REVIEW: End of Month Reviews #54 - June 2008 [spoilers]

Lalo Martins lalo.martins at
Sat Jul 5 09:05:58 PDT 2008

Also spracht Saxon Brenton (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 05:46:46 +0000):
> 58.5 #44
> 'Only Waiting For This Moment To Arise' A Legion of Net.Heroes [LNH]
> series
> by Lalo Martins
>      The story starts with a brief vignette of Cannon Fodder continuing
> his search across various worlds for the Xinerama Brothers.  And maybe
> he found them.  Certainly he found something, since he returns at the
> end to get assistance from the New Misfits.
>      However, in the meantime the bulk of the story is the concluding
> half of the fight between the New Misfits and their Evilverse counter-
> parts, Acla Fright - which is short but full of incident.  After having
> killed Blackbird as part of their infiltration efforts, the Acla
> Frighters are surprised when Blackbird's powers recreate his body,
> reveals himself as one of the family of Wicked (cf Ben Rawluk's _Teens
> In Trenchcoats_ series) and proceeds to beat the crap out of them.
> Regrettably for the villains: they are stupid.  They make the mistake of
> confusing the fact that the heroes don't kill their opponents with the
> notion that they don't have the wherewithal to kill them, and thus even
> when captured they cannot help but taunt the heroes.  This sets off
> Smoke Ring Girl, who kills them and herself with her powers.

That's a summary, not a review.  Was it so good that you had nothing to 
say, or so bad that you didn't dare?

                                               Lalo Martins
      So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
       then they seem improbable, and then, when we
       summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
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