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@  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.

@  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.


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#1101 Daith

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Posted 13 October 2016 - 03:26 PM

 

But Mega Drive already does that better.  Much better.
 
I wonder if there's some weird post-Penders mandate that stories must be linked to games somehow.  That said, I'll take 16-bit over anything later, since there's lot of room to move and far less stupid plot devices ...Werehog... to maneuver.


I wouldn't mind seeing them do Generations and homage 90s archie sonic comics with them being less serious.

 

While I won't deny the late 90's era was a tad more serious in tone, specifically the run to the Endgame plot, they really aren't too serious until we got to the soap opera jive in the early 2000's


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Posted 13 October 2016 - 04:03 PM

 

 

But Mega Drive already does that better.  Much better.
 
I wonder if there's some weird post-Penders mandate that stories must be linked to games somehow.  That said, I'll take 16-bit over anything later, since there's lot of room to move and far less stupid plot devices ...Werehog... to maneuver.


I wouldn't mind seeing them do Generations and homage 90s archie sonic comics with them being less serious.

 

While I won't deny the late 90's era was a tad more serious in tone, specifically the run to the Endgame plot, they really aren't too serious until we got to the soap opera jive in the early 2000's

 

 

I'm referring to the earlier stuff, like when Sally was pink and only wore boots, and series was based more off of Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog then SATAM. 


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Posted 13 October 2016 - 10:18 PM

How do you get less serious than those?

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Posted 13 October 2016 - 10:33 PM

How do you get less serious than those?

 

No, I mean those comics were less serious. I'd like to see THAT version of sonic meet up and deal with the modern stuff. 


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Posted 27 October 2016 - 09:11 AM

So I definitely warmed up to Echo in a hurry reading SU#91.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 06:11 PM

So, Sonic Mega Drive part 2 was out today, and it definitely lived up to its predecessor.
 
And, uh...
 
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That Badnik's resemblance to Ravage is almost definitely a coincidence, right?
(Because if not, then that bat's probably Ratbat.)


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 11:36 PM

Normally, I'd dismiss it, but Sonic's artists usually have some Transformers crossover.  Spaziante in particular used to throw in the Matrix in the background junk.


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 04:15 AM

That is sooo cute, hehe. Why is he being a sourpuss tho?

I should get back to reading Sonic.

I read the first 6 issues of the new Archie with Mark Waid (plus 1 issue of Jughead in the tpb). It's pretty good but I need more on why Veronica like Archie. Betty said she might genuinely care for him (noticed his freckles) but I dunno.

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Posted 14 November 2016 - 07:53 PM

Man, Sonic Mega Drive is just the best.  I'll be sad to see it go.


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Posted 15 November 2016 - 12:41 PM

Man, Sonic Mega Drive is just the best.  I'll be sad to see it go.

Which begs the question from me: with 'Mega Drive' what's the point of the flashing back stories in the main book? Both take place around the early game's timeline so it just comes off as reduntant. Couldn't just have the main book present simple, one-shot stories so everyone (characters, creators and readers) a chance of 3 to catch their breath without going back over 'Genesis' ground.
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Posted 15 November 2016 - 02:49 PM

 

Man, Sonic Mega Drive is just the best.  I'll be sad to see it go.

Which begs the question from me: with 'Mega Drive' what's the point of the flashing back stories in the main book? Both take place around the early game's timeline so it just comes off as reduntant. Couldn't just have the main book present simple, one-shot stories so everyone (characters, creators and readers) a chance of 3 to catch their breath without going back over 'Genesis' ground.

 

 

To explain this continuity's versions of those events.

 

They did more than just retell Genesis in the first issue, they connected it to the backstory for the Freedom Fighters.


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Posted 15 November 2016 - 04:58 PM

Also it explains what

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