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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Evan Meadow » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:46 pm

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I chuckle that you buy just about everything from pretty much every other publisher but Marvel gets the cold shoulder from you. I guess you have to draw the line somewhere but I think it really says something about Marvel that you don't get almost any of their main universe books. Maybe all it says is that you don't want to keep up with both their universe and DC's and so you chose DC. But dang.


LOL it shows years ago as a child my father made me choose between Marvel and DC because he didn't think I should be trying to get everything under the sun. And of course I went with DC. But like you also said, the Marvel Universe overall just doesn't thrill me. But I make sure to get the stuff that does.

But yeah, DC 4 LIFE!

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Evan Meadow » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:47 pm

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I think you're right. That's nice but for a year there it was 50% off trades for both every month. And the month they decide to switch winds up being a month that I really, really could have used the extra discount. Oh well. This actually works out. Saved me from buying a book I didn't really need and spending money I didn't really have.



Then you should thank them and say Good Day Sir...............I SAID GOOD DAY SIR!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:59 pm

Midas wrote:Well, thanks to the end to 50% discounts on all Marvel trades, I'm going to skip getting that Infinity Gauntlet Omnibus. I do already have the trade at least so maybe not a great loss. I'm also going to skip the Sin City "omnibus" as its too darn expensive and kills my budget. So I went from being potentially way over budget (if either of those 2 books was 50% off, I would have bought them budget or no budget) to being under my budget, which gave me room to pick up Vol. 2 of Saga. I was really hesitant to pick up Saga. I didn't believe it could be as good as some people were saying, and I was sorta buying into the "backlash" argument. Turns out I really, really enjoyed the first volume and very much looking forward to seeing how this story unfolds. Is it a bit hipsterish/too clever in its dialogue? Maybe. But its very well done so that doesn't bother me (and I like this type of dialog when it's done well--I love Fraction's Hawkeye and Ryan North's Dinosaur Comics, for example). I highly recommend it if any of y'all were on the fence...

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SPECTRE TP VOL 01 CRIMES AND JUDGEMENTS *Special Discount*
VERTIGO QUARTERLY #1 CYAN (MR)
LAZARUS TP VOL 02 LIFT (MR)
PRETTY DEADLY TP VOL 01 (MR) *Special Discount*
VELVET TP VOL 01 BEFORE THE LIVING END (MR)
STRAY BULLETS THE KILLERS #2 (MR)
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ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #19 REG LAROSA
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VALIANT MASTERS HARD CORPS HC VOL 01 *Special Discount*


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The bundles are the new to get around it. Which isn't that bad really. You get a heck of a lot more items at 50% off then normal. The bad part is, you may get a few books extra you didn't want in the first place. But I'll try to trade those in for credit later on.


I've never tried those bundles. Usually I'm interested in 2 or 3 books tops, I don't know what would I do with all that extra stuff...

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Midas » Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:06 pm

Sorry! I'm using my work computer. It's bad enough I come to this sight but I can't be clicking on random ads...

But I did read your review. Great review, as usual. While the depth you discuss (social commentary and allegory and all) is absolutely in the story, I like it because it's just fun. The characters introduced the the first trade are all likeable and easy to root for. I was put off by the preview art, and agree with you that it looks "rushed" or "stylized" but I've grown accustomed to it and now can't imagine the book being drawn by anyone else. Hopefully it stays strong into Volume 2 and beyond. I'm definitely looking forward to reading it.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby amlah6 » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:24 pm

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FEB140836 DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID HC VOL 03
FEB140288 FAIREST TP VOL 03 RETURN OF THE MAHARAJA (MR)
FEB140527 LAZARUS TP VOL 02 LIFT (MR)
FEB140529 MANHATTAN PROJECTS TP VOL 04 FOUR DISCIPLINES
FEB140537 VELVET TP VOL 01 BEFORE THE LIVING END (MR)
FEB140871 RACHEL RISING #25

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:04 pm

Midas wrote:Sorry! I'm using my work computer. It's bad enough I come to this sight but I can't be clicking on random ads...

But I did read your review. Great review, as usual. While the depth you discuss (social commentary and allegory and all) is absolutely in the story, I like it because it's just fun. The characters introduced the the first trade are all likeable and easy to root for. I was put off by the preview art, and agree with you that it looks "rushed" or "stylized" but I've grown accustomed to it and now can't imagine the book being drawn by anyone else. Hopefully it stays strong into Volume 2 and beyond. I'm definitely looking forward to reading it.


You truly are a tolerant man. I couldn't get used to the art and after a couple of issues I stopped buying Saga. I loved the story but I didn't like the art.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Midas » Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:30 am

Hah! Me and all the other thousands that buy this, apparently. :) I call the art an acquired taste. Now I can't imagine any other art working for this story...

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:29 am

Midas wrote:Hah! Me and all the other thousands that buy this, apparently. :) I call the art an acquired taste. Now I can't imagine any other art working for this story...


Indeed. At least over 50,000 readers are faithfully following Saga.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Evan Meadow » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:58 am

Arion wrote:I've never tried those bundles. Usually I'm interested in 2 or 3 books tops, I don't know what would I do with all that extra stuff...


Realized I never did respond to this (cause it was hidden in the Saga talk).....Yeah in my case with the bundles its only the 2 or 3 books that I didn't want, where the majority are ones I do. So it works for me in that sense. So for now, I'll have issues of Scooby Doo, Minimum Wage, and Stray Bullets issues that I won't know what to do with that I'll just take in to the store. LOL oh and copies of Dead Boy Detectives and American Vampire.

Actually I read Minimum Wage. I thought it wasn't bad. Not enough to want to continue buying it, but I'll read em as they come in, then put them in the "take em to the store" pile.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Midas » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:54 am

What!!! Stray Bullets is worthless to you!?! You philistine! How dare you! :) :)

Not your thing, huh? Different strokes I guess... I'm not saying it's "fun" or anything. In fact, reading the good issues of SB is like getting punched in the gut. But it makes me think and the stories linger in my mind. I find it powerful stuff.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:20 pm

Evan Meadow wrote:
Realized I never did respond to this (cause it was hidden in the Saga talk).....Yeah in my case with the bundles its only the 2 or 3 books that I didn't want, where the majority are ones I do. So it works for me in that sense. So for now, I'll have issues of Scooby Doo, Minimum Wage, and Stray Bullets issues that I won't know what to do with that I'll just take in to the store. LOL oh and copies of Dead Boy Detectives and American Vampire.

Actually I read Minimum Wage. I thought it wasn't bad. Not enough to want to continue buying it, but I'll read em as they come in, then put them in the "take em to the store" pile.


I want Dead Boy Detectives and American Vampire ! Now you know what so send me as a birthday present.

But seriously, like I said before, I prefer individual discounts, and if it's 75% off that's even better.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Evan Meadow » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:31 am

Order placed:

Previews
Star Wars: Legacy
Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir
The Star Wars
Star Wars: Rebel Heist
Star Wars
Tomb Raider
Captain Midnight
Brain Boy: Men From Gestalt
X
Bad Blood
Pariah
Vandroid
Jack Kraken
Victories
Massive
Serenity: Leaves On The Wind
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Angel & Faith
BVTS: Spike - Into the Light HC
Veil
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight
Eltingville Club

New 52 - Futures End (all 4 issues)
Superman: Doomed
Justice League United
Justice League
Justice League Dark
Aquaman & the Others
Aquaman
Secret Origins
Flash
Green Arrow
Justice League 3000
Constantine
Trinity of Sin: Pandora
Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger
Earth 2
Worlds' Finest
Wonder Woman
Superman/Wonder Woman
Action Comics
Superman
Superboy
Supergirl
Batman/Superman
Batman: Eternal (all 4 issues)
Batman
Detective Comics
Batman & Frankenstein
Batwoman
Batgirl
Harley Quinn
Birds of Prey
Catwoman
Batwing
Red Hood & the Outlaws
All-Star Western
Movement
Swamp Thing
Adventures of Superman
Batman Beyond Universe
Batman 66
Injustice Year Two
Smallville Season 11: Lantern
Scribblenauts Unmasked
Scooby Doo Team Up
Astro City
Fables
Fairest
Hinterkind
Royals: Masters of War
Unwritten: Apocalypse
Wake

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
TMNT 30th Anniversary Special
Star Trek
Star Trek: New Visions - Mirror Cracked
Ghostbusters
Amelia Cole & the Hidden War TP
Samurai Jack
Dexter's Laboratory
Monster & Madman
V-Wars
X-Files
X-Files Art Gallery
GI Joe: Real American Hero
Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye
Transformers: Windblade
Star Slammers Remastered
Godzilla: Rulers of Earth
Godzilla: IDW Era
24
Illegitimates
Danger Girl: Mayday
Star Mage
7th Sword
City: Mind in the Machine
Indestructible

MPH
Trees
C.O.W.L
Madame Frankenstein
Nailbiter
Rise of the Magi
Burn the Orphanage: Reign of Terror
Chew/Revival
Tales from the Con: Year One
Fatale
Saga
Walking Dead
Witchblade
68: Rule of War
Alex & Ada
Aphrodite IX
Artifacts
Clone
Cyber Force
Dead Body Road
Deadly Class
Dream Police
Field
Five Weapons
Fuse
Ghosted
Great Pacific
Invincible
Mercenary Sea
Mice Templar: Legend
Morning Glories
One Hit Wonder
Peter Panzerfaust
Rat Queens
Real Heroes
Revenge
Satellite Sam
Sex
Sheltered
Shutter
Sidekick
Skullkickers
Southern Bastards
Sovereign
Spawn
Starlight
Tales of Honor
Ten Grand
Thief of Thieves
Undertow
Zero

Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird
Miracleman (both issues)
Empire of the Dead: Act One
Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man
Ultimate FF
Ultimates
She-Hulk
Painkiller Jane: 22 Brides
United States of Murder Inc

Ghost Wolf
Rogues Vol 2
Lunita
Afterlife With Archie
Jirni
Lola XOXO
Soulfire
Fathom: Kiani
Caliban
Rover Red Charlie
Uber
Gravel: Combat Magician

The Woods
Dead Letters
Evil Empire
Translucid
Returning
Suicide Risk
Deceivers
Last Broadcast
Lumberjanes
Peanuts
Space Mountain GN
Shadow: Midnight in Moscow
Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
Magnus: Robot Fighter
Solar: Man of the Atom
Flash Gordon
Dejah of Mars
Red Sonja
Legenderry
Six Million Dollar Man: Season 6
Twilight Zone
Doc Savage
Doc Savage Annual
Captain Action Cat
Black Bat
Ash & the Army of Darkness

Donald Duck: Trail of the Unicorn HC
Andre the Giant: Life & Legend GN
WWE
Bunker
Auteur
Sixth Gun
Henchmen
Rai
X-O Manowar
Archer & Armstrong
Shadowman: End Times
Unity
Harbinger
Bloodshot & Hard Corps
Quantum & Woody

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:19 pm

Evan, wait till you see my last. You shall be impressed. Very impressed.


UNWRITTEN VOL 2 APOCALYPSE #5 $2.39
MIRACLEMAN #5 $2.99
MIRACLEMAN #6 $2.99
SILVER SURFER #3 $2.39
STARLIGHT #3 $1.79
MPH #1 $1.49

Or perhaps not...

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Evan Meadow » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:20 am

Arion wrote:Evan, wait till you see my last. You shall be impressed. Very impressed.


UNWRITTEN VOL 2 APOCALYPSE #5 $2.39
MIRACLEMAN #5 $2.99
MIRACLEMAN #6 $2.99
SILVER SURFER #3 $2.39
STARLIGHT #3 $1.79
MPH #1 $1.49

Or perhaps not...


McKayla Maroney's not even impressed with that.

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Re: Cart-O-Comics

Postby Arion » Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:14 pm

Evan Meadow wrote:
McKayla Maroney's not even impressed with that.


I've been told is not the size that matters.

The size of one's list, in case there is any confusion...

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