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Perry
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« on: October 24, 2016, 06:47:20 AM »

Okay Jimmy, this book ... you have to like. You have to.
DOOM DECREES IT!!!
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Man this was good. This was Doom!!!! A great first issue that may have, just may have spoiled the ending to Civil War (which, yawn, so what? Grin)

Of all the "All-New" Iron man books, this is the one. This is Iron Man, This is Iron Doom!!!!!

LOVED IT!!

10 outta 10 A.I. Holograms
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« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 01:29:21 AM »

Infamous Issues #'s 3-8
(and a little of Invincible Iron Man 2-7 to boot  Cheesy)

Yep, this Infamous title still does it for me. Yes, this new Doom does have a different voice, but the essence of Doom is still here. There is still a bravado that is Doom. Sure he jokes a little more now and that can can seem like a little too much for some, understandably (it's no secret Bendis likes to write most characters like a subdued Peter Parker ... or in the case of his Maria Hill, JUST LIKE Peter Parker) but here, with this "new" Doom, yeah, I like it. I like Doom using a little bit of dry humor to push a point.

Let's see if I can entice some of you MU readers to cheat and look at the spoilers ... 
Wink

And I really enjoyed
and am intrigued by the appearance of Dooms mother in this title, or what we are being told is Doom's mother  Wink
and by the revelation that it was
The Maker (the evil Reed Richards from the Ultimate Universe) pulling her strings.
Heck, the conversation between
The Maker Reed
and Ben Grimm  (oh ... did I forget to mention that the Thing is also a major character in this title?  Grin). I did really enjoy "that character" trying to ... or succeeding? ... in making his case to Ben.

Did I put enough Spoilers there, guys?  Cheesy Grin
Don't look!!
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(Damn, Perry, you jerk)
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Okay ...

I read both this title and Bendis' Invincible back-to-back and this Infamous book is the better of the two, for me. Maybe because I am having a hard time relating to the RiRi character, but I don't think that is it. I do like her, I am just not sure I am interested in reading about the villain that RiRi, or Iron Heart  Roll Eyes is facing. Just don't care about this Techno Golem (or whatever her name is) and that is probably not helping the appeal for me. The
AI Tony Stark (or the actual, true Tony Stark in data form) does help this book stay more true to its namesake however, and Bendis can write a decent Stark as he is ... well ... close to being Peter Parker now anyway.
Cheesy

One great difference between the two titles is the art. They do a good job of making the Doom book, Infamous, have a dark tone, really highlighting the atmosphere of a Doom title  Grin while Invincible has a more crisp and clean style that works well with its ... younger star

Overall two pretty good books. Infamous is the one coming out on top for me, but I can see how Invincible has its fans.

Infamous = 8 outta 10 Spoiler Tags  Grin
Invincible = 7 outta 10 Tech Ninjas
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« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2017, 06:04:22 AM »

I read the spoilers.   Tongue     HAHAHA!
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2017, 05:19:21 AM »

I haven't read the spoilers.

But I'll get there in the reading!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2017, 05:51:35 AM »

I read the spoilers.   Tongue     HAHAHA!

NOOOOOooooo!!!
 Cheesy

I know you can never resist.
(but if you're anything like me, you will forget all of it by the time you get to reading the issues anyway)
 Cheesy
I haven't read the spoilers.

But I'll get there in the reading!!

It's good!!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2017, 06:53:20 AM »

(but if you're anything like me, you will forget all of it by the time you get to reading the issues anyway)
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I'm just like you.  I've already forgotten.
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"If I could go back in time and like tell 11 year old me that like not only do you get to go to Comic Con but you go every year.  So much so that you get greeted by Stan Lee when you show up.  And 11 year old me would be like - How did we get so fat?" - Kevin Smith
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2017, 09:54:44 AM »

forgotten what?
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2017, 01:37:42 PM »

 Cheesy
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"If I could go back in time and like tell 11 year old me that like not only do you get to go to Comic Con but you go every year.  So much so that you get greeted by Stan Lee when you show up.  And 11 year old me would be like - How did we get so fat?" - Kevin Smith
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