History YMMV / ADeathInTheFamily

21st Mar '18 11:33:49 AM BatmanKalEl
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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical." A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...

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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical." " A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...
21st Mar '18 11:33:02 AM BatmanKalEl
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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical." A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...

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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical." " A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...
21st Mar '18 11:32:48 AM BatmanKalEl
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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical."
** A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...

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* AlasPoorScrappy: Jason wasn't exactly the most favored character at this time, but lots of fans thought his FamilyUnfriendlyDeath was... a bit too much. ''Creator/FrankMiller'' [[CreatorBacklash of all people said]], "An actual toll-free number where fans call in to put the axe to a little boy's head... to me the whole killing of Robin was probably the ugliest thing I've seen in comics, and the most cynical."
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" A major factor to this is most likely ''Wizard Magazine'', which had a horrible habit of slamming characters or concepts they didn't like. There was even an April Fools Top Ten of Characters that should Stay Dead and Jason was #1. Thus, if it wasn't how brutal Jason was cut down, it was certainly because certain people wouldn't stop making fun of it. Which was arguably the point - fans wanting to see Todd written out of the series [[GoneHorriblyRight got precisely]] [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor what they wanted]], courtesy of...
27th Feb '18 7:24:30 AM TheMountainKing
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* {{Narm}}: Jason's death is the thing everyone remembers about this story, but few remember just how bizarre it gets afterwards. In the last issue ''the Joker becomes the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations,'' and gives a speech that basically says that the Iranian government is just like him, [[Main/Anvilicious because they both hate America]]. This was likely an attempt at being topical (the Iranian Hostage Crisis was still fresh in people's minds), but it makes very little sense and is nearly impossible to take seriously.

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* {{Narm}}: Jason's death is the thing everyone remembers about this story, but few remember just how bizarre it gets afterwards. In the last issue ''the Joker becomes the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations,'' and gives a speech that basically says that the Iranian government is just like him, [[Main/Anvilicious [[{{Anvilicious}} because they both hate America]]. This was likely an attempt at being topical (the Iranian Hostage Crisis was still fresh in people's minds), but it makes very little sense and is nearly impossible to take seriously.
27th Feb '18 7:23:55 AM TheMountainKing
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* {{Narm}}: Jason's death is the thing everyone remembers about this story, but few remember just how bizarre it gets afterwards. In the lats issue ''the Joker becomes the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations,'' and gives a speech that basically says that the Iranian government is just like him, [[Anvilicious because they both hate America]]. This was likely an attempt at being topical (the Iranian Hostage Crisis was still fresh in people's minds), but it makes very little sense and is nearly impossible to take seriously.

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* {{Narm}}: Jason's death is the thing everyone remembers about this story, but few remember just how bizarre it gets afterwards. In the lats last issue ''the Joker becomes the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations,'' and gives a speech that basically says that the Iranian government is just like him, [[Anvilicious [[Main/Anvilicious because they both hate America]]. This was likely an attempt at being topical (the Iranian Hostage Crisis was still fresh in people's minds), but it makes very little sense and is nearly impossible to take seriously.
27th Feb '18 7:22:50 AM TheMountainKing
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* {{Narm}}: Jason's death is the thing everyone remembers about this story, but few remember just how bizarre it gets afterwards. In the lats issue ''the Joker becomes the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations,'' and gives a speech that basically says that the Iranian government is just like him, [[Anvilicious because they both hate America]]. This was likely an attempt at being topical (the Iranian Hostage Crisis was still fresh in people's minds), but it makes very little sense and is nearly impossible to take seriously.
11th Feb '18 8:00:22 PM Tuckerscreator
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** Batman mentions how the American embassy in Iran was taken over. The current actor playing Batman, Ben Affleck, made a movie, Argo, on the events of that.

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** Batman mentions how the American embassy in Iran was taken over. The current actor playing Batman, Ben Affleck, made a movie, Argo, ''{{Film/Argo}}'', on the events of that.



* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, do the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them? why on Earth did any of the other delegates even ''show up'' for his speech?

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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, do the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them? why Why on Earth did any of the other delegates even ''show up'' for his speech?
15th Nov '17 4:18:41 AM OmarKarindu
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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, do the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them? why on Earty did any of the other delegates even ''show up'' for his speech?

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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, do the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them? why on Earty Earth did any of the other delegates even ''show up'' for his speech?
15th Nov '17 4:12:41 AM OmarKarindu
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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, did the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them?

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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, did do the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them?
them? why on Earty did any of the other delegates even ''show up'' for his speech?
15th Nov '17 4:09:38 AM OmarKarindu
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* WhatAnIdiot: What, exactly, did the United Nations expect a homicidal maniac like the Joker to do when he addresses them?
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