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Old July 24th, 2006   hoyatables is offline   #49
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You'd think they'd be that old, but they aren't. I forget where the semi-official age chart is, but that generation is supposed to be in their mid-20's, probably closer to 25 than to 30. Either way, they'd be around to help Bart out if he needed it, particularly those he's served with in the past.
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Well, unless they all treat him like Ted Kord and let him go it alone . . . . :-P
 
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Old July 24th, 2006   DarkNight1939 is offline   #50
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is he faster than bart?
 
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Old July 24th, 2006   Atom Palmer is offline   #51
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Ethan Van Sciver is credited for creating inertia, weird world we live in
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ohoni is offline   #52
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Well, unless they all treat him like Ted Kord and let him go it alone . . . . :-P
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Nobody much liked Ted and he was in the joke JLA. Bart was like everyone's kid brother, if he was in trouble, they'd help him out, no question.

is he faster than bart?
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No, but by all accounts equal, and more focused, so he was more capable of tricky maneuvers. He was also more knowledgable and stable, much like emoBart.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   hoyatables is offline   #53
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Nobody much liked Ted and he was in the joke JLA. Bart was like everyone's kid brother, if he was in trouble, they'd help him out, no question.
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That is very much NOT true. Shame on you for speaking ill of the dead . . . .
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ohoni is offline   #54
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That is very much NOT true. Shame on you for speaking ill of the dead . . . .
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Just because he's dead doesn't automatically elevate his status. He is what he always was, a C-List DC character at best who was typically treated as something of a joke.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Jeffrey Neary is offline   #55
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What List was Bart on prior to IC?
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ohoni is offline   #56
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What List was Bart on prior to IC?
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B-ish, or possibly high C-ish. Higher than Ted at least, since he was in an ongoing title that was one of DC's top sellers. As far as DCU "internal" Q-rating, he'd be way higher than Ted, since he was an active member of the hero community, while Ted was semi-retired.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   hoyatables is offline   #57
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B-ish, or possibly high C-ish. Higher than Ted at least, since he was in an ongoing title that was one of DC's top sellers. As far as DCU "internal" Q-rating, he'd be way higher than Ted, since he was an active member of the hero community, while Ted was semi-retired.
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Both were, arguably, B-list. Ted may have been semi-retired, but also had connections through the League and Birds of Prey, as well as business connections through Kord Industries. And as many loved to point out, the two JLI-centered miniseries sold quite high for DC.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   TJLamb0518 is offline   #58
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Both were, arguably, B-list. Ted may have been semi-retired, but also had connections through the League and Birds of Prey, as well as business connections through Kord Industries. And as many loved to point out, the two JLI-centered miniseries sold quite high for DC.
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I have to agree. Remember, they also had plans for Tim Drake (Robin, so not B-List) to adopt the Blue Beetle mantle at one time. Plus. I'm sure that issues of BoP where Ted guest starred showed a bump in sales.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ethan Van Sciver is offline   #59
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Ethan Van Sciver is credited for creating inertia, weird world we live in
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I wouldn't accept credit for that. I think if a pie chart were made of who created Inertia, is would be built of these percentages:

Grant Morrison: 25%
Todd Dezago: 50%
Mike Weiringo (who designed the original Impulse costume, which was reversed for the sake of Reverse Impulse) 20%
Me: About 5%, for making him green and black, and giving him blonde hair.
 
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Both were, arguably, B-list. Ted may have been semi-retired, but also had connections through the League and Birds of Prey, as well as business connections through Kord Industries.
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No way was Ted B-List. B-List characters, by definition, are in at least a book a month (or two depending on shipping schedules). There are very few B-list chasracters that do not have their own books, or appear on a team, and these would be characters that are CONSTANTLY appearing as guest stars (such as Luthor or Doom). Ted was definitely C-List, if not D.

Grant Morrison: 25%
Todd Dezago: 50%
Mike Weiringo (who designed the original Impulse costume, which was reversed for the sake of Reverse Impulse) 20%
Me: About 5%, for making him green and black, and giving him blonde hair.
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Heh, where did Grant come from? He wasan't even associated with that book officially.

Inertia had a cool look to him though, so give yourself a pat on the back too.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   TJLamb0518 is offline   #61
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No way was Ted B-List. B-List characters, by definition, are in at least a book a month (or two depending on shipping schedules). .
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Okay....where are these definitions listed?
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ohoni is offline   #62
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Okay....where are these definitions listed?
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Old July 25th, 2006   Brian LaBelle is offline   #63
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I think your B and C list characters are some peoples A list heroes and vice versa.

I think Thaddeus is A list personally.
 
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Old July 25th, 2006   Ohoni is offline   #64
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I think your B and C list characters are some peoples A list heroes and vice versa.

I think Thaddeus is A list personally.
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The lists aren't terribly subjective. It's not about who's favorite character it is. It's about Q rating. Thad is definitely D-List, no matter how cool he is, because he only ever appeared in nine issues of a lower tier comic, which most people don't even remember.

A-list characters are universal. It doesn't matter who your favorite character is, doesn't matter who mine is, eveyone knows the A-listers, even outside of comics (Batman, Superman, etc.). B-Listers are those who might be recognizable to non-comic fans, and are instantly recognizable to most comic fans, and almost always appear in an ongoing title. C-Listers are popular guest stars, villains, and supporting characters who are fairly well known to comic fans, but largely unknown outside the comics community. D-Listers are fairly unknown even among comic fans, or perhaps just unliked by most of them, and are generally characters that made limited appearances in smaller titles, or made appearances in books that almost nobody read, and are therefore largely unknown. F-Listers nobody knows who they are, they are that unmemorable.
 
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