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Re: Legends of the Dark Knight - Jim Aparo - book and story reviews  (reply)
Andy Sheets wrote:Osgood Peabody wrote:The binding is OK - the book lays flat in the middle, and with some minor manipulation, will stay open on its own throughout.I'm sorry, I hate to be That Guy, but I can't help it.The book lies flat....
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04/05/12 6:25 PM
Re: RIP John Severin  (reply)
R.I.P. An extraordinary artist!
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02/15/12 12:28 AM
Re: Marvel Omnibi-why no reprints?  (reply)
comicsatemybrain wrote: MRCOMICBOOK wrote: Who wants to have long box after long box cluttering up your house? What do you think your mother's basement is for?    It`s interesting that if one has a different...
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02/10/12 2:27 AM
Re: NuDC Prices and sales  (reply)
PatrickJoseph wrote: Five Years Later wrote: The other day I went into a comic store for the first time in six weeks. Honestly it felt very old and sad. All those little paper comics looked archaic. I'm really going to miss...
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02/10/12 1:52 AM
Re: icv2 Jan 2012  (reply)
fubarthepanda wrote: Kind of a grim month for classics:Masterworks:MMW ATLAS ERA TALES TO ASTONISH HC VOL 04 (1,281)MMW CAPTAIN MARVEL HC VOL 04 (1,274)Omnibus:X-MEN BY CLAREMONT AND LEE OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 (934)STEVE DITKO OMNIBUS HC...
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02/07/12 7:11 PM
Re: Marvel Omnibi-why no reprints?  (reply)
redplatymoose wrote: MRCOMICBOOK wrote:  I rather read X-men comic books on my Ipad. Much more conveniet.   (while this is probably an argument not even worth getting into: legality aside, many could read...
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02/06/12 3:54 PM
Re: Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes  (reply)
gryphon wrote: Was the series any good? I preordered the hardcover but didnt read the mini. This was done twenty years to late. When was the last time the Legion of Superheroes have been relevant?
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02/06/12 1:25 AM
Re: Marvel Omnibi-why no reprints?  (reply)
edulopez wrote: Yeah, but the omnibus are oversized. That for me compensates the possile uncomfortability. In fact, I don't have any problems reading omnibus in the range of 600-800 pages, even more so with the new thinner...
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02/06/12 1:22 AM
Re: DC 52 sales - analysis of 1-7 - updated (see reply #99) (reply)
jhalbright wrote: Haters gonna hate.Your trying to tell me that the DC 52 reboot is better than the Dark Knight film by Nolan or the Batman animated series by Paul Dini? When I buy something I expect at least a...
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02/06/12 1:13 AM
Re: DC 52 sales - analysis of 1-7 - updated (see reply #99) (reply)
richard63 wrote: MRCOMICBOOK wrote: Before everybody pat themselves on the back. Some advice from a non- mainstream comic reader.I bought and read the entire DC 52 OMNIBUS, and found that 95 percent of the stories in...
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02/06/12 12:54 AM
Re: Marvel Omnibi-why no reprints?  (reply)
PAUL B wrote: I have always regretted not buying the Uncanny X-Men Omnibus when it was out-and it's impossible to get now. Is there a reason that Marvel won't reprint it, given the rubbish they often do reprint?Buy the Marvel...
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02/05/12 3:10 PM
Re: DC 52 sales - analysis of 1-7 - updated (see reply #99) (reply)
Before everybody pat themselves on the back. Some advice from a non- mainstream comic reader.I bought and read the entire DC 52 OMNIBUS, and found that 95 percent of the stories in it were junk. I rather watch the Young Justice...
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02/05/12 2:52 PM
Re: Non BIG-2 titles: Dark Horse - IDW - Image - various  (reply)
DavidTai wrote: I've been pimping Stormwatch from Ellis for a long while. It was a breath of fresh air into superheroics at its time. Nowdays, it's not, but that's because a lot of modern comics built off of what was created via...
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02/05/12 2:45 PM
Re: Whats happened to Marvel?  (reply)
vapspwi wrote: fubarthepanda wrote: vapspwi wrote: That hypothesis doesn't really hold water, though - what was the last leading character that Marvel created that really "stuck"? Deadpool, Cable, X-Force, Gambit. ...
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01/24/12 12:55 AM
Re: ALIEN by Simonson & Goodwin reprinted (reply)
About fraggin time!  
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01/24/12 12:37 AM
Re: Ebay madness  (reply)
Shagbag Jones wrote: As a professional bookseller, I also have this to offer: much to my regret, I suspect that printed books will soon enter a period of accelerated decline. E-Books are almost certain to supplant them. I believe...
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01/16/12 8:12 PM
Re: DC's new "peel back" logo  (reply)
fubarthepanda wrote: Lol, looks like a cheap e-publishing start-up logo. Never thought they could come up with something worse then the current one... I guess as long as they keep the old bullet logo on the Archives, then I don't...
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01/16/12 7:54 PM
Re: The Secret History of Marvel Comics  (reply)
It`s about time somebody gave Martin Goodman his due. The man was a brillant millionaire business man.
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01/16/12 7:48 PM
Re: Passing the crown?  (reply)
MRCOMICBOOK wrote: deejayway wrote: I was thinking of artists who were heavily indebted to one particular artist and whether or not they surpassed their mentors.Neal Adams - Bill SienkiewiczI think Bill did eventually surpass...
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01/16/12 7:35 PM
Re: Comic book goals in 2012  (reply)
To read as many Barks,Eisner and EC archives that I can.To read many more digital comic books for my Ipad and Kindle Fire.To throw out as many 1990 and up moderrn dreck floppies as I can or use them as bird liner.  
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01/16/12 7:25 PM