: Unfortunately, the major shake-up they are
: planning is PC-(banned acronym)-ette. It's
: pretty clear they mean for her to take
: (banned acronym's) place if she sells.
: That's why we need to boycott her, too. If
: nothing else, the theory that supporting
: some bastardized version of "Nova"
: will get Rich back to us has been thoroughly
: de-bunked by the dreadful (banned acronym)
: --Previous Message--
: I loved the growth of Rich through the years
: and that's why i want to see him come back
: as the adult/ leader hero we saw when he
: died. I hated how Brubaker briefly degraded
: him into an aw shucks teen in his first work
: with Rich. Both Brubaker and Larsen were
: guilty of this, and despite both guys being
: big fans of Nova.
: So I loved the Ice cream and Marvel Burger
: days, but essentially that ship has sailed.
: I'd be much more open to some retro romp
: (that is what in some ways Sam is trying to
: be) if it were not for all the BS
: surrounding Rich needing to be dead.
: If Rich were still around and such, there
: would be about a eighth of us still around
: Also, we must admit, Sam's book is just not
: written well. Duggan has failed to set up
: the character and endear him.
: Its time for a major shake up. Hopefully,
: this means Rider could return.
: --Previous Message--
: I'd much rather see the Rider family in the
: MCU. And, what Nova fan wouldn't want to see
: Uncle Fudge's Ice Cream parlor come to life
: on the big screen? Seeing Rich's best
: friends Ginger, Bernie, and "Caps"
: all together at their favorite hangout!
: As for bullying: I know that there are
: readers who like to believe that loyal
: Richard Rider fans like myself seem like
: "cyber bullies" when it comes to
: the whole debate of should "Sam
: Alexander exist/can the two totally
: different Novas co-exist in a shared 616
: Well, hate to break it to the young
: generation and even to readers more my age
: group or older who seem to forget: bullying
: has been in existence since even before
: "Leave It To Beaver" or "The
: Brady Bunch". Do the young kids and
: millennials of today even know about those
: tv shows? I grew up watching "The
: Little Rascals/Our Gang" re-runs.
: Bullying of today is no different than it
: was back when I was a kid growing up in the
: 70s, 80s and 90s.I grew up with strong
: family values, moral values, Christian
: values, American and Filipino values. All of
: that has made me deal with bullies, peer
: pressure, puberty, etc. We were made of
: stronger stock, better self-esteem, and more
: respectful of our parents, our, elders and
: general people around us. Maybe not as tough
: as the kids were in the 30s & 40s but we
: got through it all just fine. I grew up in a
: pop culture where tv shows, movies, and
: cartoons shared the same values I had. Not
: really so with today's families, schools,
: society and pop culture climate. That is
: where the root of the problem is. I never
: cussed in public like many kids today do.
: They swear like sailors and I was in the
: Navy for 8 years. I hardly ever swore when I
: was active duty. Its like the kids don't
: care at all. Its unbelievable how Bizarro
: World the world has become. A kid's
: upbringing starts at home, not at school,
: and it shows the lack of discipline is
: today. Parents and teachers too scared to
: discipline their kids and students because
: of the PC world we live in today.
: Richard Rider was a product of the mid 70s
: with influences from the Golden and Silver
: Age. The bullying he went through did not
: make him think of suicide or become less of
: a person. He was much tougher mentally. Why
: do you think we Rider fans love the
: character so much? Not because he was some
: hipster with low-self esteem, but just an
: average guy who was very optimistic about
: life and good family upbringing. He
: resonated with me like Peter Parker had with
: fans back in the day just like he is today ki.
: with the young fans.
: Now, what was Rich's favorite ice cream
: shake flavor again?
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