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Forum: General/About Us Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Trey Strain
Stan created super-heroes who weren't perfect,...

Stan created super-heroes who weren't perfect, who had the same issues as everyone else. That's his enduring innovation.
Forum: General/About Us Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 82,316
Posted By Trey Strain
I just don't know what to say about this. ...

I just don't know what to say about this.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-criticized-breastfeeding-9-year-old-nice-child-control-222342147.html
Forum: Sector 0 11-10-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
I'm not addressing this to any person, but if you...

I'm not addressing this to any person, but if you think Green Lantern sucked before Geoff Johns, or if you think it sucked before Kyle Rayner, then you're entitled to think so, but there's nothing I...
Forum: Videos 11-09-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By Trey Strain
Jackie DeShannon -- When You Walk In The Room

Written by Jackie, with Glen Campbell on guitar.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coeGiXv7jJs
Forum: General/About Us 11-08-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
He lived with his mother. He might have been...

He lived with his mother. He might have been another Incel.

https://abc7news.com/thousand-oaks-shooting-suspect-what-we-know/4645948/
Forum: Videos 11-08-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Trey Strain
Bimbo's Initiation -- 1931

Wanna be a member? Wanna be a member?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFrBG4xyaF8
Forum: General/About Us 11-07-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 82,316
Posted By Trey Strain
Oh my goodness. ...

Oh my goodness.

https://dailynews.news/pennsylvania-man-threatened-to-shoot-up-polling-place-when-he-learned-he-wasnt-registered-to-vote/
Forum: Sector 0 11-07-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Trey Strain
He found a way to screw up the property that...

He found a way to screw up the property that nobody could have anticipated with his, "I'm going to create my very own teen Lantern!" So I have to wonder whether he's going to screw up Arisia too.
Forum: General/About Us 11-06-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
Another Incel. ...

Another Incel.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/did-florida-yoga-studio-gunman-190820682.html
Forum: Sector 0 11-03-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
You would still need to specify that the stuff...

You would still need to specify that the stuff that made the Earth Lanterns look bad never happened, because some people would be too stupid to get that and would assume that it happened.
Forum: Sector 0 11-03-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
That is the definition of Geoffconning. And...

That is the definition of Geoffconning.

And he does it for no reason except to put his mark on everything he writes, just as a dog marks its territory by urinating on its surroundings.
Forum: Sector 0 11-03-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Just take out that bad stuff that I mentioned. ...

Just take out that bad stuff that I mentioned. Oh, and Baz, Cruz and that teen Lantern too, in case anyone thinks they're not bad.
Forum: General/About Us 11-01-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By Trey Strain
Fail! She looks too good to pull that off. ...

Fail! She looks too good to pull that off. Kathy Griffin looks like a drag queen.
...
Forum: Sector 0 10-31-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Six percent is Comichron's estimate. I tend to...

Six percent is Comichron's estimate. I tend to believe them.

Something else -- a reboot shouldn't be about a writer "getting creative" and adding things. It's not about him. It's about taking...
Forum: Sector 0 10-31-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Go on any message board and see how long it takes...

Go on any message board and see how long it takes for someone to dredge up Hal and Arisia, Batman beating up Guy, and John screwing up and getting a planet destroyed. It never takes long. Nobody...
Forum: General/About Us 10-31-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By Trey Strain
When someone who has worked on a show for a long...

When someone who has worked on a show for a long time gets fired, it's often because the ratings are down and the show isn't as profitable as it once was. Then the people who are getting paid a lot...
Forum: Sector 0 10-31-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
The advantage of doing it with a reboot is that...

The advantage of doing it with a reboot is that just not mentioning it doesn't get rid of it. A lot of people will assume that it still happened. You have to tell them explicitly that it didn't. ...
Forum: Sector 0 10-31-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Digital sales account for six percent of total...

Digital sales account for six percent of total comics sales, and they have for a long time. Digital is the future of comics that never arrives.
Forum: Sector 0 10-31-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Anyone who says Kyle is too big for Titans needs...

Anyone who says Kyle is too big for Titans needs to realize that the person who fights for the last dollar often ends up with nothing. Titans isn't going anywhere. Its sales are stable and have...
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
The problem isn't being an old fart. The problem...

The problem isn't being an old fart. The problem is catering to old farts. No industry does that so doggedly as the comics industry does.
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Well, how about this: Everything that has...

Well, how about this:

Everything that has ever made Hal, Guy, John or Kyle look bad needs to go.

That's actually a lot of stuff, and there's no way to get rid of it except with a reboot.
...
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
There is just no need to keep that stuff. ...

There is just no need to keep that stuff.

Yes, old farts make up a lot of the audience, but that's simply because DC keeps catering to them and doesn't move forward. The old farts are always...
Forum: General/About Us 10-29-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 18,784
Posted By Trey Strain
Wow! My respect for this guy just went WAY up! ...

Wow! My respect for this guy just went WAY up! America is overrun with idiots who watch these idiot shows he's criticizing. And nobody will tell them how idiotic they are because there's money to...
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Part of the problem is that the message boards...

Part of the problem is that the message boards are dominated by old farts who are invested in every detail of the past and will throw wild fits if any of it gets dumped. And when they yell, DC...
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
Well, just look at some of that stuff. Did the...

Well, just look at some of that stuff. Did the Superman story that guest starred JFK "really happen?" Or the one with the wrestler Antonino Rocca? Or those early JSA stories that were so laughably...
Forum: Sector 0 10-29-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
"Everything happened" is a silly idea. Nobody...

"Everything happened" is a silly idea. Nobody thinks that "everything happened" in Superman or Batman.

Reboot, reboot, reboot!
Forum: General/About Us 10-28-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
I once had a business relationship with a crew of...

I once had a business relationship with a crew of workers whose foreman was a real jerk. One day I asked one of the workers, "Why does he treat you guys that way?" And he said, "His wife probleh...
Forum: General/About Us 10-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
Sure. But as awful as that stuff is, you can at...

Sure. But as awful as that stuff is, you can at least grasp the motivation. Incels often do really crazy things against people who never did anything to them, or that's vastly out of proportion to...
Forum: General/About Us 10-28-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 82,316
Posted By Trey Strain
I can't vouch for Samantha Stevenson, but...

I can't vouch for Samantha Stevenson, but Samantha Stevens was a real witch.

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/10/28/samantha-stevenson-charged-under-witchcraft-provisions_a_23574212/
Forum: General/About Us 10-28-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
Incels weren't born with the internet. They've...

Incels weren't born with the internet. They've always been part of human society. If you look back at the most outlandish crimes in history, you'll notice that quite a few of them were committed by...
Forum: General/About Us 10-28-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 17,140
Posted By Trey Strain
It sounds like this guy is yet another Incel. ...

It sounds like this guy is yet another Incel. They're responsible for a lot of the insane stuff that happens, and people need to start paying attention to what's going on with them.
...
Forum: Games & Humor 10-28-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Trey Strain
Double post.

Double post.
Forum: Games & Humor 10-28-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Trey Strain
Men don't care about the "scandal" over how...

Men don't care about the "scandal" over how Justin Bieber eats burritos. And they especially don't care what Chrissy Teigen thinks about it. Men might wonder why he apparently cuts his own hair...
Forum: Sector 0 10-27-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
I pretty much agree with that, except that I...

I pretty much agree with that, except that I think Hal can sell a comic better than Kyle can. Hal is not a franchise carrier, but if you'd get him back to his roots on Earth, he'd do OK. Johns...
Forum: Sector 0 10-27-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,426
Posted By Trey Strain
If Kyle were popular, then he wouldn't need a...

If Kyle were popular, then he wouldn't need a popular writer to sell a comic. But you say that's what he needs, and you're right about that. Then the comic would be about the writer and not about...
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