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So what’s the STORY morning glory?
In the final part of 'The Dark Side', we see this stormy group of covert operatives trying to save their own asses because Harry Tanner blow-up their headquarters last issue.
Yep! I am afraid to say that they're all freefalling out of hyperspace and into normal space, and plunging to their deaths like a bungee jumper without a cord.
However, thanks to Jenny's quick thinking, most of the team are saved by her force field. Moreover, thanks to Apollo's good timing, he saves Midnighter from being a stain on his trousers. Plus, in addition to this, thanks to Jack interfacing with the malevolent Daemonite entity that was a part of their Headquarters, most of what was once damaged is now whole again.
Still, now that the H.Q. is brand-new once more, that does not necessarily mean everything is back to normal you know. Because: (1) They still have to find Harry and his hostage, the Projectionist. (2) They have to keep an eye on the Daemonite entity who has partial sentience over their domicile. And (3) They have to track down the most powerful alien artifacts from the secret history of the world.
Well, is Stormwatchs newly appointed leader, the Engineer, and the rest of the gang going to be able to do all that?
What is the most memorable SENTENCE OR CONVERSATION spoken in this issue?
I liked it when the Engineer said "When she comes of age, as with every century baby, Jenny should lead" only for Jenny to reply back to her with "I so don't care".
Ha! Isn't it great when adolescence is consistent in comic books?
All in all I liked four aspects within this tale. (1) I liked the Daemonites surely attitude when he was incorporated into Stormwatch H.Q. once it was up and running again - very brash. (2) I liked the majority of the aftermath as this segment gave more personality and exposition than the action part of the tale - very congenial. (3) I also enjoyed that segment where the army men spotted the H.Q. in orbit - very foreboding. And (4) I liked it that Midnighter did not give a toss about exhibiting his homosexuality - very... errr... fabulous?
What was the WORST thing about this issue?
I was not that keen when J'onn told Apollo that he was never a part of the Justice League. Personally speaking, I do find that this revelation kind of confusing in the scheme of things - because why state that now when all the way through we thought he was part of the Leagues history?
What was the most CREATIVE thing about this issue?
STORY: Story wise, I liked the idea of Jack having to persuade the Daemonite entity to set things right again, whilst everything around them is going to pot. Well it is kind of amusing if you think out it.
ART: Miguel's art was fairly well illustrated on this book overall. Though there was one or two of those glowing line things that I found distracting at the beginning of this yarn - as I just feel that they were unnecessary visually on the page.
MIDNIGHTER: To me, I feel that 'Incredible Hulk' wannabe villain, Tim Roth, has the right attitude and presence to be this homosexual hero.
APOLLO: OK, I know that he has already played Captain Kirks Dad and the mighty Thor, but I would just love to see Chris Hemsworth act a bit bandy around Tim, right?
If this issue had a MOVIE TAG LINE, what would it be?
The Biggest Horn In The Galaxy Blew The Spandex Clan To Kingdom Cum - Whose Next?
If this issue were a MOVIE, an OBJECT, or a piece of MUSIC, what would that be and why?
Conceptually, this story was a rescue ploy involving Aliens, right? So why not compare it to the alien related sequel 'Alien Resurrection'?
Works for me.
I found that this issue was a bit less enjoyable than last issues offerings. However, I am genuinely intrigued where this series is heading next. Well, did you notice the Captain Marvel 'Shazam' symbols on the Stormwatch map? Good news, right?
MARKS out of 10? 8