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Elysium Online: A Review

Quite some time ago, a friend sent me a link to a Greek comic writer and artist’s Indiegogo campaign for a new graphic novel, thinking I’d find it interesting. And given that I love to throw money at things I think are cool ideas, I was plunking down money to help make this comic a reality. The premise is probably what got me the most: imagine in the future, an MMO of sorts where digitized versions of your deceased loved ones exist for you to interact with. “Oh, man, that sounds awesome!” I mean, who doesn’t want to hang out with dead relatives and friends after they’re gone. I know I have a few that I’d love to see again.
Did I mention this was a horror story?
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I don’t understand the appeal of Harley Quinn, sexual or otherwise

As far as “Female villains of the Batman universe” go, Harley Quinn has always been on my low tier. I’m not saying she’s a bad character, nor am I saying she’s useless to storylines. But she’s nowhere near the top of my list (which has Poison Ivy and Catwoman at the top), despite the massive amounts of love Harley gets from other fans.

I don’t get it.
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