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darth-sinister

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Covenant

Subj: Re: Before ANYONE Tries To Straighten Out ANY Continuity...
Posted: Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 06:27:17 pm EST (Viewed 3 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Before ANYONE Tries To Straighten Out ANY Continuity...
Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 07:03:31 pm EST (Viewed 175 times)



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      DC did that in the 90's and it didn't matter. "Superman Returns" came out and they even had a storyline similar in concept but different in execution and it didn't matter. Marvel did that in 2000 with "X-Men" and 2002 with "Spider-Man" and it didn't matter. That's why we had "R.I.P.", "Civil War" and "Back In Black".



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    No, that would be doing controversial gimmicks purely for cash.


All comics are about making money. That's how they stay in business. However, two of the three stories I listed were part of larger storylines and not just money gimmicks. Sales also prove that events sell better than non-events.



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      It's the hype of the film that translated into sales in 79 and 89. DC and Marvel both did the research.



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    More like the surprise of there even being a comic book film.


Doubtful. The response of the day wasn't surprise, but rather how well done the films were based on both the trailers and then the final release.


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