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Ham

Subj: Re: New All-Star Squadron- Missing Ingredients
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 at 02:47:29 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: New All-Star Squadron- Missing Ingredients
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 at 02:46:51 pm EDT

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> > > > The new line-up is nice, but it is missing three major ingredients:
> > > >
> > > > Earth-2!!
> > > > WWII!!!!
> > > > and most importantly:
> > > > ROY THOMAS!!!!!!
> > > >
> > > > The All-Star Squadron, in order to work, must be based on Earth-2, written by Roy (or with his involvement) tying in Golden Age stories, based during WWII and keeping that fun spirit that the original series had.
> > > > How about Roy plotting and Geoff Johns writing?
> > >
> > > How about Roy stick to writing his fanzine and let Johns do what he does, which is write good NEW stories?
> > >
> > > My gawd, man! Don't wish for some kind of "return of Roy Thomas"... that's the last thing Dc needs right now.
> > >
> > Roy Thomas wrote some of the BEST JSA/A*S stories ever. Easily above GJ's level.
>
> Yes, God forbid DC let someone write for the JSA who actually understands and loves the team and it's history. We certainly don't want anyone on that title that can not only straighten out the continuity wrecked by other writers but improve upon the characters in the process. Stay away from the JSA Roy Thomas, you raise the bar too high for others!

Amen, brotehr!

> > > > > The new line-up is nice, but it is missing three major ingredients:
> > > > >
> > > > > Earth-2!!
> > > > > WWII!!!!
> > > > > and most importantly:
> > > > > ROY THOMAS!!!!!!
> > > > >
> > > > > The All-Star Squadron, in order to work, must be based on Earth-2, written by Roy (or with his involvement) tying in Golden Age stories, based during WWII and keeping that fun spirit that the original series had.
> > > > > How about Roy plotting and Geoff Johns writing?
> > > >
> > > > How about Roy stick to writing his fanzine and let Johns do what he does, which is write good NEW stories?
> > > >
> > > > My gawd, man! Don't wish for some kind of "return of Roy Thomas"... that's the last thing Dc needs right now.
> > > >
> > > Roy Thomas wrote some of the BEST JSA/A*S stories ever. Easily above GJ's level.
> >
> > Yes, God forbid DC let someone write for the JSA who actually understands and loves the team and it's history. We certainly don't want anyone on that title that can not only straighten out the continuity wrecked by other writers but improve upon the characters in the process. Stay away from the JSA Roy Thomas, you raise the bar too high for others!
>
> Amen, brotehr!
Umm, I mean "brother".


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