Any Exiles fans in the hizzy?

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  1. Horrorfan Registered

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    Now I have become a fairly regular reader of comics again (though mostly in trade) one of the few titles I try to get every trade of is Exiles. I really dig the characters, and love the 'what if' vibe of it and seeing different universes.

    I have most of the trades, except I'm missing a few. There are some fights that have silly outcomes (Mimic beating Wolverine and Captain America? C'mon!) but well since it's more or less his team it's to be expected.

    But just wanted to see if I was the only one out there who liked it? And does anyone know when the next trade is out, and what's it all about? (I know it's in the wake of House of M and stuff).
     
  2. Vanguard07 He who hath rhythm

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    I love Exhiles. It's one of my top ten favorite marvel titles for sure.
    But I disagree with you about Mimic beating Cap/wolverine being silly. Mimic's abilities are pretty (expletive deleted) awesome.
    Neither Cap nor Wolvie should realistically be able to beat him.
    I thought the Cap fight was too perfect. It went exactly how it should. (Assuming you're reffering to the world apart storyline not the vampire king one).

    And i think the next trade is gonna be the world tour storyline that they're currently wrapping up.
     
  3. Horrorfan Registered

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    I guess I see your point. He does have some of the most powerful character's powers. I guess I just see his powers as a little cheap ('OMG I can mimic the most popular mutant powers!'). I don't mind him I just find him a little bland. Was glad to see sabertooth from the aoa back and teaming with blink though!
     
  4. Alex Summers Registered

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    I think Exiles is an excellent book. It's had some rough moments here and there, but nothing that really makes it unreadable. Now that Claremont is jumping on board.....No comment.
     
  5. Vanguard07 He who hath rhythm

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    Yeah Sabertooth's pretty cool in Exhiles. But they dont really have a heavy hitter anymore now which kinda bugs me.
    Every team needs a heavy hitter.

    And I loved Mimic. He was awesome. I'd have gone a different route with the powers i mimicked were i him. but still. he was great stuff. I was sad to see him go.
     
  6. Doc Destruction Geaux Saints!

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    HUGE fan of Exiles. Even the weakest storylines aren't that bad.
     
  7. cerealkiller182 Must Get Deadpool Avatar

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    I love Exiles. I love Mimic and I want him to come back. Morph is cool too. Somehow I am always more fond of the comic relief characters than the leaders. I also like Spiderman 2099 being on the team. It seems like not a lot of people like him on the team but i think its pretty original. Altought if they could bring back anyone from the 2099 universe I would totally want Fitzgerald from X-Men. He was awesome.
     
  8. WOLVERINE25TH The Best There Is

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    Exiles rules.
     
  9. Horrorfan Registered

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    Mimic's gone? That kinda sucks....I was starting to warm to him.

    I still would like to see a Wolverine on the team (sorry guys lol) but in another way I guess ya got sabertooth so it all works out.

    I can't wait for the world tour tpb. For some reason I thought I would be like the only exiles fan, Im not sure why, so glad to see I'm not :-D

    Now if only we could get more Marvel Legends of them...

    (It would be kinda neat to see them in Marvel zombie land too imo).
     
  10. Roughneck Registered

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    Keep in Mind that Mimic is the Greatest X-man on his world.

    And I love Exiles too. What they really need is for Winnick to come back.

    :(:(
     
  11. Zaptoitnow Registered

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    Definately need Winnick back. Also, like Roughneck says, in his dimension, Mimic was the leader of the X-Men, and was like the top god superhero of the world. He was also chosen of all heroes in all dimensions (assuming the bugs had access to every dimension, which it seems they do) to be the original leader. If they could hav had anyone, and they chose him, don't you think he's going to be a pretty tough guy?
     
  12. Horrorfan Registered

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    It was funny too, which is rare for comics.


    Wolverine: ' You wanted us to catch Hulk and what have we got? Buncha nothin thats what.'


    lab tech: 'we got the hulk on radar!'

    wolverine' fine. my bad'.
     
  13. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    No one chose Mimic as the original leader. Blink was originally the leader of the Exiles, and she resumed leadership after she returned. When Mimic was leader, everything went crazy, from Sunfire dying to Magik joining and being a murderous psycho to Hyperion nearly killing all of them several times, etc. It tied into a really good character arc for Mimic where he questioned his worth on the team and what his being the greatest hero of his world really meant, since the more worlds he saw with the Exiles, the more he realized his Earth was pretty much a cakewalk by comparison. I was sad to see him go, but he'd become kind of a whiny, useless character anyway.

    As for the Exiles' current power level, they're certainly not in need of a heavy hitter.
    Power Princess
    has that covered pretty well. Better than all their previous powerhouses, in my opinion, except Thunderbird.
     
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    With exiles I usually like the pick up trades. I can't stand doing this book issue by issue. I like the idea behind it(alternate reality cops) so i don't like being left in suspense. One of marvels better books imo.
     
  15. rjb182 Jedi Gnat

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    Exiles is very cool, especially Blink. The trades for this series are on my "to-get" list.

    Alternate worlds are always a cool thing to do in sci-fi/fantasy. The possibilities are endless...
     
  16. i'm Spider-Man Registered

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    what exactly happened to Mimic?
     
  17. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    He was possessed by an alternate reality Proteus, who eventually burned his body out like he does to most bodies he inhabits.
     
  18. Rez Registered

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    Yeah, all these people are great and all, but you are forgetting the best thing to inhabit the pages of the Exiles.. well.. ever!

    THE SPIDER!!!

    What a badass.
    Man, I was so pissed when he bit the bullet. Glad to see 2099 again, though.
     
  19. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I liked most of the Weapon X team. Their Vision was cool until Hyperion went and killed him like a jerk. :(
     
  20. Vanguard07 He who hath rhythm

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    The Idea of the Spider was awesome but once i took a closer look i realized that that (expletive deleted) had none of the qualities i would expect from a peter parker. He was a murdering sociopathic scumbag who just happened to crack the odd joke. He may as well have been deadpool with a symbiote.

    But thats the best part of Exhiles to me. You know any characters you dont like are probably gonna bite it in short order and be replaced by someone cooler.

    And in regards to they're newest supposed heavy hitter which i shall not name.
    All i can say is i hate that (expletive deleted). I hope she chokes and dies next issue.
     
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    i miss so much bout the old exiles. mimic, nocturne, the timebroker, t-bird. judd winnick, mike mckone, clayton henry.
     
  22. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    He wasn't always like that, though. He started out as basically a rougher Peter Parker who would reluctantly kill. Then he eventually became a sadistic psycho.
     
  23. KAD Registered

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    Exiles = Great stuff
     
  24. Vanguard07 He who hath rhythm

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    I read every issue of Exhiles to date and i saw nothing that redeemed that character. It only became more obvious that he was a sadistic psycho over time. It never showed much of a character development arc for it.
     
  25. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I could've sworn he wasn't as extreme early on as he became by the "With an Iron Fist" arc.
     

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