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Old 10-08-20, 05:03 PM
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Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I was vaguely aware that they licensed this, but I hadn't been following it (I guess the movie is in limbo?). They released a trailer:


Art looks spot on to the comic and they do a good job not giving away the premise. Also that cast...
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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

I enjoyed the comic, so I'll give it a shot.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Oh nice! I read the first few trades a few years ago and really enjoyed it, maybe I'll try to start reading it again in anticipation of this.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I loved the comic series although sometimes I had issues with Kirkman's uneven writing for some of the characters. I'll definitely check it out.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Latest trailer for the series dropped yesterday. It looks good.

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

It does but they spoiled everything with that trailer and the promo posters.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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It does but they spoiled everything with that trailer and the promo posters.
I havenít seen the posters, but I think that if you donít know the spoiler, the trailer is edited in a way that nothing is really spoiled.
Old 02-20-21, 11:13 PM
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I’ll skip the trailer then ... release date?
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I’m just one TBP away from finishing the series but I’ve been thinking I should just do a complete reread since it’s been a while and I don’t remember what was happening. Maybe this will help motivate me.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
It does but they spoiled everything with that trailer and the promo posters.
I don't think it spoils anything unless you already know (or you have it pointed out that it spoils something... )
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

The first three episodes are up now.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Is this a Watchmen/Dark Knight Returns kinda thing?
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Originally Posted by milo bloom View Post
Is this a Watchmen/Dark Knight Returns kinda thing?
I guess it depends on what you mean by that.

It's not like a dark deconstruction of superheroes or anything like that. It is a subversion of the normal Superman story and it is less PG than it looks, but it's still a bright costume superhero story at its heart.

I say this having not seen the episodes but having read Kirkman's comic.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Omni Man doesnít wear a mask, doesnít everyone know who he is?
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I'll wait until they all drop before I watch.

I still haven't watched The Expanse S5 yet.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

This show will lull you with a false sense of mediocrity, but then the end of episode 1 is shocking, if you’re unfamiliar with the comics like me. I was hooked after that.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I didn't know anything about the source material before coming into it, but read some reviews about it being for mature audiences, similar to The Boys. Well, I love superhero stuff, and love The Boys, so gave it a shot.

First episode final title card appears, and I'm like, hmmm there was a little blood, no big deal. What's with all the gruesome statements....

Then the after credits part hit. Ok yep. Lol

I watched the first 3, I like it enough to stick with it.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Holy fuck that was intense and awesome. Is this rated TV-MA? That end was unexpected and fucking brutal. Loved it.
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I'm so glad the trailer didn't spoil anything like many of us (who read the comics) kinda feared.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Holy bleeping bleep.

That ep 1 epilogue was unbelievable.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

I sort of had a suspicion something was going to happen. Hot damn that was crazy.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

Episode 1 was nicely executed with that punch to the gut. I think in a pre-streaming era you probably hold that scene back for a couple episodes, but Amazon has to hook viewers off the bat.
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Re: Invincible (Amazon): animated series based on the comic by Robert Kirkman

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Episode 1 was nicely executed with that punch to the gut. I think in a pre-streaming era you probably hold that scene back for a couple episodes, but Amazon has to hook viewers off the bat.
Did read that in the comics, that scene/story is much further along in the story/issues.
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Did read that in the comics, that scene/story is much further along in the story/issues.
Yeah, I think it's not until like issue 6 or so, and I think Kirkman said he wanted to wait longer but he was urged to push it up for much the same reasons as Amazon probably put it in the first episode, to get people hooked early.

Because of this, they had to alter the storyline a bit to bide time and give Invincible time to grow with his supporting cast without his whole world crumbling down first.

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