: I'd like to take this opportunity to once
: more float my idea for how Simon should be
: revitalized without irrevocably altering his
: I think all he really needs is something for
: him to become passionate about again. What
: I'd like to see is for him to really
: dedicate himself to his causes. He has
: never thought of himself as a superhero
: first and foremost, but he should accept
: that his superheroics is what grants him the
: celebrity to have weight to throw behind his
: charity and whatnot. With that in mind, he
: should take stock of what his superhero life
: has become and get passionate about it
: I think he should take steps to make himself
: a more successful superhero by getting back
: to his inventor roots. He doesn't have to
: run a company, which is what got him in
: trouble the first time. He's already famous
: and presumably has some cash to his name, so
: that stress should be gone. Inventing
: should be in his blood, and it should come
: back into his life at some point.
: His body is essentially a source of
: perpetual and exceptionally potent energy.
: As a munitions man, that should be useful.
: He could invent devices that normally would
: take a nuclear reactor to power and make
: them portable by having them run off his own
: body's energy, the way his jet packs used
: to. And those weren't specifically designed
: to do so, which means that his body must be
: inherently capable of powering machinery he
: is in close proximity to. If he designs
: devices especially intended to run off his
: body's energy, I can only imagine it would
: be much more efficient than his belt jets.
: So he could bring back the belt jets, only
: instead of jets they would be little devices
: the size of first generation iPods, and they
: would create a teleportation field. And he
: could have wrist gauntlets to fire ionic
: blasts, giving him that extra combat
: capability without having to create a plot
: device to give him a new power. His
: trademark sunglasses could have all sorts of
: high tech gadgetry that otherwise would
: require a bulky power source--but not when
: his own eyes are glowing with the stuff.
: The possibilities are endless, and not only
: does it revitalize Wonder Man as a superhero
: without actually changing his powers, but it
: also breaths new life into Simon Williams as
: a character.
: --Previous Message--
: I hate to sound like a broken record,
: but this is exactly why I feel Wonder Man
: must be able to manipulate his ionic energy.
: Right now he is just another strong guy who
: blends into the crowd. He needs something to
: make him stand out. He is loaded with ionic
: energy, so why not have him use it to his
: advantage? Next time Ares tries to sucker
: punch Simon, I would love to see Wondy turn
: around and give Ares an ionic energy blast
: right to the face!
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