One thing I don't understand is how all these disparate characters wound up in Gotham, nor why Gotham would be THE pre-Crisis city par excellence. Week 3's 10 books feature heroes from New York, Detroit, Louisiana, Midway City, Central City, Coast City, Washington D.C., Metropolis... It's really just Batman and the Outsiders and that's just 1 of 10! Other Weeks provided (increasingly slim) justifications for so many heroes moving house, but on Week 3, they seem to have given up trying. Only Swamp Thing has a real reason to be there. But how is Gotham City even emblematic of pre-Crisis Earth? The Bat-books didn't really suffer a reboot after Crisis, so why not a city that DID? I'd even say pre-Crisis Gotham was boring, especially compared to the Gothic stylings it would later feature.
Anyway, here's the battleground:
But let's still do my 5 Favorite Moments from Convergence Week 3:
5. Writer Stuart Moore knows the pain of tall people, people like me, Jim Shooter and Colossal Boy: