: They want passionate fans, but they also
: want fans in numbers. It doesn't matter how
: passionate a handful of fans are, they will
: not have as much impact as a larger group.
: The thing is, there are probably more Nova
: fans than Marvel realizes. Until yesterday,
: I never reached out to Marvel in any way.
: We should share and brainstorm ways of
: getting Marvels attention (and encouraging
: people to do so). The Return Richard Rider
: petition was a great idea. Are there other
: things we can do?
: Social media (put things on Facebook).
: Maybe submit Nova related memes to sites?
: Etc, etc.
: What are things we can do to get noticed
: better and to encourage others?
: --Previous Message--
: It is funny. Marvel wants passionate fans.
: Nova fans have actually been the most
: passionate and most verbal for some years!
: Kudos! The sad thing is, our passion has not
: been enough to bring back a hero we all
: loved. Marvel knows we are passionate. But
: it truly seems there is some reason the
: company just does not want to bring Rich
: back. I would truly like to know what it is.
: Is it that creators just don't want to write
: about Richard, is it his name, do they not
: like Richard fans? I would like to know the
: true deal.
: I miss the days we would all be excited when
: we got the new issue of Nova. I remember us
: coming to this forum on Wednesday (what I
: called Nova day) to talk about the
: individual issues. That used to be a lot of
: --Previous Message--
: And thank you! That's more than okay, you've
: always been a lot less heated than those
: other folks at CBN, and I appreciate your
: words. Its daft in a way things have gone
: between both NMB and CBN and in ways between
: individual fans - in the end the only real
: blame lies at Marvel and the hostility
: certain Execs started without naming anyone
: My view remains with Doug, in all as fans
: for Nova we should all be above that,
: irrespective of which Nova we follow first.
: I mean I'm a Doctor Who fan, been a fan
: since I first saw it back in 74 in my native
: England when I watched Tom Baker in the role
: as the 4th Doctor. Now we're on the 12th
: with Peter Calpaldi but am I disgruntled
: with fans of Matt Smith (11th) or Jon
: Pertwee (3rd0 or Chris Eccestone (9th). Word
: is no, Who fans are pretty resilient to fan
: hate between different actors playing the
: role becuse they look at the picture as a
: whole. Now I think Nova fans should do the
: same, whether you're in the USA, UK, etc.
: Rider will always be our first love, he's
: the original and will always be the best,
: but we have new facets now and okay some of
: them are not exactly great and some are so
: so, as us older fans see them, but in the
: end they have their fans and they are their
: "firsts" and "bests"
: because they are for the current generation
: of fans as we had Rich for the 70's. Fact is
: we can all share our views, share our
: stories and enjoy Nova for what it is, a
: concept just as my fellow Time Lords do!
: That's why Nova Day should be a celebration
: we can all take part in and enjoy in each
: individual's fan's way as they percieve the
: Human Rocket, or Rockets.
: --Previous Message--
: Thanks ,
: I really do not consider this board an
: issue. really, i am thankful for everything
: you and doug do and I try very hard not to
: be two faced between the different
: True, there is talk that spreads over to CBN
: and some of them deal with "at
: large" issues in the Nova community.
: I've said time and time again I am
: appreciative for this board and NPP. If I've
: talked smack there , its directed at a few
: of the fans I don't agree with ..not the
: I always enjoy my discussions here, even if
: they get heated. I also enjoy and appreciate
: the dignity and respect you treat folks.
: I also yearn for the days when we talked
: about other comic related stuff. Rider
: Ko-rel...heck I even miss , to some extent
: the early days of Vol. 5 when we all
: wondered what kinda potential the book had
: and potential neat angle that it might go
: in. (boy that turned out lousy)
: I know we can see those times again,
: man...and I hope they come quicker than
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