Date: 2017-10-11 04:53 pm (UTC)
cyberghostface: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cyberghostface
T'Challa not answering phone calls about Jane's cancer or something?

Date: 2017-10-11 05:56 pm (UTC)
balbanes: (Default)
From: [personal profile] balbanes
Maybe Wakandian medicine is sufficiently advanced that Jane considers it magic. Like Asgardian medicine.

Date: 2017-10-11 06:14 pm (UTC)
cyberghostface: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cyberghostface
That's assuming T'Challa would even allow her to use it given that he's apparently hoarding it from the rest of the world on account of people still having to use chemotherapy elsewhere.

Date: 2017-10-11 09:23 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] locuatico
In reality, it's the unpoken rule in comics that you can't "cure cancer" you cannot have a character who is capable of curing cancer or who discovered the cure of cancer. Because you end with situations like these, in which you CAN'T use it because, otherwise, Cancer is treated as this easy to solve problem and not a really horrible thing that kills a lot of people and you can't explain why they don't use it.

Date: 2017-10-12 10:49 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] katefan
Which makes it so strange that editors allowed that plot point that Wakanda discovered a cure for cancer in the first place. :/

Date: 2017-10-12 11:18 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] daningram.insanejournal.com
It was less a plot point than it was a few lines of dialogue. Really wish everyone would get the hell over it already.

Date: 2017-10-12 03:43 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
i really wish people would get the hell over Hank Pym having a PSYCHOTIC BREAK and slapping his wife, ONCE.... do you know how many times Reed Richards has slapped Susan?

Date: 2017-10-11 06:41 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] crinos
How long does it take for the Wakandan cancer cure to work? Because the main problem Jane has remember is that the Chemo isn't making any progress because every time she changes to Thor and back it "resets" her Cancer or Purges the Chemo or something. So the Wakandan cure may not work on her.

Date: 2017-10-11 07:07 pm (UTC)
cyberghostface: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cyberghostface
Given how super-duper advanced Wakanda is at everything I can't imagine their medicine would take much longer to react.

Date: 2017-10-11 07:16 pm (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Iron Man mark 43 (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
So Jane stops Thoring long enough to get cured. If she doesn't want to share why she's away to anyone that doesn't have to know about her cancer, just tell them she's going to a far off realm on some vague heroic quest. There's enough other heroes around to cover for her for a while.

Date: 2017-10-11 07:27 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] beyondthefringe
Her problem is that she -can't- stop Thoring for any amount of time because plot. Something always comes up.

Date: 2017-10-11 07:54 pm (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Iron Man mark 43 (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
Isn't comics Jane (unlike movie Jane) an actual medical doctor? She of all people should know that she should be putting her own health first or she'll be useless to the people she wants to save. I can understand her not being able hold off long enough for chemo to work, but if T'challa actually offered the Wakandan cancer cure and it required a few weeks to work? In that scenario she should absolutely at least try it while counting on other Avengers to handle things while she's away. If some fate of the world stuff that only the weilder of Mjolnir can handle comes up than sure, it happens. But there's no excuse to not try, at least.

Date: 2017-10-12 02:54 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] laughing_tree
She's the star of a monthly superhero comic. Let's face it, there's always going to be fate of the world stuff.

Date: 2017-10-12 03:16 pm (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Iron Man mark 43 (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
It's not like she'd have to be down for more than one issue. Just a one shot issue that shows her getting treated, while being tempted to go out and hero and her doctor telling her to sit down, get treated and trust her friends and teammates. Boom, cancer gone and we can atop worrying that Jame will have to die for Thor to get his hammer back.

Date: 2017-10-12 05:04 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] richmatdal
Sure, just like how actual medical doctors know that smoking is bad for them, and they should be getting adequate sleep and exercise.

Knowing in the head, knowing in the heart and doing something about it are three different things in real life and in fiction.

Date: 2017-10-11 06:07 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shakalooloo
Does Hercules usually refer to Earth as Midgard? Is that a thing he does now?

Date: 2017-10-11 06:18 pm (UTC)
balbanes: (Default)
From: [personal profile] balbanes
Oooh, good catch. Totally missed that.

Date: 2017-10-12 04:46 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Yeah, that seemed weird to me too.

Date: 2017-10-11 06:42 pm (UTC)
drmanbot: Dr. Manbot Xmas Special (Default)
From: [personal profile] drmanbot
Thats' great advice Herc is giving Vizh. This is not his 1st rodeo with the premier hero group of the day (Argonauts,etc) When worked right, he can be equally smart, dashing, and an idiot. He will always be one of my all time favorite characters.

Date: 2017-10-11 10:10 pm (UTC)
raspberryrain: GIF (blink)
From: [personal profile] raspberryrain
Striking icon. Did you make that yourself?

Date: 2017-10-12 12:01 pm (UTC)
drmanbot: Dr. Manbot Xmas Special (Default)
From: [personal profile] drmanbot
RANDY!

Long time, pal . Yes, it is I. I still like to get my comics fix in, and I love the community here.

And to answer the question, the icon is a cover to an old parody ezine I used to write with a couple of other fine gentlemen based on the game Freedom Force that came out waaaaay back in 2002, I think. We had a lot of fun with that. My friend Joel actually made the cover, and thus the icon.



Date: 2017-10-12 12:39 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] zylly
I find Vision's puzzlement over his immortality to be... strange. Hasn't it always been the assumption that he's ageless and immortal?

Date: 2017-10-12 01:45 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] thezmage
There’s a difference between assuming it and being confronted with it. It’s kind of a funhouse mirror version of dealing with your own mortality. Just because we all know on some level that we will die some day doesn’t mean we’ve really dealt with the implications

Date: 2017-10-12 04:47 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
But it's more a case of why would he ever think he's going to have a human lifespan in the first place?

Date: 2017-10-12 05:04 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] thezmage
Why would he have thought about it one way or another? His world has been relatively unchanged since he first woke up, up until now why not take it for granted that it’ll stay that way?

Date: 2017-10-13 12:45 am (UTC)
zylly: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zylly
Especially since he's literally been blown up and taken apart and repaired with different off the shelf parts on more than one occasion.

Date: 2017-10-13 03:22 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] locuatico
To be fair, that technically describes a good chunk of his "mortal" friends...

Date: 2017-10-12 03:46 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
I love that Herc said he has taken lovers, and then used the gender neutral term "they and them"

Date: 2017-10-14 12:32 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] oakie620
Eternity is a long time. Why not explore all the options?

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