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  1. Thread: Latest orders!

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    Latest order arrived - Conan the Barbarian #5...

    Latest order arrived -

    Conan the Barbarian #5 and 22 (leaving me needing only 1 issue (#24) to complete the Marvel run in original form
    ...
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    Poll: Don't really care about condition-I actually...

    Don't really care about condition-I actually usually look for Fair to VG copies when I hunt back issues for key books/pricier stuff as I am really only interested in reading copies-as long as the...
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    So much so the person in question took legal action....

    -M
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    Stony gets the vote. -M

    Stony gets the vote.

    -M
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    It's also not stealing from Bryant as you imply...

    It's also not stealing from Bryant as you imply with your stealing a wallet analogy. Bryant is an employee, he is paid to do a job at whatever location his employer wants him to work at (whether AAA...
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    If you are looking at success, Marvel's trade...

    If you are looking at success, Marvel's trade policy has them at #3 in trade sales in the direct market and about 7th or 8th in the book market for trade sales only. Image seems to have the most...
  7. Thread: Latest orders!

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    Recent additions/orders: 3 art books: The...

    Recent additions/orders:

    3 art books:
    The Dynamite Art of Alex Ross
    Joe Kubert Drawing from Life
    Magnetic Storms by Roger Dean

    and a few Bronze Age back issues:
    Savage Tales 9, 10 and...
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    Except they are not stealing from Bryant. They...

    Except they are not stealing from Bryant. They are paying him to work for them according to the terms of the contract. He's free to go work in another industry if he doesn't like the terms, but by...
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    If I am a team that has to take the risk and live...

    If I am a team that has to take the risk and live with the vagaries and inconsistencies that usually occur in a player's rookie year, and I can gain the reward for that risk of adding another season...
  10. Thread: 1000 books in 2015

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    Since the last update... Robin Plus Fang #2...

    Since the last update...

    Robin Plus Fang #2
    Superboy Plus Slither #2
    Catwoman Plus Scream Queen #1
    Scare Tactics #10-12
    Heavy Metal #1
    Elric: The Making of a Sorcerer #1-3

    plus a bunch of...
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    But the players negotiated it the way it is, much...

    But the players negotiated it the way it is, much like the NFLPA letting the owners have a structured rookie contract system so there is more money to go to veteran players, the MLB players don't...
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    12 days in the minors is what they need for the...

    12 days in the minors is what they need for the year not to accrue I believe.However the MLBPA is monitoring the situation and may tr yto prevent it from happening. Not sure where I stand on it, I...
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    I never venture there, sorry wasn't aware of it. ...

    I never venture there, sorry wasn't aware of it.

    -M
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    Things go boom! ...

    Things go boom!

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    -M
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    Alright let's turn this on its head a bit...

    Alright let's turn this on its head a bit then-for all those that think being a fan makes opinions more valid...

    2 fans

    -one is a fan of the television medium, big fan of all types of shows,...
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    Hey Jez! :p Was the sketch variant an original...

    Hey Jez! :p
    Was the sketch variant an original sketch on one of the blank variants or did DC offer a variant with multiple copies of the same sketch?

    I do buy a lot of the blank sketch covers...
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    and then squandered the pick you got with typical...

    and then squandered the pick you got with typical Browns flair for finding busts or headcases in the first round and never being able to find a player to build on.

    -M
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    They also need to sign all their draft picks, pay...

    They also need to sign all their draft picks, pay for any undrafted free agents they want to sign and bring to camp, cover any incentive based earnings that get achieved during the season for all...
  19. Thread: 1000 books in 2015

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    Added since my first post... Chaos Lone Sloane...

    Added since my first post...

    Chaos Lone Sloane OGN by Philippe Druillet
    The Price OGN by Jim Starlin
    Master of Kung Fu #37-44, Annual 1
    Challengers of the Unknown (1997) #1
    DC Super Stars #16...
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    I use the website Stash My Comics ...

    I use the website Stash My Comics http://www.stashmycomics.com/

    but also keep a word doc of my stuff organized by cover date (which is how I store it). I have a separate want list for back issues...
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    Most I've ever spent on a book was $90 on a VF...

    Most I've ever spent on a book was $90 on a VF copy of Avengers #2 in '87 as a high school graduation present to myself. Sold it years later to help pay for a move halfway across the country and my...
  22. Thread: Latest orders!

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    This just arrived today... ...

    This just arrived today...

    http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag94/jewaap/Heavy%20Metal%201_zpscfhyedvp.jpeg

    Heavy Metal #1 from 1977, the one that started it all... featuring Corben,...
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    DubipR gets my vote this week. -M

    DubipR gets my vote this week.

    -M
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    49ers linebacker Chris Borland retires after 1...

    49ers linebacker Chris Borland retires after 1 season at age 24 because he is concerned about the long term health affects of football vis-a-vis brain injuries...deciding the risks outweighed the...
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    Tim Tebow worked out for the Eagles today but...

    Tim Tebow worked out for the Eagles today but left without a contract offer...for now.

    -M
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