"I used to refer to Hawkman and Angel as "flying targets." Angel, especially, seemed to have no purpose outside of skeet shooting.
Still, useless in combat doesn't mean entirely useless. He could deliver packages or something really…"
"Jeff beat me to it. DAMN YOU JEFF PLACKMEIERRRRR! (Old man shakes fist at sky)
There are lot of options for second place. Maybe Stone Boy, who could become stone -- and immobile. Useless in a fight, and fair game for somebody with a drill or sledge…"
"The other reason all advertisers chase Males aged 18-34 is their potential for being lifelong customers. Advertising is not aimed (primarily) at the people who already are lifelong customers.
As a group, Males aged 18-34 have a high amount of…"
"The demographic that all advertisers are chasing is Males aged 18-34, who (presumably) want stories about and featuring people their age. It's why some shows with good ratings get canceled--they aren't reaching that target…"
By Andrew A. SmithTribune Content AgencySpring is when a young person’s fancy turns to TV schedules – and if you’re into geek culture, 2017 promises to be a fancy year indeed.A few genre shows have been canceled or reached their finales – NBC’s Powerless is a notable example – but most existing shows have been renewed. And they’re going to be joined by plenty more. Set your smart phone’s calendar for the following:…See More
"I was stunned when some book somewhere -- I think the first Angel and the Ape miniseries -- established that Sam Simeon (ha!) was from Gorilla City. Well, duh, of course he is! I had never even thought he needed explanation, so I never thought about…"
"My wife was out of town this weekend, so I caught up on some TCM movies.
* Gojira was really good. I had only seen the Raymond Burr version, but the original Japanese is much better, with actual pathos. And now I know where the eyepatch trope in…"
"Just watched Shadow of the Thin Man. Even as old as this is -- and show so cheaply -- there are still some gems to be found. But you have to overlook the eye-rolling "Mammy" who is the Charles' servant."
By Andrew A. SmithTribune Content Agency Are you as eager for Alien: Covenant as a face-hugger scuttling from its egg? As hungry for the latest “Alien” movie as a Xenomorph’s second set of jaws? Ready to explode into the theater May 19 like a chest-burster making his debut? Then you might be a candidate for the many Alien books published by Dark Horse Comics. Here’s a quick overview of the latest offerings: ALIENS 30TH ANNIVERSARY: THE ORIGINAL COMICS SERIES VOLUME 1 …See More
"So, Showcase #100 featured every character who had headlined Showcase.
What was the deal with JLA #144? Was it every character that had a series the month before Brave and Bold #28? Not sure that covers Rex the Wonder Dog."
Cap, a slight correction to your "Reprint Wishes" in CBG #1680. It was the Armorines that wore "Iron Man-type armor." The bodies of the H.A.R.D. Corps members were implanted with technology that would allow them to utilize one Harbinger power (such as strength or invulnerability) at a time. H.A.R.D. Corps #4 was my first Valiant book.