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Review Group Week 195 - DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #899

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thefourthman

Outhouse Editor

Postby thefourthman » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:21 pm

doombug wrote:I didn't enjoy the art too much so I didn't say much about it. When you have Bong Dazo and Paco Medina on your other two titles and then you get this, it feels like a step down. That's pretty much exactly what i said in my review...how is this a problem?

And while your civil about it your basically saying in those two posts that you didn't like the colorist/artist together but the way it's wrote it's coming like you want punchy to do the same. :?

Calm yourself Lee. It's all good. 8)

I WILL CALMLY RIP YOUR ARMS FROM THEIR SOCKETS! :lol:
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KING King Impulse

Teenage Wasteland

Postby KING King Impulse » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:23 pm

Punchy wrote:Oh yeah, they did do that in Fat Cobra didn't they? That was sweet. Cobra and Hercules should team-up.

They'd play off each other well, they'd both realise the similarities but come away thinking 'Woo, glad I've not got HIS life!'
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KING King Impulse

Teenage Wasteland

Postby KING King Impulse » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:24 pm

doombug wrote:When you have Bong Dazo and Paco Medina on your other two titles and then you get this, it feels like a step down.

All three are pretty bad, IMO.
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thefourthman

Outhouse Editor

Postby thefourthman » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:25 pm

King Impulse wrote:All three are pretty bad, IMO.

NO ONE ASKED YOU, FART KNOCKER!
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:27 pm

King Impulse wrote:They'd play off each other well, they'd both realise the similarities but come away thinking 'Woo, glad I've not got HIS life!'


Wasn't Herc part of the eating contest in Fat Cobra? It was Cobra, Herc and the Voluminous Volstagg
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KING King Impulse

Teenage Wasteland

Postby KING King Impulse » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:32 pm

Punchy wrote:Wasn't Herc part of the eating contest in Fat Cobra? It was Cobra, Herc and the Voluminous Volstagg

Ugh... Volstagg.
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:33 pm

Also, special bonus points for anyone who spots the Venture Bros. reference in my review.
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Kerny

Review Grouper

Postby Kerny » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:19 pm

King Impulse wrote:All three are pretty bad, IMO.


I like Medina, and the Team-Up guy was ok.

Bong Dazo, besides a cool name, his art sucks to me
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Kerny

Review Grouper

Postby Kerny » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:21 pm

King Impulse wrote:Ugh... Volstagg.


Whats wrong with Volstagg!? :x
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malcolm reynolds

Garbage Collector

Postby malcolm reynolds » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:27 pm

Punchy wrote:Also, special bonus points for anyone who spots the Venture Bros. reference in my review.


I've watched up to the end of season 3 and I can't pick it, but to be fair it is early in the morning here. :(
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malcolm reynolds

Garbage Collector

Postby malcolm reynolds » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:28 pm

Deadpool Team-Up #899

I know Deadpool is either a character you love, or you hate. But with three on-ongoings, any love I had for the character is taking a toll. Daniel Way’s Deadpool is fun, witty and stupid, in short everything a good Deadpool book should be. Merc with a Mouth just bored me. This week’s review group book is Deadpool Team-Up #899 written by Fred Van Lente who honestly looks like he only got the gig because he writes incredible Hercules. All the Incredible Hercules plot points and dialogue felt spot on, where as anything deadpool just felt forced and over the top. It’s disappointing because I know how good Van Lente’s writing can be.

I felt like so many of the jokes felt flat, and as if he was trying too hard. I know this book was parental advisory, but for anyone out there with kids reading this would you really want them coming up to you and asking what “two girls one cup” is.
I will say one thing upon opening the first page of this book I wanted to put it straight down again, the artwork and the colouring left a lot to be desired. I think that’s another thing that at least makes me interested in a Deadpool book, nice, fluid almost cartoon-like art-work that suits the tone of the book.

The plot was rather light and felt recycled X-men plot, as Van Lente grabs at straws to have Herc and Deadpool team-up. With a rotating line-up of writers on this book I chose not to follow it monthly and am fully pleased with this decision. This was a fun comic but nowhere to the standards that I hold for Van Lente or a good Deadpool book.

Story – 5.5
Art – 3.5

Overall – 4.5

(Post edited to space paragraphs.)
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KING King Impulse

Teenage Wasteland

Postby KING King Impulse » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:29 pm

Kerny wrote:Whats wrong with Volstagg!? :x

"Oh, look at me, I'm so fat and it's funny because fat always equals funny. Yo ho ho, where's the food, I'm hungry, but I'm always hungry all the time. Oooh, I think I just farted. Aren't farts funny? Especially when fat people fart!"

That's what I see whenever I read Volstagg dialogue.
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Kerny

Review Grouper

Postby Kerny » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:42 pm

King Impulse wrote:"Oh, look at me, I'm so fat and it's funny because fat always equals funny. Yo ho ho, where's the food, I'm hungry, but I'm always hungry all the time. Oooh, I think I just farted. Aren't farts funny? Especially when fat people fart!"

That's what I see whenever I read Volstagg dialogue.


Farts are always funny.
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Old Man

cheese

Postby Old Man » Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:07 pm

thefourthman wrote:"damn that book was ugly."


Great Ten?
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Tintin Quarantino

Rain Partier

Postby Tintin Quarantino » Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:10 pm

Does Locke & Key have decent artwork?

It seems like I haven't been able to say anything good about the compositions and finished art on the books we've reviewed for over a month now.

I hope to review this later tonight or tomorrow. I've had some severe pain issues this week, and I didn't want to review because I might take it out on the book.

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