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Popular characters that you just aren't fond of.

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  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited April 2007
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story
    There should be a requirement that you must read Birthright before calling Superman boring.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't like Captain Marvel.

    Yeah, Mar-Vell is pretty boring

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited April 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    badpoet wrote: »
    Balefuego wrote: »
    The original Robin costume is an homage to the Flying Graysons, Dick wore it to honor his parents. The other Robins kept the same scheme to honor the tradation he established.

    I fail to see how that makes the costume and character less lame.

    You know he dosen't wear the short shorts and slippers anymore right? That was silver age.
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    The current Robin is a huge badass. The whole reason he became Robin is because he figured out Batman was Bruce Wayne. That pretty much puts him on a level with Ras al fucking Ghul and no one else I can think of.

    Sometimes his new costume looks great and sometimes it looks weird

    I don't know why

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited April 2007
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

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  • wwtMaskwwtMask Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    If you had murdered him, no jury in the country would have convicted you. It would've been justified.

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  • BlackjackBlackjack Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    If that isn't a cry for help, I don't know what the fuck is.

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  • beefbeef Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I really liked the whole story of the Robin mantle and I think they cheapened it by resurrecting Jason Todd.

    The new red/black suit is the business, however.

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't dislike him or anything, but Superman doesn't interest me whatsoever. I think more interesting superheroes have come around with more interesting powers and weaknesses. While I'm sure he's not as one-dimensional as I remember him being, I don't really feel the urge to find out how he's changed.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Most superheroes don't have weaknesses anymore.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Good characters aren't defined by thier power sets.

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  • dcleedclee Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I was never into the Fantastic Four. In fact I would say out of all popular Marvel characters I don't like them the most. Just never really appealed to me.

    On a semi-related note, who are some villains that have messed up Superman badly in the past? I haven't read many Superman stories so I don't know much, but going from what I have read, I know Doomsday is the obvious answer. And I believe Gog was supposed to have killed Superman too. The thing is, my favorite Supes villain: Darkseid, has always seemed to come up short in his fights with heroes. Is it true that Batman beat him??

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  • RedeemerRedeemer Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't like Moon Knight

    I'm sorry guys

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    dclee wrote: »
    I was never into the Fantastic Four. In fact I would say out of all popular Marvel characters I don't like them the most. Just never really appealed to me.

    On a semi-related note, who are some villains that have messed up Superman badly in the past? I haven't read many Superman stories so I don't know much, but going from what I have read, I know Doomsday is the obvious answer. And I believe Gog was supposed to have killed Superman too. The thing is, my favorite Supes villain: Darkseid, has always seemed to come up short in his fights with heroes. Is it true that Batman beat him??

    Gog and Doomsday are terrible fucking villians.

    Parasite

    Now there's a supes villian.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited April 2007
    dclee wrote: »
    The thing is, my favorite Supes villain: Darkseid, has always seemed to come up short in his fights with heroes. Is it true that Batman beat him??

    No, it was bad writing that beat him.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    You shouldn't have to create a villain specifically to kill your hero. When it's a nobody, and especially when it's a brainless nobody, so much of the potential is wasted. I'd rather see Lex Luthor triumphant than the Bony Banner Doppelganger tied to a meteor, because I guess you can't have the guy who killed Superman through brute force hanging around.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Cyborg Superman is another great one, though technically he's more of a GL villian now.

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  • The Muffin ManThe Muffin Man Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story

    I just dislike Superman, but I still know it's bad writing if a problem is solved simply by Superman hitting it.

    Also I don't like Captain Marvel either.
    Not the Marvel Captain Marvel.
    The DC one.
    With his freakish junk.
    And his stupid little cape thing.

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  • Bloods EndBloods End Blade of Tyshalle Punch dimensionRegistered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story

    I just dislike Superman, but I still know it's bad writing if a problem is solved simply by Superman hitting it.

    Also I don't like Captain Marvel either.
    Not the Marvel Captain Marvel.
    The DC one.
    With his freakish junk.
    And his stupid little cape thing.

    Man, I liked you Clastoise

    Why you gotta ruin things?

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  • BornToHulaBornToHula Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I can't really stand Hank Pym the more I think about it. I understand that he hit his wife at the absolute lowest moment in his life, but the Ultimates brings something deplorable to light in a horrible way. Ultimate Hank Pym made me realize just how much I dislike his character. Sleeping with Valkyrie sort of cemented it too.

    Ultimate Jan is cute though.

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  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    That DC cape really is stupid..

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't like supes.

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I think the only character I really hate is Klarion the Witch Boy from Seven Soldiers, and man, I just think it was because I found his story super weak in the overall scheme of things.

    Or that all the other characters were so much more awesome.

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  • FCDFCD Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story

    I just dislike Superman, but I still know it's bad writing if a problem is solved simply by Superman hitting it.

    Also I don't like Captain Marvel either.
    Not the Marvel Captain Marvel.
    The DC one.
    With his freakish junk.
    And his stupid little cape thing.

    I'm totally the opposite about the little cape. It's just so counter-intuitive that I love it. All hanging off the shoulder of the World's Mightiest Mortal, just looking at you like "What are you gonna do about it? Nothing, that's what, cause he doesn't even have a Kryptonite-like weakness."

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  • Red or AliveRed or Alive Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Ruiner999 wrote: »
    I can't really stand Hank Pym the more I think about it. I understand that he hit his wife at the absolute lowest moment in his life, but the Ultimates brings something deplorable to light in a horrible way. Ultimate Hank Pym made me realize just how much I dislike his character. Sleeping with Valkyrie sort of cemented it too.

    Ultimate Jan is cute though.

    Ultimate Pym is very, very different from 616 Pym.

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  • WildcatWildcat Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I liked it, but it's like a What-If suddenly becoming canon for no particular reason.
    I suppose that's pretty much hitting the nail on the head. Perhaps trying to squeeze him into an ongoing like New Avengers was a bridge too far?

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  • MivonksMivonks Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Sorry to rant, but Christ almighty...

    Oh man! If THAT guy isn't just the MOST overated of them all!

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  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    Is there something really attractive about her character?

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  • totallymiketotallymike Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    it might be that she's completely insane. By the way Dini still writes her best.

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  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    Is there something really attractive about her character?


    Are you in possession of a working penis?


    I like how she's evil and not evil at the same time.

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  • DeVryGuyDeVryGuy Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    dclee wrote: »
    I was never into the Fantastic Four. In fact I would say out of all popular Marvel characters I don't like them the most. Just never really appealed to me.

    On a semi-related note, who are some villains that have messed up Superman badly in the past? I haven't read many Superman stories so I don't know much, but going from what I have read, I know Doomsday is the obvious answer. And I believe Gog was supposed to have killed Superman too. The thing is, my favorite Supes villain: Darkseid, has always seemed to come up short in his fights with heroes. Is it true that Batman beat him??

    Gog and Doomsday are terrible fucking villians.

    Parasite

    Now there's a supes villian.

    I liked what they did with Doomsday on Justice League Unlimited.

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    Doomsday, slightly bored: So I keep hearing.

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  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Scooter wrote: »
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    Is there something really attractive about her character?


    Are you in possession of a working penis?


    I like how she's evil and not evil at the same time.

    Yes. I think she may have made it work for the first time during Batman:TAS. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't alone in wanting my own personal cute psychopath.

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  • CyberJackalCyberJackal Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    Don't you have a baseball bat under the counter for situations like this?

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Scooter wrote: »
    Keith wrote: »
    One time I was watching Batman:TAS at work and this guy was like "The Joker's okay but I hate Harley Quinn" and I was like "what the fuck is wrong with you get out of my store"

    Is there something really attractive about her character?


    Are you in possession of a working penis?


    I like how she's evil and not evil at the same time.

    Yes. I think she may have made it work for the first time during Batman:TAS. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't alone in wanting my own personal cute psychopath.

    Paul Dini created her for the show, she didn't appear in the comics until after.

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't care if they're comics by technicality, but since this is a character damn near all you are familiar with...

    To hell with that Buffy the Vampire Slayer shit. Fucking Christ, man. And Angel? Are you kidding me? Every "monster" character looks like a goddamn Mortal Kombat circa the 90s reject.

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  • BriareosBriareos Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    I don't hate Superman, but I do generally find that he is less interesting to me than other, equally popular characters. That doesn't mean that I think Supes sucks, it's just that I find most of the other popular characters to be more interesting.

    Although, now that I'm thinking about it more, I would choose Wonder Woman instead of Superman. I'm just completely not interested in Wonder Woman. Again, I don't hate her or think she's a stupid character. But she doesn't interest me (beyond an eye candy thing, anyway).

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  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    I don't care if they're comics by technicality, but since this is a character damn near all you are familiar with...

    To hell with that Buffy the Vampire Slayer shit. Fucking Christ, man. And Angel? Are you kidding me? Every "monster" character looks like a goddamn Mortal Kombat circa the 90s reject.



    Well, this is on a TV show budget. I think it was actually mentioned that the monsters in the new comic are gonna be a lot more monstery since it doesn't cost anything extra to draw.

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  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    FCD wrote: »
    Keith wrote: »
    I have found that I like superman a lot more now that I have read about him getting his ass kicked a bunch.

    I don't think anyone that says "superman's boring because he's indestructible" has ever read a Superman story

    I just dislike Superman, but I still know it's bad writing if a problem is solved simply by Superman hitting it.

    Also I don't like Captain Marvel either.
    Not the Marvel Captain Marvel.
    The DC one.
    With his freakish junk.
    And his stupid little cape thing.

    I'm totally the opposite about the little cape. It's just so counter-intuitive that I love it. All hanging off the shoulder of the World's Mightiest Mortal, just looking at you like "What are you gonna do about it? Nothing, that's what, cause he doesn't even have a Kryptonite-like weakness."

    Yeah I was referring to DC Captain Marvel too.

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  • SlagmireSlagmire Registered User regular
    edited April 2007
    Spider-Man: Hey Spider-Man? Penance and Spawn just called, they would like some of their emo back please. I would think after all the time he's been around, he would of out-grown his romp with emoism... either that of shot himself by now.

    Superman: Ohhhhh boy... let's fly around, invincible and just. It's possible I could have an interesting story one of these decades, but until then, I'm just going to beat my opponents by vanilla-ing them to death or poor writing.

    Wolverine: When I started to read comics, I actually started around the time the adamantium was taken from his skeleton. I would of thought the writers might of liked the new-found weakness and give the character a little more meat to his overall stories... of course, this was the 90s and... well, that was a general fuck-up of an era anyway.

    Deadpool: Yes, he's supposed to be a comedic character... but it's been a little annoying for some time now.

    Nothing original... but then again, they are legitimate reasons.

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