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    Today, 06:36 AM
    I havent read many reviews of it, so i guess you're right. I said "overrated" when i guess i meant "way too successful than it deserves", which is a...
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    Today, 06:35 AM
    Thanks for the answer.
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    Today, 04:19 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    True, and I doubt he was surprised that some interpreted it unfavorably. Someone always will, right? With Wonder Woman, anything she does can be...
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    Today, 04:08 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Yes--and wasn't that cool? The minotaur, personifying rage and violence, doesn't seem to be someone the gods can defeat with rage, violence and...
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    Today, 01:12 AM
    And now you're "shaming" Gina Carano. I am not disagreeing with what you're saying, but why is legitimate critic on an actress'es looks "shaming"...
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    Today, 12:37 AM
    Dr. Hurt replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    My feelings exactly.
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    Today, 12:33 AM
    Dr. Hurt replied to a thread Alan Moore's Glory in Wonder Woman
    He was looking for his wallet?
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    Today, 12:32 AM
    The whole movie was painted in blood and body parts. Mera gave us the most gruesome kills. I dont think they really cared about characterisation or...
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    Today, 12:25 AM
    Marston WW's spunk, fun and campiness + Rucka WW's idealism + Azzarello WW's courage and heart.
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    Today, 12:23 AM
    Then what's the point of all this?
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    Yesterday, 12:46 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    I think the bracelets have the power to summon or generate weapons--not really the same thing as carrying a concealed weapon. I have the power to...
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    Yesterday, 11:58 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    The nice thing about swords coming out of her braclets is that she does not need to walk around with a sword--and she rarely did so in Azz's run...
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    Yesterday, 04:50 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Ares in 23 was able to summon an army of soldiers from the dead. Wonder Woman just may not have learned how to do that yet; as others have noted, she...
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    Yesterday, 12:48 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    It's not. Ares' extreme aggressiveness can be seen as hypermasculine whether it's in the service of an evil cause or a good cause. And even if...
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    03-02-2015, 07:46 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Fair enough! I didn't mean to suggest that you were wrong not to like it; that would be like trying to convince someone they're wrong to like vanilla...
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    03-01-2015, 05:27 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    It's hard to say; since he didn't really try to do that, there's no way to know how it would have turned out. The downside, I think, is that the...
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    03-01-2015, 12:55 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Oh, I see what you're saying. I just don't agree. It's not so much causative as it is definitional. War-like ferocity was, culturally, a...
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    03-01-2015, 08:46 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    It's a fair question, and I do think that without the backstory in which Zeus rips the Firstbor from Hera's arms, something important would be...
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    03-01-2015, 07:09 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    I don't think that the Amazons' ancient motivations were, or needed to be, "the point"; I found it pretty much a given, deep in the background, that...
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    03-01-2015, 06:49 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    double post
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    03-01-2015, 06:23 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Nothing wrong with masculinity as such. But by hyper-masculinity, I mean an extreme form of traditionally masculine traits, like the violent...
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    02-28-2015, 07:32 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    "Necessarily"? No, of course not; there's no doubt that a bad writer could make bad stories out of good conflicts. In general, though, stories are...
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    02-28-2015, 11:17 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Honestly, I'm just talking about Paglia because the Marquesse brought her up. I do think tht the Amazons can in effect serve as a parody of Paglia's...
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    02-28-2015, 10:10 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    I'm an American man, and I don't see feminism that way. He might be caricaturing Paglia's and the Mens' Rights Activists' misconceptions about...
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    02-27-2015, 05:05 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    The Amazons may represent what Paglia or MRA people think feminists would inevitably become; but Azz's run shows that they belong to the past, not to...
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    02-27-2015, 04:11 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    It depends on whether you think independence and autonomy are important attributes to have. They are skilled and they may be content on the surface,...
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    02-27-2015, 01:57 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    Except that in Wonder Woman these "embittered, inhospitable, uber-masculine women" are not modern feminists or modern anything, but relics of a...
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    02-27-2015, 12:49 PM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    It didn't, really. He certainly didn't go on with innuendo she was actually warning him about. After issue 19, she yells at him in 21 when he think...
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    02-27-2015, 10:29 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    You did indeed, and I pointed out that it's not so. We seems to be going in circles--but, just to remind you, she protested more than once: she walks...
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    02-27-2015, 07:43 AM
    Silvanus replied to a thread Diana As God of War in Wonder Woman
    I think we have to separate the questions "is this offensive to feminism?" and "is this offensive to Amazon fans?" It's not the same question,...
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