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#1 Edited by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Poet: I agree that The Riddler's question-mark mohawk was a bit silly, and I had a similarly negative reaction to the one you had upon seeing that in the previews of the first issue (though apparently not nearly as strong). However, I read an article where either Scott Snyder or Greg Capullo (or both) explained the justification for that weird hairstyle, and I thought it was kind of clever and inspired. They explained that because the inmates of Arkham Asylum were stripped of their trademark costumes and get-ups and forced to wear simple jumpsuits, they had to create makeshift costumes in order to continue being their criminal personas in that environment. If you look, you can see that Professor Pyg's mask is made out of sheets and the eyes on Scarecrow's mask are made out of buttons.

Batman Rogues

So though it was kind of silly, I thought it was a smart way to show their insane need to be recognized as their outlandish criminal identities rather than as mere people. After reading that, I didn't think those depictions were intended to be major and lasting redesigns for The New 52.

You probably already knew this, but in case you didn't, that's why he was like that.

#2 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

Wait, are you telling me that Valkyrie is actually from Skyrim?

This is an Iron Axe from Skyrim.
#3 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@Smurfboy said:

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@G-Man: @Smurfboy said:

I couldn't find the A-Babies Vs X-Babies in comic book store. :( I'm going to try again next week. There was another cover for A-Babies vs X-Babies as well.

According to the previews that were released either yesterday or today, that issue of A-Babies Vs. X-Babies actually comes out next week.

Ohh really? That explains everything, lol. I'll go back again next week for that issue. Can't wait!

This was supposed to be an ongoing title, but apparently they turned it into a one shot.

Yeah, I've noticed that they're going for one-shot issue. I tried to find the next cover of issues (previews) and couldn't find it, so I figured it must be one-shot. I seriously hope not because I'd like for this series to release monthly, just like Superman Family Adventures.

No kidding. Marvel could really use some truly all-ages titles that have something in them that both kids and adults can really enjoy. The only all-ages Marvel books right now are based off the cartoons (not really counting Skottie Young's Wizard of Oz books), and they basically canceled the entire Marvel Adventures line, which actually often had better stories than the mainline books.

#4 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@G-Man: @Smurfboy said:

I couldn't find the A-Babies Vs X-Babies in comic book store. :( I'm going to try again next week. There was another cover for A-Babies vs X-Babies as well.

According to the previews that were released either yesterday or today, that issue of A-Babies Vs. X-Babies actually comes out next week.

#5 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

I was disappointed that Fake Marty McFly, despite his rather uncanny resemblance to Young Michael J. Fox, did not actually sound like Michael J. Fox. Oh well. Can't have it all, I guess. That would actually probably be really unfortunate for his day-to-day life if he both looked AND sounded like him, though.

On another note, are these videos actually affiliated with Comic Vine? I've seen these guys in movies before.

#6 Edited by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

@InnerVenom123 said:

The "I AM THE LAW"/"WE ARE THE LAW" lines are really badly butchered. That is the least threatening war cry I've ever heard.

The rest is great.

Well, at least we all know who DOES know how to say "I AM THE LAW" correctly...

I completely agree with you, by the way. I'm still not completely sold on Peter Weller as Old Batman.

#7 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

So they took out the red bar on his arms that connected his gloves and shoulders so that it'd look more like the dumb Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon? And they put in more angles to show that he's ANGRIER! And they changed the "spider" logo on the back to make it MORE AGGRESSIVE without actually making it look like a spider?

I don't know if I agree with any of this. I admit that I do like the change from blue to black, though I always did enjoy it when Mike McKone drew it as such anyway.

Also, I'm confused by the fact that he apparently needs toe claws and talons, as if he needs them to climb on walls now. So... that's either completely redundant or completely against one of the things about Spider-Man that makes him Spider-Man.

#8 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

This is actually a repackage and slight repaint of the figure that was released for Iron Man 2. The old one didn't have paint on the eyes of the mask, which looked a bit weird. It's a cool figure, but I kinda wish they had made a new sculpt for the Mark VII armor.

#9 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is his head so small?

#10 Posted by ahgunsillyo (113 posts) - - Show Bio

Cameron Stewart's artwork is always a pleasure to look at.

I'm curious, though, about the context for Brett Booth's Red Robin redesign up there. Was that an unused design for the New 52, or a new redesign to replace his current outfit, or what?