Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
jducoeur

Some toys the world probably doesn't really need

When I got my comics home last night, I found that Steve had dropped a free Black Lantern ring into the bag.

Now, I appreciate free toys as much as anybody, but I find myself a bit weirded out here. In the current storyline, this is an artifact of pure evil, that raises the dead wearer to make war on the living. Not exactly inspiring, or even especially cool.

Serious case of "eww". As giveaways go, I don't find this one of DC's cleverest...
Subscribe

  • the dogs

    We of course ate out throughout our stay in Edinburgh, mostly at local restaurants in the residential part of town. (Part of the motivation for…

  • Vacation: Motel 1

    [And now for the promised assorted notes from me] Our hotel in Edinburgh was something I haven't encountered in the US: inexpensive without feeling…

  • Oh, right -- we took this vacation

    Kate and I spent the beginning of the month in the UK, visiting first her northern relatives and then our friends pir and Miko. Here are Kate's…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 13 comments

  • the dogs

    We of course ate out throughout our stay in Edinburgh, mostly at local restaurants in the residential part of town. (Part of the motivation for…

  • Vacation: Motel 1

    [And now for the promised assorted notes from me] Our hotel in Edinburgh was something I haven't encountered in the US: inexpensive without feeling…

  • Oh, right -- we took this vacation

    Kate and I spent the beginning of the month in the UK, visiting first her northern relatives and then our friends pir and Miko. Here are Kate's…