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Old 07-06-2017, 01:12 PM
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I really enjoyed the "Service" special that Kieron Gillen did for them.
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Old 07-08-2017, 05:42 AM
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The most interesting Cable has ever been was in Duane Swercynski's run where he was lost in an apocalyptic future and trying to raise a baby at the same time.
I remember liking that brief run were it tried to feel like a Vertigo comic. It was by David Tischman and had my favourite use of Igor Kordey as an artist (putting him in New X-Men just didn't work).
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Old 07-09-2017, 05:03 PM
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I really enjoyed the "Service" special that Kieron Gillen did for them.
Yeah, that was fun if insubstantial. I see the need for the navel-gazing post Brexit Bond stories, but the tone was a tad too maudlin for me.
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Old 07-12-2017, 05:08 PM
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Got Astonishing Spider-Man/Wolverine for 5 bucks. I've heard good things and the weirdness in it looks Octo-Good, so I think I'm in for a treat.
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Old 07-22-2017, 04:47 PM
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Other than Half-Century War (which is exceptional) are any of IDWs Godzilla books worth picking up?
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Old 07-24-2017, 05:27 PM
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I'm a good way into Lumberjanes and am having a great time. Must remember to keep them in good condition so I can give them to my niece when she is old enough to read them and probably use crayons on them or something that kids do.
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Old 08-23-2017, 05:25 AM
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How do y'all store your pamphlet-format comics?
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Old 08-23-2017, 08:20 AM
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How do y'all store your pamphlet-format comics?
In the garbage can. If I like a series enough to wanna reread I either kindle it or borrow the trades from the library.
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Old 08-23-2017, 08:33 AM
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How do y'all store your pamphlet-format comics?
In cereal boxes on my bookshelf
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Old 08-23-2017, 09:50 AM
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How do y'all store your pamphlet-format comics?
In old shoeboxes stacked neatly in my closet. I've got one longbox, but I decided that wasn't any more efficient than my shoebox method. If I get more comics than I have room for them, I get rid of some comics. Speaking of which,

Does anyone want a complete run of the New 52 Voodoo series? Its not good and everyone who paid money for it wasted that money. $7.37 OBO
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Old 08-23-2017, 04:07 PM
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In the garbage can. If I like a series enough to wanna reread I either kindle it or borrow the trades from the library.
This isn't really an option for me, at least not universally. I collect a lot of UGs, weird indies, etc. I've also collected a few series' in floppy format because I thought the tpbs were hideous. Also when I'm going in on good trash like old Master of Kung Fu's or 70s Dr Strange's, I really prefer the OGs when I can get 'em.

I've got about a longbox worth of floppies sitting in a stack in my closet, but I was just curious if anyone had any alternatives to an actual longbox..
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Old 08-24-2017, 07:29 AM
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Don't buy floppies if you don't want to keep them or get rid of them. Buy digital comics.
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Old 08-25-2017, 07:09 AM
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This isn't really an option for me, at least not universally. I collect a lot of UGs, weird indies, etc. I've also collected a few series' in floppy format because I thought the tpbs were hideous. Also when I'm going in on good trash like old Master of Kung Fu's or 70s Dr Strange's, I really prefer the OGs when I can get 'em.

I've got about a longbox worth of floppies sitting in a stack in my closet, but I was just curious if anyone had any alternatives to an actual longbox..
Then you're doing about as well as you can.
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Old 09-05-2017, 08:17 AM
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In cereal boxes on my bookshelf
Did you dress 'em up like teg does?

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I made a thing a little while back.




Astonishingly, nobody actually sells anything like this. I looked all over the internet for "basically a magazine holder, but sized for comic books" and the closest I ever got were longboxes and overpriced binders. This is just a cereal box with craft paper and black canvas glued to it.
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Old 09-05-2017, 01:31 PM
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I had completely forgotten that I had purchased the first two volumes of Lewis Trondheim's Little Nothings a long while ago, so I reread both of them, and now I want to get the rest of them.

The watercolours look great mixed with Trondheim's approximate drawing style! I really like the slice-of-life style, sometimes funny, sometimes touching, sometimes non-sensical... Great stuff!
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Old 09-10-2017, 01:24 AM
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The first couple, yeah (although not as nice) but then I got lazy.

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Old 09-10-2017, 09:20 AM
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I feel like I see a lot of dudes and dudettes these days working in a style ultimately derivative of a lot of stuff I love- Toriyama/Otomo-ish action values, Herge-ish/CF-ish post-Adventure Time/Moynihan-ish (or whoever the root of that American pencily thin line style is) line values, Blade Runner-via-80s anime character and set designs- but nobody doing like, cool or 'personal' stories that ultimately don't feel like pure referential derivation.

I think Brandon Graham was probably the first major Western breakout to work in this fusion idiom, but even he had this stumbling block period of being like "here's a Moebius reference! Here's a Dragonball reference!"

I guess what I'm saying I'd love to see someone working in this style do something that's actually weird, with a vision, instead of just like... a stylish pitch for a Cartoon Network action cartoon.
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Old 09-16-2017, 09:44 AM
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Anyone (uhh- Ample Vig? Dr J?) been following the stuff Richard Corben's been doing for Dark Horse the last couple years?

I grabbed up Ragemoor and some of the Poe one shots on a whim and love 'em. Corben's drawn a lot of garbage over the years (see: anything with Bruce Jones), but he's done nothing but grow as an artist. I think I'm gonna gradually pick up Rat God and then move on to Shadows on the Grave, too.
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Old 09-17-2017, 03:45 PM
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I haven't read anything he's done with Bruce Jones, but I've long been a fan of Corben. Probably since either Banner or the "Hard Time" arc in Hellblazer.
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Old 09-21-2017, 02:27 PM
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I've never read any of his Marvel stuff. I'm curious about Banner, though. Corben seems like he'd be a great fit for a cool Hulk story, much the same way that Moebius was a great choice for a Silver Surfer story (quality of narrative aside, the artwork in "Parable" looks great).

I recently grabbed up the series "Ribit!" by Frank Thorne, who's mostly known for Red Sonja and some porno comics. He's got a great, luscious Caniff/Toth-school brush ink line and a proclivity for soft, round figures that's very visually appealing, especially together with the flat 80s coloring, heavy on greens and purples.
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