I ALSO read it as Combs!
Considering how much they've changed about the character so far, it probably wouldn't be too much of a stretch, even if I believe Jason's hatred of Joker is kind of a big part of his character.You know something? Considering Scarecrow's role here, I wish it was him and not Joker that "killed" Jason. He could return to get revenge on Jason who humiliated him by catching him off-guard. He could even bust out his TNBA costume for that. It would be a way to avoid repeating Joker traumatizing another Robin and bring a neat twist to this DCAU take on the character. Plus, it's not like Joker is relevant to Red Hood's identity anyway.
I'll never understand how it's "not a JLU movie"...but I suppose that's a topic for a different thread.
Which is kind of funny when they took an actual DCAU story and gave it a fresh coat of paint to make Crisis on Two Earths .Let me clarify... I absolutely consider it a JLU movie, but it wasn't designed to be a JLU movie from it's inception. It became one from a visual standpoint in order to differentiate it from other JUSTICE LEAGUE projects.
That paints the creative team into a bit of a corner and stunts narrative development or any natural progression that Timm and co may envision.
Timm even said the movie is not what he would have done had he known it was a 'JLU' movie upfront.
We have been fortunate to get new DCAU projects, but they have definitely been littered with limitations and restrictive boundaries.
This is, in my few, exactly the issues plaguing the creative team of B:TAC.
Following Owlman’s theory of parallel worlds — specifically his point about there being timelines that are vastly different and others where the differences are so minute as to be almost completely inconsequential, my personal head canon is that the events of CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS actually DID happen in the DCAU JL/JLU timeline, but with a different GL on the team.Which is kind of funny when they took an actual DCAU story and gave it a fresh coat of paint to make Crisis on Two Earths .
Years ago, Jason Todd's rampage against the criminal underbelly of Gotham led him face-to-face with The Joker and through that conflict, Batman was never the same again!