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enjoying the first big tpb (I'd read individual issues of 1-6 awhile ago) - Moodles otm above. Not excited about this just dragging on aimlessly forever though...

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 11 July 2018 17:00 (three years ago) link

It’s still good - up and down but much more consistent than Y or ExM or even Runaways. Actually it’s the only comic I’m being as a floppy right now - I think it reads better issue-to-issue. The single issues feel substantial enough (in part cuz of the art) and the cliffhangers are good.

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 12 July 2018 00:04 (three years ago) link

I lost interest in this because of the big gaps, I'll wait until the whole thing wraps up and read it then.

louise ck (milo z), Thursday, 12 July 2018 05:35 (three years ago) link

Its pretty easy to catch up! Basically it's always just the three leads, whoever's chasing them, and a bunch of NPCs who might be trustworthy OR NOT. Kind of like the Walking Dead model, but without being fucking terrible.

Tbh you could skip the catch-up and just jump in wherever.

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 12 July 2018 13:18 (three years ago) link

eleven months pass...

oh dang it’s still going?

Larry Elleison (rogermexico.), Thursday, 11 July 2019 02:20 (two years ago) link

Halfway?! It's been freewheeling for at least a year before the hiatus.

Elitist cheese photos (aldo), Thursday, 11 July 2019 09:06 (two years ago) link

I'd assumed it was ending much sooner, not least because they're running out of people to kill.

Andrew Farrell, Thursday, 11 July 2019 13:55 (two years ago) link

three months pass...

So this is good? I should get?

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 16 October 2019 18:23 (two years ago) link

What do you usually enjoy in comics?

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Wednesday, 16 October 2019 18:44 (two years ago) link

Entertaining melodrama.

WmC, Wednesday, 16 October 2019 18:59 (two years ago) link

Terrific character design, really good artwork.

WmC, Wednesday, 16 October 2019 19:01 (two years ago) link

I don’t even remember if it’s good. The cat’s great tho.

Larry Elleison (rogermexico.), Wednesday, 16 October 2019 22:27 (two years ago) link

It’s fun, it’s suspenseful, the art is spectacular, characters die but it’s never Walking Dead-style misery porn, and Vaughan gets the balance right between plottiness and character-driven meandering that eluded him for Y. It’s great, I recommend it!

Chuck_Tatum, Wednesday, 16 October 2019 23:19 (two years ago) link

^^^ This

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Thursday, 17 October 2019 00:35 (two years ago) link

But definitely read in trades, I would say.

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Thursday, 17 October 2019 00:36 (two years ago) link

As a trade reader, I wish I'd read in issues - every nine months I had to pick up the previous trade or two to remember where everyone was.

I was going to say "this is less of an issue now that it's ending", but I guess I just made that up - apparently the gap after 54 was just the half-time?

Andrew Farrell, Thursday, 17 October 2019 08:36 (two years ago) link

I like the single issues because cliffhangers

I hear Paper Girls was excellent also

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 17 October 2019 15:38 (two years ago) link

Liked Paper Girls a lot. Nice sweetbitter ending, and fun characters along the way. As with The Wicked and the Divine, last trade just released, so you can read the whole series in one go.

the body of a spider... (scampering alpaca), Thursday, 17 October 2019 16:54 (two years ago) link

two years pass...

Back in January 2022, apparently

Legalize Suburban Benches (Raymond Cummings), Tuesday, 19 October 2021 17:11 (one month ago) link


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