Lincoln warned us not to believe anything you read on the web.
This needs significantly more attention
No one complained about Season 8 because of the visual effects being lacking. So how about we just keep this comments section positive, since it's celebrating the pretty incredible technical work this team accomplished? There are a million other places where you can complain about the writing.
Agreed. I was jut thinking the other day that The Boys is less a critique of superheroes and more an evisceration of comic book companies.
I watched the first episode last night and to my surprise it was actually pretty good.
I’d say a lot of people are missing out, especially with the Green Lantern/Green Arrow run in the 1960's and 1970's that tackled a lot of what it meant to be a superhero. It tackled racism, the very first story featured a bunch of black kids attacking a man and Green Lantern “heroically” saving him (he was a slumlord…
Gwar fans have more fun, I think.
“For comic book fans, the idea that superheroes might not be paragons of virtue hasn’t been novel since 1986, when Frank Miller’s scripts for The Dark Knight Returns deconstructed Batman and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen created a superhero universe populated by deeply flawed humans (powers notwithstanding).”
It’s pretty good. Personally I don’t really dig the animation, but the stories are very enjoyable.
He’s that shitty trifecta of arrogant, dismissive and thin-skinned.