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Old 10-12-2023, 11:48 AM   #2561
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Geoff Johns AND Peter Tomasi? OUCH! These new creators cannot write if their lives counted on it.
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Old 10-12-2023, 12:50 PM   #2562
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I respect what FW cartoon did for the turtles franchise but it is the most overrated and hard to watch of the 3 turtles cartoons.
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Old 10-12-2023, 04:32 PM   #2563
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Geoff Johns AND Peter Tomasi? OUCH! These new creators cannot write if their lives counted on it.
I actually really like Peter Tomasi. And back when he was an editor, he was the only thing keeping Geoff Johns semi-reined in! Before everyone got scared of Geoff and just let him do whatever.
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Old 10-12-2023, 06:45 PM   #2564
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Tomasi has been done wrong with multiple runs of his being prematurely halted for uncreative concepts to take hold once he is off a book.

What is your thoughts on the new Green Lantern title?
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Old 10-12-2023, 07:43 PM   #2565
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What is your thoughts on the new Green Lantern title?
I think their heart is in the right place. Barebones, Hal on Earth, being a test pilot (exactly like Geoff's original Vol. 4 before the Sinestro Corps War and the book was locked into back to back megavents)... but I'm not really liking Hal's characterization. They're making him too much like Kyle, in the way he talks and interacts.

Also, while again I appreciate the need for scaling things way down from what they were with a million different colored corps and all that... but maybe this is a little bit too far, too drastic.
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Old 10-13-2023, 10:40 AM   #2566
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Phillip Kennedy Johnson is leaving Action Comics.

Joshua Williamson, currently writing the Superman book, will pen a major Brainiac arc in 2024, with Jason Aaron also contributing

https://www.thepopverse.com/dc-comic...hua-williamson
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Old 10-14-2023, 04:21 PM   #2567
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So excited DC is letting Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell do an 8 issue Constantine Mini Series. They got their run cut short on their Hellblazer run and I was hoping they would get a second chance.

https://www.thepopverse.com/john-con...s-january-2024
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Old 11-05-2023, 03:15 PM   #2569
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https://screenrant.com/dc-robin-tim-damian-true-robin/

I found this article amusing because the only Robin I recognize is Dick Grayson.


It's ironic that Batman is envisioned as a loner when the first hero you think of with a partner is Batman. I thought it was bad 20 years ago with a bloated Bat Family but now it's bursting at the seems. I miss the good ole days of just Robin and Batgirl.
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Old 11-05-2023, 05:50 PM   #2570
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Dick hasn't been Robin in the mainline comics since what...the early 80's? It's a little too late to think that when he hasn't been Robin for almost 40 years.

It's really only the cartoons and spinoffs that made it seem like Dick was Robin longer than he was. Like Dick in B:TAS, then Teen Titans 2003 Robin is Dick, and we got Young Justice Robin as Dick at the start, etc.
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Old 11-20-2023, 07:50 AM   #2571
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In the Batman title Batman of Zurr En-Arrh has emerged from Batman's psyche again while a demon Azsmer has taken possession of Batman in Detective Comics. Not to mention Catwoman is getting people together to stop The Orghams despite her part in being an unwitting pawn of Vandal Savage. The writers don't talk to each other as you have two different possessed Batman storylines going concurrently.

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Dick hasn't been Robin in the mainline comics since what...the early 80's? It's a little too late to think that when he hasn't been Robin for almost 40 years.

It's really only the cartoons and spinoffs that made it seem like Dick was Robin longer than he was. Like Dick in B:TAS, then Teen Titans 2003 Robin is Dick, and we got Young Justice Robin as Dick at the start, etc.
All I am stating is, if no one else is better than why settle for less iconic? I am enjoying him as the tertiary lead in World's Finest.
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Old 11-21-2023, 09:17 AM   #2572
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Looks like Wonder Woman's daughter is being teased as an adopted one, and her real mother is the amazon responsible for the bar massacre

Over in Nightwing, Dick's reform of Bludhaven is revealed to have been majory influenced behind the scenes by his ex girlfriend Bea, who's then stabbed by someone and thrown into the drink off a cliff while bleeding out.
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Old 11-21-2023, 12:21 PM   #2573
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Over in Nightwing, Dick's reform of Bludhaven is revealed to have been majorly influenced behind the scenes by his ex girlfriend Bea, who's then stabbed by someone and thrown into the drink off a cliff while bleeding out.
You could have put a spoiler there since I will not get my copy until tomorrow afternoon. I don't know why this Bea person could have just been left behind and forgotten about. Why attempt relevance? Dick Babs forever, she was just around when Grayson was amnesic. Easily dismissed.

Edit: Now having read it myself, I don't understand what means Bea means in that she is allowed Dick to make a philanthropic difference. Nothing gets done unless a pirate treasure keeper allows it? I don't get it. Well, anyway hopefully she is dead now so it won't matter despite weaving her into the narrative for whatever reason. Also, making him wear that open shirt is dumb. It does not seem pirate-like, it does not attract female readers just makes men roll their eyes.
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Old 11-25-2023, 12:46 AM   #2574
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You could have put a spoiler there since I will not get my copy until tomorrow afternoon.
Sorry 'bout that

I'm a bit more careless these days because I've stopped collecting most DC Comics.
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Old 11-25-2023, 07:53 AM   #2575
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Sorry 'bout that

I'm a bit more careless these days because I've stopped collecting most DC Comics.
I understand. I gave up on IDW, but I am enjoying World's Finest and Green Lantern. Nightwing is typically
uninteresting on his own, but I really enjoy this current run IF Heartless can be resolved. Detective Comics (is it just me or is it too similar to Batman title though this direction started first) and Flash are okay. I really enjoyed Jeremy Adams recuperating Wally West, but not sure why Spurrier is going for and concerned after all the good Adams did for Wally West.
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Sorry 'bout that

I'm a bit more careless these days because I've stopped collecting most DC Comics.
I understand. I gave up on IDW, but I am enjoying World's Finest and Green Lantern. Nightwing is typically
uninteresting on his own, but I really enjoy this current run IF Heartless can be resolved. Detective Comics (is it just me or is it too similar to Batman title though this direction started first) and Flash are okay. I really enjoyed Jeremy Adams recuperating Wally West, but not sure why Spurrier is going for and concerned after all the good Adams did for Wally West.

What DC do you still keep an eye on?
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What DC do you still keep an eye on?
Superman, I think William's run is a lot of fun and gives me Superman: TAS vibes, it's made me forget about the awful status quo with Jon because it barely uses him. I sort of headcanon that kid Jon's off to a special boarding school or something

World's Finest by Waid is great.

I love Taylor's Titans, though I don't like how they're cantering an event on Beast Boy, I like Gar, but it seems like Taylor is trying to tell a Swamp Thing story and just happens to be using Gar for it.

Nightwing is my favourite DC book right now. So much joy and fun.

So far I'm enjoying King's take on Wonder Woman. Hoping he hasn't walked back on Trinity with that revelation she could be adopted.

Flash was great until Spurrier got it. it's not bad, but he's giving Wally family drama and I can't be bothered with that.
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Old 12-06-2023, 07:43 PM   #2578
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https://leagueofcomicgeeks.com/comic...ilent-knight-1

Batman teams up with Santa Claus to stop Krampus on a serial killing spree? I had not heard about this before stopping by my LCS. It does seem a bit mislabeled as Batman when it's the Justice League and Santa Claus. This is interesting, it looks crazy fun and with either overly dark or woke agenda bring the norm it's a surprisingly refreshing miniseries!
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Old 12-26-2023, 03:24 PM   #2579
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Thoughts on Batman/Santa Claus: Silent Knight?

I was hoping Bea was brought back to be killed off as she is unnecessary and thus fodder that is expendable.

Minor spoiler related to Hal Jordan's title...

Kilowag who has been on Earth with Hal has been dead this whole time and the story which involves Hal and Sinestro that got him killed again will be told next issue.
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Kilowag who has been on Earth with Hal has been dead this whole time and the story which involves Hal and Sinestro that got him killed again will be told next issue.
They killed off Kilowog again? But they showed us before he and his people can't even really die. He was resurrected pretty easily.
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