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Did you ever think the Silver Age would end?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Jul 12, 2014. 112 Replies

Why did Marvel have 'split books' and DC had 'back ups'?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emerkeith Davyjack Mar 26, 2014. 79 Replies

DC artists that would have 'fit' into Marvel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Henry R. Kujawa Oct 27, 2012. 78 Replies

The issue four in team books

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr. Silver Age Jul 18, 2014. 25 Replies

 

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Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
"I'd say keep Plas the same and have people react to him like he's crazy. "He never listens to them...he knows that they're the fool..." Not everyone in the world is sarcastic, street smart, etc. Having some naive, friendly,…"
Nov 2, 2014
Fred W. Hill replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
"The problem with a character like Plastic Man is that IMO he worked best in his own reality as written and drawn by Jack Cole, with his unique mix of humorous adventure.  He certainly doesn't seem like a good fit for the…"
Nov 2, 2014
Randy Jackson replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion "I Wanna See a ____________ Movie!"
"I've always thought Sandman Mystery Theatre would make a great HBO TV series."
Aug 12, 2014
Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion "I Wanna See a ____________ Movie!"
"I would also love to see the Justice Society, only I have always pictured it as a mockumentary. Not that it would "mock" the JSA, but that it would be told in a faux documentary style, as though it really had happened in the…"
Aug 11, 2014
Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion "I Wanna See a ____________ Movie!"
"They trade recipes on how to get blood out of capes."
Aug 11, 2014
Jeff Walklin replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
"OW!! Anybody got some aspirin?"
Aug 11, 2014
Commander Benson replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
"Those of you here who remember the days when the Help Wanted section of the newspaper was divided into "jobs for men" and "jobs for women" raise your hands.  That is, if the rheumatism in your shoulder isn't acting up…"
Aug 11, 2014
Mr. Silver Age replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
" I can see Ma complaining to Sisty about what a bunch of chauvinist twits they were when she got home. That could almost be forgiven in the 1940s, even though women were taking over jobs as men went off to war. But even in the 1960s, WW was…"
Aug 11, 2014
Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion What other Golden Age revivals should there have been in the Silver Age?
"While it's not part of a series, The Upper Berth (1886) by Francis Marion Crawford opens with a meeting about to break up when one member, Brisbane, mentions that he once saw a ghost on a ship, then proceeds to tell the story."
Aug 10, 2014
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Premakes: The Avengers 1952

"I believe Thor is Hagan from Fritz Lang's Die Nibelungen. The guy playing Hawkeye looks like a silent film actor but don't know which one. This looks so much better than the movie we actually got. I'd buy the blueray of this, and I…"
Jul 31, 2014
Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"And while Thor had a costume he wasn't exactly a superhero, he was a supernatural being and therefore another monster. The X-Men were treated like freaks and Gorgon and Triton of the Inhumans were both monsters. Visually Triton was a great…"
Jul 29, 2014
Richard Willis replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"Mr. Silver Age said: I don't know if Goodman feared DC or if he (or Stan) wanted to hedge his bets. Marvel had been doing monster comics, so the FF was several people with weird powers battling monsters. They could possibly pick up the…"
Jul 29, 2014
Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"What business wouldn't enjoy having a competitor, as Mick Jagger put it, "Under my thumb.""
Jul 29, 2014
Mr. Silver Age replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"I'd think the opposite. Distributing a competitor's product seems just this side of colluding. There was plenty of other competition out there, so it's not like DC would need to show it was keeping a competitor…"
Jul 29, 2014
Emerkeith Davyjack replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"...I've often thought that the fact that the antitrust laws were more strongly enforced then had something to do with DC picking up Marvel's distribution ~ Cover for it/proof ~" See , Mr. Senator ! ""
Jul 29, 2014
Ron M. replied to Dandy Forsdyke's discussion Did Captain Flash kick off the Silver Age?
"It of course turned out they didn't need to worry about Dell, which was going to lose most of its series to Gold Key, which was going to make bad decisions (like not wanting strong characters or a unified universe) and finally disappear, while…"
Jul 29, 2014

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At 10:58pm on June 10, 2013, Kirk G gave Dandy Forsdyke a gift
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Here's a red ribbon for a survivor. Tonight is my 17th year at this job. I hope I can make it to 20!

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