Historical reasons. It’s a chemical weapon, and so is banned under the Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare.
Everyone has an opinion on the matter, but I’ve always thought Spike was such a multi-racial mix that there isn’t any particularly ethnicity he’d identify with. He’s a Mars-born, green-haired, brown-eyed guy with a German name, carrying an Israeli handgun and practicing a Chinese martial art. Cho is fine, if rather… Read more
The continuity stuff that makes me laugh every time is the tech differences. It’s supposed to be just months later but Kero goes from playing on Sakura’s Super Famicom to playing Call of Duty online on a PS4 with Spinny. Or that they had “high tech” walkie talkies to now smartphones. Read more
Good gravy, yes please!
I really hope he shows up in Shazam 2. Just imagine a buddy film starring Shazam and Superman. Superman spends the whole film playing the straight man, trying to teach Billy how to be a proper superhero, and Billy spends the whole film fanboying over hanging out with Superman. Also Cavill needs to star in a Superman… Read more
I’m confused about how some people use the word “reboot.” I always thought it described something that was a complete break with what came before. Daniel Craig’s Bond movies, for instance were a reboot, with no connection to previous Bond films. But these POTA movies sound like a continuation of what came before,… Read more
Good. Joss Whedon’s Justice League is a confused Frankenstein mess of a movie, but CGI-upper lip aside, I like the reshot scenes of Superman. You can actually see what Cavill would look like if he actually played Superman like a human being that enjoys being alive and having superpowers. As long as Zack Snyder doesn’t… Read more
So this is basically a Star Wars-themed version of Legends of the Hidden Temple? Seems awesome!
Just for the record, I haven’t even seen the Suicide Squad movie. I’ve never liked the idea of the Suicide Squad, I always thought if Superman, Batman, et al found out the criminals they put away were being released to do black ops, their first and last action would be to drop the anvil on everyone who allowed the… Read more
Whilst I concede that there is a shortage of new projects out there as a result of Covid, can I possibly be the only reader tired of the non-step coverage of old Trek and She-Ra in recent times. Perhaps it is time for Io9's writers to diversify into comic book and book review/news as in times of old, which might… Read more