MOTW 12/18/13: I don't do hugs.

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All-New X-Men #20, hella misleading cover, but the sparks are there. Or are they?

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Scarlet Spider #25, the end of the road for a few months. Time for a quick wrap up of the last conflict:

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  • KyouguKyougu Registered User regular
    It was brought up in the other thread, but yeah X 23 does sounds off.

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  • FuruFuru Registered User regular
    It's like if Iron Man suddenly started speaking in ye olde english.

  • NinjabearNinjabear Registered User regular
    I guess the whole "hugs" thing is going to be a running joke for the All New X-men series.

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  • Lostprophet8Lostprophet8 Registered User regular
    I haven't read anything with x-23 since x-force, and I didn't really read the conversation, but I can see what is "off" about her dialogue. In NYX and x-force, X-23 was a really quiet person. She was obviously thinking, but she didn't say much, and in that preview, she has A LOT to say.

  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    That and when she did speak, she tended to use short, exact words, not metaphorical imagery like "raging sea of lies, torture, and disappointment", and she definitely didn't use slang like "whiner", "being-at-the-wrong-place-at-the-wrong-times", "don't do hugs", etc.

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  • Bobby DerieBobby Derie Registered User regular
    Maybe she archive-binged five seasons of Buffy. That would explain it.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    Anyhow, here's my Moment of the Week, from Uncanny Avengers #15:
    Captain America made a desperate attempt to attack the Apocalypse Twins, but he failed, and is forced to watch as their plotting comes to fruition.

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    "...I say no more humans."

  • manjimanji Registered User regular
    edited December 2013
    does that link into
    carey's OGN?

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  • KarlKarl Registered User regular
    Err who is the big glowing dude they unleashed?

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  • cckerberoscckerberos Registered User regular
    Karl wrote: »
    Err who is the big glowing dude they unleashed?

    Exitar the Exterminator, a Celestial.

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  • TransporterTransporter Registered User regular
    Anyhow, here's my Moment of the Week, from Uncanny Avengers #15:
    Captain America made a desperate attempt to attack the Apocalypse Twins, but he failed, and is forced to watch as their plotting comes to fruition.

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    "...I say no more humans."

    The funny thing is....
    That whole rant basically spells out that they want Cap to be Noah.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    manji wrote: »
    does that link into
    carey's OGN?

    I don't think so.
    From what I read, Carey's OGN takes place on Earth, and the Twins are taking the mutants to a new, different planet for Planet X.

  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    Anyhow, here's my Moment of the Week, from Uncanny Avengers #15:
    Captain America made a desperate attempt to attack the Apocalypse Twins, but he failed, and is forced to watch as their plotting comes to fruition.

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    "...I say no more humans."

    That moment was great
    But the Sentry ripping his own head in half was the best moment in that

  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    cckerberos wrote: »
    Karl wrote: »
    Err who is the big glowing dude they unleashed?

    Exitar the Exterminator, a Celestial.

    Holy shiiiii-

    Yeah, whenever the Celestials need a planet oblivionized, they call in Exitar.

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  • Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    edited December 2013
    I just read a story with Thor and Exitar
    Thor was trying to stop Exitar from blowing up a planet, so he broke open the armored skin, and went inside Exitar to try and destroy his brain. Thor managed to break open the brain casing, but wound up destroying Mjolnir in the process.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    Exitar is interesting because he's a Celestial not created by Jack Kirby, having been created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz.

    Kirby originally created Arishem the Judge, Eson the Searcher, Tiamut the Dreaming Celestial, Gammemon the Gatherer, Hargen the Measurer, Jemiah the Analyzer, Oneg the Prober, Nezarr the Calculator, Tefral the Surveyor, and Ziran the Tester.

    The other Celestials not created by Kirby are Ashema the Listener (created by Peter David and Salvador Larocca), Scathan the Approver (created by Michael Gallagher and Kevin West), Devron the Experimenter, and Gamiel the Manipulator (both created by Eric Powell).

    Personally, Arishem is my favorite.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    Ah yes, coffee cup head.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    HE IS A PLANET-KILLER!!

  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    And oh so refreshing early in the cosmic morning.

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  • vagrant_windsvagrant_winds Overworked Mysterious Eldritch Horror Hunter XX Registered User regular
    All of Empowered Vol 08.

    Why must you make me care about your characters so damn much Adam Warren? Why must you have existentially depressing moments in your otherwise volume of complete badassery? D:

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    Exitar is interesting because he's a Celestial not created by Jack Kirby, having been created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz.

    Kirby originally created Arishem the Judge, Eson the Searcher, Tiamut the Dreaming Celestial, Gammemon the Gatherer, Hargen the Measurer, Jemiah the Analyzer, Oneg the Prober, Nezarr the Calculator, Tefral the Surveyor, and Ziran the Tester.

    The other Celestials not created by Kirby are Ashema the Listener (created by Peter David and Salvador Larocca), Scathan the Approver (created by Michael Gallagher and Kevin West), Devron the Experimenter, and Gamiel the Manipulator (both created by Eric Powell).

    Personally, Arishem is my favorite.

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    I love Arishem's thumbs down thing - really, he should've been there to do that and not Exitar. Exitar only acts when Arishem gives a verdict.

    Reminds me of the Celestial battle in Earth X, when Arishem's 'thumbs-down' nukes the Red Ronin.

    All of Empowered Vol 08.

    Why must you make me care about your characters so damn much Adam Warren? Why must you have existentially depressing moments in your otherwise volume of complete badassery? D:

    Oh yeah, that's gotta my MotW too, if a somewhat frustrating one. I love all the Emp books, although I really have to think of this latest one as filler. It wrapped up a plot point that I personally considered the least important - I still wanted to see it resolved, but I was hoping for other stuff as well.

    Though AW was seeding seemingly innocuous bits of info throughout the entire damn thing that just might wind up being super relevant later on...
    I'm thinking that Mindfuck's brother might be the creator of Willy Pete.

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  • Dizzy DDizzy D NetherlandsRegistered User regular
    Golden Yak wrote: »
    Exitar is interesting because he's a Celestial not created by Jack Kirby, having been created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz.

    Kirby originally created Arishem the Judge, Eson the Searcher, Tiamut the Dreaming Celestial, Gammemon the Gatherer, Hargen the Measurer, Jemiah the Analyzer, Oneg the Prober, Nezarr the Calculator, Tefral the Surveyor, and Ziran the Tester.

    The other Celestials not created by Kirby are Ashema the Listener (created by Peter David and Salvador Larocca), Scathan the Approver (created by Michael Gallagher and Kevin West), Devron the Experimenter, and Gamiel the Manipulator (both created by Eric Powell).

    Personally, Arishem is my favorite.

    Arishem.jpg

    I love Arishem's thumbs down thing - really, he should've been there to do that and not Exitar. Exitar only acts when Arishem gives a verdict.

    Reminds me of the Celestial battle in Earth X, when Arishem's 'thumbs-down' nukes the Red Ronin.

    All of Empowered Vol 08.

    Why must you make me care about your characters so damn much Adam Warren? Why must you have existentially depressing moments in your otherwise volume of complete badassery? D:

    Oh yeah, that's gotta my MotW too, if a somewhat frustrating one. I love all the Emp books, although I really have to think of this latest one as filler. It wrapped up a plot point that I personally considered the least important - I still wanted to see it resolved, but I was hoping for other stuff as well.

    Though AW was seeding seemingly innocuous bits of info throughout the entire damn thing that just might wind up being super relevant later on...
    I'm thinking that Mindfuck's brother might be the creator of Willy Pete.


    Empowered 8 spoilers
    I was so expecting Emp to save Spooky in Angel-mode from the moment the demon mentioned that her suit looked familiar. Didn't work out exactly like that, but it was pretty close.

    Unrelated; the whole superheroes are jerks things is now almost completely gone, isn't it? Only Major Havoc remains, the rest of the heroes are either background characters or sympathetic.

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    Dizzy D wrote: »
    Empowered 8 spoilers
    I was so expecting Emp to save Spooky in Angel-mode from the moment the demon mentioned that her suit looked familiar. Didn't work out exactly like that, but it was pretty close.

    Unrelated; the whole superheroes are jerks things is now almost completely gone, isn't it? Only Major Havoc remains, the rest of the heroes are either background characters or sympathetic.
    As far as them being jerks specifically to Emp, it seems to have largely fallen off, given her recent string of heroic doings and the time she's spent winning them over with her relentless niceness.

    Although that may all crash super-hard next book after what happened in 8.

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    Jesus, it really is a coffee mug.

    Or some kind of tankard, anyway.

  • Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    God I love Nextwave.

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    I suddenly need a thumb tattoo.

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