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    I think a key part here is to look not at...

    I think a key part here is to look not at creative stuff, but the publishing side as well. The rise of the direct market should definitely be part of discussing these ages, and so should the process...
  2. Thread: Nubia: Real One

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    Why not? And who cares about the "main...

    Why not?

    And who cares about the "main continuity". It far too seldom manages to say anything new or interesting about Wonder Woman. At least DC Young manages to do so with regularity.
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    Sejic is working on a short tie-in piece to...

    Sejic is working on a short tie-in piece to Harleen, with pictures over on twitter.

    Thread #1



    And on the question on if he worked on Harleen 2 or 3:
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    While Zeus is central in the world-building in...

    While Zeus is central in the world-building in the Wonder Woman movie, he is also very much a background element. He is much more of a MacGuffin than an actual character. The real stated text of the...
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    Plot-wise, there isn't that much difference...

    Plot-wise, there isn't that much difference between Mad Love and Harleen in how Harley's and Joker's relationship develops, but there is a huge shift in emphasis, in Harley's personality, and in how...
  6. Thread: Classic SJW Music

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    A very topical song, which I found while...

    A very topical song, which I found while discussing "Superman Smashes the Klan" over in the Superman forum: "Old Man Trump" by Woody Guthrie.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmZnlGBhwKg

    No,...
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    There is a flip side to the battered spouse, and...

    There is a flip side to the battered spouse, and that is the pattern of thought that a woman's true love can redeem and save a bad man.

    Now, the original Mad Love didn't pick up that thing, but I...
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    There is nothing that indicates it is in...

    There is nothing that indicates it is in continuity with either of those, apart from Ivy's look.

    I didn't find the story up to Simone's usual standards, and structurally I felt it was a bit of a...
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    Oh, play this while Superman helps some black...

    Oh, play this while Superman helps some black people defending their homes against racists, and he might step up and take notice:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmZnlGBhwKg
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    Play the hell out of Woody Guthrie? This Land...

    Play the hell out of Woody Guthrie?

    This Land Is Your Land (with all the verses). Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos). Ain't Got No Home.
    Old Man Trump (okay, written in 1954, you might want to...
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    Ah, you're thinking more about her active time in...

    Ah, you're thinking more about her active time in Man's World.

    I can understand it with the movie, since there they had an idea for a great story set in World War 2, but we will have to see how 5G...
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    So how old do you think she should be? Because...

    So how old do you think she should be?

    Because no matter how old Diana is, it will have follow-on effects on the complex issue of Amazon world-building.
  13. The problem isn't really the shipping (and for...

    The problem isn't really the shipping (and for all that shipping isn't my style of fannishness, I do note that many dedicated shipper fen take great care with their characters). It's how Diana is...
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    To be more exact, at least for me, I don't think...

    To be more exact, at least for me, I don't think Superman should be a controversial figure, as in seeking out controversy for controversy's sake. But at the same time he should not be afraid of...
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    97055 Who knows Catwoman's preferences?

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    Who knows Catwoman's preferences?
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    Because Batman was a very bad boy in that story?

    Because Batman was a very bad boy in that story?
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    No. But it's a story that depends on a huge...

    No. But it's a story that depends on a huge retcon-slash-reveal of Superman's past for several years, that doesn't really say anything about Diana's personality or showcase her powers in interesting...
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    Remember that "Clan of the Fiery Cross" was first...

    Remember that "Clan of the Fiery Cross" was first published in the 40s, as the KKK was in decline but still very much an active force.

    Some anvils need to be dropped once or twice. And there are...
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    For all that I want to mention my friend Nicolas...

    For all that I want to mention my friend Nicolas Križan, he has done very few comic book covers. So here's the great Mézières
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    Congratulations to MRP, and thanks to Tami and...

    Congratulations to MRP, and thanks to Tami and seismic-2 for the call-outs!
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    True. But the storyline was mostly published in...

    True. But the storyline was mostly published in Superman titles, and Wonder Woman was brought in to save Superman's ass, and then blamed for the way she did it.

    It's simply not a good Wonder Woman...
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    On the other hand, I think making a story like...

    On the other hand, I think making a story like Superman Smashes the Klan a period piece serves to neuter and make the political content of the story "safer", just as the messages about class, gender,...
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    Poll: Please, not a Byronic hero romantic interest for...

    Please, not a Byronic hero romantic interest for Wonder Woman. She could do so much better than being the Magic Pixie Dream Girl to reform a male love interest.

    I think what Diana needs much more...
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    Thanks Restingvoice! The New 52 makes sense,...

    Thanks Restingvoice!

    The New 52 makes sense, given the 30-year-cycle that the Nastyzons lived on.

    As for the Rebirth interview, aside from not being stated in text but only in ancillary...
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    Do you have any scans or issue references for...

    Do you have any scans or issue references for those figures?
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