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#1 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@tourneymaster: True. Though that's not exactly what's happening.

You have characters with a power advantage, range, familiarity and far better tactical edge going against characters who largely just have a speed edge.

To assume that they wouldnt exploit their advantages to quickly end a situation where they understand that a major threat like human torch could end them, would basically make.this battle pointless.

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#2 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrofn: Lol...yea I've gotten lost on his/her main page for hours. Still think we do a bit better though.

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#3 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: I completely agree. It says alot that he has just never been able to replicate that success level or quality level again despite being largely independent and in total control of his own work ever since. Some of the most creative people just need someone to say no to some of their ideas in order to produce quality.

Sigh.... see I really hate to be put in this position because I dont particularly like the 2 main series titles up till maybe a while after AoA and even then its only small sparks in the night. And truthfully my current opinion is pretty much that I dislike them all at the moment.

Nicieza and Lobdell really worked well to balance out eachother during events I'll say that much. But Lobdell is clearly the better writer of the two even limiting it to just their work on the main line. His writing is a combination of personal examination and hero moments that improved (and then dropped randomly) as he went on. Nicieza is....basically just people standing around the danger room until something happens and then they fight side villains who somehow instantly become forgettable even if their supposed to be lasting or even game changing characters.

Lol I except that the X-Men have gone through periods of coasting. The 90s having a huge dip in consistent quality is an easy target for proving it. Though its also the era that starts the change in how we recieved writers and quality stories in the franchise. Executioners song is filled with great moments and crap writing at once. Which would basically be the theme for most of the story arcs in the 90s leading up to the point where we had Zero Tolerance occurring alongside the introduction of freaking Joseph. Basically it got us used to the idea of inconsistent quality, which given the pedestal the X-Men were coming down from, it's important to consider in how it shaped the fandom.

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#4 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: The laziness seems to be a major factor. Either that or just too much success had his flaws being accentuated. It's almost like with Bendis where his flaws get worse the more he works but you know even when hes only focused on a single title he can often struggle despite being creative. I enjoy the shift in New Mutants, I enjoy alot of X-Force. His Image work is unreadable and at time incomprehensible in panels.

I feel, especially in this current climate of 90s nostalgia, that we should eventually talk about the 90s Xwriters in depth. I mean we can point out how the Era was essentially a period of shallow creative and "rule of cool" plotlines. But Lobdell, Nicieza, Liefeld and a couple of others that were prominent voices in that era are probably due to be examined for vindication....before we inevitably remind ourselves why we dont discuss most of the 90s book on here.

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#5 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: See for a long time I didn't care about the art. What little I saw of his work didn't bother me as much.

But sitting down and reading X-Force and then seeing so much of his reuse of those character designs..it was concerning, and that's his best work in my opinion. It gets so much worst...and honestly I kind of feel like he has a creative dick personality.

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#6 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@cattlebattle: As if you could handle more then 6 issues of Liefeld genius in a 365 day period.

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Yup....CANT WAIT!!

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#7 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrofn: Gabby can solo Nova, Jubilee no sells an attack that almost killed Cannonball...wtf is Logan feeding these girls?

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#8 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn: it's actually quite simple. You take your opinion, sprinkle some Jhazz on it. And BOOM now even you dont know what you were talking about.

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#9 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

@mcklayn: Age of Liefeld. It's like Age of X-Man, but with less creativity, more pockets and a desperate need to take the world back to the early 90s.

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#10 Posted by Koays (10188 posts) - - Show Bio

Men should be accountable for men isnt a bad message. And it's pretty much the only thing I got from it.

The only issue I had was that the guy who saw a cute girl walk past him and was going to pursue her was lumped in as toxic. A major debate on the issue of "toxic masculinity" is about how depending on who you ask, any time a man approaches a woman with those intentions someone will claim it is in the wrong. It under sells and confuses the issue since it turns "oh shit shes hot let me go try to talk to her" into "toxic behavior" without the context of how its delivered and recieved.