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The New Review Group Week #2! - THE INFINITE #4

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TimPro

Rorshach Test Subject

Postby TimPro » Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:27 pm

10/10!
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S.F. Jude Terror

OMCTO

Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:11 am

This is shaping up to be the best reviewed book in New Review Group history!
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Zero

Zombie Guard

Postby Zero » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:27 am

S.F. Jude Terror wrote:This is shaping up to be the best reviewed book in New Review Group history!


I think if we all reviewed Amoebas' review it would score even better!
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Starlord

Outhouse Editor

Postby Starlord » Sun Nov 27, 2011 11:04 am

So I have it. It is sitting there on my nightstand, but every time I go to touch it it burns my fingers...
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Frag

REAL OFFICIAL President of the Outhouse

Postby Frag » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:34 pm

This last week, I wasted 6 hours watching movies I'd already seen. I wasted approximately 20 minutes on the toilet reading, even after I was done crapping. I wasted 45 minutes in traffic. I wasted 1 minute posting in a Nacireman thread.

None of that was a bigger waste of time than the 5 minutes it took me to read this comic.

It may be wishful thinking on my part, but I don't believe Kirkman wrote this issue. I think Liefeld did and they just agreed to put Kirkman's name in the title for more readers. It doesn't "read" like a Kirkman comic but it does "read" like a Liefeld one.

Terrible story. The one surprise was that I didn't think Liefeld's are was as bad as usual.

Story: 1
Art: 3
Overall: 2
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fieldy snuts

Rain Partier

Postby fieldy snuts » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:50 am

I'll be skipping this week. Reason: standards.
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Starlord

Outhouse Editor

Postby Starlord » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:25 am

The Infinite #4

I am a big fan of Kirkman and not a big fan of the artist. So I was wondering who was going to win me on this book. Could a writer I totally respect make me enjoy a comic that that visually could make my eyes bleed or would one of comics worst artists (for me personally the absolute worst) in the history of comic books pull it down to the point that the story didn't matter?

The answer is not good. Not only did the art in this book reek of those 90's days when everything was huge, unreal, and stupid looking, but the dialogue, instead of raising the book up, seemed to want to play in the gutter of the art, making it the stupidest book I've read in ages.

I'm honestly not even sure that Kirkman really wrote this. I've read pretty much everything the man has written in comics and there was not one panel that even sounded like him. It as the most amaturish, incompetant, and immature comic I have read in years. It reads exactly like it looks and yes I am putting the entire blame on the one man who should have never been allowed to be in the industry in the first place - Rob Liefeld.

This book sucks. I mean SUCKS!

Story: 1
Art: 1 (and I am being SO generous here)
My Score: 1
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Starlord

Outhouse Editor

Postby Starlord » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:57 pm

I think I broke the group. :| :outhouse:
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Stephen Day

Wrasslin' Fan

Postby Stephen Day » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:07 pm

Starlord wrote:I think I broke the group. :| :outhouse:


No, it's just that most of us seem to have been wise enough to avoid this issue. :P
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Eli Katz

OMCTO

Postby Eli Katz » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:18 pm

Starlord wrote:I think I broke the group. :| :outhouse:

No, you just pronounced it dead. It was dead already.
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Chesscub

WTF is this rank?

Postby Chesscub » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:18 pm

Starlord wrote:The Infinite #4

I am a big fan of Kirkman and not a big fan of the artist. So I was wondering who was going to win me on this book. Could a writer I totally respect make me enjoy a comic that that visually could make my eyes bleed or would one of comics worst artists (for me personally the absolute worst) in the history of comic books pull it down to the point that the story didn't matter?

The answer is not good. Not only did the art in this book reek of those 90's days when everything was huge, unreal, and stupid looking, but the dialogue, instead of raising the book up, seemed to want to play in the gutter of the art, making it the stupidest book I've read in ages.

I'm honestly not even sure that Kirkman really wrote this. I've read pretty much everything the man has written in comics and there was not one panel that even sounded like him. It as the most amaturish, incompetant, and immature comic I have read in years. It reads exactly like it looks and yes I am putting the entire blame on the one man who should have never been allowed to be in the industry in the first place - Rob Liefeld.

This book sucks. I mean SUCKS!

Story: 1
Art: 1 (and I am being SO generous here)
My Score: 1


I read issue 1 cause I bought a store variant for my brother. I read it and was definitely thinking did Kirkman write this or did Liefeld skin him and put the skin on and pretend to be him.
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guitarsmashley

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Postby guitarsmashley » Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am

I wish I could give this book the trolling review I wanted to complete with undeserved high score but I can't, not because the review group deserves better but because I couldn't even finish this fucking comic. I got to the American Gladiators training session and just gave up there was talk of time travel I think but really just fucking bad.

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