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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Wolter » 16 Mar 2017, 3:43am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
09 Mar 2017, 9:06am
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That writer is a total goon based on his twitter.
Oh? What's the scoop? All I know is that the storyline moves at a snail's pace and isn't interesting whatsoever.
He basically has responded to numerous and extensive critiques of his story by accusing them of all being disingenuous liars who are just doing it for Patreon money. He says his stories can't be racist/reactionary because he's a liberal who writes a black character. When Richard Spencer got punched, he roundly chided everyone cheering that for being just as bad as Nazis themselves. He's a real asshead.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Mar 2017, 6:17am

Wolter wrote:
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He says his stories can't be racist/reactionary because he's a liberal who writes a black character.
Man, have liberals learned zilch since the 60s? Cos that sounds like the same oblivious reaction of white liberals to black power protests.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Wolter » 16 Mar 2017, 10:29am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 6:17am
Wolter wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 3:43am
He says his stories can't be racist/reactionary because he's a liberal who writes a black character.
Man, have liberals learned zilch since the 60s? Cos that sounds like the same oblivious reaction of white liberals to black power protests.
It's almost the exact same spiel Peter Parker was giving in the late 60s when 40ish Stan Lee couldn't fathom hippies.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Mar 2017, 11:15am

Wolter wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 10:29am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 6:17am
Wolter wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 3:43am
He says his stories can't be racist/reactionary because he's a liberal who writes a black character.
Man, have liberals learned zilch since the 60s? Cos that sounds like the same oblivious reaction of white liberals to black power protests.
It's almost the exact same spiel Peter Parker was giving in the late 60s when 40ish Stan Lee couldn't fathom hippies.
In some respects, I appreciate guys like Frank Miller who present an unambiguously fascist take on the genre. There isn't that awkward attempt to have one's cake and eat it. When you're a white guy lecturing a historically marginalized people on how to behave while making a living in a genre whose fundamental rule validates the idea of violence as a means of achieving justice, you likely haven't worked thru the knots in the string.

Being a liberal, quite frankly, is a tough position to take because it is laced with contradictions regarding the positions of the individual and the group, of liberty for state power, of civic duty and personal ambition. It's not impossible to reconcile how you privilege these things, I imagine, but I rarely get the sense that liberals treat any of this stuff as difficult, that it's apparently common sense and anyone with half a brain would be a liberal. I disagree with mid-century liberal intellectuals on a lot of things, but at least they understood that occupying the centre was a challenge, that it was easier to seek purity on the extremes than wrestle complexity and contradiction in the middle.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Kory » 16 Mar 2017, 6:30pm

Wolter wrote:
16 Mar 2017, 3:39am
Inder wrote:
15 Mar 2017, 8:40pm
Meanwhile the guy writing Captain America has made Cap a Nazi and has Sam Wilson chide protestors for their potential violence.
In a weird bit of serendipity, Anthony Mackie also said that trump was for the working man (though this turned out to be a joke he made in-character from one of his recent films).
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

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St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
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Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 28 Mar 2017, 9:21am

You can have your Spider-man cartoon theme. I'll take the Hulk's pedestrian weirdness.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Apr 2017, 9:52am

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Post by Dr. Medulla » 06 May 2017, 7:55am

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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Wolter » 06 May 2017, 8:21am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
06 May 2017, 7:55am
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I hate when comics have bad flow between speech balloons.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by tepista » 09 May 2017, 3:32pm

Lynda Carter was always known for being 2/3 legs and flat chested.

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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Dr. Medulla » 09 May 2017, 3:36pm

And wearing Kareem's goggles in day to day life.
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Kory » 12 May 2017, 4:17pm

Wolter wrote:
06 May 2017, 8:21am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
06 May 2017, 7:55am
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I hate when comics have bad flow between speech balloons.
Unfortunately, Moebius is guilty of this, but it's a small price to pay.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
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Re: Flex and Wolter's Den of Nerdly Awesomeness

Post by Dr. Medulla » 07 Jul 2017, 3:00pm

Stan Lee's wife of some 70 years, Joan, just died. John Byrne's response? "Sad. Stan will follow soon, I expect." He remains mystified why so many people think he's a total asshole.
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