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Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Melody Bot, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. Tim

    passionate, but i don't give no fucks Prestigious



    Wow, the colorist of Absolute Carnage randomly colored some person's quick little fan art doodle on Twitter, lol. And it actually looks good, yet again proving that the average comic book reader doesn't value good colorists' contributions to the medium enough.
     
  2. Tim

    passionate, but i don't give no fucks Prestigious

    Me: I really don't care about Deadpool as a character.

    Marvel: What if we give the character to Kelly Thompson & Chris Bachalo?

    Me: ...maybe.
     
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  3. Deanna

    Trusted Supporter

    Definitely excited to check that one out.
     
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  4. Tim

    passionate, but i don't give no fucks Prestigious

    MARVEL's SCREAM Gets Her Own Ongoing - But Who Are They Now?

    I don't understand why Marvel would follow up its massive Venom & Carnage event w/ an allegedly ongoing series (until they cancel it 5 or 6 issues in) centered on Scream, of all characters, written & illustrated by people I'm not super familiar with.

    That being said... What I've seen of the artist (Chris Mooneyham) is pretty strong, & I have a lot of nostalgia for the Scream design, so... I'm actually pretty likely to check this out, lol. :venom:
     
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  5. Vivatoto

    Science is whatever we want it to be Prestigious

    I've been reading Joss Whedon's X-men and I love it. Definitely my favorite X-men story I've read so far (it hasn't been that many)
     
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  6. xapplexpiex

    the past is a grotesque animal Supporter

    It is indeed one of the greats.
     
  7. TEGCRocco

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    Whedon's Astonishing X-Men, Morrison's New X-Men, and the Messiah trilogy are really must-reads for any X-Men fan IMO
     
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  8. Allpwrtoslaves

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    Add Remender’s Uncanny X-Force.
     
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  9. xapplexpiex

    the past is a grotesque animal Supporter

  10. Kingjohn_654

    One day we'll be perfect Prestigious

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  11. xapplexpiex

    the past is a grotesque animal Supporter

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  12. Art Spiegelman: golden age superheroes were shaped by the rise of fascism
    Back in the benighted 20th century comic books were seen as subliterate trash for kiddies and intellectually challenged adults – badly written, hastily drawn and execrably printed. Martin Goodman, the founder and publisher of what is now known as Marvel Comics, once told Stan Lee that there was no point in trying to make the stories literate or worry about character development: “Just give them a lot of action and don’t use too many words.” It’s a genuine marvel that this formula led to works that were so resonant and vital.

    The comic book format can be credited to a printing salesman, Maxwell Gaines, looking for a way to keep newspaper supplement presses rolling in 1933 by reprinting collections of popular newspaper comic strips in a half-tabloid format. As an experiment, he slapped a 10 cents sticker on a handful of the free pamphlets and saw them quickly sell out at a local newsstand. Soon most of the famous funnies were being gathered into comic books by a handful of publishers – and new content was needed at cheap reprint rates. This new material was mostly made up of third-rate imitations of existing newspaper strips, or genre stories echoing adventure, detective, western or jungle pulps. As Marshall McLuhan once pointed out, every medium subsumes the content of the medium that precedes it before it finds its own voice.

    Not sure if this was shared here yet, but it's quite good.
     
  13. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    I know it's a long shot that any of you have read Clue: Candlestick right?
     
  14. Vivatoto

    Science is whatever we want it to be Prestigious

    Had to have been a fake out but holy shit City of Bane. That was a hell of a turn of a page.
     
  15. RyanPm40

    The best goddamn bird lawyer in the world. Supporter

    Wow that 12 issue Vision comic was a lot darker and creepier than I would have thought
     
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