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by Evan Meadow » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:06 am
If I'm reading them regularly, each month should last a month. But reading regularly has not been my thing lately. I go through my fits and spurts.
I just read yesterday the Muse HC from Humanoids. Absolutely gorgeous work from Terry Dodson and was surprised by how much I liked the story.
Give you another perfect example of how bad this is: Need to go get Star Trek: Into Darkness on Blu Ray today. Never saw the movie in the theater (which is a whole other rant on how bad I am) so I'm DYING to get this and watch it tonight. Now for the comics, I'm still in the middle of the "Crew Origins" arc in the regular book and issue #3 of the Before Darkness prequel tie in mini so if I was reading any faster, I'd have possibly started reading the Trek comic that is now taking place after the movie and conceivably ruining the whole thing for me (not that the actual solicit of the upcoming Kahn mini didn't do that for me already!)
Hell, I was commenting to a friend last night who stopped over how I was waiting to see Fast & Furious 6 on Blu since I didn't see it in the theaters and upset that so far it didn't look like Gina Carrano wasn't going to be in the movie. Next thing she says to me is "Well yeah, she betrayed them." and I went "THANKS, YOU KNOW I HAVEN'T SEEN THE MOVIE!"
by Arion » Thu Sep 12, 2013 5:40 pm
I really enjoyed Start Trek, both movies have been pretty good.
I had no idea you were reading IDW's Star Trek, but of course, with hundreds of comics a month it makes perfect sense.
Meanwhile, here are my latest acquisitions.
by Evan Meadow » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:35 pm
I get 7 of those books out of the picture. LOL and you couldn't tell I read Star Trek? YOU ARE NOT PAYING CLOSE ENOUGH ATTENTION TO WHAT'S ON THE LIST! FAIL!
by Evan Meadow » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:59 pmAnd speaking of "What's on the list", ORDER PLACED:
Black Beetle: Necrolouge
Resident Alien: Suicide Blonde
True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
Strain: The Fall
Kiss Me, Satan
Grindhouse: Doors Open At Midnight
Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War
Star Wars: Legacy
Star Wars: Dark Times - Spark Remains
The Star Wars
Conan Vol 15: Nightmare of the Shallows HC
Conan: Phantoms of the Black Coast TP
Pariah Vol 1 TPB
Birds of Prey
Green Lantern Corps
Red Hood & the Outlaws
Justice League of America
Justice League Dark
Forever Evil: Arkham War
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion
Forever Evil: ARGUS
Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger
Trinity of Sin: Pandora
Batman & Carrie Kelley
Damien: Son of Batman
Batman: Dark Knight
Green Team: Teen Trillionaires
Adventures of Superman
Batman: Black & White
Batman Beyond Universe
Batman: Arkham Unhinged
Smallville Season 11
Injustice: Gods Among Us Annual
Injustice: Gods Among Us
DCU vs MOTU
He-Man & the MOTU
Scooby-Doo Team Up
Beware the Batman
Batman: Lil Gotham
Tom Strong & the Planet of Peril
Transformers: Dark Cybertron
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye
Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters
Transformers: Regeneration One
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
TMNT Villains: Shredder
GI Joe: Cobra Files
GI Joe: Special Missions
GI Joe: Real American Hero
Star Trek: Khan
Danger Girl: Chase
X-Files: Season 10
Godzilla: Rulers of the Earth
Alex & Ada
68: Hallowed Ground
Darkness: Death of Jackie Estacado GN
East of West
Todd, Ugliest Kid on Earth
Walking Dead (both issues)
Cataclysm: Ultimates Last Stand (both issues)
Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man
Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men
Painkiller Jane: Price of Freedom
Kick Ass 3
Shadow Walk HC
Rogues: Cold Ship
Black Coat: Blackest Dye GN
Afterlife with Archie
Trish Out of Water
Executive Assistant iris
Executive Assistant Assassins
Robocop: Last Stand
Six Gun Gorilla
Fanboys vs Zombies
Ash & Army of Darkness
Legends of Red Sonja
Lords of Mars
Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights
Army of Darkness vs Hack/Slash
Warlord of Mars
Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Watson & Holmes
Quantum & Woody
Archer & Armstrong
Bloodshot and HARD Corps
by Arion » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:16 pm
Good to know we have a few books in common.
My memory is not as good as it used to be, and your list is too long to memorize!
by Midas » Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:40 pm
If you read comics, I posit it's pretty hard not to have at least a few books in common with Evan.
by Evan Meadow » Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:41 pm
GOSD needs to post here more often. I can't be the only one just buying everything in the store dammit!
by Arion » Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:52 pm
Exactly. Even if I only bought 1 or 2 titles...
by GOSD » Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:37 pm
I'm at 104 titles a month.
by Midas » Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:32 pm
I just read the first GI Joe trade of the Fred Van Lente run (Homefront, I think). I thought it was very, very well done. It had an exciting plot but what really made it shine was the character development. These characters were definitely not one-dimensional. I liked this a lot better than the Chuck Dixon reboot. That makes me worried about Special Missions but I'll be getting that this month so we'll see.
I also really liked the explanations for the existence of GI Joe and Cobra and the codenames/costumes. Hard to understand why a military unit otherwise would have such non-uniform gear. Maybe this has been done or said before but it was the first time I could remember it.
by Arion » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:54 pm
That's what I get in 4 or 5 months.
by GOSD » Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:09 pm
That's a good thing.
Evan and I have a sickness.
by Arion » Wed Sep 18, 2013 3:42 pm
If that's the case I wish I could be that sick.
by Evan Meadow » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:25 pm
Yet he's still married. So the fact that he still gets away with it with a wife and kids is a bigger deal.
by Midas » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:58 pmHe's the man! My wife has *edit* encouraged me to curtail my reading and purchasing habit now that we have children...
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