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Savage (2021) #1

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Who doesn't love half-baked exposition, social media parody, and the promise of freakshow antagonists?

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I'm surprised every time a new issue from Valiant ships since it means they haven't quietly folded up shop. At the same time, finishing this issue and rolling my eyes at the Shadowman preview's artwork made me pause to consider tapping out of Valiant completely.
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In case there is any confusion, this is 100% not the direction we had planned for the Savage sequel.

And since I'm here, I might as well pimp BAD IDEA a little :D

Cover for TANKERS 2 by the dinosaur loving Lewis LaRosa:

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Re: Savage (2021) #1

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dino wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:27:44 pm
In case there is any confusion, this is 100% not the direction we had planned for the Savage sequel.
Feel free to elaborate on the planned direction. :D

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Lewis’ art is simply spectacular. Sonic Dan, any new OA available? Bad Idea can’t get here soon enough. I’m truly saddened by Valiant’s fall.
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dino wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:27:44 pm
In case there is any confusion, this is 100% not the direction we had planned for the Savage sequel.

And since I'm here, I might as well pimp BAD IDEA a little :D

Cover for TANKERS 2 by the dinosaur loving Lewis LaRosa:

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Oh we know full well that the car crash versions of Bloodshot, Psi Lords, XO etc we got were not the direction those characters would have went in had you still been in charge.
I can’t imagine there’s many people on this board who aren’t on board with Bad Idea! Looking forward to reading books from A list creators again :thumb:

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Re: Savage (2021) #1

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SwiftMann wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:37:35 am
Who doesn't love half-baked exposition, social media parody, and the promise of freakshow antagonists?

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I'm surprised every time a new issue from Valiant ships since it means they haven't quietly folded up shop. At the same time, finishing this issue and rolling my eyes at the Shadowman preview's artwork made me pause to consider tapping out of Valiant completely.
It’s almost as if there’s a double agent working within Valiant to wreck the characters...and succeeding. facepalm At this point I would prefer them to close up shop rather than continue to damage the history of these characters. Aside from a couple of exceptions, it’s been an abject failure. It shocks me that Fred Pierce who was there during the Dinesh reign has allowed the quality to plummet.

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JCP wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:38:43 pm
Lewis’ art is simply spectacular. Sonic Dan, any new OA available? Bad Idea can’t get here soon enough. I’m truly saddened by Valiant’s fall.
So far all his covers have all been snatched up "in-house" fresh off the drawing board. I may have some interiors for Eniac available at some point.
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Who allowed 50 different fonts to be put into the dialogue on every page? It's so messy it's impossible to read just on that level and that's not even getting to the story.
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I would rather re-read both volumes of Bad Eggs than this crap-load of a comic. facepalm
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Re: Savage (2021) #1

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So, after reading Savage #1, i think i'm prepared to concede defeat.
I have been patient and gave DMG a chance to take over these titles and make them enjoyable.
Unfortunately, this was unreadable. I gave up around page 10.
I'm really at a loss in regards to what i do now. i don't feel the current Valiant deserves any more of my money, yet i have every issue released for VEI and would love to keep that going.

As a disclaimer, I am a 50 year white heterosexual male, so i believe my opinion isn't valid or part of Valiant's target audience. I just have a high disposable income that i'll have to direct elsewhere, i suppose.
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Re: Savage (2021) #1

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The Chosen 1 wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:02:04 pm
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As a disclaimer, I am a 50 year white heterosexual male, so i believe my opinion isn't valid or part of Valiant's target audience. I just have a high disposable income that i'll have to direct elsewhere, i suppose.
Yep, you nailed it! Most long time Valiant readers will be a similar demographic and for reasons only known internally with fake Valiant they’ve decided to chase a mythical market that no ones ever seen but all comic companies are convinced is out there. I haven’t read Savage after reading the preview and seeing the art I’m not supporting that garbage. I did see a review referring to the ‘hunky teenage hero’ and I was reaffirmed in my decision.

I hear what you are saying about keeping a run going as I’ve been doing that with XO but haven’t tracked down #4 yet but I know when I do I’ll regret buying it.

At this stage I think it’s better if they go under and clear out the management / editors and maybe someone new takes over down the line. Spend your money elsewhere ..Bad Idea, get into back issues, indies such as Stray Bullets. You’ll only feel resentful buying crap you don’t like . Dinesh said when DMG bought him out they’d turn it onto Acclaim 2.0 and he was spot on.


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