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@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

@  Paladin : (03 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.

@  Benbot : (02 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

have you tried Soylent? It's pretty good! https://soylent.com/

@  Paladin : (02 December 2019 - 10:01 AM)

i prefer free-range human usually. pain in the ass to hunt though...

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 December 2019 - 09:42 AM)

If your human is all bones, you may have purchased a skeleton by accident. Contact your grocer to inquire about exhange policies.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 09:31 AM)

Vegans are categorised as human therefore just fall under Soylant, they are usually all bones.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:47 PM)

Cause... that latter one is technically all burgers anyway.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:46 PM)

So... a burger made without meat, or a burger made with the meat taken from a vegan?

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 December 2019 - 04:22 PM)

I had a vegan burger last week, this week I'll give a vegan steak a shot.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

a proper paradox would have broken the board. Nice try though.

@  Maximus Ambus : (30 November 2019 - 01:47 AM)

This shout is empty.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2019 - 12:01 AM)

I've got the admit. tubi tv is great. It's got a lot of stuff.. Including Super Sentai.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There is frankly no better place to (legally) find schlock on the internet for free than Tubi TV

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:33 PM)

It's got all the graphic violence and gratuitous nudity a late 80s OVA should have.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

Available for free with ads on Tubi TV.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

It's "Goku: Midnight Eye". Originally produced in the late 80s, it apparently wasn't dubbed until the late 90s given Steve Blum was the lead.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 06:38 PM)

The description makes it sound like some high grade, mid 80's shlock. Which, frankly, is my groove.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

Was wondering how long it would take someone to ask.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 09:58 AM)

okay, it's been like two days so far: what anime is this, cause I'm dying to know.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 November 2019 - 09:23 PM)

You know you're in for a good time when an old anime starts with a crime lord uses roller skates in his cybernetic legs to skate down the side of the building, launches to a dock and into a getaway boat.


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#501 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 05:43 AM


Well at the very least it is keeping him away from Avengers and X-men that are generally much better for that.

-ZacWilliam, I joke... sorta. I was not a fan of most of his Marvel runs (save Ultimate Spidey) at all but he does seem to be doing much better at DC from what I have heard people say at least.
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Posted 11 August 2019 - 09:51 AM

Well, I'm apprehensive on what will happen to the Legion.

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 07:36 AM

This is blowing my mind.

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#504 D Immortalis

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:18 PM

as long as we get RAVAGE, and his hair, im down with 2099. =]


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 03:12 PM

I need only DOOM!

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 03:50 PM

Only if Warren Ellis is writing Doom again.


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 04:02 PM

This project will be trash, like all 2099 revisitings, but the timing sure sings.

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Posted 22 August 2019 - 12:58 PM

So listings for the 2099 titles are up with one awesomely stupid one.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33
2099 ALPHA #1
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #34
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #35
2099 OMEGA #1
FANTASTIC FOUR 2099 #1
PUNISHER 2099 #1
CONAN 2099 #1
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1
GHOST RIDER 2099 #1
DOOM 2099 #1
VENOM 2099 #1


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Posted 22 August 2019 - 03:45 PM

Aaaaaand that's the one I'll read.

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Posted 22 August 2019 - 04:16 PM

Man, I'm really annoyed that Marvel's ending their main Star Wars comic at #75. #50 was clearly meant to read as the exact midpoint between A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back, and the fact they didn't end it when Gillen left at #67 made me assume they'd be going to #100.



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 09:02 PM

Whoa, are they?! That's crazy. I'm a fair way behind but that book is spectacular and I figured they would keep it rolling along for a jolly long time.

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#512 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 09:44 AM

On the bright side, Transformers maintains having a longer run than Star Wars at Marvel?

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 05:25 AM

Nah, original Star Wars at Marvel lasted 107 issues.



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Posted 02 September 2019 - 10:49 AM

Wow, really?

Okay, then longer than a Star Wars ongoing.

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Posted 18 September 2019 - 08:38 PM

And as a follow up to my Star Wars complaint, I was going to post something I saw in the December Marvel solicits, but when I went to double check some info they'd been taken down, the site posted them early. I don't want to risk Disney's lawyers coming after me posting about what I remember.



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Posted 06 November 2019 - 04:02 PM

Just going to say I got me four Legion rings (three for my friends and one for me) that came with the Bendis Legion.

Ended up buying the issue because they referenced Aquaman.

Hated the story for being stretched but whatever. Issue one is the only cash Bendis will get from me.

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 04:31 PM

Most of the first wave of Hickmanian X-books have launched now - I think Fallen Angels is next week and that's all of them. I've enjoyed them all so far. They're all a bit more "now let's just do books about established X-Men characters acting like themselves", which is NOT what HOXPOX was. HOXPOX was a bit "here's a crazy story to set everything up, and everyone's acting like a weird robot clone or something". 

 

I like having the entire X-universe hanging out together in one place, like the good old days at the mansion, but... well, I'd rather it was At The Mansion in Westchester rather than... freaky living island guy. It's nice to have all the characters available to swan past in the background of the books they don't belong to. And there are some very interesting characters being used. Like, Mondo in New Mutants... Mondo was barely used in Gen X when he debuted, despite being a prominent part of the pre-launch publicity, and he's made bugger all appearances since AFAIK. Black Tom in X-Force. The Excalibur roster of Rogue, Gambit, Jubilee, Betsy and Apocalypse is like... can you build a cooler X-team than that? (And of course you can, but it's easy to choose boringer guys.)

 

The one thing that didn't impress me so far is X-Force #1

 

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That's not to say the book's irredeemable, but it's the only debut issue so far that left me with an aftertaste of anything worse than "that was interesting". 

 

As an X-Men fan for decades, a dude who was pulled into the wider world of superhero comics by the X-Men, it's really exciting to me that we have a relaunch here that I'm enjoying so much after years and years of books that just never grabbed me. Interestingly though, apparently this Hickman stuff has been in the works for years and was placing limitations on what the intervening X-books could do, which may well be a part of why they never really sang? It sounds like there was lots of "you can't write what you want because it steps on Future Hickman's Future Toes" which is rarely a great environment for writers to flourish, but it's pretty much the status quo for shared superhero universes so maybe it isn't a big deal. 


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Posted 17 November 2019 - 04:41 PM

Good time to be a Midnight Sons fan too, with a Danny Ketch book and now Morbius. Bit early to tell really, but they both seem okay. 

 

Now where's my Darkhold Redeemers book, Marvel?! 


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 06:32 AM

im gonna give this morbius book a few issues before i really judge it...but i dunno, i REALLY (i am the only one i'm sure) loved the last morbius book...the one where he wore a hoodie and helped people in a neighborhood? LOVED it so much.

 

But that Ghost Rider book? Almost unreadable...that stuffs bad, sadly.


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