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Subj: Re: Doctor Strange #1 - Buy it or risk bedevilment!
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 at 10:19:58 pm CDT (Viewed 197 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Doctor Strange #1 - Buy it or risk bedevilment!
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 at 01:52:39 pm CDT (Viewed 193 times)
When you're talking serial characters with decades of history, almost all of them have a long history of girlfriends. Even hard luck Peter Parker has a long string of beautiful women... it's a far cry from the characterization here as someone who is "a dog" and has so many casual relationships that his friends rag him about it. Women have been attracted to him, but it doesn't mean he's a Barney Stinson.
Plus, I think it doesn't really fit his basic nature which Aaron seems to miss. His origin wasn't just learning humility, It's a spiritual redemption story: it was learning obtaining enlightenment, sacrifice, and empathy. The whole point is he moved from a shallow, self-interested, self-indulgent person and transformed. The personality given here, from using his magic to read if a girl is into him, proclaiming he needs a drink, they miss a fundamental point of the character.
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