Richard Willis replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"There is a Gold Rush town in California which originally was named Hangtown. Early in the Gold Rush, it was the third largest town in California, after San Francisco and Sacramento. (Los Angeles was tiny then) It changed its name to Placerville but…"
3 hours ago
Luis Olavo de Moura Dantas replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"Just pointing out that according to the recent Netflix series at least, Wednesday Adams is named after the verse of the nursery rhyme that says that "Wednesday's Child is full of woe".Of course, that is not unexpected given the situation."
4 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"I take it to mean...
...or, more succinctly, "Are you really that stupid or are you just pretending to be in order to piss me off because you think I am?""
6 hours ago
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"The Hellmouth in Buffy the Vampire Slayer was named Sunnydale, which didn’t seem to help much.
Good point. Of course, I could argue that the Hellmouth being in Sunnydale is irony, whereas the Hellmouth appearing in Poison Wells should be expected.…"
10 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"Captain Comics said:
I know I've said this a thousand times, but nobody should name their home Gamorra or Poison Wells or Hell's Gate or the all the terrible names you see in comics, or they should well expect that a terrible story is going to…"
11 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"I'm not sure I understand it!
I take it to mean, "Do you say ignorant things because you don't know any better and assume that I don't, either; or do you knowingly say ignorant things assuming that I, too, am as ignorant as you pretend to be in an…"
13 hours ago
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"I'm going to have to remember that.
I'm not sure I understand it!
I've been thinking some more about how the Amazos work, because it just seems like plot magic. Has Red Tornado just avoided the Amazos, or does android-on-android absorption not work…"
13 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
""Do you presume my ignorance in order tacitly to demonstrate your own... or do you flaunt your ignorance in hopes of blatantly provoking mine?"
I'm going to have to remember that."
17 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion 2000 AD and more! The Rebellion comics thread
"In last week's issue of 2000AD, a new strip debuted: Silver, by Mike Carroll and Joe Currie. It looks to be a good one. Set in England, circa 2001, the story opens on some grave-robbing: people are digging up the body of a baroness. Turns out she's…"
17 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"I've read the first arc of Dan Abnett's run on Earth 2: Society, through issue 12, and like I expected, it got a lot less muddled, and a lot more focused. The heroes are people you can root for again. There's distrust of the Wonders (as superheroes…"
18 hours ago
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"ABSOLUTE POWER: TASK FORCE VII #1
The Superman-analog Amazo — "Last Son” — is sent to find Billy Batson, Mary Bromfield and Black Adam. It’s confirmed that Wonder Woman lost her powers in Absolute Power #1, as did The Captain and Mary Marvel,…"
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Absolute Power
"Today, DC's next big initiative was announced for October: DC All-In. Part of it seems to be stemming from a realization Darkseid has in Absolute Power. I didn't even realize Darkseid would be in Absolute Power!In any event, it appears this event…"
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"I just watched episode 968, in which Carolyn's wedding plans to Jeb proceed apace. But also, Phillip fals to his death trying to kill Jeb at Widow's Hill! Angelique shows up and banishes Peter Bradford, and decides to kill Jeb herself! Then she…"
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Nice! I picked up that issue of Capt. Storm at a con last year!"
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"First of all, thanks for the 3 Dog Night song! It's been a while since I'd heard that, and it's a great groove.Speaking of grooves, I love the groovy Dark Shadows theme for the cartoon. Those character designs are incredible! And I love the addition…"
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"L'il Flappy!"
Sunday
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