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ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:29 AM)
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The Batman-Fudd crossover is the best thing I ever read.
mreddie
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(08-01-2017, 04:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Wait what? Are they not even going to do after Secret Empire?

Wednesday is GEN HULK
Next week is EMPIRE 8 and GEN PHX
Then GEN WOLVERINES
After that EMPIRE 9
Week after that EMPIRE 10
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:31 AM)
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Christ. They are just going through this.
Sandfox
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(08-01-2017, 04:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Wait what? Are they not even going to do after Secret Empire?


1996.

Generations takes place during Secret Empire and it has to end before Legacy for story reasons. It's going to be weekly up to the week the one-shot releases.
Freezasaurus
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(08-01-2017, 04:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Messi

It's a big solo effort

ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:34 AM)
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Apparently, I have no fucking idea what is going on at Marvel right now.
mreddie
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Christ. They are just going through this.

Worse? EMPIRE 9/10 is supposed to tell us how they ended up there.

Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Apparently, I have no fucking idea what is going on at Marvel right now.

The milkshake thing is aimed at wrong people, it should be the marketing and head editors getting shit but no one will do it.
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Apparently, I have no fucking idea what is going on at Marvel right now.

What a coincidence! Neither does Marvel.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:36 AM)
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All of this proves that Monsters Unleashed was the best event for Marvel in 2017.
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

All of this proves that Monsters Unleashed was the best event for Marvel in 2017.

Not possible
mreddie
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(08-01-2017, 04:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

All of this proves that Monsters Unleashed was the best event for Marvel in 2017.

Remember when CW2/IvX both ran at the same time and then IvX/MU?
Freezasaurus
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(08-01-2017, 04:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

All of this proves that Monsters Unleashed was the best event for Marvel in 2017.

By best-selling writer Cullen Bunn.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by echoshifting

Not possible

It's possible, my friend. It had a good idea, it was short, and it didn't have heroes fighting heroes.

Originally Posted by mreddie

Remember when CW2/IvX both ran at the same time and then IvX/MU?

That was a clusterfuck.
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(08-01-2017, 04:41 AM)
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At the very least we won't be waiting around forever for the conclusions if they're blasting through these issues.
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Generations could be fun. I know they had a book together, but Sam and Rich should have a story.

I should check out that Power Rangers book, the fact that it has the original and best team is great. Just need the Green Ranger to appear, Tommy's AFK again!
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Wanderer5
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(08-01-2017, 04:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Freezasaurus

What a coincidence! Neither does Marvel.

I been throwing up my arms at whatever Marvel is planning heh. Eh whatever, just keep giving me Squirrel Girl.
NipplesAndToes23
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(08-01-2017, 04:45 AM)
Most of the comics I've been trying to get from the library are too new. I guess I need to do some research first before I walk all the way there. I hope they have these Jem comics.
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Apparently, I have no fucking idea what is going on at Marvel right now.

Basically Generations is a weekly story that will have an effect on the respective characters for Legacy as they interact with with their predecessors. It ends the same week the Legacy one-shot releases and it takes place during Secret Empire in the "Vanishing Point", which will be explained in the event.

Originally Posted by mreddie

Worse? EMPIRE 9/10 is supposed to tell us how they ended up there.



The milkshake thing is aimed at wrong people, it should be the marketing and head editors getting shit but no one will do it.

That's messed up, but those people get harassed too.
OrangeAtlas
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(08-01-2017, 04:47 AM)
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How are people feeling about Venomverse so far?

The Edge of Venomverse books are doing absolutely nothing for me, and I'm not sure if the "Every Venom Ever!" hook is going to be able to coast along the same way Spider-Verse did.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 04:48 AM)
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I'm waiting for reviews for Generations before even buying it.
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(08-01-2017, 04:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by frye

friends please read megg & mogg it is very important to me

One More Year is an easy top three comic for the year
mreddie
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(08-01-2017, 04:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sandfox

That's messed up, but those people get harassed too.

I don't them to be harassed, just someone tell them stop relaunching series that don't need it.
Messi
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(08-01-2017, 04:52 AM)
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Comics were a mistake.
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(08-01-2017, 04:59 AM)
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I look forward to hearing which of those Jack Kirby memorial comics I should read.
I am really not ready for the releases this month at all. There are a bunch of things I need to read before! Ahhh!
BKatastrophe
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(08-01-2017, 05:07 AM)
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I'm upset that the OT was one I didn't suggest.

Oh well. I'll forever have The Manhattan Project.

Originally Posted by Nelo Ice

So reading the Johns Flash Omnibuses and wow why isn't Wally pushed!?. Would have loved to see him instead of Barry taking his characteristics in the show. Finished the first omnibus and I'm currently going through the 2nd. I love how he really is a hero of the people. I can see how that JL episode where he talks to Trickster and fights the rogues took queues from this run.

Welcome to every fan of Wally ever.

Barry sucks. He's just bad. If he isn't boring, he's breaking the universe so it can be Humpty Dumpty'd again.

Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

I love and hate the Justice League cartoon.

I love it to death, but re-watching it this time around has made me realize that I'm really not fond of their portrayal of Superman. Like, shit I forgot how just purely petty he was. Like goddamn.

Originally Posted by mreddie

Remember when CW2/IvX both ran at the same time and then IvX/MU?

IvX is best event.

Seriously. Everything that happened made sense given what built up to it.

Originally Posted by OrangeAtlas

How are people feeling about Venomverse so far?

The Edge of Venomverse books are doing absolutely nothing for me, and I'm not sure if the "Every Venom Ever!" hook is going to be able to coast along the same way Spider-Verse did.

I liked the first, didn't like the second, haven't read the third.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 05:12 AM)
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People thought that IvX was a good event?
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(08-01-2017, 05:14 AM)
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Next year, a second ongoing series will debut called “Flash: Speed Force;” This series will feature currently absent Flash-related heroes like Wally West, Bart Allen, Jesse Quick, and XS, Bart Allen’s cousin and Barry Allen’s granddaughter from the future. There were no other details revealed on the panel, other than the fact that Johns is impatient to get to it, as is apropos of a writer for “The Flash;”

It's too bad this never happened and the Flash family got screwed over instead.

Originally Posted by mreddie

I don't them to be harassed, just someone tell them stop relaunching series that don't need it.

2018 will be interesting for them given the rumors and what we know.
BKatastrophe
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(08-01-2017, 05:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

People thought that IvX was a good event?

Nah I'm just joking.

I didn't think it was bad and it played out better than I thought it would, though. Like, a lot better.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 05:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by BKatastrophe

Nah I'm just joking.

I didn't think it was bad and it played out better than I thought it would, though. Like, a lot better.

You set the bar really low then?
I though that MU was a good popcorn summer blockbusters event for it was trying to do. By no means it's great but it doesn't really do the things that most Marvel events do nowadays.
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Originally Posted by BKatastrophe

Nah I'm just joking.

I didn't think it was bad and it played out better than I thought it would, though. Like, a lot better.

That'a about what I thought as well. I was expecting to be terrible and it ended up being better than that.
mreddie
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(08-01-2017, 05:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sandfox

2018 will be interesting for them given the rumors and what we know.

Secret relaunches and more TV tieins. Also a new Ant-Man/Wasp book.

But I heard Heroes United would be no events, one year later, EVENT
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(08-01-2017, 05:22 AM)
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On Sunday I went to Jinbōchō, a neighborhood I like that's famous for its (mostly used) bookstores. I found a couple trades I wanted, and then my Japanese friend wanted to go to the comic book store in Akihabara—I ended up buying this variant for Astonishing X-Men... I never buy floppies.

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I grew up reading Johns' Teen Titans in elementary school and watching the cartoon, and I've also read the 190~ (?) issues buy Wolfman (I love that fucking name), but I have some pretty hefty gaps in my Titans knowledge, so I wanted to fill those in before reading Titans Hunt (which I was already putting off) and all my Teen Titans comics I bought during the recent DC sale.

Has anyone read The Titans vol. 1 and 2 runs? I don't have any way to access it for a reasonable amount of money, so I think I'll be reading summaries online. Same for New 52 Teen Titans (except I did read some of it when it was going, and it was fucking awful. I just want to know what happened). Also, I bought The Technis Imperative yesterday, which is a book with more cameos than I've ever seen before. I may even re-read Johns' run. I'm making so much more work for myself to read the comics that I bought hahaha.
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(08-01-2017, 05:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

Apparently, I have no fucking idea what is going on at Marvel right now.

Nobody does. Marvel has been nothing but disappointing lately.
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(08-01-2017, 05:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Fury451

Nobody does. Marvel has been nothing but disappointing lately.

That's not true. They have good books people love glossing over.
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(08-01-2017, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by OrangeAtlas

How are people feeling about Venomverse so far?

The Edge of Venomverse books are doing absolutely nothing for me, and I'm not sure if the "Every Venom Ever!" hook is going to be able to coast along the same way Spider-Verse did.

I only bought #2 because it's basically a Gwenpool issue and Gwenpool is the best.
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Originally Posted by mreddie

Secret relaunches and more TV tieins. Also a new Ant-Man/Wasp book.

But I heard Heroes United would be no events, one year later, EVENT

A New Warriors book would make me happy.
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While I'm talking about Teen Titans, Wolfman's run sure does become a mess. The whole first Wildebeest arc, when you consider what ends up happening to them, does not seem planned out at all. Who the hell does the original Wildebeest even end up being? I remember he has a chat in a hole with Nightwing but doesn't reveal who he is.

Also, the whole curve ball with Phantasm being Danny and then not Danny is confusing. And then the last arc is a huge mess. Raven sure is a horrible character for half of that series. Looking back, I see why people really only ever mention the great run as Wolfman and Perez's run.

Edit: I never read Team Titans. Terra II is what, just not a crazy person from another timeline? I don't recall.

Who is the Teen Titans scholar in this thread?
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Fury451
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Originally Posted by Messi

That's not true. They have good books people love glossing over.

I'm enjoying several myself (hello Infamous Iron Man, Generation X, Weapon X), it's more on the whole their vision seems less focused than DC right now. There's still good individual books out. Having two (imo) flop events in short order is pretty disappointing- Venomverse as a concept isn't doing much for me either.
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(08-01-2017, 05:33 AM)
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Hello.
Its me.
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Originally Posted by Sandfox

A New Warriors book would make me happy.

It's a shame that Yost's run got cut so short. I really wanted to get to the Aracely story.
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Originally Posted by Fury451

I'm enjoying several myself (hello Infamous Iron Man, Generation X, Weapon X), it's more on the whole their vision seems less focused than DC right now. There's still good individual books out. Having two (imo) flop events in short order is pretty disappointing- Venomverse as a concept isn't doing much for me either.

I've openly said their company wide direction is bad and in pieces but that doesn't stop them from having great books. See Gwenpool.
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Originally Posted by Messi

I've openly said their company wide direction is bad and in pieces but that doesn't stop them from having great books. See Gwenpool.

It seems like most of the good books are unconnected to the big garbled mess that is the company direction.
ShadowSwordmaster
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(08-01-2017, 05:41 AM)
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Marvel will always have the "good" books.
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Originally Posted by Freezasaurus

It seems like most of the good books are unconnected to the big garbled mess that is the company direction.

Bendis is writing books that are great that remain connected.

Spencer is trash tho

Aaron continues one of the best runs on Thor in the characters history.

Soule Daredevil, which I actually can't believe he turned around.
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mreddie
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Originally Posted by Freezasaurus

It seems like most of the good books are unconnected to the big garbled mess that is the company direction.

You can tell Axel wanted every book to tie in and everyone was like OUR SALES DROPPED WITH THE LAST TIE INS!
Wanderer5
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(08-01-2017, 05:54 AM)
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Lol, Gail Simone sale going on at CMX, including the new-52 Secret Six, but not the original run.
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Originally Posted by Fury451

I'm enjoying several myself (hello Infamous Iron Man, Generation X, Weapon X), it's more on the whole their vision seems less focused than DC right now. There's still good individual books out. Having two (imo) flop events in short order is pretty disappointing- Venomverse as a concept isn't doing much for me either.

Marvel is being secretive about the future of the line.

Originally Posted by Tyrant Rave

It's a shame that Yost's run got cut so short. I really wanted to get to the Aracely story.

That book took too long to get started and there are a lot of people who didn't care for the lineup.

Originally Posted by Freezasaurus

It seems like most of the good books are unconnected to the big garbled mess that is the company direction.

There really aren't that many books connected to the Standoff->SE direction.
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Originally Posted by Wanderer5

Lol, Gail Simone sale going on at CMX, including the new-52 Secret Six, but not the original run.

Still really good, though.

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Aizo
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Originally Posted by Wanderer5

Lol, Gail Simone sale going on at CMX, including the new-52 Secret Six, but not the original run.

Never read either. Original is the one people love?
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Originally Posted by Aizo

Never read either. Original is the one people love?

The original is absolutely fantastic on all levels. The follow up is also fantastic, but like, not as fantastic, due to the continuity break.

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