Wednesday, November 2, 2011

X-23 v3 Issue 16 "Whoa!"

Normally I'd wait the for the one week mark before going forward with commentary or opinions, but the conclusion to the Chaos Theory story was just too awesome.

So instead I just want to say one thing. If you're not buying this book you are missing out on what's quickly becoming one of Marvel's must read titles. This issue was too amazing to put into words.

I'll do a real recap next week. In the meantime, go get this issue and the back issues to this arc if you haven't read them yet. The wait for the tpb will be long and this arc was too amazing to wait.


  1. It was just *WOAH*. I don't know what to say. All that repeats in my head is... "I am the stars or something like that." Soooo hype.

  2. So much awesome. So much I want to say but just can't, so many choices. Everything was so perfect. From the commentary on signs, the meta commentary on men controlling her, the name of the kid being Alex and he's an inventor to boot. The subtle nods to who the mystery lady is being interwoven(jiminy cricket was that sneaky but epic!). I'm just left speechless and in awe.

    This comic better get a 3rd, 4th, and 5th year. What's being built here is just too many awesome ideas to play with and build on. I can't decide how much I want to actually talk about them in the recap.

    The entire elements of causality to pre-destiny and yet keeping free-will in play. It's just too much for words. They've escalated the debate from her having a soul or not into something potentially so much grander that even history's greatest theologians and philosophers would be awestruck by it.

    I'm bursting at the seams from excitement from where I see this going, but I'm afraid if I say it, it'll leave footprints in the creek bed and redirect this mighty river that's forming.

    I guess you could say I'm enraptured by the idea of the coming halcyon days for X-23 and how they might splinter apart...(Okay yeah, I'll have to work on that riddle before next Wednesday's recap.)

  3. No fair! I don't get to read it until later this week!

  4. I think I'm just biased to this issue and what it foreshadows.

    I love, and I mean absolutely LOVE the idea of omnipresence, seeing the mole hill and the mountain at the same time and every action that leads to it all in one moment while still keeping free-will in play since you're literally seeing it as it happens not before it happens. It's all such a heady concept but so much fun to play with and deal with in stories of celestial natures.

    It's something I play with in my own works quite often. A reoccurring theme I like to use next to other signature trends I have. So I'm entirely biased towards the idea and seeing how others do their interpretation or spin on it with what they have on hand storywise.