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Forum: DC Comics May 20th, 2008
Replies: 77
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Posted By Amentep
I'm hoping that's a good sign! :)

I'm hoping that's a good sign! :)
Forum: DC Comics May 20th, 2008
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Looks like Ibis and Sargon make the cover to...

Looks like Ibis and Sargon make the cover to Reign in Hell #2 (along with Zatanna, Blue Devil and Black Alice)

http://i.newsarama.com/dcnew/Aug08/1/rihell_cv2_solicit.jpg
Forum: DC Comics February 1st, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Well I hope there will be a place for these...

Well I hope there will be a place for these characters; its awful to create them and give them no place to shine (a bit like my pet peeve of bringing characters back from the dead only to shuffle...
Forum: DC Comics February 1st, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
The whole backup thing in both TotU and MiS is...

The whole backup thing in both TotU and MiS is odd. The MiS is more of a companions series and I'm not sure what to make of the TotU backup (which is often more fun than the main story) since what's...
Forum: DC Comics January 31st, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Well I do remember seeing people complain about...

Well I do remember seeing people complain about it, but it wasn't very strong complaints.

It probably is too late for an Ibis in the backup, but I hope the character gets more exposure. Build that...
Forum: DC Comics January 30th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
I dunno, they were significantly different, had...

I dunno, they were significantly different, had different people involved, the way the teams worked were different. A revival to me keeps the same basic setup and characters of the original as its...
Forum: DC Comics January 29th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Talking Actually I was counting both Teen Titans. I...

Actually I was counting both Teen Titans. I don't see this Teen Titans - which started out being about Cyborg and Starfire and kinda Gar mentoring new young teen heroes on the weekend - as being...
Forum: DC Comics January 29th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
There have been a number of attempts, Chronos,...

There have been a number of attempts, Chronos, Firestorm, Manhunter, Atom, Supergirl (twice), Fate and revised Team Books like Teen Titans, Outsiders, Challengers of the Unknown and JSA.



Starman...
Forum: DC Comics January 29th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
This is getting a bit away from HoF:Ibis but,...

This is getting a bit away from HoF:Ibis but, they *could* create all new characters of ethnic backgrounds. But when was the last time a brand new charcter who didn't use the name of a previous...
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Sadly I doubt they'll be doing ItI:R given the...

Sadly I doubt they'll be doing ItI:R given the lack of legion of Ibis fans.

And we don't have a cool acronym to band under... :p
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
You still haven't explained how replacing an...

You still haven't explained how replacing an Ancient Egyptian character with an Egypitan-American character is replacing anyone with an ethnically-diverse minority. Its a non-white character passing...
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Yeah but "New Ibis" is a suit designed by an...

Yeah but "New Ibis" is a suit designed by an ancient Egyptian diety...who knows what kind of stuff he likes to dress in! ;)
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
To be fair, they've been working that way since...

To be fair, they've been working that way since the day Barry Allen became The Flash.
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
That's coooooL! :)

That's coooooL! :)
Forum: DC Comics January 28th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Well I admit I don't really understand Liandly's...

Well I admit I don't really understand Liandly's "politically correct" claims for the same reason as I replied to you. Unlike a number of new characters there are, for the most part, a striking...
Forum: DC Comics January 27th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
Um...to be fair, they replaced an ancient...

Um...to be fair, they replaced an ancient Egyptian character with a character who is Egyptian-American.

I'm not really sure how that effects a net change at all in the ethnic makeup of the DCU.
Forum: DC Comics January 27th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
I'm not so sure if the helm really makes anyone...

I'm not so sure if the helm really makes anyone omnipotent; Detective Chimp is a magically enhanced chimp detective who used the helm to do some superheroing stuff but also to solve other...
Forum: DC Comics January 26th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
I'm not so sure that it was really pointless;...

I'm not so sure that it was really pointless; while we didn't learn much about the helmet's path (unlike Detective Chimp) we do get an establishment of two things that I think will be important to...
Forum: DC Comics January 26th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
To be fair, while I like the suit and turban look...

To be fair, while I like the suit and turban look (or even suited in general) there seems to be a perception that the suited/tuxedoed magician is passe.

Anyone else remember about Mandrake the...
Forum: DC Comics January 26th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
^To be honest, that's one of the things I've been...

^To be honest, that's one of the things I've been wondering if they're planning on doing or not.
Forum: DC Comics January 25th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
There seems to be a real move afoot at DC to try...

There seems to be a real move afoot at DC to try and create a new wave of characters. Part of that seems to be creating a large amount of characters who can actually go somwhere, rather than...
Forum: DC Comics January 25th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
I don't really have a problem with the costume. ...

I don't really have a problem with the costume. I mean sure its not a suit and turban but then what is (besides an actual, you know, suit and turban).

I'd tweek it a little, sure, but I don't think...
Forum: DC Comics January 25th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
What, specifically, is wrong with it? While I...

What, specifically, is wrong with it?

While I might with the pants to be one color, I'm not sure what the major problem is...?
Forum: DC Comics January 24th, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
In the book, the new Ibis look basically acts as...

In the book, the new Ibis look basically acts as a secret identity for Danny. Given that Thoth creates the costume for him, and given that it IS recolored from the initial preview that made it look...
Forum: DC Comics January 23rd, 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 12,338
Posted By Amentep
The teen who appears to be picked to take the...

The teen who appears to be picked to take the Ibistick is shown being beat up by a different group of teens who have (besides picking on him) taken to calling him Osama in light of 9/11
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