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    Quote Originally Posted by Bored at 3:00AM View Post
    Only if his partner is Jonni DC, Continuity Cop
    I was surprised Johnny DC was not paired with Forbush Irving in Amalgamation.

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    I'm reading 'Doomsday Clock Volume 1' and I notice something that I didn't notice before. Ozymandias mentions that some of the heroes in the DC world are fictionalized on his world. I'm wondering those heroes are.
    The Gypsies had no home. The Doors had no bass.

    Does our reality determine our fiction or does our fiction determine our reality?

    Whenever the question comes up about who some mysterious person is or who is behind something the answer will always be Frank Stallone.

    "This isn't a locking the barn doors after the horses ran way situation this is a burn the barn down after the horses ran away situation."

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr_crisp View Post
    I'm reading 'Doomsday Clock Volume 1' and I notice something that I didn't notice before. Ozymandias mentions that some of the heroes in the DC world are fictionalized on his world. I'm wondering those heroes are.
    From my recollection, Superman and Lois Lane are specifically name-dropped (along with the Shadow) in the back material of the original series (I think in the Under the Hood parts). So there's that.

    Super-hero comics were a fad that died out quickly in the Watchmen universe, as they were overtaken by the existence of real costumed crusaders. If I had to guess, I'd say that they they flamed out by 1940, long enough for Superman, Batman, and a couple of others to come along, but that's about it.

    They're so obscure in the Watchmen universe that Dr. Manhattan has apparently never heard of Superman, even though he's definitely a fictional character where he comes from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr_crisp View Post
    I'm reading 'Doomsday Clock Volume 1' and I notice something that I didn't notice before. Ozymandias mentions that some of the heroes in the DC world are fictionalized on his world. I'm wondering those heroes are.
    I think the newsstand dealer mention "Flashman" seemingly kind of remembering Flash.

    I've also been very curious as to whether the Watchmen characters are fictitious characters in the DC universe as we saw in an issue of Denny O'Neil's Question.

    And as for Superman, I'd believe Jon had heard of him and was locked in on that character in starting his journeys through the DC universe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptCleghorn View Post
    I think the newsstand dealer mention "Flashman" seemingly kind of remembering Flash.

    I've also been very curious as to whether the Watchmen characters are fictitious characters in the DC universe as we saw in an issue of Denny O'Neil's Question.

    And as for Superman, I'd believe Jon had heard of him and was locked in on that character in starting his journeys through the DC universe.
    I'd think that, but none of Manhattan's inner monologue has brought up the fact that, from his perspective, Superman is a fictional character. You'd think, given all the focus he's put on Superman, Manhattan would at some point bring up how curious it is that the universe he's in is centered around a fictional character.

    (Personally, I think Geoff's trying to ignore that angle as much as possible).

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    This may have already been posted, but according to amazon.com, Doomsday Clock volume #2 is set for release in May 2020

    https://www.amazon.com/Doomsday-Cloc...s=books&sr=1-1


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    Quote Originally Posted by ducklord View Post
    I'd think that, but none of Manhattan's inner monologue has brought up the fact that, from his perspective, Superman is a fictional character. You'd think, given all the focus he's put on Superman, Manhattan would at some point bring up how curious it is that the universe he's in is centered around a fictional character.

    (Personally, I think Geoff's trying to ignore that angle as much as possible).
    Maybe it was fictional but Manhattan made it? It's like DC's St. Elsewhere!

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    Quote Originally Posted by krazijoe View Post
    Maybe it was fictional but Manhattan made it? It's like DC's St. Elsewhere!
    I think DClock's been clear in that the DC Universe wasn't created by Manhattan, but was changed by him. Exactly how and to what extent we're still not fully aware of yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caj View Post
    This may have already been posted, but according to amazon.com, Doomsday Clock volume #2 is set for release in May 2020

    https://www.amazon.com/Doomsday-Cloc...s=books&sr=1-1

    Interesting. Before the final issue comes out.
    The Gypsies had no home. The Doors had no bass.

    Does our reality determine our fiction or does our fiction determine our reality?

    Whenever the question comes up about who some mysterious person is or who is behind something the answer will always be Frank Stallone.

    "This isn't a locking the barn doors after the horses ran way situation this is a burn the barn down after the horses ran away situation."

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