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Chiclo wrote:
myron wrote:
MarkRoseHFX wrote:
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MarkRoseHFX wrote:Never really got in to Ghost Rider, that glow in the dark cover was pretty rad. That new design is pretty lame. I'm surprised they aren't keeping him on the bike and making him join a biker gang to try to cash in on some of the Sons of Anarchy popularity.
See, Mark Rose gets it... And he's not even a fan. :?

My GUESS is that Marvel thinks that to attract new readers to Ghost Rider that he shouldn't be on a bike because they think shows like Sons of Anarchy is for old people (ie people who already read their comics) and that younger fans would want a Ghost Rider that rides around in a car Vin Desiel rides in the Fast and Furious films.

That's my guess anyway.
let's hope he's a better driver than Paul Walker
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I do have an unusual sense of humor and it's never my intent to offend anyone.

to those who may have been offended by my Paul Walker joke I really do apologize. :thumb:
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MarkRoseHFX wrote:I do have an unusual sense of humor and it's never my intent to offend anyone.

to those who may have been offended by my Paul Walker joke I really do apologize. :thumb:
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lorddunlow wrote: Wuss.
Peckerhead :P
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Heath wrote:And am I the only one disappointed in Spider-Man and his continuity boondoggle?

Which one? One More Day or Post-The Amazing Spider-Man #700?
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Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and Ms. Marvel are all getting new numbers 1s in February 2014. Those are all titles that had Marvel Now number 1s. That's absolutely absurd.
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StarBrand wrote:Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and Ms. Marvel are all getting new numbers 1s in February 2014. Those are all titles that had Marvel Now number 1s. That's absolutely absurd.
Agreed. I think they may be killing the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel though, as this Ms. Marvel is a new character.
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StarBrand wrote:Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and Ms. Marvel are all getting new numbers 1s in February 2014. Those are all titles that had Marvel Now number 1s. That's absolutely absurd.

Yeah, it's stupid and I've really lost interest in many of these books...outside of Hulk and a few select writers I've really scaled back on Marvels recently. But I've replaced my purchasing habits w/VEI and Image books...
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lorddunlow wrote:
StarBrand wrote:Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and Ms. Marvel are all getting new numbers 1s in February 2014. Those are all titles that had Marvel Now number 1s. That's absolutely absurd.
Agreed. I think they may be killing the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel though, as this Ms. Marvel is a new character.
I think they are renaming Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel and the new Ms. Marvel is entirely separate.
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Schism #1-4
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John Byrne leaving Superman after issue #22
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No planets died in Planet Death.
I would agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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Heath wrote:No planets died in Planet Death.
QFT

There was also not enough death for it to be considered a Planet full of death.
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Zoom Suit.

Though issue #3 kicked a$$. :oops:

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jedimarley wrote:Zoom Suit.

Though issue #3 kicked a$$. :oops:
How many issues did that run to in the end? (No pun intended)
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leonmallett wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Zoom Suit.

Though issue #3 kicked a$$. :oops:
How many issues did that run to in the end? (No pun intended)
Four.

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Are they still making variants for the first issue?

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dave wrote:Are they still making variants for the first issue?
:thumb:

Ba-tish. His name is dave and he is here all week! :D
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jedimarley wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Zoom Suit.

Though issue #3 kicked a$$. :oops:
How many issues did that run to in the end? (No pun intended)
Four.
What happened to the guy behind it? (John Taddeo?)
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Heath wrote:Image
Good god that looks likes crap!

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DirtbagSailor wrote:
Heath wrote:Image
Good god that looks likes crap!
It takes serious effort to screw Ghost Rider up this badly... :!:
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I've been disappointed that the VEI trade paperbacks and deluxe editions don't have new artwork for the covers. If they can turn out 2nd and 3rd printings of single issues with a different cover by a different artist, how hard would it be to get an original piece of art for the trade? I guess they're getting mileage out of using the same cover again, and maybe honoring the covers...but I just look at them and can't help but yearn for a new Nord or Crain cover or something different to make it pop versus just recycling the cover to X-O # __ or Harbinger #___ or whatever.
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1. that most superhero/mainstream comics still don't look and read like they were addressed to matures.
2. that shade the changing man never got completely collected
3. that we never got that wild creativity from the mid80s-early 90s back (watchmen/dkr, vertigo, valiant...). even if the actual market is probably the best we got since said era.
4. that non-genre indie comics have almost vanished in floppies-format
5. that no new publisher is trying to do a new, cohesive universe NOT based on superheroes. or if, then some really more realistic/mature stuff in the vein of millar or ennis (but with less cynicism).
6. myself. like in: still not seriously started any comics-related project by now (being a screenwriter and director)

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krylox wrote:
2. that shade the changing man never got completely collected
seconded!!

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DC has never collected the following series: The Atlantis Chonicles and Young Justice and all of Peter David's 80+ issue run of Supergirl (which is IMHO the GREATEST series DC has ever published) and his run on Aquaman where he made Aquaman cooler than Batman.
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the New 52
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