As far as I can see not a single person on this forum has bashed the book as being terrible, theyve simply stated that not everything about the book is to their liking which strikes me as balanced and constructive criticism which should be welcome here. Are you saying that the current title is perfect? If not then why shouldnt people criticise it? Thats their privilage and its no ones right to tell them not to.
As it is I too think that this run has been a little dumbed-down - hitting all the big red buttons to get a reaction - and I too dislike all the gadetry, NOT because it makes him a Batman clone (which is a valid argument) but because not all of our MK educations started with The Bottom and some of us are old enough to have collected Marc Spector: Moonknight which in the latter half of its run was absolutely dreadful and used alot of the same gimmicks that were seeing in Hurwitz run now.
The team up with Deadpool strikes me as little more than a marketing ploy and this two issue arc appears completely pointless filler material. I would say that Hurwitz run whilst not necessarily unentertaining isnt even as high brow, interesting or complex as Bensons run.
And if anyone dislikes the fact that I dont think the current run is one big ticket tape parade full of sunshine then feel free to follow your own advice and go elsewhere, dont read it or dont reply but if you have any kind of constructive reaction to my comments or anything to say about the book at all go right ahead because thats what the forum is here for and we should all be grateful that we can air our individual views - hopefully unmolested.
: well said mate, a very eloquent way to say
: "quit your b###hin' " only problem
: i see is that i believe that everyone thinks
: the internet is for that purpose, so little
: control in their own lives, lets rage about
: a comic character on the message boards....
: No one is capable of being happy that MK is
: in print, and has been for four years
: running. I find that awesome, and anyone
: who can keep giving me MK stories, good and
: bad, is my friend..
: --Previous Message--
: I'm just tired of everyone complaining about
: every issue since the end of the bottom. if
: you can't enjoy moon knight anymore, then
: stop reading. everyone of my friends i've
: turned moon knight fans. i am always happy
: to read the now moon knight coming out. and
: i used to come to this board to talk with
: other moon knight fans. not hear everyone
: complain about every nook and cranny. how
: can moon knight be successful if supposed MK
: fans wont even read it?
: im sorry if i ranted there a bit. maybe its
: just me. I read comics to enjoy them, to
: take a step away from reality and enjoy the
: ride. and MK has always been my favorite.
: and he will always be my favorite. i like
: moon knight, not the writers and artists,
: but that character.
: --Previous Message--
: I understand what you're saying. For me it's
: just walking a fine line. My disagreements
: have been more with certain aesthetics of
: the stories...i.e. the Bushman resurrection
: which is ridiculous... or the MoonGuns....At
: the same time, I found plenty of classic MK
: moments in the first arc and did not find
: the soul of the character to be lacking
: there. Did it feel a little rushed at times?
: Yes. Does it feel as if it's aiming for the
: rare critics-and-fans-both-love-it
: achievement? Yes. But where there were
: lemons, even if they were his lemons, he
: made some lemonade out of it IMO. So I've
: been fairly satisfied. I think MK is a very
: tough comic to write, I feel like Benson got
: closest to how I really feel MK is, but that
: wasn't perfect either. The next Deadpool
: issue does kind of look like a disaster but
: if the Spidey team up is good I will
: continue to have faith. I don't want a shiny
: Batman character either, this is all I can
: do though. Unless I write my own arc, and I
: don't know if I can do that because I don't
: have enough ideas..just a strong
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