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    Default What is is the best non-Byrne Alpha story.....

    I think we can all agree that Byrne's Alpha Flight is the best.

    Question....what do you think the best non-byrne story was?

    Mine is in Wolverine. The Wendigo, Mauvias story by Frank Tieri. I thought those issues were a good representation of the team.

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    I liked Furman and Seagle's takes.
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    Chaos War: Alpha Flight.

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    I dunno, but I hope that McCann and Oeming are keeping close eyes on how well FVL and Pak do...if they decide to leave the series (yes, it'll be an ongoing, it will) after four or five years, we need a competent Alpha-lover lined up ready to replace!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flightpath07 View Post
    I dunno, but I hope that McCann and Oeming are keeping close eyes on how well FVL and Pak do...if they decide to leave the series (yes, it'll be an ongoing, it will) after four or five years, we need a competent Alpha-lover lined up ready to replace!
    Man, what I wouldn't give for Oeming to write and draw an Alpha story, Byrne-style. I don't think his art would be a good fit for an ongoing, but a one-shot or backup stories like he did for Avengers Classic would make my life.

    As to the topic at hand: Nicieza's run and Lobdell's first run were pretty solid for the most part, awful art aside. The Chaos War one-shot was fantastic. And I, for one, really liked Omega Flight.

    Best single story, though? X-Men/Alpha Flight: The Gift.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MistressMerr View Post
    Best single story, though? X-Men/Alpha Flight: The Gift.
    Changing my vote. I love that story -- I don't know how I always seem to forget it when it comes to these discussions.

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    Best single issue story?
    Either Marvel Team Up Annual #7 or Chaos War:Alpha Flight.

    Best in-series story?
    Furman's run.

    Best Guest Appearance/Cameo?
    Wolverine #172.

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    I'd throw Omega Flight # 1 into the mix. Even though it was Omega Flight and not Alpha Flight, Oeming did such a wonderful job treating the dead Alphans with respect, and he really did a heck of a job with the characterization of Sasquatch/Walter. As much as I hated what Marvel did to Oeming's work by suddenly making it a mini on him, we owe him a lot of respect for what he wanted to accomplish.

    As far as what storyline in Alpha did i like best? Well, I hated and loved (both at the same time) the death of Mac in issue 12. But what REALLY got me interested in AF was when they semed to bring Mac back, but it ended up being Delphine Courtney; that one had my eyes glued to the pages.

    I also really enjoyed the visuals of the fight scene in West Edmonton Mall.

    Sorry, it is hard to NOT pick a Byrne story, lol.
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    The chaos war one shot was awesome....that and everything Byrne.

    I loved how Nicieza broght back Mac....I actually had that idea for years before it happened. What I hated is that he brought him back again just to kill him???? I wonder why he did that.

    I liked Oeming's Omega Flight in theory. I hated how he made Sasquatch get destroyed by the wrecking crew. Writers seem to forget how powerful Sasquatch is supposed to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hankpym View Post
    I hated how he made Sasquatch get destroyed by the wrecking crew. Writers seem to forget how powerful Sasquatch is supposed to be.
    Uh, the Wrecking Crew gives THOR a run for his money...

    So yeah, sorry, Walt's probably going to get the tar beat out of him. Especially by all four of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tawmis View Post
    Uh, the Wrecking Crew gives THOR a run for his money...

    So yeah, sorry, Walt's probably going to get the tar beat out of him. Especially by all four of them.
    It was also revealed in the handbooks and interviews the Crew was amped when they fought Walter.

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    Ahh... I have to disagree with you there... I think the Nicieza run is probably my least favourite of all 3 volumes, I hated the Mac rebirth/not-dead in the first place. Today anyway. It might dislike Vol.3 more tomorrow.

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    Worse than Mantlo???? Cannot be!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    Ahh... I have to disagree with you there... I think the Nicieza run is probably my least favourite of all 3 volumes, I hated the Mac rebirth/not-dead in the first place. Today anyway. It might dislike Vol.3 more tomorrow.
    Yeah, re-reading I've decided Lobdell's Vol.1 run is my least favourite today.
    I like Alpha taking on Galactus.

    Tomorrow I'll like part of what Lobdell did with Wildchild/Weapon Omega though... *shrugs*

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    For all Mantlo's faults and disrespect of Byrne's work, I found his stories more entertaining than Nicieza's....

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