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Because Forerunner can only be nu-Harbinger (someone owns a thesaurus), and that brings to mind PARIAH, and how about, um, Susan Powter Lady, not to mention SEXLESS Lois Lane in a purple dress, and, um, okay issue #8 was classic when the Flash DIED, and Spectre hand was cool, but COME ON.

Dr. Superman, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:40 (twelve years ago) link

Not nearly enough Haunted Tank.

Also, the Monitors have Osborn hair.

David R., Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:40 (twelve years ago) link

There was way too much '80s hair among the major players in COIE.

David R., Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:41 (twelve years ago) link


My mom actually bought me the entire mini for my birthday when I was 10-ish. This is not a reason to hate on this.

David R., Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:42 (twelve years ago) link

At least in Millennium and Zero Hour, GA would say something, "Um, hey guys, I just shoot arrows, mmmkay?"

Dr. Superman, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:46 (twelve years ago) link

and then "What right do we have to judge if this 'Earth-Prime'-privelidged narrative is more or less valid than our own?"

Dr. Superman, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 04:52 (twelve years ago) link

This is the thread where I say I had my fill of George Perez by 1980. Fuckin' hate that guy.

Rock Hardy, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 13:58 (twelve years ago) link

That Dead Supergirl cover that won greatest comic cover ever in some poll recently - well, it actually kinda sucks.

Oilyrags, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 13:59 (twelve years ago) link

Wasn't that the DC Nation poll? Figures.

Also, the novelization is worse.

Dr. Superman, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 18:07 (twelve years ago) link

The greatest comic cover ever involves a choice between drowning and a certain group of giant scorpions I could mention.

Vic Fluro, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 22:21 (twelve years ago) link


A friend bought me Crisis as a present in a "this will really knock your socks off" kind of way. I found it literally unreadable. The art is quite pleasant in and of itself, but the fussy layouts make trying to extract meaning from the pages an uphill struggle.

The Real Dirty Vicar, Friday, 18 May 2007 15:01 (twelve years ago) link

You mean this one?


Chuck_Tatum, Friday, 18 May 2007 15:38 (twelve years ago) link

I think he does.

an aside - that cover becomes even better if, using the magic of photo shop, you remove the words GIANT SCORPIONS and replace them with the name of one of your friends.

The Real Dirty Vicar, Friday, 18 May 2007 20:00 (twelve years ago) link

lol, yep

Rock Hardy, Friday, 18 May 2007 20:35 (twelve years ago) link

I was looking at CRISIS last night... mainly thinking about whether I would try and read it again or just give it to charidee. Me beour looked at it and commented "It's very emo".

The Real Dirty Vicar, Monday, 21 May 2007 11:34 (twelve years ago) link

twelve years pass...

A TV show?


Maresn3st, Sunday, 1 December 2019 13:49 (one week ago) link

The “Arrowverse” crossover thing? Yeah, they’ve been talking about it for a while: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crisis_on_Infinite_Earths_(Arrowverse)

Soy Bean False Chicken (morrisp), Monday, 2 December 2019 04:37 (one week ago) link

Ha! Awesome.

Part 4: Arrow
Episode no. Season 8
Episode 8
Directed by Glen Winter
Written by

Marc Guggenheim
Marv Wolfman

earlnash, Tuesday, 3 December 2019 01:30 (six days ago) link

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