ValiantFans.com Board - Since 2004

Message Board Top Level | Main Website | Price Guide | Book Release History | Official Calendar |
It is currently Nov 22, 2019 6:30:41 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:18:31 pm 
I only know how to fish, f^%k, fight, and throw rocks
I only know how to fish, f^%k, fight, and throw rocks
User avatar

Joined: Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:27:03 am
Posts: 4803
Location: Maryland
Valiant fan since: 1993
Favorite character: Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
DBS’s spoiler-free review: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

VCR’s spoiler LOADED 120% awesome review is linked below!

http://onlythevaliant.com/episodes/vcr217/

_________________
DBS

Image

Image
Image
Image

MY COLLECTION: http://tinyurl.com/DBSValiantCollection
MY CAF PAGE: http://www.comicartfans.com/gallerydetail.asp?gcat=100809


Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google+
Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:06:19 am 
Rockin' out in Torquehalla
Rockin' out in Torquehalla

Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:16:04 pm
Posts: 2044
Location: out for lunch
Valiant fan since: back in the day xo#9
Favorite character: Momo
Favorite title: Divinity, savage,
Favorite writer: Joshua dysart
Favorite artist: Robert Gill
I thought it was great. I really liked how the angela vessel was left high and dry in chinese custody expected to make fusion with out the "brain" ingredienttaimos 5/5 sadness its all over.
See what I did there main ingredient

_________________
I Miss Dinesh running Valiant


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:20:35 am 
Harbinger rank: Aonisaibushi
Harbinger rank: Aonisaibushi

Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:09:42 pm
Posts: 198
Location: PA
Valiant fan since: 1994
Favorite character: Solar
Favorite title: 90s Shadowman
Wholly disagree that this issue "ties up all the loose ends." From that perspective (and the assumption that DMG has nothing good planned to follow), there's WAY too many loose ends and WAY too much time spent explaining (essentially) one scene from a couple issues ago and then WAY too much time in the other dimension instead of tying up the loose ends.

_________________
"What kind of name is Unity for a superhero team anyway? They deserve to die for that alone." - Bloodsquirt, Bloodshot Reborn #5


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:11:59 am 
innerSPACE does whatever I tell them
innerSPACE does whatever I tell them
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:51:43 am
Posts: 7667
Location: On the 7.5th floor of LesterCorp, headed through the back door to John Malkovich's brain.
Valiant fan since: 1991
Favorite character: Aric
Favorite title: Harbinger
SwiftMann wrote:
Wholly disagree that this issue "ties up all the loose ends." From that perspective (and the assumption that DMG has nothing good planned to follow), there's WAY too many loose ends and WAY too much time spent explaining (essentially) one scene from a couple issues ago and then WAY too much time in the other dimension instead of tying up the loose ends.


The one big loose end it definitely ties up is just what exactly has been going on with Harada all this time since the end of Imperium. Now we know why he is not showing up anywhere in any other comics - he successfully faked his own death some time ago (recalling that Kozol died & PRS was shut down a while back) to the entire world, with the exception of The Angela Vessel. He is now free to pursue his agenda and manipulate where he sees fit, from behind the scenes all he wants. All the remaining characters have been set free to do as they please, which means they can be used by other writers now. That, of itself, is not tying up a loose end - but it is a form of resetting status quo. I hope we see some reappearances by any of them soon.

I really enjoyed the issue. A solid, bittersweet finish to the grand scheme of Dysarts corner of the Valiant U. Fantastic artwork as always on this title.

Did anyone else queue up the song that Sunlight On Snow played? I put it on YouTube while reading that last portion of the book. Great song, very appropriate.

“Some people have everything, and other people don't.
But everything don't mean a thing if it ain’t the thing you want.”

_________________
I like to draw stuff... http://grendeljd.deviantart.com/

My wife likes to draw stuff too, and she is better than me! [I'm very proud of her]... https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sara-Dec ... ref=stream


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:32:32 pm 
Rockin' out in Torquehalla
Rockin' out in Torquehalla

Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:16:04 pm
Posts: 2044
Location: out for lunch
Valiant fan since: back in the day xo#9
Favorite character: Momo
Favorite title: Divinity, savage,
Favorite writer: Joshua dysart
Favorite artist: Robert Gill
Where is alpha. And that dumb villain guy

_________________
I Miss Dinesh running Valiant


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:58:58 pm 
Harbinger rank: Aonisaibushi
Harbinger rank: Aonisaibushi

Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:09:42 pm
Posts: 198
Location: PA
Valiant fan since: 1994
Favorite character: Solar
Favorite title: 90s Shadowman
grendeljd wrote:
All the remaining characters have been set free to do as they please, which means they can be used by other writers now. That, of itself, is not tying up a loose end - but it is a form of resetting status quo.

I think this is true of Harada, S.o.S., and LV-99 but (to me) the rest are still following Dysart's trajectory so not free to do as other writers please at all. It just creates the problem of other writers not following through on incomplete ideas and the Dysart Diehard's (rightly) complaining that it's not the characters' stories should go. I would have rather had some time table-setting the other characters than time on things like eating dirt or air straws to other dimensions.

_________________
"What kind of name is Unity for a superhero team anyway? They deserve to die for that alone." - Bloodsquirt, Bloodshot Reborn #5


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:52:27 pm 
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:34:56 pm
Posts: 1586
Location: North Carolina
Valiant fan since: Since VEI(Turok #1?)
Favorite character: Divinity/Shadowman/LiveWire
Favorite title: Divinity/Imperium/Ninjak
Favorite writer: Kindt/Lemire/Dysart
Favorite artist: Mann/Cafu/De la Torre
Checkmate indeed- :clap:

I just wish with all the exposition, we got to see the HF teams whereabouts and current status.

_________________
#StayValiant


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:57:10 am 
Personal shoe-shopper for Atom!
Personal shoe-shopper for Atom!
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:25:17 pm
Posts: 388
Valiant fan since: 2012
Favorite character: Sunlight On Snow
Favorite title: Archer & Armstrong
Favorite writer: Fred Van Lente
Favorite artist: Raul Allen
SwiftMann wrote:
Wholly disagree that this issue "ties up all the loose ends." From that perspective (and the assumption that DMG has nothing good planned to follow), there's WAY too many loose ends and WAY too much time spent explaining (essentially) one scene from a couple issues ago and then WAY too much time in the other dimension instead of tying up the loose ends.

this is more of an ending to imperium and book of death: harbinger is the ending to the whole saga


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:39:10 pm 
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
User avatar

Joined: Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:19:05 am
Posts: 1764
Location: United Kingdom
Valiant fan since: Mid 90's
Favorite character: X-O
Favorite title: X-O
Favorite writer: V-Ditti & Dysart
Favorite artist: Larosa
Finally got my copy of loved this finish! Very happy that Harada isn’t dead and satisfied with how Dysart explained how we arrived at this point. There’s so much potential with what could happen next with these characters (Stronghold, Ingrid, baby Harada! Etc) however I have zero faith in the current editorial that they can come close to following this up with something appropriate).

5/5 - STUCK. THE. LANDING. :clap:


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:45:52 pm 
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
User avatar

Joined: Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:19:05 am
Posts: 1764
Location: United Kingdom
Valiant fan since: Mid 90's
Favorite character: X-O
Favorite title: X-O
Favorite writer: V-Ditti & Dysart
Favorite artist: Larosa
DirtbagSailor wrote:
DBS’s spoiler-free review: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

VCR’s spoiler LOADED 120% awesome review is linked below!

http://onlythevaliant.com/episodes/vcr217/


Totally agree with the sentiment regarding Valiant’s current regime and the constant poor choices on books and creators being selected. On the same page with Chris about books going forward, mediocre is not good enough and I won’t be supporting those books, my goodwill and patience has run out.

Also agree that the current people in charge seem to have zero interest in what the fans think and are still catering for the mythical crowd which DBS cleverly termed ‘the most vociferous but don’t buy the books’, exactly right.


Top
  Offline Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group