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I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.

Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.

just wanted to share...


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BlakGard




> I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
> but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.
>
> Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
> where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.
>
> just wanted to share...

While I don't think that necessarily makes one story better than the other, I do agree with that very brief summation, and I think Infinite Crisis wins in execution by a nosehair.
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AC-WEB




Now that you mention it, I have to agree. Crisis was an entertaining roller coaster, while I felt deflated and crappy after Civil War. This is probably because I also feel depressed about the current political climate in the US and Civil War might have hit too close to home. I kind of miss those crazy and silly stories Marvel had in the 70's and 80's. Going back to some of that would be refreshing, and I think some books are doing that, like F'n Spider-Man.

AC

> I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
> but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.
>
> Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
> where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.
>
> just wanted to share...


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spiderprince




> I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
> but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.
>
> Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
> where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.
>
> just wanted to share...

Infinite Crisis starts off with the heroes in shambles and ends up with them uniting against a threat to the entire multiverse. Pretty generic superhero tale, but fun and complicated enough to keep you interested. Imo it lost steam after a while though and I did NOT like the pointless deaths of so many 3rd and 4th sting heroes. And I say pointless cause no one batted an eye afterwards. Another concern was that for something so epic I expected some lasting change to follow. I thought I got that change with the end of the multiverse and this "new" Earth, but alas thats not to be. Other than the death of Superboy what has really changed? Seems to me like Identity Crisis had more resonance than Infinite Crisis. At least we got 52 from IC though.

Civil War starts with the heroes in relative peace but then they all fall apart and go at each other. Even the end of the story isn't the end because you still have fractions of heroes. Bonds are broken, lives are lost and characters are driven to extremes. CW brought out the worst in our heroes and showed just how far they were willing to go to win. It may be human nature, but not what many people wanted to read from their favorite heroes. The aftermath of CW is great though. The underdogs lost, the MU is a different place.

Civil War in concept and aftermath was better than Crisis. CW left a new landscape in MU and a definite change was felt across the board. Crisis at first glance seemed overly complicated and (for me at least) the aftermath didn't "work" for something so wpic and large and scale. But it was fun, it was an exciting ride. First three issues got your attention and made you focus on the story. After that with Superboy Prime punching heads off of the unpopular heroes the story became a bit predictable and lot a little steam.

Looking at the inherent differences between the two stories I'll say that i enjoyed IC more than I did CW, but that I liked CW more because I felt that the story really mattered. That it made a difference.


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punishment




> I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
> but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.
>
> Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
> where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.
>
> just wanted to share...


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J




Unfinished artwork.

Multiple artists.

Complete non-storytelling.

Lack of respect for continuity.

I think Infinite Crisis was actually THE worst (not 1 of but actually THE) comic story that has been published (that Ive read) in the last 20 years. It was HORRIBLE. A piece of junk, IMHO.

I found it emotionless, actually, and in all the scenes I assumed were meant to be emotional they felt forced and contrived.

But, hey, at least someone liked it. lol

> > I just now finished reading DC's infinite crisis,
> > but gut reaction was that it was a lot better than civil war.
> >
> > Crisis seems to be a story about heroes finding and regaining hope,
> > where as civil war is about heroes losing hope, and never regaining it.
> >
> > just wanted to share...

"You mistake Light for human, and he's not. He's a monster. If what he did to Sue didn't prove it, his sadism and his delight at the promise of causing more pain surely did. And when you cannot redeem or cage the monster, when you cannot remove its claws, you do what you must. You slay it."

-Wonder Woman, Adventures of Superman #636


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