One person for an entire series spanning from the start to the end of the series is a run right? Maybe between series like Aaron’s Wolverine arc. An artist run is what I want to talk about because I’ve been finishing and starting them and I’ve been wondering what a run is in comics, how writers (and artists) approach them and just how much of this is praying over and over that you get the time you need to tell the story. Remender got a chance with Uncanny X-force.
It started with Rick Remender’s UNCANNY AVENGERS #3. A clone of the Red Skull is using the power of Professor X to turn humans against mutants. As the Skull turned his power onto Thor to use the Thunder God’s Aryan features to inspire his new Reich, I realized that there were two other members of the Avengers with Aryan appeal: Havok and Captain America. Then remembered the rest of the team (Wolverine, Rogue, and Scarlet Witch) wouldn’t get kicked out of a country club either.
The Uncanny Avengers were all white, a dynamic not seen in an Avengers or X-Men comic since the 70’s.
This week, Ziah gives out awards to each comic totally unlike that other place that won awards and is super great. Anyway, Ziah did this because there were a lot of great things out this week, and he didn’t want to only give a best award. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Except turkeys. I guess it’s kind of an unfortunate holiday.
This week, AvX ends, finally, with three words. “No more Bullshit [tie-ins, shoddy writing, and largely rushed art, and a plot that makes sense only if you’re a brain-damaged incontinent with a massive cocaine addiction]”. Ok, I might be paraphrasing that last part. Here’s some comic reviews up in your face.