aztek_the_lost's Watchmen #2 - Absent Friends review

Getting A Little Frustrated

Okay, I'm not going to lie, these are some quality comics, but I think all this hype is getting me expecting more than I'm getting, perhaps I've read too many good comics in my day for this to rise above them, I don't know. I just am getting so frustrated, feeling like the greatest thrill ride in the world just opened, and everyone has gone it already and now here I am, holding my ticket, sitting in that seat buckled in, but the ride just broke down. I am wondering if perhaps I have hyped this series up too much, maybe I'd think its amazing if I hadn't heard anything about it, and that it was the greatest or maybe its only good after you've finished it? I hope for the latter...

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