Name: Ian Schmidt
jcfrk4lfe's Recent Comments
May 15, 2013 10:39 am I'm all for that character being Luke Cage, and I like that actor and understand why Joss chooses great people and continues to use them, but at this point he's really shot himself in the foot. It's going to be way to expensive to have that many split screen shots in his Serenity/Angel/Dollhouse/Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. crossover extravaganza. Also, I don't think I've ever noticed how many one word shows Joss has done. Does that mean this show will be four times as good, or get cancelled four times as quickly?
January 24, 2013 6:33 pm "Okay, guys, here's my idea. We open up on Padme's delivery of the twins, right? But then all of a sudden this ship shows up and starts shooting up the place! The twins barely survive, but they lose their mother in the process. This makes them edgier, and now we can do whatever we want because it creates an alternate timeline! What? No, it doesn't sound familiar to me at all. This is a totally new idea. Anyhow, we fast forward in time to Luke in Starfleet Academy... Wait, nope, that's not right, is it?"
January 24, 2013 5:15 pm Chris Hardwick, the Mandroid, should fight Hyeena, the Amalgam combination of Joker/Harley Quinn and Sabertooth. It's almost as ridiculous as Hardwick can sometimes be.
January 22, 2013 10:55 am I remember wondering about Marvel's section in Islands of Adventure when Disney bought Marvel. I seemed to have remembered hearing Universal's contract was up in 2012, but I wasn't able to find anything about it when I looked earlier. Maybe Universal decided there was too much of an investment for them to lose the rights. Maybe I remember incorrectly. Maybe Disney and Universal are secretly owned by Warner Brothers (it would explain why Hogwarts is at the same amusement park). The real question is: Why is no one capitalizing on Kirby's birthplace.
January 18, 2013 4:49 pm Thanks for giving some input on the beta, kory. It sounds like a good change!
January 18, 2013 12:51 pm I've dabbled in the MDCU in the past and have liked the ability to go back to stuff I hadn't read. I started reading around 1998 and even then it was almost exclusively X-Men. Plus some of the newer stuff like Dan Slott's Spider-Man are still pricey to go back to the beginning and catch up on. However, reading on a computer screen is just not enjoyable. A tablet screen feels much better and fits the comic pages better, too. They sent a "come back, please" message a while ago and mentioned the app in beta. I will probably check that out when it comes out of the testing phase. If they integrate it with their regular app it may even help sales. They could easily have something at the end of an issue that say "if you like this, catch up with the current arch Now!"
January 11, 2013 4:21 pm I was very thankful for my comic mail subscriptions when I was no longer able to afford monthly comics. I was hoping to start subscriptions in December when I got birthday and Christmas money and then renew each year. Unfortunately Marvel double ships almost everything (or at least it feels like they do) so that plan failed. DC cancelled my subscriptions to Animal Man and Swamp Thing half way through and it would now be cheaper to just order single issues from DCBS. All of this is now a moot point, though, since I'm far enough behind that I might as well trade wait.
January 11, 2013 4:16 pm I think most states charge sales tax on periodicals. Here in Nebraska I pay tax, but once when I was in Michigan I did not.
January 7, 2013 10:19 pm I am the Ian from Crete. Just so it's clear, I'm from Crete, Nebraska. Not as exciting, but also not as potentially dangerous, apparently.
January 7, 2013 10:17 pm This is one of the few teasers where I have no idea what this title is going to be. That is exciting.