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'I knew we weren’t doing a “Monsters Unleashed” tie-in, but I did want to bring back American Kaiju in some capacity, so I figured it might be fun to do the opposite of a tie-in – an entire crossover in one issue. That’s “Monsters N’ S.H.I.E.L.D.”, which has its own Alpha and Omega issue contained within the issue, and also runs through “Deadpool Into Fear” and “Hulk: King of the In-Crowd,” so make sure you have every issue of both of those incredibly long-running mags, or you’ll be completely lost.' -- Al Ewing

















Date: 2017-04-15 10:37 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] philippos42
Kind of a throwback, isn't it? In a fun way.

Date: 2017-04-16 12:19 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thanekos
It's a good thing General Maverick prevented Geraldo Rivera from discovering Al Capone's mystic tommy gun on live TV.

Date: 2017-04-16 09:43 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] glprime
God I'm glad I'm not the only one thinking of that.

Date: 2017-04-17 08:14 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] burkeonthesly
I'll board that train.

Of course Ross ninja'd Capone's vault. He had the greater mustache.

Date: 2017-04-16 08:21 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] superboyprime
It says a lot about how weak Monsters Unleashed was that Ewing, a writer who's previously always been very game about tying into events, apparently took a look at it and went "nope."

Date: 2017-04-16 07:53 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Everything I've heard or scene suggests Monster Unleashed wasn't weak, but a very enjoyable crossover that just suffered from dreadful promotion.

Date: 2017-04-19 08:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kore
Yeah, from what I read it was supposed to be a fun little interlude between CW II and Secret Empire, bringing a lot of the heroes back together (before they all got split apart again). But CW II ran so late it got eclipsed, and then all the Secret Empire buzz happened. I didn't like the one-shot crossovers much but the original mini was enjoyable.

Date: 2017-04-16 07:54 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
I don't know, it wasn't profound or anything, but it was fairly contained and I don't recall anything in it offending me. Two things I can't say about most Marvel events.

Date: 2017-04-19 08:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kore
And it had Elsa Bloodstone! She was the reason I picked it up.

Date: 2017-04-16 08:15 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lordultimus
Did Monsters Unleashed have any crossovers at all, actually? That's not a knock on it, that's a legitimate query.

Date: 2017-04-19 07:58 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kore
Yeah, but they were all one-shots -- All-New X-Men, Avengers, Champions, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Totally Awesome Hulk and Uncanny Inhumans.

Date: 2017-04-16 08:26 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thanekos
To be fair, the tie-ins for Monsters Unleashed were all #1.MU oneshots, none of which were worked on by their origin book's creative teams.

The pace US Avengers' progressing at, a tie-in couldn't get anything other than " .. they're here. Yeah. " done.

"Not-Ross"

Date: 2017-04-16 09:44 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] glprime
Glad somebody said it. Thanks, Deadpool.

Date: 2017-04-18 05:02 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ozaline
I like how the daily bugle is using Mortal Kombat writing now.

Date: 2017-06-05 04:04 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] junipepper
"Kindly couple..." That's awesome.

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