I spook very little English at the time (not that I speak much more now) but as soon as I hit play I got hooked. It was a powerful, energetic, vibrant sound. Melodic at times and brutal at others. Little by little I learned the lyrics and the more I knew the more I loved it.
It was the 1980 Iron Maiden self titled album.
Well, 20 something years later I finally got to see them live and it was glorious. Sure the age shows a bit after all they're like 150 years old by now, but it was a kid's dream come true. Last 29th of May was a great day indeed.
What does this has to do with comics you ask? Nothing, I'm just in a sharing mood.
|Transmetropolitan Vol 1|
So starting this weekend and for the next 10 Saturday's RGN will revisit each volume of Transmetropolitan starting with Volume 1 in what will be a Transmetropolitan o'ton.
|Iron Man 2020|
Arno Stark is nothing like Tony. He stands for nothing but ego and money. Unlike current (at the time the original comics were published) Iron Man Arno never outgrown his flamboyant playboy persona. That attitude will put him through tough times, but unlike his predecessor he doesn't learn his lesson.
From playboy millionaire to mercenary, it will all be reviewed next Wednesday.
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