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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #30 on: February 10, 2011, 02:46:48 PM »
I don't think they're even dating, she's only been mentioned like twice....
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« Reply #31 on: February 10, 2011, 05:31:21 PM »
Okay- so he's essentially the girl-crazy Archie Andrews analog that he was in the Casefiles. (Only with Iola alive in this continuity- but he's apparently not tied down to her or anything.)

Are you kidding? ;D With as many missions as they have, how can he? ???
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #32 on: February 10, 2011, 09:01:27 PM »
Okay- so he's essentially the girl-crazy Archie Andrews analog that he was in the Casefiles. (Only with Iola alive in this continuity- but he's apparently not tied down to her or anything.)

Yeah, pretty much. Except, for some unknown reason, most girls in the UB continuity seem to ignore Joe.

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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #33 on: February 10, 2011, 09:33:34 PM »
Yeah, pretty much. Except, for some unknown reason, most girls in the UB continuity seem to ignore Joe.

Yeah that stinks, I mean Frank's had like 4 girlfriends and nobody's even looked twice at my Joe yet!!! :o
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #34 on: February 10, 2011, 09:35:17 PM »
Wow- that's definitely a switch from the Casefiles and Digests then. (Well, more so Casefiles really- Joe was definitely going out with Iola in the Digests, but he seems to be the most outgoing and friendly, especially towards girls, even in that series.)
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2011, 03:37:48 AM »
But even stupider than that is that Frank doesn't know how to act around girls. He's painfully shy and makes a fool out of himself but the girls don't seem to notice. This has been downplayed in more recent books, though, and was almost completely ignored in the graphic novels.

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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2011, 11:11:39 AM »
Hmm- that characterization for Frank and Joe reminds me of Cody and Zack on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and its spinoff, The Suite Life on Deck.
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2011, 03:07:23 PM »
Yeah, pretty much. Except, for some unknown reason, most girls in the UB continuity seem to ignore Joe.

Why do you think that is?
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2011, 04:03:08 PM »
Maybe he comes off as a showy jerk to them.
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2011, 10:34:12 PM »
Or maybe it's just bad writing and trying too hard to make Frank and Joe "different".

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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #40 on: February 13, 2011, 02:40:48 PM »
Or maybe it's just bad writing and trying too hard to make Frank and Joe "different".

I think it's also suppose to be funny.

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« Reply #41 on: February 13, 2011, 03:13:28 PM »
I think it's also suppose to be funny.

At last, someone agrees with me! ;D
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« Reply #42 on: February 13, 2011, 03:25:22 PM »
It has the capacity to be funny, but things can be overdone.

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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #43 on: February 13, 2011, 05:18:03 PM »
It has the capacity to be funny, but things can be overdone.

That's true. :)
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Re: Bonfire Masquerade- #5 NDGD/HBUB Supermystery book
« Reply #44 on: February 13, 2011, 08:17:43 PM »
I think it's also suppose to be funny.

"supposed to be" being the phrase, here.