Talk:Human Torch (android)

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Synthetic relatives[edit]

Professor Phineas T. Horton, Adam II and the Gremlin (revealed in the Vision Icon series to have been created during the 1940s) should all be listed as relatives. Kevingarcia 04:22, 26 January 2006 (UTC)

Done and done. Cybertooth85 22:54, 31 March 2006 (UTC)
Relatives? For an android? You gotta be kidding... —Lesfer (talk/mail) 12:50, 12 April 2006 (UTC)
Calling them "relatives" is a matter of science fiction convention, also reinforced by the use of the term in official Marvel publications. Oh, and there's another brother I forgot: Volton[1]. Although not originally a Marvel property, he is now part of Marvel Canon. - Kevingarcia 19:13, 18 May 2006 (UTC)

Also, Phineas Horton talked about the Vision as his son. In Avengers 135, he told the Torch that he was not the marrying kind, but had wanted to have offspring, and created the Torch to fill that need. This was as close as a 1970s comic book could come to identifying a character as gay. - Anon.135

This is mere speculation and has no basis in fact. It is actually possible to not want to marry and still have a desire for children. There is no evidence that Horton was gay.

72.42.186.94 (talk) 01:35, 24 June 2011 (UTC)

Copyvio?[edit]

This page looks good, but it is so well written that I suspect it has been lifted from a copyrighted source. Can anyone confirm or disprove this? If it's not, it needs to be wikified (I wanted to see if it was copyrighted before I went to the effort). —Frecklefoot 15:23, 13 Aug 2003 (UTC)

The article was originally created by User:209.179.230.140. Googling phrases in the article turns up nothing but Wikipedia mirrors, so it seems legitimate and not a copyvio. —Lowellian (talk) 06:28, Jun 13, 2005 (UTC)

Jim Hammond[edit]

Jim Hammond previously redirected here. I have now created a page for the footballer of this name. Anyone wishing to add a link here from that page (with explanation) should do so.

Ahkayah cuarenta y siete 14:02, 19 October 2005 (UTC)
Just did it. Thanks for telling us. :-) (Stephen Day 23:03, 23 December 2005 (UTC))

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So why didn't someone go in a rework the use rational for this image, instead of allowing betacomandbot jr. to kick down the barn? The current image from an Avengers comic is inappropriately modern for an article about a golden age character.--Drvanthorp (talk) 18:21, 28 August 2009 (UTC)

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Requested move 16 January 2016[edit]

The following is a closed discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: not moved. There is a consensus this article is not primary topic. Jenks24 (talk) 05:06, 24 January 2016 (UTC)



Human Torch (android)Human Torch – Given the character is the original version of who bears the name "Human Torch," it should be rename while other should also be rename as "Human Torch (Johnny Storm)". NeoBatfreak (talk) 20:10, 16 January 2016 (UTC)

Oppose move dab over base line. In ictu oculi (talk) 09:06, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Comment per Dicklyon at the other discussion at Talk:Human Torch, this is a badly formatted multimove request -- 70.51.44.60 (talk) 10:11, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Oppose. This is a badly formatted request - but, also, the later character is far better known. This one is not the primary topic. 64.105.98.115 (talk) 11:18, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Oppose. On top of what's already been said, being first does not make something a primary topic. Egsan Bacon (talk) 19:19, 20 January 2016 (UTC)

The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page or in a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.