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Jason Ladwig
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Joined: April 29 2020
Location: United States
Posts: 144
Posted: April 08 2021 at 6:19am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Only four pages in and this may be one of the best issues I have ever read, of any series, ever. Its brilliant Mr. Byrne. Even if you didn't know what was going on in Elsewhen, you instantly realize the basics, there is an urgent pace, the action is so well depicted. The backgrounds to asteroid M and the control room are fantastic.
Its just...great!
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L Hunt
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Joined: November 20 2020
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 126
Posted: April 08 2021 at 7:13am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Love that last panel in particular today.

Also, thanks JB for introducing me to the word 'roil'.
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Jonathan Kaye
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: September 12 2008
Posts: 103
Posted: April 08 2021 at 7:13am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

If this had a cover, we all know what it would say, right?  

Because “face it, true believers — this one has it all!”

Today’s page is a masterpiece, JB.

Alt-Kurt's bravery shines in the spotlight -- and in the shadows, perhaps there's the first hint of alt-Scott growing a spine!
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Wallace Sellars
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Joined: May 01 2004
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Posted: April 08 2021 at 7:20am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

These pages remind me of the inexorable onslaught of the id monster from Forbidden Planet. No matter haw many barriers were placed in its path, the creature could not be stopped!
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Eric Sofer
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Joined: January 31 2014
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Posted: April 08 2021 at 7:42am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Jason K. Fulton: "... they end up running away at the first sign of repercussions."

I'm sure the police and FBI have been out to get Magneto and the M-Men for a while. But I doubt that an enraged Thunder God is quite the "first sign." Hell, I'd run away from Thor in that state, and I never did nothin' wrong!
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Philippe Pinoli
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Joined: September 03 2004
Location: France
Posts: 1307
Posted: April 08 2021 at 8:34am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

I take this incredible page as one of my
birthday presents. Thanks for it JB, the
sense of urgency springs from these panels
as...death from a vengeful god knocks on
the door ! And Alt-Kurt has hero last
words.
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Jason K Fulton
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Joined: September 23 2016
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Posts: 551
Posted: April 08 2021 at 8:43am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Eric - I'm not sure the FBI and the police count as adequate deterrents when you're actively murdering super heroes and/or live on an asteroid. This strikes me as the first time these guys have received actual push-back.
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Richard Palmgren
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Joined: May 31 2009
Location: United States
Posts: 324
Posted: April 08 2021 at 8:51am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

2 quick things:

1. LOVED that "BKOOOM" sound effect!  and the curving of it reinforced the sound somehow!

2. When Thor entered the mix, my mind went to him using his little-referenced "dimension-warping" powers to banish the group.  The Kurt angle is more diabolical for sure.

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James Johnson
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Joined: March 16 2009
Location: United States
Posts: 1646
Posted: April 08 2021 at 9:08am | IP Logged | 9 post reply

....I'm not sure the FBI and the police count as adequate deterrents when you're actively murdering super heroes and/or live on an asteroid. This strikes me as the first time these guys have received actual push-back.....

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Jason,

Add to the fact that their attack on the Avengers Mansion was more of a "bombing" than a physical confrontation.  So far, these guys seem to be bullies.

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John Byrne

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Joined: May 11 2005
Posts: 128029
Posted: April 08 2021 at 9:55am | IP Logged | 10 post reply

So far, these guys seem to be bullies.

••

My job here is done!

(Actually, the job begun by Stan and Jack in Magneto's earliest appearances.)

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Tim O Neill
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Joined: April 16 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 10802
Posted: April 08 2021 at 10:10am | IP Logged | 11 post reply


Nightcrawler even looks cool when he is bathed in light. He's somehow
creepier without the shadows!


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Steven Queen
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Joined: February 28 2020
Location: United States
Posts: 580
Posted: April 08 2021 at 10:14am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

The silhouettes of the figures in the bottom panel are SO dynamic!

You sir are an artistic genius.
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