Your greatest comic book disappointments

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dave wrote:Oooooohhhhhh how about this?

The Batman Spawn crossover with McFarlane and Miller?

I was so excited about that book [those books] coming out. I knew they were going to be the best thing ever.

It was the first book that I bought because of the hype and was left scratching my head.

Also, Dark Knight Returns or whatever.

I thought Miller was tops [somehow forgetting the Spawn thing-I think I blamed Todd] and to see this I was so so sad.
Dark Knight Strikes Again, I assume?
DKR is not only my favourite Batman story, it is my favourite comic.
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Infinity.

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Right, right, Dark Knight Re-returns...lol not the first one. :oops:

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dave wrote:Right, right, Dark Knight Re-returns...lol not the first one. :oops:
:wink:
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Even the greatest talents have their failures... Frank Miller's biggest was Robocop 2.
I would agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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it probably won't be popular choice but, VEI Valiant. The hyped return of Valiant is what brought me back to comics after over a decade of indifference.
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Heath wrote:Even the greatest talents have their failures... Frank Miller's biggest was Robocop 2.

And here I thought it was The Spirit. :?
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I liked the style of the Spirit and appreciated what he was trying to do. Not sure I'd refer to it as a disappointment, personally, but it could have been far better.

The Dark Knight Strikes Again has to be worse, doesn't it?

What about those Spawn crossovers?

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Cyberstrike wrote:
Heath wrote:Even the greatest talents have their failures... Frank Miller's biggest was Robocop 2.

And here I thought it was The Spirit. :?

Ooh, forgot about that... But then, I've never seen it.
I would agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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Heath wrote:
Cyberstrike wrote:
Heath wrote:Even the greatest talents have their failures... Frank Miller's biggest was Robocop 2.

And here I thought it was The Spirit. :?

Ooh, forgot about that... But then, I've never seen it.
Trust me if you think Robocop 2 is bad The Spirit is even worse (although Sam Jackson is hystically over-the-top).
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Aside from the first death of Valiant? Probably the way Dark Horse killed CGW and its rebrand. Next to that....Red/Blue. The story that permanently killed Superman for me and drove me away from DC and comics for years.

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Cross Gen
New 52 editorial
all marvel cross overs last 7 years
Jim Lee selling out to DC
Like some others said Mike and Michael and Sam Loeb
Not buying walking dead 1's at $10. ea.

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The Transformers: Revelations-Furman's stupid cosmic storyline concludes.
The Transformers: Maxiaum Dinobots-Furman's even more stupid Earth based story concludes
The Transformers: Heart of Darkness-DnA show that they NEVER write a Transformers comic ever again.
Dragon Age-a bad Huberto Ramos wanna be artist and dull story show why EA should leave their comics to be published by people who know what they're doing.
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Might date myself a bit but...

The follow-ups to Infinity Gauntlet (War, Crusade, etc...)
Milestone (was a huge fan of Xombie)
Chaos Effect
Birthquake
Acclaim reboot
Dark Horse not sticking with Shooter's reboot of Gold Key
The fact the every Deathlok reincarnation fails
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Zaphod wrote:it probably won't be popular choice but, VEI Valiant. The hyped return of Valiant is what brought me back to comics after over a decade of indifference.
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After such an amazing start, the last few issues of Quantum & Woody.
I would agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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Heath wrote:Even the greatest talents have their failures... Frank Miller's biggest was Robocop 2.
I still regard it as one of the worst movies I have paid to see.
VEI - I look forward to you one day publishing MORE than 9-10 books per month

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Heath wrote:After such an amazing start, the last few issues of Quantum & Woody.
For me, almost every issue of Quantum and Woody from VEI...
VEI - I look forward to you one day publishing MORE than 9-10 books per month


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