Catching up on Suicide Squad

As I stated in my last blog post, i've recently fallen in love with comics due to the New 52 lauch, was a great event for me cuz I had never read comics before and i could start at all Number 1's and origins and not having to worry about not knowing what had previously taken place in the DC Universe.

Im heavy into anti-hero characters, so Suicide Squad was one of comics that was a big part of me falling in love with comics this summer, but after pickig up Red Hood and The Outlaws I was so enthralled I totally got distracted, but I continued amassing the new Suicides, but not reading them until later (I took a break after issue 3).

i continued to discover other comics and life kept me busy, and I still hadn't picked Suicides back up (I took a break after issue 3) so tonight felt like a good time to take a break from PREACHER, which i heard about copped a couple old comics, and have fallen in love with and have been reading most recently.

THE REASON FOR MAKING THIS ENTRY THOUGH....

I was reading Suicide Squad Suicide Squad #5.... and oh my god El Diablo is the most annoying character!!! he's so recently saved and preachy and freakin soft and wussy it was driving me INSANE! i literally took a break to write this complaint post. Im really enjoying the series, the writing/art, all of it, but hopefully they round this character out some, even if he going to continue to be the moral compass of this series, fine, no problem, can't have all-dark, but for the love of god I hope they round him out or mellow him out some, his flat holier than thou struggle is so pretentious and irritating, only sore spot in an otherwise amazing series thus far!

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO GIVE COMIC/ARC RECOMMENDATIONS AS I'M STILL NEW TO THE WORLD OF COMICS!!

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How i fell nose first into comics in 2012...

Longtime avid gamer, fell in love with comics this summer...

So I hadn't read a comic since i was like 7 when my uncle was heavy into Spawn, and my uncle was my hero so i read. besides the occasional Archie in passing, i wasn't into comics.

but...

after watching G4TV's coverage of comic-con this summer, and hearing about DC's New 52, and seeing joker with his face cut off (joker has always been my favorite character in entire world of comics, but i've always been more of a distant fan of marvel) i HAD to check out DETECTIVE COMICS and i was hooked, then I read SUICIDE SQUAD (Harley Quinn... need i say more?) and heard the controversy with RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS...I was hooked.

Jason Todd is the epitome of what I look for in a story: real, conflicted, fueled by anger and revenge, hurt about his past... but still wants to do good and be appreciated for his contribution... I can relate way to deeply. I totally go for anti-heros in comics. Can't get into the eternally unblemished good hero, i can't relate and don't care (superman always been my most loathed comic book character, now after becoming a comics fanatic, its Captain America)

So now Wednesday is my favorite day of the week, im reading alot of comic and some of them oldISH (nothing pre-90s) but alot of currents. Right now I'm most heavily following RED HOOD AND THE OUTLWAS, DETECTIVE COMICS, ULTIMATE COMICS: X-MEN, AVENGERS VS. X-MEN arc, and reading the old PREACHER comics. Soon to be getting into the new X-FORCE, AGE OF APOCALYPSE comics, but i'm reading the original age of apocalypse arc to see how the universe got that way, and TRYING to read HOUSE OF M, but i keep getting distracted

Favorite DC characters: 1)Jason Todd/Redhood 2)Joker

Favorite Marvel: 1)Scarlet Witch 2) Gambit (was my favorite marvel character since childhood 2nd in comics only to The Joker) 3) Deadpool 4) Cable (after seeing him in X-SANCTION leading up to AVX... prior to that, i had never heard of him) 5)Quiksilver...poor poor Pietro... :-(

Most Hated Characters: 1) Captain America 2) Superman 3) Cyclops (used to by my 3rd fav after Gambit, till i realized he was an authoratarian, oppressive dick.

LOOKING FOR COMICS AND ARCS TO FOLLOW!!!

PLEASE GIVE SUGGESTIONS!!!!

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