It's done. That's the best thing I can say.
This was the comic book equivalent of the long passages through V'Ger
in Star Trek: The Motion Picture
or the diving bubble sequence in "The Sea Devils." Yes, it's cool to see Patrick Stewart and Matt Smith sharing the same page. But they needed to do
something with that. Put the characters in jeopardy. Make them work to get out of bad and increasingly worse situations. Have them do
something. That's not what we got. What we got was nostalgia masquerading for narrative.
could have worked. Instead, we got something that Steve Parkhouse and John Ridgway would have needed at most four eight-pagers in Doctor Who Magazine
to cover spread out to 180 pages.
I talk about it more at length on my blog
. I voted for this in Bleeding Cool's "Most Disappointing Comic of 2012
" poll. Avengers Vs. X-Men
was terrible, but I didn't expect anything from that. I expected better from this.