Originally Posted by Johnny
Basically they are only dropping the "Season 11" name. Instead of Alien being "Smallville Season 11: Alien" It would just be "Smallville: Alien". But it's still in the same continuity and pretty much still part of S11, just not called that way. They did it on order to not confuse new readers with numbers and gaps between them(when the numbers change when side stories come out and main stories resume, etc) The digital schedule remains the same.
oh, well that's a shame. I was really looking forward to reaching the "season finale" of s11, and reaching s12 like the show and like comics such as the continuation of Buffy The Vampire Slayer did