DC Comics Needs To Put Down The Green Car And Step Away (Spoilers)

DC Comics needs to tell people to put the Green Car down. You know, the one that appeared on the cover of the original Action Comics #1.

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Last week saw DC Comics go there three times, twice in Superman: Return of Kal-El Special with Clark Kent and Jon Kent, and then again in Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #1 with the Yellow Beetle.

As we said then, to have one reference to Action Comics #1 may look unfortunate, to have two of the same looks like car-lessness, let alone three. But in tomorrow's Dark Crisi: War Zone, it is Supergirl's turn to catch the car.

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Not just Darkseid, DC needs to stop throwing them as well. Oh yes, and Red Canary pops by…

DC Comics Needs To Put That Green Car Down (SuperSpoilers)

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In Action Comics #1000 four years ago,  it was revisited by Geoff Johns, Richard Donner and Oliver Coipel in 'The Car'.

DC Comics Needs To Put Down The Green Car And Step Away (Spoilers)

In which we got to see why Superman was smashing that car up.

DC Comics Needs To Put Down The Green Car And Step Away (Spoilers)

And how it got mended.

DC Comics Needs To Put Down The Green Car And Step Away (Spoilers)But then Brian Bendis started writing Action Comics. And at the end of Action Comics #1007, we saw the green car was in the possession of Metropolis' number one ganglord, Ms Leone.

DC Comics Needs To Put Down The Green Car And Step Away (Spoilers)

That original car. Still smashed up. And the in Doomsday Clock #10, Geoff Johns returned to the car with Gary Frank, in 1938…

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However, as the metaverse shifts, the car is gone, as Superman is rewritten. While over in Superman: Leviathan Rising – it was still in play.

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Where is the car now? Who broke it the second time? And who will lift it over their head? After all, even the TV shows want to have a go…

DC Comics Needs To Put That Green Car Down (SuperSpoilers)
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DC Comics, you have a problem. Put down the green car and step slowly away…

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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