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'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.

Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?

What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?
Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?
What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers?




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Bagheera




> 'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.
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> Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?
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> What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?
> Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?
> What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers?
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Sinestro24




> 'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.
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> Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?
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> What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?

I thought Kurt run on the Avengers was the best hands down.

> Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?

I was disapointed in Johns run, and that might have been because I enjoyed Busiek's run so much.

> What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers

I did not like disassembled, it all seemed so forced and everyone was out of character. I do think his work on New Avngers has been good. As far as Mighty Avengers goes I only read issue #1 and did not care for it too much, and I thought the Transgender Tony/She-Ultron was just stupid.
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Ragnarok




> 'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.
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> Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?

Roger Stern's stands above the rest for me.
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> What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?

Corny and cliche stories with great art.

> Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?

I kinda liked his stuff.

> What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers?

The stories are okay, I'm just not fond of most of the B-list characters
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Jackdaw




...Steve Englehart had. Great job with Vision, Scarlet Witch, Mantis, Swordsman, and Beast in his first early to mid-100s run, and his West Coast 1-40 run is vastly underrated. He wrote Iron Man, Mockingbird, Tigra, Wonder Man, and especially Hawkeye very well...each character progressed nicely over the course of those 40 issues.

Kurt was the last hurrah of the classic Avengers, with the twin mini-series of Avengers Forever and JLA/Avengers as his cornerstones.

Johns built up a lot of stuff without much followthrough, especially the Zodiac and his Falcon stuff. His run reminds me of Larry Hama's in the early 90s- decent enough start, but he bailed out way too early to do anything memorable.

I love the classic Avengers, but actually appreciate what Bendis has done. I'll take Spidey, Cage, and Wolverine written decently over the dreck that Chuck Austen was throwing at us before then...people forget how much the title had tanked in the 2 or 3 years previous to Bendis coming on.



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Don K. Kong




My faourite run is the Roger Stern era during most of the 80's

KurtBusiek and George Perez run would be second for me.




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Obstreperous




> 'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.
>
> Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?
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> What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?
> Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?
> What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers?
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Kurt Busiek's run is what made me an Avengers fan.. I was so sad when he ended it. Love how he had a core team with lots of extras around, loved his handling of characters.. particularly Scarlet Witch who was slowing moving forward to be a team leader (all this was undone the second Johns took over). I liked his additions to the team... Justice, Silver claw and Triathlon. Kurt is a good classic superhero writer who uses history to push forward, unlike many classic writers who use history to keep things static.
I didn't think John's was a good successor. I left his book pretty quickly after world tour started. It just sucked so much and pushed back to old times too much, rather than using the past to move forward.
I came back cause I thought Bendis was going to push things forward again. definitely enjoying his work... especially since Civil War with the more classic team and the street level team + Strange.


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JoeBrown




Busiek - 9/10 (Let down a bit at the end with the never-ending Kang story)

Johns - 6.5/10 (Could have been great and was building to something, but ended too soon IMO)

Bendis - 3/10 (Some good moments, none off the top of my head, but the "witty" dialog and the lack of any resolutions puts me off)




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GammaSpidey




I can only comment on the runs I've read. I really liked Roger Stern's run on Avengers, as well a Steve Englehart's run on West Coast Avengers.


> 'Runs' as in a run on the title rather than what happens when you eat too much curry.
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> Anyway, which writer has had the best run on the Avengers, or which particular era was the best in your opinion?
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> What did you think of Busiek's run on Volume 3?

Was very good and a worth succesor to Stern's brand of writing.

> Was Geoff Johns a worthy successor?

Did not read his run.

> What do you think of Bendis' work on New Avengers?

I followed the first year of the title, then dropped it. Didn't seem like the title was going anywhere and very little actually teamwork was going on. I came back on with the new team, and it seems like this lineup is better suited to his style of writing.
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Unstable Molecule




> My faourite run is the Roger Stern era during most of the 80's
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> KurtBusiek and George Perez run would be second for me.
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