Woomer

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Name: Andrew Woomer

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    What’s a surefire way to get me to turn on a comic I love reading? Two steps. 1) Make the…

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    I’ll admit it right off the bat: I was afraid of this series. I love Green Lantern, love what Geoff…

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    Woomer's Recent Comments
    June 25, 2012 12:43 pm Yes. Agreed to all of this. With the rise of social media, the comics industry is somehow using it to become MORE insular. Creators make themselves available on these networks, but react poorly when people ask them questions. I've seen it happen many times on Twitter. The idea that you can ask someone a question and be told "Ask someone else, because I won't talk to you until you're educated about it" is backwards and rude. I don't know. I'm grumpy today anyway.
    December 8, 2011 1:30 pm I saw this a few days ago and have been salivating ever since. I'll probably wind up getting the ones for Secret of the Unicorn, Red Rackham's Treasure, and the two Moon story covers. Amazing.
    December 2, 2011 4:22 pm Hear, hear. If you just have a perception of someone, that doesn't mean you know them. The perception is A) only part of who they are and B) probably not really accurate anyway. Just treat people like people, no matter whether they're famous or just a Twitter handle.
    November 17, 2011 12:54 pm No, I don't think it drastically alters Diana's character. She may believe it does and that's where a good story comes in. It creates conflict within the character, something I think Wonder Woman's been lacking. But she's still dealing with it as Wonder Woman, as Diana. The story is coming from the revelation. I like it.
    November 16, 2011 2:12 pm Interesting. I don't watch Harry's Law and have only the vaguest idea of what it is, but I'll watch for this. Always nice to see Erica Durance. She's pretty talented, as well as just pretty.
    November 10, 2011 11:57 am Tintin was a major part of my childhood reading. I had the large, full format books from Europe than Paul mentioned in his post and they've long since fallen apart from the multiple readings over the years. I'd add "The Crab with the Golden Claws" to this article's list. It's a straight up, globe-trotting detective adventure. And it's a good one to start with, as it's the first to feature Captain Haddock. I remember being amused as a kid by "Tintin in America". Hergè's perception of America, at least as he expressed in the comic, was Tintin battling gangsters (and Al Capone?) in the sprawling metropolis of Chicago and then encountering Indians basically when he left the city limits. The series has some bonkers stories, though. "The Shooting Star" has giant exploding mushrooms, a gorilla runs rampant in a Scottish castle in "The Black Island", and "Flight 714" deals with ancient aliens and telepathy. All cracking stories, but not the best to jump in. Although, who knows? Just pick up a story and dive in.
    November 10, 2011 11:41 am Yes! I forget if it's in Destination: Moon or Explorers on the Moon, but I can remember, as a kid, poring over the schematic of that red and white checked rocket endlessly. And Snowy got a bubble-headed spacesuit too!
    November 4, 2011 10:24 am As with every Weekly Sketch Up, there's always something I would immediately buy, were it available. I would make space on my already cluttered walls for that Rocketeer sketch.
    October 26, 2011 10:49 am She was clearly put in as connective tissue for the next event, whether it was a return to the old DCU or not. I do think it's too early to fire up another massive linewide event, although I can see them using the explanation of "This is the first time this has ever happened in the new DCU" to fight fatigue and bolster interest. DiDio's mentioned that there have been no Crises in this universe, so perhaps it'll be something along those lines. The Pink Lady clearly has some semblance of world manipulation and universe authority. I hope not, though. I like the concept of the Pink Lady, I liked going back and searching for her in the #1s. It was a neat form of Easter egg. And with Justice League on a six-week schedule, hopefully everything else in the DCU will be settled in by the time the team's together and the Darkseid arc finished. Perhaps then it won't feel too soon to be launching a Pink Lady event.
    September 26, 2011 2:49 pm Hear hear, Ali! I thought the same things as I read last week's stack. The women in BoP, Wonder Woman, and Batwoman are characters, people who have stories to tell and emotions to convey. That's what interests me. However, reading Catwoman and Starfire told me only that they have tits and like to fuck. Not a strong presentation for a continuing story. Okay, there are your boobs... where's your character?