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Name: Patrick Ashley



Last year, one of the pleasant surprises to read was the Sword of Sorcery debut, which hit struck a chord…

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Given how recently we were introduced to the last Supergirl, I waver on whether a full re-telling of her origin…

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Ok, I loved about 90% of this book. No doubt about it, it was a lot of fun. I’ve got…

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December 9, 2012 6:48 am I've only been reading X-Men related stuff for about a year, but count me among those who thought Emma's dialogue felt way off. I also would have liked a little more concrete answer as in what way their powers were malfunctioning. Yeah I could tell they weren't happy with the results but I would have liked something a little more descriptive. I can kind of gloss over those nitpicks. My main beef is really, I don't really want to read about adult Cyclops and Magneto here, as they have their own title. I get that early Cyclops is going to fight present-Cyclops but I'd rather this story had been kept in the point of view of the kids. I AM enjoying the title so far but this the first and third issues have been about 3-3.5 out of 5 for me, while the second issue was a perfect 5 for me.
November 8, 2012 8:40 am I love picking up on all the extra nods they tossed in. The guy running the operation on the island identified himself as Edward Fyers and of course Laurel's reference to her fishnets. The guy playing Detective Lance, really looks like he could play an older Merlyn in my opinion. If he grew out some chin hair of his own, he would be the spitting image right out of the comics.
November 6, 2012 2:15 am 1986... I was a short scrawny kid in 5th grade and I'd just relocated to a new school in a new state. I didn't know anyone but the first trip to the supermarket in this new town, I hung around the comic book rack and browsed, and eventually picked up an early Who's Who....Convenient timing as well, as I would learn Crisis on Infinite Earths had just wrapped up and Man of Steel was kicking off the next month. Im pretty sure my regular monthly buying started with GL Corps #201, Flash #1 and of course.... Man of Steel #1 in whatever order. Byrne's Superman is my definitive Superman and even long after Byrne left the Superman titles, I continued to read Superman straight through through ups and downs and didnt break the run until just a couple years ago.
October 4, 2012 6:48 am I agree, Atom's costume right now looks pretty weak but I don't think we've seen the final costume. I would guess the costume makes some tweaks or changes about the time he has a change of heart on the heroes and joins the team.
October 3, 2012 3:59 pm Man, hard to know where I first made that "click"...when my parents first separated, back in 82-83, I remember my dad would have issues of Superboy with the Dial H for Hero backup, when I'd visit. I think I also remember one issue of a Spiderman and Daredevil facing off against the Circus of Crime. When my mom would make a yearly drive somewhere, I also remember she'd pick up a couple comics for me to read in the car, and it was usually just in time for the JLA/JSA teamup, so Justice League of America 220 is probably that first real click as I would be a lifelong DC fan. #220 was the "Doppelganger Gambit" that had Black Canary finding out she'd switched worlds and traded lives with her mother, the original Black Canary. When I first started picking up comics on a monthly basis from my own money however would have been Who's Who and Crisis on Infinite Earths, when my family moved to another state and I found I didnt know anyone and had to start all over again. From there I jumped into Green Lantern #201 (7 Green Lanterns living on Earth), Flash #1 (Wally West), Superman and Action at their relaunch (well, actually "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow")
September 22, 2012 6:01 am HAHA...hadn't even been thinking of any puns....but no, it just felt forced and a bit cliche. Not sure what Id have done in its place though.
September 20, 2012 6:28 am I loved the redesign for the Wizard and Im looking forward to learning more potential back history with the Council of Eternity especially as it looks to have a huge bearing on the coming Trinity War. I enjoyed most of this story though the last couple pages with Billy and Freddy left me a bit cold.
September 20, 2012 6:18 am Warlord came to my mind halfway through the backup, I thought that was where they were leading up to. II wasn't really paying any attention to any title pages or references to Beowulf until the end. However I dont think Warlord would have been the back up if paired with Amethyst...I think Amethyst would have been the back up. Regardless I had a lot of fun with this. It did seem a bit simplistic so Im hoping for a bit more complexity next issue. But this was a lot of fun and Im definitely on board!
September 15, 2012 1:52 am I'm sure it will get explained later, but I'm really confused about the appearance of the adult Supergirl in full costume in one of the double page spreads of the ancient Kryptonian Clone Wars.