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  1. What's that old writing tip? "Never assume you...

    What's that old writing tip? "Never assume you are smarter than your audience."

    Apparently people can only relate to and enjoy characters who have the same skin colour as they do. Ridiculous...
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    You like crime books, you have to read Stray...

    You like crime books, you have to read Stray Bullets. I was blown away, it was completely different than what I expected after the first issue (clearly deliberate) but so much better and more...
  3. Thread: Latest orders!

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    Ah man, now I want that version... Just...

    Ah man, now I want that version...

    Just pre-ordered the Usagi Yojimbo Special Edition. I feel a sense of peace knowing I'll get to read those first seven volumes.

    Just finished Grasscutter II....
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    Green Arrow by Grell volume 3. Almost forgot it...

    Green Arrow by Grell volume 3. Almost forgot it was coming out. Really hope they keep pumping them out regularly. That stuff is so good it deserves to be mentioned up there with a lot of famed Batman...
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    I loved the start of Gillen's run, particularly...

    I loved the start of Gillen's run, particularly the first five. Exactly what was needed after the piece of crap mess Fraction's run ended up being. I can take or leave the adoption thing. One problem...
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    It's a big part of why people find Tom Breevort...

    It's a big part of why people find Tom Breevort so unbearable at times on his tumblr. He talks down to people asking about quality versus price and says they do the best they can and what do they...
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    Finally got round to starting Stray Bullets. Read...

    Finally got round to starting Stray Bullets. Read the first four issues earlier and am really enjoying it. I like how issue 4 takes the assumption set in the first few and flips it to a reasonably...
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    I know it's Fantagraphics but thought I'd ask...

    I know it's Fantagraphics but thought I'd ask here since Dark Horse publish the rest now. Is the Usagi Yojimbo Slipcase coming in September something that needs to be pre-ordered because it's going...
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    There is two Ultimate Collections. They were self...

    There is two Ultimate Collections. They were self contained stories of 12 issues so volume 1 is the first twelve and volume 2 another 12. It went up in price a little while ago but they fluctuate so...
  10. I like the reference to the screwdriver but it's...

    I like the reference to the screwdriver but it's also kind of irrelevant. Tony has always built better when he needs/wants to it's just recently that in the comics they've moved away from that in...
  11. Thread: Latest orders!

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    I've got big time back into reading novels lately...

    I've got big time back into reading novels lately after about three years of none. Been filling out my Elmore Leonard collection and recently discovered the incredible George V. Higgins. (Thank you...
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    There's slow and then there's slow. At points I...

    There's slow and then there's slow. At points I was ready to drop it then once every 5 or 6 issues something finally happens that had promise but then was never picked up again. I could see how...
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    Just started the Wolverine Epic Collection and...

    Just started the Wolverine Epic Collection and finished the Marvel Presents issues. Seriously cool, can't wait to read the rest. What's the reason the X-Men are pretending to be dead?

    Speaking of...
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    I finally got round to reading West Coast Blues...

    I finally got round to reading West Coast Blues last night. My first Tardi experience. At first it didn't seem like much was going on and the next thing I knew I was done and thinking how great it...
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    Bloodshot looks interesting. Is there an...

    Bloodshot looks interesting. Is there an equivalent paperback collection to that hardcover or just trades? I want to try it but 20 is a bit much for an unknown for me at the moment
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    This was a real bitch. I got the first trade a...

    This was a real bitch. I got the first trade a while ago and thought to myself, "no need to hurry with a series like this" and left it. Next thing I know volume two is listed for crazy prices. I've...
  17. While we're talking comic eras and styles I don't...

    While we're talking comic eras and styles I don't really get compressed and decompressed. It implies that there is one acceptable level of pacing and anything else is under or over that level. Is a...
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    That Star Wars Epic appeals to me and I'm not...

    That Star Wars Epic appeals to me and I'm not really even a fan. (Enjoy the films but never go out of my way to put one on.) Gonna have to put that book out of mind lol.
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    I'm having to switch from horizontal to vertical...

    I'm having to switch from horizontal to vertical because of space. I'm going for the post-it note option. I got some from Poundland that came in three colours. Is there any concern over the coloured...
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    I don't understand Marvel's attitude to omnibus...

    I don't understand Marvel's attitude to omnibus and I'd like to know how they are viewed by whoever is in charge of releasing them. 99% of us treat them as treasured possessions and the fact that the...
  21. Thread: Latest orders!

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    I found volumes 3 and 4 crazy cheap and couldn't...

    I found volumes 3 and 4 crazy cheap and couldn't resist even though I know I'm never gonna find volume 1 for anywhere near a reasonable price. I love that run too...
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    This has been a huge eye opener for me. I spent a...

    This has been a huge eye opener for me. I spent a week pissing and moaning about paying 31 for the Wolverine by Millar omnibus that I've been meaning to get for two years. Now I feel okay about...
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    Iron Man: Anything with Michelinie and Layton on...

    Iron Man: Anything with Michelinie and Layton on it. There's an Epic Collection called Stark Wars that contains the entire Armor Wars story mentioned above , I also recommend the War Games Epic...
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    I kind of feel like awalk1227 has to buy the book...

    I kind of feel like awalk1227 has to buy the book now after getting such a great answer ;)
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    One of the bonuses and reasons I'm glad that my...

    One of the bonuses and reasons I'm glad that my liking of the X-Men starts and stops with Wolverine's solo stuff. If I ever take a fancy to them I'm going to be on the street with a very expensive...
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