Superman and Wonder Woman’s DCU Romance No Longer in Continuity
Superman and Wonder Woman were never a thing. The confirmation that Clark and Diana's New 52 romance has been retconned comes. This week, DC Comics announced that Superman and Wonder Woman will Apparently, the universe-wide reboot of the “New 52” erased the At the end of the day, Superman and Wonder Woman share the interest of helping people, but Their relationship is a conflict of interest for the Justice League. Superman and Wonder Woman, two of the mightiest heroes of the comics world, are about Weekly that the new relationship would not be a "one-issue stunt", rather that "this is the new status quo". The DC Comics New 52 reboot has already brought other changes for Help us reach our year-end goal.
They're arguably two of the most powerful beings in the whole DC Universe and they're romantic together so just imagine the adventures and excitement that can come from that. There are maybe people on the planet that can fly, and two of them are Wonder Woman and Superman. At the same time, they grew up in very, very different cultures and situations.
They have extraordinarily different backgrounds and there is a lot that they have to learn about each other too.
Wonder Woman has the background as a warrior dating back to when she was very little. Aresin the New 52, was her warrior teacher when she was She has a strategic, practical approach to battles where Superman, it's not like he rushes in guns-a-blazing, but he has a slightly less schooled approach to his attack.Superman and Wonder Woman - Power Couple
And maybe a book that has a little bit of romance in it, a little bit of sex appeal, you know, something that would, for lack of a better example, that hits on the Twilight audience. Soule said, "We wanted to go big off the bat.
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We wanted to stake our claim and make it clear that this was a book that mattered — not just from the idea of the couple at its heart, but also from the events that would be depicted in it and their impact on the DCU as a whole, and in Superman's life and Wonder Woman's life. About their sacrifice, Soule said, "I think that they did what they needed to do in that moment.
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I thought it was a beautiful moment where they came together. As far as we know, they saved the world for the umpteenth time. I think that every relationship has its ups and downs.
Right now, they're very, very strong together. Whether they'll always be that way — who knows? It's a relationship, so it could change. But right now — except for the fact that they blew themselves up — things are looking pretty good.
Doomed " crossover eventwhich featured the first major conflict between Superman and Doomsday in the New Not very long after that we had our first big in-person summit on what this event was going to be, which was all the way back in last October If you have seen him catch one falling airplane, you have seen them all.
But what about a situation where Ares and Hera gang up on Wonder Woman. She now has a godlike partner who she can depend on to help her. What could Steve Trevor do in that situation other than watch helplessly?
Think about it…having to choose between your love and your duty. It would cause friction within the group and that could be a good thing for spicing up the stories sometimes. Maybe one or both would leave the group. The point is it could explore the issue of loyalty in an interesting way. The list of iconic couples that have succumbed to this narrow narrative that anyone can see in a rerun has only grown over the years. With Reed and Sue Richards possibly joining that list after Secret Wars, there's a real chance that iconic romances could go the way of VHS and mix tapes.
Marvel's handling of romance has been flawed, to say the least. For once, it seemed they would actually put an effort into making this a real relationship and leave sticking to tired formulas to bad Johnny Depp movies.
They just had the resist the urge to slip back into familiar territory once the narrative required more effort.
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The events of Darkseid War and Truth have made that temptation very strong. The narrative that unfolds leaves us with more questions than answers, but it still provides solid insight into the only relationship that either Marvel or DC has put any effort into developing.
This isn't a story where Superman and Wonder Woman team up to punch Lex Luthor and Cheetah in the jaw and then make out over their unconscious bodies.
It's more an inner reflection told by Superman, comparing his relationship with Wonder Woman to the relationship his adopted parents had. In some ways, it's both a fair and unfair comparison. Jonathan and Martha Kent represent the gold standard for a loving couple and loving parents.
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Comparing any relationship to them is like comparing every man's endowment to that of Ron Jeremy. However, it's a fair comparison in the sense that this relationship is Superman's insight into what a loving couple should be. Compared to those who get their ideas of love from Twilight books and Kanye West videos, this is as good a standard as any man could use. Throughout Superman's musings, we see how his relationship with Wonder Woman meets and does not meet that standard.