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The World's Greatest Heroes
The World's Greatest Comics

After the excellent weekly series 52, the... not-so-excellent Countdown to Final Crisis, and the acceptable Trinity series, DC has decided to take a new approach to a weekly series. Or, rather, an old approach.

Wednesday Comics is a deliberate Homage to old style Silver Age stories done in a 14-by-20-inch broadsheet format, like Sunday newspaper comics. Each page is different, with a continuing story, some showing the superheroes as their classic selves, others completely reimagining them.

So far, the stories are:

Needless to say, with all the heavy hitters (especially Gaiman and Allred), it turned out to be the next big hit.

Tropes used so far include:

  Mercury: How can you improve on perfection?

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