For the most part, this probably works. The kids titles are especially creatively presented. Bongo comics (Simpsons), Mouse Guard, Smurfs, Avatar, Spongebob were all snapped up by our visitors, and rightly so. Even Marvel put out a fun Rocket Racoon preview.
and then there was this:
|Futures End #0 FCBD Special Edition|
various (8!) writers and artists credited
What is this constant need to tear everything apart? The first time these gargantuan storylines appeared, they were fresh and featured heroic sacrifices, moments of valor, and hope for the future. Now we get a constant state of Ragnarok.
The kids know how to interpret these characters. We had one young man dressed as a lucha version of Thor, all shiny with tin foil and swirling a cape. I'm sure he doesn't fantasize about the God of Thunder having his limbs torn off by nightmarish robot hybrids. He probably dreams of flying through the air and keeping bad people at bay with his hammer. A better world, not a dead one.