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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 Lisbon Virgo

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:38 PM

Looks like the other thread is back behind the kayfabe curtain.

[Edit: I never thought Id find someone bigger than Bobby to name the thread after.]

Edited by Lisbon Virgo, 18 April 2018 - 11:40 AM.

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:44 PM

Last night's Impact put me to sleep so doing the Dark Mach is gonna be fun.

Ironbite-so god damn boring.

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:48 PM

I feel for you man. I feel for you.
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 01:00 AM

In other news, MICK FOLEY'S RETURN IS IMMINENT.

Perhaps at the Rock-themed 3-hour Raw in a couple weeks?

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:50 AM

Well despite a late start, we did almost manage an hour for the Darkmatch which is up at the address in my sig.

Ironbite-and once again I ask...WHAT'S THE POINT OF BOUND FOR GLORY!?

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 03:23 AM

You could ask what's the point of TNA at all at this point. With ROH having a nationwide program available on free broadcast TV, I think they could make a claim for the title of second national wrestling promotion. I'd hope that up and coming talents would give ROH a serious look over TNA.
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Posted 07 November 2011 - 06:29 AM

I hope so too. However with Bischoff apparently gaining more and more power in TNA, it's less likely he and Dixie would want to end TNA anytime soon.

Anyway, Daniel Bryan just main evented on Smackdown and had a pretty good showing against Henry.

I wonder what they're gonna do with his title shot. They teased him cashing in, and his doubts about cashing it in on Mania.

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 08:20 PM

Can't argue with free tickets...

CHIKARA: We want to give YOU tickets to CHIKARA for life (free giveaway)!

We know if you see CHIKARA live, that you'll end up a committed fan of ours. And so, we want to make someone a CHIKARA fan for life in the next 7 days! One lucky person is going to win CHIKARA tickets for life. Want to get in on this? Better go here: http://tinyurl.com/Chikara4Life

The winner gets a pair of tickets to every CHIKARA live event for the rest of their lives. They will become the ambassador for the message and vision of a company committed to making pro-wrestling fun, and we'll grant them free entry to every event we ever stage. Entering this giveaway is easy and free - and one week from now, a winner will be named. (A relevant note for the winner - we are not offering to cover travel to the events. You get yourself there, we'll get you in the door, every time.)

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 10:25 PM

If I could attend the shows, I'd enter the CHIKARA give away. I'm hoping Jimmy Stackups enters. He deserves to win given his loyalty to the organisation. I couldn't think of a better ambassador for CHIKARA than a guy who dresses up as one of it's stars and nearly ended up in the ring with them!

On a different and positive note, TNA has announced that they has signed Ohio Valley Wrestling to be their developmental territory. Given the stars that OVW turned out for the WWE, this can only be a good thing for TNA. I'm just hoping TNA doesn't rush anyone through. I'm also guessing Jim Cornette isn't to thrilled with this.
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Posted 07 November 2011 - 11:05 PM

LOL at the notion of TNA having their own "developmental territory." I mean, what?

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 11:49 PM

Their developmental territory is WWE, ECW and WCW since most of their signings are castoffs from those organizations.

Thoughts on Raw RIGHTCHERE.

FILLERS! NASH BEING ELOQUENT FOR ONCE! RYDER IN THE MAIN EVENT!

WOO WOO WOO, YOU KNOW IT!

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 04:51 AM

QUOTE(Kil @ Nov 7 2011, 11:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LOL at the notion of TNA having their own "developmental territory." I mean, what?

Given some of the main event stars that the WWE is pushing right now went through OVW, this could be a good thing. Will TNA screw this up? Probably, but the potential is there for something great. Quite honestly, this has to be one of the smartest things Dixie Carter has done since buying TNA Wrestling.
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Posted 08 November 2011 - 10:31 AM

IJ I agree that the needed the win, but the way the bookers had them do it just left the match with a flat finish. It could have been ended better, but that's just my opinion. Other than that a very strong Raw.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 11:52 AM

QUOTE(Lurkercon @ Nov 8 2011, 04:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Kil @ Nov 7 2011, 11:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LOL at the notion of TNA having their own "developmental territory." I mean, what?

Given some of the main event stars that the WWE is pushing right now went through OVW, this could be a good thing. Will TNA screw this up? Probably, but the potential is there for something great. Quite honestly, this has to be one of the smartest things Dixie Carter has done since buying TNA Wrestling.



Pretending that TNA is actually a "major league" in need of its own "minor league" is not a smart move. TNA is not on equal footing with the WWE. They shouldn't be wasting money trying to be.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:48 PM

http://vids.wwe.com/...ovember-10-2011

Daniel Bryan vs. William Regal.

Daniel Bryan's new metal Ride of the Valkyries theme.

The Real Man's Man rib on Regal.

THAT MATCH.

THIS IS PRO WRESTLING.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 09:43 PM

Well, Jigsaw has proceeded to let me know I suck! icon-fire.gif I'm ragging on his NY Jets.

Also, "The War King" Eddie Kingston is YOUR Chikara grand champion! Other than feed issues, I've read nothing bad about this show.

Edit: The Cats Pajamas, The Bees Knees, The WHOLE SHEBANG, Johnny Gargano is YOUR DragonGate USA Open The Freedom Gate champion!!! #OhioBoyMakesGood

Edited by Lurkercon, 13 November 2011 - 11:04 PM.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 02:35 AM

Thoughts on tonight's Raw here.

The Rock still has the promo skills. Cena just tries to catch up even with Mick Foley kissing his ass.

JOHN CENA: THIS IS YOUR LIFE was tremendous, though.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 03:04 AM

I laughed so hard at the end of that.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 03:07 AM

ARRIVE.

ROCK BOTTOM.

LEAVE.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 04:21 AM

The only way a "This is Your Life" segment could end.

Ironbite-also Cena Sr. is a nice promo man.

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