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28th Jun '17 9:45:52 AM TheMightyHeptagon
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* ''ComicBook/{{Gambit}}: House of Cards''. Despite being one of the biggest {{Ensemble Darkhorse}}s in ''ComicBook/XMen'', everybody's favorite card-throwing Cajun seems to have a hard time getting successful solo series. Which is a shame, because the six-part "House of Cards" (the first story arc in his short-lived 2005 solo comic) is one of the most unabashedly fun X-Men stories out there. It covers the Ragin' Cajun returning to his roots as a thief in New Orleans during a break from the X-Men, and getting roped into a web of supernatural intrigue after he's hired to steal a deck of powerful Tarot cards from a wealthy local sorcerer. There's plenty of action and surprises to go around, but the real treat here is the cast; with the X-Men gone ([[spoiler:save for a pretty memorable cameo from ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}]]), the series fills in the gaps with its own supporting cast drawn from the seedy New Orleans underworld, managing some impressive world-building in a limited space. There's the GentlemanWizard Morgan Penrose, Penrose's manipulative sexpot niece Lily, Remy's CoolOldGuy pal Dan Down ([[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane who may or may not receive supernatural messages from playing cards]]), the sassy fortune-teller[=/=]master hacker Madame Camille d'Aubigne, the fish-faced mutant hitman Alphonse, the mutant crime lord Orlean Cooper ([[spoiler:who is secretly a demon]]), and Remy's brutal [[TheRival rival]] "Fast Jack" Jessup; all of them play their own vital roles in the plot, culminating in a climax worthy of Creator/RaymondChandler. Sadly, the next two story arcs in the series are pretty forgettable, but "House of Cards" is still well worth a read if you can track down a copy of the trade.
27th Jun '17 5:09:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''TrinityAngels'', which is quirky and fun, but is often ignored by even VH2-era Valiant fans, and is the only VH2-originated Valiant property to not even rate an entry in TheOtherWiki.

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* ''TrinityAngels'', which is quirky and fun, but is often ignored by even VH2-era Valiant fans, and is the only VH2-originated Valiant property to not even rate an entry in TheOtherWiki.Wiki/TheOtherWiki.
21st Dec '16 10:57:06 PM Tomodachi
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* [[ComicBook/{{Ultraduck}}]], by mexican author Edgar Delgado who works at Marvel. While it may not be the most original tale ever, is still a charming tale of a young man trying to grow up to impress his crush, while becoming a cool superhero. It has really good artwork, with a nice feel of a superhero tale, and is pretty cool! Keep in mind i'm talking about the remake, which you can find on Comixology, not the original one, which is charming on his own amateur right, but the remake shows how much the author has improved over the years.

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* [[ComicBook/{{Ultraduck}}]], ComicBook/{{Ultraduck}}, by mexican author Edgar Delgado who works at Marvel. While it may not be the most original tale ever, is still a charming tale of a young man trying to grow up to impress his crush, while becoming a cool superhero. It has really good artwork, with a nice feel of a superhero tale, and is pretty cool! Keep in mind i'm talking about the remake, which you can find on Comixology, not the original one, which is charming on his own amateur right, but the remake shows how much the author has improved over the years.
21st Dec '16 10:55:50 PM Tomodachi
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* [[ComicBook/Ultraduck]], by mexican author Edgar Delgado who works at Marvel. While it may not be the most original tale ever, is a charming tale of a young man trying to grow up to impress his crush, while becoming a cool superhero. It has really good artwork, and is pretty cool! Keep in mind i'm talking about the remake, which you can find on Comixology, not the original one, which is charming on his own amateur right, but the remake shows how much the author has improved over the years.

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* [[ComicBook/Ultraduck]], [[ComicBook/{{Ultraduck}}]], by mexican author Edgar Delgado who works at Marvel. While it may not be the most original tale ever, is still a charming tale of a young man trying to grow up to impress his crush, while becoming a cool superhero. It has really good artwork, with a nice feel of a superhero tale, and is pretty cool! Keep in mind i'm talking about the remake, which you can find on Comixology, not the original one, which is charming on his own amateur right, but the remake shows how much the author has improved over the years.
21st Dec '16 10:47:03 PM Tomodachi
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* [[ComicBook/Ultraduck]], by mexican author Edgar Delgado who works at Marvel. While it may not be the most original tale ever, is a charming tale of a young man trying to grow up to impress his crush, while becoming a cool superhero. It has really good artwork, and is pretty cool! Keep in mind i'm talking about the remake, which you can find on Comixology, not the original one, which is charming on his own amateur right, but the remake shows how much the author has improved over the years.
18th Sep '16 1:22:51 PM nombretomado
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* The ''ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' manga-style comic by Tania del Rio. This could have been just a cheap gimmick by ArchieComics. Instead, Tania took the manga idea beyond the look: it had good characters, a detailed mythos, and an actual arc.

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* The ''ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' manga-style comic by Tania del Rio. This could have been just a cheap gimmick by ArchieComics.Franchise/ArchieComics. Instead, Tania took the manga idea beyond the look: it had good characters, a detailed mythos, and an actual arc.
6th Aug '16 9:43:34 AM nombretomado
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* ''Chase'', a DC comic book from late '90s. The premise -- a (mostly) normal woman solving metahuman-related crimes in the DCUniverse -- was ahead of its time. It had a complex main character, a solid cast, and great art, but it was ingloriously cancelled after only 10 issues -- and the last issue was a crossover with ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' that was completely unrelated to the main story. Thankfully, DC had the decency to wrap up the unresolved plot threads in their 2000 annuals, and Chase herself later became a supporting character in ''Comicbook/{{Manhunter}}''... which was also too good to last.

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* ''Chase'', a DC comic book from late '90s. The premise -- a (mostly) normal woman solving metahuman-related crimes in the DCUniverse Franchise/DCUniverse -- was ahead of its time. It had a complex main character, a solid cast, and great art, but it was ingloriously cancelled after only 10 issues -- and the last issue was a crossover with ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' that was completely unrelated to the main story. Thankfully, DC had the decency to wrap up the unresolved plot threads in their 2000 annuals, and Chase herself later became a supporting character in ''Comicbook/{{Manhunter}}''... which was also too good to last.
31st Jul '16 9:54:54 AM nombretomado
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** And in 2011, Jaime returns as part of [[DCComics DC's]] [[ComicBook/{{New52}} big relaunch]], keeping his costume and supporting cast.

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** And in 2011, Jaime returns as part of [[DCComics DC's]] Creator/{{DC|Comics}}'s [[ComicBook/{{New52}} big relaunch]], keeping his costume and supporting cast.
24th May '16 11:32:45 AM bazer63
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* [[ComicBook/MonicaRambeau Monica Rambeau]] AKA [[LegacyCharacter Captain]] [[AffirmativeActionLegacy Marvel]] AKA Photon AKA Pulsar AKA [[IHaveManyNames Spectrum]] is a Marvel Comics character who gain the power to absorb, manipulate and turn into energy on the electromagnetic spectrum, and fly at the speed of light while in her energy form. She is one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. She was a member of the Avengers (the first black female member in fact) and even lead them for a while. But for some reason, few people have even heard of her.
5th May '16 7:23:11 PM quackytrope
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* ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks'' comic strip, which has now been almost completely eclipsed by the [[WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks television adaptation]].

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* ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks'' comic strip, which has now been almost completely eclipsed by the [[WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks television adaptation]].adaptation]] in spite of being just as hilarious and clever, if not more so.
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