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Moment of the Week 6/18/08

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  • OwenashiOwenashi Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    What could possibly demoralize Wolverine to such a degree, and who is the mysterious President?
    It's supposed to be the same someone being built up in 1985 and Fantastic Four (and supposedly mentioned in Kick-Ass) as Doom's mentor.

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  • KVWKVW Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    What could possibly demoralize Wolverine to such a degree, and who is the mysterious President?

    Better be Norman "naked dictation" Osborn. He ran on the "smells like death, blondes and victory" platform.

    KVW on
  • CoJoeTheLawyerCoJoeTheLawyer Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    KVW wrote: »

    Better be Norman "naked dictation" Osborn. He ran on the "smells like death, blondes and victory" platform.

    Why someone hasn't photoshopped a naked Osborn in the Oval Office yet befuddles me.

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited June 2008
    KVW wrote: »
    What could possibly demoralize Wolverine to such a degree, and who is the mysterious President?

    Better be Norman "naked dictation" Osborn. He ran on the "smells like death, blondes and victory" platform.

    Well, he was president in Earth X, so I don't know if he's going to be in this. Plus, he's got a city named after him in the part of the country between Doom's Lair and the President's Quarter.

    DJ Eebs on
  • KVWKVW Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    KVW wrote: »
    What could possibly demoralize Wolverine to such a degree, and who is the mysterious President?

    Better be Norman "naked dictation" Osborn. He ran on the "smells like death, blondes and victory" platform.

    Plus, he's got a city named after him in the part of the country between Doom's Lair and the President's Quarter.

    I completely missed that on the map. Like Owenashi said, it's probably going to end up being or related to theat Wyncham fellow from 1985 and the other Millar One Man Events.

    KVW on
  • valiancevaliance Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    McNiven drew the HELL out of Old Man Logan. I like Millar's writing so far too. This gets the thumbs up.

    valiance on
  • muninnmuninn Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Scalped was simply amazing this week. Whoever disagrees, is a filthy communist.

    muninn on
  • edited June 2008
    Owenashi wrote: »
    What could possibly demoralize Wolverine to such a degree, and who is the mysterious President?
    It's supposed to be the same someone being built up in 1985 and Fantastic Four (and supposedly mentioned in Kick-Ass) as Doom's mentor.

    Fuck no it isn't Mephisto?

    Shamuuu on
  • ServoServo Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2008
    valiance wrote: »
    McNiven drew the HELL out of Old Man Logan. I like Millar's writing so far too. This gets the thumbs up.

    yeah i still can't get over how much i liked the design of the whole hulk gang

    Servo on
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  • jkylefultonjkylefulton Squid...or Kid? NNID - majpellRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    My MotW is between Wolverine and Criminal Vol 2 #3 (which is now the Requiem for a Dream of comics for me - great issue that I never want to read again. Jesus Christ, Brubaker!).

    Scalped, Guardians of the Galaxy, and DMZ were good as well.

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  • ServoServo Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2008
    oh hey i just realized that "hulkland" is what cho wanted to call his hulk reservation during world war hulk. i wonder if the west coast is the same hulkland.

    Servo on
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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    man I really need to get to the shop and pick this up

    Balefuego on
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  • ServoServo Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2008
    plus there's blind hawkeye. that's awesome.

    Servo on
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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I know

    Ive been looking forward to this for awhile

    just havent had a chance to go to the shop yesterday or today

    Balefuego on
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  • jkylefultonjkylefulton Squid...or Kid? NNID - majpellRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
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    Should be the new D: .

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  • WhippyWhippy Moderator, Admin Emeritus Admin Emeritus
    edited June 2008
    seriously though

    paste pot creek

    paste pot creek sold me that comic

    Whippy on
  • AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Servo wrote: »
    oh hey i just realized that "hulkland" is what cho wanted to call his hulk reservation during world war hulk. i wonder if the west coast is the same hulkland.

    Actually, he called it GAMMAWORLD

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  • deadonthestreetdeadonthestreet Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I'm Jamie. I know stuff.

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  • ServoServo Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2008
    Antimatter wrote: »
    Servo wrote: »
    oh hey i just realized that "hulkland" is what cho wanted to call his hulk reservation during world war hulk. i wonder if the west coast is the same hulkland.

    Actually, he called it GAMMAWORLD

    aw shit you're right

    Servo on
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  • HawkstoneHawkstone The state of intoxicationRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I'm Jamie. I know stuff.

    Yeah but its the wrong stuff.



    Also a thousand times yes to a blind Hawkeye road trip in the spidermobile. Clearly they need to stop for
    "road sodas".

    Hawkstone on
    Inside of a dog...it's too dark to read.
  • Look Out it's Sabs!Look Out it's Sabs! Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Highlights of the week for me were Guardians of the Galaxy, Increidble Hercules and Old Man Logan.

    Secret Invasion FF4 got better and I liked this week's Spiderman Issue, mainly because I like the Enforcers.

    Look Out it's Sabs! on
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  • DelduwathDelduwath Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    So what you guys are saying is that Old Man Logan is awesome and I should buy it.

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  • Look Out it's Sabs!Look Out it's Sabs! Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Delduwath wrote: »
    So what you guys are saying is that Old Man Logan is awesome and I should buy it.

    Yes, I wasn't going to pick it up but when I was the store I thought why not, am glad that I did now.

    Look Out it's Sabs! on
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  • Desktop HippieDesktop Hippie Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Hawkstone wrote: »
    I'm Jamie. I know stuff.

    Yeah but its the wrong stuff.

    Soooo many great X-Factor moments this week.
    What's the android equivalent of gaydar? Because Rictor doesn't have it.

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    I'm a sucker for happy moments. Especially when a team has been through a crappy time, so Jaime revealing Teresa's pregnancy to the team made me smile :)


    But my favourite part? "...3...2...1...NEVER FORGET..." *boom!*

    Fantastic issue. I just really, really wish it had ended on the Never Forget bit. The actual ending was such a downer.

    Also ditto to everything everyone said about Catwoman, Herc and TTY1. And while Kill All Parents was a fun read I now fervently wish I'd picked up Old Man Logan instead. Dammit.

    Desktop Hippie on

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited June 2008
    God I am so mad about not picking up Old Man Logan
    I gotta get it next week when I go in
    Also gotta grab an application

    Me Too! on
  • akajaybayakajaybay Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    God dammit, the last Y the last man trade made me kinda cry.

    akajaybay on
  • ForarForar #432 Toronto, Ontario, CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    My MOTW: Astonishing X-Men Trade #4.

    So many awesome moments.

    Also;
    "Pretty much wanna break you like a pony."
    akajaybay wrote: »
    God dammit, the last Y the last man trade made me kinda cry.

    I'm not gonna lie, I cried. The whole series is awesome, but the finale is as heartbreaking as it is beautiful.

    Forar on
    First they came for the Muslims, and we said NOT TODAY, MOTHERFUCKER!
  • ForarForar #432 Toronto, Ontario, CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I picked up Fables: The Good Prince today since I couldn't find the last volume of Y, and it was probably the best trade of Fables I've ever read. God damn.

    Hell yeah, especially after seeing the main character's tragic background.

    Just like the trade/arc dedicated to
    Boy Blue
    . That was awesome.

    I didn't really care for Jack's arc, though. It was okay, but I prefer the main stuff with Bigby, the Prince, Snow, etc.

    Forar on
    First they came for the Muslims, and we said NOT TODAY, MOTHERFUCKER!
  • TeaSpoonTeaSpoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Hawkstone wrote: »
    I'm Jamie. I know stuff.

    Yeah but its the wrong stuff.

    Soooo many great X-Factor moments this week.
    What's the android equivalent of gaydar? Because Rictor doesn't have it.

    3203.jpg

    I'm a sucker for happy moments. Especially when a team has been through a crappy time, so Jaime revealing Teresa's pregnancy to the team made me smile :)


    But my favourite part? "...3...2...1...NEVER FORGET..." *boom!*

    Fantastic issue. I just really, really wish it had ended on the Never Forget bit. The actual ending was such a downer.

    Also ditto to everything everyone said about Catwoman, Herc and TTY1. And while Kill All Parents was a fun read I now fervently wish I'd picked up Old Man Logan instead. Dammit.

    You have no idea how much I wanted to click that. No idea at all.

    TeaSpoon on
  • Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    I was just shown a page from Superman/Batman.

    What's with Lana Lang suddenly being girl Luthor and trying to ruin Superman's life to save Lexcorp?

    Robos A Go Go on
  • ZombieAsumaZombieAsuma Registered User
    edited June 2008
    Well she's been in charge of Lexcorp ever since Talia Al Ghul went nuts and gave up the position. She's TRYING to make it into a legitimate company and was actually making some headway with those special cameras that could track Superman for news coverage and such. I have no idea why she would turn heel though.

    ZombieAsuma on
  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited June 2008
    Teen Titans: Year One is so awesome

    i wish mephisto would make it the main Titans book

    Garlic Bread on
  • Robos A Go GoRobos A Go Go Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Keith wrote: »
    Teen Titans: Year One is so awesome

    i wish mephisto would make it the main Titans book

    Yeah, I'm weirded out by how much I like Aqualad, a character I'd never even thought about outside of his appearances in the cartoon.

    Robos A Go Go on
  • Mai-KeroMai-Kero Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Angel was pretty awesome this week.
    "We picked the lord most likely to sell everyone else out."

    "You went with the Loan-Shark."

    "Man's career path is based on a pun, can't be too much inner pride."

    Also, Wesley trying to summon Cordelia and her being completely unable to help since they're in hell was pretty neat. And Fred's soul not being, you know, completely annihilated is hope-y. Also Angel exploding all the lords. Classy.

    Mai-Kero on
  • BlackjackBlackjack Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Hawkstone wrote: »
    I'm Jamie. I know stuff.

    Yeah but its the wrong stuff.

    Soooo many great X-Factor moments this week.
    What's the android equivalent of gaydar? Because Rictor doesn't have it.

    3203.jpg

    I'm a sucker for happy moments. Especially when a team has been through a crappy time, so Jaime revealing Teresa's pregnancy to the team made me smile :)


    But my favourite part? "...3...2...1...NEVER FORGET..." *boom!*

    Fantastic issue. I just really, really wish it had ended on the Never Forget bit. The actual ending was such a downer.

    Also ditto to everything everyone said about Catwoman, Herc and TTY1. And while Kill All Parents was a fun read I now fervently wish I'd picked up Old Man Logan instead. Dammit.

    Yeah, for real. There was not a single part of X-Fact that wasn't my moment of the week.

    Blackjack on
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  • SASA Registered User
    edited June 2008
    I liked this week's Spiderman Issue, mainly because I like the Enforcers.

    Uggh. Spider-Man was terrible this week. The entire issue was a thinly veiled anti-smoking, gambling, and drinking PSA.

    They really need to get rid of Gale.

    SA on
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  • WildcatWildcat Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Isn't the anti-smoking bias Joe Q's doing, though?

    Wildcat on
  • SASA Registered User
    edited June 2008
    He probably suggested it and Gale took it and ran with it.

    I understand not portraying smoking in the comics read by a youngert audience... but don't beat the readership over the head with it.

    SA on
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  • mugginnsmugginns Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Grodd was pretty badass this week
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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    SA wrote: »
    I liked this week's Spiderman Issue, mainly because I like the Enforcers.

    Uggh. Spider-Man was terrible this week. The entire issue was a thinly veiled anti-smoking, gambling, and drinking PSA.

    They really need to get rid of Gale.

    Was it really that bad? I havent been to the shop this week but I thought last week's issue with the fake Spider-Man was pretty good and 8 million times better than any Gale issue before.

    I was hoping it meant he was improving

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