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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2016, 07:20:05 PM »
What's this about the X-Men and Magneto + Heralds taking on the Inhumans?

Surprisingly good issue for a major event title. Most of the issue is a debate between key X-figures about whether to go to war with the Inhumans or not. Turns out Magneto, Emma Frost and Storm have spent the last eight months (since the death of Cyclops) planning a preemptive first strike to take down the Inhumans. This is how it goes:

EDIT: urgh, imgur is shite sometimes, it will not let me rearrange the images in to the right order for some reason. Individual links:

The Prelude:
http://imgur.com/fDo3X5D
http://imgur.com/WAW6o7Y

Black Bolt:
http://imgur.com/qwkcDmR
http://imgur.com/mCX3gHW
http://imgur.com/Q9vYbJZ
http://imgur.com/rdpDt3q
http://imgur.com/XMSB4vG
http://imgur.com/z9J11rG

Karnak:
http://imgur.com/bgwSEEC
http://imgur.com/TB6EWWl

Gorgon & others:
http://imgur.com/aqN3GMT
http://imgur.com/yNUrXSK


The last page of the issue shows a small army of mutants (the ones not involved above) attacking Medusa's royal palace.

Art is nice and it feels like a far more natural and weighty confrontation than AvX did. Hopefully it maintains this level.

Plan to take down Black Bolt was smart. The scene with Karnak and Jean was cool.

Not sure why Hank McCoy is so shit-scared of the Inhumans. Are they really more powerful than the X-folk man for man? I don't see it.


Cheers.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2016, 07:40:39 PM by Liam Gallaghers Unibrow »

Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2016, 07:22:45 PM »
Dredd walking off a broken leg:
https://imgur.com/a/tmX9u


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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2016, 08:24:27 PM »
So in Uncanny Avengers #17 Johnny Storm uses his nova blast on zombie Hulk and all it does is burn his pants off. He even exclaims that "Nothing can survive this!" as he does it.

So not only has Johnny's Nova Blast not taken down hulk it does jack and nothing against a hulk that would if anything have a much greater potential weakness towards going up in  smoke due to zombie-dom and still can't hack it?

Time to give it up Torch.

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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2016, 08:27:28 PM »
What's this about the X-Men and Magneto + Heralds taking on the Inhumans?

Surprisingly good issue for a major event title. Most of the issue is a debate between key X-figures about whether to go to war with the Inhumans or not. Turns out Magneto, Emma Frost and Storm have spent the last eight months (since the death of Cyclops) planning a preemptive first strike to take down the Inhumans. This is how it goes:

EDIT: urgh, imgur is shite sometimes, it will not let me rearrange the images in to the right order for some reason. Individual links:

The Prelude:
http://imgur.com/fDo3X5D
http://imgur.com/WAW6o7Y

Black Bolt:
http://imgur.com/qwkcDmR
http://imgur.com/mCX3gHW
http://imgur.com/Q9vYbJZ
http://imgur.com/rdpDt3q
http://imgur.com/XMSB4vG
http://imgur.com/z9J11rG

Karnak:
http://imgur.com/bgwSEEC
http://imgur.com/TB6EWWl

Gorgon & others:
http://imgur.com/aqN3GMT
http://imgur.com/yNUrXSK


The last page of the issue shows a small army of mutants (the ones not involved above) attacking Medusa's royal palace.

Art is nice and it feels like a far more natural and weighty confrontation than AvX did. Hopefully it maintains this level.

Plan to take down Black Bolt was smart. The scene with Karnak and Jean was cool.

Not sure why Hank McCoy is so shit-scared of the Inhumans. Are they really more powerful than the X-folk man for man? I don't see it.


Cheers.

What's this series called? Love the art

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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth it's own thread
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2016, 08:32:29 PM »
e.g. #2 Judge Dredd vs a Predator in a brief slugfest from this week just gone



https://imgur.com/a/uzmHH


Cheers.

Either that Predator's a chump, Dredd's gone up a notch or that dying Pred back in the day was badness from all hell.

Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2016, 08:35:03 PM »
What's this series called? Love the art

Inhumans vs X-Men. Imaginative I know...

Today was the first issue but there's a lot of backstory building in to it (not sure how much of it you really need - I haven't read any of the books involved other than seeing some scans of key scenes on KMC and I had no problem following what was going on).


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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2016, 08:37:54 PM »
Legion needs to show up and just wipe out the Inhumans, sparing Bolt and Maximus, putting the X-Men back on Marvel radar with a blast so powerful it changes the Marvel CEO

Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth it's own thread
« Reply #23 on: December 14, 2016, 08:43:55 PM »
Either that Predator's a chump, Dredd's gone up a notch or that dying Pred back in the day was badness from all hell.

Hard to compare the two showings - Dredd didn't really get a proper hand-to-hand crack at the first Predator. In their first encounter, Dredd lands a kick which knocks the helmet off, but the first punch the Pred lands knocks Dredd off a ledge and the fall KO's him (the Predator here knocks Dredd flying backwards too but they are on level ground so no fall). In the second encounter, there was no real h2h aspect at all.

It's also worth pointing out that the Pred in this showing is still conscious and was back on its feet on the following page. Dredd definitely seemed to have the better of it, but not conclusive.


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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #24 on: December 14, 2016, 08:46:28 PM »
Sticky this thread!

If the idea gets going it hopefully wouldn't need stickying as it would be getting bumped constantly with new stuff. I feel like people tend to not look at stickied topics a lot of the time anyway (maybe it's just me but a lot of the time I don't even notice when the Battle of the Week thread changes as I mentally skip straight to the first unstickied post).


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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #25 on: December 14, 2016, 08:47:30 PM »
Agreed

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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #26 on: December 15, 2016, 09:50:33 AM »

So not only has Johnny's Nova Blast not taken down hulk it does jack and nothing against a hulk that would if anything have a much greater potential weakness towards going up in  smoke due to zombie-dom and still can't hack it?

Time to give it up Torch.


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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #27 on: December 15, 2016, 08:42:10 PM »
Hmm

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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #28 on: December 15, 2016, 08:52:00 PM »
Sticky this thread!

If the idea gets going it hopefully wouldn't need stickying as it would be getting bumped constantly with new stuff. I feel like people tend to not look at stickied topics a lot of the time anyway (maybe it's just me but a lot of the time I don't even notice when the Battle of the Week thread changes as I mentally skip straight to the first unstickied post).


Cheers.

Yeah, these are some of the reasons why I'm not too quick to sticky this.  Also because we would have about 6 sticked topics.  That's a good chunk of the page.  I think a lot of new topics might get buried pretty easily if we have too many stuck topics.

If the demand is high enough, I'll stick it, though.

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Re: New comic stuff worth talking about but not worth its own thread
« Reply #29 on: December 15, 2016, 08:53:25 PM »
Nah don't do it