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Old 02-12-2018, 08:02 PM   #8
Mister Ed
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Originally Posted by Space Cop View Post
^That's true, but that's not just this issue; that's typical of the last decade plus of GL where bad guys seem to be able to just overpower constructs. Properly, Hal should just will a shield strong enough for Kryptonians and it should hold unless he loses concentration or doubts himself.
Yeah, it definitely isn't specific to this story. And it only really bugs me (and then only a little) when they are putting up a shield against a known threat, which then breaks right through it.

If it isn't a known threat, then they could have misjudged, or if a KNOWN threat that is powerful enough pounds away at it for a while I can see them wearing down from the effort of maintaining it after a bit, but when something they know the strength of just busts right through...
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