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Old May 5 2010, 04:42 AM   #16
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Re: Sentry?

When he starts ripping people's heads off the Superman comparisons might stop.
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Old May 5 2010, 05:12 AM   #17
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When he starts ripping people's heads off the Superman comparisons might stop.
Ares' ripped-in-half corpse agrees with you.

I don't care for the Sentry, what little I know of him. They tried way too hard and made him too powerful with no interesting characteristics. Well, ok, he's a mentally disturbed junkie that stole a super-soldier serum to get his next high and it somehow turned him into one of the most incredibly powerful beings in Marvel who can have his other "personality" take over and kill everything. But those bits aren't interesting by themselves.
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Old May 5 2010, 12:44 PM   #18
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I think the great thing is we can get a "Superman type" with out him being "SUPERMAN".
"My Super Ex-Girlfriend" qualifies as that. Careful what you wish for...
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Old May 5 2010, 02:50 PM   #19
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The Sentry is such a dull character. More powers than anyone in the Marvel universe. With no personality. A horrid back story. A bad guy that lives in his head. A really bad yellow costume. No Rogues gallery. All in all not cinema worthy in any respect. Many better Marvel characters are much more deserving.
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Old May 6 2010, 01:43 AM   #20
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Many better Marvel characters are much more deserving.
I would go as far to say that Howard The Duck deserves another big screen chance before Sentry should get a movie.
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Old May 6 2010, 01:47 AM   #21
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I just read his Wikipedia page. Usually they can keep a boring character sound interesting to a certain degree, but they can't do that with the Sentry. I'd rather see a movie about Color Kid.
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Old May 6 2010, 01:48 AM   #22
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^ So was the way they resolved the whole Marvel Zombies thing (which Sentry, or at least one version of him, was responsible for):

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Old May 6 2010, 11:29 AM   #23
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Well i guess we've finally figured it out. I am the only person who likes Sentry. I apologise profusely for them continuing to include him apparently for only my enjoyment.
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Old May 6 2010, 01:42 PM   #24
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^^^
Go to the Marvel Comics message boards, you'll find a few in the "I like Sentry" club as well.

I think their boards are still down for maintenance though, been down since Monday.
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Old May 6 2010, 03:43 PM   #25
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I liked the Sentry when it was still possible he was just a drunk.
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Old May 6 2010, 03:56 PM   #26
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Part of me can't help but think back to DC's Triumph, whose 're-intro' never really took, and then was disposed of by one of the Spectre's vengeance judgments when he didn't re-assume 'his rightful place' and turned evil.

The Sentry's twist by itself would have a hard time supporting a movie---savvy goers would cipher it out before too long--those who hadn't already read the comic. It was kind of neat reading about the MU with him in it--the Avengers had the edge they needed to stay on top, the FF had a pal who could help them get along, and Peter Parker and Bruce Banner had markedly better lives. It was kind of like seeing the embodied debate in Avengers/JLA about the differences between the two worlds.
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Old May 6 2010, 04:46 PM   #27
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The Sentry is a one note practical joke that Marvel just won't admit was over a long, long time ago.
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Old May 6 2010, 10:36 PM   #28
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I think there is a lot of potential in doing a story about an incredibly powerful character who is still plagued by self-doubt, anxiety, and ambivalence over the idea of being a super-hero.
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Old May 6 2010, 10:39 PM   #29
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You mean Spider- ... Oh. Never mind.
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Old May 8 2010, 05:16 AM   #30
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^ So was the way they resolved the whole Marvel Zombies thing (which Sentry, or at least one version of him, was responsible for):

actually I made a mistake, it wasn't MZ 2 which wraps up the whole thing, it was Marvel Zombies Return. My bad.
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