What was I thinking, getting married so close to SDCC? Now my anniversary will forever prevent me from going.Time for a divorce!
My anniversary is ALWAYS during San Diego. Does that stop me from going? Nope. Does it make my wife want to punch me in the throat? Nope. I suspect I'm merely a trophy husband for her.
Couple more years need to go by...this is our first anniversary.Completely off-topic: I was talking with the dude at my comic shop today about Captain Britain's cancellation. His words: "I'm not surprised, you were the only one buying it here, pretty much". I'm also apparently the only customer all day to NOT buy Blackest Night, confirming my long-standing theory that I'm some sort of freak.
Aren't you guy who doesn't like Northlanders? Yeah, freak is a good word. Oh, and don't worry about Blackest Night. Hey, Tim, what are your thoughts on Blackest Night? Are you as disappointed as I am?
Oh, and thanks for the Kevin Colden recommendation.He is good.Our tastes are too similar, Callahan! Which one of us is Asterios and which is Ignazio?
I haven't read Blackest Night yet, since I was out of town on Wednesday. But I'll be getting it today and reviewing it for CBR.
Oh, good. You know Doug Zawisza gave it five stars?First Cry for Justice #1 and now this.
I ... I ... don't understand. If you know where he's going to be, why would you be stalking him????My puzzler hurts.I'll see you there! We can talk about your inability to recognize good comics!
Yes! Like Moon Knight!
Exactly! You're coming around!
Just read your Blackest Night review. Four stars? Damn it, Callahan! I was counting on you to bring the fire and brimstone.Well, I've been too harsh, but I still think you were a bit too easy.And you gave Final Crisis #1 four stars too!? C'mon, that was a better issue, right?
"Final Crisis" #1 was better than "Blackest Night" #1. But Blackest Night was a very good start to a summer event, and it didn't feel like merely 3 1/2 stars to me. It felt like a solid 4.There's also the context factor. Blackest Night #1 is a 4-star comic right now, compared to what's generally out there for comics in the past few months. Last summer, up against Casanova #14, the last few issues of All-Star Superman, Morrison's Batman, and Final Crisis? Maybe it would have only been 3 1/2 stars then.I don't know, though. For all of its faults, "Blackest Night" is a lot of fun in its twistedly savage way.
So, it's not just me then? 2008 was a better year for comics? Except for Asterios Polyp! I'll thank you again for that!Ok, so Blackest Night is just about fun? Well, then, it's very possible that I will enjoy it more on a second reading.The expectations are gone and the anger has subsided.
Zombie Elongated Man and Sue Dibny eviscerating the Hawkpeople? That's just summer thrill ride stuff. It's not going to have a whole lot of deep subtextual meaning.
Unless the subtext is: Oh, think you're soul mates? Suck on this blade of death, losers!
But Zombie Elongated Man and Sue Dibny eviscerating the Hawkpeople pissed me off.The Hawks died in Final Crisis. That was retconned. Ok, fine, but then they die again right away? That's frustrating.Is it my fault for believing Johns when he hinted that there would be something on a subtextual level? He's dealing with death. That could've been serious.You know, I recently saw an interview with Morrison where he said that Johns already did the great blockbuster event with Infinite Crisis. So, he tried something new with Final Crisis. And now we have Johns repeating himself?Anyway, thanks for talking Tim. I know you're a busy guy.
It seems pretty clear that the Hawks were retconned back to life because Johns had already written this issue. Same thing with Aquaman's retconned death.
It's still a bit upsetting.And this happens so often with Morrison's work.
Under asics ultimate 81 the agreement, Asics onitsuka tiger ultimate 81 footwear will be available in India ultiamte 81 onitsuka tiger by April 2010, initially at Reliance Footprint ultimate 81 tiger stores in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore,ultimate 81 onitsuka Hyderabad, Chennai and Kochi, the companies mexico 66 asics tiger said in a joint statement.Asics will have the asics mexico 66 right to sell its products at its own exclusive onitsuka tiger ultimate brand outlets, in addition to onitsuka tiger mexcio 66 being sold at Reliance Footprint stores.
Just before I go, I thought it ugg classic argyle useful to point you to classic argyle knit some other places of interest with respect to sheepskin fashion. Just remember, for links ugg argyle to sites outside ours, we argyle knit ugg are not responsible for the content, information, argyle knit uggs or accuracy of them. In many cases, there is conflicting ugg boots argyle historical information. If you use such links ugg knit boots, you do so at your own risk and ugg argyle boot you accept ugg knit boots any and all liability, implied argyle uggs or otherwise.
Post a Comment