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Amph Batman in print and animation

Discussion in 'Community' started by Ender Sai, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I'll keep that in mind, but I do love Seanbaby's editorials.
     
  2. Penguinator

    Penguinator Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Those stories are also Elseworlds, which is basically a silly word that means "we don't care about normal continuity."
     
  3. Arawn_Fenn

    Arawn_Fenn Force Ghost star 7

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    SEANBABY!!! Now that's a name I haven't heard in a long time.
     
  4. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    He just wrote another article a couple of days ago on GTA V!! He hasn't been on there in a while though.
     
  5. Darth_Invidious

    Darth_Invidious Force Ghost star 6

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    Unfortunately, I don't. Great list though. I've been considering rebuilding my library and might as well do so with the Bat. Which would be the most reliable retailer as far as pricing and international shipping is concerned? I hate to rely on Amazon.
     
  6. darth-sinister

    darth-sinister Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    In most vampire lore, the person who becomes a vampire is no longer the same person that they were before hand. You can see this in all the versions of "Dracula", "From Dusk Til Dawn" and was a focal point in "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and "Angel". Batman becoming evil because of his vampirism falls right in line with.

    If you're looking for stores, there are plenty to be had.

    http://www.midtowncomics.com

    http://www.tfaw.com

    http://www.milehighcomics.com

    http://www.grahamcrackers.com

    Those are among the best in the biz. I don't use them since I'm fortunate enough to be have three stores, plus HPB. You can also use a store locator to see if you have one that's within driving distance, that you might not know about.
     
  7. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    But Batman is pure and has no limits or something!
     
  8. darth-sinister

    darth-sinister Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    This was before that started.
     
  9. Darth_Invidious

    Darth_Invidious Force Ghost star 6

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    I think I ordered from MIdtown back in the day, and definitely handwrote quite a few orders to Mile High. Glad to know those guys are still in business. I'll definitely check them out.
     
  10. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    Man, remember when Seanbaby wrote for EGM? Remember when EGM was a thing?

    Anyway. Batman etc.
     
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  11. Arawn_Fenn

    Arawn_Fenn Force Ghost star 7

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    Yes. That's my Seanbaby context.
     
  12. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Seanbaby convinced me not to read comics sadly.
     
  13. Volderon

    Volderon Jedi Master star 4

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    Has anyone else felt that the DC universe is already getting old after only 2-3 years? The fallout of forever evil probably won't be too good for the bat books and I just find myself getting more and more involved in Image Comics and dropping some of my DC titles like Justice League and Superman.
     
  14. darth-sinister

    darth-sinister Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    That's why I stopped before the reboot and given the cluster**** that has followed, it seems to have been a wise decision. There's a nice stopping point for the Superman and Batman titles, which worked out nicely for me.
     
  15. Volderon

    Volderon Jedi Master star 4

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    It's already so polluted with retcons and bad decisions when that should NOT be the case. How hard is it to have a vision for an entire company line of comics and then execute it? There is no excuse for not being able to plan ahead. Meet with the creators and say ok this is whats going to happen for the year. There's no need to rush anything, which is what I feel like they're doing, "oh see this! This is really cool! Oh oh! And this too! See look!" NO!

    Let each characters mythology ferment and then let stories organically flow. Thats why I am beginning to like Image more. Rant over. Sorry.
     
  16. Penguinator

    Penguinator Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    If they'd planned it all out a bit more beyond having it tie into Flashpoint, maybe it could be stronger. Even then, though, they've said time and time again they wanted to creators to feel free from continuity - except then editorial has been messing with the process too often.

    That said, the Bat titles are pretty free of that meddling, and Zero Year feels like the way the whole DCU reboot should have been.
     
  17. Volderon

    Volderon Jedi Master star 4

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    Agreed Zero Year is good but the way they treated Dick Grayson is bad from the start of the New 52. And the fallout from Forever Evil is going to affect the bat books so I'm not really looking forward to that. It's just becoming a big mess because the editors and management want big wow factor moments such as possibly a new Nightwing after Forever Evil.

    If I had to pick two comics from DC it would probably be Batman and Action Comics by Greg Pak (for as long as he writes it which, let's face it, probably won't be long because DC has ruined Supermans writers so far in the New 52).
     
  18. darth-sinister

    darth-sinister Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think the problem is that it isn't so much editorial as it is the higher ups wanting things to go a certain way.
     
  19. darth-sinister

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    Edit: Double Post.