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    Today, 10:56 AM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread Blackhawk in DC Comics
    I can't say I really liked the Chaykin Blackhawk--although the art was great--but it did revive the group so Marty Pasko and Rick Burchett could do...
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    Today, 07:05 AM
    I don't know about YJ, but that sounds like the origin that Robert Bernstein and Lee Elias gave Roy in ADVENTURE COMICS 262 (July 1959).
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    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    THE BAXTER (2005) from writer, director and star Michael Showalter in the leading role as "the Baxter"--the guy in every romantic comedy that the...
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    Yesterday, 09:10 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The Orville in TV/Film
    I can't see our Moclan couple keeping together forever.
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    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    I like both the Alan Scott origin story and the Hal Jordan origin story for Green Lantern. The original Mr. Terrific's origin is interesting....
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    Yesterday, 10:49 AM
    Calling it Ninja Elsa makes it seem like the teaser can be easily reduced to a simplistic formula. I might not be a fan of Disney, but there was so...
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    02-13-2019, 10:18 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The Orville in TV/Film
    At first I didn't like that Isaac's face was so expressionless. But I came to appreciate the genius of that, because it leaves a lot to the...
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    02-13-2019, 02:55 PM
    Wednesday Comics and Millennium Edition.
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    02-13-2019, 01:29 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread Blackhawk in DC Comics
    Reed Crandall was one of the all time great comics artists. His work on Blackhawk deserves to be collected, but other than the one ARCHIVES volume,...
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    02-13-2019, 01:21 PM
    Failure is bulit into the standard super-hero plot. The most common plot goes something like this: 1. the hero encounters the villain and is in some...
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    02-13-2019, 11:56 AM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The FLASH in TV/Film
    Why would anyone want to fast forward through this episode and miss all the Easter eggs? Cisco referenced Ozone in BREAKIN' and BREAKIN' 2:...
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    02-13-2019, 07:39 AM
    In publishing history, it was solid black right up through the 1960s. But that mask went all the way around his head. In the 1970s, artists started...
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    02-13-2019, 07:12 AM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The FLASH in TV/Film
    Grant Gustin was away on his honeymoon, so that's probably why he didn't appear for most of this episode. This story was fine, but it seems unfair...
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    02-12-2019, 07:46 AM
    Y'know, Talia was introduced before her father, Ra's al Ghul. That's why she's just Talia, no family name, because she was a bit of a mystery at...
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    02-11-2019, 11:23 AM
    How is a name your own truth? In most cases, we get our names from other people. In the Man of Steel's situation (in current continuity), he got all...
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    02-11-2019, 11:14 AM
    It would seem like a Tyrion Lannister effect to put Dinklage in the role of Psycho. In the books, Tyrion is not good looking, but Dinklage is a very...
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    02-11-2019, 08:45 AM
    Sounds like a compliment. Being compared to Dangerfield is a win. :D
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    02-10-2019, 08:55 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The FLASH in TV/Film
    If he didn't want to be on the show, I don't understand why he didn't leave at the beginning of the season. They had the perfect opportunity to write...
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    02-10-2019, 12:21 PM
    Oy gevalt. Serves me right for thinking you guys would enjoy this blast from the past.
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    02-10-2019, 11:48 AM
    In DC SPECIAL SERIES No. 5 (1977) aka the Superman Spectacular, there was a two page text feature, Super-Symposium: "Should Superman Marry Lois...
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    02-10-2019, 11:20 AM
    Okay, how about χάλυψ (Ancient Greek for Steel, pnonounced khálups).
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    02-10-2019, 08:23 AM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread Kal or Clark? in Superman
    I have nothing against the name Cal or Kal (with my last name, how could I), but that just sounds like a regular American name and nothing special....
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    02-09-2019, 09:20 PM
    The newspaper strip started in 1944. So it was a few years after the comic book--and when the USA had been involved in the war for some time. Marston...
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    02-09-2019, 09:14 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The FLASH in TV/Film
    This isn't news. It's been expected for months that Carlos Valdes was leaving--and the show has been building up to this departure. But I hope it's a...
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    02-09-2019, 09:06 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread Kal or Clark? in Superman
    I expect that when he's at home with his parents, he's not pretending to be Superboy and he's wearing civilian clothes and doing Clark Kent kind of...
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    02-09-2019, 07:01 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread Kal or Clark? in Superman
    Kal-El for people from Krypton. Clark Kent to his wife and the people he works with at the Planet. Superman to the Justice League and the other...
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    02-09-2019, 06:49 PM
    I prefer Kal-El to Kal. But I don't think Diana should call him Clark or Kal-El. She should call him Supes.
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    02-09-2019, 01:30 PM
    Jim Kelly replied to a thread The Batman in TV/Film
    Exactly. That's what I want.
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    02-09-2019, 10:55 AM
    Inside front cover pages for SENSATION COMICS 1, 2, 3: Note: All the Wonder Woman stories thusfar were untitled when they were originally...
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    02-09-2019, 10:42 AM
    In his book, THE GREAT COMIC BOOK HEROES (1965, p. 45), Jules Feiffer says, “Wonder Woman seemed like too much of a put-up job, a fixed comic...
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