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Name: Pat Carroll

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    Fraction’s Thor suck giant golden apples of Idunn. I’m so sick of the fractious Thor/Odin relationship. Matt, go work out…

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    I’m back on board. I’ve been down on this series almost since it began. Last month I dropped Green Lantern…

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    FREE at last! Free at Last! THanks God A’mighty, I am free of Ms. marvel at last. My subscription to…

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    patio's Recent Comments
    October 22, 2014 5:26 pm Am I crazy or does Jeff Cannata not sound like Jeff Cannata?
    August 7, 2012 12:29 pm Any Thing worth bartering for? Har har. If they could get Ben Grimm back, they could have a Hulk Vs. Thing moment. That would be fun. But it would be a little sad to see Fox hang onto Daredevil. Even Sony's decent reboot of Spider-Man was lessened in my eyes by the fact that it will in no way ever be connected to the Marvel movieverse.
    June 27, 2012 9:09 pm Gambit? Is Clay trying to break Conor's heart? Seriously, I loved Clay Mann's work on Age of X. I could be down for his take on Remy.
    June 20, 2012 4:19 pm Can't edit, so, yeah, bad grammar stays. Look, I was going to mild my harsh right after I wrote it. This is just a long burn of my anger toward Fraction that goes back to the Fear Itself fiasco. Fraction had a good follow-up to JMS, and then one great great arc with Pasqual. But he took a wrong turn and still hasn't made his way back.
    June 20, 2012 4:15 pm The idea of this is very cool. The execution? Let's just say that the composition here is a little odd. I hope this is not the final cover treatment. Let's get a little more clever and little less ambiguous innuendo.
    May 26, 2012 2:04 am Dudes do not say "Tally Ho." I think they meant to call him The Dandy.
    December 15, 2011 7:05 am Hey! That's the bean! What's spidey doing in Chicago?
    October 10, 2011 6:19 pm Are the quotation marks his own or did you add them based on the tone of his responses.
    September 30, 2011 3:49 pm I wonder if DC really wimped out of trying for the non-comic book reader as you imply, or if they tried their best and it just didn't work out that way? I just finished Tina Fey's Bossypants and she talks about how she was trying to make (and I will grant that I take this assertion with a grain of salt, but still) a mainstream situation comedy and ended up with an edgy, alternative, non-hit fringe comedy show. And no matter how much the show's creators tried to course-correct to appeal to a mainstream audience, the show had a life of its own and kept re-directing itself to crazytown. Also, what would the comic book for a non-comic book reader look like? If you're aiming that purposefully for a broad audience, aren't you doomed to end up with a broad product? Isn't that aiming for the lowest common denominator? I haven't read all of DC's new #1 comics. Actually, I've read exactly one. (I'll be getting more as soon as my monthly delivery comes through.) But I liked it. And I liked (well, I think I liked) that I saw an ad for that comic on a tv show. I don't think the problem is with the comics industry. The problem is with the market. Most people don't know what a comic book is. Or how to enjoy it. And how do you conquer a market that isn't aware of your product? (Product that, incidentally, has a devoted following?) You advertise.