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John Dunbar replied to Captain Comics's discussion The Captain Re-Reads 'Avengers'
"Fred, by "impressive" I meant he acquitted himself well in this story, fighting individual Avengers to a standstill or even defeating them.  You're correct that he was Amora's stooge here but he sure didn't see himself…"
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John Dunbar replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Randy Jackson reads the Golden Age Wonder Woman
"Sadly, I don't have anything to read along with.  The WW Golden Age TPB that came out recently is on my want list though.  Thanks for starting this thread Randy, this story sounds like fun. A couple of questions if I may:- Why did you…"
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John Dunbar replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"As Luke said, I started a thread several years ago - "Some random thoughts on Essential FF Vol 1".  It was unfocused, I stopped and re-started it at least once, didn't say much at all about several issues, and didn't…"
Wednesday
John Dunbar replied to Captain Comics's discussion The Captain Re-Reads 'Avengers'
"This Power Man was one of those villains that was impressive in his first outing, and was less so in subsequent appearances.  He was usually part of a group, a lackey, or both.  Considering his power level being akin to Wonder Man, this is…"
Wednesday
Luke Blanchard replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"You might be thinking of this one."
Wednesday
Philip Portelli replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"Well, I wrote about FANTASTIC FOUR #6 here! Fantastic Four Fantastic Four #1-102, FF Annual #1-6 I could have sworn we had a discussion thread of the early Fantastic Four, but I haven't been able to find it."
Wednesday
Randy Jackson replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"Same here."
Wednesday
Richard Willis replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"Fantastic FourFantastic Four #1-102, FF Annual #1-6 I could have sworn we had a discussion thread of the early Fantastic Four, but I haven't been able to find it."
Wednesday
John Dunbar replied to John Dunbar's discussion Thoughts on possible future re-reading threads
"Fantastic Four Fantastic Four #1-102, FF Annual #1-6 All issues by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee In my opinion, Fantastic Four is the cream of the crop of Silver Age Marvel.  The early stuff can be a bit rough at times and the quality did take a…"
Wednesday
John Dunbar replied to Captain Comics's discussion The Captain Re-Reads 'Avengers'
"AVENGERS 21 (OCT 65) "The Bitter Taste of Defeat!" Written with the usual Stan Lee madness! Drawn with the usual Don Heck magnificence! Inked with the usual Wally Wood magic! Lettered with the usual Artie Simek mistakes! Cover by Jack…"
Wednesday
Luke Blanchard replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"Apparently the contents of Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway vol. 1 are miscellaneous stories Conway wrote in the 1970s/early 1980s for Batman-related titles, and the start of his run on Detective Comics (Detective Comics #497-#499,…"
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"It would be good if that Superboy & the Legion hardcover went all the way up to 259; 258 is the first part of a two-parter."
Tuesday
Luke Blanchard replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
""Supergirl" appeared in Action Comics #252-#376 (1959-1969). That's not quite as many issues as it sounds, as the run included reprint giants. It replaced the long-running "Tommy Tomorrow" and became the sole co-feature…"
Tuesday
John Dunbar replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"Lots of great collections there.  I'm especially excited about the LSH, JLA, and Flash collections. Also, coming out in July is the 2nd hardcover volume of Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes.  The first volume was released…"
Tuesday
John Dunbar replied to John Dunbar's discussion DC's Omnibus line - Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age collections
"Upcoming: Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol 5 comes out Jan 24, collecting Action 86-105. Superman 34-43. and Superman stories from World's Finest #19-25. Batman: The Golden Age TPB Vol 4 comes out Feb 14, collecting Detective…"
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Comment Wall (8 comments)

At 11:46am on February 11, 2010, Larfleeze said…
Thanks for the invite!
At 9:41am on June 9, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, John.
At 5:20pm on June 9, 2011, Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod) said…
Happy Birthday John
At 4:26pm on September 16, 2012, Tracy of Moon-T said…
Congratulations on Moderator!
At 3:13pm on June 23, 2013, Richard Mantle said…

thanks for the invite!

 

At 11:25pm on June 25, 2013, Detective 445 said…
Hey John. How've you been?
At 10:14am on August 18, 2013, Philip Portelli said…

Hello John,

I may be out of line here but in regards with your exchange with Mark, we both know how he feels about Marvel now. We've both know that his opinion has not and probably will not change though I hope it does. Despite previous advice, I have no doubt that he will continue to comment on how "evil" the Marvel heroes are whenever he can.

However, he has had some medical problems and he has left here before thinking no one wants him here. That's something that I am hoping to avoid. I'm not blaming you for ANYTHING, let me make that clear. I am only trying to prevent another round of the same debate that apparently caused hard feelings before.

You won't change his mind and challenging him about it will only make him defensive, as past interactions show us. If steered clear from the topic of Marvel's Post-Civil War period, he seems happier.

Anyway, that's my two cents. Again I'm not faulting you at all. Merely trying to keep the peace, as they say.

With all respect and best wishes,

Philip

At 12:21am on September 2, 2013, Julian Gift said…

Hello John. Thank you for the invitation for friendship. What comic books are you reading?

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