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Ccs
Feb 25, 2011




https://mobile.twitter.com/danielwarren86/status/1379937711977553920

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Baron von Eevl
Jan 24, 2005

WHITE NOISE
GENERATOR



Those are the ones. I even remember that Mutiny cover!

Fools Infinite
Mar 21, 2006
Journeyman

I prefer patrick's version:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WejTV7r3tkU

Samovar
Jun 4, 2011

I'm not a hero...





Ghost Leviathan posted:

This was about my experience trying to read it recently too, yeah. The most tedious possible people to ever exist with far too much money.

Come to think of it half the fun of Monte Cristo is that the story in general and the Count in particular is all about loving with those people.

I know, right?! Although, I did hear a critique about these types of period-piece romances which gave me a better understanding as to why (or at least, one reason) they are popular, even though I still don't like them.

Also, I know I'm slow off the bat with this, but Trixie Slaughteraxe is pretty fantastic story-wise (art potentially slightly better than power-up's stuff), and Hitmen for Destiny has some scenes in it which had me collapsed on the floor, laughing.

verbal enema
May 23, 2009

only marfans dot com



hell yeah Gamera

Len
Jan 21, 2008

Pouches, bandages, shoulderpad, cyber-eye...

Bitchin'!




The fifth panel isn't wrong because that's the part in the series where they're using entire galaxies as floors and weapons, it'll just step on them

Elfface
Nov 14, 2010

Da-na-na-na-na-na-na
IRON JONAH

Gurren Lagaan is powered by spirals and friendship, Barney is all about shapes and love. They would be on the same side.

Len
Jan 21, 2008

Pouches, bandages, shoulderpad, cyber-eye...

Bitchin'!



Elfface posted:

Gurren Lagaan is powered by spirals and friendship, Barney is all about shapes and love. They would be on the same side.

Barney would be a beastman though so it depends on if he's harboring a pre-timeskip grudge

Fools Infinite
Mar 21, 2006
Journeyman


His mustache is more fearsome than I had even imagined


Bar7holomew

It is Ernest Goes to Camp. That is an acceptable movie to cry at.

My pen pals are going to love this!

Ghost Leviathan
Mar 2, 2017
Probation
Can't post for 23 hours!


Samovar posted:

I know, right?! Although, I did hear a critique about these types of period-piece romances which gave me a better understanding as to why (or at least, one reason) they are popular, even though I still don't like them.

...so are you gonna tell us?

Does get funny since there's a few chapters where the Count actively unwinds by spending some time with the family of his old boss who was an honest businessman he bailed out from bankruptcy, which on top of tying into the ending twist is an interesting touch since he's pretty openly spending some time with decent people to decompress from loving with noveau rich assholes.

Zil
Jun 4, 2011

Satanically Summoned Citrus



Fools Infinite posted:


It is Ernest Goes to Camp. That is an acceptable movie to cry at.


I thought we talked about this, no straight on drawings of Reginald, its creepy.

Kennel
May 1, 2008

BAWWW-UNH!


Zil posted:

I thought we talked about this, no straight on drawings of Reginald, its creepy.

Fools Infinite
Mar 21, 2006
Journeyman

Those are 3/4 reginald which is fine. This is what you are looking for:


Not pictured: screaming

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

I canne has cîsebœuf?


Fools Infinite posted:

This is what you are looking for:

Debatable

3D Megadoodoo
Nov 25, 2010

- Ska du ha maito i kaffet?



When I was littlish, we were watching Lassie and it was making me cry due to all the powerful emotional content, so I went under the sofa table to hide my tears. I was also playing with an alarm clock and somehow managed to get the key stuck in my throat. I couldn't make a sound so there I was hidden under the sofa table so no-one could see me, with tears rolling down my cheeks and choking on a loving alarm clock key while the rest of the family was watching Lassie quite at ease.

It dislodged itself so I didn't die.

e: Moral of the story: it's OK to cry, especially if you're like 4.

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

Tider skal komme,
tider skal henrulle,
slægt skal følge slægters gang




3D Megadoodoo posted:

When I was littlish, we were watching Lassie and it was making me cry due to all the powerful emotional content, so I went under the sofa table to hide my tears. I was also playing with an alarm clock and somehow managed to get the key stuck in my throat. I couldn't make a sound so there I was hidden under the sofa table so no-one could see me, with tears rolling down my cheeks and choking on a loving alarm clock key while the rest of the family was watching Lassie quite at ease.

It dislodged itself so I didn't die.

e: Moral of the story: it's OK to cry, especially if you're like 4.

this explains a lot

ChubbyChecker
Mar 25, 2018



3D Megadoodoo posted:

When I was littlish, we were watching Lassie and it was making me cry due to all the powerful emotional content, so I went under the sofa table to hide my tears. I was also playing with an alarm clock and somehow managed to get the key stuck in my throat. I couldn't make a sound so there I was hidden under the sofa table so no-one could see me, with tears rolling down my cheeks and choking on a loving alarm clock key while the rest of the family was watching Lassie quite at ease.

It dislodged itself so I didn't die.

e: Moral of the story: it's OK to cry, especially if you're like 4.

is it still in?

Phy
Jun 27, 2008





Fun Shoe

3D Megadoodoo posted:

When I was littlish, we were watching Lassie and it was making me cry due to all the powerful emotional content, so I went under the sofa table to hide my tears. I was also playing with an alarm clock and somehow managed to get the key stuck in my throat. I couldn't make a sound so there I was hidden under the sofa table so no-one could see me, with tears rolling down my cheeks and choking on a loving alarm clock key while the rest of the family was watching Lassie quite at ease.

It dislodged itself so I didn't die.

e: Moral of the story: it's OK to cry, especially if you're like 4.

So the clock key got stuck and it made you unable to tock

EasilyConfused
Nov 21, 2009


one strong toad

Phy posted:

So the clock key got stuck and it made you unable to tock

ultrafilter
Aug 23, 2007






Foxfire_
Nov 8, 2010



Count of Monte Cristo belongs in the media that did not age well thread. There's a subplot with the Count buying a child slave, raising her, then marrying her in the end. (Not included in the Wishbone version)

feedmyleg
Dec 25, 2004

EVERY FAIRY TALE NEEDS ITS HERO.



Another reason to just stick with the 2002 adaptation.

Push El Burrito
May 9, 2006




Soiled Meat

Because Wishbone is a COWARD!

Paladinus
Jan 11, 2014






Foxfire_ posted:

Count of Monte Cristo belongs in the media that did not age well thread. There's a subplot with the Count buying a child slave, raising her, then marrying her in the end. (Not included in the Wishbone version)

Was she a child? I thought she was around 20, and Dantes was, like, 35. But I might be mixing up various movies and the book. Haven't read/seen either in ages.

rollick
Mar 20, 2009


I had those abridged books too. My favourite was the Gold-Bug by Edgar Allen Poe. I read the full thing this year for the first time and I guess they must have abridged the racism out too. Talk about a story that didn't age well, woof.

3D Megadoodoo
Nov 25, 2010

- Ska du ha maito i kaffet?


I don't think Dantes is a paragon of humanity regardless of slaves.

CPColin
Sep 9, 2003

Big ol' smile.

Grimey Drawer

Fools Infinite posted:


It is Ernest Goes to Camp. That is an acceptable movie to cry at.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tesSq-0yzog

Foxfire_
Nov 8, 2010



Paladinus posted:

Was she a child? I thought she was around 20, and Dantes was, like, 35. But I might be mixing up various movies and the book. Haven't read/seen either in ages.
She's 13 when he buys her in the book. Movies/stage adaptations generally either cut her character entirely or age her up.

hazardousmouse
Dec 17, 2010

That ain't a noodle, chirpy!



Fools Infinite posted:

It is Ernest Goes to Camp. That is an acceptable movie to cry at.


Not gonna lie, I straight wept when he gets fired and he's singing to his turtle.


gently caress yyyooooouuuuu

Nessus
Dec 22, 2003

To witness titanic events is always dangerous, usually painful, and often fatal.





Foxfire_ posted:

She's 13 when he buys her in the book. Movies/stage adaptations generally either cut her character entirely or age her up.
What probably complicates matters is that this was what happened with Dumas' grandparents, so I would be inclined to cut him some slack, despite death of the author and so forth.

Leon Sumbitches
Mar 27, 2010

Dr. Leon Adoso Sumbitches (prounounced soom-'beh-cheh) (born January 21, 1935) is heir to the legendary Adoso family oil fortune.







Buglord

Nessus posted:

What probably complicates matters is that this was what happened with Dumas' grandparents, so I would be inclined to cut him some slack, despite death of the author and so forth.

Listen, just because the creep who wrote the book is dead, it doesn't mean his gross subplot should be ignored.

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

I canne has cîsebœuf?


More like Alexandre Dumbass

ultrafilter
Aug 23, 2007






CPColin
Sep 9, 2003

Big ol' smile.

Grimey Drawer

hazardousmouse posted:

Not gonna lie, I straight wept when he gets fired and he's singing to his turtle.


gently caress yyyooooouuuuu

Fools Infinite
Mar 21, 2006
Journeyman

Rahonavis
Jan 11, 2012

"Clevuh gurrrl..."



The best/worst attempt at Bart from the front:



Does anyone have that comic with two dogs or bears and one of them yells “I’m too fluffy!?!”

Rahonavis has a new favorite as of 03:56 on Apr 9, 2021

PringleCreamEgg
Jul 2, 2004


PancakeTransmission
May 27, 2007

You gotta improvise, Lisa: cloves, Tom Collins mix, frozen pie crust...




Plaster Town Cop


I do not think that Furry Homer is your fave comic

Ziv Zulander
Mar 24, 2017

ZZ for short




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Samovar
Jun 4, 2011

I'm not a hero...





Ghost Leviathan posted:

...so are you gonna tell us?

Oh, sorry - what I heard was that the setting of these romances allowed for a relatively mainstream exploration of romantic relationships where there are rules/code of conduct which effectively 'protects' characters from the dangers that one can have with more modern-day relationships.

Kind of like how there's war fiction. All the 'excitement' of fighting without any of the risk.

(Please note, this is not me being nostalgic for the old days in any way whatsoever - I know well that what codes there were were more often than not disgustingly reactionary, and only applied to 'acceptable' classes.)

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