• Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Essential Comics for 4/8/15. on the Gen. Discussion board

    I'm not completely sold on the Convergence premise but will try it out in small doses. Rebels might be interesting and I'll take a look at it before I decide. Here's what I plan to buy...Deep State...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Watch the 'Spectre' Teaser Trailer. on the James Bond board

    Looking forward to Spectre and have enjoyed previous Bond films though some are clearly better than others. Does the photograph scene make it possible the new villain is related to Bond or simply that...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic This TIE Fighter Animated Short Film is Insanely Epic. on the Gen. Discussion board

    TIE Fighter was and remains one of my all-time favorite PC games and I was an avid member of Emperorshammer.org for many years as a result of it. I began playing X-Wing Miniatures in large part now be...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Exclusive Preview: FABLES THE WOLF AMONG US #2. on the Comic Book Preview board

    I bought the game a couple of weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised. Having never read Fables before I had no real bias or expectations. If this preview is intriguing, you have the option of buying...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic This Week's Essential Comics: 1/19/15. on the Gen. Discussion board

    I never saw Millennium as a show but do enjoy X-Files so will give it a shot. Other than that it's gonna be a quiet comic week comparative to last week. Batman Eternal #42Justice League #38New 52 Fut...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Diamond to Release Limited STAR WARS #1 Variant. on the Gen. Discussion board

    Looks great but the price is likely too much to justify for my budget. Nonetheless I'll check with my LCS to find out.

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic The Fade Out #2. on the The Fade Out #2 - The Death of Me board

    The Fade Out continues to maintain my interest not only for the main story but for the historical backdrop of Hollywood in the 1940s. I found the article about Fatty Arbuckle at the end of the issue ...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Wytches #1. on the Wytches board

    Not only was the story and art fantastic, the backstory by Snyder at the end of the issue along with the pictures was well worth the read.

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone #1. on the Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone board

    So far I'm liking the Fire and Stone storyline but am somewhat thrown off by the order these books are being released. For all intents and purposes you could read the past three issues in any order a...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Birthright #1. on the Birthright board

    Interesting read and outstanding cover art. I'll definitely get the next issue and see where it goes. The story has a sort of Jumanji vibe with a definite twist.

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Tales From The Comic Shop: Late Arriver. on the Gen. Discussion board

    There's two sides to every customer / retailer story. Retail employees and business owners are not always truthful, ethical or service-oriented either...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Everything You Need to Know About STAR-LORD. on the Star-Lord board

    @lvenger said:Excellent video G-Man, a very informative on detailing Star Lord's origin and history. My interest in Peter Quill has already gone up just by watching this video. Seems like a nice take...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Guardians of the Galaxy. on the Guardians of the Galaxy board

    I walked into the film without any intimate knowledge of the characters and knew only of their connection to the Infinity Gauntlet. My expectations were high based on the hype and buzz generated late...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Comic Vine Question of the Week: Favorite Part of Comic Conventions. on the Gen. Discussion board

    Panels - If moderated & organized, they are informative & entertainingArtist alley - Talking to creators/buying artworkVendors/Comic Publishers - Sideshow Collectibles, DC, Marvel, Image, et...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Comic Vine Question of the Week RESULTS: Why Do You Love 1989's Batman Movie?. on the Batman board

    I wasn't a fan of Tim Burton's Batman nor the soundtrack. Although the movie probably captured the feel of the Silver Age comics and TV series quite well, it didn't match the vibe of the character in...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic This Week's Essential Comics: 5/12/14. on the Gen. Discussion board

    Star Wars #17 - continues to be a solid seriesBatman Eternal #6 - thoroughly enjoying the storylineNew 52 Futures End #2 - not sold on the premise but will give it a chanceSuperman Doomed #1 (One Shot...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic This Week's Essential Comics: 5/12/14. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @patrat18: I think the art is great but I'm withholding judgment on the storyline for a few more issues.

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic Top of the Pile: April 2014. on the Gen. Discussion board

    Lots of good staff picks. I'd consider Lazarus #8 and Detective Comics #30 for honorable mention as well.

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: FAMILY BUSINESS OGN Trailer. on the Spider-Man board

    @g_man: Generating interest via advertisement is good, no one disputes that. What's baffling is the timing of the advertisement. Marketing a product usually begins before or on the release date, n...

  • Ashr posted a message in the forum topic AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: FAMILY BUSINESS OGN Trailer. on the Spider-Man board

    Wasn't this released a couple of weeks ago? Is the advertisement just now being released?