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Offline Francisco

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Why can't Luke Cage..
« on: August 16, 2011, 06:19:18 pm »
make super leaps? I mean he's got super human strenght.. Aren't his legs super strong as well as his whole body. Why doesn't he just jump great distances as the original Superman did back in the day? I think they should add super human agility and super human speed to Luke's arsenal of abilities simply because they are consequence of him having super human strenght.
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2011, 06:23:51 pm »
I think part of Cage is that he's very heavy. 

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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2011, 06:34:06 pm »
I think part of Cage is that he's very heavy. 
but how heavy? 500 pounds? A ton? Even if he were quite heavy he would be strong enough to propel his own weight. (he can bench 25 tons)
He should be just like Hugo Daner from the novel Gladiator.
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2011, 06:38:28 pm »
I think they did show him leaping not too long ago...can't remember where. I do remember they had him do The Hulk's trademark "thunderclap" in an early issue of (New) New Avengers. Of course some fanboys complained about it... ::)
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2011, 06:39:36 pm »
I think part of Cage is that he's very heavy. 
but how heavy? 500 pounds? A ton? Even if he were quite heavy he would be strong enough to propel his own weight. (he can bench 25 tons)
He should be just like Hugo Daner from the novel Gladiator.

Remember when he started, he wasn't as strong as he is now.  His power set was "set" long ago and changing now might not look right.   Plus being heavy, landing would be destructive.  Hulk doesn't care, Cage would.

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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2011, 06:42:04 pm »
I think part of Cage is that he's very heavy. 
but how heavy? 500 pounds? A ton? Even if he were quite heavy he would be strong enough to propel his own weight. (he can bench 25 tons)
He should be just like Hugo Daner from the novel Gladiator.

Remember when he started, he wasn't as strong as he is now.  His power set was "set" long ago and changing now might not look right.   Plus being heavy, landing would be destructive.  Hulk doesn't care, Cage would.

Well he could do it just in battle.. Leaping really high a landing on top of a tank and smashing it or something.
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2011, 06:45:29 pm »
I think they did show him leaping not too long ago...can't remember where. I do remember they had him do The Hulk's trademark "thunderclap" in an early issue of (New) New Avengers. Of course some fanboys complained about it... ::)
I know they had him jumping from the Avengers tower and leaving a huge crater in the side walk. Fanboys are pathetic of course that been super humanly strong and durable should allow LC to duplicate in a somewhat smaller scale the feat accomplished by the Hulk and other super humanly strong heroes.
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2011, 07:16:26 pm »
I support super-leaps.  I also support Luke having an adamantium chain-belt to use as a bludgeon.  (see Marvel ultimate Alliance video game)..
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Re: Why can't Luke Cage..
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2011, 08:01:24 pm »
I support super-leaps.  I also support Luke having an adamantium chain-belt to use as a bludgeon.  (see Marvel ultimate Alliance video game)..

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