15 years later

#1 Posted by Storm Rider (165 posts) - - Show Bio

It's been fifteen years since The Maxx number one hit the shelves!?! I just re-read the series again, and I was glad I did. It seems like one of the only things to come out from that era with an Image "i" on the cover that's stood the test of time. One gem in an otherwise huge pile of chromium crap.
Post Edited:2008-04-14 17:43:38

#2 Posted by Buckshot (18913 posts) - - Show Bio

What about it stood the test of time?

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#3 Posted by danhimself (22278 posts) - - Show Bio

am i the only one who loved image comics?

#4 Posted by Storm Rider (165 posts) - - Show Bio

A lot of the image stuff of the time has a "dated" feel when looking at it a decade-and-a-half later (the art style, the storytelling, or lack thereof, the costume design, ect). It's just kind of "of it's era". Maxx feels like it could've come out yesterday and not seem out of place. Kieth bucked the trend, put the story first,and did something really different for the image label. The book could be a little full of it's self at times with some of the outback symbolism, but I enjoyed it then and still do today.

Also, don't get me wrong: I bought a lot of the stuff of the time. I actually liked WildCATs and Spawn, and didn't hate a few other titles. But so much was done simply to "cash in" that the bad outweighs the good in the memories of a lot of the people who survived that era.

#5 Posted by danhimself (22278 posts) - - Show Bio

man i loved the 90's comics that was the best time for comics

#6 Posted by Storm Rider (165 posts) - - Show Bio

danhimself says:

"man i loved the 90's comics that was the best time for comics"

There was a lot of good. But in the early 90s, there was a whole lot of bad that went with it! I point to The Maxx as something I considered good, I won't go the route of being negative and pointing out the stuff I called bad.

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