So... is Justin Jordan taking over Deathstroke?

#1 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio
DEATHSTROKE #15
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• A long dead memory from Slade's past resurfaces, looking for revenge!
• Will the legendary assassin known as Deathstroke finally be pushed past his breaking point?+

If he turns out to be the new regular writer, all I have to say is:

Not bad, to be honest

#2 Posted by The_Tree (8444 posts) - - Show Bio

Definitely not bad. Jordan's a boss, and it already looks like we're getting pre-Liefeld 'Stroke back.

#3 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio

What else has Jordan written, that would make him a fit for Deathstroke?

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#4 Edited by Bluefox170 (414 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler: According to his facebook/ twitter yes. He is the new on-going writer as of #15. He does not know who is doing 13 or 14. Though he is certain it is not Liefeld.

@Vance Astro: Team 7 #0 was pretty good.

@The_Tree: Indeed, and Clark's cover has "I'm back" all over it.

#5 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio
@Bluefox170 said:

@Vance Astro: Team 7 #0 was pretty good.

Thanks for your response, i've never heard of Team 7 though LOL. Maybe I'll look into it.
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#6 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

@Bluefox170 said:

@SmashBrawler: According to his facebook/ twitter yes. He is the new on-going writer as of #15. He does not know who is doing 14 or 15. Though he is certain it is not Liefeld.

Awesome. Looks like I'm getting back into this series

#7 Edited by Bluefox170 (414 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro: Haha, no problem. It's a new DC book that started about a week or so ago. It's pretty badass, Jordan's writing style will fit Deathstroke great.

@SmashBrawler: Nice! Sorry about my typo. I meant he doesn't know who is writing 13 or 14.

#8 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio
@Bluefox170 said:

@Vance Astro: Haha, no problem. It's a new DC book that started about a week or so ago. It's pretty badass, Jordan's writing style will fit Deathstroke great.

Oh, it's new? Does it feature older DC characters or is a brand new cast?
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#9 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks like Slade's book isn't ending any time soon...

#10 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

@Bluefox170 said:

@SmashBrawler: Nice! Sorry about my typo. I meant he doesn't know who is writing 13 or 14.

Don't worry, I got that. Although the solicits said Liefeld is doing those issues, so I'm kinda confused now

#11 Posted by Bluefox170 (414 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro: Yep, as of this moment it has Deathstroke, Black Canary, John Lynch, Kurt Lance, Alex Fairchild, James Bronson, Summer Ramos, Grifter, Amanda Waller and Dean Higgins. Mostly DC characters that were already in existence with a dash of wildstorm.

@SmashBrawler: Yeah they'll have to switch that up. Even liefeld announced the 0's would be his final issues. they'll have to find someone to sub in for those 2 particular issues.

#12 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio
@Bluefox170 said:

@Vance Astro: Yep, as of this moment it has Deathstroke, Black Canary, John Lynch, Kurt Lance, Alex Fairchild, James Bronson, Summer Ramos, Grifter, Amanda Waller and Dean Higgins. Mostly DC characters that were already in existence with a dash of wildstorm.

Cool, thanks for the info.
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#13 Posted by JayMar89 (93 posts) - - Show Bio

ight i can start reading this at #15 then

#14 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio
@JayMar89 said:

ight i can start reading this at #15 then

You weren't reading it before? It's actually not that bad.
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#15 Posted by The Stegman (28602 posts) - - Show Bio

I dropped the title until Liefeld is shot from a canon aimed at the 90s where he belongs.

#16 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (82981 posts) - - Show Bio

Now thats how Stroke is suppose to look. F'n Liefeld. Glad the DCU has stuck with this title in-spite of his bullsh!t art.

#17 Posted by JayMar89 (93 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro:

no i heard nothing but bad things about liefeld but i picked up hawkman #12 and the writing wasnt bad but someone else dose the art

#18 Posted by Vance Astro (89469 posts) - - Show Bio
@JayMar89 said:

@Vance Astro:

no i heard nothing but bad things about liefeld but i picked up hawkman #12 and the writing wasnt bad but someone else dose the art

He's actually not that bad of a writer but he's a ridiculously sub-par artist.
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#19 Posted by The_Soverighn (2116 posts) - - Show Bio

why no higgins

#20 Posted by coolguyr99 (3177 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro: He wrote Strange Talent of Luther Strode which is awesome.

#21 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (15329 posts) - - Show Bio
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#22 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (9796 posts) - - Show Bio

Thank god Liefeld is gone from this book. Deathstroke looks BADASS in that cover! I might pick it up.

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