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@  Robowang : (23 March 2017 - 08:45 AM)

Yikes. Sounds more like GTA.

@  Dracula : (23 March 2017 - 08:42 AM)

Someone drove a car through a crowd of people and then into the front gates of parliament, I think, and stabbed a police officer before being killed by other officers

@  Robowang : (23 March 2017 - 08:10 AM)

I coincidentally watched London Has Fallen yesterday afternoon, heard an offhand remark about a terrorist attack in London on the radio yesterday afternoon, and somehow put the two together in my sleepy haze. I need to read what actually happened.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 March 2017 - 11:21 PM)

That's relieving to hear.

@  Jalaguy : (22 March 2017 - 05:33 PM)

All good here, I don't work that far into the city.

@  Bass X0 : (22 March 2017 - 05:00 PM)

I'm way up north, so yeah.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 March 2017 - 02:34 PM)

I just saw the news. Are all of you Britons on this board alright?

@  Telly : (22 March 2017 - 01:20 PM)

spoilers dude!

@  Paladin : (22 March 2017 - 12:26 PM)

I'm pretty sure Kong doesn't fight Fox Studios...

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 March 2017 - 12:25 PM)

I didn't know he was meeting the Fantastic Four's enemies.

@  Bass X0 : (22 March 2017 - 12:18 PM)

I might watch Kong: Skrull Island this weekend.

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 March 2017 - 10:48 AM)

(At least I'm assuming it was "instead." I guess I don't know for sure that Eddie Murphy's character wouldn't have been Kirk's love interest.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 March 2017 - 10:47 AM)

I dunno about that. Star Trek IV was pretty great but I'm haunted by the knowledge that at one point instead of a love interest it was going to have Eddie Murphy.

@  Paladin : (22 March 2017 - 07:28 AM)

you know a remake/movie's in trouble when adding Eddie Murphy to it might make things BETTER...

@  unluckiness : (22 March 2017 - 06:45 AM)

Is Eddie Murphy still Mushu?

@  Waspinator : (21 March 2017 - 11:56 PM)

The captain Mulan falls in love with is also getting replaced by a new character

@  MEDdMI : (21 March 2017 - 08:32 PM)

As long as we get the men throwing their manliness around, then crossdressing, I'll be happy.

@  MEDdMI : (21 March 2017 - 08:30 PM)

what....? b-but that song's so awesome! *lookd up info* oh, it's just "for now", but could change since it's not planned for release until 2018.

@  Waspinator : (21 March 2017 - 08:22 PM)

Oh wow, you're not kidding: they're actually planning to remake Mulan without the songs. Idiots.

@  MEDdMI : (21 March 2017 - 08:16 PM)

I'LL... MAKE A MAN... OUT OF YOU!!!

@  BlackMax : (21 March 2017 - 06:50 PM)

Much love to NightViper for that.

@  Paladin : (21 March 2017 - 06:49 PM)

can't; they cut that from the new movie.

@  Evac : (21 March 2017 - 06:48 PM)

LET'S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS! TO DEFEAT *smashes some pots* THE HUNS!

@  NightViper : (21 March 2017 - 01:54 PM)

If they had a sword they would not get bored. They would not get bored, that horrible Horde. They would find a lord - a lord and his ward - and use their sword to slice the lord. Yes slice the lord just like a gourd! Then the ward they turn themselves toward that horrible Horde. That horrible terrible deplorable Mongol Horde. And they would not be bored if they had a sword.

@  Telly : (21 March 2017 - 01:23 PM)

3

@  Paladin : (21 March 2017 - 01:07 PM)

how many boars would the Mongols hoard if the Mongol Horde got bored?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 March 2017 - 11:28 AM)

Well, you won't find it if you don't look! (Neither TMM nor The Allspark are in any way responsible for what you find.)

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 March 2017 - 02:47 AM)

I haven't seen grilled cheese and Super Ted cross over yet on the internet. Nor do I intend to search!

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 March 2017 - 01:56 AM)

This is the internet. Everything crosses over with everything if you look long enough. And if you're lucky, some of it isn't even porn!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 March 2017 - 01:40 AM)

I read that as San Adross and was wondering when there was a GTA and Star Fox Crossover... x.x;

@  Verity Carlo : (20 March 2017 - 09:02 PM)

gta san andreas bass boosted

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 06:56 PM)

starting monstrosity now... the arts making my eyes hurt and im hungry. ill start it later

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 06:55 PM)

trying to decide if autocracy was an attempt at an original story or just an excuse to quote the '86 movie for the gajillionth time. time to move on fom it (even if you did have a hand in writing it)!

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 04:38 PM)

certainly not! reminds me too much of those tests they made me take when i was a kid. the trauma. the trauma...

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 March 2017 - 04:07 PM)

What, you don't like inkblots?

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 03:46 PM)

plus the -acies have my all time favorite artist on it (thats to be read with the most sarcastic tone possible btw)

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 March 2017 - 03:40 PM)

You're not missing anything. Either in the "quality of the stories themselves" way OR in the "adds to the greater universe" way.

@  Dracula : (20 March 2017 - 03:30 PM)

I still haven't read the -acies despite owning most of them in print...

@  Dracula : (20 March 2017 - 03:29 PM)

I like Origins, I feel like the later stories add to it and make it better than what it was when written.

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

@jalaguy-well if i get bored with the stories i can always skip them lol

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 March 2017 - 02:53 PM)

Origins felt like it was Megatron telling his own story and leaving out the parts he didn't like.

@  Jalaguy : (20 March 2017 - 02:49 PM)

Origins-and-acies-first reading orders are A Bad Idea.

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 02:32 PM)

origin felt like its writer was just waiting for someone to come along and fill in the gaps for him

@  Telly : (20 March 2017 - 02:32 PM)

im currently making my way through autocracy. im trying to read them all in the order on the wiki page; http://tfwiki.net/wi...ontinuity#Media

@  Rycochet : (20 March 2017 - 02:04 PM)

The 'acys have no excuse for their terribleness.

@  Rycochet : (20 March 2017 - 02:04 PM)

Megatron Origin gave us Megatron's lovely locks, so that's something. It wasn't horrible, but being condensed down to four issues really hurt it

@  Jalaguy : (20 March 2017 - 03:20 AM)

March Mayhem begins! Go vote now!

 

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@  Whirl Maximus : (20 March 2017 - 12:18 AM)

I'd sooner have that, Autocracy, Monstrosity and Primacy as a alt universe story arc.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 March 2017 - 10:44 PM)

Megatron Origin is super disappointing if you go in right after reading Chaos Theory/MtMtE...

@  Telly : (19 March 2017 - 09:34 PM)

just read the megatron origin series. that really shouldve been 6 issues. it was very choppy and some things couldve used some further explaining


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#21 Ironbite

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 03:54 PM

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Starring Boring Allen?

Well, yeah. But as usual lately, it'll be a Barry Allen that borrows every single personality trait from Wally West.

I'll only watch this if they cast either Neil Patrick Harris or Jensen Ackles as Barry.


NPH is too pricey for the CW and Ackles is busy kissing angels on Supernatural.

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 04:25 PM

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I vaguely rememebr the early 90's flash seris, but I remember thinking it wasn't bad at the time. I'll give this a shot, looks like I need to catch up & watch some Arrow first.

I'm rather surprised that it took this long for someone to mention the 90's series....

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:59 PM

Despite being rasied on Wally I'm enjoying the current Manapul/Buccelato more than I have any other Flash run in the last twenty years so I'm fine with them using Barry. I think it's really hard to make speed look convincing in live action though, so I'm not confident that the special effects will be very charismatic. The odd brief burst of speed here and there in Smallville was okay, but I wouldn't want to see a whole show built around that model. I hope they do something interesting and watchable with it.

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:31 PM

Entertainment Weekly says that one of the kids from Glee is your new Barry Allen.

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Grant Gustin, whom you might recognize as Glee?s Sebastian, has officially been cast as Barry Allen (aka The Flash) in The CW?s hit show Arrow. Gustin will appear in episodes 208, 209, and 220.

Barry Allen is described as ?a Central City assistant police forensic investigator who arrives in Starling to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past. A comic book fan boy, Barry is obsessed with the Arrow unaware that working with Oliver and Felicity to solve the crime has brought him right into the dangerous world of the vigilante,? according to a press release.


I've never seen Glee so I can't comment on the kid's acting chops, but there you go.
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:52 PM

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Entertainment Weekly says that one of the kids from Glee is your new Barry Allen.

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Grant Gustin, whom you might recognize as Glee?s Sebastian, has officially been cast as Barry Allen (aka The Flash) in The CW?s hit show Arrow. Gustin will appear in episodes 208, 209, and 220.

Barry Allen is described as ?a Central City assistant police forensic investigator who arrives in Starling to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past. A comic book fan boy, Barry is obsessed with the Arrow unaware that working with Oliver and Felicity to solve the crime has brought him right into the dangerous world of the vigilante,? according to a press release.


I've never seen Glee so I can't comment on the kid's acting chops, but there you go.

I'm not sure you'd be able to say much, Sebastian was a pretty minor character, anyway. He was in, what, three episodes, total?

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 11:32 PM

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I'm not sure you'd be able to say much, Sebastian was a pretty minor character, anyway. He was in, what, three episodes, total?
Not to mention as an antagonist jerk who seemed written as caricature rather than as a character.
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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:09 AM

QUOTE(Sabrblade @ Sep 16 2013, 09:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(G.B.Blackrock @ Sep 16 2013, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not sure you'd be able to say much, Sebastian was a pretty minor character, anyway. He was in, what, three episodes, total?
Not to mention as an antagonist jerk who seemed written as caricature rather than as a character.

Well, the same could be said about Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester, but I feel I've seen enough of her in Glee to have a certain perspective on her abilities as an actor.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:23 AM

So... just so I'm clear, do we hate this news yet?
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Posted 17 September 2013 - 04:43 AM

So they'll introduce Flash in Arrow then create a pilot with a different actor them bring that actor back to Arrow as a recurring but different character. Just like Smallville was with Aquaman. Sigh.

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Starring Boring Allen?

Well, yeah. But as usual lately, it'll be a Barry Allen that borrows every single personality trait from Wally West.

I'll only watch this if they cast either Neil Patrick Harris or Jensen Ackles as Barry.


NPH is too pricey for the CW and Ackles is busy kissing angels on Supernatural.

LMAO! Castiel is probably human now so no kissing angels for anybody, aaaaw.


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 07:31 AM

QUOTE(BeltlineYYC @ Sep 17 2013, 01:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So... just so I'm clear, do we hate this news yet?
I'm indifferent towards it.
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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:21 PM

QUOTE(Fero McPigletron @ Sep 17 2013, 05:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So they'll introduce Flash in Arrow then create a pilot with a different actor them bring that actor back to Arrow as a recurring but different character. Just like Smallville was with Aquaman. Sigh.

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QUOTE(Detour @ Jul 30 2013, 05:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Razorsaw @ Jul 30 2013, 05:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Starring Boring Allen?

Well, yeah. But as usual lately, it'll be a Barry Allen that borrows every single personality trait from Wally West.

I'll only watch this if they cast either Neil Patrick Harris or Jensen Ackles as Barry.


NPH is too pricey for the CW and Ackles is busy kissing angels on Supernatural.

LMAO! Castiel is probably human now so no kissing angels for anybody, aaaaw.


At the time I posted that, btw, that hadn't happened yet.

Ironbite-nice job spoiling things....jackass.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 03:44 PM

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QUOTE(G.B.Blackrock @ Sep 16 2013, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not sure you'd be able to say much, Sebastian was a pretty minor character, anyway. He was in, what, three episodes, total?
Not to mention as an antagonist jerk who seemed written as caricature rather than as a character.

Okay, so he's got experience playing characters who're more complex than Barry Allen. Good to know he's overqualified.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 03:57 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Sep 17 2013, 02:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Sabrblade @ Sep 17 2013, 12:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(G.B.Blackrock @ Sep 16 2013, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not sure you'd be able to say much, Sebastian was a pretty minor character, anyway. He was in, what, three episodes, total?
Not to mention as an antagonist jerk who seemed written as caricature rather than as a character.

Okay, so he's got experience playing characters who're more complex than Barry Allen. Good to know he's overqualified.


well really the only person not overqualified for Barry Allen is:


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 05:23 PM

I'll check it out. I like Arrow and don't care for the comic character. Same thing may happen with Flash.
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Posted 17 September 2013 - 06:01 PM

QUOTE(Ironbite @ Sep 17 2013, 06:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Fero McPigletron @ Sep 17 2013, 05:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So they'll introduce Flash in Arrow then create a pilot with a different actor them bring that actor back to Arrow as a recurring but different character. Just like Smallville was with Aquaman. Sigh.

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QUOTE(Detour @ Jul 30 2013, 05:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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Starring Boring Allen?

Well, yeah. But as usual lately, it'll be a Barry Allen that borrows every single personality trait from Wally West.

I'll only watch this if they cast either Neil Patrick Harris or Jensen Ackles as Barry.


NPH is too pricey for the CW and Ackles is busy kissing angels on Supernatural.

LMAO! Castiel is probably human now so no kissing angels for anybody, aaaaw.


At the time I posted that, btw, that hadn't happened yet.

Ironbite-nice job spoiling things....jackass.


I wrote 'probably'. The cliffhanger last season showed angels falling like comets but it wasn't shown for Castiel. I haven't seen the preview trailer either so its just speculation that he's human too (unless Metatron did something else for him). I HOPE he's still angelic. Being human and nuts would be awful for him.

Arrow's Flash can fight non super powered folks. The Rogues are paraphernalia based non metas (well, depending on which Weather Wizard)

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 06:18 PM

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The Rogues are paraphernalia based non metas (well, depending on which Weather Wizard)


Until Nu52 where they recently underwent genetic engineering to better stand a chance against supers.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 11:34 PM

QUOTE(Database @ Sep 17 2013, 07:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Fero McPigletron @ Sep 17 2013, 05:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Rogues are paraphernalia based non metas (well, depending on which Weather Wizard)


Until Nu52 where they recently underwent genetic engineering to better stand a chance against supers.

Wow, that's lame.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 06:46 AM

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The Rogues are paraphernalia based non metas (well, depending on which Weather Wizard)


Until Nu52 where they recently underwent genetic engineering to better stand a chance against supers.

Wow, that's lame.


Actually, most of them think so as well. It was Cold's idea and most of them have disliked him ever since.

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:54 PM

Hmm, I'm curious about that. Maybe I'll look it up. I have no idea who the nu52 Rogues are so could be worth a look (is Kid Trickster Axel part of the team?). Weather Wizard internalized his powers before and Mirror Master has too abstract ish abilities to be limited by a gun but Cold, Heatwave and Boomerang all rely on hand held weapons. The latter three can just be street level bad guys.

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:02 PM

QUOTE(Fero McPigletron @ Sep 18 2013, 01:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm, I'm curious about that. Maybe I'll look it up. I have no idea who the nu52 Rogues are so could be worth a look (is Kid Trickster Axel part of the team?). Weather Wizard internalized his powers before and Mirror Master has too abstract ish abilities to be limited by a gun but Cold, Heatwave and Boomerang all rely on hand held weapons. The latter three can just be street level bad guys.


Kid Trickster, Captain Cold, Glider (His Sister), Mirror Master, Heatwave, and Weather Wizard are the current Rogues lineup. Trickster is still mostly a gadgeteer, but has a cybernetic arm now (got it a few issues ago after a bad encounter with one of Grodd's apes), Cold can generate beams of ice, Glider is sorta of mental projection while her body is in a coma, Mirror Master is trapped in reflective surfaces which leads to his mirror realm that serves as the Rogue's hideout, Heatwave looks a bit like a Steampunk Cyborg. Weather Wizard is pretty much a male version of Storm. Boomerang was part of Suicide Squad, and was still weapon based with pretty much the same look. I don't know if new character Turbine has joined them or not, but was last seen with them. They're all still pretty much street-level criminals with the same rules and morals and occasional anti-hero leanings (They helped save people during the Gorilla warfare arc, and look to be opposing the Crime Syndicate during Forever Evil). So they've not really changed much beyond how they use their powers.

I rather like how its all handed, they've not quite gotten used to having powers rather then weapons/gadgets, as its 'recent' (not long before the start of series, I don't think they've had them for much longer then a year and half comic time) so its not like they are really overpowered or anything; as Flash alone has still been able to handle them. and since it all Cold's idea; it puts him at occasional odds with the rest of the team as not everyone if fond of the end results which I think is a nice reflection of general fan's mixed reactions.

Semi-related: Flash #19 is a pretty fun issue, in which Barry temporarily looses his powers to Dial H, and ends up using the Rogues old weapons to save people till his powers return near the end of the issue.

Also this week we got Flash 23.3 which is the Rogues one-shot.

EDIT: Fixed a mistake I made about one of the characters.

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