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DAREDEVIL: NEW AVENGER!
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Pete
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The idea of having DD in the Avengers is crap. The reality will probably be much, much worse. Just another example of this once great company having no idea what to do with its long standing characters, or what actually made them work in the first place. (Yawns)
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Gee
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

People seem to think that DD is too low powered for the avengers, this is really not a valid opinion, is he lower powered than Hawkeye? Black Widow? Mockingbird? Seriously? He maybe more powerful than Captain America too. So the power thing is not an issue really, the guy is maybe the top ninja in the Marvel U, he can do the stealth thing better than anyone, can break in and out of anywhere, he can stop the team ever being ambushed or surprised again, (altho Bendis does often forget about his powers!).
The team does seem a bit overloaded mind you, maybe they may be moving their roster a little with DD coming in?
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Cassecou
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't forget that DD was part of the team in "Secret War"... Hum... In fact, we should forget that ! It was such a disapointment.
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Guardian-Devil
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SPOILER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!



First Look At Daredevil's Explosive Arrival In The New Avengers!

Pic 1:
http://media.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads/10300/1313592891.jpg

Pic:2
http://media.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads/10300/1313592901.jpg
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Dimetre
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guardian-Devil wrote:

Pic:2
http://media.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads/10300/1313592901.jpg

I'm not sure how effective Daredevil would be with a machine gun. It sure would bombard his hearing and smell, in addition to the vibrating and heated gun. I know it's just one panel in a comic book, but this really stretches my suspension of disbelief. But it's Bendis, so that's what I get. Razz
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Pete
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That second pic is one of the worst, if not the worst, depiction of this character i have ever seen
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AP
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pete wrote:
That second pic is one of the worst, if not the worst, depiction of this character i have ever seen


So true. It's something I would expect to see in the 70's when most writers ignored that he was blind the majority of the time. Not very encouraging.
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RGdesigner
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm kinda skeptical about Matt Murdock becoming an Avenger myself, however, here and other places I see people panicking because of these teaser images. Now if you don't like the art style, thats one thing, but I'd wait to see the context of scene otherwise. Remember "Born Again", arguably the best Daredevil story of all time, had Matt shooting down a helicopter, pilot and all, with a grenade launcher.
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Dimetre
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RGdesigner wrote:
I'm kinda skeptical about Matt Murdock becoming an Avenger myself, however, here and other places I see people panicking because of these teaser images. Now if you don't like the art style, thats one thing, but I'd wait to see the context of scene otherwise. Remember "Born Again", arguably the best Daredevil story of all time, had Matt shooting down a helicopter, pilot and all, with a grenade launcher.

I think Daredevil can aim a weapon and fire, making him good for one blast, but a machine gun makes sustained racket, and I'm pretty sure he would be useless with one. The panel shows him firing off shell after shell, and it's silly.
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AP
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dimetre wrote:
RGdesigner wrote:
I'm kinda skeptical about Matt Murdock becoming an Avenger myself, however, here and other places I see people panicking because of these teaser images. Now if you don't like the art style, thats one thing, but I'd wait to see the context of scene otherwise. Remember "Born Again", arguably the best Daredevil story of all time, had Matt shooting down a helicopter, pilot and all, with a grenade launcher.

I think Daredevil can aim a weapon and fire, making him good for one blast, but a machine gun makes sustained racket, and I'm pretty sure he would be useless with one. The panel shows him firing off shell after shell, and it's silly.


Exactly. You can't compare the New Avengers art to what happened in Born Again, though I'm sure the similarities aren't unintentional. The first thing I noticed when I saw the art was the similarity to the rocket shot in Born Again..... except the New Avengers art comes off as completely idiotic and forced.

I recall DD shot one of Punisher's guns once during Miller's run. But that was one shot from a handgun, not a high caliber automatic weapon. Unless it's some weird dream sequence, there's no circumstance where firing such a gun makes sense.
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