See everything thats been done has tainted how I even see potential from this series and its inability to acknowledge the past (even its own past) makes it unreadable.
On my blog Ive been working on a running list of outstanding/ unexplained issues and/or things that dont make sense.
The list is getting massive in size. I have never read a series with more goofs and problems that has run this long.
Oh and as for the folks saying its "only a mater of time" before our Nova Prime Rich Rider returns, think again. Jeph Loeb and marvel are on a committed push to replace Rich. Don't compare this with past stuff, because marvel has put mucho money into this Sam push.
Its a simple equation, you have to show and tell marvel you want Rich back...and this starts with hitting them in the $. This means not buying Sam books and not buying Sam toys.
: I thought GotG #20 was sloppy (for lack of a
: better term). The writing felt disjointed,
: almost jarring in points. Rich takes down
: Thanos but we didn't see any of it. I
: honestly had to double check that I wasn't
: missing a page.
: And it was rushed. Thanos takes out the
: Revengers in about two seconds by himself
: after it's been made clear everyone had been
: fighting and fighting to a draw for hours.
: And we didn't get to see that either.
: And the art was a real mess. Different
: inkers and different artists. Other than the
: pages where McGuiness obviously had time to
: do them properly (mostly the ones we saw in
: the preview pages), the art was really rough
: to look at. And it didn't flow very well in
: a storytelling way especially at the
: conclusion of Rich's story.
: Two interesting things about Rich's return.
: Given that Rich is back in the 616 but in an
: energy form, it explains how Sam has access
: to the Nova Force. I used to think the Black
: Novas had stored a certain amount of it when
: they were illegally accessing it but now it
: can be said that it's because the Nova Force
: is back.
: Also, I think we saw Rich in Sam's series in
: the beginning. I don't mean Jesse though. In
: Loeb's origin arc, McGuinness made it a
: point to keep showing a blue comet in the
: sky. I never thought that was a throwaway
: point. With the conclusion of GotG #20, I
: think that comet is Rich in his energy form.
: Now if that was planned that way or if it's
: a nice coincidence, I don't know.
: The Nova Prime helmet that Adomox has could
: be Rich's or it could possibly be Malik
: Tarcel's. I'd guess it's Tarcel's since the
: last time we saw him, his helmet had been
: left behind.
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