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    Laura still has anger issues. Check.
    Teen Cable simply cannot comprehend, nor be comfortable with, a peaceful setting like Krakoa. Check. (and the 24/7 campfire dances are getting monotonous already)
    Kwannon dispensing ice cream koans ("Every master is a slave"). Triple check.

    They just gotta get outta there (again).

    If Apoth is a god, or a mortal entity becoming a god (as hinted by the name), from what genetic root does it originate from?
    Genkai nante nai (No limits), Zettai nante nai (No absolutes)

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    Hmm. I know Laura fans will be upset because Kwannon is "lecturing" her and all that, also she looks super tiny and petite. But I think the dialogue works well enough. It has a good sort of dramatic "japanese journey of warlike self discovery" themes to it.

    Also the artist managed to make young cable look mysterious and cool!

    I still hate calling Kwannon "Psylocke" as well as her wearing the "iconic" bikini... but at least her face looks fundamentally different. And her "voice" feels a bit different (from Betsylocke).

    Another slight pet peeve is it feels a little frivolous or repetitive , the whole "I'm a character that can't handle peace I need conflict just to live" like... issue 1 Laura said leave Nathan in Krakoa. Issue 2 = Nathan is met by Kwannon and immediately decides to leave Krakoa lol..... I just wish there was a bit deeper motivation here for these characters to go on this journey together. It's good enough for me though.
    "So many killers... so much screaming... so many dying. I didn't know where to turn, who to help - which sentinel to stop first. And with the accusations of human judgement screaming in my ears... all I could think was that he was right. MAGNETO HAD BEEN RIGHT ALL ALONG!"

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    Laura's a kid. The idea that she could have her life straightened out to the point where she doesn't need mentorship is a joke. Cable is interesting. Kwannon is--a curiosity. Why are others turning to her? Why is she the leader? She hasn't really done much.
    The woman in the shadows with the elegant sigh.
    What could a common man do to catch her eye?
    Her easy manner shames me, oh I hate myself so much!
    I tremble and I'm breathless and I'm begging for her touch.
    She sees my anguished urges but continues smirking by,
    If I dare to follow her, it's likely that I'll die.
    But even as she's feeding, as my body's torn apart,
    Will she think upon me kindly?
    When she slowly eats my heart?

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    great, Laura gets Logan's anger issues. Why not talk to him about it? This is still pretty bad.

    Death of Xavier is important enough to lock down the island, but not important enough to end the nightly parties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome men don't lose fights View Post
    Kwannon is--a curiosity. Why are others turning to her? Why is she the leader? She hasn't really done much.
    Manga reader and anime watcher need only reply with one word: NINJA.
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    "Every master is a slave."

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Stark
    That's what I have over Beelzebub now, Honoka-chan. He thinks he's a third-year school idol. I know what I am. And in this fight-- that makes me INVINCIBLE!

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    Still gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snoop Dogg View Post
    "Every master is a slave."
    Exactly what you'd expect a manga/anime martial arts master (who has seen a lot) would say. What more Kwannon koans will we get? She's got some character-building to do before the hiatus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pkingdom View Post
    Laura gets Logan's anger issues.
    again ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by staptik777 View Post
    again ...
    Yeah I don't like this. We've had really a whole lot of progression for her that is being forgotten.

    I know people don't like her, but not acknowledging Honey Badger is also weird, but we'll see.

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    I am still on the fence with this book. While I liked the first issue and want to read more about Kwannon, I am unsure of Lauras portrayal here. I am all for giving her more edge, but still..
    In ANW #1 it was stated by Dr. Strange that she is able to manage her anger by giving it a direction, to channel it. So Hill's interpretation of her character is that she needs a mission to deal with it and feels uneasy in a peacefull enviroment?

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    Laura channeled her rage in ANW by reinventing herself and the code-name/imagery of Wolverine into something approaching Cape rather than Cowl. Since defaulting back into her X-23 designation, her mind has slipped back into some dark corners. Oh well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Londo Bellian View Post
    Laura channeled her rage in ANW by reinventing herself and the code-name/imagery of Wolverine into something approaching Cape rather than Cowl. Since defaulting back into her X-23 designation, her mind has slipped back into some dark corners. Oh well.
    Well...thats how I see it, too. I loved Tamakis first arc on x-23, thought.
    It is pretty early into the run, but when this is Hill's direction for Laura , then I do not like it....
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