The Comics Thread - We were being watched...

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by Memento Mori » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:55 pm

Cuttooth wrote:After getting through four years worth of comics in Hickman's Avengers - Secret Wars run I can honestly say I did not think I could be so underwhelmed by a storyline's conclusion than I am by that. Felt similarly to the end of his Fantastic Four run but that was at least a little shorter.

I think I’m a bit burnt out on crossover stuff from all that so I’m looking for more standalone titles/runs, maybe good DC stuff.

Oh, anyone have specific Daredevil recommendations? I have the first volume of Mark Waid's run from Amazon Prime but was wondering if there was anything that is close to the TV series?

That's the first time I've heard that about Hickman's run.

Some quick recs off the top of my head:

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The Black Mirror by Snyder
Gotham Central
52
The first two issues of King's Mr Miracle have been fantastic.
All Star Superman
Superman Rebirth

Daredevil
Bendis' entire run
Brubaker's entire run

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by Cuttooth » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:05 pm

In fairness it's something I've felt with a lot of comic book storylines, copious amounts of build up with rushed, unsatisfying endings. It was great up to the end of Infinity but went downhill after that for me.

Cheers for the recommendations, especially Gotham Central as I've been meaning to read that for years but completely forgot its existence.

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by Mafro » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:22 pm

I see the latest Marvel shitshow was them announcing a partnership comic at NYCC with the 5th biggest arms manufacturer in the world thinking that would be cool, then cancelling it after the unanimous outrage https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/10/07 ... expressed/

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by Hexx » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:27 pm

Yep. The Avengers team up with NGEN (a super team of scientists) to help save the world

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And if you want a career where you save the world and meet superheroes - considera STEM course working for an arms dealer!

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by Cuttooth » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:33 pm

It's intense how much they thought this awful gooseberry fool was a good idea and how many people presumably had to sign it off.

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PostRe: The Comics Thread - We were being watched...
by Hexx » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:36 pm

I hadn't seen that one :lol:

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by Mafro » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:41 pm

It pissed off G. Willow Wilson enough that she almost quit the company http://gwillowwilson.com/post/166159537168/yeah-no
I would have left. I’m not naive; I know all collaborations involve compromise, ideological or otherwise. But everybody has their own red lines, and bespoke recruitment paraphernalia for combat drone manufacturers–under the fantastically cynical guise of encouraging kids to get into STEM careers–is my red line and then some.

So I stayed up until about 2:30am last night looking at my schedule and trying to figure out a timeline to extricate myself without screwing over the incredible editors and co-creators I work with.

Thankfully, I haven’t needed to run with it, as it seems as though sanity has prevailed and the project has been canned, at least for now.


Seems they announced strawberry float all at the convention other than a Weapon H solo series (WHO GIVES A strawberry float) and a comic starring the Weeknd as a superhero(?!) They basically confirmed Professor X is coming back next year too, continuing their crusade to piss off X-Men fans and bring back everyone apart from Cyclops.

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PostRe: The Comics Thread - We were being watched...
by Hexx » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:45 pm

Weapon H...

Did they do much more teasing of "Who is Voyager?" Cus everyone is really excited about that.

Also Cyclops doesn't need to come back. He died right. Everyone else got a lotta gooseberry fool to make up for :P

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by Irene Demova » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:24 pm

Hexx wrote:And if you want a career where you save the world and meet superheroes - considera STEM course working for an arms dealer!

Grummann have form for doing this




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PostRe: The Comics Thread - We were being watched...
by Mafro » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:31 pm

:lol: Good grief

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