Excalibur fans. How was the Cross Time Caper really?

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Excalibur fans. How was the Cross Time Caper really?

Post by Born Blue » Tue Nov 26, 2002 1:26 am

I've picked up some of CTC, but can't bring myself to buy the rest. The only real reason I haven't is because, to be honest, I just want some more of Nightcrawler. :D And I don't know if the CTC can fill that void. But should I pick it up anyway? I have a decent amount now, is it really worth it to pick up the rest?
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Post by kurtlover » Tue Nov 26, 2002 1:35 am

Well i picked up some CTC issues for me and i liked so much, so i'm picking the rest :).

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Post by Darkholme » Thu Nov 28, 2002 12:24 am

The only part of the CTC to really spotlight Kurt was the Kurt Wagner, Warlord of ??? 2-parter (16 & 17, I think...don't have the books handy). Despite being about 4 issues too long, it wasn't all that bad in retrospect. What was bad was Ben Raab's run towards the last two years of the book...especially when he had Kurt out of the book for six months! Blech.

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Post by Bamfette » Thu Nov 28, 2002 12:25 am

as far as i'm concerned the series REALLY ended when Ellis left... the Raab issues are merely a bad dream... atleast that's what i keep telling myself :p

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Post by kladyelf » Thu Nov 28, 2002 1:23 am

*nods sagely* ah yes..

THe CTC -
Pros:
Alan Davis and Neary Art
Kurt not wearing much
plenty of Kurt really....
Hilarious... (Captain Britain getting turned into a Duck - and is that version of Alysande Stuart *flirting* with Kurt or is that my imagination??)

Cons:
it did go on for a bit,
The filler issues *shrugs* mneh,
I got this years after the CTC (Just as Ellis was finishing up) so not as suspensful for me....

basically i enjoyed it!
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Post by littlebamf » Thu Nov 28, 2002 8:00 pm

I liked the CTC line. I have a few back issues, seeing as I was only three at the time of publication or so. I did like the soul sword line better. I hated Wisdo though. KILL WISDOM!!!
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Post by The Drastic Spastic » Tue Dec 03, 2002 3:24 am

Originally posted by kladyelf
*nods sagely* ah yes..

THe CTC -
Pros:
Alan Davis and Neary Art
Cons: All the rest of the art. Like, EW. :dead:
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Post by Magic Rabbit » Wed Dec 11, 2002 4:41 am

I loved the Cross Time Caper! I think that’s because I started reading Excalibur with the knowledge that it was supposed to be funny: it was the half-hour sitcom of the Marvel comic world. So the whole idea behind that storyline was just great IMO. And I think Davis did his best work on Excalibur - it was obvious that he really liked working with those characters.
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Post by wolviechickie » Fri Dec 13, 2002 6:43 am

I got one..."Kurt Wagner...Lord of ?" So funny

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