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Old September 30 2008, 10:43 PM   #57
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Re: Continuity Nazis: Your own personal canon.

I can't believe no one has retconned Norman's kids with Gwen yet! Although I think I did see no JMS on Spider-Man...I would go further and suggest no Joe Q interfering or suggesting plots or story arcs that further go to inflame fans alike!
In JMS's defense he wanted the kids to be Peter and Gwen's. Still a bad idea but not as bad as when Joey Q got his hands on it and ordered him to make the dad Norman because this would suggest Peter was "old". Quesada hates true love and especially marriage and this was his attempt to shit all over Gwen Stacy's memory.

I actually like what Geoff Johns has done on Action Comics and Green Lantern...
So do I overall. Sinestro Corp was fucking bad ass. I like the way he brought back the epic mythology. I just think Hal is such a blah character and he could have done all he wanted to do with Kyle instead, a character I find much more interesting and has much more potential for growth.

Batman R.I.P. is your typical weird ass Grant Morrison story that results in splitting fandom, I'm digging it so far. Although I agree about the Damian thing...although Morrison admitted he hadn't known that Bruce and Taila had consenual sex in Son of the Demon and he wasn't drugged.
Typical in that it's just a glorified love letter to himself. To me he wrote some pretentious crap, had a Justice League run, then wrote more pretentious crap. The guy is his own biggest fan and genuinely believes he is the end all be all of comic book writers. I almost prefer Winnick, because yes the Jason Todd thing was horrible, but at least Winnick isn't dangerously in love with himself to the point of meglomania.

New X-Men whether anyone likes it or not helped the sales on the slumping franchise. Do you remember the god awful lag we were in on both Spider-Man and X-Men prior to Grant Morrison and JMS coming on board...granted some of those stories were disapointing. How the hell many times can you kill Jean Grey and bring her back? Emma Frost brought a new dimention to Scott never mind how it happened. I hated the Spider Tomb storyline and the Other...doesn't matter now that Brand New Day essentially reversed those events and made them irrevelent.
It could have been nothing but blank pages and it still would have sold well based on his name alone. Turning the voice of morality of the team into a moral degenerate and shitting on 30 years of character continuity and mythology isn't something I particularly enjoyed. It's like Superman leaving Lois for Poison Ivy. Fuck Grant Morrison.
"Spider-Man doesn't have fans. He has people who follow him. Like Jesus. Now I have fans! People who adore and worship every little thing I do or say. Like David Koresh. Or The Jonas Brothers."
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