TheNakedGenius's Recent Comments
May 17, 2013 7:02 pm I literally exclaimed a very high-pitch 'Whaaaaat?!' when my eye spotted this article. Ugh. I consider myself a DC guy, and I wish they would just let their great creators create! I want great books for the characters I love (duh), why don't they seem to? Have companies not learned yet that, mostly, when you let a great creator just create, and don't interfere, that's when the great stuff is often produced. Earth 2, was evidence of just that. Again: Whaaaaat?!
April 23, 2013 4:11 pm I totally agree with Paul that Thor was my favourite of the first wave, too. I think the first Thor film was the way it was, to help show off Thor's world, but mainly anchor him with our own/the rest of the Marvel cinematic universe. They're definitely giving him room to breathe, plus a bigger budget, and I'd say, much like any big film like this, we're going to see a LOT more great footage as the release gets closer, and the CG gets more completed. I'm thoroughly excited for this film. It's my most anticipated of the Marvel movies, after Avengers 2, and followed up by Guardians Of The Galaxy. I don't really know what Loki's going to be up to in this, but I guess that's one of the characters' main traits, but I like that we're seeing Thor's maturity grow through these films. They're hinting at the love triangle with Sif in this, which could be interesting. I just can't wait to see more of Elba; and Hopkins on Asgard,
September 28, 2012 4:50 pm My thoughts exactly! No doubt he'll want R-rated extended extreme editions on BD/DVD, just so they can throw in all the unnecessarily aggressive language and rape.
August 20, 2012 3:38 pm That last line deserves applause, good sir. Well said. I'm still giggling.
August 20, 2012 2:00 pm I never thought this would happen on here but, Almost Famous is MY favourite film, too! Also, slightly more related to the whole article: I, too, love the lack of 'news' occurring currently. I pretty instantly got overtaken by 'Event Fatigue' and though I have worked my way through some of them over the past (near) decade, I much prefer a story and not an event. I do love the ability comic characters have to 'guest star' in each others books, but when those possible connections become required reading, but unfortunately not in the sense that it is a great book that shouldn't be missed, but more often you have to read far more so-so titles just to be able to read the whole story. It is a huge part of my enthusiasm for the New 52 and Marvel NOW! that HOPEFULLY there won't be Universe spanning events that I'm gonna be sucked into. The events, especially in Marvel, have actually inhibited my reading of many of their titles. They seem to feel it will attract more people into reading the titles intertwined within the larger story, but for me it makes me feel that I need to read the X amount of trades leading up to now, in order to know what's really going on. With Marvel though, every other trade in a title is part of an event! Making it just feel daunting for me, to jump in on many of their larger titles. I know, I probably should just jump in somewhere, but I can't help but feel (which I don't think is that crazy) that I'm gonna get the whole story. It's like a TV show. I wouldn't start watching a series in the middle of its third season. I would go and check out the first season. I would like to do this with comics, although I'm not going to go back and starting reading 40+ years of something, I do like to go back to a point where it feels like a new start. A lengthy, barely related comment, I know... but I really think there is so much going on around the surface of comics. Just like Jim stated; contracts, events, etc. that takes the bulk of the attention, when truly the stories (both writing and art) are what SHOULD be the focus. I don't care what creator disagrees with another creator, all I care about is what creator has made a great book.
August 15, 2012 8:41 am I must admit the idea of Chris Evans fighting Galactus in two different films, as two different Marvel U characters, who are part of two different Marvel U teams, intrigues me.
August 14, 2012 3:50 pm My thoughts exactly! I love the little bits of Syf I've read in other titles, so I look forward to getting a good story wherein she is the focus.
June 8, 2012 5:42 pm I saw it last Saturday (UK Dweller) and was blown away by it. With The Avengers and now Prometheus, this Summer is shaping up to possibly even beat '08. I loved the retro feel it had, and the sequence *SPOILERS* with Fassbender cabling out to rescue Rapace, Marshall-Green and a big head, really made me think of 2001. There was a tangibility to the ship and moon that was very satisfying. Also the surgery scene. Woah! The last little scene with the Alien alien being born definitely felt like the kind of closing that suggests a sequel. Whether or not that is just a little wink to series fans, y'know: here's-where-this-creature-started-and-you-know-Alien-happens-next-chronologically, or a, like cornflakes mentioned; Prometheus 2, I don't know. It should be a beautiful BD come the time, and I'm looking forward to seeing it again. Plus any others we may see in the future. (Fingers Crossed). P.S. Theron's character: Android, or not?
May 11, 2012 6:58 am Couldn't agree more, with most of you. I started out reading comics as a big fan of Millar, The Ultimates and Red Son especially. But these past few years he is just redoing, movie style action sequences with characters, so often, drawn to look like actors. Kick-Ass got really repetitive, and irritating. Wanted was just trying too hard to be violent and aggressive. I think that Millar is much like the Tarantino of comics. I don't have a problem with insane violence and horrific images, but when the creator is clearly trying so hard, and is merely including these things, just to try and be shocking, that really bugs me. I've no patience for it.
August 2, 2011 8:00 am I've never read Punisher before.

Guess I will be now. Love Rucka, I've been re-reading Gotham Central recently, and hopefully I'll finish it just before Vol. 1 of this comes out.