: Jesse needs major work to rectify himself as a
: character. First we have to get over what
: doesnít really make sense about his
: timeline. Speaking here we have some
: indication he had a relationship with Cosmo
: (never been mentioned prior to Vol. 4) And
: definitely some indication he had a
: relationship with Rocket and Gamora (again
: very clunky in terms of how this is
: 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...
: --Previous Message--
: 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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