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Discussion in 'Archive: SF&F: Books and Comics' started by JediTrilobite, Feb 22, 2006.

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  1. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    This is not your daddy's Iron Fist. This is a well thought out and well written make over for the character. They made the history of the Iron Fist much deeper(Daniel Rand is the 66th Iron Fist).
     
  2. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Picked up Countdown #51 and Y: The Last Man today, among other things.

    Countdown had a really excellent start. Great lead into the series - the only thing that I'm unsure about is the deal with Mary Marvel. I haven't been following the Marvels at all (except for what they did in 52) and I had no idea that she lost her powers. I'm presuming that she'll be recruited by Darkseid, which is a bit of a switch in loyalties and perspectives and all.

    The last scenes of Y this month made me happy and sad at the same time. Poor Yorick, poor 355. I bet her real name is Beth.
     
  3. Reynar_Tedros

    Reynar_Tedros Jedi Master star 6

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    Ultimate X-Men Volumes 1 through 12.

    I've read the first five so far, the first comics I've ever read in my life. I absolutely loved the first four, as they were amazingly compelling and just cool. I cursed at myself after reading them for not getting into comics earlier. Volume 5, Ultimate War, was a bit disappointing, though. I found myself consistently bored, and unlike the previous four iterations of the series, I didn't feel compelled to read the next issue immediately afterwards.

    But I'm really glad I found the Ultimate series. Made it really easy for me to get into comic books without getting lost.
     
  4. Soontir-Fel

    Soontir-Fel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    In Trials of Shazam, the Marvel powers are in flux. Billy is now the wizard and Freddy is in training to be the new Captain. Mary was flying around when suddenly her powers cut out and she fell from the air and knocked herself in a coma.
     
  5. Darth-Lando

    Darth-Lando Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    IIRC those are all arcs written by Millar. His stuff in The Ultimates and Ultimate Fantstic Four are just as good. And in other Ultimates news, Ultimates 2 #13 finally comes out this week. [face_dancing]
     
  6. Darth-Lando

    Darth-Lando Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    This week:

    Fables #61
    Fallen Son - Captain America
    X-Men First Class Special
    Ultimate Spider-Man #109
    X-Factor #19
    Exiles #94
    Ultimates 2 #13 - Millar and Hitch put forth a superb effort for their finale issue. The eight page fold out battle scene is simply breathtaking. If only this book hadn't been plagued by delays.
    Battlestar Galactica #9
    Se7en #5
    Ultimate X-Men #82 - I am NOT a fan of the art but other than that a quality read
    Uncanny X-Men #486
    Mighty Avengers #3
    Star Wars: Rebellion #6
     
  7. Soontir-Fel

    Soontir-Fel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Millar's UFF run also had art by Greg Land so unless you want to see orgasm face on every single person, I'd skip it.

    The 8 page pullout in this weeks Ultimates made me want to kill myself. So stupid.

    And I am now of the opinion that Allstar Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder is the single greatest comic book ever.

    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/jain513/scans/ASBats/meds.jpg]

    It is satire to a legendary degree.
     
  8. NJOfan215

    NJOfan215 Jedi Master star 5

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    May 17, 2003
    fallen son cap
    mighty avengers 3
    cable and deadpool 40
    uncanny x men 48?
    red sonja 22
    ultimates 2 13
    rebellion 6

    I think fallen son was the strongest book that i bought this week.
     
  9. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Ultimates 2 #13 was good. But the previous 25 issues were better.
     
  10. TiniTinyTony

    TiniTinyTony Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Mar 9, 2003
    Gargoyles #4
     
  11. Darth_Omega

    Darth_Omega Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    May 19, 2002
    Soontir-Fel speaks the truth
     
  12. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Countdown was decent this week. Not great, not bad. Good enough that I want to see the next issue.

    Fables took one of those twists that makes Fables so great.
     
  13. NJOfan215

    NJOfan215 Jedi Master star 5

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    THis week

    Legacy 12
    new universal 6
    friendly spidey annual
    x men 199
    cap 26

    This was a good comics week for me. Legacy was awesome as usual, new universal was again awesome, friendly spidey was a little slow, but i liked the similarities between the sandman and spidey, x men was ok, and cap was pretty good. I'm interested to see how bucky deals with tony.
     
  14. Darth-Lando

    Darth-Lando Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Light week compared to the last two monster weeks I've had:

    Star Wars: Legacy #12
    Captain America #26 - Quite excellent
    Fantastic Four #546
    X-Men #199
    She-Hulk # 18

    Marvel 1602: Fantastick Four Tpb
     
  15. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    This week was disapointing. Not due to the actual quality of what I was reading, but rather that I wasn't reading anything. Victoria Day meant that books were being shipped a day late this week, and that meant that I wasn't able to get my books this week. I'll either get them Sunday or next week.
     
  16. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Captain America 26 and Death Dealer 2.

    So there's Cap on a table all shrunken up and wasting away. I don't think marvel will do something original here and let the horror of this end in such a way and let it be a tragedy. That alone tells me Steve Rodgers will come back better than ever, the only question will be how long they will drag it out. I just hope a Cap return is done well.
     
  17. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    I picked up today the collected edition of Spiderman&Wolverine 1-4 written by Brett Matthews and illustrated by Vatche Mavlian. I would love to talk about it but I don't want to spoil anything. This book is honestly pure brilliance. Added to this is a one shot of Spiderman and Daredevil which I have not read yet.
     
  18. EUReader

    EUReader Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Death Dealer #1, 2
    Wolverine #51, 52, 53
     
  19. Jedi_Drizzt

    Jedi_Drizzt Jedi Youngling star 1

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    KOTOR #15. I'm a little late with the series, my local comics dealer is pretty slow. :(
     
  20. Darth-Lando

    Darth-Lando Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Books I got this week:

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #17
    World War Hulk: Prologue - I somehow missed this when it first came out
    Ultimate Fantastic Four #42
    Daredevil #97
    Silent War #5 - God, I love the Inhumans.
    X-23: Target X #6
    New Avengers: Illuminati #3
    Wolverine #54
     
  21. Sith_Sensei__Prime

    Sith_Sensei__Prime Chosen One star 6

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    May 22, 2000

    X-23: Target X #6
    New Avengers: Illuminati #3
    Wolverine #54
    Silver Surfer Requiem #1
    Count Down #48
    Action Comics #850
    Amazons Attack #2
     
  22. Darth-Lando

    Darth-Lando Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    How is Silver Surfer Requium? I saw that in the shop and almost picked it up.
     
  23. Raven

    Raven Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The continuation of the Jesus Christ: Vampire Hunter series continues to impress.
     
  24. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Wolverine 54. Next issue Wolverine vs Sabertooth "this ends tonight"...again.
     
  25. EUReader

    EUReader Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 10, 2004
    Star Wars Legacy volume 1 tpb
     
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