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Old 12-22-2015, 12:28 PM   #1
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Marvel Announce Gwenpool Ongoing



http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/12/...ngoing-series/


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Old 12-22-2015, 01:44 PM   #2
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I mean, Marvel's trying to cash in on a trend, I get that. And honestly, I've really enjoyed Spider-Gwen and the Gwenpool Holiday Special was a lot of fun, so the quality is there. But I have a feeling that pushing multiple Gwen-ized characters into ongoing series is going to speed up the trend's demise.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:59 PM   #3
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What the frak. That was my reaction. This looks bizarre, moving on.
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Old 12-22-2015, 02:18 PM   #4
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Looks like a lot of fun.
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Old 12-22-2015, 07:47 PM   #5
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Looks like a lot of fun.
If it's anything like the shorts and the special so far, it will be. And it's the same creative team, so!

I mean, even if it's all stemming from a cutesy cosplay-friendly mash-up design, it is a fairly clever concept (she's a comics fan originally from "our" world, giving her a fun perspective and reason for the Deadpool-esque fourth-wall breakage) that's aimed at a market that a lot of comics still don't do much for, so that's all good in my books.

I do worry that they're going to overdo the attempts to monetize every variant cover that gets a reaction online and kill their natural appeal, though. But, y'know... it's not like comics has a history of running natural trends into the ground for an immediate cash-in. And I'd rather see this than a 14th Avengers title at this point.

Not really sure where the anger about this is coming from, personally.
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Old 12-22-2015, 07:49 PM   #6
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Its times like this I wish Marvel comics all crashed and burned. Before the Disney buy out weren't they on the verge of declaring bankruptcy? It was essentially the movies and Disney that saved them.
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Old 12-23-2015, 08:05 AM   #7
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Not really sure where the anger about this is coming from, personally.
Because Marvel's obsession with over saturating the market with wacky/zany titles is annoying and the books really aren't as good as people think. F*ck "fun", it's just an excuse to have characters quip memes that get posted on Tumblr obsessively by the gullible clickbait SJW sheep they pander to.

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Old 12-23-2015, 01:29 PM   #8
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Not really sure where the anger about this is coming from, personally.
Butthurt fanboys are upset that comics are catering to a special interest group that isn't them.

They're so cute when they're stroppy.
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Old 12-22-2015, 05:58 PM   #9
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Sums it up for me.
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