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    Will You Buy One of DC's New 52 Titles With A Black Lead Hero?

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    #1  Edited By Captain13

    Will You Buy One of DC's New 52 Titles With A Black Lead Hero? I'm not talking about team books, so only Static, Mr. Terrific, and Batwing count. Why or why not?   
        

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    #2  Edited By the_stegman  Moderator

    i MIGHT flip through Mister Terrific at the store while i'm there...if i like what i see, i'll buy it...but thats the only one

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    #3  Edited By turoksonofstone

    Static- No. Unless he's in the Milestone setting. 
    Batwing-LMAO 
    Mr.Terrific-Yes

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    #4  Edited By VanTesla

    If it's good then the ethnicity matters not.
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    #5  Edited By TheCrowbar

    Mr. Terrific: Yes
    Batwing: I'll wait for reviews
    Static: LOLNO

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    #6  Edited By Captain13

    bump

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    #7  Edited By Amegashita

      No, I won't pick up any, but that's because I'm not picking up any DC Title ever again.

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    #8  Edited By Pizawle

    For one issue, all of them.
     
    After that, 'tis a matter of quality.

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    #9  Edited By PrinceIMC

    Mr Terrific definitely.
    Static maybe
    Batwing definitely not.

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    #10  Edited By Decept-O

    *facepalm*

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    #11  Edited By Rudyftw

    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 

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    #12  Edited By darkcloakx

    probably, but not because of race but good stories  that are interesting to me. if they are good stories with interesting characters i'll buy them in trade paper back as i buy all my comics . its quality over quanity or race my friend. why the lead have to be a black in order for me to buy it? just curious.   

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    #13  Edited By MatKrenz

    Mr.Terrific: If I hear that some members of the JSA appear then maybe. 
    Batwing: Im only picking it up because of Judd Winick. 
    Static: Not all that interested but if I hear good things about then I might pick it up in trade.
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    #14  Edited By Kallarkz

    Mmmm this thread seems to have a hidden face. The emphasis on "black" suggests that these characters mean somewhat less than others who are not black. o.O 
    Seems like a "lets see who doesn't want to buy the black people comics" thread. 
    I believe these characters will be judged based upon their stories..not their race.

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    #15  Edited By damswedon

    No. I'm barely motivated to buy the one book that I care for (Batgirl) and that's only because I want to see if they address the Stephanie Brown situation.

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    #16  Edited By harleyquinn12

    Static: Yes, becuase I like the character. McDaniel's art doesn't do anything for me. 
    Batwing: Maybe, because I Like Judd Winnick. 
    Mr. Terrific-While i don't like Eric Wallace, I'm intrigued by the concept, and liked the character back in JSA
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    #17  Edited By Blurred View

    I'm down for Batwing. Including him, there are several members of Batman, Inc. I would be interested in seeing fleshed out. Judd Winick writing it really cements it on my reading list, though. 
     
    As for Static Shock, I might check it out. It depends how I'm feeling the week it comes out. I'll be turned off if the series is bogged down by his old continuity. If he's going to be a DC character now, make him a DC character. I'm not interested in a bunch of Milestone baggage. 
     
    I think I'm passing on Mr. Terrific. I like the character. I think maybe he works better in a team setting than a solo one, but I can still see him working solo. But you launch a solo series with the current writer of Titans? Really, DC? Do you even want this book to survive?

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    #18  Edited By Mahzian
    @Kallarkz said:
    Mmmm this thread seems to have a hidden face. The emphasis on "black" suggests that these characters mean somewhat less than others who are not black. o.O Seems like a "lets see who doesn't want to buy the black people comics" thread. I believe these characters will be judged based upon their stories..not their race.
    I agree, if the stories are good the people will come, I will be buying all 52 #1's to at least try them out, then picking what I liked for the #2's
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    #19  Edited By Dracade102

    Haven't read Static comics... Are they anything close to as good as the Animated Series? 
     
    Also, I will buy the Mr. Terrific title if it can work itself into my budget.

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    #20  Edited By NightFang3
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
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    #21  Edited By Rudyftw
    @NightFang said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
    By "they" I mean Mr. Terrific, the Batman Wannabe, and static shock! I SWEAR!!  
     
    IM INNOCENT!
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    @Rudyftw said:
    @NightFang said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
    By "they" I mean Mr. Terrific, the Batman Wannabe, and static shock! I SWEAR!!   IM INNOCENT!
    this thread is actually racist in some darn way
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    #23  Edited By daak1212

    course

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    #24  Edited By labarith

    Sorry, no.  I cannot in good conscience support ANOTHER half-reset.

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    #25  Edited By entropy_aegis
    @Rudyftw said:
    @NightFang said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
    By "they" I mean Mr. Terrific, the Batman Wannabe, and static shock! I SWEAR!!   IM INNOCENT!
    Since when was Holt a Batman wannabe? 
    i'm down for Terrific and maybe Static.Batwing i could'nt care less about.
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    #26  Edited By Rudyftw
    @entropy_aegis: Maybe I called this HOLT person a Batman wannabe because I didn't know his name. 
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    #27  Edited By King Saturn
    wow @ the Black Batwing... 
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    #28  Edited By FadeToBlackBolt

    I may read Batwing, but I don't like Judd Winick.

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    #29  Edited By THALASTDRAGON

    I'll be checking them all out.  I'm curious to see how they'll handle them period, but also in the scope of the reboot.

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    I won't be grabbing any of those 3. I marginally enjoyed the Static X cartoon as a kid but not enough to look back into it. I'm just not interested in the other characters compared to the others that are relaunching. I'm not getting all 52 so I have to weed so many out...

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    #31  Edited By djotaku

    Batwing's the only one I care about because I'm mostly only going with the Batman "universe".  I'm worried I may not relate to the fact that it takes place in Africa - one continent I don't care about in any way.  So I plan to give it a shot and it's up to DC to make it relevant to people unfamiliar with the countries and their politics, etc

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    #32  Edited By Insignia
    @VanTesla said:
    If it's good then the ethnicity matters not.
    Agreed
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    #33  Edited By fodigg
    • Static: yes
    • Batwing: i'll have to flip through it, but i'm curious
    • Terrific/Checkmate: sounds very promising
    Full disclosure, I exclusively buy trades. Anything that doesn't survive until a trade will be a no.
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    #34  Edited By dementedtheclown

    Team them up n we'll talk. Justice League Black

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    #35  Edited By fitchy101

    I really want to see what Judd Winnick does with Batwing, so I'll be picking that up. The other two characters don't really interest me....

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    #36  Edited By BatteredArmor

    All 3 

    @dementedtheclown

    :  
    I had that idea once i started picking charecters and everything i had like nubia from wonder women and this one guy who only appeard once in a superman comic and called superman racist, seriously he was interesting i want him to be fleshed out more, the fire dude from teen titans cartoon I had static and icon and i forgot everyone else
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    #37  Edited By Primmaster64
    @Amegashita said:
      No, I won't pick up any, but that's because I'm not picking up any DC Title ever again.
    liar
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    #38  Edited By Amegashita
    @Primmaster64: Pure truth.
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    #39  Edited By turoksonofstone
    @higher_evolutionary said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    @NightFang said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
    By "they" I mean Mr. Terrific, the Batman Wannabe, and static shock! I SWEAR!!   IM INNOCENT!
    this thread is actually racist in some darn way
    This!
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    #40  Edited By okayla

    After seeing the art for Static Shock, I'm gonna say that book is DEFINITELY a must.

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    #41  Edited By Rudyftw
    @turoksonofstone said:
    @higher_evolutionary said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    @NightFang said:
    @Rudyftw said:
    No, not at all. Not because they're black, but because as characters they interest me not. 
    By "they" I mean Mr. Terrific, the Batman Wannabe, and static shock! I SWEAR!!   IM INNOCENT!
    this thread is actually racist in some darn way
    This!
     No.

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