Most of us are familiar with the "Marvel Method"
>Take an average/less than average person
>Put him through some crisis
>Give him superpowers
>Learn personal lesson
So what's the DC Method then?
>apply fitting/ironic power
>assign to faction
>infighting and power politics across dimensions and ages
>look how quirky this is!
that's not the Marvel Method.
these guys are right.
the Marvel Method is to produce the all interior artwork from a basic plot script and then the writer writes in the dialogue to match the already finished artwork as opposed to the Full Script which DC uses where the writer writes the entire comic panel by panel, setting up the framing and poses the artist would use.
>take a fantastic person
>give them powers and or crazy villains
>half the time get a well adjusted personal life with friends and family that have nothing to do with superhero related crap other half of the time is shit like Hal where you basically only hang out with aliens and are technically a crazy homeless person.
>take cool hero
>do a good story with him
>do absolutely nothing with him for the next 5 years
>bring him back in a awesome ongoing
>Take a person who was once normal
>Have an accident occur to them that make them result in super-powers
>Characters realize they should use power for good
>They become superhero
One exception would be Batman though...
remove all their more interesting family members for the sake of brand synergy and movie-friendly storytelling easily packaged in trade paperpacks and hardcovers
yes, i'm still mad