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by Evan Meadow » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:46 pm
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!
by Evan Meadow » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:47 pm
Then you should thank them and say Good Day Sir...............I SAID GOOD DAY SIR!!!!!!!!!
by Arion » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:59 pm
I don't know if you got to read my opinion abot Saga.
You can do it here:
http://artbyarion.blogspot.com/2012/04/ ... aples.html
And I need to ask you a favor. Could you please click on the ad that is being displayed right under the followers box? I need to make sure if it's working properly. Just click on it and that's it.
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...
by Midas » Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:06 pmSorry! 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.
by amlah6 » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:24 pmFEB140076 BALTIMORE HC VOL 04 CHAPEL OF BONES (C: 0-1-2)
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
by Arion » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:04 pm
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.
by Midas » Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:30 amHah! 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...
by Arion » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:29 am
Indeed. At least over 50,000 readers are faithfully following Saga.
by Evan Meadow » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:58 am
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.
by Midas » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:54 amWhat!!! 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.
by Arion » Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:20 pm
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.
by Evan Meadow » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:31 amOrder placed:
Star Wars: Legacy
Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir
The Star Wars
Star Wars: Rebel Heist
Brain Boy: Men From Gestalt
Serenity: Leaves On The Wind
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Angel & Faith
BVTS: Spike - Into the Light HC
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight
New 52 - Futures End (all 4 issues)
Justice League United
Justice League Dark
Aquaman & the Others
Justice League 3000
Trinity of Sin: Pandora
Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger
Batman: Eternal (all 4 issues)
Batman & Frankenstein
Birds of Prey
Red Hood & the Outlaws
Adventures of Superman
Batman Beyond Universe
Injustice Year Two
Smallville Season 11: Lantern
Scooby Doo Team Up
Royals: Masters of War
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
TMNT 30th Anniversary Special
Star Trek: New Visions - Mirror Cracked
Amelia Cole & the Hidden War TP
Monster & Madman
X-Files Art Gallery
GI Joe: Real American Hero
Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye
Star Slammers Remastered
Godzilla: Rulers of Earth
Godzilla: IDW Era
Danger Girl: Mayday
City: Mind in the Machine
Rise of the Magi
Burn the Orphanage: Reign of Terror
Tales from the Con: Year One
68: Rule of War
Alex & Ada
Dead Body Road
Mice Templar: Legend
One Hit Wonder
Tales of Honor
Thief of Thieves
Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird
Miracleman (both issues)
Empire of the Dead: Act One
Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man
Painkiller Jane: 22 Brides
United States of Murder Inc
Rogues Vol 2
Afterlife With Archie
Rover Red Charlie
Gravel: Combat Magician
Space Mountain GN
Shadow: Midnight in Moscow
Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
Magnus: Robot Fighter
Solar: Man of the Atom
Dejah of Mars
Six Million Dollar Man: Season 6
Doc Savage Annual
Captain Action Cat
Ash & the Army of Darkness
Donald Duck: Trail of the Unicorn HC
Andre the Giant: Life & Legend GN
Archer & Armstrong
Shadowman: End Times
Bloodshot & Hard Corps
Quantum & Woody
by Arion » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:19 pmEvan, 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...
by Evan Meadow » Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:20 am
McKayla Maroney's not even impressed with that.
by Arion » Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:14 pm
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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