Dave Elyea
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  • Cheboygan, MI
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Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Someone explain this to me
"The fact is that heroes with swords only look cool when they're fighting opponents with swords--that's why the Swordsman vs. Valkyrie fight in the Avengers-Defenders War was a high point for both characters.  As for the shield, the…"
Apr 14
Dave Elyea replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Supergirl' Season 3
"It could also be a factor that, while the "old school" networks have three hours of prime time to fill seven nights a week, the CW only has two hours of prime time to fill (the 10-11 o'clock spot is left to the local affiliates) five…"
Feb 10
Dave Elyea replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Supergirl' Season 3
"And Mal Duncan has changed his name to Jimmy Olsen."
Feb 2
Dave Elyea replied to Captain Comics's discussion The Captain Re-Reads 'Avengers'
"I'm pretty sure that they didn't get names until Simonson was writing them, altho that said, "Amora" sounds more like Stan Lee, if only because it's a Latin-based name applied to a supposedly Norse goddess, while…"
Feb 1
Dave Elyea replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion When did Superboy first meet General Zod?
"Actually, Weisinger was quite prone to recycling storylines, plot points & moral dilemmas in his stories, as long as they were published roughly ten years apart, on the theory that anyone who read the first story would no longer be reading comic…"
Jan 27
Dave Elyea replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion When did Superboy first meet General Zod?
"I was also puzzled by the complete lack of Zod in the Superman Encyclopedia, but upon reflection, it occurred to me that, until the first Richard Donner Superman movie, Zod had been a Superboy foe more than a Superman enemy, and the Adventures of…"
Jan 27
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Villains that stayed reformed
"As I recall, Moondragon actually started out as a villain called Madame McEvil before morphing into the morally ambiguous mostly hero we're more familiar with today."
Jan 16
Dave Elyea replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"Oops, I mistyped--it's Major Liberty, not Major Victory, and he and the Defender were reprinted in the first USA Comics Masterworks collection, along with heavy hitters like Roko the Amazing & Chauncey Throttlebottom: the Vagabond!"
Jan 11
Dave Elyea replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"I really wish DC had (and still wish they would) reprinted entire Golden Age issues instead of just certain features--certainly, an All-American Comics Archives series starring Green Lantern would have been easier to sell than volumes devoted to…"
Jan 8
Dave Elyea replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"I had no idea that the Harlequin had appeared in so many stories, or even that Molly had appeared in stories in which she never appeared in costume--it makes sense that Alan's secretary would be a consistent figure at least in the background of…"
Jan 7
Dave Elyea replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"I've always wanted to see an "Injustice Society" collection, featuring the non-All-Star Comics adventures of villains like Vandal Savage, Harlequin, Huntress, Icicle, Sportsmaster, Solomon Grundy, and let's throw in the Shade…"
Jan 6
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Ranking the Silver Age Legion of Super Heroes
"That aspect actually bothered me more in Marvel's Civil War than it did in the Legion (if only because, no matter what they said, it was obvious that Karate Kid had some sort of genuine super-human ability going on, in much the same way the…"
Dec 13, 2017
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Ranking the Silver Age Legion of Super Heroes
"The thing that gets overlooked with Wonder Woman's status in the JSA is that under their original rules, any hero that got promoted to their own solo title was automatically "promoted" to honorary membership, the status Superman &…"
Oct 26, 2017
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Ranking the Silver Age Legion of Super Heroes
"With the Color Kid/Kryptonite business, we can't really guess what the Kid's power does without figuring out what the deal is with the rainbow varieties of kryptonite in the first place.  As I understand it, when Krypton blew up,…"
Oct 26, 2017
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Do Kryptonians feel bullets?
"Presumably, in the continuity where Krypton was a "Planet of Supermen", the bulk of the buildings and such would have been made out of some super-durable S/F material (Inertron-K, perhaps?) so that they wouldn't have to worry about…"
Oct 22, 2017
Dave Elyea replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Do Kryptonians feel bullets?
"Obviously, the super-powered strands of Krytonian hair actually slice thru any Earth blade that comes in contact with them, destroying the scissors.  Or not.  Still, that answer would totally have fit in an old Superman letter column."
Oct 20, 2017

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