This is an amazing series. It’s inspired loosely from various other scifi including Dollhouse and Star Trek.
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Green Lantern comprise the League in the year 3000, BUT the are not the originals! Neither are they descendants.
We have the concept that you can program different traits and memories of long-dead people into volunteers (are they?) so they can become new superheroes. This setup by Cadmus in the 31st century is very reminiscent of the Dollhouse by Joss Whedon. Only the memories are a bit defective. Superman keeps thinking he can fly, but he cannot. He doesn’t like being called Clark. Green Lantern doesn’t have a ring and he says he feels “naked”.
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This isn’t the first time they’ve done it, of course.
Remember all the famous “Crises”.. Crisis on Infinite Earths, .. whose initial idea was to simply the DC comics multiverse (combining it into just one universe) but ended up being replaced with a multiverse once again.. The claim was that the concept of multiple universes was too complex for readers. Clearly this wasn’t true, since other publishing houses, namely Marvel, had and still have multiverses with many universes. Crisis made things worse until DC had to reinstate many of the original universes as well as new ones.
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