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Some alternate history speculations.
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+Michael Patrick Kirby certainly claimed that the FF were basically his idea and Lee just touched them up, but Kirby has been known to exaggerate in anecdotes (look up one where he found Lee crying in the troubled Marvel offices in the 1950s as furniture was being removed, and heroically reassured him that he would save the company - an exchange Lee denied ever happening). Also, they supposedly used the "Marvel Method", where Lee created a synopsis, Kirby illustrated the story, and then Lee came up with the dialogue. So a version of Kirby's pencils with suggested dialogue doesn't contradict Lee coming up with the story. (There's more on this in Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantastic_Four#Origins)

Not to mention that Kirby's subsequent solo works (such as the New Gods), while well-regarded among us comic fans, didn't exactly reach the same popularity among casual readers as his collaborations with Lee. So I'm pretty sure Lee added just enough of a special something to make it work.

Anyway, fair point that this is what the entertainment landscape would look like in the MCU itself!
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Two trades and two game-related books this month.
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Hello internet, it’s been a while. Ten months since my last blog in fact. There have been many reasons for the long pause: my marriage last August; the extensive renovations on our new home; the workload that comes with being a teacher, and other very grown-up things. For a few months I wasn’t even really playing video games, never mind blogging about them.
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I need to make one thing clear: I think Donald Trump is a racist buffoon, and I don't believe about 70 percent of the things that come out of his mouth. I believe, if elected, he would plunge the country into either unprecedented paralysis or a deep recession. But I think he is absolutely, positively illuminating important problems that our country is having.
The tech industry has done little to help the economic disruptions that working class Americans are feeling.
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About time.
 
Volo’s Guide to Monsters, a new hardcover book of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, is releasing Fall 2016. The book features new monsters for a Dungeon Master to unleash on his players, lore and lairs for classic monsters, and new playable races.

http://www.tribality.com/2016/06/01/dd-supplement-volos-guide-to-monsters-coming-september-2016/
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Money, Time, Value, Roleplaying
Gamers aren’t cheapskates: they buy what gives them value.

For some people and some books, just the act of reading provides entertainment value. But those people cannot support an entire rpg industry on their wallets.
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Wow, the new Google+ design is horrible. I couldn't figure out how to get to circles, which is... kinda the point of G+.
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+Steve Sigety I switched back to classic. But seriously, circles are hidden under advanced settings? How do they expect you to use G+ by default, then? Not a lot you can do with just your main feed...
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If H.P. Lovecraft were alive today, he'd probably side with the Rabid Puppies and Trump, wouldn't he?
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Puppes maybe but I think he'd probably find Trump irredeemably vulgar. I could almost see him in one of those American Monarchist fringe parties, but a lot of those guys tend to be Traditionalist Catholics, which would be at odds with his atheism/materialism.
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Updated with some new stuff to sell, mostly graphic novels. They'll stay available until the end of the week.
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Getting Rid of Items June 2016Most of these are in decent shape, but ask if you want to know more. Shipping is paid by you - generally assume about $1 an item. Feel free to make a lower offer, especially for multiple items, I might take you up on it. Title Price MARVEL COMICS Captain Universe: Universal Heroes D....
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Moving at the end of the month, and I won't be taking some cool stuff with me. If you want any of the items in this list, let me know. I'd rather they go to people who would appreciate them!
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Getting Rid of Items June 2016Most of these are in decent shape, but ask if you want to know more. Shipping is paid by you - generally assume about $1 an item. Feel free to make a lower offer, especially for multiple items, I might take you up on it. Title Price GENRE FICTION Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Po...
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+Allan MacKenzie-Graham Good idea, I'll do that!
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IDW has been teasing a mysterious “Revolution” banner for the past few months, and now EW can exclusively reveal the meaning. Revolution will be a...
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Mostly Doctor Who this month.
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