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Linkara's "Atop The Fourth Wall" Reviews Talkback II: Man Harder (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Comic Book Culture' started by HellCat, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Chaotix12345

    Chaotix12345 Guh-huh!

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    Those Nintendo comics are wonderfully wacky, though I've never heard of Blip magazine before Midnight of AT4W Live. Regarding the Game Boy comics, I wonder who's idea it was to make an unlikable jerk the de facto central character? I mean, he doesn't want to get his mother involved in the weirdness, but he has no problem taking her money and car?

    Another nice, touching tribute to Justin, aka JewWario. A week later and I still can't believe it.
     
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    Incidentally, this is the first Nintendo Comic System comic he reviewed that I haven't read (have the first two issues in "The Best of NCS" Hardcover.
     
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    These Game Boy Adventure comics are pretty ridiculously fun with their concept. Just the combination of Mario flying in his plane right along side a more realistic plane is pretty funny. Making the main character into such an unlikable jerk was a pretty odd choice, but it does provide Linkara with quite a bit of material too.

    The tribute to Justin at the end was really touching. Going off script makes it even more personal and it ended on a sweet note.
     
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    PapaGreg Peppermint tea for me

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    I know this has been said before but man has Image come a long way seriously they went from Youngblood to freaggin Saga
     
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    John Pannozzi Still Gritty after all these years

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    And perhaps ironically that's in part due to their current publisher Eric Stephenson, who was brought into the Image fold by Liefeld and actually scripted this issue. ;)
     
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    Linkara's Tumblr

    Yeah, didn't pick up on this before, but Linkara cameoed in StH #257.
     
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    Gatomon41 Free Equestrian Forces

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    Sweet, I just learned that from Twitter. Congrats, Linkara! :D
     
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    An alright review - the major issue I seem to have with it is the fact the movie itself has been covered in depth by several reviewers. The interesting thing was more how the comic attempted to retell the story, but like fails due to not being able to supplement the movie. Bad adaptations do nothing but retell the same story. Good ones add something that the source does not. The closest it does is adding the deleted scene were Kirk orbital skydives - which was also in the Jr. novelization.

    Although, I did enjoy seeing Linkara go Trek Mode again.
     
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    Interesting that like manga, the term used for photo comics is just the word for comics in another language.
     
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    Linkara goes on another non-espionage adventure with Starchild in SCI-Spy #5.

    Also, he's posted his next list of upcoming reviews:

    Bill and Ted, some more Power Rangers comic action, and Red Hood and the Outlaws finally gets its due.
     
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