Source: Justice League 3000 #1- (2014)
Make no mistake, the utopian(ish) future of the Legion of Super-Heroes, now relegated to Earth-2, has been replaced with a far bleaker Thundarr the Barbarian/Blade Runner combination.
predicted (though through different circumstances), JL3000 will turn out to be clones of the Crime Syndicate instead. It would explain a couple things if they were. Also, make the series even harder to redeem as a publishing exercise.
So what's my big caveat? Well, correct me if I'm wrong, but the book sometimes read like Giffen and DeMatteis agree with me that the New52's dystopian superhero paradigm is stupid, awful and over-played. The Wonder Twins might represent DC editorial, talking about how "others ran Project Cadmus" before them and failed where they have "succeeded". They're sending the Justice League (their comic which is an edgier rebooted version of past comics) against the Convert, a group mind infecting the population in larger and larger numbers (i.e. the audience as filtered through social media). And then there's the running commentary, with dialog frequently criticizing the dark violent approach. Superman says the violence is fun, but the Flash asks him to define the term. Batman shows open contempt for the group he's in: