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Old February 19 2013, 11:02 PM   #5250
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Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

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Not that anyone asked you, but explain that, without being insulting this time, if you can strain yourself to be cordial.
I'll stick to straightforward.

He is ignorant of a major part of comics history.
Not really. There's nothing wrong with thinking of Wally West when you think of the Flash.

How does that make me a prude or a reactionary
A prude for dismissing him entirely just because he doesn't think of Barry Allen when he thinks of the Flash, and a reactionary for typical reactionary reasons: Disgust with the present.
He also missed the point of that comment which was to point out that to the people who had gotten into reading comics in the two decades between Crisis on Infinite Earths and Final Crisis Barry Allen is some stranger displacing their Flash.

So instead of restoring status quo they were in fact changing things.
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