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Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Keb » Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:41 am

I saw some single issues on sale at a book shop. I think it was around $20 for the set. It's only in Deluxe HC format and since I dislike HCs I think I might wait until the paperback gets a release in a couple years.

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Postby guitargod694 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:28 am

Keb wrote:Spaceman by Azzarello and RIsso?


I thought it was good. I read it in singles as it was coming out, so I still need to go back and read them all at once, but I liked it.

There are a few places where I was confused by the art, but overall it was a decent story with some cool social commentary. Oh, the dialog is a little weird in places because they basically invent their own future slang... but once you get used to it, it's actually pretty cool and definitely adds to the atmosphere of the book.

Like you, I hate those "premier" hardcovers or HCs at all for anything less than 12 issues or so.
I would either get the singles or wait for a paperback... shouldn't be too much longer, I wouldn't think.
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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby GHERU » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:31 am

Keb wrote:Spaceman by Azzarello and RIsso?

hated the first issue never went back

IMO, tried way to hard to be interesting
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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby oogy » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:05 pm

Keb wrote:Spaceman by Azzarello and RIsso?

dropped it after issue 3. I don't think Azzarello is for me. :smt102
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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Keb » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:41 pm

oogy wrote:dropped it after issue 3. I don't think Azzarello is for me. :smt102

"Azzarello is for the kids like Wu-tang!" - ODB

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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Pink_Orchid » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:16 pm

How about Zero Hour? I'm thinking about catching up on older events.

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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Victorian Squid » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:26 pm

GHERU wrote:hated the first issue never went back

IMO, tried way to hard to be interesting


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Postby oogy » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:00 am

Black_Orchid wrote:How about Zero Hour? I'm thinking about catching up on older events.

It gets a lot of hate, but I liked it.
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Postby Herald » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:23 pm

oogy wrote:It gets a lot of hate, but I liked it.


Yeah, it's not bad. Plus, at the end, it demonstrates how a DC timeline should be done.

If you do buy it, Orchid, make sure to read it from issue 4 to issue 0, instead of the normal way.

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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Keb » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:08 pm

Secret Warriors anyone? It's only 28 issues so I don't mind tracking down the books.

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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby Keb » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:56 pm

Rick Remender's Punisher?

I bought some of it today so it kinda defeats the purpose but still.

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Postby Grayson » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:52 pm

John Layman's Chew.
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Re: Is It Any Good? (OFFICIAL mega THREAD)

Postby GHERU » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:57 pm

Grayson wrote:John Layman's Chew.

great read
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Postby GHERU » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:57 pm

Keb wrote:Secret Warriors anyone? It's only 28 issues so I don't mind tracking down the books.

over rated
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Postby GHERU » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:57 pm

Keb wrote:Rick Remender's Punisher?

I bought some of it today so it kinda defeats the purpose but still.

didn't read it, but people love Frankencastle
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