X-Factor discussion with spoilers

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  1. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    So I bought X-Factor #21 and it was another great issue.
    Good drama, good build to a new super villain threat. Good jokes and excellent story and dialogue result in another great comic in this series.

    The only thing I didn't believe was the Rahne and Rictor relationship. That was forced. Otherwise, there are a lot of interesting developments in this complex and enjoyable book.
     
  2. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    So what are the spoilers? Anything new happen in the Endangered Species back up?
     
  3. Kaijumaster

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    In the words of Rictor

    "She didn't know this was gonna happen....oh this is so sweet"

    Plus sign FTW

    I'm hoping for it to be Monet' Deadpools gotta wind up with siryn
     
  4. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    The Endangered Species was good. High Evolutionary is an ass.
    I like the Beast though and the art was superb.

    I put spoilers on there so that people can talk freely. Its a great issue. Buy it, read it, love it.
     
  5. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    I didn't read the issue, and probably won't, but why are surprised at the Rahne and Rictor relationship? They've had a thing with each other since New Mutant days.
     
  6. tusko

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    Because Rictor is alleged to be gay, and Rahne has a strong religious back ground that would guilt her into not doing it.

    Knowing PAD though I'm looking forward to the "making the earth move" and "doggie-style" jokes. They'll be a comin', mark my words.
     
  7. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    This continues to be the X-Book for me. It's beating the pants off anything else IMO. The story continues to impress and it has not lost steam since issue 1. I actualyl have to find the Madrox series that prequels this now.

    And I'm really glad I got my X-Factor 1 signed and signature graded.
     
  8. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Ric's not gay, he just spent too much of the 90s doing nothing but hanging out with Shatterstar. And Rahne just has a whole lot of issues.

    Actually, I thought this was a fairly mediocre issue for X-Factor. Still better than most of the other X-books (really all of them, save maybe Adjectiveless), but not its best.
     
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    The Madrox limited rocks. Track it down NOW!

    And *sniff* Rahne's growin' up. It took 25 years (her debut in 1982) for her to lose her virginity. heh.
     
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    Strikeback Drifting Away

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    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    I know someone who has it and I'll get it from him soon.

    And man, I need one of those sigs like yours but with Briere. Drury was all class but Briere was a dick and I never cared for him.

    That's right folks, this tropic just went hockey on you.
     
  12. DevilzFan

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    tropical hockey? Sweet!
     
  13. Schide

    Schide Buyer of Too Much

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    That's the guy's style. I think it looks terrible but other people apparently like it for some reason. I doubt he'll be around long considering the track record of X-Factor artists.

    Just be sure to read She-Hulk #31 to get the next part of the story. Much better art in that.
     
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    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    It's Larry Stroman, this is more or less what his stuff looks like.

    Stroman was the artist teamed up with Peter David when he started his first X-Factor run back in the early 90s. He looks a little cleaner here, but he's still a heavily stylized artist. Some people, like me, rather like his stuff, but it's definitely not for everyone.
     
  15. 138 Scourge

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    No way, Stroman's back on X-Factor? That's kinda rad.

    One of those books I've been sorta meaning to check out, but haven't gotten around to. I always dug his art on David's first X-Factor run, myself. Of course, compared to the other X-artists at the time, he pretty much had to look good.
     
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    i liked Stromans old X-Factor art....this one not so much....the She-Hulk one is better.

    sucks that artists come and go so fast nowadays.
     
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    I didn't like the art in X-Factor #33 at all either... I found it distracting and hard to follow... I like plenty of stylized stuff, but this guy just isn't for me.
     
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    The same guy writes both books.
     
  19. gil

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    Stroman's art was pretty cool back during the Havok X-Factor days, but seems strange now. I'll still read the book though. Quesada should be a fill in issue.

    About the X-Factor to She-Hulk crossover, it's like Havok X-Factor days, and the Merged Hulk days, with Peter David writing.

    And I would rather see a She-Hulk/X-Factor crossover then X-Factor doing a crossover with another X-book. I think I read somewhere that David left his original X-Factor run because he was forced into crossovers with the X-Men books, and didn't get to write what he wanted. I honestly see this happening again. I wonder if Peter David knew Madrox and Layla Miller was going to end up in the futue, Layla staying there, Madrox returning with an M tattoo on his face, and Rayne joining X-Force while he was setting up is X-Factor stories.
     
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    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    As I understand it, David is a lot more in the loop now than he was back in the 90s. Not every decision is up to him (I think losing Rahne was definitely out of his hands), but he has a lot more creative control on the book this time around. I wouldn't worry about him leaving the book any time soon.
     

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