Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by dodge, Jul 19, 2018.
How much more evidence do you need that this has not been a "thing" for several years?
I just finished watching this series. It held my interest and I will watch the second season definitely, but I really had mixed feelings about it. I don't really mind changing aspects of the characters for a television series, but the level of violence did really bother me. Additionally, it didn't make much sense. Dick violently murders and maims throughout the series but he is upset that Batman is going to do this? I am sure that there are people who say that he doesn't really kill anybody, but the intensity and violence of his attacks make this pretty unlikely. At one point he whacks several henchmen in the side of the head with a metal bar and he's not going soft.
I was really disappointed in Hawk and Dove as they are just so out of character as to not even be recognizable.
Another issue I had (and it was pretty minor I admit) is that most of the time nobody was in costume. At one point, when Kory discovers her background I thought she was going to find some new clothes but it doesn't happen. Hopefully next season.
One thing I enjoyed is that we have five of the original New Titans with a sixth established as in-universe. It would be great to see Wally arrive next season along with, hopefully, other original Titans.
Makes sense to cast someone fluent in sign language for Jericho. That's now two transgender actors in Berlanti superhero shows, along with Supergirl's Nicole Maines.
Love this series so much. I requested the entire season for SF Debris to review and he accepted.
Chelsea T. Zhang cast as Rose Wilson aka Ravager
In modern continuity, did Grant Wilson ever exist as Ravager?
I'm curious what is the basis for your statement.
Here's a couple of links quoting Marc Guggenheim and Manu Bennett that the character is off-limits for TV within the last two years.
That was what I was talking about. I remember them talking about how they had to drop plans for more Deathstroke in the Arrowverse because of his appearance in JL and at the time potential appearance in a JL sequel.
They also said in the past that the Suicide Squad movie was the reason they stopped doing Suicide Squad episodes up until this season, and even now they seem to be making a point of using the term Suicide Squad as little as possible.
It's confusing as fuck to me because Warner Brothers owns the CW.
The character has been temporarily ruled "off-limits" to Arrow, but "off-limits to Arrow" does not mean - and has never meant - "off-limits period" or "off-limits because of film", and we have prolific evidence proving such.
That's exactly why they can decide whether to let them use the characters or not. They generally don't like having two different live-action versions of a superhero character coming out at the same time, for fear that they'd confuse the audience or divide their attention. So they choose which productions get permission to use the characters at a given time. If the movies want them, then they get first shot at them because they're the more profitable medium. (The Flash was an exception because the show was already out and a big hit before the movie plans developed. If it had come a couple of years later, or had been less successful, it might not have been allowed to coexist with the movies' Flash.)
With all of the different Flashes there have been, I was a little surprised both the show and movies went with Barry Allen. I understand he's the most popular and well known version, but there would be a lot less of a chance of people being confused if they at least had different names.
Geoff Johns loves Barry.
Not really. Given the Barry he's created is not the Barry of the Silver Age comics.
He's got a new personality and a lot of Wallyisms.
He thinks he loves Barry, then.
Many would say that he gave Barry a personality for the first time.
I like his Hal and Barry but I was annoyed he struck at the history of the DC verse which everyone keeps trying to make the first generation the only generation.
Jay and Alan?
I used to be a huge Alan Scott fan, I kid you not. I was not happy about the reboot.
Not the least because making Alan Scott their flagship gay character and young erased one of their EXISTING young and gay characters in Obsidian.
A guy I felt always deserved his own series.
Superhero families have always been a favorite vice of mine in comics.
Yes, he gave him Wally's.
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