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    Default Do you reread comics you like?

    Do you reread comics you like?
    Or do you just read a comic once?
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    Reading comics/trades at least twice. Once they come out and once the second hits, I'll reread the first. After that its storage for the meh stuff and book shelf for awesome material.

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    Yes. I'll re-read certain titles/stories.

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    The only comics I read now are back issues e.g. those that I read back when I was a teenager, or ones that look good from the long period when I didn't read comics. I will often read them more than once.

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    Actual comics? Maybe twice. Trades? Numerous times. Regarding the latter, I've lost track of how many times I've read Kingdom Come, Walt Simonson's Thor, Claremont/Cockrum/Byrne X-Men, Grant Morrison's JLA, Iron Man: Armor Wars, Punisher: Welcome Back Frank, JLA/Avengers and Green Lantern: Rebirth, just to name a few.
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    I reread more comics than I read new ones.

    Currently working myself through the good first half of Ultimate Universe again.
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    Absolutely. There isn't any new Kirby stuff to read.
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    I reread comics constantly. My favorites like Miller's DD, Byrne's FF, etc., I have probably read at least 6 or 7 times over, maybe more. Newer comics I have not had a chance yet. I want to reread the New 52 Batman family stuff.
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    Yes, I re-read comics i like.
    The comics I kept-re-reading over time and again.

    Hiyoko Brand: okusama wa Joshi Kousei
    Kodomo no Jikan
    Sense (a manga written/drawn under the pseudonym Haruki)
    Hachi Ichi
    Parallel Paradise (a manga written/drawn by Lynn Okamoto)
    Hanasake! Otome Private Tutoring School (written and drawn by Okano Ahiru)
    Sayonara Fairies (a manga written/drawn under the pseudonym Sumiya)
    Girls Lacrosse Club (a manga written/drawn under the pseudonym DISTANCE)
    Your Dog (a manga written/drawn by Asami Sekiya)

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    Rarely ever. The only books I reread are the ones I felt mixed on, but in a couple of years I try to go back to, because I like the author of that book's other work.

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    Oh yes. Comics I love to re-read:

    Claremont X-Men(Uncanny, New Mutants, Excalibur etc.)
    Lone Wolf and Cub
    Wuvable Oaf
    Love and Rockets

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    Very rarely, which is pretty much why i only buy 3 books nowadays per month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WestPhillyPunisher View Post
    Actual comics? Maybe twice. Trades? Numerous times. Regarding the latter, I've lost track of how many times I've read Kingdom Come, Walt Simonson's Thor, Claremont/Cockrum/Byrne X-Men, Grant Morrison's JLA, Iron Man: Armor Wars, Punisher: Welcome Back Frank, JLA/Avengers and Green Lantern: Rebirth, just to name a few.
    This is almost exactly what I would have said.

    In addition, some titles really lend themselves to being reread as the title is unfolding. The events in Atlantic City happening multiple times from different perspectives in 100 Bullets being an example that comes to mind.

    Quite a bit of Jonathan Hickman's work also lends itself to going back through the trade paperbacks after reading the latest issues.

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    I reread, especially Xmen Worlds Apart

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    I reread under two circumstances:
    1 - On summer holidays, I take some whole runs of trades and reread them.
    2 - On a long series, then I'll forget what's going on, so I usually keep getting the trades until I have the whole lot and then start from the beginning

    Other than that, practically never. I have too much stuff I haven't read to do that.

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