draco x wrote:I will respectfully disagree with what you said here. Most of the 80's cartoons were not perfect in all fairness but most of them had one thing that worked for them: good writing.
Are you kidding?
If those cartoons have a saving grace it's the creativity that went into their central premises. Thundercats is pretty insane when you think about it.
Oh and some of the theme tunes rocked.
But the writing was uniformly dreadful!
I will agree that USM is better than most of those shows. However, it's inferior to a lot of modern cartoons like Young Justice and Avengers: EMH and I think at this point we've come to expect a certain quality from these shows.
I did watch the Bendis episode, though, because I liked the story it was adapted from. It was OK but the comic has the same story without all the annoying crap, so you might as well just read that again.
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