Friday, August 17, 2018 • Morning Edition • "We're so sorry, DC. Please take us back."

The Outhouse - The Greatest Comic Book Forum

Comics news, comic book reviews, feature articles about comics, interviews with comic creators, plus the greatest comic book and pop culture discussion in the Outhouse forums!

Advertisement

9/17/08 -- Chappy's Blue Plate Specials -- Le Spoils

Hey you! Reader! Want to be a part of the GREATEST COMIC BOOK AND GEEK COMMUNITY on the web?! Well, they're not accepting new members, but we'll take anyone here, so why not sign up for a free acount? It's fast and it's easy, like your mom! Sign up today! Membership spots are limited!*

*Membership spots not really limited!

User avatar

rdrsfn82

Wrasslin' Fan

Postby rdrsfn82 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:10 pm

C20Percent wrote:The other books you mentioned -- 7 of which I read -- weren't part of a larger universe with established continuity. I can't justify spending $150 on a year long series -- inside of continuity -- if it doesn't have serious ramifications and consequences within the universe.

52 had that -- Countdown did not, and I regret purchasing that title. But, my feeling is that if Trinity is going to be ignored by those creators that steer the DC Universe, and I'm thinking of Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Peter Tomasi (to a certain extent), then it's not worth my time to invest in the book.

That's basically my feeling on Trinity -- there are a couple of other reasons why I decided to drop the book including 1) cutting costs and 2) being indifferent toward Kurt Buseik, but primarily the reason is that Countdown put me on edge -- I wasn't feeling Trinity in the first eight issues, and I dropped the book.


Like I said I think you have some good reasons, sure I see the book the opposite of you, but they are still good reasons for dropping it.

I just don't think a book having ramifications on the larger world is an important reason to read a book. Blue Beetle is off in it's own little corner and even when the Reach were threatening to destroy the Earth and the JLI guys showed up to help him out, it didn't crossover with the rest of the DCU. Same goes for Runaways (back when it was written by BKV and was great). It's just a thing I feel is inconsequential. A good story is a good story.

But like you said that wasn't the main reason you dropped it, you had other issues as well.

leave a comment with facebook


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bianco, Google [Bot] and 41 guests