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Chaplin

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The Boys is not DC.

DC canned The Boys because it was pretty much, making fun of DC characters like Superman and Aquaman.

I like the "realism" of The Boys over the Marvel shows. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Pretty sure he wasn't saying that The Boys was DC, it seemed to me it was just an example that all superhero properties aren't alike. DC isn't like Marvel, and neither is The Boys. At least that's how I took it.

I like, but don't love, The Boys, mainly because it is so mean spirited.
 

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The Boys is not DC.

DC canned The Boys because it was pretty much, making fun of DC characters like Superman and Aquaman.

I like the "realism" of The Boys over the Marvel shows. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
I didn't say it was DC. I am saying that when watching the different properties, DC or Marvel I don't expect the same tone. Just like I don't expect the same tone watching The Boys verses something on Disney +. The Boys isn't for everyone and is not reaching for the same audience.
 

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Homelander is a great villain IMO. Just sadistic. I have to wonder though how long the writers can keep Homelander's on this same thread as the show goes on. I mean fans sooner or later are going to want some vengeance or satisfaction that Homelander gets his. By season 3 it seems like the rest of the characters have had enough. I am curious to see how the writers deal with this considering that's been the major theme of the show. Maybe that's what Solider Boy is for? Putting him in his place.
 

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Homelander is a great villain IMO. Just sadistic. I have to wonder though how long the writers can keep Homelander's on this same thread as the show goes on. I mean fans sooner or later are going to want some vengeance or satisfaction that Homelander gets his. By season 3 it seems like the rest of the characters have had enough. I am curious to see how the writers deal with this considering that's been the major theme of the show. Maybe that's what Solider Boy is for? Putting him in his place.
My call? Homelander dies to end the season.
 

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So I know this is getting into P&R territory, but apparently there was a meltdown on The Boys subreddit from right wingers who were hoping Homelander would have a redemption story arc and now realize he is the actual villain.
 

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So I know this is getting into P&R territory, but apparently there was a meltdown on The Boys subreddit from right wingers who were hoping Homelander would have a redemption story arc and now realize he is the actual villain.
They… expected the big bad to end up the big good? Lol. Those people are truly idiots.
 
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