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Old September 24th, 2013   jafabian is offline   #1
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Wink David Goyer says Superman should be able to kill

From Superherohype: David S. Goyer Thinks Superman Should be Able to Kill


I don't agree with him at all. There's other ways to make Supes relevant to today.
 
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Old September 24th, 2013   Amentep is offline   #2
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I think the headline (repeated here as the subject) is a bit misleading; Goyer isn't advocating Super-Punisher.

What Goyer is really saying is that he doesn't think Superman shouldn't kill when the explanation is an editorial mandate (as it was) as opposed to generated naturally as part of a story.

What he implies is that for him, he feels like Superman has to come to a choice not to kill because of how his character is built and that's the story they're building. Provided that we get there (and not after Superman's slaughtered everyone in the world) then I think they can create a presented in story reason for Superman's moral code.

Now do I think its necessary to have done it this way - no, I think there's other ways this could have been handled if you felt it had to be handled "on screen". But I don't think Goyer is saying what the headline is trying to say he is, either.
 
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Old April 8th, 2014   Elias is offline   #3
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Default David Goyer says stuff...

David Goyer Says Warner Brothers Would Love to Make Their DC Universe More Cohesive
"You have to admire what Marvel's done. It's really hard to create a brand."

David Goyer on Giving Audiences ‘What They Don’t Even Know They Want’

David S. Goyer Talks DA VINCI’S DEMONS Season 2, MAN OF STEEL, THE BREACH, and More; Says He’d Love to Do GREEN LANTERN

11:00 – Says Man of Steel is “pretty close to my original conception and vision and hope for what it would be.”

12:45 – Goyer says he would love to do Green Lantern. He wanted to highlight Krypton as a truly alien world since Superman a science fiction story.
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Old April 11th, 2014   Elias is offline   #4
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Watch: 35-Minute Screenwriting Lecture With 'The Dark Knight' & 'Man Of Steel' Writer David S. Goyer
 
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Old May 22nd, 2014   Elias is offline   #5
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Goyer Compares She-Hulk to a Porn Star, Calls Martian Manhunter Goofy
 
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Old May 22nd, 2014   Werehunter is offline   #6
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Goyer, proving once again, that he just doesn't get comic book characters. In fact, I'm pretty sure he doesn't even like them or the ideas behind them.
 
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Goyer, proving once again, that he just doesn't get comic book characters. In fact, I'm pretty sure he doesn't even like them or the ideas behind them.
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Which is odd, b/c I think his influence on JSA strengthened the book and not long after he left the book lost a lot of its focus. But, I agree, his take on the movie versions leaves something to be desired.

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The Washington Post:
SHE-HULK co-creator Stan Lee weighs in on David Goyer debate: ‘Only a nut would even think of that’
 
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Old May 22nd, 2014   BART ALLEN is offline   #9
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Superman does not kill when faced with an impossible situation he does the impossible. Goyer is a hack
 
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Which is odd, b/c I think his influence on JSA strengthened the book and not long after he left the book lost a lot of its focus. But, I agree, his take on the movie versions leaves something to be desired.

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Which may say more of his skill at structuring a story. I don't think Goyer ever has written a book solo. I have no way of what he did or didn't do in any of the books he wrote, but I've seen too many statements from Goyer to think he truly understands the core concepts of superheroes.
 
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So...Goyer thinks a heroine who is cousin to a hero with the same powers and similar name was created to be sex-objects of the male hero.

Really makes you look forward to Kara Zor-El showing up in the DC-cinematic-U, doesn't it?
 
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Have people even listened to the podcast in question? From the responses I think people are just reading the printed word and making their assumptions from that.
 
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So...Goyer thinks a heroine who is cousin to a hero with the same powers and similar name was created to be sex-objects of the male hero.

Really makes you look forward to Kara Zor-El showing up in the DC-cinematic-U, doesn't it?
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DC already took care of this for us years ago....

http://www.cracked.com/article_18957...istory_p2.html
 
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Have people even listened to the podcast in question? From the responses I think people are just reading the printed word and making their assumptions from that.
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I'm mostly here to make jokes and chew gum.

And I'm all out of jokes.

DC already took care of this for us years ago....

http://www.cracked.com/article_18957...istory_p2.html
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Yeah, I actually remember reading that particular comic (and it was the first thing I thought of when I read Goyer's comments, actually, which is why I made the comment).
 
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I still think it is sad that the makers of e IRON GIANT movie get Superman better then the makers of the Superman movie

Guns kill
killing is bad

NOT A GUN
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you are what you choose to be CHOOSE

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Kevin Smith Responds To Goyer’s Martian Manhunter Rant
Loudmouthed comedian thinks Goyer 'doesn't read comic books'
 
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