Comic Book Discussion Thread V.17

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by prod2821, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. JinKazama

    JinKazama Red Belt

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    hey guys any new recommendations? I finally finished the boys a little while ago and looking for something new
     
  2. FyrFytr998

    FyrFytr998 Too many pots on the stove.

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    Anyone else keeping up with Doomsday Clock? The latest issue is fantastic. I love me some Dr. Manhattan timey wimey hijinks.
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  3. FyrFytr998

    FyrFytr998 Too many pots on the stove.

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    Soooooo not one peep about The Walking Dead’s out of no where ending? I haven’t really been keeping up with it, and just happened to read the last issue not even knowing it was the last issue until I saw “The End”.

    Then reading Kirkman’s long goodbye letter to the fans left me shocked but at peace with the decision. Talk about a curve ball. Issue #193, not even an even 200.

    I’ll give it props. In its heyday, TWD was as good as it got for reading.
     
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    New Xmen relaunch started and so far it’s been super interesting
     
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    It was a boss way to end. Apparently they went so far as to fake the previews for upcoming issues (ie: the descriptions that retailers use to decide what to order).

    On a personal level, I was always a little sorry that Kirkman made it big. I kind of feel like that made him devote less attention to Image and he had been doing an awesome job on turning them into a science-fiction biased imprint. He seems like a great editor.
     
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    I saw a two part Youtube video by SYFY Wire about the legendary John Byrne and had no idea he quit X-Men because Chris Claremont wrote stuff that conflicted with what they agreed on that he already drew. He's probably my favorite artist, even over Jim Lee.
     
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    So, how did it end?
     
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  8. FyrFytr998

    FyrFytr998 Too many pots on the stove.

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    Better than Game of Thrones did. Glenn would is rolling over in his fucking grave. I need to go back to where I left off to get the full gist though.

    In case there are those who still haven't gotten around to it.
    Basically they go a number of years into the future and set the story around Carl who is living a content farming life with his wife and kid. Society is technologically around the time when the railroads finally connected across the country. So wild west times 1800's? People have mad respect for Carl due to who his dad was, but also because he's a warrior from the "bad times". So out of no where he spots a Walker in his fields which is unheard of in the safe zone. He easily dispatches it and rides into town to tell the law. Come to find out, the Walker was the property of Glenn and Maggie's son named Hershel who has grown up into a real PT Barnum style douche bag with a travelling side show of Zombies. So Hershel gets bitchy and pitches a fit to the law, and there is a hearing by the local judge. Enter Maggie, now President of the Communities or whatever to throw her weight around. Turns out she's always giving Hershel his way. So Carl is order to replace the Walker he killed instead of being jailed or made to pay money.

    Being the son of the famous Rick Grimes, Carl does what any Grimes would do and decides to instead kill ALL of Hershel's walkers. Add in all the ad hominem about forgetting how bad it was and history repeating itself, blah blah blah. Carl is then taken into custody to be judged at a hearing at the Capital or whatever. It's all a big hooplah. Turns out Michonne is the head judge in all the land. More blah blah blah, and Michonne gives Carl a free pass and outlaws ownership of Walkers outright, much to the chagrin of Madame President Maggie and PT Hershel. Carl goes back home and reads a bed time story to his daughter about Rick Grimes and fade to black.
     
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    Is there a reference website listing which issues a particular character joined the X-Men, had first appearance, had other significant events, fought Hulk, etc.?
     
  10. Sigh GunRanger

    Sigh GunRanger You think anybody will notice?

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    LAST knight on Earth #1 was really good. Love the oversized book and quality pages. Definitely feels like Snyder has a story he wants to tell. The world does feel like an old Man Logan world ripoff but ah well
     
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    I loved me some John Byrne back in the day. Sadly, his art seems dated to me now. Meanwhile, Art Adams still gets the needle moving.
     
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    I think probably Comic Vine or Comic Book DB are the best places for that.
     
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  13. GSP_37

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    I recently dug out a Namor issue with Wolverine on the cover and he seemed to do like a half effort on that one. Nowhere as sharp as his Dark Phoenix days.
     
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    Last night I stumbled on the Marvel Fandom wikia and I think that has a link listing issues a character appeared in.
     

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