On Czarnia, you haven't truly defeated your opponent until you've taken a dump on him.
I hope Liefeld doesn't stop doing the Slade Wilson Journal Entries. Even though that's more time I'll spend writing the entries instead of reading comic books. Although I'm less than two weeks behind now! Once I catch up, I'm going to have to think of a way to celebrate. Slitting my wrists in a warm tub sounds relaxing. The way I've been treated by DC's editors and half of their shitty writers, I think I'm spiraling into a deep depression caused by their psychological abuse.
The first page of Issue #11 begins with a Slade Wilson Journal Entry! Except it's for Journal Entry #113 which Slade already wrote. Did Rob fuck up? Or maybe Slade wasn't finished with his thoughts on the Khund. Although this entry doesn't have anything to do with the Khund like last Entry #113. So maybe he numbers them by year? Perhaps Slade is 113 years old and his birthday took place in the middle of last issue as he climbed down the smokestack and into the prison?
Deathstroke's Journal Entry just wouldn't end! So I summed up his synopsis of all of his companions with a Wizardry screenshot.
After Deathstroke's journaling gets the reader caught up on last issue and reintroduces the Omega Men, Zealot tells the story about how Lobo killed everybody!
It's always easier to draw half of a face. Or, you know, stick figures.
"Oh god! Hide Timmy! It's men in sunglasses!"
Did Liefeld just use the same sketch from last issue where Deathstroke is standing by the smokestack? Did he just hand it over to the inker and colorist as if it were new art?
***Warning: Wizardry I: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord references ahead***
Deathstroke's party eventually makes it to Level Three of Lobo's ship. I don't think they took the elevator in the dark area past the "Off Limits" sign. They must have taken the stairs down to Level Three after going around that concentric circles part of Level Two. It's fairly easy to find for a starting party and
Exhibit B. Wait, where the fuck did his swords go? They were just on his back last panel! And they're back on his back next time he appears!
***End of Wizardry references***
The fight begins with Lobo punching everybody in the face. He also says some mean-spirited things about Tigorr being a half-breed. Hey, man! That's uncalled for! You can go around genociding half the universe and then enslaving the other half of the universe, but why you gotta be racist too? Someone has to draw a line somewhere, Lobo.
I guess the sword shapeshifts. Geez. Liefeld doesn't even have the imagination to hide his artistic shortcuts. "Oh man. Drawing a hand holding a sword blade might take too many minutes away from rubbing my baseballs on my crotch. I'll just draw a big, blocky square around her hand! Done! Come here, Home Run Ball that held the World Record for roughly three minutes. Mommy still loves you!"
You could try to outthink him a little bit. Like using the swords and guns you brought in instead of matching him fist for fist.
After the pummeling happens for awhile, Lobo says the classic line that ensures a comic tumbles in the rankings: "That all you got?" Fuck you, Liefeld, and every other writer who ever made a character say that. And so, the tables turn and Deathstroke begins to get pummeled. But Deathstroke finally pulls out his guns.
Um, wait. What? "I'm more your type"? "Sweetheart"? Slade, buddy! You got somethin' you wanna tell us? Do I sense some Lobo/Deathstroke Slash fiction about to happen? Please somebody draw it and I will post it to every site I own. I will make it into posters to post around Portland. Please, somebody. Please!
And since, you know, I guess Lobo is bulletproof, Deathstroke pulls out some thermal detonators! Doesn't Dark Horse have all of the Star Wars publishing rights? Where the fuck did Slade get his hands on some thermal detonators? Oh, well judging by Lobo's response, Rob was just watching Return of the Jedi while scripting this comic.
Even two thermal detonators can't stop a Liefeld drawing from gritting its teeth.
Who was Lobo's last opponent? The guy he threw into the doughnut case?