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Subj: Re: Batman RIP: Synopsis/Spoilers?
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 07:09:53 am EST (Viewed 280 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Batman RIP: Synopsis/Spoilers?
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 12:38:58 am EST


> I wasn't talkin' real real, just closer to real than your average superhero.

Even the "average superhero" sets the top of the bellcurve so gigh that the "real" aspect of things

> Secret Empire? I feel so old and out of touch..with the crap that is going on out there...or am I senile? is "the secret empire" pre 1990? I doubt it.

Then you'd be wrong \:\) The Secret Empire debuted in 1966 and has been around ever since ( http://www.marvel.com/universe/Secret_Empire )

> As for Iron man's armor, ofcourse it is more far out than we can really accomplish, but it is closer to reality than most comic book heroes.

How? No country on earth has developed personal armour/assault systems, still less with flight capability.

> Extremis armor? what a lame name, I can't believe how much wasted paper these new writers are gobblin' up for us to waste our money on.

So don't buy it.

> I do appreciate your points, but I don't see how Frank Castle stalkin' Spidey or Hulk makes HIM any less believable...I miss the old days.

Because the notion that he wouldn't have been hunted down and stopped by all the heroes who would long since have stopped anyone else who has killed the number of people he has, never mind the Police, is ridiculous. He only gets a pass by editorial fiat and that get's more and more absurd with each time it's used.


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