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Review Group Week 185 - FANTASTIC FOUR #570

Postby ****** » Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:06 am

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Item 1: If you are Jonathan Hickman and you are reading this, please do more of your creator owned work. Your Marvel stuff is nice and all, but it's not Nightly News or Pax Romana. I loved those books (and Transhuman too).

Item 2: House of J is missing, if you have any information as to his whereabouts, please post them in this thread. His disappearance has left an ominous cloud hanging above the heads of Review Groupers everywhere.

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Fantastic Four #570
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WRITER: Jonathan Hickman
PENCILS: Dale Eaglesham

Brand new creative team - Brave new comics experience! Be there as Marvel's newest exciting creator, Jonathan Hickman, teams up with superstar artist, Dale Eaglesham, to give you the Fantastic Four experience you've been waiting for! It's adventure, it's family, it's tough questions in dark times...See what happens when Reed Richards tries to SOLVE EVERYTHING. Rated A …$2.99


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Sweet Tooth #1
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Story and Art by Jeff Lemire

From out of the deep woods and the mind of acclaimed indie cartoonist Jeff Lemire (THE NOBODY, The Essex County Trilogy) comes a new Vertigo monthly ongoing series like no other! After being raised in total isolation, Gus – a boy born with deer-like antlers – is left to survive in an American landscape devastated a decade earlier by an inexplicable pandemic. Even more remarkable is that Gus is part of a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children who have emerged in its wake, all apparently immune to the infection.

Enter Jepperd, a violent, hulking drifter who soon takes in Gus and promises to lead him to "The Preserve," a fabled safe-haven for hybrid children. Along the way they'll have to contend with science militias, deadly scavengers, rival bounty hunters, and hybrid worshipping cultists as they fight to make it to safety and solve the mysteries of this deadly new frontier.

This bizarre and haunting new series is boldly written and illustrated by Eisner-nominated creator Jeff Lemire and elegantly colored by fellow Eisner nominee Jose Villarubia. A little boy with antlers, a big man with guns, a world without hope – SWEET TOOTH #1 ships in September for only $1.00!


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If you would like to join the group it's easy. Just post a review and I'll add you to the member's list. As long as you stay active, eventually it will be your turn to make a pick.

With $4 comics becoming the norm, the economy being what it is and the growing popularity of mail order services the Review Group recognizes that it's becoming harder and harder to commit to participating each and every week. As long as you can post one review per calendar month you will stay in the member's list. It doesn't matter if you post your review the week of it's release or if you post it later. Going forward, there is no such thing as a "late" review.

The only request I make with the new format is that if you don't plan on posting a review or if you're going to be posting late is that you drop a note in the thread so that I can keep track of who is active and who isn't. The Spreadshee of Doom is thorough, but it can't read your mind.


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Comics are to be scored on a scale from 1-10. 1 being suck, 10 being a damn good comic. Beyond that, there's no right or wrong.

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If it's your week, you must announce your selection by 5pm EST the day Diamond releases it's shipping list. If you do not announce your pick at that time, I will add a poll to the thread that will remain open until 12pm EST so that the group can make the selection for that week. (If you're seriously MIA, I'll probably put the poll up sooner) To ensure that you know it's your week, I will PM you when Midtown's list goes live on Thursdays.

Daringd - 8.00(this week)
House of J - 7.00
McKegan
Kerny - 7.00
48THRiLLS - 5.00
Starlord - 4.50
Mr_Batman - 7.75
GLX
Sire v 2.0
MrBlack - 8.00
SuperginraiX - 8.50
Zechs
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Amoebas - 6.66
Chubbles - 7.00
guitarsmashley - 4.00
Jack Burton - 8.50
amlah6 - 5.50
Shiro
young neil
Old Man
thefourthman - 6.50
Chris
Fintan - 7.00
Black Klown
Dum Dum Dugan
Punchy - 7.00
King Impulse

BLUE indicates explanation given for not posting a review.
RED indicate that no review or explanation has been posted in two weeks.
RED and BOLD will be deleted at the end of the week unless a review or explanation is posted.


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Each Tuesday I will putting together all of our reviews and we will have our very own article on the front page of The Outhouse! If you would like for your review to be included, please try to have it posted by the end of day on Monday.
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Postby thefourthman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:07 am

review is up, will score and quote, write something later: http://brokenfrontier.com/reviews/p/det ... c-four-570

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Postby Punchy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:17 am

I'm going to Leeds Festival this weekend, and so won't be able to get my comics until Tuesday. If FF hasn't sold out, I'll be able to do a review, but it will be late.

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Postby ****** » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:58 am

Punchy wrote:I'm going to Leeds Festival this weekend, and so won't be able to get my comics until Tuesday. If FF hasn't sold out, I'll be able to do a review, but it will be late.


Faith No More > Radiohead, IMO

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Postby Punchy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:59 am

amlah6 wrote:Faith No More > Radiohead, IMO


I'm not seeing either, I saw Radiohead last year and they haven't got anything new really, and Faith No More are rubbish!

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Postby thefourthman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:11 am

Punchy wrote:I'm not seeing either, I saw Radiohead last year and they haven't got anything new really, and Faith No More are rubbish!

okay so whatever with Radiohead, but Angel Dust by Faith No More is one of the all time great albums. There is something seriously wrong with you.

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Postby Punchy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:13 am

thefourthman wrote:okay so whatever with Radiohead, but Angel Dust by Faith No More is one of the all time great albums. There is something seriously wrong with you.


I just don't like that genre of music.

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Postby thefourthman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:20 am

Punchy wrote:I just don't like that genre of music.

It's one thing to not like a whole genre, it is another thing to single out one of the great bands of that genre and say they are "rubbish"...
And you should check out Angel Dust, it might broaden your horizons... However, after seeing the stuff from Download, I don't think live is the best way to first experience. Tight is not a word I would use for what I saw.

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Postby Punchy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:22 am

thefourthman wrote:It's one thing to not like a whole genre, it is another thing to single out one of the great bands of that genre and say they are "rubbish"...
And you should check out Angel Dust, it might broaden your horizons... However, after seeing the stuff from Download, I don't think live is the best way to first experience. Tight is not a word I would use for what I saw.


If it's on Spotify I might check it out, but I don't want to see them live.

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Postby Mr_Batman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:33 am

You already know my excuse if I'm not able to review

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Postby guitarsmashley » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:44 am

Mr_Batman wrote:You already know my excuse if I'm not able to review


Aids.
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doombug wrote:and yeah, Yoni called it. :drunk



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Postby Mr_Batman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:44 am

guitarsmashley wrote:Aids.

I'd laugh at that if it wasn't about me

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Postby GLX » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:52 am

Review on Friday(God willing).
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Postby guitarsmashley » Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:08 pm

Mr_Batman wrote:I'd laugh at that if it wasn't about me


but you still laughed.
doombug wrote:You really are the george carlin of the outhouse. that's fucking hilarious.


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