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I Just Threw Out My First Comic Book

Postby Benderbrau » Mon May 17, 2010 4:50 pm

I picked up Ultimate Avengers 5 on a whim at the LCS and read the first two pages that you see here and I was so disgusted that I just put it with the rest of my trash. :smt011
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I really, really don't see the entertainment value in things like this. With 7 year old girls being killed by police I can't even fathom how writers and their artists can take any pride in this shit and dare to call it "entertainment". This my abe a really unpopular opinion but sometimes I think the comic code wasn't such a bad idea. :smt013
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Postby nietoperz » Mon May 17, 2010 4:53 pm

I'm with you. It's unnecessary. But then, look what happened to Lian Harper, plus of course we've just had The Lizard eating Curt Connors' baby. It seems to be in vogue at the moment.
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Postby oogy » Mon May 17, 2010 4:56 pm

This stuff bugs me too. I flipped through this at the shop and put it back after seeing that.
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Postby Rockman » Mon May 17, 2010 4:57 pm

nietoperz wrote:I'm with you. It's unnecessary. But then, look what happened to Lian Harper, plus of course we've just had The Lizard eating Curt Connors' baby. It seems to be in vogue at the moment.


Curt Connors teenage son actually.

Still this was a pretty brutal scene in the comic book.

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Postby Muppetesque » Mon May 17, 2010 4:57 pm

I'm with you on this one - I'm getting sick of *not* being able to share comics with kids because they've become so overly sexualized (I'm looking at you Fraction!) or overly violent - like this issue.

I understand having titles which are more adult, but why does that need to be the flagship titles?
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Postby Flynn the Pirate » Mon May 17, 2010 4:59 pm

I think a lot of it comes from the idea that gory or excessively violent or overly sexualized automatically means that a title is more "mature".

It doesn't.

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Postby Punchy » Mon May 17, 2010 5:00 pm

More pussiness.

It's not a real baby.

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Postby Rockman » Mon May 17, 2010 5:01 pm

nerdygirl wrote:I'm with you on this one - I'm getting sick of *not* being able to share comics with kids because they've become so overly sexualized (I'm looking at you Fraction!) or overly violent - like this issue.

I understand having titles which are more adult, but why does that need to be the flagship titles?


to be fair Ultimates was never a title appropriate for children.

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Postby spidertour02 » Mon May 17, 2010 5:05 pm

You should be glad you didn't continue. The next page shows the splatter stain on the sidewalk, and a couple of pages after that is a splash of JFK getting shot in the head. :roll:
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Postby Benderbrau » Mon May 17, 2010 5:10 pm

AMS wrote:to be fair Ultimates was never a title appropriate for children.

True but it's not a MAX title either. If they want to go in this direction then take it to the MAX line.
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Postby Alchemic_Spider » Mon May 17, 2010 5:10 pm

Punchy wrote:More pussiness.

It's not a real baby.


:roll:

I wish someone would toss you out a window.

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Postby spidertour02 » Mon May 17, 2010 5:13 pm

Alchemic_Spider wrote::roll:

I wish someone would toss you out a window.


I volunteer to do it if we can raise enough money to fly me to the UK. :P
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Postby Alchemic_Spider » Mon May 17, 2010 5:13 pm

spidertour02 wrote:I volunteer to do it if we can raise enough money to fly me to the UK. :P

I shall start on a collection at once.

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Postby Benderbrau » Mon May 17, 2010 5:14 pm

Punchy wrote:More pussiness.

It's not a real baby.

I was wondering how long it would take the pre-pube crowd to show up. :roll:

Listen junior, I've seen shit in real life that would make your eyes bleed. So don't act like enjoying a violent scene in a comic book some how makes you tough or cool.

Life can be real shit sometimes and I think the only people that need their comics to illustrate that are spoiled little fuckers who have been so coddled by mommy and daddy that they've never even gotten a hang nail.
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