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This is possibly the first time in the history of ever, that I have fully agreed with Rick.
Y chromosomes are not required for this argument. My boyfriend and I had this argument just a few weeks ago. I took the side of Batman, obviously. No brainer! After reading the first panel, I started wondering if Scott lives next door to me and was listening...
An armed forces composed solely of comic book fans. Yeah, what could go wrong with that? There are no adverts fro the Marines in comics, same as there aren't in National Crochet.
Hm. Iron Man doesn't fly and shoot beams from his hands, as Rick asserts. The suit does that, making it essentially a vehicle, so Batman matches qualification as well. Now, Tony Stark is a better scientist where Bruce Wayne is a better detective. Like them both, for different reasons. Though Rick is completely correct on the Sub-Mariner.
To be fair, it's hard NOT to be better than Aquaman.
I still insist superheroes don't get better than Dogwelder. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogwelder)
moojen: My wife easily knows the Marvel universe better than I do.Many of the Marvel Studio movies we saw together, she'd say, "That's not how it was in the comics." Then she'd explain to me how it was.
Nice way to stick your foot in it, Scott. In this case I must side with Rick, having liked Iron Man since I was 12 or so.+1 Internets to Blackadder for making me laugh a second time.
I really, really, think that the proper name for the USMC would be "The Batmans" not 'the batmen'. Proper grammar be damned, They Are BATMAN(s). each one of them a unique proper noun, and not lowly 'batmen'
Unfortunately there's already a thing called 'batman' in the army http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman_(military) ( see also "Downton Abbey" ) which is why I insist that the USMC would require this to be capitalized as "Batmans". They Are *THE* Batman, got it?
Compare also musical group Butthole Surfers: "No, I'm Iron Man!" a playful response to the old call by Black Sabbath.
I don't even have to know who the sub-mariner was. I know Aquaman, therefore I know that everyone else is better.
Funny how Rick, the biggest failure, thinks Marvel characters are better than DC. Any member of the Justice League > Marvel character.
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