Sunday, August 15, 2010

Random Thoughts And Discoveries

JSA All-Stars:

I have no idea who she is, where she came from, or how long she's existed, but I'm very happy to see Anna Fortune continue on with the JSA. Maybe it's the art of Freddie Williams, but she looks damn cool. Having a gun that fires magic bullets doesn't hurt either.

Brightest Day:
So far I'm not that in to the series, although atleast now it seems to be heading somewhere. What caught my eye last issue though, is (predictably, I know) the White Lantern redesign of Firestorm.

That is AWESOME. I would kill to get hold of the original art for that (hell, even just a scan would make me happy), and it's not often I can say that (outside of covers and the like, which we all know you need a ton of money for).

Hercules- Twilight Of A God:
This jumped out at me unexpectedly while browsing the shelves.

Holy crap, is that the Silver Surfer? WTF? That's one hell of a reinvention, and while it's probably someone pretending to be him, it still looks intruiging. I'm being strong willed and holding off reading it until the final issue (#4) is out next month.

Just as an aside, does anyone else recognise this scene from a certain movie?

Yeah, I'm strong willed enough not to read it, but not strong enough to avoid flicking through it.

Iron Man:
These have probably been out for months, but I only just noticed them (it's not like Dr Pepper has a high profile in New Zealand):

In the last week I've managed to track down #s 1, 3, 8, & 9. I have no lofty ambition to collect them all, but they're kinda cool.

My local comic shop never got back to me about getting a copy of the Voltron miniatures game when it appeared in Previews, but the wargaming shop got them in anyway. Score!

Apart from the figures being in need of a repaint (which was expected), the only thing I don't like about this set is the big V's Blazing Sword.

Seems a little more bent than I remember ;) It's fixable, but annoying that I should have to.

1 comment:

The Irredeemable Shag said...

I agree. The White Lantern looks pretty sweet! If you ever get the original art, let me know! I'd love to see the pencil/ink work.

The Irredeemable Shag