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[Executive speaks, dominating the meeting] Aquaman has been kind of a joke in the superhero world, so we need to reclaim him, and, you know, make him AWESOME. We need to get a beefy, manly guy, you know, no more blond wussy guy in spandex. Be sure he is naturally funny… you know, like that …

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Justice League

This is meant to be the origin story of DC Comics’ version of the Knights of the Round Table (or, I don’t know, the Avengers?). We’ve met the current Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck), Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill), and Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), but they need a few other superheroes to pick up the slack …

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Wonder Woman (2017)

As a 70’s kid, I adored the Wonder Woman television show. It was the heyday of great primetime TV family entertainment, with The Incredible Hulk, The Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man, and more, and we kids would re-enact our favorite heroes on the playground. But my heart belonged to the lovely Lynda Carter as …

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Suicide Squad

DC Comics’ Suicide Squad is a mishmash of bad guys and villains pulled together as the government’s secret weapon. Superman is dead, and an official posits the scary thought, what if another superhuman character showed up, but he didn’t happen to be nice like the flying man in tights? Who would be able to stop …

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Superman Returns

This Superman, played by newcomer Brandon Routh, has really good skin and eerily dark blue eyes (in that weird colored-contact way that seems to be all the rage these days in movies). His various expressions barely flicker across his face (no, he doesn’t emote much), and his spit-curl is perfect. Because, you see, I figured …

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