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Offline HarryTrotter

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #60 on: September 09, 2016, 01:46:55 PM »
To kinda return to Linkara being overly sensitive about stuff-in a recent review of Star Trek/Green lantern he lists almost all unfortunate implications various series had over the years(like Cisko being space Jeezus),and then blows up about Enterprise supporting genocide.Only that being one of the few Enterprise episodes I do remember(Dear Doctor),it plays out nothing like that.And really,there was no simple choice there.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #61 on: September 09, 2016, 05:12:28 PM »
To kinda return to Linkara being overly sensitive about stuff-in a recent review of Star Trek/Green lantern he lists almost all unfortunate implications various series had over the years(like Cisko being space Jeezus),and then blows up about Enterprise supporting genocide.Only that being one of the few Enterprise episodes I do remember(Dear Doctor),it plays out nothing like that.And really,there was no simple choice there.

He was trying to be funny. No need to take it so seriously.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #62 on: September 09, 2016, 05:49:38 PM »
No,he was pretty serious about it.Granted,the evolution doesnt really work like that,but hey,its Star Trek.
Honestly,Im not the greatest ST fan around.I saw that episode once on TV.
On the other hand,if your reviewing ST comics,dressed in Star Fleet uniform while wielding Nitpickers guide to Star Trek,you should get that the episode presented a no win situation.Which motivated the whole Prime Directive thing.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #63 on: September 09, 2016, 11:22:38 PM »
Haven't seen the review yet, but yeah, I'm sure he was being serious, since this isn't the first time he ranted about that specific thing. I read his Tumblr and he ranted about that there once.
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Since this already ended up being the At4w thread...
« Reply #64 on: February 20, 2017, 10:04:31 AM »
I really fell behind in the past year or so,so checking whats new,I see Trouble #3 is reviewed.  :lol:
You do have to wonder how high were Quesada and the gang when they came up with this?
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Re: Since this already ended up being the At4w thread...
« Reply #65 on: February 20, 2017, 03:30:38 PM »
I really fell behind in the past year or so,so checking whats new,I see Trouble #3 is reviewed.  :lol:

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #66 on: February 20, 2017, 04:30:00 PM »
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #67 on: February 20, 2017, 06:09:14 PM »
And everyone starts wondering-Why the hell did Peter save aunt May?Shes kind of a terrible person.
But then again,Mark Millar and likable characters
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #68 on: February 26, 2017, 10:36:27 PM »
Trouble is a fiasco, but ultimately a harmless one. Aunt May's done enough questionable things (like knowingly harboring an escaped supervillain in her home despite her nephew living there at the time) even without that being in continuity, and it's one of those books that would be safely swept into obscure continuity hell if not for AT4W.

Don't get me wrong, it is not by ANY means good, but Trouble is nothing compared to the likes of Sins Past and OMD.

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #69 on: February 27, 2017, 06:10:57 AM »
Well,thats true.And it contradicts enough established continuity,that its pretty safe to say its not canon.
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« Reply #70 on: April 02, 2017, 05:14:45 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgU3MBShRNY
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #71 on: April 02, 2017, 05:51:30 PM »
Fair warning, that IS an april fools video, so the opening is a bit odd. Linkara (and most of the other producers) has got a running gag of doing mock versions of other channel's formats, and this year was Jim Sterling.

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #72 on: April 02, 2017, 07:37:24 PM »
Everything else,was unfortunatly,true.High collars and everything.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #73 on: April 03, 2017, 06:12:55 AM »
Oh snap! I didn't see that one yet. Definitely going to have to check that one out later. I loves me some Jim effing Sterling Son.

*watches first few minutes, bursts out laughing* Oh my goodness, wearing the getup, he's a dead ringer for Jim. Bloody brilliant! I was kinda expecting him to do the accent though....OMG Z-Bots I totally had those as a kid. Awesome.

On a slightly related note, the announcement of Linkara's Exile's retrospective (which I haven't actually watched yet)_ actually got me back into the book after probably close to a decade. I'm knee deep in the Proteus arc, and man was that a great book.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #74 on: April 03, 2017, 08:21:22 AM »
A pretty good Jim Sterling parody!
I would love to see some comics reviews from Jim... maybe the 90s Dark Horse AVP stuff.

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« Reply #75 on: April 03, 2017, 02:21:51 PM »
That was quite entertaining and quite accurate.  That's pretty much exactly what I said at the time. 
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #76 on: April 03, 2017, 11:17:47 PM »
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #77 on: April 04, 2017, 01:44:34 AM »
On a slightly related note, the announcement of Linkara's Exile's retrospective (which I haven't actually watched yet)_ actually got me back into the book after probably close to a decade. I'm knee deep in the Proteus arc, and man was that a great book.

Ironic, since that's about where Linkara fell off before coming back to the series for the retrospective.

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #78 on: April 04, 2017, 06:09:45 AM »
Don't know about Linkara, since I haven't watched the retrospective, but me dropping off at about this spot wasn't due to lack of interest or declining quality IMO, but simply being distracted by other things. In fact where I am right now I feel it got a lot better due to the artist changing from Jim Calafiore to Paul Peletier.
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Counting this as an at4w thread
« Reply #79 on: August 22, 2017, 07:07:58 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=st5I3RqvRPY
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #80 on: March 30, 2019, 06:16:44 AM »
Im trying to catch up on Superman stories between Man of Steel and the triangle era and I reached that Sleez story.
And Linkara DID review that.
Honestly,didnt know Oberon was human,all this time I thought he was a New God.
And contrary to popular belief,Superman and Big Barda didnt actually...they just kissed.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #81 on: March 30, 2019, 12:46:59 PM »
If I recall correctly Oberon was a carnival folk.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #82 on: March 30, 2019, 12:57:23 PM »
He was the asistant of the first Mister Miracle.The guy Scott Free got the name and the costume.
Everything else about the story...the eww element aside- Sleez mindcontrols Superman and Big Barda,tries to make a video nasty starring them so he could sell the tape and finance an army to attack Apokolips.Why not just have Superman beat up Darkseid,or at least rob a bank?
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #83 on: March 30, 2019, 05:04:26 PM »
...because Sleez's powers could only make folks "surrender to their baser desires" - per DC's words - instead of true mind control.
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« Reply #84 on: March 30, 2019, 05:13:23 PM »
Not really.The comic kinda states that hes using the MegaRod to control them.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #85 on: March 30, 2019, 05:40:32 PM »
I remember Oberon and Fire having a kind of a "thing" going.

Wow, how long ago was that?

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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #86 on: March 30, 2019, 06:05:49 PM »
Justice league International?
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #87 on: March 30, 2019, 09:07:00 PM »
...maybe Sleez had heard Amazing Grace bragging about bedding Superman and how his super...appendage.... was, that he just had to see it himself, Harry?
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #88 on: March 31, 2019, 03:47:34 AM »
Look the important thing is that storyline gave us the memetic awesomeness that is Darkseid chilling out on a couch. Which caught on to the point that someone made an entire Tumblr account devoted to images of Darkseid sitting a some kind of comfy chair, couch of throne.
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Re: 15 Things wrong with Civil War
« Reply #89 on: March 31, 2019, 05:44:50 AM »
...maybe Sleez had heard Amazing Grace bragging about bedding Superman and how his super...appendage.... was, that he just had to see it himself, Harry?
Hes supposed to be exiled so I doubt hes up to date...crud,I already gave this more thought then John Byrne ever did.And I guess Sleez and Grossman (really) subscribe to that theory of Superman needing super strong women for...that.

The comfy chair is a reference to a scene from New Gods where Orion comes home and Darkseid is chilling in a wooden chair.Similar thing also happens a bit later in Doctor Fate.And JLI.It actually happens a lot doesnt it?
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