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Postby guitarsmashley » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:41 pm

I will need to read that again as well. I like it's self containedness but with implications and the art is just incredible. And I love the fact that ORB is in there. It's gonna take a few more readings for me to fully let it all sink in. Also It gets high marks for including Apocalypse.
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Postby Starlord » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:35 pm

SHIELD #1

Read this twice and to say this story is huge would be an understatement. There are so many ideas and concepts running through this that I've got a feeling we're going to need a scorecard to keep up. Okay, maybe I will. High concepts are not my forte. I much more enjoy the street level stories like Batman and Daredevil so my little brain has a harder time wrapping itself around some of this stuff.

I have to admit though that I find this to be an intriguing book with just the first issue. I like the legacy of SHIELD but not sure about bringing back Da Vinci. Also for this being SHIELD, I'd sure like to see a character that I'm interested in. Hell, Dum Dum Dugan would be fine.

Now the art is beautiful and well worth the price of admission. I love any artist that focuses on the detail and Weaver does just that. In simple terms: the pictures are purdy.

Story: 7
Art: 10
My Score: 8.75


I'm going to keep picking this up for a while. Nice pick, if I was smarter I'd probably have enjoyed it even more.
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Postby Zero » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:38 pm

Punchy wrote:I hate Bank Holidays


Especially when the issues are in store but I can't damn well buy them! It's sat in my box all scared and lonely without me.

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Postby habitual » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:50 pm

Jubilee wrote:But how can that be when Invincible is the best comic ever


It's just better than The Avengers :lol:

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Postby Victorian Squid » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:52 pm

So, I think it's down to one of these:

Fall Out Toy Works #4
Gold Digger Peebris Big Adventure One Shot
Dead At 17 Witch Queen #2
or Wire Hangers #1.

Cast your vote now.

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Postby thefourthman » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:55 pm

Hey! Where you been.
I say Dead @ 17 out of those.

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Postby thefourthman » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:55 pm

The lack of Flash and/or brightest Night will hurt some butts though.

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Postby Zero » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:58 pm

If anyone tries to make me read Brightest Day I'll set fire to their thumbs. I'd go for Fall Out Toy Works, because I wanna compare it to Umbrelly Acadamy and Kill Audio

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Postby thefourthman » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:59 pm

I'm out if we do Fall Out Toy, its a middle of an arc and we order like two copies for subscribers who are not at my store.

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Postby Punchy » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:00 pm

Shouldn't Dick have been kicked out of the group for missing the last few weeks?

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Postby thefourthman » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:04 pm

Punchy wrote:Shouldn't Dick have been kicked out of the group for missing the last few weeks?

should we kick you out for being one?

He is a long standing member with very few skips.

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Punchy wrote:Shouldn't Dick have been kicked out of the group for missing the last few weeks?


Do not question the Spreadsheet of Doom you insolent whelp.

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Postby ****** » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:11 pm

Zero wrote:I'd go for Fall Out Toy Works, because I wanna compare it to Umbrelly Acadamy and Kill Audio


You really don't. I took that bullet for Week 208 and am still recovering.

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Postby Victorian Squid » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:16 pm

thefourthman wrote:Hey! Where you been.


In a place they say is dead
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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:18 pm

Spicy Dick wrote:So, I think it's down to one of these:

Fall Out Toy Works #4
Gold Digger Peebris Big Adventure One Shot
Dead At 17 Witch Queen #2
or Wire Hangers #1.

Cast your vote now.


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