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    Looks like trying to live the dream of two sets...

    Looks like trying to live the dream of two sets of the "same" character at once like marvel tried with their ultimates line but set in same time line.

    Im sceptical seeing as theyve been cutting...
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    If all they did was flush the book down the...

    If all they did was flush the book down the toilet then they got off lightly as i believe dan slott got death threats when he swopped peter parker for dr ock.
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    I still cant see how this can go anywhere. Some...

    I still cant see how this can go anywhere. Some very serious accusations flying around. Even if books appear i think in the times we live in people will want to know what happened before spending...
  4. Poll: There was a point in time when black america had...

    There was a point in time when black america had the potential to be a very real threat. In that first wave of independence the narrative was ok now weve broken free from chains of colonial...
  5. Poll: For sure. You write for your target audience and...

    For sure. You write for your target audience and one can pull the stories apart a zillion ways but thats hardly a big achievement given how ridiculous the premises are.
  6. Poll: Bruce banner is totally built on "white issues" -...

    Bruce banner is totally built on "white issues" - hes a post war nuclear physicist- you couldnt get any more new world order than that. He's a cog in the cold war machine as white capitalist america...
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    Never heard of Sun Devils - looks some good old...

    Never heard of Sun Devils - looks some good old school space opera.
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    The flipside is that if he isnt as advanced as...

    The flipside is that if he isnt as advanced as other characters you can get some cool stories using that as a premise. Human intelligence vs AI, willpower, quest for upgrades, sacrifices we make in...
  9. Poll: Exactly. They let lemire and yang get on with it....

    Exactly. They let lemire and yang get on with it. They were very clear that warren ellis has complete control of wildstorm imprint so michael cray was left alone too. They let gaiman do whatevet he...
  10. Poll: The trouble with that argument is that its not...

    The trouble with that argument is that its not actually true. Whites created very little in superhero comics and its not even a genre of fiction in Europe.
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    There had already been a speculator crash with...

    There had already been a speculator crash with indie books in the comic shops in 1980s so when DC and Marvel entered the shops too i guess it was inevitable they were create another boom and bust.
  12. I dont see why. Paradax, Zenith, Watchmen etc...

    I dont see why. Paradax, Zenith, Watchmen etc were all pretty dreadful people but great books. Morrison's doom patrol - they were often the biggest threat themselves and couldnt even see what was...
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    Marvel had a number of books to rival anything...

    Marvel had a number of books to rival anything vertigo had before they closed the line down.

    Early 90s they had some great artists too - Ron Lim, walt simonson etc.

    It was only a bit later in...
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    I think it was trading card and other investments...

    I think it was trading card and other investments that really did it for marvel rather than speculator crash.

    Speculators really killed the genuine indie us press that had been backbone of the...
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    Joelle jones on catwoman - im about 8 issues...

    Joelle jones on catwoman - im about 8 issues behind but what ive read so far i thoroughly enjoyed and the book looks gorgeous
  16. Poll: I think my issue was a lot of plots were resolved...

    I think my issue was a lot of plots were resolved by building a big machine and other members were sidelined - this kind of spoiled some of the tension as another machine was rolled out rather than...
  17. Poll: Yes the original story i enjoyed as a kid because...

    Yes the original story i enjoyed as a kid because it made you think... i wonder what he did do with the ring. But thats kind of as far as you can take that concept in my mind but id still be...
  18. Poll: I'd buy african sergeant rock or losers war book....

    I'd buy african sergeant rock or losers war book.

    I'd buy more of John Rivera's intergalactic giant space Prince and cave carson team up.

    I'd give anything new on Black Label consideration no...
  19. Poll: This may be garbage because ive only read johns...

    This may be garbage because ive only read johns first appearance and no more but the hook in that story for me reading it out of back issue bins many years later was ... i wonder what his stories and...
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    Remarkably the 13th floor reappeared for an issue...

    Remarkably the 13th floor reappeared for an issue for halloween too. Between rebellion, panini, and DC Thomson the british British newstand is looking pretty impressive these days. Good work all...
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    Ive been loving the 2000ad ultimate collection...

    Ive been loving the 2000ad ultimate collection reprints - when you see all those 5 pages joined together - it really helps appreciate the overall story more than arcs scattered throughout the years....
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    I dont think we ever got starblazers the cartoon...

    I dont think we ever got starblazers the cartoon in the UK but seems a cult following for it.

    But then i dont think the usa got Ulysses 31 so swings and roundabouts there.
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    Having read it now... each story is 64 pages but...

    Having read it now... each story is 64 pages but only 1 to 3 panels a page giving roughly 130 panels to tell a complete story using all new characters each month (tho wiki tells me a few characters...
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    Starblazer and grant morrison

    An unexpected treat on the shelves today was a large format reprint of 2 complete stories from Starblazer, one of which was one of Grant Morrison's earliest works.

    Picked it up but havent read it...
  25. Poll: Black panther is a strong concept - a scifi riff...

    Black panther is a strong concept - a scifi riff on haile selassie and lots to work with but when kirby comes to DC they get The Black Racer - def not the silver surfer level concept
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