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  1. Patrick Macnee played Watson three times, and...

    Patrick Macnee played Watson three times, and Christopher Lee played Sherlock three times. In the last two times for each they were paired together, in a couple of TV movies in the 1990s:
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    Gotta have me some Key Lime. When I dine in a...

    Gotta have me some Key Lime. When I dine in a restaurant I can't resist looking for it on the menu.
  3. According to IMDB, Sir Roger Moore was 6' 1 3/4",...

    According to IMDB, Sir Roger Moore was 6' 1 3/4", so if that's accurate then I would have rounded up and called him 6' 2". Who knows. Anwyay, here he is in 1976, taking time off from playing James...
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    A currently ongoing series that you might enjoy...

    A currently ongoing series that you might enjoy is Once and Future. You might also want to take a look at both Jamie Delano's and Garth Ennis's 1990s runs on Hellblazer as well as the 12-issue run...
  5. Christopher Plummer (a relatively short Holmes,...

    Christopher Plummer (a relatively short Holmes, at 5' 10") with James Mason as Watson in Murder by Decree (1979):
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  6. The obese Mycroft, wallowing in his chair at the...

    The obese Mycroft, wallowing in his chair at the Diogenes Club, seems to be a thing of the past. Modern audiences want both Holmes brothers to be physically capable of at least defending themselves....
  7. The 6' 1" Robert Stephens starred in Billy...

    The 6' 1" Robert Stephens starred in Billy Wilder's 1970 film The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes.
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  8. Peter Cushing was 5' 11.5" (181.6 cm) tall,...

    Peter Cushing was 5' 11.5" (181.6 cm) tall, according to IMDB. I've never seen those TV episodes, but several times I've watched his Holmes in the 1959 movie version of The Hound of the...
  9. There's one particular example that I'm waiting...

    There's one particular example that I'm waiting to see, where someone will likely question which one is better.
  10. I'm old, and since that puts me in the "at risk"...

    I'm old, and since that puts me in the "at risk" category for the coronavirus, I'm truly thankful that I haven't contracted it (at least yet). I'm also especially thankful that my sister, who...
  11. Poll: I'm vague about how far a Relaunch can go before...

    I'm vague about how far a Relaunch can go before it becomes a Reboot. Anyway, what I would like most is for DC to un-cancel the Spurrier Hellblazer. Next, I would like an actual Lois Lane...
  12. Here's the collection of Marvel's adaptations of...

    Here's the collection of Marvel's adaptations of the first two books in the Baum series, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and The Marvelous Land of Oz
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    kjn, because Swedish Beetle Bailey is the best...

    kjn, because Swedish Beetle Bailey is the best Beetle Bailey.

    Seriously.
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    I don't like the boots at all. Boots plus...

    I don't like the boots at all. Boots plus fishnets makes no sense - it's a visual oxymoron. If she's going to wear fishnets (and let's face it, that's her <i>thing</i> as a professional stage...
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    I must be missing something here. Am I the only...

    I must be missing something here. Am I the only person who doesn't care what happens in Future State? It all goes away after two months, right? Please forgive me if I wasn't paying close enough...
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    I suppose there really isn't much to discuss...

    I suppose there really isn't much to discuss about it - it's really suspenseful and well done in the story and art, so what more is there to say? I look forward to each new issue, which is of course...
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    I started reading it because the premise sounded...

    I started reading it because the premise sounded as if it would be in the same genre as Outer Darkness, which I very much enjoyed. It hasn't been quite what I expected, but it's still interesting...
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    Maybe DC's approach in 2021 will be just to say...

    Maybe DC's approach in 2021 will be just to say that every superhero (and every villain) has at aleast a dozen different origin stories, and they're all true. Now, here's what happens next...
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    I'm lazy, so instead of diligently searching for...

    I'm lazy, so instead of diligently searching for an appropriate entry, I'll just re-post a cover that I submitted to a contest a few weeks ago. After all, this is a double digest, so I ought to be...
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    Trying to put everything into a single coherent...

    Trying to put everything into a single coherent scheme is more trouble than it's worth. I suspect DC themselves are giving up on trying, so the readers should do so too. Just take each new issue as...
  21. Since both Disney and ATT are profusely bleeding...

    Since both Disney and ATT are profusely bleeding red ink these days, we may be in the early stages of a transition in the comics industry from "The Big Two" to "The Big One", where that "One" is...
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    One of the people getting a pink slip is Michele...

    One of the people getting a pink slip is Michele Wells, VP and Executive Editor of DC Children's/Young Adult. It's hard to reconcile "more investment" with "fire the person with the biggest salary,...
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    Even if the YA line isn't making much money, it's...

    Even if the YA line isn't making much money, it's needed as a vehicle to bring in the next generation of customers. If DC is giving up on YA, then they're effectively admitting that the comic book...
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    I can just as easily see this happening to...

    I can just as easily see this happening to Marvel. Disney has huge comic book sales in Europe of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck titles, but Disney doesn't publish them - they just license the...
  25. Conn Seanery for bringing us not just one angel...

    Conn Seanery for bringing us not just one angel but the whole heavenly host (plus the Saint)
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