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    Oct 26, 2010, 6:09 PM - Superman going emo?? #1

    Superman Gets a Hipster Makeover - Crush: Hollywood's Next Generation - omg! on Yahoo

    Someone needs to inform them of the characters name. It's SuperMAN, not Superteen.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 6:33 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #2

    I see kids like this at the mall all the time.

    I usually try to hit them with my truck.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 6:41 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #3

    We're in big trouble.


    Calgon, take me back to the 1980's!
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    Oct 26, 2010, 6:51 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #4

    The "new" Supes to me looks like a pissed off teen with a lot of angst and attitude, hiding under a hoodie...

    No way in Hell will I ever accept *that* image as Superman, and I truly expect Chris Reeve to be spinning in his grave times 10 at the thought alone...

    EDIT

    Oh, and in order to leave a comment, you need to be registered with Yahoo... I ain't, and I just wasted 10 minutes of my like registering so I could post my one and only thought on the matter, on this site...

    WTF ever happened to signing in or commenting as a "guest"? without needing to sign up?
    Last edited by gunnerk19; Oct 26, 2010 at 7:06 PM.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 7:47 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #5

    gunnerk19 said: View Post
    Oh, and in order to leave a comment, you need to be registered with Yahoo... I ain't, and I just wasted 10 minutes of my like registering so I could post my one and only thought on the matter, on this site...

    WTF ever happened to signing in or commenting as a "guest"? without needing to sign up?
    Websites started getting sued for comments left by anonymous users so now they make you sign up.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 7:50 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #6

    Looks like an jackass.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:01 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #7

    Y'know - one day these people will get ahold of the bible and we'll have Emo Jesus and Twilight God.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:16 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #8

    Oh look, another ill-conceived reboot.
  9. themanwoaname is offline themanwoaname
    Oct 26, 2010, 8:19 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #9

    its not superman emo, its an attempt to make an ultimate version of dc. all star isnt happening anymore because grant morrison and jim lee cant keep up with their egos. its not even a reboot, its not emo superman, its not any negative light you can shed on it.

    give it a chance. its only going to be offered in graphic novel every few months so new readers can try out comic books.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:19 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #10

    He'll feel *really* bad when he realizes he can't cut himself.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:20 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #11

    How can we reboot Superman so that we can get a young audience, yet not **** off the old fans?

    We can't!

    No, no, there has to be a way. Teenage vampires are all the thing now. Let's give him red eyes!

    Why?

    Because red eyes are cool!

    That's lame!

    No. work with me. We need to make him edgier. More firece, lean and cut.

    Let's just leave him alone.

    No, no, you're thinking too small! We need to re-boot this guy. Let's make him young again!

    Why not just make ANOTHER Superboy and give him a hoodie?

    HOODIE! See, now you're getting into it!

    That was sarcasm!

    Too late, it's a great idea! Now he has a hoodie, and low wasted jeans so that we can really see his abs!

    You're retarted!

    Not really! Now we need to grab that young audience so that we can get those vampire lovers to read him.

    Do you remember the whole death of Superman-rebirth-red-blue-Superman crap in the 90's?

    This will work.

    Just do his freaking back story and make it a one off then!

    AWESOME! Everybody wins!




    Yea, I bet it went something like that!
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:28 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #12

    I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:29 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #13

    It sucks.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:33 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #14

    At least it isn't the normal superman continuity though I am disturbed that its written by the guy who gave us that really good 9-11 issue of spiderman and babylon 5.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:49 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #15

    Good Lord... What a mess! I hate this wave of teenage angst. When I was a kid at least it was the ACDC type of defiance.
  16. themanwoaname is offline themanwoaname
    Oct 26, 2010, 8:51 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #16

    i just want to be sure the same crowd hating this isnt the same crowd that's praised the new wonderwoman change.

    that is a shining example of what sucks.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 8:59 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #17

    lol. Yeah emo was apparently on the tail end of my teenage years when i got out of high school. Back then being emo would get you sent to a therapist. Somewhere in the last 13 years being like this is fashionable and we wonder why kids are becoming whiny morons.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 9:03 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #18

    Ya know, you guyz just don't have the brains those Hollywood types do, you gotta be hip, if your going to make a film that last the times, you have to take something from the now, something thats currently popular, like date the film to the now times, thats whatcha do, something thats classical. You masses and fans don't know what you want, Hollywood does.
  19. ONEYE is offline ONEYE
    Oct 26, 2010, 9:22 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #19

    My main problem with Superman is Superman himself. He can't be killed, he has awesome powers. Is he brave? Doesn't count, when you can't die, you have nothing to fear, so in essence, you don't need to be brave. People around him can and do die though. However, when you have virtually unlimited power you can sure protect them until natural causes take effect.

    I wish I was smart enough to draw a comparison to Marvel's Hulk character "Maestro". However, there is some kind of comparison there.

    Emotions for Superman, teenage Supes? Oh man, the character's outlived himself. It's time for an end to the character, let him "live" in his history and our memories. Find some way to have him fight an epic, terminating battle to save humanity, then die, really die, not come back, ever.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 9:39 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #20

    ^^^Blasphemer!!!!!

    They scaled back his powers a number of years ago and removed all the baggage characters during the first Crisis. Then they brought everything that sucked back like the Red and Blue Superman all the way to Krypto over the years.

    In other news, I'm watching Superman right now, and am at the part where Ms. Teschmacher needs a vigorous CPR treatment. Which led to me searching for Valerie Perrine on Google...with the safe search off. Yeah...
  21. ONEYE is offline ONEYE
    Oct 26, 2010, 9:41 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #21

    oujala said: View Post
    ^^^Blasphemer!!!!!
    Hmmm, your avatar, speaks... volumes!
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    Oct 26, 2010, 9:56 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #22

    This will be talked about in years to come in the same way we talk about "new" Coke....

    ugh
  23. ONEYE is offline ONEYE
    Oct 26, 2010, 9:58 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #23

    I vaguely remember clear Coke or was it clear Pepsi?
  24. themanwoaname is offline themanwoaname
    Oct 26, 2010, 10:04 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #24

    it was crystal pepsi.
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    Oct 26, 2010, 10:37 PM - Re: Superman going emo?? #25

    Everything I've read about this looks good... despite the writer not being a favorite of mine (in fact, I've just about dropped the regular title since he's taken over).

    It's Clark as a young adult, he's going to do things a young adult does. This article is the first I've heard it described as emo. If it is "emo" and it's well written and it fits the character, then dammit, count me in because I sure remember Superman with a mullet and it ain't any different then wearing a hoodie and fitting in with civilization.

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