot who isn't in insane genius (Joker, Deathstroke, etc..). Now he's back. Written marvelously back into the continuum to fill in voids that no one else can.We call people ghetto, red necked, and trash mostly because we can see their ignorance. Well, if you can't give a perfectly good character a full year to prove himself before you start nay-saying, i can see yours.
Post Edited:2007-06-24 03:09:52"

First-In both origins of Nightwing, Batman never took the robin mantle from Dick and agve it to Jason.

Pre-Crisis: Dick Grayson decides that he is beyond his old life when he had to be with Batman to be a good hero so he leaves the Robin mantle and takes a new name and a new costume

Post-Crisis: Joker has for the first time a lucky shot and heavily injures Dick with a gun under his shoulder, Batman starts to be a drama queen and decides that he doesn't want to put Dick's life in danger. He fires Dick and some time later he finds a street boy with skills and decides to give him the Robin Mantle because he was "lonely"

Jason never showed any limits, his lack of skill and his lack of discipline sent him to his death.

He was never as good as Dick and he'll probably never be.

Oh and one more thing, if you're so pissed off about that let me just remind you something:

#7 Posted by avengpymhawk (368 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that Jason's death is one of the best comic deaths out there. I also believe that there are certain characters out there that should always remain dead. Them comming back demeans the death in the story. Some examples: Green Goblin, Jason Todd, Terra, Electra, and the worst offense...Bucky.

#8 Posted by Nighthunter (28561 posts) - - Show Bio

avengpymhawk says:

"I think that Jason's death is one of the best comic deaths out there. I also believe that there are certain characters out there that should always remain dead. Them comming back demeans the death in the story. Some examples: Green Goblin, Jason Todd, Terra, Electra, and the worst offense...Bucky."

I have to agree with you

#9 Posted by Ralph (101 posts) - - Show Bio

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#10 Posted by Ralph (101 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey! Who deleted my post?

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