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@  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.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (26 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Hey Everyone I'm Making The TF Roll Out Short "Gotta Go Fast!"

@  Benbot : (26 November 2019 - 12:52 PM)

That's what I was hoping for. But here I am, at work the following day.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 November 2019 - 12:29 PM)

You say "die in bed" and I'm thinking "why is that a problem?".

@  fourteenwings : (26 November 2019 - 07:06 AM)

If you don't get out of bed ever your muscles will lock in super-uncomfortable ways and you may get blood clots

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:53 PM)

You did nothing, and so rocks fall down and you die.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 08:35 PM)

But that's not you doing something, that's something being done to you.

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:28 PM)

Unless a meteor crashes down on your bed while you're in it.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 07:08 PM)

I've been trying for the last few hours to find an argument to counter this... and I can't do it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 03:32 PM)

The most dangerous thing you can do is get out of bed in the morning. Everything else that happens is a consequence of that one terrible, terrible decision.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 03:28 PM)

Driving, by itself, is dangerous. Anything done to compromise the concentration of the pilot just makes things worse.

@  Benbot : (25 November 2019 - 12:46 PM)

Actually, I think you could make a reasonable argument for saying driving with glasses is dangerous. That is, more dangerous than driving with contacts or perfect vision. You have poor peripheral vision with glasses.


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#1501 Undead Scottsman

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 07:28 PM

It's been months but I read through Renew Your Vows.  I don't get the Battleworld stuff.  Is this mini one of the non real dimensions?  Love the story but, dang, the daughter should have been May and not Annie.  Would have loved it more if it was May for Spider-Girl and not this Annie May Parker AMP thing, sheesh.  Bonus for the Power Pack kids.  Yay female Beetle too.

 

I read the new Amazing #1 (ugh, issue reset)  yeah, gotta follow the new continuity but whooooa!  Prowler!  Now that a black Spider-Man that, uh, that actual could pull off.  (I recall Todd McFarlane drawing Prowler being all moody and Spawn-ish before, hehe).  Would be nice if Rocket Racer could be an alternate Spider-Man.  The gay wedding was ok (make it a superhero), seeing the old Horizon cast was nice,  Sajani, yiiiiikes.  But my favorite for my romantic tin heart is Anne Marie and yoooooow!

 

The back ups... is Ox and Walrus dead?  Please, I hope not.  Too many dead folks.  Who's the daddy of... who is that anyway?  Jessica Drew from 616?  The comic strip with the toilet, eeeeeew!

 

Great Dan Slott issue!  Looking forward to the rest!

 

Renew Your Vows is not the main Marvel universe, no.   Every universe was destroyed in Secret Wars and bits of them were turned into territories and mashed together to make Battleworld.

 

Renew Your Vows was set on one of these territories featuring the Parker who was from that territory (Called "The Regency"), who is different from the Parker in the Spider-Verse Secret Wars book (set in the territory "Arachnia") or any of the other Peter's running around.

 

At some point the original Marvel universe is going to come back, and it'll be basically the old continuity, so the new Amazing Spider-Man is following up One More Day and Superior Spider-Man and all that.  Due to delays, we're not getting the Secret Wars issues that explain how that happens for several more months, so the post-Secret Wars books have already started coming out alongside Secret Wars ones and its kind of a mess right now.


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#1502 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 11:23 PM

So this Regency territory's characters are like the Spider-Verse? So AMP might appear in the Webwarriors title? That'd be nice. She fights dirty (scratching people's eyes out? Really?) and I'd like Mayday to reach her a lesson.

Oh, I mean Prowler could be the black Spider-Man that actor was campaigning for.

Too many Spider-titles. Hope it doesn't collapse under itself.

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 12:38 AM

I see ASM 1 has made the front page on a few news pages. That's pretty darn good considering it's not a death.

#1504 Undead Scottsman

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 02:14 AM

So this Regency territory's characters are like the Spider-Verse? So AMP might appear in the Webwarriors title? That'd be nice. She fights dirty (scratching people's eyes out? Really?) and I'd like Mayday to reach her a lesson.

Oh, I mean Prowler could be the black Spider-Man that actor was campaigning for.

Too many Spider-titles. Hope it doesn't collapse under itself.

 

We don't what of Battleworld will be left when Secret Wars is over, so I can't say if Regency universe gets restored or if those characters will show up again.

 

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#1505 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 05:05 AM

It actually already happened in Amazing #1.  Scary to think about, really. I don't like it;


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#1506 Internet Jesus

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Posted 14 October 2015 - 03:43 AM

Well, we needed an unnecessarily powerful opponent for Pete now that Morlun's dead...

 

...no, we didn't.


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#1507 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 14 October 2015 - 07:02 AM

Goblin is still alive. Just laying low. Peter being all multi national (mini Stark) means he'll get a higher class of villain instead of the usual street thug tho. Hope they're just as colorful.

I don't like Regent operating in the real world cuz he'd be killing heroes and villains to be powerful. Maybe it's a marvel mandate. The mutants would disappear cuz he killed most of them, haha. Then it's just inhumans.

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#1508 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 05 November 2015 - 11:21 AM

So from the 3rd issue, the Zodiac is a Hydra, AIM, whatever terrorist group. Since I don't keep track of the Marvel Universe, are yet terrorizing other heroes? And since Peter is a global too, is he making his mark in other titles? Like, some hero using his tech or something?

Love Clash. Don't let him turn bad.

I'm guess this issue is Slott's statement on the Fantastic Four being shelved? That he'll keep the flame burning until the FF make a come back?

Would have been happier without the return of Norman. Harry is ok as Peter's friend but not Norman.

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#1509 Undead Scottsman

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Posted 05 November 2015 - 12:15 PM

Zodiac has been around for a long time in one form or another. Dating back to 1970 with their first appearance in Avengers #72

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