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by loki
Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Name that 2001 celebrity!
Replies: 10
Views: 671

Re: Name that 2001 celebrity!

There's plenty of other fictional characters who are real in the MU (not counting the Marvel characters themselves), so no reason Ali G couldn't be. And it'd be very weird for Sacha Baron Cohen to go along to a sporting event as Ali G unless he was performing (no evidence that he is), as weird as it...
by loki
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Flashbacks in Uncanny X-Force #17
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Re: Flashbacks in Uncanny X-Force #1

Can anyone propose where the flashbacks in last week's Uncanny X-Force #1 should go? 1st FB: Professor X has Angel work with a bazooka because Xavier predicts "difficulty in the coming years." I think the only time Angel was ever seen with a bazooka was on the cover of UX 1, but never in-story. Ice...
by loki
Mon Nov 14, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Name That Alien! (Prison World -- Wolverine v2 #133-138)
Replies: 11
Views: 860

Re: Name That Alien! (Prison World -- Wolverine v2 #133-138)

#21-22 the small one is from the race of Jar Jar Binks (Star Wars alien) No, Gungans have long snouts, he has no nose. He does look annoyingly familiar though - I'm sure I've seen his species before. And now I've got it - he's a Courga, first seen in Marvel Presents #5's Guardians of the Galaxy sto...
by loki
Sat Nov 12, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Flashback in Punisher War Journal v2 #3
Replies: 4
Views: 274

Re: Flashback in Punisher War Journal v2 #3

Even without the sliding timescale meaning it isn't Vietnam, there's no way the Captain America seen in this fb can be Steve Rogers, who would still have been frozen when Frank Castle was doing his basic training; Frank did five tours of duty (Frank should also still be using his Castiglione name du...
by loki
Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

Re: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US

Ant-Man's story (HC #48-49) has nothing to help place it, bar it being printed immediately following a reprint of Marvel Feature #10. Since Pym had briefly reverted to being Ant-Man around this time, I see no reason not to place the HC story right after this. This would mean that the Yellowjacket l...
by loki
Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Villains in Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: Villains in Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1

Paladin is also fighting a fanged character in a hat and fur collar that looks familiar. I guess they're all old Luke Cage villains. Looking again I recognize the fanged guy from his eyes and dodgy 'stache. It's Cornell Cottomouth http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix/cotnmc.htm who also turned up last...
by loki
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Villains in Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: Villains in Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1

Sounds like the members of the "Flashmob" that Nightshade organized in Shadowlands: Power Man #2 - Mr. Fish, Spear, Commanche, Chemistro, Cheshire Cat, Cockroach Hamilton. The fanged guy sounds like it might be Piranha Jones, though the clothes aren't a good match, and he'd need to have recovered fr...
by loki
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Universe Designations
Replies: 5
Views: 989

Re: Universe Designations

The numbers are semi-random - as Russ notes, there's a system often used involving publication dates, in homage to how fans originally speculated Moore got the initial 616 that kicked it all off, but that's mainly because if people "choose numbers at random" you generally find you are not really bei...
by loki
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: X-Men: Chaos War mistakes
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: X-Men: Chaos War mistakes

I do not post very often so I hope that I am posting this in the correct place. I just finished reading the X-Men: Chaos War trade paperback and am thoroughly disgusted with the whole series. There are a number of errors in the dialogue that contradict X-Men continuity and Thunderbird’s history in ...
by loki
Sat Aug 27, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

Re: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US

Merlin's comment implies it was CB passing through the interdimensional void that caused Ralf to go off course.

As stories go, it was okay, bar Kilgore Slaughter's dodgy name, until part 4, which feels extremely rushed.
by loki
Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

Re: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US

Could you folks explain the Timesmasher/Captain Britain connection that you keep referring to? -Jeph! Yes, we could. . . . . . . . . . . . . Oh, wait. You mean "would you," not "could you." :P I've mentioned the strip to you before - check your e-mail of 6th November 2008, back when we were discuss...
by loki
Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

Re: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US

Time Smasher is recognised as being 616, and is mentioned in Merlyn's handbook entry. It's not on MCP yet, and we hadn't gotten as far as discussing it here. It's going to have minimal impact on the chronologies here - most of the characters in the story have not been seen before or since. The only...
by loki
Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

Re: Marvel stories set in 616, produced outside the US

Time Smasher is recognised as being 616, and is mentioned in Merlyn's handbook entry. It's not on MCP yet, and we hadn't gotten as far as discussing it here. It's going to have minimal impact on the chronologies here - most of the characters in the story have not been seen before or since. The only ...
by loki
Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: Marvel Universe
Topic: Lucifer
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Lucifer

No idea. Especially since the newest GR series has re-re-re-re-re-retconned Mephisto into being the devil behind Johnny's curse... *brickwall* At this point, they should just assign it to a Council of Devils or something, making them all true... Pretty much what the handbooks have been forced to su...
by loki
Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: SCAN/INFO REQUEST: Timely and Atlas vampires
Replies: 0
Views: 380

SCAN/INFO REQUEST: Timely and Atlas vampires

A request for help: part of the upcoming Vampires handbook is an appendix on Marvel vampires, but we're having difficulty sourcing some images and info on a few Atlas/Timely era vamps. If anyone here might be able to assist with any of the following, please drop me an e-mail at ohotmu@gmail.com, the...