Date: 2010-11-27 07:00 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Credit rating. I'm going with credit rating...

Date: 2010-11-27 07:02 pm (UTC)
cyberghostface: (Spidey & MJ)
From: [personal profile] cyberghostface
Not to mention Aunt May thinking that Peter has porn stashed in his closet.

I hope they keep this up when the new Spider-Man film comes out and some little kid starts to browse.

Date: 2010-11-27 07:35 pm (UTC)
generator_rex: I frankensteined this guy from images found in the All Spark Almanac. The character is Heinrad from Beast Wars Neo. (Default)
From: [personal profile] generator_rex
... Tracts of land.

Date: 2010-11-27 08:00 pm (UTC)
nezchan: My world is a crotch! (crotch)
From: [personal profile] nezchan
More like a penninsula, really...

Date: 2010-11-27 08:05 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] taggerung301
the land is very hard to farm too, it's so rocky and . . . hard

Date: 2010-11-27 09:14 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
well you have to be steady on it, it may be hard at first, but in the end, when all Norah's hard work is paid off, it will yield an enormous bounty and then soften, she will then have to work it up again to be able to plow properly....

stifles giggle

this game is fun :D

Date: 2010-11-27 10:19 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] taggerung301
Oh yes, you could produce a family from the bounty of that land.

*also stifles giggle

Isn't it though?

Date: 2010-11-27 11:19 pm (UTC)
terrykun: (lloyd ah-hah)
From: [personal profile] terrykun
This is a fertile land and we will thrive.

Date: 2010-11-28 06:07 am (UTC)
badficwriter: Postit note-If there's no porn, I don't care (postit-If there's no porn)
From: [personal profile] badficwriter
Off of it's purple mountain.

Date: 2010-11-28 08:32 pm (UTC)
octopedingenue: (Default)
From: [personal profile] octopedingenue
We will rule over all this land, and we will call it...This Land.

Date: 2010-11-27 08:50 pm (UTC)
stubbleupdate: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stubbleupdate
tallywhacker

Date: 2010-11-27 09:16 pm (UTC)
writeofway: (Default)
From: [personal profile] writeofway
"I'm not that kinda girl. I mean seriously, who dates anyone because of their personality or for any reason other than because that person is hot?"

Date: 2010-11-27 09:40 pm (UTC)
greenmask: (Default)
From: [personal profile] greenmask
I guess she's got a consistently nice personality?

Date: 2010-11-27 10:21 pm (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
Ha ha ha...you've seen this character before, right?

Date: 2010-11-27 10:25 pm (UTC)
greenmask: (Default)
From: [personal profile] greenmask
Yeah, racism, random cruelty, obnoxiousness and now this. Charming!

Date: 2010-11-27 10:29 pm (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
I've a sneaking suspicion editorial only put them together to prove that she wasn't a racist (in a twist on the classic 'but I have lots of black friends' method).

Date: 2010-11-27 10:32 pm (UTC)
greenmask: (Default)
From: [personal profile] greenmask
Who is this big-winkwink'd son of the boss, anyway?

Date: 2010-11-27 10:33 pm (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
I presumed it was Randy Robertson, old friend and long-forgotten former roomie of our horribly lobotomised protagonist. It might be someone else.

Date: 2010-11-28 01:43 am (UTC)
skalja: Ultimate Spider-Woman posing like a BAMF (Default)
From: [personal profile] skalja
Yep, it's Randy. He's been in and out of the title since 1968.

Date: 2010-11-28 01:52 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
And Pete's never gone to him for help with money/livingspace troubles, or just to hang out, or anything, despite living with the man for about a year back when MJ was 'dead', during the first great blunder committed in order to try and separate them. Guess Marvel Editorial knows which side its bread is buttered on...guess Pete can always turn to Harry, his good-ol' mentally unstable rich-kid college-buddy.

In other bitterness: I miss Bambi, Candi and Randi.

Date: 2010-11-28 02:00 am (UTC)
skalja: Ultimate Spider-Woman posing like a BAMF (spider-man: jonah+robbie)
From: [personal profile] skalja
Actually Peter DID go to Randy for help last issue when he was booted out of his apartment. Randy told him that he was a horrible roommate and specifically cited Kevin the cheese. I guess the Jenkins era was just too light-hearted and fun or something, idk.

I don't think Harry and Randy can really be compared, tbh. Although Randy's technically existed almost as long as Harry, the only period he was ever a consistent supporting cast member was in the post-Clone Saga, pre-JMS period, and even then he didn't have much to do. That is, of course, a failing on writers' part as much as anything else, but at this point Harry has much, much more accumulated history with Peter and with other supporting cast members than Randy does.

Date: 2010-11-28 02:02 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
Hah. What you miss, picking up these things on s_d only. I remember him and Glory walking in on Peter dancing naked to 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and laughing about it in a cafe later...a merrier time indeed.

Yeah...I admit my caffeine haze probably fuelled that comparison. Still, in any canon, Randy has never come close to murdering MJ and/or his own significant other while dressed in a garish costume, so to me he'll always be the better friend.

Date: 2010-11-28 02:50 am (UTC)
skalja: Ultimate Spider-Woman posing like a BAMF (Default)
From: [personal profile] skalja
Honestly, I think Peter's a worse friend to Harry than vice versa. Harry's done awful things to Peter, MJ, Liz and Normie, but in the throes of serious mental illness - while I don't think that gives him a free pass, I don't think he can be held fully accountable for his actions either. On the other hand, Peter has almost constantly lied to Harry, abandoned him when he's in need, prioritized his secret identity over Harry's mental well-being, etc etc, and he's always been in full possession of his faculties.

Date: 2010-11-28 02:56 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
I remember the 80s issue where he actively DISCOURAGED Harry from trying to turn the GG into a heroic identity, merely because...actually I can't remember. No good reason, anyway.

Date: 2010-11-28 11:34 pm (UTC)
book_of_daniel: (Default)
From: [personal profile] book_of_daniel
Once you go Randy, it's all good and dandy!

Date: 2010-11-27 09:54 pm (UTC)
freezer: (Don't Ask)
From: [personal profile] freezer
"...chin cleft."

Chick dig a big chin cleft.

Date: 2010-11-27 10:43 pm (UTC)
proteus_lives: (Default)
From: [personal profile] proteus_lives
"...printing press."

Date: 2010-11-27 11:03 pm (UTC)
punishermax: (Default)
From: [personal profile] punishermax
Spider-Man

Chapter 7

okay gyus so i kinda left the last chappie in a cliffiehanger so im gonne do a lil sidestory thingy like in Tenchi universe when ryoko left the show and u saw her make out with that bad gy (ugu ryoko is miiine ~hugs plushie lol) so enioy

so norah was in the offices of the bugle and she was looking at the gys there because she likes guys ad she wanted to have sex with a guy cause she dies that a lot

so she was also dating the son of her boss and he had a really big..thingy (lol grooooooooosssss)and shge really wanted to have sex with a guy cause she had a feeling in her vagna (~blushes~~)

so her boyfriend came by and she took him to the room with the mops and he put his really big thingy in her girl thingy and they had smexy time and she wasloudbut the peoplein the bwork didn;t hgear them so she came out first and she was happy and thens tshe told athe other guys that he hgad a bigg thingy

oooonasty lemon girl nora! she likes to hgave sex but i wanna be serius for a second when i make jokes in norahg taht use peole;s race as a parts of the joke i don't mean to be racist because i makes jokes and im not being seroius. it';s like no worse than carlos mencia and stuffor that guy with the puppets

LOL ILL KEEILL YOU..- ACHMED DEAD TERRORIST

Date: 2010-11-28 01:30 am (UTC)
misterbug: (Default)
From: [personal profile] misterbug
You may need to get a doctor's advice before you continue with this activity. I worry for your conscious mind.

Also I miss Hulk, but that's probably just me.

Date: 2010-11-28 06:07 am (UTC)
darkblade: (Default)
From: [personal profile] darkblade
He still posts Hulk sometimes. That last Hulk issue got a Critical Hulk response.

Date: 2010-11-28 08:42 am (UTC)
akodo_rokku: (Default)
From: [personal profile] akodo_rokku
it';s like no worse than carlos mencia and stuffor that guy with the puppets

Sadly accurate.

Date: 2010-11-27 11:51 pm (UTC)
fifthie: tastes the best (Default)
From: [personal profile] fifthie
"...penis"

She is talking about his penis.

Date: 2010-11-28 12:05 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] taggerung301
oh, now that's just a silly guess
; )

Date: 2010-11-28 04:52 am (UTC)
fai_dust: marvel comics: UncannyXMen - issue #500 (marvel)
From: [personal profile] fai_dust
...and you called me nasty.

Date: 2010-11-28 06:06 am (UTC)
badficwriter: Postit note-If there's no porn, I don't care (postit-If there's no porn)
From: [personal profile] badficwriter
The filthy minds around here! Honestly!

Date: 2010-11-28 12:22 am (UTC)

Date: 2010-11-28 01:01 am (UTC)
sherkahn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sherkahn
"...magic hands. Thank you magic hands!"

Date: 2010-11-28 02:00 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
heart.
You know she was going for heart.

Date: 2010-11-28 04:10 am (UTC)
lieut_kettch: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
"... hammer. And the hammer of which I speak is..."

Date: 2010-11-28 04:53 am (UTC)
fai_dust: marvel comics: UncannyXMen - issue #500 (marvel)
From: [personal profile] fai_dust
*falls over laughing* I was thinking the same thing.

Date: 2010-11-28 07:20 pm (UTC)
stillanerd: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stillanerd
I'm glad I wasn't the only one who read this and was taken aback by it. In the first place, this is not the first time Norah has said racially-charged comments. From issue #576:

Peter Parker: Maybe we should split up. Cover more ground.
Norah Winters: What? And leave little ol' me in the Big Bad Bronx without any protection? Someone of color might speak to me.
Peter Parker: Wow, insulting to my manhood and racist. What did I do to deserve you?
Norah Winters: I'm kidding, Parker. I'm equally obnoxious to all people.


And from issue #606:

Norah Winters: Honey, Pete hasn't found the stones to ask me out yet, but I'm not your problem.
Peter Parker: Yet? I --
Norah Winters: It's because your booty looks like it swallowed a sack of dead puppies.
Michelle Gonzales: WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY?!
Norah Winters: Next time someone slides you a plate of rice and beans, grab some ensalada, honey.


And, of course, we have Norah last use the pun "Manuel Labor."

Now, I don't mind stereotypical or politically incorrect humor, especially if it's done in order to shatter whatever prejudices people might have. But I seriously question whether such humor, especially jokes about the size of an African American's character penis (and yes, even though it's not specifically mentioned, it's clear what we're meant to infer from Norah's comment), is suitable content for a comic book that is supposedly age appropriate for 9 year old kids. Really makes me question what standard Marvel is using to rate their own comics.

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