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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. Rodrigo
    February 25, 2008 at 3:41 pm — Reply

    Nice choice of panel here, Stephen. I especially like that freaked out guy on the bottom left corner

  2. February 25, 2008 at 9:18 pm — Reply

    Got to go with invulnerability.


    Well, imagine you’re flying. Your enjoying the thrill known only to birds and a few well placed turtles (long story), when suddenly, you HIT A AIRLINER AND FALL TO THE GROUND THOUSANDS OF FEET. You go splat, no more flying.

    Super Speed? Pretty much the same. One well place banana peel and that’s all she wrote.

    And the Super Strength? Well, picture if you will a drunk super strong guy trying to impress the girls at the local bar. He goes to lift up their little VW Beetle, overcompensates, falls backward and suddenly has a muffler through the head. Now, not only where you “that really strong guy”, but you’re also known as “the dork that died trying to pick up the girly car.”

    Yeah, give me Invulnerability. As long as it included my internal organs a well. I’d hate to end up like Luke Cage in Secret War.

  3. J'osh
    February 26, 2008 at 5:43 am — Reply

    Invulnerability is really the glue that holds the package together.

  4. Gin
    February 26, 2008 at 12:47 pm — Reply

    Stacy makes some good points. I would still prefer super speed! I probably wouldn’t put it to it’s obvious uses though. I’d probably use it to get things done faster, as there never seems to be enough time in the day.

  5. Mark I.
    February 26, 2008 at 11:15 pm — Reply

    Sadly, the poll did not include the greatest super-power of them all…Matter-Eating.

  6. February 27, 2008 at 11:36 am — Reply

    Has to be invulnerability. With invulnerability you can probably fake the rest with any number of exoskeletons that exist in the comic book multiverse. Rocket suit, ala Rocket Man, isn’t a big deal if your invulnerable. Human Bullet from the Tick also comes to mind. “Fire Me Boy!”

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