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emerick man

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Brand Echh

Subj: Re: The X game... [SPOILERS]
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 at 09:28:45 pm EST
Reply Subj: The X game... [SPOILERS]
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 at 08:57:12 pm EST

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> > Looking at the image again, I'm convinced Spider-Woman is a Skrull.
> >
> > We know Iron Man isn't a Skrull, since that would negate Civil War (although give them just One More Day, and I bet they would)...... and Spider-Woman is clearly doing a seductive (and reversed gender) version of the serpent tempting Eve.
> >
> > I'll bet she's whispering sweet nothings in his ear, helping him see Skrulls where there are none, and none where there are Skrulls.

No comment on my theory?

now... let's play the x game...

> -REALLY nice to see Agent Brand involved.
> > > The only other thing that I might ask is that Brand, rather than radioing the Helicarrier, might be trying to radio S.W.O.R.D. HQ and it might be jammed by XXX XXXXXX.

> THE SKRULLS

Seems kinda silly to admit it's about Secret Invasion and then censor the word "Skrulls"... but it makes the most sense.

> > > 2) Tony seems very casual about leaving the autopsy—which is about the most important thing he’s dealing with right now—to go chase the XXXXXX XXX, which is also important. So perhaps he should indicate that he’ll continue to monitor their progress remotely from his armor while en route, just so it doesn’t feel so much like he left two guys he can’t 100% trust alone with his only clue to the conspiracy. Also, a minor thing, you indicate that Tony has his helmet off in this scene, yet we see his POV from within the suit. So he should keep his helmet on for this to work.

> XXXXXX MEN

Six X's? Is that like super-porn?

Or maybe it's the super-X-Men?

> > > 3) Minor point on Page 12, Iron Fist has been in the Savage Land before, so maybe give this line to Echo.

Good to see an editor catch that type of thing.

> > > 4) I expect it’s all a matter of space, but Luke and company respond almost too quickly and too positively to XXXXXXX XXXX's call. They know XXXX stole the body and XXXX XX XXXXX XXXX XX, and they know they’re all wanted men, and that the Mighty Avengers have tried to ambush them at least once before. And yet, Luke immediately jumps to act on the info without even considering that this could be a set-up. So maybe what we need somewhere in here is a line that indicates that XXXX’s info might be shady, but that this is important enough to take the risk on.

> JESSICA DREW's; DREW stole the body, DREW's info

Never seen anyone call her "Drew".... but I guess calling her Jessica could get confusing.

> > > 5) The Marvel Boy scene in the Cube doesn’t really link up properly with where we left him at the end of CIVIL WAR. At that point, he had liberated himself, and taken over the Cube. I think this is easy enough to address, though—it just means that Marvel Boy isn’t in his cell when XXX XXXXX XXXX, but is instead in the Warden’s quarters, or some other place of authority. And maybe he needs some sort of “It’s time.” Kind of sentiment as he heads towards the hole in the wall and his destiny.

THE XXXXX DIES?

THE EVENT XXXX?

> > > 6) I’m not sure the connection between XXX XXX and XXXXX exploding connects clearly enough. All we see is XXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXX XXX and then the base goes up. I think we need to see some sort of minor action—his pressing a button or something—that makes it a hair more obvious that he’s responsible for the detonation as a suicide bomber. Or even him saying “As it was written…” like the other Skrull agents.



> > > 7) When XXX XXXXXXXX XXXX is expanding into XXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXX, I think it would be a good idea to clarify the visual you’re looking for a little bit, so that Leinil draws the right thing. Are pieces of the building just disappearing, as though a bite has been taken out of them? Is there strange crackling XXXXX-energy seeming to consume parts of the building? How do you see this working?
>
> When THE NEGATIVE ZONE

into THE MARVEL UNIVERSE

> IONIC-energy

> > > 8) Just to make sure that Leinil can draw it properly, in the sequence when the XXXXXX XXX opens and the XXXX XXXXXX come out, I think it would be helpful to specify when it’s X XXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXXX, XXXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXX XXXX XX XXXX XXXXX.

Oh, well, obviously.



> > > Looking at the image again, I'm convinced Spider-Woman is a Skrull.
> > >
> > > We know Iron Man isn't a Skrull, since that would negate Civil War (although give them just One More Day, and I bet they would)...... and Spider-Woman is clearly doing a seductive (and reversed gender) version of the serpent tempting Eve.
> > >
> > > I'll bet she's whispering sweet nothings in his ear, helping him see Skrulls where there are none, and none where there are Skrulls.
>
> No comment on my theory?

Keeping an eye on her.
>
> now... let's play the x game...
>
> > -REALLY nice to see Agent Brand involved.
> > > > The only other thing that I might ask is that Brand, rather than radioing the Helicarrier, might be trying to radio S.W.O.R.D. HQ and it might be jammed by XXX XXXXXX.
>
> > THE SKRULLS
>
> Seems kinda silly to admit it's about Secret Invasion and then censor the word "Skrulls"... but it makes the most sense.
>
> > > > 2) Tony seems very casual about leaving the autopsy—which is about the most important thing he’s dealing with right now—to go chase the XXXXXX XXX, which is also important. So perhaps he should indicate that he’ll continue to monitor their progress remotely from his armor while en route, just so it doesn’t feel so much like he left two guys he can’t 100% trust alone with his only clue to the conspiracy. Also, a minor thing, you indicate that Tony has his helmet off in this scene, yet we see his POV from within the suit. So he should keep his helmet on for this to work.
>
> > XXXXXX MEN
>
> Six X's? Is that like super-porn?
>
> Or maybe it's the super-X-Men?
>
> > > > 3) Minor point on Page 12, Iron Fist has been in the Savage Land before, so maybe give this line to Echo.
>
> Good to see an editor catch that type of thing.

Agreed. Disappointing that she's still on the team and the the IF chronology is still unclear with his title ATM.
>
> > > > 4) I expect it’s all a matter of space, but Luke and company respond almost too quickly and too positively to XXXXXXX XXXX's call. They know XXXX stole the body and XXXX XX XXXXX XXXX XX, and they know they’re all wanted men, and that the Mighty Avengers have tried to ambush them at least once before. And yet, Luke immediately jumps to act on the info without even considering that this could be a set-up. So maybe what we need somewhere in here is a line that indicates that XXXX’s info might be shady, but that this is important enough to take the risk on.
>
> > JESSICA DREW's; DREW stole the body, DREW's info
>
> Never seen anyone call her "Drew".... but I guess calling her Jessica could get confusing.
>
> > > > 5) The Marvel Boy scene in the Cube doesn’t really link up properly with where we left him at the end of CIVIL WAR. At that point, he had liberated himself, and taken over the Cube. I think this is easy enough to address, though—it just means that Marvel Boy isn’t in his cell when XXX XXXXX XXXX, but is instead in the Warden’s quarters, or some other place of authority. And maybe he needs some sort of “It’s time.” Kind of sentiment as he heads towards the hole in the wall and his destiny.
>
> THE XXXXX DIES?
>
> THE EVENT XXXX?
>
> > > > 6) I’m not sure the connection between XXX XXX and XXXXX exploding connects clearly enough. All we see is XXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXX XXX and then the base goes up. I think we need to see some sort of minor action—his pressing a button or something—that makes it a hair more obvious that he’s responsible for the detonation as a suicide bomber. Or even him saying “As it was written…” like the other Skrull agents.
>
>
>
> > > > 7) When XXX XXXXXXXX XXXX is expanding into XXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXX, I think it would be a good idea to clarify the visual you’re looking for a little bit, so that Leinil draws the right thing. Are pieces of the building just disappearing, as though a bite has been taken out of them? Is there strange crackling XXXXX-energy seeming to consume parts of the building? How do you see this working?
> >
> > When THE NEGATIVE ZONE
>
> into THE MARVEL UNIVERSE

Very likely.
>
> > IONIC-energy
>
> > > > 8) Just to make sure that Leinil can draw it properly, in the sequence when the XXXXXX XXX opens and the XXXX XXXXXX come out, I think it would be helpful to specify when it’s X XXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXXX, XXXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXX XXXX XX XXXX XXXXX.
>
> Oh, well, obviously.
>
>

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