X-Universe >> View Post
·
Post By
Quantum

Member Since: Sun Dec 21, 2008
Posts: 1,768
In Reply To
emerick-man
Moderator

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Posts: 63,354
Subj: Re: All-New X-Men #25: What the--?!
Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 09:56:50 pm EDT (Viewed 86 times)
Reply Subj: All-New X-Men #25: What the--?!
Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 08:23:40 pm EDT (Viewed 209 times)

Previous Post

...or more appropriately:

"All-New X-Men 025: What If"...

What If: Sequential continuity and cover charge didn't matter?

This would have felt better received if this was in free digital comic format or maybe as backup story to a significant serial lead. As is, it was more an indulgent artists' showcase. They draw a very good mix of arbitrary What If worlds and combination of Prev Pages from other X-books. Having said that, kudos for the whole mystery listener schtick that successfully surprised me. Also, who's not going to like Beast beating himself up over this whole time trapped debacle[read: series theme] dumped on the Originals. And yet none of Beast's regret felt original and his future realities hardly seemed influentially real. (Although the Kitty-Piotr-verse was quite comical.)

This storyline seems to offputtingly discount all of Beast's participation with the Illuminati[read: So-called Reality Experts and/or Janitors] over in New Avengers. Not to mention the chronologically already seen death of a certain man in the moon. The only real significance taken from this issue is the question, What if 'the listener' is not who he appeared to be? (The real one would not insult someone by saying 'You disgust me'!)

Click for preivew link:
mar12 Apr8

I miss Dad and Dan.



>>> kudos for the whole mystery listener schtick that successfully surprised me.

Me too... I thought it was going to be Cassandra Nova. That said, That Watcher is a real choad.

>>> (The real one would not insult someone by saying 'You disgust me'!)

This is Bendis, right? I like Bendis, I am by no means a Bendis-Basher, but he sometimes has characters say things they probably wouldn't. Remember that page from Mighty Avengers where Doom said some gross stuff to Ms. Marvel?


Posted with Mozilla 11.0 on Windows 7
Alvaro's Comicboards powered by On Topic™ © 2003-2018 Powermad Software
All the content of these boards Copyright © 1996-2018 by Alvaro Ortiz and Dave Galanter. Software Copyright © 2003-2018 Powermad Software