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Steven Myers
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Posted: 13 January 2018 at 8:35am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

The Joker quote is very reminiscent of The Rocketeer, which I recall being one of JB's favorite super-hero movies. When I first read  Batman/Captain America, The Rocketeer came right to my mind, anyway. I don't know if it was intentional, or if there's an earlier reference.
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John Byrne

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Posted: 13 January 2018 at 10:13am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

It wasn't intentional. Call it one of those occasional "swiping from memory" moments.
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Dave Phelps
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Posted: 13 January 2018 at 10:32am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

A couple of favorites:



(Cropped to focus on the key line. Hope I didn't cut too much of the image.)

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Samuel P. Barden
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Posted: 15 January 2018 at 8:07pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

"That's it Richards.  Sound as confident as you can.  Don't let the others suspect the truth, that we are closer to death than we've ever been!"

Reed Richards' thoughts in FF 256.  It was cool to see a moment of doubt in Reed.
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Charles Valderrama
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Posted: 16 January 2018 at 4:51pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Always loved the "big reveal" and humor of this scene:



-C!
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Wallace Sellars
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Posted: 16 January 2018 at 5:24pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Always loved the "big reveal" and humor of this scene:



Are those Ben's miscolored teeth?
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Eric Sofer
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Posted: 17 January 2018 at 8:26am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Wallace, I assumed it was Ben's tongue.
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Wallace Sellars
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Posted: 17 January 2018 at 8:32am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Looking at it more closely, Eric, I think you're right.
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