May 31, 2013

Upon seeing this week's X-MEN #1...


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  1. I feel her.

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  2. There is an undeniable measure of truth in this statement....

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  3. Oh, honey. NONE of the X-Men titles are important.

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  4. "Fool me once..."

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  5. There's an alternate universe where you can start at #1 of a comic and read them in numerical order and actually be reading them in order of release, from beginning to end. That must be a nice universe to live in.

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    1. Must be the universe I live in.

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  6. See people, this is what we need. Simple sarcasm without all the snark.

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  7. The guy that works the counter at my local comic shoppe likes to complain about people calling up offering to sell their copy of X-Men #1. I kept wanting to put one of my other friends up to calling about X-Men #2 and send him in with my copy of X-Men #2 from 1963 as a joke. It would probably be funnier if I had X-Men 1. I could pull it off with Fantastic Four #1 but it would not be as funny.

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  8. Then once Marvel realizes they're about to hit a milestone number, they'll just combine the volumes. "No. This isn't X-Men 29. It's... uh.. X-Men 750! Yeah, that's the ticket."

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  9. She still bought it, though...

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    1. How do you know?

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  10. I bought it. Not because i thought it would be important, but I kinda liked the idea that the ladies of the team were going to be in the spotlight without it being just stupid cheesecake. It was a pretty cool issue. Not an "important" one, but a pretty cool one.

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  11. Yeah, she was "bamboozled" into buying all those comics she actually didn't want!

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    1. Well, with the power of Hindsight, a fan can convince herself that she was duped to make her own purchasing choices, or that she was doing so Ironically.

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