Ah, the holidays. A wonderful time to remember the important things. Like spending time with family, enjoying old traditions, and catching up on egregious amounts of comic book reading.
I had the opportunity to catch up on Grant Morrison's recent run on Batman and Robin. I loved it. It was a lot of fun, and also a sort of coda to the pre-New 52 continuity of Batman.
But I also enjoyed reading Grant Morrison's run on New X-Men in the early 00's, and I couldn't help but notice a few... similarities. Perhaps he thought there wouldn't be enough Marvel/DC readership crossover to notice?
Like I said, I enjoyed the run. But I also enjoyed these plot points the first time around in New X-Men. Below is an infographic of a few of the plot similarities: