One Year Ago, Jamal Igle Posted A Dream About DC's Convergence

Over a year ago, comic book crator  Jamal Igle posted the following on his Facebook page. Freaky!

Convergence..A DCU related dream.

I had a dream last night and figured out how to "Fix" the DC universe in six months.It all starts with Superman of course, the current version.
We would wrap up a storyline where Superman has a had a painful yet cathartic triumph.
Page 18Panel 1: we see a shot of the earth in eclipse. The sun peaking over the horizon as Superman, in the distance flies into frame.
1. Superman: It doesn't end…
Panel 2: Mid shot as we zoom in on Superman arching towards the camera
2. Superman: No matter how many times I throw myself out there, they keep coming.
Panel 3:
Over the shoulder shot of Superman looking back towards the Earth. Cape floating lifelessly in the cold of space. Ice forming on it's edges
3.Superman: I joked when i was younger about the "never ending battle" but It's turning into a self fulfilling prophecy.
4. Superman: I can't turn to Diana, she doesn't understand.
Panel 4:
Close up on Superman, looking pensive.
5. Superman: She doesn't see the toll it takes on me. I'm not a "warrior born", I'm a farm kid from Kansas.

Page 19

Panel 1.
Widescreen shot of Superman in the foreground, the earth in the background.
1. Superman: An entire world of heroes, and they keep looking to me for answers
2. Superman: I don't know what to tell them half the time.
3.Superman: Half of it's guess work, the other half luck
Panel 2.
Largest panel on the page
Superman flies into the foreground, the blackness of space behind him.
3.Superman: Something's got to give. I won't roll over and surrender but there has to be another way, a better way.
4. Superman: There's too many people counting on me to fail.
Panels 3, 4 (connected)
Superman flies towards the Earth in panel 3
5. Superman: I can't fail
6. Superman: I just wish I knew another way.
We pan over to panel 4 as a portal opens
Panel 5 (Stat)
A small object, on fire, falls from the portal

Page 20
Panel 1
The object streaks through the troposphere at breakneck speed. We can't make out what it is or how big it may be.
Panel 2
Shot from the ground, we're in the arctic. We can see the object as it races towards the ground, smoking trailing from it.
Panel 3
The object crashes into the snow, creating a large billow of smoke and snow
SFX: SKRA-KRRRROOOOMMM!
Panel 4
The snow begins to settle as we go to a widescreen shot of the area.
it's quiet… too quiet.

Page 21
Panel 1
A close up of the snow as we see it crumple, a dark object can be seen underneath.
1.voice: …. uggghhhhh
Panel 2
We see snow fall from a figure as it rises from the crater, hunched and bent.
2. Voice:…that was…different..
Panel 3
We see a shoulder, draped in red cloth
3. Voice: what?
Panel 4
a close up of a mans ear as we see different bits of dialogue from from other DC Comics.
Panel 5
We see the back of the figure as we see a red cape with part of a yellow "S" symbol
4 Voice: Alternate dimension, clearly…another Earth.

Page 22
Full page splash reminiscent of John Byrne's Man of Steel #6 splash. We reveal Superman, or more specifically, the Pre-New 52 Superman, red shorts and all, looking into the distance.
1. Superman: Great Scott..

Next: The next stage of the DCU Universe begins..Convergence!

Just an idea I had. Not saying what DC is doing now is wrong, Just something that's been on my mind.

One Year Ago, Jamal Igle Posted A Dream About DC's Convergence

About 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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