I do hope many of the other issues are addressed: Namorita, Robbie, Garthaan Saal, etc.
: Spoilers for anyone who hasn't already seen
: the preview pages.
: I was happy with the issue as well and
: definitely recommend adding it to your Nova
: collection; I'm looking forward to the next
: two issues. Bendis did seem to be writing a
: somewhat younger, less war-weary Rich, which
: is a contrast to the one we've seen since
: Annihilation. That said, the change is not
: unwelcome, and even supported by a slight
: shift in tone at the very end of the Thanos
: Imperative; Rich and Pete seem almost
: frivolous as they charge headlong toward
: certain death, and this tone is carried over
: Aside from a few missed opportunities (at
: one point Rich says "geez" when a
: "blue blazes!" would have fit
: perfectly), I was actually pleased and
: impressed with the way that Bendis wrote
: Drax didn't read quite right to me, but then
: again he was plagued with this throughout
: TTI and even now in the new GotG run.
: Overall I think he's just a difficult
: character to write for. This might be
: irksome to someone on the Drax The Destroyer
: message boards, but to me it's a minor (and
: chronic) issue.
: I completely agree with everyone who has
: praised McGuinness's art and the
: accompanying coloring; really fantastic. The
: art in this comic reminded me why 10 year
: old TJ liked comics in the first place, and
: it was a real joy to look through. there's
: several great pages in there that any Nova
: fan would be happy to have a poster of in
: their collection.
: Finally, I thought it was completely
: unexpected and pretty ingenious to have them
: find the Cancer-verse version of the
: Worldmind! And the revelation about Sam
: being the sole-surviving member of the
: Cancer-verse Nova Corps? Mind=Blown. Totally
: explained what Pheonix-cyclops was talking
: about in AvX.
: Nah I'm just messing with you guys. Like we
: said, no spoilers.
: --Previous Message--
: I picked up GOTG #18 today and found a
: Nova as well, so it was a pretty good day.
: No spoilers, but whoever wrote that the
: story wasn's that good, but the art was nice
: was way off in my books. I enjoyed the
: story that BMB has started to craft, even if
: I might not like how it turns out. If
: you're a fan, IMO you're doing yourself a
: disservice if you don't pick it up.
: Can't wait until next month to pick up GOTG
: #19! It's kind of fun to have something to
: look forward to each month again.
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