• misslane's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    One of my favorite videos is this one that uses a quote from It's Superman! to narrate a multiverse tribute:
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    Yesterday, 05:31 PM
    As far as I know, we don't have a definitive age for Jimmy in the New 52. While he's definitely more of a peer than he has been in the past, that...
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    Yesterday, 09:38 AM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    It's hard to take someone seriously who doesn't grasp the basic purpose of symbolism and characterization. Um, I didn't say Wraith wasn't...
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    07-22-2014, 08:55 PM
    Yes, there are. Except Brainiac says that Wonder Woman is irrelevant to him. Brainiac wasn't behind any of the emotional attack on Wonder...
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    07-22-2014, 08:34 PM
    Not at all, actually. YMMV. Wait, since when was the most recent pain the pain with the most potential to wound, and since when did a villain...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-22-2014, 08:26 PM
    It fits the description of a catfight more than it doesn't fit. It's two women fighting ineffectually in a way that puts them in competition with one...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-22-2014, 08:11 PM
    Sorry, no, you're simply incorrect. Wikipedia defines a catfight as "a term for an altercation between two women, often characterized as involving...
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    07-22-2014, 08:01 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Then it's a good thing there are multiple subplots and other characters to carry it.
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    07-22-2014, 07:25 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Wraith's lack of personality and dimensionality is purposeful and wonderfully symbolic. Wraith is what someone with Superman's powers becomes after...
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    07-22-2014, 07:09 PM
    You're being far too literal. Catfight is a broad term that applies to two women fighting over men or something trivial. It was not a psychic...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-22-2014, 06:55 PM
    The conversation was sexist because the only way Soule could imagine two women could fight in a dramatically compelling way was to somehow make their...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-22-2014, 04:02 PM
    The difference between sexism in a comic and a sexist comic is how the text treats the sexism. Orion's sexist ways were neither glorified nor...
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    07-21-2014, 06:34 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Huh? The issue follows right on the heels of the previous one where Edge offered to buy the blog because of the Lane scoop. Cat is over at Clark's...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-21-2014, 05:35 PM
    I find valid analogies always enrich discussion. Your mileage may vary. Note I didn't say anything about abandoning exploring Superman's...
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    07-21-2014, 05:27 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Edge witnessed Clark's insubordinate outburst firsthand, but he also has seen how much of Clark's commitment to providing the public with the news...
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    07-21-2014, 04:30 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    I don't know, but that's the impression Lobdell gave as he was wrapping up his run and the blog arc. Specifically, Superman 27-28 suggested that with...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-21-2014, 02:54 PM
    I don't know if there's one person, group of people, or corporation is Superman's biggest problem. I suppose Grant Morrison got closest to analyzing...
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    07-20-2014, 02:31 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    It was a successful story that Edge felt threatened by because he thought it was a promise of something more down the road. Since Clark has failed to...
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    07-20-2014, 01:35 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Edge would not want to rehire Clark for other reasons. Edge wouldn't want to rehire Clark because he has proven to be an unproductive journalist and...
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    07-19-2014, 11:51 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Edge doesn't know Clark is gunning for him. What he knows is that Clark quit in a huff right around the time Lois moved in with her superstar...
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    07-19-2014, 10:51 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    It's not a done deal yet. And I hope it's not a fait accompli because it completely undermines her as a character. Like I said, Clark should be...
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    07-19-2014, 10:13 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    You absolutely can combat a corrupt corporation from the inside. Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama, The Newsroom, has based its entire three season run on...
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    07-19-2014, 12:13 PM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    The Daily Planet represents something big and powerful that can be corrupted. So, to tell a story that it profound and consistent with Superman's...
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    07-19-2014, 12:01 PM
    Smallville Cyborg with elements of Teen Titans Cyborg and some New 52 Cyborg is a perfect way he to introduce the characters. Particularly because...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-19-2014, 10:23 AM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    I just wrote why in the part of my post you didn't bold. The Daily Planet shouldn't be abandoned if it is corrupted because it symbolically clashes...
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    07-19-2014, 09:55 AM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    Lois corrupted by Brainiac and Superman corrupted by Doomsday, but with people still believing in them instead of abandoning them, are apt parallels...
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  • misslane's Avatar
    07-19-2014, 07:05 AM
    Adventures of Superman (the digital-first series) did a wonderful job of alternating between different facets of Superman's character and showed off...
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    07-19-2014, 06:57 AM
    misslane replied to a thread Superman's Motives in Superman
    I'm not sure what you mean. Even if Byrne's Superman didn't specifically frame his motivation as wanting to prevent history from repeating itself, on...
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    07-19-2014, 06:51 AM
    misslane replied to a thread preview: Superman #33 in Superman
    That's why it's best, in my opinion, to try to link the superhuman, sci-fi, or fantasy threats to some sort of human level evil or corruption (e.g....
    92 replies | 2739 view(s)
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