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@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 08:19 PM)

I'm also only reading the trades. So I'm still missing... two volumes that are currently only available as hardcovers? Three?

@  Trpodeca : (17 January 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Astro City is great. Since I only read the trades, there probably won't be a big change for me.

@  ZakuConvoy : (17 January 2019 - 05:34 PM)

I have. Great series. Hopefully the transition to OGNs will be a smooth one.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 07:20 AM)

Anyone here reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City?

@  Verity Carlo : (16 January 2019 - 01:12 PM)

https://sites.google...ations---part-1awwwww shit

@  Benbot : (16 January 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Remember the Noid? He steals pizzas!

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:47 AM)

That said, the old "Nester" character from Nintendo Power IS owned by Nintendo, and I could see a homage in there

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:46 AM)

Because technically DiC created the character, Nintendo does not own him.

@  Paladin : (16 January 2019 - 10:28 AM)

sidebar- why is "Captain N" not in Smash yet? that seems like such an easy option.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2019 - 09:18 AM)

The 90's mario cartoons had exactly three character aspects to work with: fat, italian and plumber. He wasn't exactly wrenching pipes in every episode, so they had to do something...

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2019 - 07:31 AM)

It's in another castle.

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:24 AM)

i HOpE sHe mADe LotSA SPAGHETTI

@  Locoman : (16 January 2019 - 06:17 AM)

Mario, wherever you are, HEEEEEEEELP!

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:07 AM)

That's Mama Luigi to you, Mario *wheeze*

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2019 - 02:24 AM)

It's too hot here.

@  Echowarrior : (15 January 2019 - 11:03 PM)

I liked the Super Mario Brothers Super Show the best myself.

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There's always the three Mario cartoons DiC made back in the 80s.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 09:48 PM)

So they could make a show that everyone would scream was an adventure time knockoff? I get what you're saying, but I can't see it being well received.

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 January 2019 - 08:47 PM)

The fact that Adventure Time was on the air for 8 years and at no point did Nintendo hand the creators a large sack of money and say, "Please make a Mario thing for us" will forever anger me.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 07:03 PM)

There was so much awesome put into design and conception of the super mario bros. movie, and it didn't even need the branding: but it wouldn't have made it to the screen without the branding.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:56 PM)

Many aspects of it have stuck in my memory, though. The boots, the devolution ray, the aesthetic of the dinosaur city

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

I had no idea there was another Mario Bros. movie coming out, though. Doubt it'll top the first one, it was just so bizarre

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

They already act a bit like minions; they just aren't stupid

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 05:35 PM)

The trouble is: I honestly can't decide if making them minions would be better or worse than the continuously shrill voices they've used for the last 20 years.

@  Paladin : (15 January 2019 - 05:27 PM)

hope everyone's ready for Toads to look, act & sound like the Minions forever...

@  Lancer : (15 January 2019 - 04:54 PM)

I mean, considering Illumination is making the new Mario movie, Super Mario Bros. 1993 won't be the worst Mario movie anymore

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 04:36 PM)

"Sir, your pizza's here." "Not now!"

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Actually, yeah. I think I need to watch it again. Great movie.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 03:44 PM)

It's a fun movie with amazing sets. As long as you don't try to connect it to anything else Mario, it's fine.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Damn, I haven't thought about the Super Mario Bros. feature film in forever. Need to watch it again, soon; I can only imagine it gets better with time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Re:Zero is a fantastic series.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 03:10 PM)

Yeah it's not a bad concept, it's just that lately the term is associated with "I, a Loser Everyman, Woke Up In a Generic Fantasy Setting Where I'm Super Special So Now Girls Orbit Me"

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 12:59 PM)

So too is the old Super Mario Bros movie

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 12:28 PM)

I went and looked up the term "isekai"... that's not actually as bad as I thought it was going to be.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 12:19 PM)

I'm not sure, but the cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show are.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Wait. A. Minute. Is Blaster Master an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (15 January 2019 - 08:49 AM)

*Dragon Slave*

@  Xellos : (15 January 2019 - 06:22 AM)

I used to use a pic like that as my avatar for years, but that... is a secret.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 02:07 AM)

Is Flatland an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (14 January 2019 - 11:16 PM)

@Xellos Every time I see you post, I picture Xellos' infuriating smug grin and finger waggling with the "sore wa hi*mi*tsu*desu <3"

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 09:50 PM)

The Last Starfighter is also one of those

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

Astronaut gets shot through a wornhole and ends up on a living starship full of escaped alien prisoners.

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

I realized a few months ago that Farscape is a sci-fi-based Isekai.

@  Sabrblade : (14 January 2019 - 09:03 PM)

The Thor movies and Enchanted, as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 January 2019 - 08:45 PM)

@xellos We get to many of those in Hollywood movies.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 08:13 PM)

Re:Creators!

@  Xellos : (14 January 2019 - 07:47 PM)

There is also Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero, where people regularly get summoned to a fantasy world, then eventually sent back with their accumulated powers (and the main character smuggles the demon lord's daugher by his request, which is a no-no)

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 07:23 PM)

We need more inverse isekais, like The Devil is a Part-Timer

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 04:11 PM)

I feel like Tron is pushing it but I can't actually come up with an argument to that effect

@  Pennpenn : (14 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

To Arazyr- I don't see why it wouldn't be.


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 11:34 PM

so I just watched the first episode.

 

I am so sorry for these actors 



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Posted 14 October 2018 - 04:21 AM

How bad is it?

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#43 Wildwade

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 05:34 AM

I know there are some superhero tropes you have to overlook, but...

 

"I'm detective Dick Grayson, just in from Gotham."

 

LATER

 

"Robin was just sighted in Detroit!  What's he doing here, I thought he operated in Gotham??  Any leads, people?  Dick?"

 

:doh



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Posted 14 October 2018 - 01:19 PM

Wow.

Just, wow.

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 02:13 PM

God it's that awful?

 

Ironbite-LOVELY!


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Posted 17 October 2018 - 08:10 AM

it's so sad that at this point, Shazam is going to be seen as a deconstruction of superhero movies 

 

I guess that's what happens when you basically start your Universe with Watchmen 


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Posted 06 November 2018 - 09:11 AM

i dunno...so far im describing Titans as "Terrible, Awesome, Fun, and Just Plain Confused."...I think, honestly, im just having fun with it because its NOT a CW show. Its got a unique (and i dont mean that in a bad way) feel compared to Flash or Supergirl.

 

Loved seeing the DOOM PATROL...they felt like they should feel. I very much like this Raven, as well.

 

I just wish i could figure out a way to watch it on my TV without having to buy a usb-C - HDMI adapter for my laptop.


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Posted 06 November 2018 - 12:42 PM

Chromecast?

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 04:20 PM

so is this Tim or Jason.. if it's Damion I'm out 



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 05:45 PM

its Dick, with most of Jasons traits.


Chromecast?

 

I have no idea how to use that, would I need to "install" it on my tv? 


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 08:51 PM

It plugs into your HDMI port. If your TV has one, then you can cast to it via your mobile device or computer.

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Posted 13 November 2018 - 12:12 PM

ahh its thingie i gottta buy? nah, the usb-c-hdmi cable is like super cheap....just gonna get oe of them....besides, im used to plugging a comp into the tv to watch stuff.


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Posted 18 November 2018 - 10:45 AM

So, I actually like this.

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 04:49 AM

oh I meant which Robin is the second robin from the episode with 2 robins... but I ended up skipping that episode anyway.  the new one seemed okay, the show's growing on me solely based on me being a sucker for Raven stories since tales of the new teen titans



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Posted 01 December 2018 - 03:58 PM

I liked this newest Episode. Donna is a good character to have dick bounce off of. Here's hope'n we get Nightwing out of this sooner rather than later. But in saying that -it's totally a "last shot of the season" moment 



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Posted 04 December 2018 - 05:36 PM

Seven episodes in, and I think I'm done. It's pretty consistently cringe worthy. A larger budget could've fixed a lot of the issues. VFX and costume design are unacceptably bad. If the Doom Patrol show still gets made after this, I'll be shocked.



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Posted 05 December 2018 - 06:39 AM

I think at this point I'll stick it out for the rest of the season, but yeah... we're a step above Inhumans... but maybe one step wasn't enough 



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 04:08 PM

Hawk and Dove might be the better show hidden in the middle of this 



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 11:35 AM

I dunno about Doom Patrol. How much mileage can you get from a silent space marine shooting demons?
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Posted 15 December 2018 - 07:20 PM

so this week Raven's quest nearly wraps up as Daddy's home now 





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