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Category Archives: Big Ideas

New Rules for DC Superhero Movies

The Justice League movie. The Holy Grail for nerds. And like the Holy Grail, obtaining it has proven to be no easy task. While Marvel and Disney have been successfully kicking out the jams with their MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), releasing one decent superhero movie after another, all culminating in the spectacular blockbuster The Avengers, …

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A Superman Video Game That Wouldn’t Suck

A few days ago, a member of the Toonzone Forums created a thread asking the question “Should Rocksteady make a Superman video game?” Without a doubt, the most common statement that I’ve heard from people saying why a Superman video game wouldn’t work is this one: “The problem with Superman is that he’s almost invincible …

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Bringing Action Back, Part 3: Some Possible Solutions

As you can guess by the title, this is a follow-up to “Bringing Action Back”. By now we all know the situation: action cartoons are in a bad way right now. The recent 2-month hiatus of Beware the Batman (which has already been covered by Jason in “Beware the Backlash”) is just the latest blow …

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Fixing Hub Nights

As regular readers of this blog know by now, I’m not a huge fan of The Hub’s nighttime schedule, and would really like to see it revised. I’m not saying get rid of the 1980’s family sitcoms, especially since they seem to be working, I just don’t feel that The Hub should rely solely on …

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Justice League, The Movie, The Dream Casting

One reason why I’m pumped for the premiere of the new Superman movie Man of Steel on June 14th, aside from the fact that I’m a major Superman fan, is that if Man of Steel does well at the box office, then it will kick open the door for the long awaited and long speculated …

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