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Fear Itself by Rob Williams
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bookshelves: comics, kindle, graphic-novels, fishy, read-in-2015, marvel-unlimited


Not sure why the X-Force story was put together with The Deep story in this.
Maybe they both needed a few more issues to be sold as a volume?
Yeah, they both have to do with the Fear Itself storyline, but they don't intersect with each other.

It shouldn't surprise you that I loved the issues of X-Force.
Dark, irreverent, funny, and I still love the hyper-slick look of the artwork!
So win-win all around for me!


The X-Force is going after a religious zealot who is using the Fear thing as an excuse to kill. Only this guy is planning on killing not just mutants or superheroes, he wants to kind of kill off...everyone
You know, to save their immortal souls from the fires of Hell, or some such nonsense.


I loved it!
And the moral of the story is this: If you try to nuke Manhattan, Wolverine and Deapool will stab you.

The Deep was a bit of a disappointment.
It's not that it flat-out sucked, it's just that it could have been so much better.


This one had a great cast of interesting characters, but it barely held my interest.
Namor, Dr. Strange, Loa, Silver Surfer, and Savage She-Hulk!
Hello? This should have been an easy win! Instead, it was sort of boring.

The Fear (toxin? spirit? what is it?) gets Namor, and he has to *cough* learn to Fight His Fear to save the day...
Imperious Rex, bitches!
Only it wasn't that cool.
Seriously, couldn't the freakin' Silver Surfer have taken out CanofTunna?
Sorry. I mean, Attuma.


With all the heavy-hitters on the team, I never felt like only Namor can save us!, you know?
However, it wasn't an awful story, just a lot of wasted potential.

5 stars for the X-Force, 3 stars for The Deep.

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Reading Progress

January 22, 2015 – Started Reading
January 22, 2015 – Shelved
February 16, 2015 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff Color me green with envy 'cause my library doesn't have this one. *sobs*

Anne I'm going to try to find as many of these as I can get my hands on! Muahahahahahaha!

message 3: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff You're mean. I hate you!

Anne You love me! I'm like your 3d or 4th favorite person!

message 5: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff In the world? You may be right.

message 6: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff You should read the one's I didn't and between us we might be able to figure out what the hell happened.

Anne Sounds like a plan!

message 8: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff Jeff wrote: "You should read the one's I didn't and between us we might be able to figure out what the hell happened."

This one isn't helpful at all. *sigh*

Anne Sorry. I'm going to try to hunt up a villain title, then I'm going to try to read more of the Fear Itself stuff. Ooooh! More Loki! That'll work, right?!

message 10: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff No, I mean it's not helpful in 'splaining the Fear Itself saga.

In Fear Itself: FF, guess how it resolves? (view spoiler) Bite me, Marvel!!

message 11: by Anne (new) - rated it 4 stars

Anne Wha..? I don't even...wha?

message 12: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff It was the old "I'm-a-lazy-writer-let-Franklin-do-it-for-me" ploy.

message 13: by Anne (new) - rated it 4 stars

Anne Really? Well. At least that hasn't been played out... *snort*

message 14: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff If only DC had a "Franklin"...

message 15: by Anne (new) - rated it 4 stars

Anne They do, he's called Superman.

message 16: by Jeff (new) - added it

Jeff Ha! There's a whole planet Franklin - Thanagar.

message 17: by Anne (new) - rated it 4 stars

Anne Bhahaha! Jeff...FTW!

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