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  1. Just because Jerry Siegel was co-creator of the...

    Just because Jerry Siegel was co-creator of the Superman comic does not mean that his ideas for new stories involving that character are necessarily the best ones. CoughCoughGeorgeLucasCoughCough
  2. Thread: Gideon Falls

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    As I understand it, the device (the "pentoculus")...

    As I understand it, the device (the "pentoculus") that was built by the "original" Norton Sinclair apparently ruptured the multiverse and linked them together via a manifestation of the Black Barn in...
  3. I don't want to go into special effects and their...

    I don't want to go into special effects and their precedents, because that's off-thread. My point is that Christopher Reeve is not considered by perhaps most members of the general public as "the"...
  4. It was well done, and big budget, but it was...

    It was well done, and big budget, but it was hardly original. We had been seeing things like that in movies since, um, forever. Christopher Reeve did not become the most widely recognized Superman...
  5. He is the creator of the Golden Age Superman, a...

    He is the creator of the Golden Age Superman, a character who lived on Earth-2 and who married the Earth-2 Lois Lane in an issue published in 1978 (one year after the Siegel interview). That...
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    Remember that Clark and Lois lived under the...

    Remember that Clark and Lois lived under the Convergence dome for a couple of years simply as a married couple, with Clark's having no superpowers. During that time, Clark became accustomed to...
  7. Robin in today's funny paper... ...

    Robin in today's funny paper...

    https://safr.kingfeatures.com/api/img.php?e=png&s=c&file=Qml6YXJyby8yMDE5LzExL0JpemFycm9fcC4yMDE5MTExNV82NTcucG5n
  8. The new contest is up now. Put on your thinking...

    The new contest is up now. Put on your thinking caps and enjoy.
  9. Cover Contest Nov 13 - Nov 19, 2019: Show Me The Lute!

    I'm going to re-cycle a cover that I posted in a contest earlier this year:

    https://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/1014205.jpg

    I really like it not just on account of Hal Foster's...
  10. Thank you everyone, and apologies to those of you...

    Thank you everyone, and apologies to those of you (and I suspect there are many) who would have posted that same haunting Kirby cover had I not done so first. Thanks to kjn for counting the votes...
  11. Yes, when it came to running their prison camps...

    Yes, when it came to running their prison camps those Nazis were very progressive about racial integration!
  12. Kirby101. Joe Kubert shows us that a simple b/w...

    Kirby101. Joe Kubert shows us that a simple b/w sketch can say everything that needs saying. Anything more just detracts from the message.
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    He needs to clean out all those bugs that collect...

    He needs to clean out all those bugs that collect between his teeth as he flies across the world at super-speed. Feathers, too.
  14. Yes, Superman wants to protect people who are...

    Yes, Superman wants to protect people who are linked to him. But doesn't he want to protect everyone, whether they are linked to him or not? If a criminal threatens to harm someone unless Superman...
  15. 1940s: null (much too young to remember) 1950s:...

    1940s: null (much too young to remember)
    1950s: wonder (of a child discovering the world)
    1960s: hope (you have your whole adult future ahead of you)
    1970s: work (start in the labor force)
    1980s:...
  16. jack Kirby's telling depiction of eyes that have...

    jack Kirby's telling depiction of eyes that have seen what no eyes should ever have to see.

    https://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/809225.jpg
  17. Tami brings an abundance of ghosts

    Tami brings an abundance of ghosts
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    Part of the change in women's roles in the comic...

    Part of the change in women's roles in the comic books was just a reflection of the changes of women's roles in society, as the country moved from the WWII economy to the 1950s economy. In WWII...
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    Here's another track from Little Feat. (Jimmy...

    Here's another track from Little Feat. (Jimmy Page said in a 1975 interview that they were his favorite American band, BTW.) This one is from their 1978 live album "Waiting for Columbus". It's a...
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    Paul Barrere, the bassist and sometimes vocalist...

    Paul Barrere, the bassist and sometimes vocalist and songwriter for Little Feat, died last week at age 71. He was not in the original lineup, but he joined the band in time for their third album,...
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    Why bother to build up a retinue of hangers-on,...

    Why bother to build up a retinue of hangers-on, when the whole thing will be re-booted after the new Crisis?
  22. He is able to exercise just a bit of Jedi-like...

    He is able to exercise just a bit of Jedi-like mind control, at least. He communicates with the spirit realm and with demons, of course, as always. He knows enough incantations and spells to hang...
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    People didn't take Wonder Woman seriously??? ...

    People didn't take Wonder Woman seriously??? Lots of female heroes were battling the Axis during WWII, charging into combat and rescuing GIs.
  24. Comic book characters love reading their own...

    Comic book characters love reading their own comics, of course.

    https://i.redd.it/wlvd69dbl4q11.png
  25. The Wonder Woman comic book traditionally existed...

    The Wonder Woman comic book traditionally existed in the Wonder Woman comic book, in the same way that Dr. Watson's stories about Sherlock Holmes existed in Conan Doyle's stories about Sherlock...
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