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Evan_Of_Hearts
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nick-the-hedgehog
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Proving Your Argumentative Skills: Why DC is Better Than Marvel

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Evan_Of_Hearts
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/12/2015 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Evan_Of_Hearts

Pro

This is a different kind of debate. Basically, we are trying to prove what is typically reserved as an opinion, why DC is better than Marvel or vice verse.We don't have to cite sources, but it is encouraged. No profanity or offensive statements please. Forfeit is an automatic loss UNLESS it is stated in the next posted round. Failure to follow the guidelines is an automatic loss (i.e. Round 1 Con gives a rebuttal to Pro argument, Round 3 Pro gives a rebuttal addressed to Round 1, etc.) (Message me or comment if you would like to debate this topic)

Here's the breakdown:
Round 1: Acceptance
Round 2 :Pro & Con arguments
Round 3 :Rebuttals for Round 2 arguments
Round 4 :Counter-rebuttals for Round 3
Round 5 :Final counter-rebuttals and conclusion.

Remember, you don't have to like Marvel, you just have to prove why it's better. Good luck!
nick-the-hedgehog

Con

DC is not better than marvel because DC always changes the hero's story line and every movie about the hero would be different than the last one.
Debate Round No. 1
Evan_Of_Hearts

Pro

DC Comics has a very wide variety of heroes in its log, Many of them represent characters typically subject to social oppression that are overcoming that oppression with a new sense of empowerment. Wonder Woman is the representation of female empowerment and stepping out of gender roles. V represents the power of a single idea that can deliver freedom from an oppressive force. These are the first few that came to mind, mainly because they are each in an extensive category of heroes that reach far beyond those of Marvel. Wonder Woman is one of many female superheroes, while V falls into the vast vigilante category. V is just a simple human -like Batman- without any biological powers, but inspires a massive revolution and shows that you don't NEED biological powers to be a hero. These characters are created to not only entertain the individual, but to inspire them with the knowledge that they can make a difference just as they are.
nick-the-hedgehog

Con

But in marvel they actually fight real villians and not those phonies in DC
Debate Round No. 2
Evan_Of_Hearts

Pro

(Con has failed to follow guidelines of the debate. However, I shall continue,)

Villain:
(in a film, novel, or play) *A character whose evil actions or motives are important to the plot.
"the terrorists are cartoon villains"
synonyms:criminal, lawbreaker, offender, felon, convict, malefactor, wrongdoer; gangster, gunman, thief, robber; rogue, reprobate, ruffian, hoodlum; miscreant, scoundrel; maleficent; crook, con, bad guy, baddie, lowlife; cad, knave; blackguard.
*The person or thing responsible for specified trouble, harm, or damage.
"the industrialized nations are the real environmental villains"

A villain's existence is not limited to a movie or comic book. To the people affected, a villain is any person who commits near constant or continuous misdeeds and needs to be stopped. There are villains everywhere, in everyday life. This is also a recurring representation in many DC comics. And every day in our world, someone goes up against some sort of wrong to fight it, someone completely normal. There is more than one type of superhero, and more than one type of villain, and DC comics shows this.
nick-the-hedgehog

Con

as you can see DC basically stopped getting movies made and marvel are still getting movies made. DC can never be as popular as Marvel and there wont be anymore movies that are going to be as big as the new marvel movies that are coming out these next few years.
Debate Round No. 3
Evan_Of_Hearts

Pro

"as you can see DC basically stopped getting movies made and marvel are still getting movies made."
That statement is partially false. DC has had at least 20 movies made and produced from 2010-2013 and have more in the process.

"DC can never be as popular as Marvel..."
This is an extreme statement that cannot be supported by fact.

"... and there wont be anymore movies that are going to be as big as the new marvel movies that are coming out these next few years."
This has no evidence to support it, seeing that it is a prediction of the future. I would also like to point out that Con's statement of "and there wont be anymore movies that are going to be as big as the new marvel movies that are coming out these next few years." directly contradicts his earlier statement of "as you can see DC basically stopped getting movies made..." None of Con's statements can be factually supported.
nick-the-hedgehog

Con

nick-the-hedgehog forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
Evan_Of_Hearts

Pro

(Con has forfeited, so instead of a final counter-rebuttal I will skip directly to my conclusion as to why I should be voted winner. Con must post his reason for forfeit during his turn this round, even though he has already broken guidelines, and his post should address my Round 3 rebuttal.)

My opponent has failed to provide significant evidence to prove that Marvel is superior to DC. His statements have little to no merit, and are poorly structured. I have given valid reasoning for my claims and rebuttals, followed the Round guidelines, and have supported my claims and rebuttals with information about the comics, while tying in the influence they have. I conclude.

VOTERS: Please try to avoid letting personal preference influence your vote. This was a debate to prove individual skill, rather than support an opinion.
nick-the-hedgehog

Con

nick-the-hedgehog forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by Evan_Of_Hearts 2 years ago
Evan_Of_Hearts
No rich123, you have to wait. And eat you peas too!
Posted by rich123 2 years ago
rich123
But mom i dont want to wait till the 15th i want to debate now lol jk
Posted by Evan_Of_Hearts 2 years ago
Evan_Of_Hearts
Why does no one follow my simple instructions to WAIT to accept the debate? I am forfeiting this one until someone can understand how to listen.
Posted by rich123 2 years ago
rich123
if its still open tomorrow ill accept it
Posted by rich123 2 years ago
rich123
hhmmm.... dc serious no laugh marvel they have a damn raccoon with guns lol ill take you on this
Posted by BoggyDag 2 years ago
BoggyDag
I'll take you on this one.
Posted by Evan_Of_Hearts 2 years ago
Evan_Of_Hearts
XD Indeed. Please vote on this.
Posted by Spike117 2 years ago
Spike117
I don't agree with you, but based off of your opponents opening argument, you can't lose.
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Reasons for voting decision: Con forfeited, this one goes to pro as well for arguments