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Lex Luthor breaks out the Arkham inmates out of prison. Batman confronts them, but despite all his efforts, Gotham is being overwhelmed. Superman comes in to help and after seeing the result of Clark's battle and the damage it did to Metropolis, distrust and conflict arises between the two heroes.
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Dr.Miles Manners, Beeologist, is just an average wasp-themed superhero by day. But by night, he becomes...
Dr.Bees always has, obviously, bees around with him. He has trained them extensively to hone their attacks on specific targets, and is able to unleash them on his enemies without the bees harming him. He is capable of having excessive amounts of bees in small containers.
Obviously this is a top-tier street-leveler right here. Limitless potential!
If you ask me why I was bored.
Takes place on the map Hijacked from Black Ops 2.
Debate in this thread until next Friday (10/25/13), and then I will put up the voting thread for one day. Once the voting is done, I will post a thread with the winner in a scenario written by me based on the votes and debate. One good argument for each character will be quoted and included in the thread revealing the victor.
Obviously, Six-Gun Gorilla has the strength of a Gorilla, but from what these scans have to say, I'd say it's a bit more.
I actually have very few durability feats for Six-Gun Gorilla because he's such a badass he rarely gets tagged by anything.
Again, not many feats in this department but he can certainly utilize it when he wants to.
FEATS WILL BE UPDATED AS THE ISSUES ROLL OUT.
An open forest with plenty of daylight.
Debate in this thread until next Monday (9/23/13), and then I will put up the voting thread for one day. Once the voting is done, I will post a thread with the winner in a scenario written by me based on the votes and debate. One good argument for each character will be quoted and included in the thread revealing the victor.
Can't believe its been an entire year already! I have to say I loved this website from the start, and the community was just wonderful. Thanks to everybody who made my stay so far an enjoyable experience. Some shoutouts to the worthy!
deadpoolrules - One of my first buddies and helped me with my tournaments.
darktiger - Also same as deadpoolrules.
k4tzm4n - A big brotherly figure/role model for me even now. Friendly and very funny.
Samimista - One of the friendliest people I've met here on this site.
Deranged_Midget - Fellow Halo fanboy and also extremely goofy.
ChaosBlazer - Used to talk a lot when I first joined. Busy a lot though.
XImpossibruX - Again, used to chat all the time and go in tournaments.
Floopay - First major debater I remember avidly going against.
CadenceV2 - Also one of the first debaters I squared off against.
Icarusflies - Extremely friendly moderator and Guinea Pig expert.
RazzaTazz - Yet another friendly moderator and very helpful.
If I've forgotten you, sorry. Thanks everyone!
Rather than taking a direct approach and following up on 2010's Iron Man 2, Director and writer Shane Black decides to instead make Iron Man 3 more of a follow up on last years The Avengers. Having said that, don't expect much of anything from the latter to be mentioned throughout the film, this is still very much Tony's story and more about the repercussions of his actions throughout the Iron Man trilogy and what he experienced during the battle with the Chitauri.
I have to say that out of all the different plots in the Iron Man movies, this was my favorite. Although the twist intended for this movie isn't that hard to find out (at least for me it wasn't), they do have a nice twist regarding to the whole Mandarin ordeal. Now, I won't go into detail for spoilers sake, but it will be a nice twist if you're not a die-hard Mandarin fan. If you are a huge Mandarin fan, chances are you won't like the representation of him in this film. Anyways, like I was saying, Tony has the best character in this film, and it does link to The Avengers in a way, as Stark has to deal with the shock he had obtained from the final battle in The Avengers regarding the giant black hole. However, it's not all dark, and has lots of humor packed in it. Its not a very complicated plot, but interesting and intriguing nonetheless.
Despite the entrance of a new director, the cast remains entirely the same save for some new additions to the film. Some of the more notable additions though are Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian, Sir Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin and Rebecca Hall as Maya Hansen. Even previous series director Jon Favreau makes a triumphant but brief return as Tony's ex-bodyguard Happy Hogan. There's even a nice little nod towards Extremis writer Warren Ellis as the fictional President of Iron Man 3's (and supposedly the MCU) is named after him. As expected, the main cast delivers a spot-on performance as usual but it's the newcomers who deliver a little extra flair and creativity to the film, as this is especially directed towards Kingsley and Pearce.
The cast in this film isn't that different from the other two regarding the main cast, but there are some nice additions for the antagonists, major supporting characters, and other nice new characters such as Aldrick Killian (displayed by Guy Pearce), The Mandarin (Sir Ben Kingsley), Maya Hansen (Rebecca Hall), and others. Guy Pearce and Sir Ben Kingsley especially bring a whole new chemistry to the entire film, and a whole different atmosphere. All of the actors do a great job of portraying their specific role, but Guy Pearce and Sir Ben Kingsley really shined in this film (other than Robert Downey Jr. of course).
It's more than obvious that most of the character development, or any at all, would be centered around Tony himself. His character has radically changed from the beginning of the first film and has continually been given the chance to adapt and grow to his surroundings. Ever since the event in New York, Tony and Pepper had progressed their relationship to the point where she's moved in. Unfortunately for Tony, things have never been the same and it's been a test of his humility and persistence as he tries to cope with what happened and how he tries to go back to his life knowing how insufficient he really is to the Universe at large.
Iron Man 3 really brings a new perspective to Tony Stark in this film. Sure, at the end of The Avengers, Tony looked like he was fine after the near-death experience, but in Iron Man 3 we quickly find out that is extremely untrue. Tony, the Iron Man is now coping with shock from the battle with the Chitauri, and although he still has the outer shell of his personality, his inside, more dormant spirit is weakened, fragile, and maybe even a bit broken. Not only that, but now he has to protect his wife from The Mandarin and Killian. You'll really be rooting for Iron Man in this film, unlike other people who usually brush him off as a "selfish douchebag".
There are no shortage of flattering special effects in Iron Man 3 and some of the films more intricate and CGI focused scenes leave you breathless. Having said that, Iron Man 3 spends more time out of the armour rather than in so it's safe to say that Iron Man 3 utilizes a smaller amount of CGI compared to it's predecessor's but they are no less impressive.
Following the major success of The Avengers, Iron Man 3 had the highest budget out of all the Iron Man movies (Iron Man 3 had a budget of 200 million dollars, while Iron Man and Iron Man 2 had around 150-170 million dollars). There are countless times where your eyes will explode as you watch the spectacular Iron Man suits in action...and man are there a LOT of different Iron Man armors. This movie easily has the most variety when it comes to that suit. However, you may have to wait for the eye-candy, as Tony is out of armor a majority of the film (especially in the middle). The Extremis bits will definitely keep the build-up in the Special Effects department though.
Out of the entire trilogy, Iron Man 3 easily boasts the most content and leaves some more than desirable questions to be answered near the end of the film. Regardless, this is one insane roller coaster ride and thus far, I've seen the film three times and still have a craving for more. Sure, there might be some who are bothered by the "huge twist" in the film but it shouldn't do much to deter you from the experience at hand. This is an action packed thriller of a film with glorious amounts of humour that will leave you craving for more Iron Man.
Iron Man 3 is one of the most "comic" comic-book films, rivaling even the first in the trilogy. It has a bunch of different Iron Man suits that would leave an impact as the film with the most wide array of Tony Stark inventions. This is also the Iron Man film with the most hype, so I could say it would leave a huge impact on the movie industry for at least a couple years, and even a decade or so in the Marvel Studio films.
Iron Man 3 is easily my favourite film of the trilogy and might as well be one of my all time favourite Marvel films to date. There may be some complaints had but given what it's worth, Iron Man 3 is well worth your money and with top notch performances, a creative new premise and an enjoyable villain, it's a guaranteed good time.
This is by far my favorite Iron Man movie for me, and my second favorite Marvel Studios film, being right behind The Avengers itself. The entire movie packs a lot of action, humor, and enough serious and tense moments (as well as epic) to tie in the plot and assure a really fun time at the theatre. This is a much watch for Iron Man fans and Marvel fans in general, unless you really don't like Iron Man.
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