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Darkside #1 - Comics From The Basement

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Hello and welcome to the Basement...

Sooner or later I was going to talk about Rob Liefeld... and let's face it... you either love the guy and his work... or hate him.... hell one of the guys at my job described Liefeld as a 'piece of garbage who was only allowed into the comic book industry because of family connections' and helped killed the industry in the early 90s... which to me means that Liefeld is basically the comic book industries version of Vince Russo in pro wrestling... a supposed 'fan' who got into an industry without the talent, abilitiy or realization of what made it worked and whose efforts, despite being popular for a time doing more harm than good when one really looks at the effect of his efforts....

That said, Liefeld certainly could be called 'lazy', as his tendency to put things off for months certainly had some dreadful effects, such as when Image and Valiant teamed up out of no-where for the Deathmate cross-over event...  where Val…

Thoughts On AXL/DC

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Hello and Welcome to the Basement...

Late last night it was made official... that Axl Rose of Guns N Roses will be stepping in as the lead singer for the remainder of AC/DC's tour due to Brian Johnson having to step aside because he was in danger of losing his hearing...

While the rumors have been there the fact that it's happening speaks volumes... since Axl has been seemingly on a good-will crusade in recent months... with the GNR Reunion tour and now this.... a quick google search on this news  brings up another of reoccurring themes such as Brian Johnson saying or implying him having to stop performing wasn't exactly well received by the remaining members of the band... and there's a lot of speculation going on there from Jim Breuer feeling as if Johnson was kicked to the curb to Eddie Trunk having a larger than my gut feeling something is off about the whole deal.

Then there is Axl Rose himself... who I said seems to be a on a crusade lately, in squash the beef wit…