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Einchy
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(08-01-2017, 10:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

You can take pitchforks on trains right?

Pitchfork the train for not allowing pitchforks!
Aizo
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(08-01-2017, 10:49 AM)
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I laughed at this panel. Does Atom have a power I didn't know about called self immolation?

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Captain Skeleton
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(08-01-2017, 11:15 AM)
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So rumor is they are merging the Teen Titans and the Titans? I don't get why.
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(08-01-2017, 11:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

So rumor is they are merging the Teen Titans and the Titans? I don't get why.

I'm not up to date, so I don't have an educated judgement, but that sounds bad.
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(08-01-2017, 11:54 AM)
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Justice League
Titans
Teen Titans/Young Justice.

With mentors from the above helping the youngers. The farm system!
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(08-01-2017, 12:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

So rumor is they are merging the Teen Titans and the Titans? I don't get why.

So the Titans are all in one place when Deathstroke decides to start murdering them again, obviously.
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(08-01-2017, 12:23 PM)
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I really don't know how they would handle the lineup for a merged Titans book.
Ross61
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(08-01-2017, 12:27 PM)
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The older Titans mentor the younger Titans and lead missions. Not that hard to imagine.
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(08-01-2017, 12:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ross61

The older Titans mentor the younger Titans and lead missions. Not that hard to imagine.

This is exactly what Johns' run started off as.
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(08-01-2017, 12:34 PM)
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I want more praise for my Atom joke.
Last edited by Aizo; 08-01-2017 at 12:37 PM. Reason: I am king of secret messages today.
Captain Skeleton
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(08-01-2017, 12:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aizo

I want more praise for my Atom joke.

Honestly I didn't get it. But don't explain it, that'll ruin the joke.

Read Black Science volume 5. Pace has slowed down but I'm really happy with the direction the series is looking to take.
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(08-01-2017, 12:58 PM)
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I want a Big Barda solo comic.
Captain Skeleton
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(08-01-2017, 01:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by TropicalFish

I want a Big Barda solo comic.

Well maybe after Mister Miracle is successful?
Aizo
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(08-01-2017, 01:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

Honestly I didn't get it. But don't explain it, that'll ruin the joke.

Read Black Science volume 5. Pace has slowed down but I'm really happy with the direction the series is looking to take.

I won't explain the joke...
unless you quote this post to see the secret.
Messi
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(08-01-2017, 01:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

Well maybe after Mister Miracle is successful?

Haha good one
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(08-01-2017, 01:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

Read Black Science volume 5. Pace has slowed down but I'm really happy with the direction the series is looking to take.

Mmm I much preferred 4-5 to the earlier volumes. The art is unquestionably amazing throughout and the worlds they go to are pretty cool but I didn't really like the pacing in the earlier books, and honestly I felt like I was being told by Remender why a character was interesting, deep or flawed oppose to actually seeing, experiencing and coming to that conclusion myself; I was kind of apathetic to McKay. Also, while this is a kind of general concern with his last few years of work, Remender's love for that shock GoT main character style death that isn't so shocking after awhile rears it's head too.

However. All that negative to say that the way he pays everything off that's happened so far in the newer books, slows the pace and actually digs in to the characters, I think he's brought the series to an interesting place and almost kind of made me forgive him for the first few volumes frustrations; it kind of makes it all worth it: I really didn't like being told Grant McKay over and over was this flawed but interesting fellow I should root for, but seeing him completely strip the character down to nothing and make the character face that ego head on is very, very well done and it does kind of weave the whole thing together.

My only struggle now actually is something that has popped up over in Deadly Class too: Dinisio is good on colours but it just feels less than what it was before with White. I find the change really jarring, and strange since I've experienced a similar feeling with Deadly Class' change in colourist (none of the colourists are the same folks it's more the trend I'm comparing)
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(08-01-2017, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Donniewahlberg

Mmm I much preferred 4-5 to the earlier volumes. The art is unquestionably amazing throughout and the worlds they go to are pretty cool but I didn't really like the pacing in the earlier books, and honestly I felt like I was being told by Remender why a character was interesting, deep or flawed oppose to actually seeing, experiencing and coming to that conclusion myself; I was kind of apathetic to McKay. Also, while this is a kind of general concern with his last few years of work, Remender's love for that shock GoT main character style death that isn't so shocking after awhile rears it's head too.

However. All that negative to say that the way he pays everything off that's happened so far in the newer books, slows the pace and actually digs in to the characters, I think he's brought the series to an interesting place and almost kind of made me forgive him for the first few volumes frustrations; it kind of makes it all worth it: I really didn't like being told Grant McKay over and over was this flawed but interesting fellow I should root for, but seeing him completely strip the character down to nothing and make the character face that ego head on is very, very well done and it does kind of weave the whole thing together.

My only struggle now actually is something that has popped up over in Deadly Class too: Dinisio is good on colours but it just feels less than what it was before with White. I find the change really jarring, and strange since I've experienced a similar feeling with Deadly Class' change in colourist (none of the colourists are the same folks it's more the trend I'm comparing)

I feel the first 3 volumes are supposed to be this hectic, chaotic, mad-dash, end of the world escape. The crew never really get a break to sit down and take stock. And I like that a hell of a lot. It's something that's skipped over in other books. I think reading the trades help sell that idea alot.

You aren't suppose to really side with Grant until Godworld. To me the title of the first arc 'How to fall Forever' is really about Grant as well as the concept. He was on a downward spiral and took that into other dimensions and brought his kids along for the ride.

I honestly haven't noticed the colour situation.
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(08-01-2017, 01:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

I feel the first 3 volumes are supposed to be this hectic, chaotic, mad-dash, end of the world escape. The crew never really get a break to sit down and take stock. And I like that a hell of a lot. It's something that's skipped over in other books. I think reading the trades help sell that idea alot.

You aren't suppose to really side with Grant until Godworld. To me the title of the first arc 'How to fall Forever' is really about Grant as well as the concept. He was on a downward spiral and took that into other dimensions and brought his kids along for the ride.

I honestly haven't noticed the colour situation.

I did read them in trade, so I don't think I had any different experience in the reading, just the interpretation. I do agree that it was supposed to be hectic, but I think hte book suffered for it when it came to the characters and while it worked as an adrenaline rush, it was kind of sad to see so many interesting worlds and situations unexplored outside of danger and death. I think Remender's heavy pivot and as he described it himself *reboot* of the series speaks for itself but I appreciate you feel differently on the McKay thing.

Ironically I don't side with him post volume 4, I just think Remender started presenting him as what he clearly is and gave him the consequences for his behaviour needed to take the character seriously haha. Regardless, I considered dropping it at vol 3 whereas now I am pretty interested in where things go, so there's that.
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(08-01-2017, 01:44 PM)
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Mr. Skeleton, I explained the joke for you.
Please laugh.
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(08-01-2017, 01:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Donniewahlberg

I did read them in trade, so I don't think I had any different experience in the reading, just the interpretation. I do agree that it was supposed to be hectic, but I think hte book suffered for it when it came to the characters and while it worked as an adrenaline rush, it was kind of sad to see so many interesting worlds and situations unexplored outside of danger and death. I think Remender's heavy pivot and as he described it himself *reboot* of the series speaks for itself but I appreciate you feel differently on the McKay thing.

Ironically I don't side with him post volume 4, I just think Remender started presenting him as what he clearly is and gave him the consequences for his behaviour needed to take the character seriously haha. Regardless, I considered dropping it at vol 3 whereas now I am pretty interested in where things go, so there's that.

Yeah I enjoyed that aspect of it a hell of a lot and by extension the use of other worlds reminds me of Primer, where in you aren't supposed to see a detailed picture but they at to the bigger picture of the chaos of interdimensional travel.

I'm interested to see how being stupid and forced to be in the asylum will help Grant in the long run. I'm glad Remeder didn't just lean into the rescuing the family angle because it's too predictable and the unpredictability is what hooks me.

Originally Posted by Aizo

Mr. Skeleton, I explained the joke for you.
Please laugh.

IT'S CAPTAIN! And did you!?
Zombine
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(08-01-2017, 01:48 PM)
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Messi: 2 months away 🙌🏼
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(08-01-2017, 01:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aizo

Mr. Skeleton, I explained the joke for you.
Please laugh.

Aizo, sit down. Let's talk about the joke.

It wasn't very funny.
Aizo
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(08-01-2017, 01:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Poodlestrike

Aizo, sit down. Let's talk about the joke.

It wasn't very funny.

I'm already lying down, so the joke is on you! because I can easily turn and cry into my pillow in this position.
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(08-01-2017, 01:55 PM)
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Don't we already have a recommendations thread by Zombine? The start up thread is a recommendation thread no?
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(08-01-2017, 01:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Messi

Don't we already have a recommendations thread by Zombine? The start up thread is a recommendation thread no?

Kinda. It's also super dead, though. Cough. Zombine.
Honestly, though, it is a bit different. Zombine's thread is very good, but it's not just about general recommendations.
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(08-01-2017, 02:02 PM)
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A recommendation thread only needs one recommendation anyway.

DC New Frontier.

Done.
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(08-01-2017, 02:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zombine

Messi: 2 months away 🙌🏼

Don't tell my bank account
Aizo
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(08-01-2017, 02:18 PM)
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What's in two months?

Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

A recommendation thread only needs one recommendation anyway.

DC New Frontier.

Done.

Nobody ever told me if the hardcover one has higher paper quality than the softcover one.
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(08-01-2017, 02:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aizo

What's in two months?

Nobody ever told me if the hardcover one has higher paper quality than the softcover one.

the OHC has nicer paper usually

NYCC is in two months. Where I get to meet up with Zombine and form the ComicGAF super powers.
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(08-01-2017, 02:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aizo

What's in two months?

Nobody ever told me if the hardcover one has higher paper quality than the softcover one.

I have the absolute edition and softcover so I can't compare them, sorry.
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(08-01-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Messi

the OHC has nicer paper usually

NYCC is in two months. Where I get to meet up with Zombine and form the ComicGAF super powers.

Yeah! It's always an amazing time.
Lashley
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(08-01-2017, 02:46 PM)
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hello, fellow comic fans
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(08-01-2017, 02:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Messi

the OHC has nicer paper usually

NYCC is in two months. Where I get to meet up with Zombine and form the ComicGAF super powers.

Who do I get to meet at Tokyo Comic Con?

Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

I have the absolute edition and softcover so I can't compare them, sorry.

What's the absolute edition?
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(08-01-2017, 02:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zombine

Yeah! It's always an amazing time.

Sure, you could call it that.

Originally Posted by Aizo

Who do I get to meet at Tokyo Comic Con?

What's the absolute edition?

I can't afford to go to that one. I also read my comics left to right like a Goddamn American.
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(08-01-2017, 02:50 PM)
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Ordered the God Country TP from Big Bang since they have an exclusive version.
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Originally Posted by Aizo

Who do I get to meet at Tokyo Comic Con?

Ghosts.

Originally Posted by Aizo

What's the absolute edition?

The Absolute Edition of New Frontier.
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(08-01-2017, 03:01 PM)
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all hail God King Messi
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(08-01-2017, 03:06 PM)
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BC: New Hitman comic from Dynamite.
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(08-01-2017, 03:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordOfLore

BC: New Hitman comic from Dynamite.

Got really excited before realizing I was thinking of the wrong Hitman.
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(08-01-2017, 03:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by BoogieWoogie

Got really excited before realizing I was thinking of the wrong Hitman.

same :(
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(08-01-2017, 03:15 PM)
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Fabok did a small Superman thing~

Edit: Turned in some old books and grabbed Cosmic Odyssey Deluxe Edition at the store for 50% thanks to the books.

Orlando teases some fan favorites.
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Originally Posted by LordOfLore

Edit: Turned in some old books and grabbed Cosmic Odyssey Deluxe Edition at the store for 50% thanks to the books.

You sacrificed the lives of those books so you could have great savings. You monster.
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Originally Posted by Freezasaurus

You sacrificed the lives of those books so you could have great savings. You monster.

DC One Million TP(which I now have the omnibus for), Sandman TP vol 1(which I have the first omnibus for(in swedish sadly))and 2 JoJo manga volumes(that I have the JoJonium volumes for now).
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(08-01-2017, 03:57 PM)
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I'm looking forward to movember now with all the Superman mustache stuff.

Will DC support it? I hope so!
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Originally Posted by Captain Skeleton

I'm looking forward to movember now with all the Superman mustache stuff.

Will DC support it? I hope so!

A fan has already done the work for them:

Seriously, would be great marketing for a fantastic cause. The film even comes out in November!
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Originally Posted by TetraxShards

A fan has already done the work for them:


Seriously, would be great marketing for a fantastic cause. The film even comes out in November!

The way DC are at at the moment I could totally see it happening. Someone tell Jim Lee or Geoff Johns! QUICK! To the Batphone!
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For Steph's 25th birthday:

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Lashley
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(08-01-2017, 04:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordOfLore

BC: New Hitman comic from Dynamite.

Hell fucking yes
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(08-01-2017, 04:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordOfLore

For Steph's 25th birthday:

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So cute.<3
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(08-01-2017, 04:39 PM)
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Nice job on the thread as usual guys.

I've been neglecting my weekly books and reading some old stuff on Marvel Unlimited for a change. My conclusion from reading Thanos Quest and Infinity Gauntlet: Thanos has issues.

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