Last week, we reported on rumors that Paul Levitz had walked off the Earth 2 weekly World's End due to creative differences with DC editorial, according to Bleeding Cool rumormonger and guy who responds to every article on the internet that makes a disparaging comment about him, Rich Johnston. Today, Levitz confirmed the news to corporate shill site Comic Book Resources, but his reasoning is a lot less spectacular than Johnston originally reported:
"I’m going to stick on 'Worlds’ Finest' and maybe some other projects; ultimately I decided that the structure of the 'World's End' weekly just wasn't ideal for me at this time," Levitz continued. "I wish them well with it, I hope fans have fun with them -- these weeklies are very interesting challenges, but it just wasn’t the right thing for me to be doing at this moment."
So what do you think? Is it really so mundane, or has DC injected mind-control nanobots into his bloodstream to stop him from trashing them in public after suffering so many public embarrassments in the past? We're thinking the latter. Occam's Razor and all that.
Levitz also said there are big changes on the war for World's Finest, as the book will leave female leads Huntress and Power Girl to World's End and shift to focusing on Earth 2's Batman and Superman for a more traditional alternate reality Nu52 version of the classic title.
We'll keep you updated if Levitz emerges from his pod to comment further.
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