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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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#1 SHIELD Agent 47

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 12:46 PM


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 01:49 PM

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This movie will be a failure if he doesn't say this at least once.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 02:07 PM

I wonder how this and Bumblebee will fair, since they are out at the same time directly competing with each other.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:16 PM

I'm of course biased, but I think Bumblebee will do better just becuase JL didn't do that good, and Aquaman still has his stigma, while the last TF movie underpreformed, from what I've seen it feels like people are interested in seeing where this new 'lighter' take will go; while I've not heard anything about Aquaman... outside of the trailers for TTGTTM.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:28 PM

Pleeeeease be a success! I want Aquaman to be a hit! He's my fave mainstream DC hero (cuz Brainiac 5 isn't as well known). C'moooon.

Who's directing?

Movie Aquaman isn't married yet, right?

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 03:33 PM

 

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 07:55 PM

Movie Aquaman isn't married yet, right?


Nope. His future wife is in this.

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 08:30 PM

I don't foresee this succeeding. Especially not going head-to-head with the latest Transformers film.


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Posted 16 July 2018 - 08:53 PM

In the grand scheme of things, I find myself intrigued. The release date is kinda bad but a brief interview with the director from a while back gives me the feeling the movie won't be terrible**. He mentioned grounding the movie and using more practical effects, up to filming underwater instead of using CGI where possible. Already sounds like it has a better vision than the Snyder explosion fests. It also has the benefit of being able to see where Wonder Woman succeeded and other DC movies failed. Even the poster is designed more optimistic than many of the prior war-torn imagery. If anything, we may be in for a curious situation where it's DC movie try to correct course vs Transformers movie trying to correct course.

**movie may still not be great.
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Posted 16 July 2018 - 11:21 PM

Mera, yeah, I know but I don't recall if they said they were married or not.

So this movie is post Justice League? With a possible flashback to his origin? Perhaps like Wonder Woman's?

Grounded story... So he might not deal with too much mythical elements if he's dealing with more human concerns. So probably versus Black Manta and environmental stuff.

For a tragedy to make him sympathetic, I hope they don't make it the death of his son. Would explain why he left Atlantis though. Grieving too much.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:28 PM


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:39 PM

...were those sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads? 


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 03:44 PM

I can't watch the trailer! (I don't watch trailers of films I'm sure to watch.)

Is it good?!? (Please be good)

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 04:31 PM

Looks good here.

Hopefully some of the underwater vfx still need to be touched up cuz alot of them looked like people just floating in space.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 04:34 PM

I can't watch the trailer! (I don't watch trailers of films I'm sure to watch.)

Is it good?!? (Please be good)

 

Shazam I think is better of the trailers, but this looks like it might actually be good.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 05:48 PM

This trailer makes the film look... fun? Actually fun?

 

Maybe not groundbreaking or amazing, but entertaining nonetheless.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 06:45 PM

It's in colour!

I didn't think the DCCU could do that.

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:31 PM

Maybe a little TOO much color on Mera's hair, there.


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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:32 PM

For a tragedy to make him sympathetic, I hope they don't make it the death of his son. Would explain why he left Atlantis though. Grieving too much.

Looks like it won't be that part of the timeline (if that even happens in this continuity). I am hyped that they got Black Manta's suit looking right, though.
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Posted 21 July 2018 - 10:58 PM

Maybe a little TOO much color on Mera's hair, there.

 

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