Next, we would need more on the black Novas and what went on there. What we've gotten so far was not delivered well.
Last, we need to understand the clunky character issues he had. I mean why did he retire from being a super hero? Just because he had a family? I mean a lot of superheroes have families! What happened to the drinking? Why was he so depressed? This also kind of conflicts with him allowing Sam to superhero around or just leaving the helmet not even locked up. (Again, clunky)
Personally, thatís a lot to overcome. If marvel wants sort out his character...they need to get to work, because for now, he's a big monkey on the back in terms of ever even swallowing this material...and that even includes Sam.
Lastly, I really donít like the Jesse character because he is sorta based on this older version of Rich, perhaps sans the annihilation experience. He looks like him, he acts brash like Rich did, now he is even sporting an older Rich Style uniform that looks near exactly like his 3rd New Warriors Uniform, albeit Denarion rank. As Iíve said, an active Jesse in this role just makes the reason Rich ďneeds to be deadĒ all the more hollow and silly. In fact, I think this is so clunky, I am still convinced Jesse will be revealed to be some time flung version of Richard Rider.
We will see what marvel does. As always, I have a feeling we will be very disappointed with where it goes...
: Well, I am imagining like a flashback on his
: days as a Nova, and possibly revealing that
: he's a Xandarian in his cadet days (and
: crashlanded on Earth and fell in love with
: Eva) that would make Sam as "first
: human hybrid who is both colored and had
: married parents (see Hulkling and Peter Quil
: who are both white and illegitimate child,
: though the former is green from Skrull
: heritage). Would be interesting if Grandma
: Alexander turned out to be a pissed-off
: Centurion and would get her equipment looted
: for Jesse's Nova costume.
: --Previous Message--
: Picture for Nova #2 shows Sam and a dude in
: an Rider-style uniform.
: Synopsis is that it is Sam and Jesse.
: So effectively, this is a continuation of
: the cancelled Sam Alexander run.
: I am not sure I am up for that. I'll
: probably pick up the first one or two to
: see. But I was let down by the last run.
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