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by Ken
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Magenta! Arsenal! Kole! Raven!)

Wikipedia says that the 1980s version of Raven can shoot fireballs "from within the folds of her cloak" (giving the The New Teen Titans Annual #4 (1988) as an example) but I haven't seen it myself. She was dreaming, and she was fighting some kind dream manipulator. And they were less fireballs than...
by Ken
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Gaming Table
Topic: Recruitment Thread (The Jabverse)- Recruiting CLOSED
Replies: 1229
Views: 25469

Re: Recruitment Thread (The Jabverse)- Recruiting CLOSED

What if one of the combatants sent a signal to 'the rest of the Victory League'? Obviously Mako and Galactica wouldn't be responding, but if Dr. Mercury received such a call, how fast could she get to the dock?
by Ken
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Kole

Jabroniville wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:47 pm
Image
(or very well-rounded stats).
I don't know... rounded, yes, but not that full. But still, Garcia-Lopez did a nice job.
by Ken
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (Donna Troy! The Flash! Magenta! Arsenal! Kole!)

One assumes it was New Antagonist Stink that let them do well against the assembled Titans in their first appearance.
by Ken
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (Donna Troy! The Flash! Magenta! Arsenal! Kole!)

As she was a glass cannon, one assumes the glass was crystal....
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Arsenal

Oddly, Green Lantern #85 (the issue in question) came out the same month as Teen Titans #34. Speedy had been a steady presence in TT for 17 issues or so, and the book would run for another 9. No mention of Speedy's drug use occurred. With the caveat that I never actually read the issue in question,...
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Books, Comics and Web-Comics
Topic: Comics: How would you fix / improve _______ character / concept?
Replies: 35
Views: 2053

Re: Comics: How would you fix / improve _______ character / concept?

I'd establish that the Protector , rather than being Jason Hart, was the identity that Marvin White eventually took after his training. Similarly, I'd establish that the Huntress who was in the Justice Society, and called Batman "Uncle Bruce" was Wendy Harris. She'd have been killed sometime before ...
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Protector

-Oh, Protector. Created because of some copywrite snafu, he was basically a recoloured Robin. See, Robin was linked via Batman to a deal to sell Nabisco products, so when rival company Keebler produced the Teen Titans Anti-Drug issue, they couldn't use Robin in the story any more! And, since they'd...
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Arsenal

-Roy Harper started off as basically a Robin Rip-Off, to go with the fact that Green Arrow himself was basically a Batman Rip-Off (living in an Arrowcave, driving an Arrowcar, etc.) way back in the Golden Age. He got to join The Seven Soldiers of Victory and all sorts of stuff, and despite being fr...
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Ken's Kache of Khracters (too many Hydronauts and Devilfishes)
Replies: 430
Views: 22938

Ken's guide to DC's golden age characters

Detective Comics Superman Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder Aquaman Green Arrow and Speedy Guardian (and the Newsboy Legion) Zatara Doctor Fate Spectre Sandman and Sandy the Golden Boy Starman Hourman Crimson Avenger and Wing Star-Spangled Kid and Stripsey the Vigilante the Shining Knight Manhunter (...
by Ken
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (DONNA TROY!!!! Tempest! Hawk & Dove! The Flash!)

Cary Bates has indicated in interviews that he had more plans for Charley in Justice League of America that went unrealized since he was the book was turned over to Elliot S! Maggin with #117. Bob Rozakis had said in interviews that he did have long term plans for the Titans East / Titans West and w...
by Ken
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (DONNA TROY!!!! Tempest! Hawk & Dove! The Flash!)

MARV WOLFMAN: * Regarding Marv Wolfman being "a hack", that's certainly a new one to me. But even he would admit he bottomed out by the end of his Titans run. The rest of his body of work is pretty serviceable- I've read some of his 1970s Marvel work, and it's even with most of the stuff I've read ...
by Ken
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (Starfire! Bumblebee! Lilith Clay! DONNA TROY!!!!)

But yeah, in the 1980s, it was clearly that Wolfman & Perez wanted to leave the old Titans behind- they only stuck with three of the Original Five, and dumped the third only a few years in. They were, like a lot of creative types, way more into perfecting THEIR new characters. And to their credits,...
by Ken
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (DONNA TROY!!!! Terry Long! Tempest! Hawk & Dove!)

My only memory of either of them on the team was when Donna Troy put together her disastrous "Temporary Titans" group for a one-off. George Perez was off the book, and Wolfman was stuck with a lesser artist (well... EVERYONE is a lesser artist, but this one was particularly "meh"). The whole idea w...
by Ken
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab’s Builds (The Flash! Arsenal! Kole! Raven! Danny Chase!)
Replies: 15118
Views: 835460

Re: Jab’s Builds (DONNA TROY!!!! Terry Long! Tempest! Hawk & Dove!)

I think the reason I always preferred Dawn Grangers Dove over Dons was that they really made Dawn a much better hero, She was pacifistic but not a pushover. She truly balanced Hanks Hawk by no only being the peace maker of the pair but by also working with him as the counter balance, they did a muc...