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    Default The Tom King Batman reading game

    I'm sure I'm not the first to try this, but recently if you read only the first page of a Tom King Batman issue, and the last page, you'll understand everything that happened in that issue.

    its a real time saver!

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    You can also make a drinking game out of it. Take a shot for every poem, dream, "Bat", "Cat", "I will break your back", "..." and shock value moment that won't have any consequences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ansa View Post
    You can also make a drinking game out of it. Take a shot for every poem, dream, "Bat", "Cat", "I will break your back", "..." and shock value moment that won't have any consequences.
    When I saw the thread at a glance I saw it as the Tom King Drinking Game. For some odd reason that made a certain amount of sense

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ansa View Post
    You can also make a drinking game out of it. Take a shot for every poem, dream, "Bat", "Cat", "I will break your back", "..." and shock value moment that won't have any consequences.
    Or anytime he has a one word sentence.
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    Thought so too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ansa View Post
    You can also make a drinking game out of it. Take a shot for every poem, dream, "Bat", "Cat", "I will break your back", "..." and shock value moment that won't have any consequences.
    That's not a drinking game that is suicide.
    It's the Dynamic Duo! Batman and Robin!... and Red Robin and Red Hood and Nightwing and Batwoman and Batgirl and Orphan and Spoiler and Bluebird and Lark and Gotham Girl and Talon and Batwing and Huntress and Azreal and Flamebird and Batcow?

    Since when could just anybody do what we trained to do? It makes it all dumb instead of special. Like it doesn't matter anymore.
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    Tom King's tendency for repetitious dialogue is almost as bad as Frank Miller's.

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    Take a shot every time it's implied Bruce is only happy when he's with Selina xD

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    Quote Originally Posted by SixSpeedSamurai View Post
    Or anytime he has a one word sentence.
    Or when Bane says: «I'm Bane.»
    «Let me get this straight: you kink that your client, […], is secretly a vigilante who spends his nights beating criminals to a pulp with his bare hands and your plan is to blackmail this person? Good luck.»

    «Joker is a violent and inartistic movie, not like that masterpiece of A Clockwork Orange.» Yes, some critic of the AMPAS was able to say that.

    «What weight 6 ounces, sits in a tree and is very dangerous?» «A sparrow with a machine gun!» from "Batman'66 the movie"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gotham citizen View Post
    Or when Bane says: «I'm Bane.»
    Hold on are you subtly implying that *Bane* is infact *Bane*? WOAH
    Wally West deserved better than Heroes in Crisis

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    What, is Bane actually Bane?
    I'm upset.
    «Let me get this straight: you kink that your client, […], is secretly a vigilante who spends his nights beating criminals to a pulp with his bare hands and your plan is to blackmail this person? Good luck.»

    «Joker is a violent and inartistic movie, not like that masterpiece of A Clockwork Orange.» Yes, some critic of the AMPAS was able to say that.

    «What weight 6 ounces, sits in a tree and is very dangerous?» «A sparrow with a machine gun!» from "Batman'66 the movie"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denirac View Post
    Hold on are you subtly implying that *Bane* is infact *Bane*? WOAH
    Of course not, Bane is Catwoman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gotham citizen View Post
    Or when Bane says: «I'm Bane.»
    It's funny; I am Bane is my favorite story in King's run, but even I find it difficult to defend its repetitious dialogue.

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    Also King understood it was absurd what he was writing, in fact in an issue of that story both Batman and Catwoman started to say: «Yes, you are Bane, we know: you already say that.»

    In my opinion King is a good writer, but sometime "he lose the right way" and he start to write like he were a fanfiction writer; his Cat/Bat romance is a good example of that.
    Last edited by Gotham citizen; 12-02-2019 at 02:20 AM.
    «Let me get this straight: you kink that your client, […], is secretly a vigilante who spends his nights beating criminals to a pulp with his bare hands and your plan is to blackmail this person? Good luck.»

    «Joker is a violent and inartistic movie, not like that masterpiece of A Clockwork Orange.» Yes, some critic of the AMPAS was able to say that.

    «What weight 6 ounces, sits in a tree and is very dangerous?» «A sparrow with a machine gun!» from "Batman'66 the movie"

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