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Subj: Re: PREVIEWS #6
Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 at 12:00:17 pm EST (Viewed 90 times)
Reply Subj: Re: PREVIEWS #6
Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 at 10:05:47 am EST (Viewed 106 times)



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    Bluish guy is Adam Warlock.


Seriously? When the latest Guardians of the Galaxy film seems to indicate the movie Warlock will have the classic golden skin? That is really weird. Oh wait - is this some sort of Magus incarnation?


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    Other seeming gem holders: Captain Marvel (Carol, so nobody gets confused), Gamora, and Loki... at least until Thanos rips them off their bloody stumps.


Seems like this could be fun. Don't see how it could be boring.


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    No. Seriously, I hope Thanos kinda stays out of this.


Too much to ask, I think.


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      There will be some weird Iron Man: Hong Kong Heroes one-shot that will have Tony Stark in it but won't have Tony in the suit, apparently, as whoever will be in the suit is a mystery. It's based on some Disney World ride? Villains are Baron Mordo and Arnim Zola. Who wants to bet the mystery suit-wearer will be Chinese? As this will be a whole story told in one issue (gasp) I will probably buy it.

    Could not possibly be less interested. I actually might be more interested in Moon Girl, and I'm not interested in her either.


Chinese Iron Man? Come on! How can you not love that? (That was sarcasm. But weirdly, I'm interested. I have this odd suspicion that the next movie-verse Iron Man will be Chinese. So this one-shot is a sneak preview.)


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    And while I'm on about lack of interest, this "No Surrender" thing really isn't being sold well, imo. I'm interested, but... honestly, I'm not sure why.


Me either. I'm interested in the concept of a weekly Avengers book. I'm interested in what Mark Waid might think is a cool Avengers story. I think a weekly Avengers book could become the centerpiece of the whole Marvel universe. It could drive the bus. I'm also vaguely curious about the new Voyager character. But none of this rises to the level of genuine excitement.


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      Incredible Hulk #714 will feature Amadeus Cho on a rampage and is billed as World War Hulk II Part 1. Since Cho will finally be rampaging, I will probably buy this.

    Zzzz...


The whole point of the Hulk is rampaging.


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      WEAPON H #1!!!!
      Oh yes. This is what I wanted. Written by Greg Pak too. Beautiful. Must-buy. I am actually considering a new collector-ish impulse. I currently own or have ordered every single appearance of Weapon H thus far. I may decide to purchase his every appearance in any book. He could become my signature character. Heck, I'd rename myself Weapon H if it wouldn't mess up my godlike Maintainer powers (which it would).

    Wait... you're not being sarcastic? The whole idea just makes me violently ill.


I guess I'm just really in touch with my inner six year old.


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    I'm the guy who really didn't enjoy the first issue of 2-in-1. So... we're getting another story of failing powers (YAAAAWN!), and Johnny's psych state just seems... dumb. I mean, I liked Ben's role, and I'm glad there's something FF-related. Just not impressed with the execution.


Johnny's mental state seems plausible to me. A huge part of his heart was ripped out of his chest. As for the failing power - yeah, I'm hoping it goes somewhere interesting.


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    Only other thing I'm interested in is this New Mutants thing.


Yeah, I noticed that. Needs Cable.


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    Generally, I'm not seeing a bright future for Marvel. I think I'm going to dive deeper into the Distinguished Compost.


They're coming out with eight new books that look interesting. Also Aquaman has been tremendous and of course there's Future Quest which is one of my favorite comic books of all time.







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