Ok. Just read it, here are my thoughts. I don't like Bendis' plotting, writing and scripting of comics under almost ALL circumstances since his work on Disassemble.
With that said and looking at the book in hand, I don't believe under any circumstances, in any Universe, can Capt. America's shield hit, let alone cut off, Richard's arm, specially when he is full on Nova blast in the middle of a combat zone. It's as if Bendis just read the description of Rider from 1992 and ignored the hardened and powerful warrior he had grown to become in his adulthood. I feel that It is clear that Bendis either didn't read or just simply doesn't care about what existed prior to his arrival on these books and these characters. Starlord doesn't even look like the character who starred in DNA's work in these flashbacks issues. Didn't he have a beard?? I feel like the whole point of this story arc is to get the true Nova fans to shut up and go away, which should and will never happen.
I will say that the description of Thanos during the battle is awesome, i have to give credit when it is due. That whole narrative was excellent and very enjoyable. But that's all i have on that.
: Oddly enough regarding the whole arm slice
: thingy - guess what's happening to DC's
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