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Things DC Doesn't Like!

Postby achilles » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:24 pm

We know DC has a weird 52 fetish, but what don't they like?

Well...we already know some of the things they hate--Spoiler, Nightwing, hope, optimism, happy people. But there's a word they apparently find abhorrent. See if you can guess, courtesy of James Robinson via WC.

The writer wanted to do "Justice Society," but said that DC said "society" was a word the publisher wanted to step away from.

So if you fans of Earth 2 have been wondering why they haven't done it yet, this may be your answer.
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Postby outsider » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:27 pm

That doesn't even make sense. :?
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Re: Things DC Doesn't Like!

Postby Amoebas » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:33 pm

While I've never been a fan of the "of America" tag (especially when a lot JLA & JSAers weren't American and most of their adventures were set in other places), For decades I've only ever really referred to them as the simply "JSA".

Society doesn't even enter it.

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Re: Things DC Doesn't Like!

Postby syxxpakk » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:34 pm

I prefer Justice League and Justice Society myself.
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Postby IvCNuB4 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:45 pm

The word "abhorrent" or any version of it was never used in the source article.
Victorian Squid wrote:In a DC/Marvel cross-over "all your favorite Marvel characters would catch contextually-transmitted diseases and Steph infections."

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Postby HNutz » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:49 pm

Hope no one's holding their breath for a return of the Secret Society of Super Villains...

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Postby IvCNuB4 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:54 pm

This was actually a pretty good issue.

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Postby syxxpakk » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:56 pm

Yeah, seems like Robinson may have misspoke.
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Postby Lord Ice » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:57 pm

outsider wrote:That doesn't even make sense. :?



Sense is another thing they don't like.
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Postby Zechs » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:31 pm

Well at least they still like having three Robins (the second fun-loving one doesn't count) but they still don't like more than one Batgirl.
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Postby Herald » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:45 pm

They also don't like characters being in-character. The DCnU is merely the culmination of this.

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Re: Things DC Doesn't Like!

Postby Grayson » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:56 pm

achilles wrote:We know DC has a weird 52 fetish, but what don't they like?


The numbers 1-51? :smt017
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Postby AngusH » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:58 pm

Variety? I prefer DCs cast of assorted characters, but after a couple of years it's all a bit one-key for me. I'm enjoying Marvel's Ms. Marvel, Secret Avengers, and Hawkeye a great deal, and I wish DC would try something a little different than grimdark bleakness.

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Postby sdsichero » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:07 pm

They don't like Zechs

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Re: Things DC Doesn't Like!

Postby Mr. Log » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:57 pm

Things DC Doesn't Like? The Outhouse.





Duh.

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