Or – “File This Book Under ‘Hopes, Dashed’…” The reviews of the W/KRP “Threeboot” version of the Legion of Super-Heroes have been, to say the very least, somewhat mixed.Â It’s old-school Silver Age undertones were appreciated by the Legion’s ancient fans (read: myself) but there was enough revisioning going on to draw the attention of the not-so-seasoned Legion readers (that’d be Stephen.)Â When Waid and Kitson left the book, I was afraid it would devolve into either a series of riffs on the original, pre-Crisis Legion, or worse, would go off on some bizarre tangent that would bear no resemblance
Or – “The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be…” Ever since the beginning of the Season Eight storyline, comic fans have beenÂ awaiting the appearance of Joss Whedon’s OTHER comic book Slayer, Melaka Fray.Â Those of you who are in the know may recall that the Scythe (which isn’t a Scythe) that Buffy carried in the last season or so of BtVS actually made it’s first chronological appearance in the Fray miniseries that Dark Horse put out, chronicleing the adventures of the Slayer of the somewhat far future.Â The cover promises that Miss Summers and Miss Fray are about to
In the wake of the traumatic events of MESSIAH COMPLEX, Cyclops has disbanded the X-Men and Professor Xavierâ€™s dream is in ruins. People who where once considered friends are now discovered to be enemies. Families have been torn apart and teammates are now set adrift. X-MEN: DIVIDED WE STAND #1gives us five different stories of the after effect of the MESSIAH COMPLEX, by five different creative teams focusing on different mutants.