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Subj: Re: The X-Files #1 - Visual Static.
Posted: Fri May 06, 2016 at 02:01:18 pm EDT (Viewed 362 times)
Reply Subj: Re: The X-Files #1 - Visual Static.
Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 at 06:22:15 pm EDT (Viewed 380 times)

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I agree. I picked this up on a slow week and it was artistically confusing and unsatisfying. Poor panel flow with an ending that made no sense in the continuity of the story. Even after reading it a couple times.


I am glad it wasn't just me! Sometimes I wonder whether I am being too hard.

I like Joe Harris work a great deal on The X-Files and remain supportive. For now. But the previous series had slowly drifted into this territory, with huge conspiracy opaque conspiraclyarcs and variable art, for a relaunch I had hoped for a fresh start and renemed accessibility, away from those sort of plodding arcs. It does seem to me that this is a series that could do regular/occasional standalone issues and do them well, in a similar vein to the old 'Astounding Tales' type of science fiction/thriller stories. \(beer\)