Re: Your top 5 DC graphic novels...
Batman: The Killing Joke
Superman: For Tomorrow
Superman: Secret Identity (I really love the artwork in this one... so many panels that I'd love to get made up as canvases and hang up on my walls
Just accept that this is the direction they have taken.
Then, you can either decide this version isn't for you and stop watching. OR you can decide to enjoy it for what it is - an elseworlds tale.
'In Elseworlds, super-heroes are taken from their usual settings and put into strange times and places - some that have existed, and others that can't, couldn't or shouldn't exist. The result is stories that make characters who are as familiar as yesterday seem as fresh as tomorrow.'