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"Reggie [Hudlin] was busy working on a film; I wanted him to co-write the issue for me. Issue 11 of Deathstroke is an anti-violence issue, and it concerns the gun violence going on in Chicago. Actually, that's the title of the story, it's just 'Chicago.' It's A Very Special Episode of Deathstroke." -- Christopher J. Priest



















Date: 2017-02-10 04:49 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
Part of me's wondering if the fake Deathstroke's identity isn't a bit of a pun on " Prieststroke ".

Date: 2017-02-11 01:36 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
If I'd had any sense of the term "Prieststroke" as a thing before your post I might agree more strongly. Is that a commonly used term?

Date: 2017-02-11 02:22 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
Christopher Priest has used it to describe his take on the character: " PriestStroke, Slade The Deathstroke, is not about violence. It is about a man; an exploration of a lost humanity. ", and it's been picked up in the occasional fan discussion of the series.

Date: 2017-02-10 08:21 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] agharta75
I suppose we see The Creeper next issue?

Date: 2017-02-10 11:11 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] miss_abnormal
He appeared halfway through this issue, and then reverted back to Jack Ryder.

Date: 2017-02-10 11:14 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sarahnewlin
Joseph where are you.

Date: 2017-02-12 12:29 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] dc2houseofmystery
In every other issue...

Date: 2017-02-11 11:14 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] viridian5
Killers are gonna kill, maybe, but it's easier to kill people, and kill more people, and from a distance and faster, with a gun, especially a semi-automatic or an assault rifle. Things are much harder for a sniper, particularly, if that sniper has to use a knife or unarmed martial arts.

Date: 2017-02-11 01:46 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Yeah, the "Gun's don't kill people, people kill people" argument is always followed in my head by "But guns make it much, much easier to kill large numbers of people in almost no time at all"

Date: 2017-02-13 12:30 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] qalchemist
Well, Movie!Deathstroke didn't last long!

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