Quantum & Woody [2017] #12 Discussion

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Quantum & Woody [2017] #12 Discussion

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I thought this final issue of the current run was pretty good and have enjoyed the series overall.

One that this is becoming increasingly apparent with the new regime is the direction of the character as a whole;

Livewire post HWII is being portrayed as a villain to a certain extent - G.A.T.E want her captured
Ninjakis becoming an enemy of G.A.T.E after not giving up Livewire's coordinates and refusing to cooperate with them to help bring her in.
Quantum and Woody - are on the run from G.A.T.E after being released by XO - G.A.T.E want them captured and kept under observation

The new Unity could very well be a team of heroes in conflict with G.A.T.E

I don't mind this direction but hope we see a payoff with a Unity titlewhich plays on the directions the individual series have taken.

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Weak end to a series which lost steam after Kibblesmith left the book. The alternative universe was wasted on this arc and it brought two new characters into continuity but ultimately seemed like a waste of time.

Not a fan of Portela’s art either, too bland and ‘clean’.

I think Q&W have joined Faith, War Mother and Shadowman as series that I’ll only pick up in ComiXology sales in future. You can only fail so many times.

To be fair to writer Rahal, I think these are the hardest characters to get right, it’s easy to make them too goofy/silly and I think this became silly in this final arc.

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Just finished catching up on Q&W. I read issues 7–12 this evening, and I thought they were really thin on substance. (Okay, so issue 12, as a standalone wrap up teasing a new Unity wasn't as much, but the preceding issues I feel could have been condensed from five issues to two or three. I don't know when they knew that Kibblesmith wasn't going to be continuing past the first arc, but a lot of it felt somewhat unplanned. I would have been happy with them ending the title after the first arc. Two new characters were introduced, but we didn't get to know all that much about them. It didn't make me feel like it would have been a loss to wipe them from reality.
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kjjohanson wrote:Just finished catching up on Q&W. I read issues 7–12 this evening, and I thought they were really thin on substance. (Okay, so issue 12, as a standalone wrap up teasing a new Unity wasn't as much, but the preceding issues I feel could have been condensed from five issues to two or three. I don't know when they knew that Kibblesmith wasn't going to be continuing past the first arc, but a lot of it felt somewhat unplanned. I would have been happy with them ending the title after the first arc. Two new characters were introduced, but we didn't get to know all that much about them. It didn't make me feel like it would have been a loss to wipe them from reality.
I found it really entertaining (if lacking substance) while reading it all in one go, but it was pretty boring when it was coming out once a month. I remember frequently considering dropping it.

Still better than (most of) Asmus' run though.


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