Is anybody reading East Of West?


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Re: Is anybody reading East Of West?
« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2017, 11:12:12 AM »
Liam did you ever bother getting this? I'd be willing to let my trades go for half price plus postage. I'd say they are mint condition.

Appreciate the offer, but I already got the first trade for Christmas. Haven't read it yet so I'll have to see if I enjoy it.

Thanks though!

No worries amigo - hope you enjoy the book more than I did.

I just picked up the Miracleman/Marvelman first three trades (the Alan Moore ones) and have to say they were pretty good. I imagine had I read them 35 years ago I'd have been blown away. Reading the third volume though was probably the only time I've ever felt a comic actually had too many words per page. But overall great stuff.

Has anyone read the Gaiman follow-ups? Are they worth getting? Review scores are lower on amazon at least.
"pretty good". lmaoooo


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Re: Is anybody reading East Of West?
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2018, 08:44:17 AM »
We read this (the first two trades) as a Read Pile review for our podcast (and I think that's the episode we're publishing in an hour or so today), and I really didn't care for it. It just felt like Hickman spat out a TON of mediocre, unengaging characters in the first 30-40 pages or so with little-to-no build, and there was nothing about the series that hooked me or made me want to care. It was overwhelming and tedious.
https://gotstratosphere.com/2019/02/05/show-2-5-19-secretary-of-manga/ (Battle Angel Alita review, AND we name who would be a villainous Presidential cabinet)

Re: Is anybody reading East Of West?
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2018, 02:23:22 PM »
Yeah it was a proper slog getting through the first volume and I had absolutely no desire to go any further with it thereafter. Some cool moments but at no point did I feel engaged with any of the characters or the setting so it all fell very flat.