"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,…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
" 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…"
"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."
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"...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 ! ""
"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…"