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Old 04-02-21, 01:01 PM
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It definitely worked! I was hooked.
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Finished episode four, No spoilers

Invincible is good. I know very little about comic books, but this reminds me of the watchmen comic. It always moves forward and doesn't worry if you are keeping up. Very creative, great origin story, great twists. Curious to see where it goes. Loving it so far
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Holy crap, the end of episode one was nuts! I kinda have to keep watching now.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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Finished episode four, No spoilers

Invincible is good. I know very little about comic books, but this reminds me of the watchmen comic. It always moves forward and doesn't worry if you are keeping up. Very creative, great origin story, great twists. Curious to see where it goes. Loving it so far
Spoiler Alert: Invincible is not as good as Watchmen. Go in with those expectations and you'll walk away disappointed.
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Spoiler Alert: Invincible is not as good as Watchmen. Go in with those expectations and you'll walk away disappointed.
What if someone was to say they enjoy Invincible more than Watchmen?
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This show is fucking badass! It’s like funny, shocking, a mystery, so much in an animated superhero series. It’s amazing. Engaging. Great voice acting. Fucking JK, Walton Goggins, Steven Yuen. Every fucking ep (through 3) has been unbelievable in story and craft. So intrigued. Just great. Comes head to head with any animated or even live-action superhero tv series. Kinda animated The Boys, which of course, is great. Just fucking addicting. Like Spider-Man coming of age, and then a ton more...

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Does Kirkman EP and have a lot of say on what’s written? Bc if this series is only half as good as the graphic novel, I’ll get it in a heartbeat. I have and read Watchmen. Movie kinda sucked, but the novel sure didn’t. Loved The Dark Knight Returns, that’s Miller right? And of course his Sin City was a masterpiece on paper. Film too, but more so paper. Read the OldBoy graphic novel that came with some dvd or Blu set I got many moons ago.
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I highly doubt this series will last long enough to get into the craziness of the complete Invincible run, but if you like the show I highly recommend the comic (granted I have only seen a couple of episodes of the show).

However, if you like the Boys, I do not recommend the comic it's based on unless you read up on it first.

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^ huh? I did like The Boys and am loving this series.
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^ huh? I did like The Boys and am loving this series.
Sorry, I meant just because you like the Boys the tv show, doesn't mean you'll like the Boys the comic which is... very different.

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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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^ huh? I did like The Boys and am loving this series.
Same here.
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I absolutely loved the comic (I think I got up to issue 84 before dropping off for time/monetary reasons), but the characters seem so much more unlikable than in the comics. I also hope that they get to the "twist" soon (I watched episodes 2 and 3), but it seems like season 1 will just cover the first trade, which is a really slow pace.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Episode 5 was pretty brutal.
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I absolutely loved the comic (I think I got up to issue 84 before dropping off for time/monetary reasons), but the characters seem so much more unlikable than in the comics. I also hope that they get to the "twist" soon (I watched episodes 2 and 3), but it seems like season 1 will just cover the first trade, which is a really slow pace.
When you say "the twist" you mean why what happened in episode 1 happened, or something else I've forgotten?
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When you say "the twist" you mean why what happened in episode 1 happened, or something else I've forgotten?
I actually skipped Episode 1 (I do know what happened, though) haha but I just mean
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Invincible and Omni-Man fighting, with the latter leaving Earth.

I actually forget how exactly the first arc's Omni-Man stuff plays out in sequence, because it's just setting for the entire rest of the series.

I also forgot Bulletproof doesn't join the Guardians of the Globe on their first recruitment and thought they cut the character. I love that guy, but I could understand not wanting a black man named "Bulletproof".

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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

So the high school is named Reginald Vel Johnson High and the principal is named Mr Winslow and voiced by Reginald Vel Johnson? How meta
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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I actually skipped Episode 1 (I do know what happened, though) haha but I just mean
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Invincible and Omni-Man fighting, with the latter leaving Earth.


I actually forget how exactly the first arc's Omni-Man stuff plays out in sequence, because it's just setting for the entire rest of the series.

I also forgot Bulletproof doesn't join the Guardians of the Globe on their first recruitment and thought they cut the character. I love that guy, but I could understand not wanting a black man named "Bulletproof".

Why did you skip episode one?
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They moved up the main twist to episode 1 for obvious reasons, but changed the way it plays out to give Invincible some time to grow with the cast, which I think was a decent decision.

If you remember, Damien Darkblood's investigation
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is basically rendered moot and played for comedic effect because by the time he figures it out, Omni Man has basically confessed
in the comics but here it's very different.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

The voice cast in this is insane. So many great actors.
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Why did you skip episode one?
Because I'm already very familiar with the franchise. I was hoping they'd get through all of the reveals in the first episode
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So the high school is named Reginald Vel Johnson High and the principal is named Mr Winslow and voiced by Reginald Vel Johnson? How meta
All of the trades were named after sitcoms, as well. The first one is called "Family Matters".
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The voice cast in this is insane. So many great actors.
All the budget must have gone to the voice cast because it surely didn't go into the animation itself.
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Yeah.
coukd at least have done better matching the words to the movement of the mouths.
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okayed for S2 & S3!
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Loved the Amber "twist" in this past episode. Mark thinks he's just going to coast and all is forgiven once he reveals his identity... um, think again.
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