What good came out of Dark Reign?

#1 Edited by Comiclove5 (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

What good as far as Mini Series, Series and Story arcs?
#2 Posted by Vance Astro (91415 posts) - - Show Bio

Nothing.Dark Reign has been pretty lame so far.Mighty Avengers is good but the events in it really have nothing  to do with DR.

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#3 Posted by dancingphlower (79 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought Magnum Opus was pretty good.

#4 Posted by danhimself (22720 posts) - - Show Bio

Worlds Most Wanted in Invincible Iron Man has been the probably the best story arc during Dark Reign but the highlight of it all for me has been watching Norman Osborn slowly breaking down over the last few months....this guy went from kind of cool and calculated in Thunderbolts (minus that part where he went nuts and tried to kill the team) to barely holding it together...I can't wait to see him finally snap

#5 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7968 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself: Yeah I thought Dark X-men 3 really came into its own, especially with Norman
#6 Posted by konshu101 (52 posts) - - Show Bio

With Marvels recent track record probably nothing. Most of the memorable events over the last few crossovers have been retconned since. So even if Dark Reign is going somewhere and if their is a point i don't expect Marvel to stick to it.
#7 Posted by RaptorFratBoy (533 posts) - - Show Bio

You know, you could listen to the disenfranchised people around here who obviously hate for hate's sake, don't actually read any of the books and just read OTHER people's hate and take their word as gospel, or...You could check-out some plot summaries, see if there's characters you like, and try to judge for yourself. I've found this is a really, really hard place to get a good take on comics, especially during an Event like "Dark Reign", as the HATEHATEHATE just flows like unreasonable water. 
 
Besides, "Dark Reign" isn't even over yet, and as you can see (look above), these guys are damning it relentlessly, and THEY probably don't even know why. But I bet it's Bendis and Quesada's fault!

#8 Posted by Drafta (664 posts) - - Show Bio
@RaptorFratBoy: Could not agree more.
#9 Posted by RedAce83 (48 posts) - - Show Bio
@Drafta: I don't know, I think the Punisher Dark Reign stories were very neat personally...but DR has to wrap up soon because as much as we love charismatic villains like Norman Osborn, he has to go down one way or another
#10 Posted by CATMANEXE--defunct (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

i liked alot of the books. especially the weird ones. i like alot of the stories. 
but those would be there one way or another.
the big picture doesnt really strike me though. seems like they spread that out too thin.
hopefully theyll get something tighter knit going with The List.

#11 Posted by Drafta (664 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedAce83: I love Dark Reign so far, buddy. ^^
 
I usually don't like The Punisher, but I've been picking up the DR stuff because I love his new, straight edge tech guy.  I forget his name. 
 
@CATMANEXE: Yeah, I don't get the sense of one big event.  It's either going to be a rushed ending, or a really intricate and cool ending.
#12 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio
@RaptorFratBoy: Everything that is wrong with Marvel now is Bendass and Quesada's fault! Oh and Loeb too.
 
But World's Most wanted is definitely my favorite part of Dark Reign. I guess you can throw Reborn into the ring too, but since its not over yet and I am still having some doubts about it, I'll wait to give it my endorsement or not until its over.

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