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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.45
Hey--I used to read comics avidly for over 25 years and now don't. I was wondering if any current readers could fill me in on the scoop of this latest MEGA COMIC EVENT TO END ALL MEGA COMIC EVENTS (IF YOU MISS THIS YOU ARE A TOTAL LOSER) storyline?

I DO want to be spoiled if possible. Thanks.



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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.04
http://forums.comicbookresources.com/showthread.php?t=27705&page=1

The very first post in the thread includes a ton o' links about HoM.

Me, I'll probably skip it. It sounds mildly interesting, but I buy enough comics as it is, and with the various Seven Soldiers and Infinite Crisis miniseries added on, well, yeesh. Plus, while I like Bendis in general, "Avengers Disassembled" was a steaming pile of crap and these sorts of huge, world-shaking stories generally aren't his forte (Secret War isn't terribly good so far either).





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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.36
Thanks, Shem--this infor was very helpful.





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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.05
Too funny not to mention here:

Marvel's gotten in trouble with Spain's royal family over HoM. One of the artists involved, Mike Mayhew, drew a cover picture of Magneto wearing a uniform, which he apparently swiped directly from a photo of King Juan Carlos -- and Juan Carlos is not amused at seeing a mutant terrorist wearing his clothes.

For comparison:

http://img255.echo.cx/img255/943/reymagneto7np.jpg

(edited by Shem the Penman on 22.4.05 0102)


Ling-Ling into battle go
Fulfill destiny of the soul
Sever skull of adversary
Shove it in the poo-poo hole

All the children sing:
Kill kill kill kill die die die
Kill kill kill kill die die die....
DrOp
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.35
DAMN. He could have changed SOME of the detailing or background or ANYTHING that would have made it look more like an homage and LESS like blatant THEFT.



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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.05
Some folks who know more about art than me are saying he probably just ran the original picture through Photoshop and stuck Magneto's head on. I guess we're a lot more advanced from the days when lazy artists would just trace someone else's picture...



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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.07
Still, it does look pretty cool.
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