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Keb

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Postby Keb » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:47 pm

Hey everyone, I'm collecting data for a front page article on the Marvel NOW! event. Since we're five months in and there are only a few books left to come out, I figure I'd kick this off with a survey. Kinda like what nieto did back in December/January with the 2012 top ten list.

(If you are planning to pick something up that hasn't been released, treat it like you are already buying it)

So here goes:

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?



What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?



Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?



Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?




If you have any questions, leave them in the thread or PM me. Also, feel free to leave issue numbers or explanations as to why (I may quote you on those) if you want. No biggie if you don't.

List of Marvel NOW titles (included for this survey):
    Uncanny Avengers
    A+X
    All-New X-Men
    Captain America
    Deadpool
    Fantastic Four
    FF
    Indestructible Hulk
    Iron Man
    Thor: God of Thunder
    X-Men Legacy
    Avengers
    New Avengers
    Avengers Arena
    Cable and X-Force
    Thunderbolts
    Morbius
    Savage Wolverine
    Superior Spider-Man
    Uncanny X-Force
    Young Avengers
    Fearless Defenders
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    Nova
    Secret Avengers
    Uncanny X-Men
    Wolverine
    X-Men
    Avengers Assemble
    Daredevil
    Journey into Mystery
    Red She-Hulk
    Wolvering a/t X-Men
    Hawkeye
    Winter Soldier
    Thanos Rising
    Age of Ultron
    Captain Marvel

Thanks for your time!
Keb
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nietoperz

The Goddamn Bat-min

Postby nietoperz » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:52 pm

What Marvel NOW! books did you begin picking up with the launch of the event?

With the launch issues:

Avengers
FF
Fantastic Four
Fearless Defenders
Indestructible Hulk
Uncanny Avengers
Uncanny X-Men
Wolverine
X-Men

I've just added All-new X-Men and X-Factor as well. And am still reading Daredevil and Hawkeye.

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?

Captain America
Daredevil
Hawkeye


Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?


Captain America. And I did.



Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?

No. But Uncanny Avengers is on a VERY short leash.
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Keb

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Postby Keb » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:57 pm

What Marvel NOW! books did you begin picking up with the launch of the event?
Uncanny Avengers
Captain America
New Avengers
Savage Wolverine

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
None :(

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
There were no books I was planning to drop as I wasn't reading any.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
No.
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Keb

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Postby Keb » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:59 pm

nietoperz wrote:What Marvel NOW! books did you begin picking up with the launch of the event?

With the launch issues:

Avengers
FF
Fantastic Four
Fearless Defenders
Indestructible Hulk
Uncanny Avengers
Uncanny X-Men
Wolverine
X-Men

I've just added All-new X-Men and X-Factor as well. And am still reading Daredevil and Hawkeye.

I guess I should have specified if the book was picked up during the launch or after. I've changed #1 to: "What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?"
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nietoperz

The Goddamn Bat-min

Postby nietoperz » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:03 pm

Basically, the last few months have seen me go from being a DC guy to being a Marvel one. And I don't regret it one bit: the books are just better.
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Zero

Zombie Guard

Postby Zero » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:09 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?
Uncanny X-Men
All-New X-Men
Avengers
New Avengers
Thor


What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
Wolverine and the X-Men
I guess Hawkeye fits here. It launched pre-Marvel Now but I only picked it up last month.

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
Fantastic Four and F4, because the writer was leaving.


Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
No, I'm happy with all my new titles.
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Glacier16

cheese

Postby Glacier16 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:13 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?

Avengers
New Avengers
Thor: God of Thunder
Daredevil
Journey Into Mystery
Thanos Rising
Hawkeye (though not really under the NOW! banner, I will plug this book every chance i get)

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?

Journey Into Mystery
Uncanny X-Force

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?

Yes, Uncanny X-Force because the new lineup and characters for NOW! just didn't appeal to me.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?

Uncanny X-Force, but I jumped off with the new numbering.
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GiveWarAChance

Fagorstorm

Postby GiveWarAChance » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:16 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?
Uncanny X-Force
Uncanny Avengers
All-New X-Men
Captain America
FF
Iron Man
Thor: God of Thunder
Avengers Arena
Savage Wolverine
Fearless Defenders
Guardians of the Galaxy
Nova
X-Men
Journey Into Mystery
Red She-Hulk
Uncanny X-Men
Avengers
New Avengers
Daredevil
Captain Marvel
Fantastic Four
Indestructible Hulk
Superior Spider-Man

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
Uncanny X-Men
Avengers
New Avengers
Daredevil
Captain Marvel
Fantastic Four
Indestructible Hulk/Incredible Hulk
Superior Spider-Man/Amazing Spider-Man
Red She-Hulk/Hulk

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
I had dropped FF, Uncanny X-Force and Thor before Marvel NOW started.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
No.
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holtom2000

dINGO

Postby holtom2000 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:26 pm

I give you guys (and gals?) credit. Last brand new series I got was Avengers vs X-Men. Got that digitally. I mainly stick to trades these days - mostly Marvel, mind you, as I was a DC for just about ever and I missed a lot of Marvel in the last 30 years or so.
Some of this Marvel stuff looks good, but I'll trade wait. I've been burned far too many times with series that don't pay off, and I demand value for money - and $4 for a 10 minute read ain't doing it for me.
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misac

Outhouse Editor

Postby misac » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:36 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?

Hawkeye (think came it out before so I don’t know if it counts)
Indestructible Hulk
Fearless Defenders
Wolverine
X-Men (girl X-Men)

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?

Monthly; Captain America.
Trade waiting; X-Men, X-Force, Fantastic Fours, Red Hulk, Thor, Avengers Academy


Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?

No.


Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?

No.

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Don’t know where Winter Soldier falls into all this but I’m still getting that. Just new creative team I guess.
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Amoebas

Son of Stein

Postby Amoebas » Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:07 pm

Not counting Daredevil or Hawkeye...

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?
1st issue only...
Secret Avengers
Iron Man
Thor: God of Thunder
Fearless Defenders
Superior Spider-Man
Avengers Arena

Entire run so far...
Avengers
New Avengers
Uncanny Avengers
Captain America
Fantastic Four
FF
Indestructible Hulk

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
Amazing Spider-Man

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
As there was only the one, no.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
Secret Avengers
Uncanny Avengers
Avengers Arena
Iron Man
Thor: God of Thunder
FF
Indestructible Hulk
Fearless Defenders
Superior Spider-Man

Likely to be dropped soon...
Avengers
New Avengers
Captain America
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Grayson

Outhouse Drafter

Postby Grayson » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:09 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?
All-New X-Men
Avengers
Captain America
Deadpool
Fantastic Four - First Issue Only
Guardians of the Galaxy
Hawkeye
Indestructible Hulk
New Avengers
Superior Spider-Man - First Issue Only.
Thor: God of Thunder
Uncanny Avengers
Uncanny X-Force
Uncanny X-Men

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
Amazing Spider-Man
Avengers Assemble
Captain America
Uncanny X-Force

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
I dropped Avengers Assemble after that awful first arc.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
Superior Spider-Man - Say what you will about it, it's just not a story that I want to read, nor am I interested in the inevitable reset this will bring to Spider-Man's status quo.
Uncanny X-Force - I will give this book one more issue but so far I am not impressed by the changes made.
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Keb

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Postby Keb » Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:16 pm

misac wrote:Don’t know where Winter Soldier falls into all this but I’m still getting that. Just new creative team I guess.

I think it does. I've noticed that the latest issues have been coming out with the Marvel NOW branding on the bottom. Same with Hawkeye.

I'll count it for now.

Daredevil also counts.

Here is a list of titles:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Now
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GiveWarAChance

Fagorstorm

Postby GiveWarAChance » Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:19 pm

Does Indestructible Hulk count as Incredible Hulk? Does Superior Spider-Man count as Amazing Spider-Man?
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The Beast

Swedish Pinata of Death

Postby The Beast » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:01 pm

What Marvel NOW! books have you begin picking up since the launch of the event?
F4
Daredevil
Indestructible Hulk
Uncanny X-men
New Avengers
Hawkeye

What Marvel books that came under the NOW! banner were you currently reading before the event launch?
Daredevil
FF
F4
Uncanny X-men
Incredible Hulk

Were there any books you were planning to drop before the event?
I dropped everything after AvX #8, except Daredevil.

Were there any book you've dropped since the event launch?
Not so far...

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