Do we really need a Superman/Batman book?

#1 Posted by herrweis (435 posts) - - Show Bio

Not that I don't like these two,but they are so overexposed that I kind of feel this book is overkill.

#2 Edited by Dark_Vengeance_ (15068 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman is not overexposed, you know who is overexposed Wally West (he can barely say that with a straight face)

#3 Posted by lightsout (1831 posts) - - Show Bio

As a person whose favorite title was the pre52 Superman/Batman (if only b/c it combined his 2 fav. characters), yes. But seeing as the new52 duo doesn't have anywhere near the same kind of relationship (and the old one started on their good relationship, not from the first meeting)....I'm wary. (Batman straight up said Superman wasn't his friend in the latest RHatO).

#4 Posted by GunGunW (997 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm looking forward to it

#5 Posted by comicace3 (6117 posts) - - Show Bio

@GunGunW said:

I'm looking forward to it

Same here

#6 Posted by Crucible248 (25 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really, with all the Bat/Supes books out there do you really need this? Just have them show up in there regular series and do something. DC has become WAY too dependent on Batman at this point. Now I have loved the Court of Owls and Death in the Family arcs, but that doesn't mean that half of all the comics DC puts out have to have Batman or Superman in it.

#7 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (6256 posts) - - Show Bio

@herrweis: Kinda they need to cancel The Dark Knight its so boring, I just buy it and toss it in my shoe box. They need to cancel Smallville, I hated the show too. Then Superman/Batman can fill both the voids and the problems fixed.

#8 Posted by Clark_EL (2671 posts) - - Show Bio

Does anyone remember when in Justice League Batman or Superman was talking about they work together sometimes outside of the JL. Will this book take place in that time period?

#9 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

Batman is not overexposed, you know who is overexposed Wally West (he can barely say that with a straight face)

LMAO

#10 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

@lightsout said:

As a person whose favorite title was the pre52 Superman/Batman (if only b/c it combined his 2 fav. characters), yes. But seeing as the new52 duo doesn't have anywhere near the same kind of relationship (and the old one started on their good relationship, not from the first meeting)....I'm wary. (Batman straight up said Superman wasn't his friend in the latest RHatO).

Ugh, this. I love the Supes-Bats relationship, but thanks to the New 'Everyone's Either Antisocial or a Jerk Except Barry' Justice League, I'm not looking forward to this if it happens.

#11 Posted by lightsout (1831 posts) - - Show Bio

@Veshark said:

Ugh, this. I love the Supes-Bats relationship, but thanks to the New 'Everyone's Either Antisocial or a Jerk Except Barry' Justice League, I'm not looking forward to this if it happens.

Yea, I'm already imagining (& cringing) some cliched "they're opposites who rub each other the wrong way, but guess what?! a challenge comes along and they, although reluctantly at first, get along!!"

#12 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Given the creative team? Yes. I absolutely need this book.

#13 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10180 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes(really), axe seven more titles

#14 Posted by TDK_1997 (15007 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.With that creative team of course.

#15 Posted by Mighty Thorion (797 posts) - - Show Bio

World's Finest was always a part of the DC Universe until the 1980's. For those who think Superman / Batman are over exposed now, let's remember that in the 1970's Batman was in his own title, Detective Comics, Brave and Bold, Justice League and World's Finest. Superman was in his own title, Action, JLA. and World's finest. At a time when a lot fewer titles were produced, I wonder if the ration of books they appeared in were any less than they appear in today?

#16 Posted by guttridgeb (4832 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't need it but I do want it.

#17 Posted by matchesmalone21 (9026 posts) - - Show Bio

hell yeah!!!

#18 Posted by The Stegman (25169 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, we do need it. 
 
As for the overexposed thing, you have to look at it like this, Dc and Marvel are businesses, thus if a character(s) sales, they will continue to put him or her into the spotlight, the X Men sale, thus they have tons of books, Batman sales, so he will be in quite a few too, Wolverine sales, so he gets two ongoings not counting the number of X titles he appears in, that's just how it works. 

#19 Posted by Lvenger (20864 posts) - - Show Bio

A title starring DC's two biggest characters and an awesome creative team? Absolutely.

#20 Posted by colonyofcells (2038 posts) - - Show Bio

Dc probably knows lots of people will buy anything with Batman.

#21 Posted by thejman251 (435 posts) - - Show Bio

@herrweis said:

Not that I don't like these two,but they are so overexposed that I kind of feel this book is overkill.

- I don't believe so.

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