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  1. That was Giffen and Dematties' joke with Mistress...

    That was Giffen and Dematties' joke with Mistress Mary. This isn't the one from Final Crisis.
  2. This was a fun issue! Good concepts, fun...

    This was a fun issue! Good concepts, fun character moments and nice grungy art.
  3. I'm very conflicted about these. I really, really...

    I'm very conflicted about these. I really, really wish they would make stuff that's non-Batman in origin. At the same time, though, they *aren't* just remaking the same stuff we've had from other...
  4. Superman, as originally created by Siegal &...

    Superman, as originally created by Siegal & Schuster, is a sci-fi update of the Moses legend likely combined with the Golem of Prague legend. The Last Son of a Dying Planet sent off to a remote...
  5. Yup, Morrison shows up in Ostrander's Suicide...

    Yup, Morrison shows up in Ostrander's Suicide Squad a few years later, in addition to potentially being one of the Seven Tailors of Slaughter Swamp in Seven Soldiers. Fans interpreted those as the...
  6. X-Force was the edgy series. X-Force varied quite...

    X-Force was the edgy series. X-Force varied quite a bit, but was often comedic in David's well received run. Like, one of the villains was a guy with a giant fan on his head called #1 Fan. it's...
  7. I don't think it satirizes superhero tropes, no....

    I don't think it satirizes superhero tropes, no. It has fun with them and plays around, but it's purpose isn't to say the superhero genre is dumb or anything. To bring it back to comics, it's akin to...
  8. No, I wouldn't say that qualifies GotG as a...

    No, I wouldn't say that qualifies GotG as a parody. A parody is, by definition, a satire of a work that criticizes it through broad humor. GotG has actual character development, stakes, plot and...
  9. If you watched Guardians of the Galaxy and...

    If you watched Guardians of the Galaxy and thought they were parodies, I'm not sure what to say. They were certainly comedic in parts but there is plenty of pathos in there too. Especially in Vol.2....
  10. Polka Dot Man, assuming he made his own tech, was...

    Polka Dot Man, assuming he made his own tech, was capable of making hover discs large enough to support human weightas well as combat ready gimmick dots, so he's not as goofy. I can see him having...
  11. He means the original Earth-2 from the '60s to...

    He means the original Earth-2 from the '60s to the '80s, where the JSA lived. Earth-1 was the main variation where the JLA lived. These were combined after 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths, then...
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    Your reading of the Metaverse seems mostly...

    Your reading of the Metaverse seems mostly correct, though it seems like Earth-1, etc., are the actual timelines. The Metaverse is created anew and the old just splits off. It's like if you have a...
  13. One of the first posts in this thread is someone...

    One of the first posts in this thread is someone calling the series fantastic, which you wouldn't get without a good story. Ultimately, stories are in the eye of the beholder and people come to...
  14. If it's a discussion you're after, you'll want to...

    If it's a discussion you're after, you'll want to explain your issues in more than just 'don't like 'em.'.
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    Considering the sort of idolization Snyder has...

    Considering the sort of idolization Snyder has for Morrison, I'm confident that'll come into play. Anyone who thinks this'll either last or be 'serious grimdark' is selling it short.
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    Note that the Tree-Man is empty and hollowed out,...

    Note that the Tree-Man is empty and hollowed out, similar to the etymology of "Hulk" that Ewing has referenced numerous times and turned into a key plot point. In addition, some believe Tree-Man is a...
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    Ah, ok. I've never actually gotten around to...

    Ah, ok. I've never actually gotten around to reading the comics due to money reasons, but that makes sense.
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    I'm guessing that ends up being the difference...

    I'm guessing that ends up being the difference between the two Earths in the Injustice series. I wouldn't be surprised if they retcon them being a split timeline.

    If anyone's curious, the elderly...
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    Hey, that was me! :D This was a fun issue. I...

    Hey, that was me! :D

    This was a fun issue. I really like Taylor's DC work and this is no exception.
  20. Dixon has worked with Vox Day, a controversial...

    Dixon has worked with Vox Day, a controversial figure associated with CG.
  21. Famous antagonist from the Judge Dredd comics....

    Famous antagonist from the Judge Dredd comics. BMWL seems to draw a lot of inspiration from his look.
  22. This. Anyone dealing with EVS needs to be brought...

    This. Anyone dealing with EVS needs to be brought up to speed. Honestly, at this point I think the big companies just need to do a mandatory seminar or pamphlet or something explaining what EVS and...
  23. Baffling decision to have another Batman Who...

    Baffling decision to have another Batman Who Laughs, based on a cover no less. The wings are from Hawkman #18's variant cover. I'm hoping my theory that its an excuse to get the tooling ready for the...
  24. Phantom Lady was created by the Eisner/Igle...

    Phantom Lady was created by the Eisner/Igle studio. After Quality quit publishing her back in the '40s, the studio thought they owned her and shopped around to first Fox Features Syndicate (Who's...
  25. No problem! Sorry if that came off as...

    No problem! Sorry if that came off as condescending. When you brought it up, I had a brief moment of "Wasn't that the strong guy?"
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