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by Midas » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:06 pm
Cannon is an HC and it is really beautiful. Wood's art is incredible, and he obviously draws really attractive nekkid women. The story is so corny and ridiculous that it's fun. I really like this book.
The Epic collections have been really nice. The paper quality and reproduction is really good and they pack a lot of comics into a very readable and somewhat reasonably priced package. I love that the idea is ultimateyl to collect full runs of the comics in this fashion and I'm all in for that. But not all volumes are going to be the best comics out there. And most of the early Epics are not collecting the best of the best, since I think the plan with the Epic line is to start by filling in the "holes" in what has already been collected elsewhere.
This new Iron Man book apparently collects John Byrne's full run on the character as a writer, with a number of artists including JRJR. I didn't even know this run, which I think spanned some portion of the early 90s, even existed. And 90s comics, including the artistic "style" of the period, are not my favorites. But I haven't read it yet so I don't know if this is any good or not. I'm still reading the first Iron Man Epic Collection, which collects the comics around '82-'83. Again, maybe not the greatest comics but the 80s was the decade I grew up in and began reading comics so I've been really enjoying these stories.
by Arion » Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:59 am
Wally Wood was such a great artist.
Those Epic books sure sound nice! I'm interested in the Iron Man book, especially because of John Byrne. I think I should get it.
by nietoperz » Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:09 amGot my box. In totally random order:
Silver Surfer #1
Black Widow #4
Amazing X-Men #5
All-New X-Men #24
Guardians of the Galaxy #13
Uncanny X-Men #18 & #19
New Warriors #2
Indestructible Hulk #20
Hawkeye #17 & #18
Wolverine and the X-Men #1 & #2
Avengers Assemble #25
Avengers World #4
New Avengers #15 & #16
Superman Unchained #6
The last two were a surprise, as I've dropped both books and thought I'd already received my final issues.
I also received:
American Vampire TP Vol 5
Avengers: Absolute Vision TP Vol 2
Wonder Woman HC Vol 4
Thor, God of Thunder HC Vol 3.
Loads of good reading!
by Arion » Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:45 pm
I'll be getting Silver Surfer by the end of the month.
by nietoperz » Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:00 am
I enjoyed it. It was a great set-up for the series with, of course, wonderful art. It's also pretty obviously Dan Slott's Doctor Who pitch, but then that's my favourite show, so I don't mind.
by Arion » Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:44 pm
Well, I'm buying it mainly because of Allred's art, but I'm a huge Doctor Who fan so that's a nice surprise.
by Evan Meadow » Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:21 pmBox got here Wed. I just finally unpacked it tonight:
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight
Forever Evil: Arkham War
Scooby-Doo Team Up
Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger
Wild Blue Yonder
Burn The Orphanage
Darkness: Vicious Traditions
Tales of Honor
Afterlife With Archie
Archer & Armstrong
Quantum & Woody
Rover Red Charlie
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
Warlord of Mars
Beasts of Burden
Star Wars: Lucas Draft
Batman: Lil Gotham
Justice League 3000
Justice League of America
Legends of the Dark Knight
Royals: Masters of War
Smallville Season 11: Alien
City: Mind in the Machine
Monster & Madman
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye
X-Files: Conspiracy - Crow
East of West
Bloodshot & Hard Corps
Chronos Commandos HC
Magnus: Robot Fighter
Robocop: Last Stand
Six Million Dollar Man Season 6
Trish Out of Water
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Star Wars: Darth Vader & Cry of Shadows
Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War
Strain: The Fall
Batman & Aquaman
Batman Beyond Universe
Birds of Prey
Masters of the Universe: Origins of Eternia TP
Red Hood & The Outlaws
Scribblenauts Unmasked: Crisis of Imagination
Trinity of Sin: Pandora
Artful Daggers: 50 Years Later TP
Edison Rex Vol 2 TP
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Utrom Empire
Transformers: Regeneration One
Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird
Gravel: Combat Magician
Nemo: Roses of Berlin HC
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind
Star Wars: Legacy
Adventures of Superman
All Star Western
Batman: Dark Knight
Beware the Batman
DCU vs Masters of the Universe
Forever Evil: Argus
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion
He-Man & Masters of the Universe
Injustice Year Two
Justice League Cereal Mini Comics 5-9
Justice League: Inside the NBA
Justice League Dark
Suicide Squad: Amanda Waller
Batman: Silver Age Newspaper Strips Vol 1 HC
GI Joe: Real American Hero
Godzilla: Rulers of Earth
Transformers: Dark Cybertron Finale
Alex & Ada
Dead Body Road
One Hit Wonder
Empire of the Dead
Ash & Army of Darkness Annual 2014
Dejah Thoris & Green Men of Mars
Legends of Red Sonja
Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris
by Midas » Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:49 pmI'm really digging the Gold Key stuff from Dynamite. Maybe even more than the Valiant stuff, which I'm largely still enjoying (though the artwork on the latest Archer and Armstrong was nearly cringe-worthy). I'm really looking forward to Jeff Parker's Flash Gordon series and I'm a little bummed that I missed the Kings Watch miniseries that will lead into it. I'm going to have to pick that up in trade.
by Arion » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:18 pm
What's the Gold Key stuff ? I think I haven't heard about it.
by Evan Meadow » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:18 am
He means the Turok, Magnus, Solar, and Doctor Spektor books. They all used to be part of Gold Key before they got popular via Valiant. But because Valiant has never owned them, they're always labeled as the Gold Key characters.
by Evan Meadow » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:19 am
Well issue #5 of Kings Watch is out this week. You might be able to find all the issues at cover price still at a LCS.
by Arion » Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:26 pm
Ah, thank you for the explanation.
by Midas » Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:44 pmI might give that a shot... I've been coming around on "single issue" comics lately as a preferred reading format.
by Arion » Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:08 pm
We have Miracleman and Jupiter's Legacy in common.
by Midas » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:19 pmIt is nearly impossible not to have at least *something* in common with Evan!
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