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@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

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

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  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.


Michael Turner has died.


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Posted 01 July 2008 - 10:42 PM

That said, I will never, EVER sell my Turner-drawn Witchblade stuff.

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


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Posted 08 July 2008 - 04:51 AM

So what about his style do people love so much?
Woooo!

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 07:04 AM

I think the better question would be "What about his art style do people HATE so much".

I always see people bag on him, even in threads announcing his passing, I hear people say "I was never a fan, but".

WHY NOT?, what didn't appeal to you?

I can't see his style being any different than any of the other new guard artists.

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 07:55 AM

QUOTE(Mr.Blisterfists @ Jul 8 2008, 08:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the better question would be "What about his art style do people HATE so much".

I always see people bag on him, even in threads announcing his passing, I hear people say "I was never a fan, but".

WHY NOT?, what didn't appeal to you?

I can't see his style being any different than any of the other new guard artists.

Whe I explain to people why I dislike his work so much, they frown at me for being so insensitive.
Short answer is? I dont care for indistinguishable inhuman looking girls who look like they have eating disorders, and gentlemen who look like their faces were narrowed in a vice, and all girls having hair that looks like a mess of seaweed.
Now, Turner's artwork was always a lot better in images where characters aren't standing straight up - most of his cover to Uncanny X-Men #500 looked really good in pencils (although the inked version loses a lot of this). Ultimate X-Men #75's cover was nice (Aside from the girls).
I have no issues with him as a person, and I'm amazed how many other artists and writers have been having articles on the big websites where they say how great a guy he was.
Woooo!

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 11:31 PM

I think his Titans #1 cover may be one of my top five covers ever.

I haven't seen too much of his interior work (at least not since I sold my Witchblade Trade), to say whether or not I like him as an interior artist. but as a cover artist, he was more than capable.

and for the record, my #1 cover is and always shall be the Neal Adams cover to Green Lantern/Green Arrow #85



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Posted 09 July 2008 - 10:14 AM

QUOTE(Mr.Blisterfists @ Jul 8 2008, 11:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think his Titans #1 cover may be one of my top five covers ever.
and for the record, my #1 cover is and always shall be the Neal Adams cover to Green Lantern/Green Arrow #85



Lulz.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 10:21 AM

What's so funny?

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 10:29 AM

We're talking about the one with Speedy, right?

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:30 AM

Yup.

I can understand how it could be seen as funny, but it's still a great cover.

it's amazing just how much is ON that cover, but Adams' understanding of flow, and direction make you look at what he WANTS you to look at.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 01:30 PM

Oh, no doubt. Neal Adams was a great artist. It's just everytime I see that cover, I think of Superdickery. I think the B&W Neal Adams Batman statue could've looked better though.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 03:48 PM

Well, it was sculpted by his son, who IS a great artist in his own right.

is that B&W Statue out yet?, it's one of the few I was interested in.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 04:09 PM

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I think the better question would be "What about his art style do people HATE so much".

I always see people bag on him, even in threads announcing his passing, I hear people say "I was never a fan, but".

WHY NOT?, what didn't appeal to you?

I can't see his style being any different than any of the other new guard artists.


Never was really bothered by his art but MAN did they make some ugly, ugly figures off it.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 04:13 PM

no doubt.

I'm gonna try to keep this on topic, I'll start a 'favorite covers' thread elsewhere.

I don't think there's a single Turner Inspired figure I like, save for the first and second wave of MAC Witchblade figures.

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 12:03 AM

Why do I like MTs work there is nothing I dont like about it
His interers, his characters ,his tech, ideas on color, covers
I never had a single issue understanding what was going on even when the action got going

I am going to miss him as an artest

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