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Re: Cinematic Universe Discussions - COMICS
« Reply #450 on: October 12, 2018, 03:28:45 PM »
One problem with NEW GODS is that a lot of the characters have really silly names, such as Granny Goodness, Virman Vundabar, Glorius Godfrey and even Big Barda might be a little much for civilian audiences. But full disclosure, I've always been a Marvel guy even tho I've read my fair share of DC and love Jack Kirby.  I'm a comics heretic who prefers ETERNALS to NEW GODS. But even then, I'm not  blind to how much Kirby ripped off Arthur C. Clarke's classic novel Childhood's End for a hell of a lot of ETERNALS premise.

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« Reply #451 on: October 12, 2018, 03:41:53 PM »
I really think the names could work if the story was good enough!
Hell, even a guy in green speedos with wings on his ankles could work if the story was good enough :D

Never read the Eternals though, might give it a look.

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« Reply #452 on: October 14, 2018, 12:15:14 AM »
Jesus Titans is very underwhelming.  I have bee a fan since the early 80s and this is the worst iteration I have seen.  It's not terrible, but it is off.  Like it was written by a twelve year old boy who does not understand how TV as a medium works and likes cartoonish violence.  I can't beleive I subscribed for this lukewarm overcooked cheese.  To top it all off, they only make an app for phones, tablets and Roku, so I get to watch on a shit screen too.

Oh well.  At least I can do a re-read of the Wolfman Perez run on the app.
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« Reply #453 on: October 14, 2018, 10:05:28 AM »


This is the show they need to run with.

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« Reply #454 on: October 14, 2018, 10:11:11 AM »
Yes.  YJ fared much better.  However the original Titans cartoon is also very good.
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« Reply #455 on: October 14, 2018, 10:27:55 AM »
Is the Starfire costume as terrible as the early pics showed? It looked like really bad amateur cosplay in the shots I saw.
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« Reply #456 on: October 14, 2018, 11:59:43 AM »
Yes.  YJ fared much better.  However the original Titans cartoon is also very good.
I think the original titans is good for a kids show but YJ is just flat out good!
Love both though. Robin is so fucking badass and never even has to kill anyone!

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« Reply #457 on: October 14, 2018, 04:06:04 PM »
Is the Starfire costume as terrible as the early pics showed? It looked like really bad amateur cosplay in the shots I saw.

Yes.  She needs to put that coat in mothball storage for the winter.
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« Reply #458 on: October 14, 2018, 06:49:48 PM »
Do you get access to all of the DC animated films when you subscribe to the DC thing?

I really hope YJ 3 will be on Netflix

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« Reply #459 on: October 14, 2018, 11:01:41 PM »
Has anyone seen Venom?  I've heard mixed reactions ranging from terrible to pretty good.  Kinda wondering whether it might actually be worth my time.

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« Reply #460 on: October 22, 2018, 01:38:24 PM »
I read that both Luke Cage and Iron fist are not being renewed for any more seasons on netflix. In the works still are anther punisher season and anther Jessica Jones but that may be it for Marvel and neflix. DD just came out with season 3.  Disney is starting to focus more on its own streaming service so imagine it will be doing it's own version. I don't like the idea of having to pay for anther streaming service to watch star wars and Marvel content but it looks like that is where we are going. It dosn't seem like Disney is going to let its content be streamed on other services, I think that is a huge mistake and not sure yet if I'll sign up.

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« Reply #461 on: November 02, 2018, 11:20:52 PM »
Well, Titams has barely improved.  It is sill making the cut, but is so far over par they need about 4 holes in one to make it a good show.  Again, its not bad, and I love the Titans, so Im a sucker for them, but this is the era of prestige TV DC.  This slapdash stuff is C material.

That said, they featured the Doom Patrol this episode.  They are probably my second fave group after the Titans, and they are getting their own show.  All indications are that this show will really be good.  In the short space of the ep, the actors won me over, and the writing was so much better for those characters. 

April Bowlby as Eita Farr does an awesome job.  She embodies this tragic vanity, like a mutated Norman Desmond.
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« Reply #462 on: November 03, 2018, 09:26:52 AM »
My suspicion is that Marvel properties will end up on Disney's service along with all their other IP. I don't like the idea because I expect them to have shitty region-locked IP distribution issues that Neflix has been working to eradicate. On the other hand I think that Disney has such a vast library that they will immediately be a strong competitor to all the other streaming services, and may be able to provide real value for money.

I don't relish paying for another service, but it does seem to make business sense for Disney.
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« Reply #463 on: November 20, 2018, 03:53:02 PM »
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« Reply #464 on: November 21, 2018, 02:06:23 AM »
I've never wanted to see a shameless, cash-grabbing, re-release more than I've wanted to see this movie.

 

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