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Old 02-17-2017, 09:52 AM
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Rabbit season!
Bat season!
Rabbit season!
Bat season!
Rabbit season!
Rabbit season.
Bat season!
Rabbit season!
I say it's Bat season and I demand you fire!

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Old 02-17-2017, 09:57 AM
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"Maybe now you'll keep quiet... vewy, vewy quiet!"



(Wein's dialogue for Chill sounds really Elmer-like. Hmmmm....)
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Old 02-19-2017, 03:56 AM
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You guys are missing the forest for the trees.

Batman is teaming up with Elmer because Joker teamed up with Bugs.
Huh... last time, it was Batduck and Super Bugs, I believe.

Yes, there was a last time.

Bonus:

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Old 02-19-2017, 03:30 PM
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Are we sure it's a team-up? Elmer Fudd would be right at home in Batman's rogue gallery.

Particularly if that Batman is Batman '66.
I could totally see Elmer Fudd re-imagined as an escaped Arkham Asylum inmate who sees all his victims as wascally wabbits.
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Old 02-21-2017, 02:19 AM
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I think Wile E. Coyote should reconsider his crossover, considering what happened to him last time he ended up in the DC Universe.

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Old 02-21-2017, 02:29 AM
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This is a very good cover, as far as cross-franchise marketing opportunities go:

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Old 02-21-2017, 07:16 AM
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My only suggested improvement would be to make it clear that Lobo's gone through a couple cases of ACME beer. But I understand if the artist (Jock?) didn't want to stencil all those logos in.
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Old 02-21-2017, 08:16 AM
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I'm just glad real Lobo is back, rather than that pointless pretty boy version that never had even the slightest chance of sticking around.
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Old 02-21-2017, 09:19 AM
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I'm just glad real Lobo is back, rather than that pointless pretty boy version that never had even the slightest chance of sticking around.
Not unless someone wanted to re-start Young Justice, at any rate.

(Gods, David always gets weird at the tail end of his books.)
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:19 AM
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So how'd they bring him back, anyway?
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:23 AM
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So how'd they bring him back, anyway?
As far as I know the answer is "he's Lobo."
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Old 02-24-2017, 07:26 AM
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Works for me.
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Old 02-24-2017, 07:32 AM
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Lobo survived marrying Bueno Excellente. He can make it through pretty much anything.
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Old 02-24-2017, 08:19 AM
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Lobo survived marrying Bueno Excellente.
There is no way this can be as awful and as wonderful as it sounds.
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Old 02-24-2017, 08:21 AM
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Did you not ever read the Hitman/Lobo one-shot? It's worth reading.
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Old 02-24-2017, 08:43 AM
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Oh my God...

I can taste this, I want it so much...

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Old 02-24-2017, 11:32 AM
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Zef - those are covers from 2015. I knew something was odd when I scrolled down and was like "wait, why is Grayson back in the lineup?"

(Also, y'know... Darwyn Cooke has a cover there.)
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Old 02-24-2017, 02:14 PM
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Shit, my heart caught in my throat when I recognized Darwyn's work.
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Old 02-24-2017, 08:44 PM
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I need that on my wall
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Old 02-25-2017, 09:51 AM
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Anyone else gonna check out the new Bug the Forager mini?

I <3 Allred and The Bug's story in New Gods was, to me, the most compelling and interesting part of New Gods, so this will be the first Big Two comic I'm grabbing off the stands in some years.
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Old 02-25-2017, 10:55 AM
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I most likely will be. I like even second rate Kirby knock offs, and I'm sure Allred will deliver work that will clear that low bar. Plus, all of the other Young Animal books have been varying degrees of good.
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Old 02-27-2017, 06:37 PM
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RB, I finally broke down and read through Flintstones. It is indeed brilliant.

ARE YOU HAPPY NOW.
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Old 02-27-2017, 06:48 PM
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I'm glad you enjoyed it. I sincerely hope DC lets Russell keep doing things like Flintstones and Prez and Snagglepuss forever.
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Old 03-03-2017, 12:33 PM
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I think DC's got something with this Superman event. Even if starting it off by pretending to erase Jon from continuity is a bit of a weird tease since Super Sons just started, like, last week.
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Old 06-15-2017, 10:19 AM
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Just found out that the Wildstorm anniversary book will be a month late.

Perfect.
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Old 06-15-2017, 11:22 AM
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Staying true to the brand.
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Old 06-17-2017, 09:56 AM
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I've never been into DC and am just getting back into comics. I'm reading this thread from the beginning and I have: a question.
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It's hyperbole to say that DC is uniformly terrible - there are totally bright spots in their output! many of which have been mentioned in this very thread! - but yeah, compared to Marvel I find them overly infatuated with confusing "maturity" for "grimdark 'n boobs", and their neverending visits to the continuity reset well aren't wearing well. When I look at the past 5 years or so in comics, Marvel just seems more with it and more in tune with who they are as a publisher, and DC seems more try-hard and all over the place.
Does this broad one-page-of-the-forum wide consensus still hold? (I know not everyone on that page agreed! I'm sure you did not) Was Marvel getting its ass kicked in terms of sales back then or is that more of a recent thing?

DC comics. What's up with that?

Thank you for your time and patience.
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Old 06-17-2017, 10:10 AM
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DC is hit-or-miss with me. I think one of the problems is, they have the original superheroes. The archetypes - the guys who were defined by their powers far moreso than their personalities. Marvel comics were always defined by mashing up superpowers with interpersonal conflicts. So DC sometimes I think tries too hard to force "real life" personas onto these legacy characters, and deflect that old silver age goofiness, which is bad.

I don't keep up 100% with comic stuff. But what I gather is that Marvel has done a much better job going forward into the 21st century with things like representation and diversity, while DC seems to get stuck in a rut of conflating maturity and progress with violence and swearing.

But you still get lots of great mature stories like Greg Rucka's Batwoman and Gail Simone's Secret Six, Birds of Prey, and Wonder Woman. And then you have things like All-Star Superman which tells a beautiful and mature story while embracing the crazy and ridiculous past elements of the Superman comic universe.

Still I don't think DC will ever have a more perfect version of their characters than the ones in the DCAU.
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Old 06-17-2017, 10:13 AM
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Marvel and DC are almost always at opposite ends of the fulcrum. When ones good, the other is bad, and vice versa.

Right now DC has a lot of fun and interesting things going on, so, naturally, Marvel decides to make Captain America a nazi.

And so the great cosmic dance continues.
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Old 06-17-2017, 11:19 AM
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Boom and Inage are Hanging out near the snacks, trying to cram shrimp in their mouth discreetly.

IDW is playing Candy Crush on their phone.
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