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Jul 9th 2011 at 12:58:45 AM •••

So just to get this started, how are people finding this event?

Cuz personally, I was thinking it was starting slow, but I feel it's starting to pick up. Although looking at scans_daily, you'd think it was created by Satan. But then again, nearly everyone who posts at scans_daily are the kind of people who give comic book readers a bad name.

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Aug 17th 2011 at 12:29:25 PM •••

I think the initial issues were created by Satan. (And hey- I post to Scans Daily!) It's gotten better. Still can't wait for it to be over- pointless deaths and gore is not my thing.

Aug 18th 2011 at 1:31:49 AM •••

I'll admit, the whole of Flashpoint is greater than it's individual parts. Especially with the early issues of the main book. The deaths, I can accept, since it's an interesting part of these Alternate Timeline stories that aren't burdened with a status quo that the characters are normally saddled with.

If you're curious as to why I bashed scans_daily, I left that particular community just before Brightest Day started because I couldn't stand the very unpleasant people, but when I came back to see (like a scmuck) how people were reacting to Scott Snyder's Detective Comics run. I don't know how, but somehow the whole place was worse than I remembered. There were a few "big names" there who posted with such vileness & bitterness, it felt like I was getting exposed to hate radiation.

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Aug 20th 2011 at 8:40:41 AM •••

Huh. I never encountered that...but I have taste similar to most there, so there you go.

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