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Tanthius

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Ed Love

Subj: Re: A few thoughts on this weeks issue. [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 at 02:09:33 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: A few thoughts on this weeks issue. [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 at 09:30:08 am EDT

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> Did anyone understand the message "GO" written on the wood pole? Did Midnight carve that? Interesting little hint at... something. Maybe I'm simply too tired right now to think critically enough to place it.
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Like Jason, I originally thought it meant "Goth", however by the end, it looks like someone is killing not only "New" Gods, but also false gods, so it might relate to that.

> And did this issue make anyone else totally excited for the new Superman. He was being something in 1 issue of his arrival the current Superman hasn't done in years. Inspired. He tries to get back so he wont interfere with their lives because he knows he doesn't belong on a world where things were not ruined. What a stand up guy.

hmm. Not really. For one thing his presence and words make zero sense unless Kingdom Come ended about 6 pages earlier than it really did. Everyone didn't die. By the end of the mini, he looked to be in a good place and they were in the process of rebuilding the relationships between the normal and superhuman populaces. And there's nothing in the story to address that this little continuity error is a story point and not an error or willful ignoring/re-writing continuity to make it fit the story.

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> > Did anyone understand the message "GO" written on the wood pole? Did Midnight carve that? Interesting little hint at... something. Maybe I'm simply too tired right now to think critically enough to place it.
> >
> Like Jason, I originally thought it meant "Goth", however by the end, it looks like someone is killing not only "New" Gods, but also false gods, so it might relate to that.
>
> > And did this issue make anyone else totally excited for the new Superman. He was being something in 1 issue of his arrival the current Superman hasn't done in years. Inspired. He tries to get back so he wont interfere with their lives because he knows he doesn't belong on a world where things were not ruined. What a stand up guy.
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> hmm. Not really. For one thing his presence and words make zero sense unless Kingdom Come ended about 6 pages earlier than it really did. Everyone didn't die. By the end of the mini, he looked to be in a good place and they were in the process of rebuilding the relationships between the normal and superhuman populaces. And there's nothing in the story to address that this little continuity error is a story point and not an error or willful ignoring/re-writing continuity to make it fit the story.

I understand this problem but KC was written before all the IC mumbo jumbo. Which means that it may not have finished the same way in the new multiverse. Im a pretty big continuity stickler but any chance to have a Superman that I don't hate gets me going. When Kal-L died I just about burned the issue, im a golden age fan. And the current Superman needs to learn a thing or two about being a real hero and since Billy Batson is now the wizard looks like KC Superman is the next best choice.
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> Golden-age hero and villain encyclopedia: www.geocities.com/cash_gorman
>
> http://hero-goggles.blogspot.com/

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