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Old 01-16-2019, 06:32 PM
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Go-Bots continues to be really good. Basically the second issue essentially ends what I thought the series would be building to (though will doubtlessly be re-ignited) and then is like "So... continued slavery or continued revolution." The "Next Time" preview implies the decision will be exodus". Looking forward to it.

Also, for cheap, I picked up G. Willow Wilson and David Lopez's attempt to bring back Mystic (for a time, Marvel said "wait, don't we own CrossGen? Do people want CrossGen?" and everyone was like "No, thanks.") It's a solid read but it really feels like a pilot for a series that would have been much better down the line. It's basically a mix of Harry Potter and Les Miserables (loosely) as two poor orphans with mad self-taught magic skills take very different life paths: the cynical one is inducted into a magic apprenticeship while the one who believes in fairy tales ends up getting caught up in a revolution. It's OK, but the fact that where it ends hints at a much more interesting story makes me bummed it was not to be.
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Old 01-17-2019, 12:27 PM
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Go-Bots continues to be really good. Basically the second issue essentially ends what I thought the series would be building to (though will doubtlessly be re-ignited) and then is like "So... continued slavery or continued revolution." The "Next Time" preview implies the decision will be exodus". Looking forward to it.
I know very little about the original Go-Bots cartoon, but it really seems like they're building towards the reveal that
the Go-Bots aren't human creations after all; they're somehow the whole alien cyborg thing, and Dr. Braxis has something to do with the Master Renegade.
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Old 01-25-2019, 11:58 AM
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I did not see that Go-bots swerve coming.
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Old 01-25-2019, 12:02 PM
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*Octo Intensifies*
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Old 01-25-2019, 12:10 PM
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Old 01-25-2019, 12:11 PM
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I ... Would go for that actually.
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Old 01-31-2019, 03:48 AM
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I picked up the first issue of The Q Conflict on a whim, a big Star Trek crossover event where Q and some other god-like beings, such as Trelane, get in a big ol' fight and Picard yells at Q to grow up, so Q winds up bringing the captains from the main four Star Trek series (Not Archer, because I guess even Q didn't like Enterprise) together to be their representatives in a game to settle their argument.

I'm fine for some Q shenanigans. Though I find the timeline a bit of a puzzle. We start on the Enterprise E, but Worf is there like it's NBD, but Sisko is brought in from when he first was promoted to Captain (shortly before Worf joined) and Janeway is pulled in while they're still in the middle of the Delta Quadrant. Kirk, naturally, was pulled out of time as well.

Whatever, I'll roll with it. But I wish there was at least a line from Worf regarding Sisko and the time displacement going on.

Oh, and I'm pretty sure there was a Kelpien in the background on the Enterprise E. He wasn't drawn in much detail so it's hard to say for sure, but it's nice to see that species carried forward in expanded media. Shame the Denobulans haven't been given the same courtesy, that I'm aware of.
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:38 PM
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Not only did the second issue of Die make me extremely excited for the rest of the comic, but it also made me super excited for the tabletop RPG based on it that will eventually be released.
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Old 02-03-2019, 04:31 PM
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Man, the second volume of Snotgirl is a mess. It's like half the pages are missing and the rest are in the wrong order. I have no idea what the fuck I'm supposed to be getting out of any given scene or how it connects to any other scene. Really losing my patience with this series.

Speaking of BLOM, oh my god the new art he did for the Scott Pilgrim colour boxed set. I don't think he remembers how to draw poor Scott, at least not without looking like he just realized that he crapped his pants.

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Old 02-03-2019, 04:55 PM
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I don't think he remembers how to draw poor Scott, at least not without looking like he just realized that he crapped his pants.
Well...

I mean...

Maybe?
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Old 02-04-2019, 06:12 AM
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Not only did the second issue of Die make me extremely excited for the rest of the comic, but it also made me super excited for the tabletop RPG based on it that will eventually be released.
Issue 3 amps up my excitement even higher. I'm pretty much in the tank for anything Kieron Gillen does, but this is an exceptionally strong start even for him.
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