Warren Ellis: Ultimate Extinction is on time

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From Warren Ellis's email newsletter Bad Signal:

ULT EXTINCTION is on time -- Brandon's actually working slightly faster than anticipated, and I ended up producing two scripts in a single week to buy some breathing space.
 

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nigma said:
yeah, thats refreshing to know :roll:

Actually I winced a little at that too, considering the major letdowns that were Ultimate Secret #3 & 4.
 

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This is definitely a cruel joke. I don't believe a comic book writer has ever been a head of schedule.
 

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This news doesn't exactly inspire hope in the hearts and minds of readers. Plus I'm still trying to figure out why they say Gah Lak Tus instead of Galactus?

Meh---I just haven't been impressed with Marvel's big Ultimate Universe Crossover events. Between Gah Lak Tus and Vision---they're leaving a lot to be desired. So I'm even losing faith in the upcoming Wolverine/Hulk arc.
 

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Victor Von Doom said:
Plus I'm still trying to figure out why they say Gah Lak Tus instead of Galactus?
That was bugging me for a while. Then it came to me, his name is Gah Lak Tus, and not Galactus.

Staring me in the ****ing face it was.. some things just pass you by.
 

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MaxwellSmart said:
This is definitely a cruel joke. I don't believe a comic book writer has ever been a head of schedule.

You mean artists.

A writer falling behind is pretty darn uncommon.

HITCH : Come on Millar, give me the script already, I've been done with the last issues for ages!

MILLAR : Wait, wait, I want to get the last coma right before I move on the the next panel worth of dialogue.
 

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Here is my idea for marvel's delay standards. The only acceptable reason for an artist to delay an issue is if they have a broken hand and I mean they will have a broken hand if their comic is delayed. I know this is a bit extreme, but I'm pretty sure this will motivate them.
 
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MaxwellSmart said:
Here is my idea for marvel's delay standards. The only acceptable reason for an artist to delay an issue is if they have a broken hand and I mean they will have a broken if their comic is delayed. I know this is a bit extreme, but I'm pretty sure this will motivate them.
Yeah, who cares if a family member dies or something. Screw that!
 
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