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Re: The Church Of Comic Books

Post by Swayambhu » Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:02 pm

^ lol yes~

I wish I had a pair of Spider shades, but apparently they're stupidly expensive, unless you make 'em yourself.

in the meantime, last page I'll post in hopes of convincing some of you folks here to give it a read:

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Re: The Church Of Comic Books

Post by Yen sid » Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:23 am

I need a copy of Fallout: All roads.

That, and I STILL gotta get a copy of the boys, I meant...DA BOYZ.
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Post by TakerFoxx » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:56 am

Just ordered the first four volumes of the Secret Six.

Can't wait until they get here. :D
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Post by Ravenhull » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:07 pm

Just looking at The Dark Knight Returns again. You know, you can criticize Frank Miller in general, probably rightly so, but this is still a true classic and milestone in comic literature. His use of atmosphere and such, especially in the heatwave/coming storm background in book one, was very compelling. That said, while I've never actually read the sequel, from what I've heard, I'm not that interested either.
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Post by Kamino Neko » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:18 pm

TakerFoxx wrote:Just ordered the first four volumes of the Secret Six.
Oh, are you in for a treat. (Or, if they've already arrived, you have received a treat.) That book is so damn good. (Then again, Gail Simone owns my freakin' soul.)

And, for once, the writer beat fandom to an awesome crack 'ship. (Not gonna say which...it's past where those collections make it to, I think - which 4 do you have?)
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Post by Ravenhull » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:29 pm

Looking back through the thread, I saw some comments about what happened to Barbara Gordon in The Killing Joke, and I remember reading somewhere that Moore claims that he had intended on this being an 'Elseworlds' type story, but the folks at DC insisted in making this part of the main continuity. That said, I am glad that John Ostrander gave her a new role, and while part of me would be quite happy to see her 'cured', part of me is glad they kept her status constant. Of course, part of that is tempered by the fact that Bruce had his back shattered and repaired in the time since she was crippled, but he's a star... :-w

In other directions:

Are there many fans of Adam Warren out there on the board? I am actively buying volumes of Empowered as they come out, and I loved his earlier stuff with The Dirty Pair, Bubblegum Crisis: Grand Mal and the side stories he did for Gen13. His Elsworlds installment of The Teen Titans: Rock, Paper, Scissors I thought was a great deconstruction of the the superhero mythos.
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Re: The Church Of Comic Books

Post by Fen » Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:25 pm

Not sure if it should be here, given that they're technically graphic novels...

But Persepolis and Sunny Side Down by Lev Yilmav(from Tales of Mere Existence) got here these days.
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Post by brnleague99 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:56 am

Nice to see my little comic book thread is still going strong at 8 pages. I KNEW it was a good idea. :-? (Shaun toasting with the coffee cup in Shaun Of The Dead)

That said. If you get a chance, pick up Steel #1 (Reign Of Doomsday). I was so pleased by this book that I actually wrote a letter to DC Comics expressing my sadness that it was a oneshot and Steel wasn't actually getting his own book again. (True story...)
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Post by Ravenhull » Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:44 am

Adam Warren's Empowered discusses the new Wonder Woman TV pilot:

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Post by Tenjen » Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:45 pm

A colleague at earth, i mean work..., lent me his new hard back copy of Superman Earth one [#1]. AND DAMN IS IT GOOD.

ive not read actual physical comics for ages but i really loved this one.
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Re: The Church Of Comic Books

Post by Yen sid » Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:02 am

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Best wolverine comic book series?

Post by mendis12 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:44 am

ive heard of wolverine origins, wolverine weapon x, and wolverine first class... i want to start reading a wolverine comic but lookin for some opinions on which one to get first.

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Are these good comic book characters?

Post by mendis12 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:45 am

Okay first off it is for an art project at school it is due before the end of the semester

here are the characters i have so far

Gladiator-an archaeologist and roman historian/weapons expert was on an archaeological
hunt where he found a sword and shield in a roman temple he tried to pick them up but they weighed a ton then he stumbled on a helmet the helmet of mars(made up) when he put it on he became incredibly strong and agile and the sword and shield were weightless

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Re: The Church Of Comic Books

Post by brnleague99 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:41 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxeGFM0S6zE

It is impossible for me to love this any more than I do.

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Synopsis: When zombies attack Riverdale on Halloween, Sabrina The Teenage Witch messes up a protection spell...and summons KISS to fight the zombie horde!

Awesome. I've been a KISS fan since I was 14 and this slays.
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