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Jason Fulton
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 6:47pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Personally, I'd go with Ultron, because he always comes back.

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Greg Nyman
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 6:50pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Man, the commissions lately have been like Homerun Derby and JB keeps knocking them out of the park!
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Brian Miller
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:03pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Is this Nefaria the same one the X-Men faced in issues 94 & 95? You know, the one in the plane with Thunderbird?
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Daniel Kendrick
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:05pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Brian: yes
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Matt Linton
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:06pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I always think of Kang, Loki, and Ultron as the big three Avengers villains.
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Wallace Sellars
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:10pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Wow.  Yup, Kirby is KING... but JB makes a heckuva PRINCE!
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Didier Yvon Paul Fayolle
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:13pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

I am so jealous !

I need to stop looking at those commissions ! They are all so beautiful !

And in the new place, there is a place reserved on the wall for whatever I want to put there, and my wife said OK for something from Mister B.

I just hesitate between a commission ( there is that one that I have in mind ! ) or a original page ! I just cannot make up my mind !

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Chris Durnell
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:16pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

One of the things Jim Shooter did very well in that first run on Avengers (can't remember exactly, but it was 150-180 or so) was having the one villain no single hero could withstand - Graviton, Nefaria, Ultron.  Shooter was in prime form during that run.  One gets the impression that the Avengers could have lost each of those fights, and that any other group of heroes would not have won at all.  Even as great as Roger Stern's run would be, he did not create the same tension around single villains - except when he used Graviton in the West Coast limited series.

 

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John Mietus
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:28pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

I really enjoyed that era of the Avengers. Great commission, JB.
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Joe Zhang
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 7:46pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

"Even as great as Roger Stern's run would be, he did not create the same tension around single villains - except when he used Graviton in the West Coast limited series."

I think he did a great job of it in the late 90's miniseries, Avengers Infinity.
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Jason Fulton
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 8:06pm | IP Logged | 11 post reply

Might want to toss that in the 'Coloring JB's Work' thread, John.
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John Bodin
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Posted: August 27 2006 at 8:19pm | IP Logged | 12 post reply

Good suggestion, Jason -- done and done! 

THANKS!

:-)
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