What is the new 52 in DC Comics?
The New 52 is the 2011 revamp and relaunch by DC Comics of its entire line of ongoing monthly superhero comic books.
Among the renumbered series were Action Comics and Detective Comics, which had retained their original numbering since the 1930s.
Was the new 52 a failure?
The reboot, because of inconsistency across the board, ultimately failed. Particularly amongst long time comic book fans. Things like Superman and Lois Lane, who had been together before the reboot, were forced apart during it. And since Rebirth, both were killed off for pre-New52 Superman and Lois.
How many comics are in the new 52?
DC released a total of 111 ongoing titles during The New 52. To expand The New 52 universe, DC has also released 34 one-shots, 32 miniseries and four maxiseries, with one ongoing series planned.
Why did the new 52 happen?
The idea was to start fresh with 52 new #1’s, as a jumping on point for new readers. Allegedly it saved the comic industry, because sales were bad for Marvel too at time.
What are the best new 52 comics?
- DC Comics New 52.
- Swamp Thing #1.
- Action Comics #1.
- Batman #1.
- Detective Comics #1.
- Wonder Woman #1.
- Justice League #1.
- Aquaman #1.
What is the new 52 timeline?
What’s in the New 52 Reading Order?
|1381||New 52 Vol. 1||Batman Vol. 1: Court of Owls +|
|1382||New 52 Vol. 1||Batman and Robin: Born to Kill +|
|1383||New 52 Vol. 1||Batgirl Vol. 1: The Darkest Reflection +|
|1384||New 52 Vol. 1||Nightwing Vol. 1: Traps and Trapezes +|
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Is new 52 still canon?
Is New 52 still canon? Yes it is cannon. However, thanks to the new story being explained across the DC universe in Rebirth involving Dr Manhattan, adjustments are being made in the New 52 timeline to allow for many of the pre New 52 stories and characters to retconned into canon.
Is the new 52 A good place to start?
The whole point of the new 52 is that its a good place to start. However I’d reccomend reading some older stories as well to get a better feel for the more classic versions of the characters and who they really are. Some have been changed a lot in the new 52.
Why is DC Comics failing?
The DC cinematic universe was failing in large part due to a poor choice in directors. Zack Snyder has some pretty good movies and hell I think even did a good job with watchmen. An important thing to note though is that a big part of him as a director is tone. A tone which did not match Superman and Batman.