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Date: 02/04/12 02:54 PM

22 Responses to The Death And Return Of Superman

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 2:56 pm
    Link: The Death And Return Of Superman - A somewhat-mostly-accurate educational parody film starring Elden Henson, Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Morgan Krantz & more
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    Apexs Male 30-39
    355 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 3:31 pm
    that summed it up very nicely.
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    uatme Male 18-29
    1067 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 3:46 pm
    good to know
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    Scuzoid Male 30-39
    1268 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 3:52 pm
    He needs to do Spider-man.

    I stopped reading the comic right around the same time the death of superman happened. I think. Anyway, at that time there was this weird cloning thing going on with spider-man and people were dying and popping back up all over the place. Beyond bizarre.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 4:05 pm
    no thanks
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    shadowmagini Male 18-29
    70 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 4:50 pm
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 5:02 pm
    He skipped over the whole radiation/combination of Eradicator, Cyborg, and the amnesia/coma Superman.
    And he omitted Lex Luthor`s role in the story, as well as a bunch of other details, but I guess they had to or it would`ve been thirty minutes long.
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    Horus175 Male 18-29
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    February 4, 2012 at 5:22 pm
    True story: the girl who plays Hank Henshaw`s wife (the one who was phasing in and out of existence or whatever) is played by a porn star named Misti Dawn.
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    Zymotical Male 18-29
    198 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 5:44 pm
    I might have just missed it in the whole hibernation part but did they not also explain how being kryptonian he wouldn`t die from a mere beating and only did so because of his human moral values?

    As ridiculous as this storyline sounds, Crisis on Infinite Earths was so much worse and was made some 6+ years earlier. Anyone that read that HAD to know Supes wasn`t dead or at the very least another superman from another dimension would take over on Earth-Prime. (If that was even where the story was taking place)

    The only reason comic books set a precedent now is to break it. It`s sad really, but this is what happens when greed overtakes creative integrity; like a M. Knight Shambalam movie.

    This was hilarious though, so I guess without the ridiculousness of the modern age comic books we wouldn`t have this to enjoy.
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    Norris Male 18-29
    1011 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 6:02 pm
    superman is and always has been a boring ass character
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
    2442 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm
    They forgot Superman`s other superpower: The ability to make people not give a flying f*ck about him.
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    bordo Male 50-59
    907 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 6:57 pm
    Good, I was right in completely ignoring that whole thing when it came out. I did buy an original art page from that story line. It has a low shot of Supergirl showing her panties and Luthor with lots of hair.

    Comic book writers overuse death because it is a cheap way to achieve "significance". They see themselves as artists and, for the most part, lazy-minded hacks. Intellectually, they are like high school varsity players trying to play in the major leagues.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25348 posts
    February 4, 2012 at 8:35 pm
    Should watch this with the subs... kidna puts a different spin on things
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    February 4, 2012 at 11:51 pm
    What the video completely does not get is the subtext of superman is the concept of a god living amongst us. He was always going to defeat death .. especially as he was he was one of DC`s core franchises. He can no more die than Mickey Mouse can die.

    It`s not to say you can`t write a comic with mortal superheroes, such as Watchmen, but if the publisher decides to milk it with serialisation and prequels, you`ll get all manner of plot device-based immortality. It happens in the movies, too. Ripley from Aliens is an example.
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    AsdaPrice Male 18-29
    79 posts
    February 5, 2012 at 3:41 am
    No mention of Simon Pegg? Probably the best celeb there......
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    otakuguns Male 18-29
    29 posts
    February 5, 2012 at 5:19 am
    Isn`t that Misti Dawn? A REALLY hot porn star?
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    GasMaskKid Male 18-29
    694 posts
    February 5, 2012 at 8:06 am
    I liked the Chronicle nod on that guy`s shirt. Seriously, go see it. It`s good.
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    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    February 6, 2012 at 12:02 am
    The reason I don`t di­ck around with American comics in a nutshell.

    Seriously, the only ones I pay attention to anymore are Deadpool (because he`s fu­cking insane, and always hilarious for it) and... Well, that`s about it. Occasionally I`ll read something else while I`m standing around near a comic rack, but I don`t actually pay attention to the stories anymore.

    I can`t stand it when the same characters are used and abused over and over and over again, with minor variations between authors. It shows a severe lack of creativity as far as I`m concerned. Even if you can`t break a mold, at least make your own character.

    After the original run by the original author, I consider any use of a character fan-fiction, and most fan-fiction isn`t worth reading.
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    Kalimata Male 30-39
    661 posts
    February 6, 2012 at 5:45 am
    Yes, that was Misty Dawn. But uh, I recognize her from bible camp, not porn. Nope not porn at all...
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    InTheNameOf Male 30-39
    335 posts
    February 6, 2012 at 2:42 pm
    If you recognize a porn "star"s face - you are doing it wrong.
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    han5nah Female 13-17
    735 posts
    February 6, 2012 at 7:36 pm
    Altaru, I LOVE Deadpool. *highfive*
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    cheeseb Male 30-39
    253 posts
    March 5, 2012 at 11:39 pm
    Wow, this guy is upset over a comic book.

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