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Desc:It's cool to like comics now! We swear!
Tags:90s, comic books, dc comics
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There's so much wrong with this video.

I mean, come on, how are you supposed to read in that light?
infinite zest
Action Stories don't necessarily lead to Action Action

They're not for kids anymore. Horror comics like Sandman, 'action' titles like Watchmen, Garth Ennis's obsession with severed faces and bizarre disabilities.
And Rob Liefeld. Tits like death stars, waists like soda cans, roids galore and an all consuming fear of drawing hands and feet.

"Tits like death stars, waists like soda cans"

It took me an inordinate amount of time to understand what you were saying because, well, a diagram is worth a thousand words:


I went to public school. When I don't know how to properly pause a sentence I start dropping commas.

I also enjoy the hyphen.

When my friend Mark got caught shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in 1998, he thought he'd confuse the old white manager lady by rapping and dancing, and then suddenly running out the door. It didn't work. He ended up getting community service. Racially insensitive as I was, I started calling him "Bojangles." To this day he refuses to use my first name. He just calls me "Cracker".

But yeah man. Tits like Death Stars. Waists like soda cans.


The birds like tender babies in your hands.

This is like a greatest hits lineup of all the most ineffective advertising techniques. Especially the ones where you lead off by denying a negative perception about your product.

DC Comics: Not just for kids anymore!

McDonald's: Not ALL our customers are diabetic! Some are pre-diabetic!

United Airlines: None of the OTHER passengers on that flight got beaten up and thrown out!

Pepsi: Okay, but we could have made a commercial where Kendall Jenner just shoots the protestors.
Self denigration worked for Dominos Pizza.

To be fair, Dominos equally denigrates all of humanity through its sheer existence.

infinite zest
Do you mean the discontinuation of Avoid The Noid? He was actually successful but there was a dude named Noid who inevitably held up a Dominoes or something. Or if you mean the pizza, I'd honestly rather go hungry for the night than order Dominoes, and it's probably healthier for me too.

infinite zest
Spirit Airlines: Taking The Heat Off of United Since 20-yesterday!

Selling tickets to the millennial geek train before the nerd-coolies finished laying the track.
Surely I'm not the only one who thinks 90s comic art in general and especially the stuff they're hawking here i just about the ugliest thing out there.
infinite zest
Ronin's in there, which I think is pretty neat, but it's like appreciating Jamie Hewett. Definitely not for everybody. And Killing Joke looks like all the DC stuff these days (from the perspective of someone who doesn't read 'em regularly). But yeah, this was before Sandman started getting artists like Yoshitaka Amano, and Watchmen was always just plain ugly.

Seven Arts/H8 Red
Nothing says "capturing the zeitgeist of the mid-1990s" like showcasing comics mostly from the early-to-late 1980s.

Also, if DC wanted to showcase a line of adult comics, having The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract on screen while partially obscuring Why I Hate Saturn is confusing as hell.
So we've got one comic there that tries to portray sleeping with an underage girl as edgy and badass, and another comic that was created with the editorial blessing of, and I quote, "cripple the bitch".

I'm not at all convinced the Olivia d'Abo lookalike would be impressed with your reading choices. But you know what you might try doing, DC? How about writing a few comics that don't make girls / women feel all skeeved out.

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