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Old 09-01-2013, 07:20 AM   #107
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Default Re: Marvels biggest slap in the face!!!

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Originally Posted by Senator Pleasury View Post
The very fact that the pre-twist Mandarin was taken so seriously is precisely why the twist was a joke when it shouldn't have been at all.
The Twist wasn't a "joke," it was a statement. About the way we invent boogeymen to justify/hide the truth about the real bad guys (see: Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Muamar Ghadafi, et al.) The Mandarin from the comics was the "joke." Always has been.

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