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New Addition- The Reboot by BuddhatheBob New Addition- The Reboot by BuddhatheBob
DC, you make Buddah sad :(

Lately I've been hearing a lot about DC having a reboot.
What bothers me most is that I get varying info on what exactly this means.
I've heard that it just means costume changes, I've heard it means that everything's starting over fresh starting from 10 years ago, I've heard that they're just taking everything in a new direction, I've heard it's going to be temporary, I've heard that they're starting over completely, I've heard it's going to be permanent...

So as you can imagine this has made me a little bit bummed out.

Mainly because it seems that DC is undoing a lot of great things they've been building up over the years, like Dick and Damian's partnership, and how awesome Babs has become even after being crippled and put in a wheelchair (not that people in wheelchairs aren't awesome).

The only thing that looks good that's coming out of this supposed reboot is where Jason's ending up.
But heaven knows where that could go.

I swear, american comics are the only comics I know that have backtracked on their own timelines.

If they're rebooting just to get new readers with new storylines (as I have also heard), it probably will just confuse new and old readers alike more than entice them.

And it seems that shows like YJ and stuff have gotten people to actually go to reading DC's stuff, like B & R.
A lot of the people I've seen that get into the YJ fandom quickly get into Damian and the whole Batman family afterwards (I feel special because I liked Damian before I got into YJ :iconhurrhurrplz:).
BTW, does anyone know what's happening to Damian in this reboot? If he's made Dick's sidekick as Nightwing (which I highly doubt), then I won't mind everything else so much.
Though I'll still be sort've ticked if everything doesn't work out nicely.
Plus, how'm I gonna keep doign these New Addition comics if I have no material to parody?

Anyways, sorry for the rant. I just don't feel good about what's happening over at DC right now.

(Hey does anyone know if this is going to stop House of Hush and The Hist List from coming out anymore?)

Dick, Damian, Tim, Steph, Jason, and Colin (c) DC
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atzmatter Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your art style
ibistriceanu Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016
SkinnyZach Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Or maybe Damian just needs a change.
(in the third panel he looks like he's wearing a bra just thought i'd let you know)

I've been going around finding fan arts of Dick and Damian's reactions to the reboot and -sob-.
I-am-Salami Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i love ur art
Blue-Little-Wing Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
I like the fact that Jason is holding colin. Where is colin anyway in the reboot, since I'm sott of still trying to figure it out.
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
As far as I know he didn't make it into the reboot.
eliwats22 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
This match everyone feelings about the new 52
mistresslexy Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Has the reboot come out yet?
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I believe it's been out for two years :D
ArtemisWest Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
Can you believe that this actually made me cry and laugh and squeal from the overload of cuteness from Dick and Damian's 'I'm-seriously-about-to-cry' faces, all at the same time? Because it did.
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I hope you're okay now ^^;
ArtemisWest Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014
Xenomaster Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
ghouliee Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
"I watched My Little Pony with him!" XD

Well, anyway, most people hate the reboot.  I HAVE JOINED WITH THEM LONG AGO! o3o
lislila Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
I heven't read the batman & robin (dick-dami) comics yet, (shame on me) but I've seen em in other comics and i kidda liked em, soooo, let's just say I was crying along sight with dickie....can ya pring babs to me to?
ispeekrandom Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
awww i hope they put all of them in the newer episods of YJ it would be so cool
cheychey100 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student Writer
DustyOctopus Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's okay Dami... I had the same reaction.
Batgirl-is-awsome Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
I love this.
danixtimmy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student Artist
Cyber-Knight Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... This is why i prefer mangas... their stories are played straight with no rewind.
daisyofthenight Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
And Steph hasn't even been seen at all!
purplehuskeyhero Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
i died of fluff over dose!
10DarkKnights Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i don't want tat to h-happen..... WHAAAAA WHAAAA AAAHHHHH!
StrayPhoenix Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student Writer
I'm one of thost fans that YJ got me interested in DC (always been a Marvel fan but they're not doing too hot these days either) With that New 52 thing already underway, what are you opinions on the reboot? Would you recommend I pick it up as a new fan?

Oh, and DUH, I ADORE your New Addition Comics, even if I don't always get what you're directly referencing ^^;. When my DC/Batfamily friends talk about these stories to me, I laugh in my head because I always think of them in terms of your NA equivalents :XD:
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Ummm...I dunno, I don't really keep up with the actual issues of DC (though I know how the reboot's going).
Getting into manga first has gotten me into the habit of going for the condensed volumes when they come out first (the point I'm trying to make is that I don't know exactly what's going on in the comics recently except for the little snippets I get from on the Internet).
Plus I never have enough money or time to get individual issues when the come out.

But anyway, my personal recommendation is to stick it out. It looks bad, but all the writers at DC can't make bad decisions all the time. And some writers are probably good at making bad decisions seem okay with how they make the story turn out (like I think the writers are trying to make Damian and Bruce grow more by bonding). Plus as a newcomer you might get the brunt of the bad at the beginning and be just in time for the goodness to come back.
But anyway, that's just me :D

I'm glad you like them so much. Once summer rolls around I think that's one thing I'm going to start up again :D
DragonPirate7 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
I love this! Very cute. ;)
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You think that's the worst part?

-Now Aquaman's powers suck as much as everyone's always said they did
-Barbra is walking again, so they pretty much undid "The Killing Joke"
-Have you SEEN Harley Quinn?
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Yeah, it's all gone to hell pretty much.
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, that's why we have the cartoons. Thank god for that.
Doctor101104 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist
KawaiiDBCouples Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
hahahahahahaahaha' loved it! ;) Really funny!
kaileyrox Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
W-what? ...


But D: That's adorable I love this will all my heart.
ShadowYJ Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012   Artist
they're so cute when they cry
jason you adorable a**
AthenaOwl19 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
It's so sad that there doing that and Dick and Damian's reactions were heartbreaking. You did a really good job on this by the way...
Alessandra-Blackwood Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I did't like when I heard it, so glad you captured this sad moment T.T
stillthere4me Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
XDXD Aww....
Kh-FF-Lover Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
I also liked Damian before even knowing YJ xdddd we are special *-* and i also wanted to cry ._. poor dick had to go back to his nightwing self ._. sucks a lot ._. but i guess 2 batman was a little weird
xxxwhateverxxx11 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Writer
It's okay you two i don't like it either :( WAY TO MUCH RED
Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Marvel does it, it's not so bad means they'll just update the story and art style for new readers can get, it made it easer for me to get the Spider Man story better as well as X-man and the Fanatic 4 =3 and heck sometimes it's good to update a story every once in a while I mean alot of DC comic could use a little bush up on at least the art style for one and some of stories are way behind the times (like have you notice in some of DC other comic stories they are a little bit sexist with how they do females?) it's why DC lose alot of what could be new fans to Marvel. But you have a point if they muck up the Reboot, so it both a win lose thing
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Student Digital Artist
DC? ALL of comic fandom is stereotypical with its women (especially when it comes to their body type).
Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Really? I don't know I've read some of the Marvel ones and they don't seem that way to me (that or I could be confusing all the manga I like to read along with the comics I read
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Well there are probably some exceptions (there are always exceptions), but from most of what I've seen it's pretty much the same woman's body type when it comes to DC or Marvel. It might be getting better (especially with Marvel, since I know not of what is developing with them), but just from observance it doesn't appear to be.
Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
True true
RavensHiddenSoul Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011
.....But-but I was so happy that Nightwing's coming back, heh... /8D;
angelrider131 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011
NOT THE REBOOT!!!!!! It's just so sad...tear...they're splitting up...
Animeartist124 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011
I hate hate hate how vague they've been about this!
I love that Barbara is coming back as Batgirl. (That's about the only consistent news I've heard.)
But... But...

I liked this new bat family. I felt like it was the best thing DC had done with the comic in a long long time.

Mixed emotions. So mixed.
BuddhatheBob Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
My thoughts exactly. Plus I liked Barbara where she was as well. I thought it was cool how she was still able to be such a fundamental part of the job without actually being in the field :D
SnowFlower55 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
That makes me want to cry, too...
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