July 7, 2011

On why he was excited to go to COMIC CON this year...

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  1. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA.

    Heh.

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  2. Just like when people protested Valve's Left 4 Dead 2 and put them out of business! Oh wait.

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  3. I'm actually excited about the relaunch. DC has kind of pissed me off for a few years now with being late and piss poor story lines. I hope that this new jumpstart will go well. Previews last week really looked good. I'm really excited for the new Justice League book and Justice League Dark.

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  4. Why would they protest Left 4 Dead 2? I thought people loved getting games made by Valve.

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  5. Oh to be young naive idealist again.

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  6. *sarcasm mode on* Yes, because the comic industry is famous for listening to its fanbase.

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  7. Anonymous @ 2:14 PM, There's a laundry list of complaints over here.

    By the by, didn't it turn out that a bunch of people that were part of this boycott had actually preordered L4D2?

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  8. @Alasdair - Hence the relevance.

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  9. I didn't know it worked that way. Here I come Marvel...you WILL give Spidey back his Spider-Sense!

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  10. Out of Left Field Guy7/07/2011 5:36 PM

    I'm sure they'll miss you and your 3 friends.

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  11. That is just so cute! He actually thinks big companies listen to people! OR that anyone with actual decision making power doesn't hate the customers!

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  12. I like how everyone is laughing because he thinks he can make a change and big companies won't listen.

    It's funny because he wants to change their changes. That they are going to make a real change...about some real change.

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  13. I give 12 months and the old numbering will be back. Prime example Captain America 1 came out 3 years ago and now it's up to 619

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  14. The first poster had the exact same response as I did a moment ago.

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  15. "I mean, I'll still buy anything even tangetically involving Batman, no matter how awful and overpriced it may be, but that just gives them MORE reason to hear my voice, right?"

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  16. *sigh*
    TANGENTICALLY, I meen.
    HERP DERP

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  17. And if that doesn't work, we'll start an e-petition!

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  18. Is that a real thing? Are a bunch of angry nerds REALLY going to protest DC at SDCC?

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  19. Remember when people were complaining about the convoluted state of the DC Universe, and wishing for another Crisis on Infinite Earths-style reboot? When was that, last year?

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  20. He's aware, of course, that large swathes of humanity still aren't sure how they are going to not die tomorrow.

    Liking comics is one thing, calling for "mass protests" is another.

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  21. Sure, if you're loud enough. But listening =/= obeying.

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  22. Meh, I feel his pain, but fail to see the point of protest. If you don't like it, don't buy it. Just wait a few months, and DC will put it all back the way it was. Till then, go outside. It's nice out.

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  23. Let's get tough. The time for talking is over. Call it extreme if you like, but I propose we hit it hard and hit it fast with a major - and I mean major - leaflet campaign, and while DC is reeling from that, we'd follow up with a whist drive, a car boot sale, some street theatre and possibly even some benefit concerts. Okay? Now, if that's not enough, I'm sorry, it's time for the T-shirts: "Resets Out" ... "Single Digit Issue Numbers?, No Thanks" ... and if that's not enough, well, I don't know what will be.

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  24. I work in a comic book store but I do not call myself an "expert" on DC comics. I'm more of a Marvel Guy myself, however, consumers in my store are, for now, protesting with their wallets. Several DC subscriptions have been canceled where I work and we aren't selling as many individual releases as we used to. That being said, DC will do what it wants to do and holding a protest at SDCC isn't going to do anything but get you on the 11 news if it's a slow news day.

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  25. It could be worse. It could be a Facebook group.

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