| > as for the x-men thing, i was referring to getting scott and emma together. always bugged me that he spent so much time building towards it and jumped ship the second it happened.|
Because his run was over, as was his contract.
| > also, i just read an interview with D. Diddy (as i like to call him) over at newsarama, and it left me a little confused about batman's very near future. so (a) batman's not really going to be back until june? is this because of the delays in final crisis? seems like they had to throw together a bunch of one-shots to fill the publishing gap.|
> why such bad planning? it's a shame. i hope this ends up making sense.
No, it has nothing to do with the delays. This was the plan for quite some time. The idea is for the books to stop, then we have the mini-series and one-shots. Then the books resume post battle.