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    Yeah when I originally heard about the show I...

    Yeah when I originally heard about the show I wrote it off because it sounded very pedestrian from the original synopsis. But the leaks surrounding it made me reserve my judgement on it to where I'm...
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    I don't really need a total trashing of rural...

    I don't really need a total trashing of rural American's, its not even what I want. I just want a more nuanced approach compared to what we have. I think it's interesting and important that Clark...
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    I mean in the sense that the death of the Waynes...

    I mean in the sense that the death of the Waynes is the general motivation for Bruce becoming Batman and is what keeps him on target. For Superman he has the general injustice of the world as a...
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    The farmer backstory in theory could be good but...

    The farmer backstory in theory could be good but has thus far just actively hurt Superman as a character. It seems to be trying to basically eat into the character and turn him away from being a...
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    I've never really believed in the "too much blue"...

    I've never really believed in the "too much blue" thing. MegaMan and Sonic both run around in all blue but don't really seem to catch much if any heat for it. People actively want the Flash to be as...
  6. I don't think I'm quite getting how the Golden...

    I don't think I'm quite getting how the Golden Age supports the "Clark is who I am" angle. My personal point of contention with the quote is that while it sounds deep it's feels really shallow when...
  7. Do you believe in the "Clark is who I am" quote?

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

    "Superman is what I can do; Clark is who I am" often seen as a pivotal point of the reinstatement of modern Superman's humanity as central to his...
  8. All those strategies to take down the different...

    All those strategies to take down the different League members but she just pulls Batman off from a rooftop.
  9. The ferociousness of Amanda Nunes The...

    The ferociousness of Amanda Nunes

    The grappling of Ronda Rousey

    The tenacity of Rose Namajunas

    The brutal striking of Cris Cyborg

    Throw in her Silver Age knowledge of Kryptonian Martial...
  10. Well the Golden Age spans the early late 30's all...

    Well the Golden Age spans the early late 30's all the way up to the early to mid 50's. I'd definitely be perfectly fine with sticking to the Siegel and Shuster baseline, it's a period of Superman I...
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    Yup that's the one. I'm real bad when it comes to...

    Yup that's the one. I'm real bad when it comes to actual issue numbers I pretty much always just go by story arc names so single issue stories like that really get me.
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    The Powerstone Saga - I believe this was the...

    The Powerstone Saga - I believe this was the first storyline that crossed over between Action Comics and Superman, both written by Jerry Siegel. Luthor has all the power in the world while Superman...
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    Hows this show suppose to work with everyone...

    Hows this show suppose to work with everyone standing 10 feet away from everyone else? CGI?
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    It's pretty fine by me if she's the most star...

    It's pretty fine by me if she's the most star studded reported in America. When I read the 90's it feels like they wanted Supes to be a big deal as just Clark Kent but I think it works better for...
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    I guess it'd be between him and Superman in the...

    I guess it'd be between him and Superman in the Bronze Age for the most complex long running version. But Golden Age Superman was the most dynamic and inspiring imo, when that guy said he was going...
  16. Yeah but Superman's understanding of human life...

    Yeah but Superman's understanding of human life reads like a pod persons understanding of it after briefly passing by the Earth not a person who's lived here his whole life. Most people lives are...
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    Out of nowhere. Don't even know what to say, was...

    Out of nowhere. Don't even know what to say, was he sick?
  18. My issue with the human thing is just that...

    My issue with the human thing is just that Superman's understanding of it was a very abstract one. His idea of being a human being is going to work and getting married. Meanwhile the actual human...
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    Probably that time he punched Spiderman with a...

    Probably that time he punched Spiderman with a sonic boom. Maybe not the coolest thing hes ever punched but the way it played out was cool.
  20. As I understand it we'll never really see exactly...

    As I understand it we'll never really see exactly what an untampered with version of the S&S early days Superman would have been like. They weren't big shots until they struck it big with Superman I...
  21. Funny you should say that because I once saw film...

    Funny you should say that because I once saw film of Dempsey doing an open workout where he was wearing those trunks over the tights bottoms that Superman wears.

    It's common for people to say...
  22. Musashi Miyamoto from Vagabond. It's not an exact...

    Musashi Miyamoto from Vagabond. It's not an exact match or anything but there are moments when the two align very well. The story actually illustrates a more competent idea of a transition of the...
  23. Well that's stupid but it is very modern DC where...

    Well that's stupid but it is very modern DC where they keep trying to make him everyone and their mothers junior idk why but I guess it fits' with the modern "human" take on the character.
  24. So this is suppose to be the origin story for...

    So this is suppose to be the origin story for Superman in a new continuity and it's starting off by saying that Superman got his ideas from Martian Manhunter and Batman? Am I understanding that...
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    Poll: I think on this board or at least among the...

    I think on this board or at least among the people that visit it regularly to semi-regularly we all have a more or less similar view of what Superman should be and I think that the differentials come...
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