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  1. As cool an idea of actual decades passing for...

    As cool an idea of actual decades passing for heroes, the amount of detail that can be put into six issues is certainly underwhelming. The book isn't really a superhero story; it's a story of about...
  2. Sticky: The F legal team's response: 116085

    The F legal team's response:

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  3. Where frogs fail, can a monkey succeed? Y: The...

    Where frogs fail, can a monkey succeed? Y: The Last Man #16

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  4. Worlds' Finest was a sign that DC did want to do...

    Worlds' Finest was a sign that DC did want to do something with the JSA characters. Although the overall effort wasn't what many of the fans here wanted, it was something. Power Girl and the Wayne...
  5. Stony 'cuz it's a classic for the interwebs...

    Stony 'cuz it's a classic for the interwebs generation.
  6. It's been a while, but it's back. The cover...

    It's been a while, but it's back. The cover says... "This story is funny. On purpose. Beware."

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    I love both Russell and the FF, but this is...

    I love both Russell and the FF, but this is disappointing to me. It's an awkward format where each issue covers ten years where we're used to time passing more slowly for these characters. ...
  8. Congratulations to Tami for a cover which...

    Congratulations to Tami for a cover which exhibits a fun playing with the theme and that's something I like to see succeed.

    As to what the captain has learned in this Peak of the Week, he once...
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    thank you!!

    thank you!!
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    I'm late. Mea Culpa. I just sent solicits in.

    I'm late. Mea Culpa. I just sent solicits in.
  11. Occasionally rush hour subway cars were like...

    Occasionally rush hour subway cars were like that, particularly when one hadn't been by for a while. The most crowded I've even experienced were the subways cars at Kenmore in Boston after a Red Sox...
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    FF 683 is getting a lot of crap it doesn't...

    FF 683 is getting a lot of crap it doesn't deserve. Granted, it's far from perfect, but it serves a couple of purposes. It's a light-hearted, almost JLIesque story bringing the team into a...
  13. There are differing opinions as to what the...

    There are differing opinions as to what the actual definition of "widely accepted, acclaimed, and successful" really is.
  14. Everything. Is there any other kind of order...

    Everything. Is there any other kind of order here?

    AGENTS OF A.R.C.A.N.A. #36 (Giant sized Woman-Things and naked sorcerers. Good enough for me.)
    AGENTS OF FURY #15 (Oh, great. One plot...
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    Buy all da books. AQUAMAN #13 (I get and...

    Buy all da books.

    AQUAMAN #13 (I get and totally approve of those references. I'd be fooling myself if I didn't believe it.)
    BAT-WING #28 (I suspect that the Red Lion's civilian name of Bland...
  16. Legacy host of Jeopardy. ...

    Legacy host of Jeopardy.

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  17. And there's a question. Are we talking about a...

    And there's a question. Are we talking about a character, or a franchise overall? If we're talking about a single character, then Power Rangers and Doctor Who don't really fit as none of them...
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    Yeah, it was used there. Hickman used it once...

    Yeah, it was used there. Hickman used it once when Ben was first given the ability. Fraction used it since his arc took an entire year. Now Slott has used it.
  19. Englehart Humperdinck 'cuz jumping a drawbridge,...

    Englehart Humperdinck 'cuz jumping a drawbridge, hanging out of an open door, and firing a gun is pretty cool.
  20. But isn't Ernie Douglas a successful legacy...

    But isn't Ernie Douglas a successful legacy character? He took over as Fred MacMurray's third son.
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    Ben's had a Bar Mitzvah like ceremony celebrating...

    Ben's had a Bar Mitzvah like ceremony celebrating 13 years since his turning into the Thing. As to actual character time passing, I think Reed and Doom are the only ones who should keep their aging...
  22. https://www.heavymetal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015...

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    Reed and Ben were WW2 vets originally. A rocket...

    Reed and Ben were WW2 vets originally. A rocket flight in the early sixties would have put them close to 40 at that time. But the FF and actual ages have always had a lot of wiggle room and...
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    It's a very interesting direction to take with...

    It's a very interesting direction to take with the "family" aspect of the FF and their supporting characters and villains.
  25. I think a lot of the criticism comes from our...

    I think a lot of the criticism comes from our (USA) claims of freedom. Those other nations make no such claims of freedom and openness.
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