It really does suck that Rich is essentially no more. However, the idea of resetting the character is growing on me....as long as it is done well.
Eventually, (hopefully) Sam will turn into the bada$$ we saw Rich become in Annihilation. He is learning and growing as an Avenger. I think Marvel likes the character, but wanted to go a different route. Just giving it a chance bc I love Nova... he just needs to be done right.
It seems as though Marvel likes the character and wants it to do well... New Series with is dad, IG, Nova on Disney's Spiderman, my question is why don't they incorporate him more into their extremely popular mobile gaming? They have a ton of mobile games and he is currently available in 1 of them. Not a huge issue, but if they really want to put him out there, wouldn't you expect him to get some face time?
: Had a chance to flip through it recently.
: Yeah, Ssm Alexander is The Human
: Rocket"...that's Marvel big slap in the
: face of Richard Rider fans. That's how I am
: taking and interpreting this new series. Has
: Marvel ever given Miles Morales the
: "Your Friendly Neighborhood
: Spider-Man", or "The Amazing
: Spider-Man" monikers?
: I was never going to buy or pay money for
: this issue but taking Rider's "Human
: Rocket" title and giving it to Sam like
: its no big deal just gets a very bad vibe
: from me. Sorry, but even if this is Marvel's
: attempt to steer the Sam character in a
: better light with a brand new #1, I and many
: other Classic Nova fans may never truly
: accept the current character that
: conveniently calls himself "Nova".
: Not while Marvel downplays cosmic events
: like Annihilation like it was no big deal,
: and continues belittle many Rider fans in
: subtle and not-so subtle ways.
: --Previous Message--
: I know this is off your topic but it's on
: with Issue 1,
: I really enjoyed reading this issue. It gave
: me the same vibe from when I read the 1st
: issues from Classic Nova Vol 1.
: The way Sam interacted with his class mates
: reminded me of Rich's interactions with
: Bernie and Caps.
: --Previous Message--
: So some of my speculations have been
: - The voice in the last two panels, either
: Worldmind is back or he built another
: computer. Maybe Jesse might be (last)
: Xandarian, possibly from Engineer caste or
: Nova Corps' expectations for its members to
: maintain their equipment.
: - Either Sam's helmet is allowing him to get
: less sleep or he might be part alien with
: "space physiology" (maybe Kaelynn
: is too young to properly show up). Note that
: only Kaelynn and Sam are able to use the
: helmet and possibly Nova force sliver
: (depends how much of ordinary Xandarians are
: exposed to Worldmind's energy) might play a
: Well, I kinda make this thread on whether my
: theories are becoming true.
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