[FFML] [DC] Destruction and Rebirth
anowack at mimiru.net
Tue Aug 5 20:01:29 PDT 2008
Hitting a few different comments in one... compared to the usual number
of replies I see this one's a smashing success, so I'll have to try and
herd my muses in the direction of expanding it some...
Angus MacSpon wrote:
> On 5/08/2008, at 02:50, Aaron Nowack wrote:
>> Should I continue this story, I plan to focus less on the
>> "Earth-Bound angel" stuff (which I might excise entirely with the
>> continuity handwave of Barbara not meeting the "qualifications" for
>> the creation of one like Linda Danvers did) and a bit more on the
>> identity crisis between Matrix and Barbara.
> Yeah, I never did buy the "angel" part. It just ... *so* didn't fit.
It was interesting, and unique, but it did feel a bit awkward in the DCU.
> I really like this mixing. It is as was said enough on its own to
> make a good little fic, but the springboard potential is rather
I'm glad you enjoyed the story, and thanks for commenting!
Tom Mathews wrote:
> I like that as well. I've seen a couple of stories of Bruce Wayne being
> Superman, but not Barbra Gordon as Supergirl.
I'm pretty sure _DC_ has done more than one story about Bruce Wayne
being Superman. :)
> I have not read too much of the current Supergirl, only the Superman/Batman
> title and the first story arc. She looked like she was a horror show
> reject in those.
The original Superman/Batman story arc is one of the... poorer stories
I've had the 'pleasure' of reading.
Sadly enough, it was also one of the first DC comics I ever read.
>> I do foresee a role for Linda Danvers in the story, though. Which
>> reminds me that I need to go re-read the No Man's Land issues of Azrael
>> that were doing that bizarre mind-controlling Satanist rock star
> Human sacrifice and Barbra stops it?
Mmm... plans are still (very) vague, but not that.
> Barbra Gordon is one of the few in the Bat family that is not tied
> completely to Gotham. She was a senator or representaive and operated in
> Washington DC for a couple years.
It's not really clear whether her time in Congress is in continuity
anymore. It hasn't been mentioned in a long time (I want to say since
the original Crisis.) I certainly don't plan on addressing it directly
in this story.
> I can see Barbra moving out of Gotham and going somewhere that is more like
> both sides of her personality and maybe tied back to the original
> Supergirl-Midvale, Leesburg, New Athens(Florida), Chicago
Not at least for a while, as my (still vague) plans have her sticking
around in Gotham for No Man's Land.
"Never let reality get in the way of a good hypothesis."
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