TEEN TITANS #10

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[ SPEEDY BARGAIN
I once went to the 'Inner World'. It was very much like that Disney based world. Expect the dinosaurs were real. The price was a steal. And I'm afraid to say that I almost hurled. Straight at Writer: Scott Lobdell; Artist: Brett Booth; plus Publisher: DC Comics in May 2012. Quick. Gimme a bucket. It's coming again. Blllurrrgggg.

So what’s the STORY morning glory?
A friend of mine called Darren once ate a whole bag of sugar whilst hiding in a tree. Now I was not one hundred percept sure how he felt afterwards, but from what I can recollect, I have an inkling that it was something like this issue of Teen Titan's, entitled 'Saur Feelings'. Hyper -- and jovial -- to say the least.

  • OK, I know that this may sound strange, but when our teen based heroes meet up on an abandoned island populated by Dinosaurs following last issues fiasco, things start to become very emotional for them in hindsight.
  • Red-Robin discusses with Bunker about the future of their team.
  • Kid-Flash and Solstice get to know each other a little bit better.
  • Wonder Girl and Superboy appear relieved that they are both still alive.
  • And Danny the Street goes to pieces - literary - after one more trip back home.

To be continued just as soon as Amanda Waller plans her next mission.

What is the most memorable SENTENCE OR CONVERSATION spoken in this issue?
I really liked the way that Bunker talked Red-Robin down. Especially when he said to him...

'Honestly, none of us have the time for this crisis of leadership nonsense. You gathered us under one banner. You convinced us that together we'd be stronger than alone. That means you don't have the luxury of falling apart or walking away when things go wrong. So buck up Red Robin -- or buck off'.

Yes. He said 'buck'. Nonetheless, as a talk down goes, it was still pretty powerful, huh?

What was the BEST thing about this issue?
In essence this issue was a stop-gap into whatever is going to come up next, right? However, whilst saying that, it was still a very delightful character based tale that spun a nice alternate parable. Bravo Scott. You've done it again. You've told a story by spreading it with both personality and pathos that I really do enjoy.

What was the WORST thing about this issue?
The only small gripe I have with this issue is that the initial scene with Superboy and Wonder Girl in it, felt like a nod and a wink to Superboy's solo book. It wasn't really needed, huh? And just came across like a shameless plug. 

This is only a small gripe though. Nothing major to spoil the rest of the story.

What was the most CREATIVE thing about this issue?
STORY: There was a scene in this story that I have never experienced before in a comic book. It's the one where Bunker jumped onto Superboy and said to him 'Shut up and hold me'. Well, not only was it very funny, but it was also a new take on a very jovial set-up. Brilliant.

ART: The last two splash page's in this book -- the one featuring the team in a gallant pose and then kneeling on the street -- was just breathtaking to behold. Personally speaking, I would buy either of these panels if they ever come out in poster form. Class.

If you had to CAST TWO CHARACTERS in this comic book, who would they be and why?
DANNY THE STREET: If I had to choose a street to represent 'Danny the Street', it would have to be 'Canal Street' in New York City. Well, it was a very diverse location when I walked down it a couple of years ago. Plus it had plenty of character too. What do you think dear reader? What street would you say was 'Danny the Street'?

DINOSAUR ISLAND: What can I say? I'm being a bit lapse now, aren't I? How many locations can I choose from to represent this very monstrous kingdom? Jurassic Park? Yeah. Why not. It's either that or somewhere in Detroit.

If this issue had a MOVIE TAG LINE, what would it be?
OK, so this issue was basically a character based story where the heroes lounged around and talked in a tropical location.

Hmmm.

As much as I am not a fan of this type of thing, I can not help but compare it to a 'Reality TV' program - like 'Big Brother' or 'Celebrity Love Island' for example - just with a point to it and more character.  




If this issue were a MOVIE, an OBJECT, or a piece of MUSIC, what would that be and why? 
Be It By Dinosaur Island Or On Danny The Street, The Teen Titans Know That It Makes Sense To Be Like Glue. Stick Together Come What May.

FINAL thoughts...
This was a great tale to read. It had character. It had pathos. It was funny. And it had emotion too.

Oh! While I am on the subject of emotion, I hope that we see 'Danny The Street' again on this book because he is the type of alternate hero who suits a title such as this one down to the ground. Literary.

MARKS out of 10? 9