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Name: Mark Roberts

Bio: UK based Comics fan. I work in videogames, and run a blog about the fallen Marvel UK imprint ( <a href="http://itcamefromdarkmoor.blogspot.com/">http://itcamefromdarkmoor.blogspot.com/</a> ).


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    August 8, 2013 7:01 am The Warren Ellis 'Pryde & Wisdom' period of Excalibur was really good. I see a lot of that characterisation in later work by Whedon and Bendis with the character. I would say though, that the development of Kitty into and adult was far from exclusive to that run. It was part of the remit of Excalibur from day one - when Alan Davis deliberately began drawing Kitty a little bit older. By the time Davis is writing and pencilling the book Kitty really has kinda begun to grow up. Far more like a Student in her first year at College than a teenager at school.
    March 26, 2013 9:42 am It is a fact (Universally understood) that no matter where on you may stand, no matter what time locally, somewhere out there it will always BE 'Clobbering Time!' Ben Grimm has decreed it to be so.
    November 18, 2012 5:46 am Mr Richards - You're a #*$king Legend! :) And I now have a compulsion to acquire EMF in a format LATER than vinyl.... :(
    November 13, 2012 6:05 pm So, is that Captain Britain on the cover for issue 5? Doing the Clockwork Orange pastiche?
    October 22, 2012 3:53 am Bit disappointed in this issue. Maybe it was the HUGE hype Marvel put up for it, or maybe just that I felt a few characters' dialogue just didn't scan right, or seem logical. The Scarlet Witch in particular. The big shock ending just seemed a bit cheap also. I can't quite say why it felt like such a flat issue, but to be honest AvX: Consequences felt like it dealt with the AvX fallout much better from this week.
    September 28, 2012 4:10 am Isn't that middle Black Widow image, the Immonen one, Elsa Bloodstone. As he drew her in NextWave?
    September 25, 2012 10:56 am Death's Head was doing what Deadpool does ten years before there WAS a Deadpool... ;)
    September 25, 2012 10:55 am Death's Head only at number 4!!??! Some kind of mistake, Yes? ;)
    September 25, 2012 4:10 am Good article, Jim. I was beginning to think I was alone in feeling this way. The comments here certainly seem to show otherwise. Of all that's been announced from Marvel NOW the vast majority has been of no interest to me. Sometimes the creative team, sometimes the cast. Either way I feel pretty sure I'll be picking up less books by the new year. And given how much I shelled out this year, that's probably a good thing.
    April 2, 2012 11:49 am The art was difficult to interpret in places during this arc. But the odd characterisation and small examples of retrofitting that went on in this arc was far worse.