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Review Group Week 160 - SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #1

Name the James Robinson/Greg Rucka writing team

Ruckbinson
5
45%
Rocka
3
27%
Other
3
27%
  Total votes : 11

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Chubbles

Twenty-Something

Postby Chubbles » Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:30 pm

i pick in two weeks, anyone have the list for what's coming out then? I like to do some research first :D

******

Postby ****** » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:00 pm

Chubbles wrote:i pick in two weeks, anyone have the list for what's coming out then? I like to do some research first :D


The preliminary Diamond list for your week won't be posted until Monday, but the company websites should be somewhat accurate.

http://www.marvel.com/catalog/?date=2009-03-18
http://www.dccomics.com/dcu/comics/
http://www.imagecomics.com/schedule.php?d=20090318
http://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/Upcoming
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Chubbles

Twenty-Something

Postby Chubbles » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:34 pm

awesome, HUGE week for Marvel...ASM 588, DA 3, Ultimatum 3, Deadpool Game of Death, Thor 601, TBolts, Old Man Logan, Cap 48
0 options from DC, Image has Invincible 60, and Dark Horse has nothing I like.

I'm leaning towards ASM 588 since this is being hyped as the issue where a lot of the loose ends are tied up. Deadpool Game of Death has me super excited and I think Ultimatum would get a big turnout for the group. I'll weigh my options and decide in about a week or so.

******

Postby ****** » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:40 pm

I think Ultimatum would be fun just because everything Loeb does lately is so bass akwards ridiculous. What are the chances it actually ships though? :lol:
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Chubbles

Twenty-Something

Postby Chubbles » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:56 pm

ya delays are always a possibility with the Ultimates Universe. Speaking of delays, Ult. Wolverine vs. Hulk 3 came out and I had forgotten how much i enjoyed the first two issues but this reminded me very quickly.
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:04 pm

Initial thoughts on this, I like it, it did a good job of fleshing out New Krypton, and has a lot of interesting stuff set up for the future, good art too, but it also had a little too much of Alien Superman, rather than Clark.

Review to come over the weekend.
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guitarsmashley

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Postby guitarsmashley » Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:03 pm

So I haven't read a superman comic since around Infinite Crisis, I think? I don't know whats happened in the time Johns and Donner wrote or any of the Busiek stuff so I really have no idea whats happened leading up to this issue. I'm really confused because I don't know if I want to try hunt down issues or even keep reading. What I will say is how surprised I was by the book.

First the easy, The Art-I can't remember if I've read very much Pete Woods and I'll say it's quite good. He seems to be a pretty adept artist at conveying a story and really does a good job moving from panel to panel.

The Story- Not what I expected at all, a page of action which isn't always a good first issue or even the set up of coming action, well with the eventual conflict with Zod will happen. Whats interesting about this issue is it's written almost like a batman book. Superman is very much playing the detective seeing the way the kryptonians struggle with their powers and how maybe he can eventually exploit them. At least thats what I believe the set up is. I don't know if I'll be adding superman any time soon but I might pick up a trade to test the waters. All in all this was a pretty decent issue so I give it a 7.

Suck it Punchy.
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:39 pm

guitarsmashley wrote:So I haven't read a superman comic since around Infinite Crisis, I think? I don't know whats happened in the time Johns and Donner wrote or any of the Busiek stuff so I really have no idea whats happened leading up to this issue. I'm really confused because I don't know if I want to try hunt down issues or even keep reading. What I will say is how surprised I was by the book.

First the easy, The Art-I can't remember if I've read very much Pete Woods and I'll say it's quite good. He seems to be a pretty adept artist at conveying a story and really does a good job moving from panel to panel.

The Story- Not what I expected at all, a page of action which isn't always a good first issue or even the set up of coming action, well with the eventual conflict with Zod will happen. Whats interesting about this issue is it's written almost like a batman book. Superman is very much playing the detective seeing the way the kryptonians struggle with their powers and how maybe he can eventually exploit them. At least thats what I believe the set up is. I don't know if I'll be adding superman any time soon but I might pick up a trade to test the waters. All in all this was a pretty decent issue so I give it a 7.

Suck it Punchy.


Maybe this week I'll do a 1 sentence review then this week. :wink:

******

Postby ****** » Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:54 pm

guitarsmashley wrote:So I haven't read a superman comic since around Infinite Crisis, I think? I don't know whats happened in the time Johns and Donner wrote or any of the Busiek stuff so I really have no idea whats happened leading up to this issue. I'm really confused because I don't know if I want to try hunt down issues or even keep reading. What I will say is how surprised I was by the book.

First the easy, The Art-I can't remember if I've read very much Pete Woods and I'll say it's quite good. He seems to be a pretty adept artist at conveying a story and really does a good job moving from panel to panel.

The Story- Not what I expected at all, a page of action which isn't always a good first issue or even the set up of coming action, well with the eventual conflict with Zod will happen. Whats interesting about this issue is it's written almost like a batman book. Superman is very much playing the detective seeing the way the kryptonians struggle with their powers and how maybe he can eventually exploit them. At least thats what I believe the set up is. I don't know if I'll be adding superman any time soon but I might pick up a trade to test the waters. All in all this was a pretty decent issue so I give it a 7.

Suck it Punchy.


Okay, so where did you copy and paste that from on the interwebs? I'm still not convinced you read the book. :P
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:30 pm

The shipping list for next week is up Ginrai.

Here are some choice #1s or new storylines.

Batman: Battle For The Cowl #1
Ghost Rider #33
Marvel Apes: Speedball Special :lol:
The Stand: American Nightmares #1
X-Men Manifest Destiny: Nightcrawler One-shot

It's not the best of weeks really.
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GLX

Outhouse Editor

Postby GLX » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:32 pm

Punchy wrote:Ghost Rider #33


This.

******

Postby ****** » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:35 pm

Punchy wrote:The shipping list for next week is up Ginrai.

Here are some choice #1s or new storylines.

Batman: Battle For The Cowl #1
Ghost Rider #33
Marvel Apes: Speedball Special :lol:
The Stand: American Nightmares #1
X-Men Manifest Destiny: Nightcrawler One-shot

It's not the best of weeks really.


Ghost Rider will probably be the best book, but I'd rather trade wait on it.

My pick would be BftC since I won't be buying it otherwise.
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:40 pm

MONKEY SPEEDBALL
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thefourthman

Outhouse Editor

Postby thefourthman » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:42 pm

What do you mean it's not a good week on top of those other choices...

there is
Amazon #1
Young Liars #13
Life and times of Savior 28 #1
Far West: Bad Mojo #1
Super Human Resources #1

Those are all outstanding books.

I do think Ghost Rider is the best choice though.

******

Postby ****** » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:56 pm

thefourthman wrote:What do you mean it's not a good week on top of those other choices...

there is
Amazon #1
Young Liars #13
Life and times of Savior 28 #1
Far West: Bad Mojo #1
Super Human Resources #1


Those are all outstanding books.

I do think Ghost Rider is the best choice though.


Not everyone's LCS has you ordering comics for them. :x :P

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