Date: 2012-04-18 05:56 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arilou_skiff
Ouch, putting your sorrows in a stone dragon never helps anyone. It's what Robin Hobb taught me.

Also: Heh. Goat-invasion.
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Date: 2012-04-18 08:49 pm (UTC)
rainspirit: (damiel)
From: [personal profile] rainspirit
Bloody hell, Ebot, did you really have to spoil that for me? I haven't even finished volume 2 of Locke & Key!

Your fascination with the skeeviest moments in comics can really ruin it for other people sometimes.

Date: 2012-04-18 08:50 pm (UTC)
espanolbot: (Default)
From: [personal profile] espanolbot
Sorry. :( The comic's been out for over a year, so I thought that it was okay in terms of spoilers. That and I don't know the code.

Will delete the post anyhoo.

Date: 2012-04-19 04:12 pm (UTC)
rainspirit: (Default)
From: [personal profile] rainspirit
Appreciated, sorry for losing my temper.

Date: 2012-04-19 04:21 am (UTC)
goattoucher: (Bueno)
From: [personal profile] goattoucher
Goat invasion, you say?

I would like to subscribe to your newsletter.

Date: 2012-04-18 06:01 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: (ask the questions)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
wow...this was batshit insane.... AND poigniant (sp?) damn... this was really good. i actually have no words.... at least Betsy can still love... right?

Date: 2012-04-18 06:15 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
at least Betsy can still love... right?

If the last page is any indication...maybe?

Date: 2012-04-18 06:14 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
That's one thing I really like about this series--this isn't taking the easy, "extreme" route with it's premise. They kill their enemies because they believe it's necessary, but they still feel pain and remorse from their decisions. It makes the threats they fight feel that much more powerful and effective.

Date: 2012-04-18 06:29 pm (UTC)
auggie18: (Default)
From: [personal profile] auggie18
Man, that first art swings back and forth between pretty good and pretty not. Really digging the second art, though.

Date: 2012-04-18 07:04 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] wtfomfg2
Ooooooh that comment about Brian making Betsy do it sent shivers down my whole body.

Date: 2012-04-18 07:29 pm (UTC)
biod: (Sad Batman)
From: [personal profile] biod
I'd seen some of these scans before, but "Braddock brothers, together to the end" drove it home. My soul hurts.

Date: 2012-04-18 08:00 pm (UTC)
tsunamiwombat: (Default)
From: [personal profile] tsunamiwombat


and if it's that kind of time paradoxcouldn't they break the timeline:
by informing Jaime of what he would eventually do
preventing him from ever doing it
preventing the event from ever occuring
preventing -this- from ever occuring

come to think of it wouldn't killing Jaime prevent the need for killed jaime thus preventing the killing of jaime?

Terrible Art. Terrible Writing.

Date: 2012-04-18 11:01 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] silicondream
For that matter, shouldn't the timeline be broken already? I mean, current Jamie has obviously realized that Evil Goat Demon Is Evil, so presumably future Jamie won't make a bargain with him. Unless future Jamie has amnesia, because he resurrected due to Comics! after Betsy murdered him.

Ugh. The whole thing can be avoided simply by murdering Jamie Braddock whenever you see him. There's a 92% chance he's currently a homicidal lunatic anyway.

Date: 2012-04-19 10:57 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] the_eleven
The whole thing can be avoided simply by murdering Jamie Braddock whenever you see him.

Yes, and this should have been a rule ever since that one bit in the Alan Davis run on Captain Britain. Jamie Braddock clearly forfeited his humanity early on in every incarnation I have ever seen, WON'T YOU LEARN BRIAN?

Date: 2012-04-19 07:47 am (UTC)
kusonaga: (Default)
From: [personal profile] kusonaga
Have you read any previous X-Force issues? I'll give you the art, but not the writing.

Date: 2012-04-19 02:15 pm (UTC)
biod: Cute Galactus (Default)
From: [personal profile] biod
Yeah, but since the Goats are beings from beyond time and space, their deal has already happened, and going back in time in the MU only creates an alternate reality, not a fixed one.
Wibbely-Wobbely, Timey-Wimey.

Date: 2012-04-18 08:17 pm (UTC)
protogarrett: (Default)
From: [personal profile] protogarrett
Remember when we said X-Force was going to b a big fail and called it Stabbity Force and now it's one of the best books Marvel has?

Just reminding everyone that not all new changes that come around in comics will be bad. Fans just hate change.

Date: 2012-04-19 07:57 am (UTC)
jcbaggee: Jesus (Default)
From: [personal profile] jcbaggee
"And it's well-written, but most of the team members are pretty unsympathetic."

Well, yeah, they're a handpicked black ops wetworks team. They're supposed to be pretty unsympathetic.

Date: 2012-04-19 01:24 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] jlbarnett
If she didn't feel any grief then there's no reason to rub Brian's nose in it. Even the other emotions she'd feel in this situation, like anger at Brian refusing to do it, would be based out of sorrow that she had to kill Jamie.

So if she can't feel that then there's nothing to trigger those other emotions

Date: 2012-04-19 04:07 am (UTC)
nefrekeptah: (Default)
From: [personal profile] nefrekeptah
that kind of brings up the problem about a character with no emotion; there's really no such thing.

Date: 2012-04-19 02:17 pm (UTC)
biod: Cute Galactus (Default)
From: [personal profile] biod
Perhaps she didn't get rid of her sorrow so much as redirect the input into the appropriate emotion when she should feel it.


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