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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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Re: Cinematic Universe Discussions - COMICS
« 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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