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zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Jun 25th 2010 at 10:33:57 AM

Oh yeah apparently the new (black) aqualad is afraid of water.

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zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Jun 25th 2010 at 11:48:45 AM

Do a search on Jackson Hyde you'll see, pretty sad though justified in story.

edited 9th Jan '11 5:49:07 AM by zam

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 1:06:26 PM

I like DCAU but I'm kind of hoping this thing doesn't see TV. Sorry, but it seems kind of stupid... Black Aqualad whose afraid of water? Besides isn't Teen Titans the younger version of JL?

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EddieValiant,Jr. Not Quite Batman from under your bed.
Not Quite Batman
Jun 25th 2010 at 1:26:34 PM

  • 1. That's pretty racist dude.
  • 2. No.

edited 25th Jun '10 1:26:47 PM by EddieValiant,Jr.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 1:38:07 PM

I'm not racist but Aqualad isn't black. It just seems to be a cheap token minority thing. What about... Um, who actually is black in the D.C. Universe other than Cyborg and Bumblebee? I meant that Teen Titans is like the Justice League for younger heroes, not a kid-version of Batman and them.

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Jun 25th 2010 at 1:40:41 PM

What do you mean? The NEW one is black and is going to be introduced to the main DCU, so don't know what you mean.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 1:44:15 PM

I thought Young Justice League meant it was just going to be like Justice League but younger characters and the only Aqua-Lad we've seen in DCAU is white or Asian. Anime style confuses me about that.

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:02:34 PM

Well, there's Static and Black Lightning/Vulcan.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:05:41 PM

Static got his own show and wasn't Black Lightning created to be a token black on Super-Friends? Plus he had a badass version as a villain of the week on JLU right?

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:07:17 PM

Black Lightning is his own character evidently. Black Vulcan was a cheap expy of him because they couldn't use the real Black Lightning.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:14:32 PM

This has something to do with that guy calling me racist. How come when a white guy gets turned into a black guy (Grover from Percy Jackson) it's alright, but if a asians become white (Avatar the Last Airbender) it's racist. I mean, Katara and Sokka should be eskimo or at least tanned, but with any regular asians in anime I can't tell the difference between white and asian most of the time.

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:15:18 PM

Affirmative action.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:19:16 PM

So, it's alright to be racist towards white people? That's the message it sends to me.

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:20:15 PM

Pretty much.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 2:22:13 PM

Oh the hypocrisy... Seriously, if you don't like it being done to your group don't do it to white people. Not that we really care...

edited 25th Jun '10 2:22:56 PM by lucyricardo10

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zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Jun 25th 2010 at 3:37:21 PM

I didn't think Grover should have been black ( and I am Black)and no it is not okay to be racist to anyone that's what equality is about but enough with race relations lets get back to men in tights. but then again this is sorta my fault.

edited 25th Jun '10 3:39:35 PM by zam

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Jun 25th 2010 at 3:43:06 PM

It's not okay officially, but see if it holds up in practice.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 3:52:01 PM

So what characters do we know about?

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
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Jun 25th 2010 at 5:42:49 PM

I mentioned Black Lightning in the Comics area. Apparently he was his own character, he's just got one of those "every use costs money" thing going on.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 25th 2010 at 6:10:15 PM

Your avatar gave me a scary thought... Two Face... Working at KFC (glad I don't eat there).

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester
Jun 25th 2010 at 7:49:15 PM

Don't judge a show before it comes out.

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Maid of Win
Jun 25th 2010 at 8:07:29 PM

The new Aqualad sounds interesting to me. I speak as a comics fans, a Titans fan, a YJ fan, and a fan of the animated shows. It's nice to get call backs and references to past continuity, but there is nothing wrong with introducing new characters and making a concept your own— that's how we got Young Justice in the first place.

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EddieValiant,Jr. Not Quite Batman from under your bed.
Not Quite Batman
Jun 26th 2010 at 12:08:42 PM

@ lucyricardo:

This isn't the same Aqualad, it's a new one. I thought you knew that, and I said that your comment came off as racist (not so much calling you, personally, a racist) because it looked as though you were decrying the addition of a new black character. Misunderstanding, is what that's called. Oh, and I don't like race lifts, no matter what the circumstances are. I'm still bitter about Mos Def being cast as Ford Prefect in the Hitchhiker movie, as opposed to, say, Ewan McGregor.

edited 26th Jun '10 12:09:03 PM by EddieValiant,Jr.

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lucyricardo10 lucyricardo10 from United States
lucyricardo10
Jun 26th 2010 at 2:10:54 PM

Sorry, I figured it was like a show were all the charactersm like Bats and Superman were teenagers. Still, why is Aqualad afraid of water? What villains are in it?

"Just because you like show-tunes it doesn't mean you're gay, it just means you really suck." - Sue Sylvester

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