: As I read through all of the monthly titles
: which Simon appears in, I have come to a sad
: realization. With Simon already dying
: multiple times in the past, no writer would
: realistically plan on giving him the axe yet
: again. I ask you - does that limit the
: storytelling that can be done with the
: character? As we have all mentioned on the
: board previously, Peter David's 'My Fair
: Superhero' tale wrote Simon in a futuristic
: wasteland, wandering the Earth alone as
: possibly the last living human being. Okay.
: Fine. I can deal with that. Do we believe
: that Simon's immortality is going to be
: covered? Immortal characters are always
: difficult to deal with. I could see a take
: on Simon realizing that he has in fact
: become immortal, becoming fearless in battle
: (completely removing those past fears of
: 'dying again') but isolated in every other
: aspect. Could there be an ascension to
: 'god' or 'deity' -like status, i.e.
: Hercules, Ares or Thor? Or just by naming
: three of them - are there already too many
: similar characters like this? I believe
: Simon is being written into the proverbial
: 'corner' where it would take a lot of time
: and effort to really make the character
: relevant again. I fear that he is slipping
: into the status of 'strongman superhero'
: with no identifying characteristics.
: Will anybody bother to bring him out of this
: funk that he has been written into? I know,
: we've heard the Brian Bendis plans to
: address the 'legacy of Wonder Man' after
: Secret Invasion but will anything come out
: of it?
: Well, this is just me ranting. Anybody else
: care to chime in?
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