frodog28's Recent Comments
August 29, 2010 8:37 am

This excellent posts and the great responses following have got me thinking about the characters I would follow through multiple creators (Luke Cage and Hal Jordan). But that really got me to reverse that and think, who are the characters I won't read, no matter the creative team. Now that I type it, I sound thick-headed, even to myself, but I've given these characters a try, time and again, and I never enjoy the reads, even when I acknowledge the writing to be good. 

Spider-man and Daredevil, who visually and thematically should be among my favorites, never hook me. I can't relate to characters so continuously slammed by life. And I won't be the first to say it, but Superman, most of the time, is just too god-like for me. As ohcaroline pointed out, your connection to a character may be about what you have in common, or what you wish you had in common (but might not possess yourself). I wonder what these characters have that I either don't, or don't want to identify with. 

May 22, 2010 12:14 pm Steve posted a great question about completing runs or being spotty in collections. I think because of the testimonies of different ifanboy staff members I've shaken off the monkey of obsessive collecting and gone back to get rid of several staggered arcs of Captain America, Ultimate X-Men, and Batman that I know I won't read again. Enter a new era of collecting. *Deep breath to steady my nerves.*
April 29, 2010 6:49 am This issue was bad enough to make me consider pulling out all of my New Avengers in recent history and selling them. I'm so tired of event-filler books. And of a supposedly dead Mockingbird suddenly appearing out from under the rubble and looking fine for no clear reason.