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Following up on brooms post, ComicBookResources one more page from the preview.

... and Quentin Quire will be Brad Pitt.... ok, maybe not Brad.... Rory Culkin.

Quentin... you HAD to say it...

Date: 2012-02-17 03:40 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
God, this book never fails at making me happy. XD

Date: 2012-02-17 03:52 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
still can't get behind the art... to grotesque (in the sense of the physical distortions not necissarily "ugly") they look all squishy and pinched....

Date: 2012-02-17 04:04 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] dorksidefiker
And Logan doesn't think for a moment that maybe a casino that caters to all kinds of species with all kinds of powers might have people watching for things like telepaths using their powers to cheat?

Hell, if I ran a casino in that universe, even one on earth, I'd make a point of hiring people who can watch for that kind of thing, and invest in a lot of power nullifiers while I was at it.

Date: 2012-02-17 04:07 pm (UTC)
crinos: (Default)
From: [personal profile] crinos
Yeah but that's what makes it fun.

Date: 2012-02-17 04:32 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Up to a point yes, but then it just makes Logan look like an idiot.

Date: 2012-02-17 05:03 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] auggie18
I think that, assuming he isn't using Q as a distraction, he'd be relying more on the kid's super intellegence thing than his telepathy thing.

Date: 2012-02-17 06:19 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] nyadnar17
To be honest I don't think I have ever seen a species able to ease drop on a shielded TP conversation before. Its possible the Kid Omega screwed up and made an unshielded link.

Personally I think this whole mission is more about Logan trying to get a feel for what Quentin is really capable of more than anything else. I mean didn't Logan flat out say a few issues back that none of them have any idea what Quentin's real power set is other than TP and the occasional TK?

Date: 2012-02-18 10:41 am (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
I don't recall him being telekinetic to be honest, I thought he was a telepath only.

Date: 2012-02-17 04:48 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] pallas_athena
Is Quentin really that much of a genius compared to, say, Beast or Dr. Nemesis?

Date: 2012-02-17 04:56 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
Yeah but he doesn't do anything with it. Beast and Nemesis invent stuff all the time, the smartest thing Quentin's done recently is turn his brain into a video game and trap Wolverine and Armor in it.

Date: 2012-02-17 07:42 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Note Logan doesn't say he is, only that Quentin SAYS he is... and Quentin's ego can draw nearby small planetoids into orbit around it.

Date: 2012-02-17 08:11 pm (UTC)
biod: Cute Galactus (Default)
From: [personal profile] biod
"Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and you're using me for gambling".

Date: 2012-02-17 08:26 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
I wish I found Quentin one tenth as amusing as Marvin the Paranoid Android.

Date: 2012-02-17 08:27 pm (UTC)
biod: Cute Galactus (Default)
From: [personal profile] biod
You and me both.

Date: 2012-02-17 06:43 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
Wait, why does the intergalactic casino have currency that can be used on Earth?

Date: 2012-02-17 06:47 pm (UTC)
dorksidefiker: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dorksidefiker
I'm sure there are places on Earth and on other planets where one could get the currency exchanged, for gold or other valuable minerals, if nothing else.

Date: 2012-02-17 07:41 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
A Currency Conversion agency on a planet like that would make a MINT in commissions.

Date: 2012-02-17 08:44 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Kelda)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
Don't you usually buy chips to gamble with? So presumably the casino itself accepts/pays out in a wide variety of currency.

Date: 2012-02-17 08:05 pm (UTC)
biod: Cute Galactus (Default)
From: [personal profile] biod
"What could possibly go wrong?"
Should someone ever say that, you are allowed to smack that person.

Date: 2012-02-17 08:28 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
"There's no turning back...."

"Did you have to say that? 'There's no turning back?' That's almost as bad as 'Nothing could possibly go wrong' or 'This'll be the best Christmas Walford's ever had.' "

Date: 2012-02-18 05:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] q99
"There's no turning back" isn't quite as bad. Normally it's when you know there's trouble already, and while it pretty much guarantees trouble, it also often comes with success.

Date: 2012-02-19 05:41 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] roguefankc
Should someone ever say that, you are allowed to smack that person.[/quote]

No, no. You should be allowed to use the person as cannon fodder or as a meat shield. It makes his last words so much more satisfyingly ironic. XD

Date: 2012-02-18 04:47 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Pretty sure Wolvie when he was twelve was a bit of a dandy :)

Date: 2012-02-18 10:38 am (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
His crimes were against fashion! Why on one occasion he only had TWO buttons on his waistcoat done up!

Date: 2012-02-20 02:06 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] donnblake
He was still pretty young when he killed a man and went on the run, wasn't he?

Date: 2012-02-20 04:26 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Yea, but riots and international incidents were a long way off.


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