[Groop] OT: The Eternals
peterristevski at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 11 18:41:22 PST 2009
If you enjoyed Gaiman's work you will really like his Sandman series. I've read watchmen about three times and love it more and more with each reading - my all time fav. Another one you should try...Alan Moore's run at Swamp Thing - just awesome. You've peaked my curiosity about the Eternals....will be picking it up. Take care,Peter.
From: brownhome at blueyonder.co.ukTo: groop at groo.comDate: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 02:01:50 +0000Subject: [Groop] OT: The Eternals
I haven’t read a ‘graphic novel’ for a number of years but a friend recently recommended “The Eternals” (Neil Gaiman and John Romita JR). I thought the artwork looked pretty good, threw my sensible middle aged comic apathy to the wind and bought a copy. This is the first comic (other than back-issues of Groo) I can remember buying in a loooooooooong time and was surprised to see a forward by ME.
I’ve not long finished it - and found to my surprise that I really - REALLY enjoyed it – I had forgotten just how satisfying this format can be ! In a bit of a mad spree I unsealed my Elektra Assassin and Dark Knight Returns, some of my old 2000AD stuff and even attempted to understand Stray Toasters again. Comics are back in my life and I have a hunger.
I have just bought Watchmen (somehow I never got around to this one and want to read it before the film spoils it) and was wondering, whilst I have re-gained some of my old excitement – what else is out there that should be on my essentials list?
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