Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge > Media Center

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-16-2014, 09:22 AM  
BigChiefTablet BigChiefTablet is offline
Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Casino cash: $18225
Thor is now a woman?

http://www.thewrap.com/marvels-thor-...dio-announces/

This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of Marvel's “big three” – Captain American, Iron Man and Thor – Marvel Comics will be introducing an all-new THOR, GOD OF THUNDER. No longer is the classic male hero able to hold the mighty hammer, Mjölnir, a brand new female hero will emerge who will be worthy of the name THOR. Who is she? Where did she come from and what is her connection to Asgard and the Marvel Universe?

“The inscription on Thor's hammer reads ‘Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.’ Well it's time to update that inscription,” says Marvel editor Wil Moss. “The new Thor continues Marvel's proud tradition of strong female characters like Captain Marvel, Storm, Black Widow and more. And this new Thor isn't a temporary female substitute – she's now the one and only Thor, and she is worthy!”

Series writer Jason Aaron emphasizes, “This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is THOR. This is the THOR of the Marvel Universe. But it's unlike any Thor we've ever seen before.”
Posts: 3,257
BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.BigChiefTablet is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 02:01 PM   #16
Bowser Bowser is offline
walking on sunshine
 
Bowser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: In Transition
Casino cash: $5026
They did this shit before in one of those Marvel/DC crossovers...

Posts: 56,385
Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 02:05 PM   #17
Bowser Bowser is offline
walking on sunshine
 
Bowser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: In Transition
Casino cash: $5026
And this idea is crap, btw. "Odindaughter"? "Odingirl?" Pffft.
Posts: 56,385
Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.Bowser is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 02:22 PM   #18
Rausch Rausch is offline
Angry Drunken German
 
Rausch's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Jefferson City, mo., USA
Casino cash: $47169
__________________
Quote:
"He had no teeth, and he was slobbering all over himself. I'm thinking, 'You can have your money back, just get me out of here. Let me go be an accountant." I can't tell you how badly I wanted out of there."
Denver rookie QB John Elway, on Jack Lambert, after Lambert and the Steelers knocked Elway out of his first game as a pro (1983).
Quote:
Originally Posted by rico
I wish I always ended up at gay bars.
Posts: 56,790
Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 03:19 PM   #19
DaveNull DaveNull is offline
Veteran
 
DaveNull's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Villa Straylight
Casino cash: $14800
I trust Jason Aaron on this one. He's been doing some really cool stuff with Southern Bastards and Original Sin.

He also lives in Prairie Villiage.
Posts: 1,792
DaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliDaveNull 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelli
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 04:10 PM   #20
Bufkin Bufkin is offline
2014 n00b of the year winner
 
Bufkin's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2014
Casino cash: $28930
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mennonite View Post
A politically correct promotional stunt in a comic book used to garner media attention for a dying medium that will be undone just before the next shitty movie is released?

I don't believe it.
A dying medium? Lol, this isn't the early 90's. Comic books have probably never been as popular as they are right now.

And this whole thing is stupid. In an attempt to take a feminist approach, they've actually managed to be pretty sexist. Instead of creating a new, interesting female character, or fleshing out an already existing character that hasn't had much time in the spotlight like Sif, they transform a guy into a woman and just keep calling her by the same name.

What a bullshit publicity stunt.
Posts: 3,457
Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.Bufkin has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 06:23 PM   #21
WhiteWhale WhiteWhale is offline
A natural man
 
WhiteWhale's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2011
Location: Doo-Dah
Casino cash: $15202
How many people voicing any concern or discontent about this have ever collected a Thor comic?

I mean, IMO, but who gives a ****?
Posts: 5,207
WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.WhiteWhale is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 06:38 PM   #22
Mennonite Mennonite is offline
Starter
 

Join Date: Jun 2014
Casino cash: $8027
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eric Fisher View Post
A dying medium? Lol, this isn't the early 90's. Comic books have probably never been as popular as they are right now.

Comic book movies are very popular. Comic books don't sell nearly as much as they used to though.
Posts: 743
Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 06:48 PM   #23
Jamie Jamie is online now
Starter
 
Jamie's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Monett, MO
Casino cash: $15008
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eric Fisher View Post
A dying medium? Lol, this isn't the early 90's. Comic books have probably never been as popular as they are right now.

And this whole thing is stupid. In an attempt to take a feminist approach, they've actually managed to be pretty sexist. Instead of creating a new, interesting female character, or fleshing out an already existing character that hasn't had much time in the spotlight like Sif, they transform a guy into a woman and just keep calling her by the same name.

What a bullshit publicity stunt.
Your logic is exactly why I don't think there's any feminist agenda behind this. It's just an attempt to sell some comics, nothing to get all bent out of shape over. And everyone should keep in mind that 1) comics will always revert to a recognizable status quo, and 2) Thor isn't becoming a woman, a woman is going to get Thor's powers from Mjolnir.

Ultimately, this is most likely going to be a story about Thor doing something to become unworthy of wielding Mjolnir and his eventual (and inevitable) redemption. Lady Thor is probably just a spin off of that idea. I mean, un-killing Bucky seemed like a really dumb idea too, and that worked out pretty well. Not to say this will necessarily work as well as that did, but with these characters being used in such a large volume of material over the years there's an element of experimentation that goes with coming up with new stories for them.
Posts: 475
Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 06:55 PM   #24
cabletech94 cabletech94 is offline
Everything is Awesome!!!!!
 
cabletech94's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: The Pitt
Casino cash: $16015
well, if the fans have their way, it will be an eventual return to norm.

just as spiderman was "changed" for a year (or 18 months), status quo will be restored.

yes, i read sm. the thing that irritated me the most was the letters to the editor. they primarily only printed letters from fans that applauded the idea. obviously the majority (who remained out of print) won out.
__________________
Originally Posted by Big Smoke
May as well laugh. Otherwise I will probably break shit.
Posts: 5,868
cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.cabletech94 is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:01 PM   #25
Sorter Sorter is offline
Caralho
 
Sorter's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Casino cash: $20255
__________________
We do not choose our destinies. Yet we must...we must do our duty, no? Great or small, we must do our duty.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mavericks Ace View Post
I have completely given up on Alex Smith as a qb. Its painful to watch. Like, worse than watching Colt McCoy.
Posts: 16,675
Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.Sorter is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:14 PM   #26
Jamie Jamie is online now
Starter
 
Jamie's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Monett, MO
Casino cash: $15008
Quote:
Originally Posted by cabletech94 View Post
well, if the fans have their way, it will be an eventual return to norm.

just as spiderman was "changed" for a year (or 18 months), status quo will be restored.

yes, i read sm. the thing that irritated me the most was the letters to the editor. they primarily only printed letters from fans that applauded the idea. obviously the majority (who remained out of print) won out.
Nothing won out or lost out. Again, these aren't changes, they're storylines. If you really believe that Marvel intended Doc Ock to be Spider-Man forever and only changed it back due to negative fan reaction then you don't understand how comics work at all.
Posts: 475
Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.Jamie must have mowed badgirl's lawn.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:18 PM   #27
Rausch Rausch is offline
Angry Drunken German
 
Rausch's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Jefferson City, mo., USA
Casino cash: $47169
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mennonite View Post
Comic book movies are very popular. Comic books don't sell nearly as much as they used to though.
Part of it is the insane price.

When I started collecting comix in 90 it was 75 cents for an issue.

Now it's anywhere from $2.75 - $3.75

That's a dramatic increase...
__________________
Quote:
"He had no teeth, and he was slobbering all over himself. I'm thinking, 'You can have your money back, just get me out of here. Let me go be an accountant." I can't tell you how badly I wanted out of there."
Denver rookie QB John Elway, on Jack Lambert, after Lambert and the Steelers knocked Elway out of his first game as a pro (1983).
Quote:
Originally Posted by rico
I wish I always ended up at gay bars.
Posts: 56,790
Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rausch is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:19 PM   #28
Mennonite Mennonite is offline
Starter
 

Join Date: Jun 2014
Casino cash: $8027
What amazes me is that with all of the major events taking place in the world that the news media reports these stories.
Posts: 743
Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:23 PM   #29
KCtotheSB KCtotheSB is offline
Pessimistically optimistic.
 
KCtotheSB's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Colorado Springs
Casino cash: $22550
Ther
Posts: 7,814
KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.KCtotheSB has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2014, 07:27 PM   #30
Mennonite Mennonite is offline
Starter
 

Join Date: Jun 2014
Casino cash: $8027
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rausch View Post
Part of it is the insane price.

When I started collecting comix in 90 it was 75 cents for an issue.

Now it's anywhere from $2.75 - $3.75

That's a dramatic increase...

I think they are closer to 4$ now aren't they? I read them for a few years in the early 90's myself. They were a dollar a piece then, I believe.

I actually picked up a few issues of some Marvel comics a few years ago on a whim. Two things struck me: 1) They are a lot more risqué than I remembered them. 2) How little content there was. Each issue took me about 5 minutes to read. Not a lot of entertainment for the price.

If I were ten years old again, I don't think I would give a crap about reading a superhero comic.
Posts: 743
Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.Mennonite would the whole thing.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:39 AM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.