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  1. The timing of the release of this trailer is...

    The timing of the release of this trailer is suspiciously convenient coming as it does as growing evidence is reaching the 'Net that Captain Marvel's BO numbers are...shall we say "padded"...
  2. The next step towards closing down Marvel's...

    The next step towards closing down Marvel's publishing operation: farm out the books.
  3. She wasn't great, but she was really good, esp as...

    She wasn't great, but she was really good, esp as the series progressed. Some of her standout moments were flirting with Batman in "This Little Piggy", and her wordless "F-U" to King Faraday in "To...
  4. "Comedy relief" Flash (start at 1:30) ...

    "Comedy relief" Flash (start at 1:30)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a0pwb9NvFE

    As for Stewart, Timm took the "also was" GL and made him a lead (and a GOOD ONE) long before the whole...
  5. The problem with heroes that represent ideals...

    The problem with heroes that represent ideals like Superman or Captain America is that the nations they supposedly represent are so dark, cynical, and fallen from those ideals that doing them right...
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    The industry routinely cranks out an issue a...

    The industry routinely cranks out an issue a month for dozens of titles. Don't give me that "it takes time" BS.
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    In the modern age of hiring YA authors, one-shot...

    In the modern age of hiring YA authors, one-shot wonders and virtually ANYONE who has the right list of race/gender/etc qualifiers regardless of experience, does it matter?

    The writers of both...
  8. Timm gets not only Supes and Bats, but he gets...

    Timm gets not only Supes and Bats, but he gets nearly all the others as well. Justice League and JLU in particular are the gold standard by which all other incarnations of those characters are...
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    The level of unprofessionalism and incompetence...

    The level of unprofessionalism and incompetence required to complete only four issues in two years is breathtaking. In an industiy that routinely delivers monthly books for literally dozens to...
  10. Yes, Bruce Timm... ...

    Yes, Bruce Timm...


    https://youtu.be/U5akCvKYTIY?t=2m00s

    Pertinent part starts at 2 minutes
  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLydmVF9dg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLydmVF9dg
  12. Batman/Superman: World's Finest

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest
  13. I'm not expecting much of anything...I do not...

    I'm not expecting much of anything...I do not have any confidence in WB's LA division whatsoever...
  14. At least not Superman stories...

    At least not Superman stories...
  15. Donner, Bruce Timm, and Deborah Levine (Lois &...

    Donner, Bruce Timm, and Deborah Levine (Lois & Clark) are the only producers who have gotten Superman right. Superman is not dark and gritty. The Kents are not cyncal, stormTrumper Americans.
    ...
  16. He alienated a lot of people by continually...

    He alienated a lot of people by continually dissing and dimissing the retailer feedback.

    Unfortunately, I have seen at least one article suggesting Cebulski is going to focus more on the...
  17. They don't. At least not in any decent numbers....

    They don't. At least not in any decent numbers. That's why sales are in the tank.
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    Trying to buff the numbers to look good for Papa...

    Trying to buff the numbers to look good for Papa Disney. Didn't work and Axel paid the price for it.
  19. The rapidity of the changeover is telling. ...

    The rapidity of the changeover is telling.

    From what I hear, he's the proverbial "fat comicbook geek" (no offense intended to him). A very encouraging sign. Hopefully he will clean house on staff...
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    TV shows are not comic books. The consumption...

    TV shows are not comic books. The consumption patterns are not the same. The comic book market has the quirk of certain characters whose sales spike higher than others and who therefore should not be...
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    One thing to keep in mind that Marvel isn't...

    One thing to keep in mind that Marvel isn't seeing the sales number to their ultimate customer (the reader), they're seeing the sales number to their direct customer (the retailer). The retailer may...
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    No they're not. Customers who shop regularly and...

    No they're not. Customers who shop regularly and spend lots are far more valuable then occasional customers who spend relatively little. Stores make the rent on the former. The later add profit, but...
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    Yes it does on the former, maybe not on the...

    Yes it does on the former, maybe not on the later, but they have yet to demonstrate that they will be around for the long term (something long-time fans have done).



    I am sure you can find...
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    Lost sales are still lost sales and may be the...

    Lost sales are still lost sales and may be the margin between keeping the doors open and not keeping them open.



    Have you ever heard of an "impulse purchase"? Those are an important source of...
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    Firstly, thank you for your service. There is a...

    Firstly, thank you for your service. There is a difference between being for social justice and being a "social justice warrior", which is to be an extreme social justice partisan. Whether or not you...
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