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Balding Spider

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  1. There's no way Marvel didn't crib from The Flash. Everything I'm reading ATM is straight up One More Day, but better.

    I mean I just got to the retconned relationship part, but it's clearly shown it's going to be addressed. None of that years long teasing nonsense that Spidey has to deal with.

    1. Celestia

      Celestia

      It's bizarre to me that Marvel's been so stubborn about OMD. I guess even though things often get reversed in comics, the entire point of the story was reversing something, but...for once it's not an exaggeration to say that everybody hated it.

  2. Flash did One More Day, but did it right...what the hell?

    1. Dejimon11

      Dejimon11

      You mean Flashpoint?

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      @Dejimon11 No I mean issue 128-129 of Wally West as the Flash by Mark Waid. It's literally One More Day but it makes sense, and was thought out.

    3. Dejimon11
    4. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      Yeah, demon bargains and everything.

  3. The late 80's Flash issue #121 in which we see an old politician push for "the good old days" including denying the local LGBTQ community rights.

    But comics were never political right?

    1. Forgetful Panda

      Forgetful Panda

      I’m surprised a late 80s comic even mentioned the LGBTQ community.

    2. Teoskaven

      Teoskaven

      The bronze age was all about that, the drug war, AIDS, alcohol, you name it.

  4. Reading the Mark Waid Flash run, and hes made Reverse Flash really creepy.

  5. I think this is the only point in time where I can say GI JOE #1 > Spider-Man #1

  6. Watched the Kickstarter John K. "animation" Can's Without Labels.

    And now I feel like Bart Simpson after he sold his soul.

    1. SupahBerry

      SupahBerry

      A fitting Grand Finale for the mother of all grouchy cartoon artists.

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      @SupahBerry It's the worst of him with some questionable design choices and inconsistent animation, and it feels like it stole something from me.

  7. Don't bother with the JJ Abrams Spider-Man book, it's mediocre and uninspired.

  8. They made Nightcrawler into a killer in Dark Phoenix!? Why the hell would-you know what, never-mind. The series is done and dead, no use getting upset about this.

    1. The Tenth Doctor

      The Tenth Doctor

      Maybe they only watched the first 5 minutes of X2?

  9. The latest issue of Powers of X seems to lay the groundwork for the upcoming X-caliber which references an interesting part of Apocalypse's history.

  10. That Purge TV show wasn't bad, it was rough around the edges but there's enough to enjoy.

  11. Carnage is outselling Batman, and X-men.

    WE REALLY ARE IN THE WORST TIMELINE!!!!!!

    1. Celestia

      Celestia

      To be fair it IS an event.

    2. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      so you're saying...

      carnage rules?
       

      *slow green jelly heavy metal in the distance*

  12. Hey look, Angry Joe is getting political

    'Bout what I expected.

    1. Teoskaven

      Teoskaven

      He has been for a long time. When the 2016 elections happened, he posted a (now deleted) video where he cringed about a right-wing supporter yelling "KILL OBAMA!" during Trump's celebrational speech.

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      @Teoskaven I see. Never held him in any high regard but I guess its time to throw him in with Jontron, Pewdiepie, and Candace Owens.

  13. Oh good, they're going to out Superman again.

    https://www.newsarama.com/46940-superman-to-reveal-his-secret-identity-to-the-world-this-fall.html

    For context they just ran this back like two years ago after the Nu52 Superman got outed.

    1. Tara

      Tara

      Why don't they do something original like make a comic where Superman actually dies.

      Oh, wait.

      So, no big deal.  How about one where Superman actually dies AGAIN?

      Oh, wait.

      Okay, no big deal about one where Sup

    2. Zaysho
    3. Speederino

      Speederino

      To be honest I'm not entirely sure why Superman even has a secret identity. He's not as vulnerable as, say, Peter Parker and well

      yeah

      I mean come on

      he is so OBVIOUSLY Bruce Wayne

  14. I watched the Fall of Boogie2988 video, and I'll never be able to forget the image of boogie screaming "This is what weird looks like!" as he wears a horse mask and smacks himself in the dick with Thor's hammer.

    1. SenEDDtor Missile

      SenEDDtor Missile

      Who is this Booger person?

      edit: oh wait that says Boogie, not Booger XD!

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      Your initial post might be the most accurate assessment of that guy.

  15. Okay we ran out of budget, but kids 6 to 10 will love it! Glomtales!

    1. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      ER... SCROOGE STINKS SCROOGE STINKS SCROOGE STINKS SCROOGE STINKS 

      GLOMTALES!

    2. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      CAN IT BEAT MY GRAND PLAN

      TO BEAT THAT SCOTTSMAN?! 

      GLOM TALES

  16. About to see IT part 2

    1. Crow the BOOLET

      Crow the BOOLET

      Clown: Battle Tendency

  17. Going to be honest at most I wanted a really good single player experience, or at least something as fun as Revelations 2.
  18. You have to put one gaming franchise in hiatus for the foreseeable future. What would you choose and why (Sonic is not an option, it's too easy)?

    For me I'd put Persona on ice, because IMHO it feels stagnant in structure, tone, and narration.

    1. Your Vest Friend

      Your Vest Friend

      I'd put anyone who says Sonic in ice.

    2. Forgetful Panda

      Forgetful Panda

      Pokemon, without a doubt. At least the core series. Spin-offs and side games are still welcome, but it’s obvious GF needs a serious break from releasing new RPGs on an almost yearly basis.

    3. Strickerx5

      Strickerx5

      Mario, easy. Would make Nintendo put those first-party resources into some of their other franchises.

      That or either Pokemon (because obviously it could use it) or Smash (because you really can’t go many places after Ultimate and I really want Sakurai to work on something else).

    4. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      The Legend of Zelda. 

      A soul for a soul so we get more Metroid games.

    5. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      Smash for me, after the DLC cast is out. I'd be perfectly content if we got a Ultimate re-release next generation since it's basically the complete height of the series IMO.

      I would've said Mario a few years ago, but they finally got a grip on things and took their time, giving us Odyssey, Mario Maker 2, and Luigi's Mansion 3.

    6. TCB

      TCB

      Pokemon. 

    7. Wraith

      Wraith

      This is a dumb question

    8. SupahBerry

      SupahBerry

      But Mario was already put On Ice!

      tumblr_n34bg4hhy61rrftcdo1_400.gif

      tumblr_ox86ft5Qln1vtnv5po1_400.gif

       

    9. tailsBOOM!

      tailsBOOM!

      What @Ryannumber1gamer said.  Just give it the Street Fighter 2 treatment and and a few extra stages and characters to each rerelease

    10. Polkadi~☆

      Polkadi~☆

      Half-Life.

       

      ...wait

  19. >Sees Project Resistance trailer

    ....oh

    1. Teoskaven

      Teoskaven

      It looks harmless, certainly gives me better vibes than Operation Raccoon City or Umbrella Corps so far. No idea why people are freaking out, where they seriously expecting R3make from this?

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      Honestly I don't know what I was expecting, but I was hoping it would be another fun single player experience.

  20. This weekend just hard confirmed Summer was over. As I'm typing this we just got hit with hard showers.

    1. Teoskaven

      Teoskaven

      Same, though I appreciate it TBH after the heatwaves we had here.

    2. SenEDDtor Missile

      SenEDDtor Missile

      *Imagines giant shower heads hitting you with a torrent of water*

    3. Forgetful Panda

      Forgetful Panda

      Over the last couple of days it just suddenly got really chilly here.

    4. Perkilator

      Perkilator

      For me, it's still summer; not just in date, but it's so hot I somehow got sick with a cough and a stuffy nose.

  21. Robert Axelrod voice of Lord Zedd, Wizardmon, and Armadillomon has passed away.

    Rest in peace.

    1. Forgetful Panda

      Forgetful Panda

      Ahh crap. I loved him as Armadillomon :(

      RIP

  22. Guys, I can't deal with Cristina Vee's singing.

    1. PublicEnemy1

      PublicEnemy1

      Do you mean that in a good or bad way?

    2. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      I mean that in a bad way. She is a great voice actress but I just can't stand her signing.

    3. PublicEnemy1

      PublicEnemy1

      Well, I respectfully disagree.

  23. Let's be real for a sec. If Stands were real then Ken Penders would've been the main antagonist with his stand "Take On Me"

  24. Continuing to read ultimate FF and I hit the part where Greg Land does the art. It's eye poison. So many reused poses and facial expressions, and you can't help but see porn face all over the damn page.

    1. PublicEnemy1

      PublicEnemy1

      Can you share a few screencaps for examples?

    2. Perkilator

      Perkilator

      And can you spoiler tag it, just in case?

    3. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      @PublicEnemy1 & @Perkilator

      Some slight NSFW stuff due to suggestive expressions and poses.

      Who makes this face

      Spoiler

      after learning their mom is alive?

      RYmEdd7D6JOOtPX5aoMIQZRY--mqSRpOGVw1hIcB

      917576-land26.jpg

      Or really any other time outside of a porno?

      Then there's him drawing a woman "dodging" incoming fire

      land_p.jpg

      17evu5noo62m1jpg.jpg

      Sure....

      There are more examples but I think this gif does enough of talking for me

      greglandxmenposter04021lx1.gif

      I mean for real

      This complaint also extends to the background too.

      PIdsAqhVhMccBc3UnoILhVteG5cvbx_hGTgZESY-

      It looks like it was photo shopped in and give a pseudo-comic book esthetic but it still looks off, and in the case of the final panel unfinished. What is happening in the upper left corner of that last panel?

       

    4. Zaysho

      Zaysho

      I never understand how he still gets work when stuff like his swiping is so heavily documented and something, at least from what I tend to see, that comic readers fucking hate.

    5. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      I don't know how the guy is still employed after learning he straight up swipes art from other artists sometimes from the same company.

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