"Scorn and abuse ain't censorship. Abuse (in the sense of death threats, doxxing, rape threats, etc.) is objectionable but scorn is a reasonable response to things someone feels are scornful (whether or not I agree with their assessment)."
"Baron, when I first read JLA #30, I had zero knowledge of any of the characters. As the story made no reference to secret identities I assumed the JLA sat around their cave all the time just being Superman, Batman, etc. At five years old that was no…"
""The Masked Manhunter virtually took over Justice League of America and The Brave and the Bold."
Case in point, he took up a third of JLA #50 as a Batman and Robin adventure. Then when the JLA members who weren't in that issue explain…"
"No argument with any of your interpretations, even on the questions where they worked against me. I must respectfully disagree with the Earth-Three story being worse than JLA 55-56. Even allowing for bias (#30 was my first comic book ever).
"Completely disagree with you on Damage's origins. I loved the idea of Vandal Savage using him as a kind of composite metagene test (not the whole DNA, just the metagene). And it seemed clear to me that the mix didn't mean he inherited…"
"No, that was Gerard Jones deciding he was a little older than some of his colleagues. Then Geoff Johns retconned it into a sign of Parallax getting into him.
I don't find it the age thing that strange. As their Golden Age adventures were canon,…"
"Me too. But then I was reading a flashback issue in Dan Jurgens 1990s Teen Titans run that absolutely nailed the style of their late Silver Age/early Bronze Age period. And it sank in that this was as ancient to a tween as WW2 was to me back at the…"
"Hence Roy Thomas eventually establishing the super-slow aging courtesy of Ian Karkull.
Looking back I find it interesting that settling down, getting married and going on with normal life was considered a valid reason for the JSA to quit. These days…"