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 Post subject: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 11:25:54 am 
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This was a great Valiant day. This and XO were great!

We see the sages. We see how Neela becomes the Mistress (her own choice to "end" it.). We see the altiverse that Q&W referred to. (Which I wasn't excited about.).

I could go. Looking forward to seeing other observations.

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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:31:56 pm 
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Wasn't too bad, kind of surprised Fred went with the predestined loop in the end.


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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:12:57 am 
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Yet another fantastic issue of this book. I'll be sad to see it gone after next month.

I love how well connected everything is within this title, how we're coming full circle with all the points of Neela & Ivar's lives - as Michael_Ayer mentioned, she tried to sacrifice herself & it ended up being the event that led to her rebirth as future evil Neela, which I think points to the idea that chronological protection hasn't actually been broken, just the walls between the multi-verses has. Ivar left on his own at this point begins his journey as the Timewalker. The whole Bootstrap Paradox idea of Neela learning about time arcs from Ivar, who learned about them from Neela... And the Seven Sages in the Faraway are really quite powerful if even they exist outside of all the multi-verse Null/Promethean madness!

And best of all, the whole kaleidoscopic imagery in the issue was tremendous fun to pour over - so many hilarious variations to discover on the initial two-page spread... A He-Man Ivar, Mad Max Ivar, Jason Voorhees Ivar, etc. :lol: :clap:

Can't wait to see how the final issue wraps this up next month. I predict we'll see Ivar end up in his banishment phase in the Faraway by the end.

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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:13:34 am 
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If anyone would like to hear our OTV:VCR podcast discussing/reviewing this issue (& XO Manowar #42), please follow the link;

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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:28:42 am 
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Ivar and Imperium are now tied for my two favorite VEI titles.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 12:15:24 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:01:09 am 
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Yet another fantastic issue of this book. I'll be sad to see it gone after next month.

I love how well connected everything is within this title, how we're coming full circle with all the points of Neela & Ivar's lives - as Michael_Ayer mentioned, she tried to sacrifice herself & it ended up being the event that led to her rebirth as future evil Neela, which I think points to the idea that chronological protection hasn't actually been broken, just the walls between the multi-verses has. Ivar left on his own at this point begins his journey as the Timewalker. The whole Bootstrap Paradox idea of Neela learning about time arcs from Ivar, who learned about them from Neela... And the Seven Sages in the Faraway are really quite powerful if even they exist outside of all the multi-verse Null/Promethean madness!

And best of all, the whole kaleidoscopic imagery in the issue was tremendous fun to pour over - so many hilarious variations to discover on the initial two-page spread... A He-Man Ivar, Mad Max Ivar, Jason Voorhees Ivar, etc. :lol: :clap:

Can't wait to see how the final issue wraps this up next month. I predict we'll see Ivar end up in his banishment phase in the Faraway by the end.



All of this makes me to wonder at what point does Ivar get locked away by the Sages and how does that tie into the series ultimately. Oh...and the Ivar that showed up in 4001 Blackwater.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 7:29:15 am 
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one of the best issues VEI has published, beautiful.


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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:27:22 pm 
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one of the best issues VEI has published, beautiful.


Ditto. What a great title and issue. Magnificent!

Let me be the first to go out on a limb here and speculate that Neela is pregnant with a child conceived outside of reality and space-time. Of course we won't see it in the next issue but the possibility will always be there.

And I recall a thread where some Valiant artist claimed he had to draw 200 panels on a page... this must be it. But jeez, that seemed like months ago I heard that.


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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:15:53 pm 
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I think with this issue I have officially lost track of what's going on in this series. Keeping up with a monthly can be tough for me because I often forget too much of what's going on (my mind isn't what it once was!), and a story loses its impact when you're not remembering some of the key details and plot points. Most Valiant series I can follow month-to-month, and I was able to follow Ivar for a while, but now I am just confused. So I will sit down and read all the issues in order so I can better appreciate this story. I know it's good, but I've lost track of the many details and twists and turns to get full enjoyment from this series.

And is Ivar ending with issue #12???? In grendeljd's post above he mentions he'll miss this book after next month. I hadn't heard the series was ending. Not surprising, I guess, because I know the sales numbers are pretty low, but a disappointment to hear (if it's true).


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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:03:50 pm 
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And is Ivar ending with issue #12???? In grendeljd's post above he mentions he'll miss this book after next month. I hadn't heard the series was ending. Not surprising, I guess, because I know the sales numbers are pretty low, but a disappointment to hear (if it's true).


FVL has stated this series was always meant as a 12-issue series. He has told the story he intended to tell (at least after issue 12 comes out).

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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:15:49 pm 
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grendeljd wrote:
Yet another fantastic issue of this book. I'll be sad to see it gone after next month.

I love how well connected everything is within this title, how we're coming full circle with all the points of Neela & Ivar's lives - as Michael_Ayer mentioned, she tried to sacrifice herself & it ended up being the event that led to her rebirth as future evil Neela, which I think points to the idea that chronological protection hasn't actually been broken, just the walls between the multi-verses has. Ivar left on his own at this point begins his journey as the Timewalker. The whole Bootstrap Paradox idea of Neela learning about time arcs from Ivar, who learned about them from Neela... And the Seven Sages in the Faraway are really quite powerful if even they exist outside of all the multi-verse Null/Promethean madness!

And best of all, the whole kaleidoscopic imagery in the issue was tremendous fun to pour over - so many hilarious variations to discover on the initial two-page spread... A He-Man Ivar, Mad Max Ivar, Jason Voorhees Ivar, etc. :lol: :clap:

Can't wait to see how the final issue wraps this up next month. I predict we'll see Ivar end up in his banishment phase in the Faraway by the end.



All of this makes me to wonder at what point does Ivar get locked away by the Sages and how does that tie into the series ultimately. Oh...and the Ivar that showed up in 4001 Blackwater.


I believe there will still be some time between the end of this story and Ivars imprisonment. That would leave the character open for further adventures at the pen of another writer, otherwise there wouldn't seem to be much of an opportunity to tell Ivar stories. The only other time he's not seen is between the beer crawl through time in A&A and Ivar #1, but I believe those take place in close proximity to each other.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:08:57 am 
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A wonderful read for me. I am enjoying how FVL is pulling the threads back together simply beacuse I feel we have yet one (or more) major twist to come, and all will not quite be as it seems.

These 11 issues so far have been a very rewarding journey, and a stark contrast to what was done with Q&W. I make that parallel as each book has its own mythos and more than a share of the absurd, yet I feel the verve of FVL's plotting and story-telling gives much stronger context in first A&A and now Ivar, Timewalker.

I look forward to what promises to be the final issue, simply because I feel it will be a fitting end to an incredibly well constructed journey.

In a thread about a previous issue, a poster noted that the three arcs of the Ivar series form a clear beginning, middle and end, which seems so apt to me. Well done to the team creating Ivar, Timewalker. :thumb:

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 Post subject: Re: Timewalker #11
PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:30:49 am 
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Need some help from the board here. I just read this in TPB (and enjoyed the series), but what storyline did this lead into? At the end of the last issue, there are numerous characters...so did this lead into an "event?"


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tarheelmarine wrote:
Need some help from the board here. I just read this in TPB (and enjoyed the series), but what storyline did this lead into? At the end of the last issue, there are numerous characters...so did this lead into an "event?"


There was no direct event caused by this story line, though Faith and the Future Force could/would be considered a sequel to this series in that it's the next time we see Neela and trying to fix the time lines.

Otherwise, I'm not aware of any specific impact this series had on any other story lines in the universe.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:43:56 am 
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tarheelmarine wrote:
Need some help from the board here. I just read this in TPB (and enjoyed the series), but what storyline did this lead into? At the end of the last issue, there are numerous characters...so did this lead into an "event?"


There was no direct event caused by this story line, though Faith and the Future Force could/would be considered a sequel to this series in that it's the next time we see Neela and trying to fix the time lines.

Otherwise, I'm not aware of any specific impact this series had on any other story lines in the universe.


Thank you, I will look for those issues.


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tarheelmarine wrote:
Need some help from the board here. I just read this in TPB (and enjoyed the series), but what storyline did this lead into? At the end of the last issue, there are numerous characters...so did this lead into an "event?"


There was no direct event caused by this story line, though Faith and the Future Force could/would be considered a sequel to this series in that it's the next time we see Neela and trying to fix the time lines.

Otherwise, I'm not aware of any specific impact this series had on any other story lines in the universe.


Thank you, I will look for those issues.


The Faith and the Future Force books weren't bad, though not as compelling as the Ivar story. It's more of a Faith series than a Timewalker one, but Neela features prominently in it. I enjoyed them


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tarheelmarine wrote:
markie7235 wrote:
tarheelmarine wrote:
Need some help from the board here. I just read this in TPB (and enjoyed the series), but what storyline did this lead into? At the end of the last issue, there are numerous characters...so did this lead into an "event?"


There was no direct event caused by this story line, though Faith and the Future Force could/would be considered a sequel to this series in that it's the next time we see Neela and trying to fix the time lines.

Otherwise, I'm not aware of any specific impact this series had on any other story lines in the universe.


Thank you, I will look for those issues.


The Faith and the Future Force books weren't bad, though not as compelling as the Ivar story. It's more of a Faith series than a Timewalker one, but Neela features prominently in it. I enjoyed them


I enjoyed the use of the villain to stop the robot, but I'm in agreement with you that Ivar's series was better. What ended up happening with the robot taking out his former self? Has this series had a sequel?


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