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#21 Avaunt

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 03:05 AM

Heard about it? I had its love-child.  =]
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Posted 20 February 2015 - 11:48 PM

"The most important work of 2015"? "The Watchmen of horror"?

http://www.avatarpre...dence-revealed/

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 06:56 AM

Good old Avatar.

Will it have titties?
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"But that's the whole point, it's supernatural, these things happen.
It's not supposed to be realistic in that sense."

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 09:25 AM

You can bet it'll have more variant covers than it has pages.

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 11:54 AM

so whats the point of variant covers? are there people that buy the comic multiple times because of the picture on the front?

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 02:12 PM

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 09:29 PM

Holy shit, that was the most transcendently egotistical press release I've ever read for a comic. "Guaranteed to cure cancer and get you laid!"

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 12:31 AM

Variant covers just seem awful to me. Darth Vader #1 has 17 (I FIND THEIR LACK OF COMMITMENT DISTURBING) and Star Wars #1 has 35 (A NUMBER SO RIDICULOUS I CANNOT EVEN COME UP WITH A STUPID STAR WARS PUN).

They really don't think much of their audience, it seems. That press release is a similar brand of tasteless, shameless hype.
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Posted 23 February 2015 - 12:39 AM

The best part about the Avatar Moore variants is the existence of a "Women of HP Lovecraft" variant. For some reason I find that deeply hilarious.

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 07:33 AM

No, it actually says "women of HPL". HPL is a hair removal technique.

I mean, okay, it probably stands for H.P. Lovecraft... but this is coming from Avatar... can we really be sure?

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 05:00 PM

View PostIxnay by Night, on 23 February 2015 - 12:39 AM, said:

The best part about the Avatar Moore variants is the existence of a "Women of HP Lovecraft" variant. For some reason I find that deeply hilarious.

So I guess that would be Shub-Niggurath?

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 07:04 PM

View PostGwilym, on 23 February 2015 - 12:31 AM, said:

Star Wars #1 has 35 (A NUMBER SO RIDICULOUS I CANNOT EVEN COME UP WITH A STUPID STAR WARS PUN).

Holy Shit I had to check it out to believe it.

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 10:17 PM

Some variant covers are rare. People spend lots of money on the variants, save them for a few months, and then turn around and sell them for ludicrous amounts of money on EBay.
"Did you think Squirrel Girl #1 was a great comic? With that lame regular cover? Well, guess how awesome Squirrel Girl #1 will be with the exclusive 'Day at the Beach' variant swinsuit cover! For only $200, you can read the exact same story, but with that exclusive cover, making you feel much better inside!"
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Posted 02 March 2015 - 12:43 PM

View PostIxnay by Night, on 23 February 2015 - 12:39 AM, said:

The best part about the Avatar Moore variants is the existence of a "Women of HP Lovecraft" variant. For some reason I find that deeply hilarious.
Sonia Greene, his mum and his aunts?
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(I'd thought this bullshit with multiple covers aimed at collectors with too much money and space went out with the minor comics boom during the '90s: it's quite dismaying that it's started up again.)

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 05:55 AM

Maybe the Providence discussion should go in the, uh, actual Alan Moore thread. My bad, I forgot it existed. :blush:

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 03:45 AM

Providence issue 1: well, that was okay. Lots of panels of people walking around in silence. Most boring cover of 2015. The twist reveal was so familiar, I figure it was intended to be inevitable rather than shocking. I'm on board for issue 2.

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 07:33 AM

That's why there were so many covers.
I got the one with the chap sat near a window.

There was a twist reveal?
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"But that's the whole point, it's supernatural, these things happen.
It's not supposed to be realistic in that sense."

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 10:32 AM

:biggrin:

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 05:17 PM

(i thought the nature of Mr Black's relationship was well-handled for a classic Alan Moore trope.
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"But that's the whole point, it's supernatural, these things happen.
It's not supposed to be realistic in that sense."

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 05:21 AM

Providence #1-I quite enjoyed that. It reminded me of Sandman Mystery Theatre (no, not because the ending was a mystery reveal!). Somehow, I feel this should be about Charles Fort more than Lovecraft. It would make it more interesting than Moore dipping into the Lovecraftian again, that's for sure.
There was a Charles Fort mini-series from Dark Horse, but it was pretty disappointing since things Lovecraftian ended up showing up in there as well.
There are more interesting figures from early-20th century American than H.P., you know?
At least Robert Chambers got a mention, so maybe some comic fans will hunt his work down.
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