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    There must be some way to save it and turn it...

    There must be some way to save it and turn it into some sort of non pc comedy book sensation.

    Mr stein is some sort of machiavellian mastermind who deliberately crippled jax so he has someone to...
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    Its not really a living religion like hinduism....

    Its not really a living religion like hinduism. Sure there are followers but its more of a revival or attempt to recreate the religion than an unbroken thread across the millenia.
  3. Poll: In comics terms he is though. DC have got no one...

    In comics terms he is though. DC have got no one on their regular rosta able to do what he did (apart from scott synder with american vampire?) 80 issues and a TV series out of nothing stuck at...
  4. Poll: And yet 80s issues, 14 or however many best...

    And yet 80s issues, 14 or however many best selling trades, omnibuses, and a tv series suggests a lot of people loved it.

    Mothers milk was a great character - he was the engine of the story...
  5. Poll: Mothers Milk. He started the boys at DC before DC...

    Mothers Milk. He started the boys at DC before DC decided it wasnt appropriate for them. Obviously a large number of readers disagreed though and followed the book to dynamite.
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    African sergeant rock - im interested to learn...

    African sergeant rock - im interested to learn why ecomog couldnt even defeat a bunch of crossdressing drugged out kids like the west side boys or rabble like boko haram.

    So a man trying to do...
  7. Poll: The reason its a strughle is because the current...

    The reason its a strughle is because the current rosta arent as good as previous rostas. DC failed to replace the writers of dmz, fables, preacher, watchmen etc with writers of the same quality. They...
  8. The manga thing seems to be a lot more...

    The manga thing seems to be a lot more complicated than the Forbes article. The same company that supplied those figures also had manga sales falling by over 40% in usa between 2007 and 2010.
  9. Poll: They are still popular now - thats why they are...

    They are still popular now - thats why they are always in print. People still buy them in numbers today. Why? Because the quality is extremely high.

    Image is exactly DC. Its vertigo. Dc readers...
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    Amazing performance by Spawn. 300 issues and top...

    Amazing performance by Spawn. 300 issues and top of the tree is a great feat.
  11. Poll: 1. Artist lead books dont sell units - its not...

    1. Artist lead books dont sell units - its not the 1990s. Credit for trying to showcase their artistic talent but ongoings was not the place for it because..
    2. Most of these artists had a history...
  12. Poll: Image is nothing but new properties. Thats what...

    Image is nothing but new properties. Thats what it does.

    Dc did nothing right with new age - heres our hulk, ff, and spiderman headed up by talent we all know will be gone in 3 months.

    It was...
  13. Poll: I never accept the argument that dc readers dont...

    I never accept the argument that dc readers dont read new / forgotten characters. Watchmen has been in print for 30 years, swampthing will have sold more than comparable issues of 99% of DCs books at...
  14. I think the problem with comichron figures is...

    I think the problem with comichron figures is that they have no idea how much DCBS shifts. They can extrapolate from surveying some comics shops what the entire comic shop market might be shipping...
  15. Poll: Looks nicely done. I agree its probably the...

    Looks nicely done.

    I agree its probably the most common trope in black storylines but then its also one of the most pressing concerns in real life too. Go to africa and you will hear "oh we are...
  16. Poll: Black comics havent been hardcore enough - still...

    Black comics havent been hardcore enough - still waiting for something like v for vendetta.
  17. There is no way they are doing all the work on...

    There is no way they are doing all the work on this timeline without launching it with an event. At the same time i just cant believe they are going to this well again after flashpoint, rebirth, and...
  18. Poll: Hahaha. Ok shark jumped. Enjoy

    Hahaha. Ok shark jumped. Enjoy
  19. Poll: And you learnt to equate black with confederate...

    And you learnt to equate black with confederate flag...
  20. Poll: Lot of people fought to get their colour changed...

    Lot of people fought to get their colour changed from a perjorative into a positive. Just rubbishing all that as ridiculous is... whatever works for you.
  21. Poll: Well yes if you want to be bothered about...

    Well yes if you want to be bothered about mohammed ali, james brown, negritude etc then by all means be bothered.

    But equating it to "mongoloid mangler" etc is clearly complete rubbish
  22. Poll: Exactly. Some very lazy attitudes to history on...

    Exactly. Some very lazy attitudes to history on display here.
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    Bleeding cool saying this : A new Batman, a...

    Bleeding cool saying this :

    A new Batman, a new Superman, a new generation of DC Comics heroes. It was all starting to fit together. And now we know more. New first issue relaunches for both
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  24. Manga sales completely fell off a cliff in mid...

    Manga sales completely fell off a cliff in mid 2000s so its probably just a case of swings and roundabouts.
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    Thats life though. You get a run or an arc you...

    Thats life though. You get a run or an arc you really love and then a lot of whatever. Thats just the nature of the beast.
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