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    Default Looking into a way to read the old comics.

    Hello Forum people!

    I just signed up. I'm looking for a way to read all the old comics. Batman #1 and so on. Obviously I can't afford the original but I'm trying to find a way to read all the stories from when the comics were created. I don't care if it's digital, fake, or a reprint. I'm not collecting, Just want to be in the know. I'm looking for an affordable way to read all the old comics just for story purposes.

    Does anyone know the best way to do this?

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    DC did reprint a lot of the golden age tales chronologically in a series of trades called The Batman Chronicles and they seem to be still in print.
    So this Zealot comes to my door, all glazed eyes and clean reproductive organs, asking me if I ever think about God. So I tell him I killed God. I tracked God down like a rabid dog, hacked off his legs with a hedge trimmer, and boiled off his corpse in an acid bath. So he pulls an alternating-current taser on me and tells me that only the Official Serbian Church of Tesla can save my polyphase intrinsic electric field, known to non-engineers as "the soul". So I hit him. What would you do?

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    Batman Golden Age Omni is out now too.
    And theres a load of stuff on comixology.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carabas View Post
    DC did reprint a lot of the golden age tales chronologically in a series of trades called The Batman Chronicles and they seem to be still in print.
    Awesome! So this would be what you're talking about, Correct?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/1519883...&ul_noapp=true

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark-Flux View Post
    Batman Golden Age Omni is out now too.
    And theres a load of stuff on comixology.
    I'm not able to find anything on that. Hmmmm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slice0flife View Post
    Awesome! So this would be what you're talking about, Correct?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/1519883...&ul_noapp=true
    Yes, but I prefer Amazon for stuff that's still in print (or regular comics shops if they have any in stock).
    So this Zealot comes to my door, all glazed eyes and clean reproductive organs, asking me if I ever think about God. So I tell him I killed God. I tracked God down like a rabid dog, hacked off his legs with a hedge trimmer, and boiled off his corpse in an acid bath. So he pulls an alternating-current taser on me and tells me that only the Official Serbian Church of Tesla can save my polyphase intrinsic electric field, known to non-engineers as "the soul". So I hit him. What would you do?

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    Honestly, to me, the best format for the Golden Agers, is the ARCHIVES.

    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...atman+archives


    Batman Archives combined so far has reached up to 1951 of DETECTIVE COMICS.

    Batman: the Dark Knight Archives
    so far has reached up to 1946 of BATMAN.

    Many, of course, could be found Amazon, or others, in comicbook stores, book stores, or secondhand stores.


    But why are you saying you are "not collecting"? Comic books and learning about them themselves are an investment, even a lifestyle.

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    • DC Archive Editions
    • Batman Chronicles (the best/most affordable option - in color)
    • DC Showcase Presents (cheap - black-and-white)

    http://ultimatebatmancomicswebsite.w...2005-2013.html
    Visit my website: http://ultimatebatmancomicswebsite.weebly.com for a timeline of Batman comics from Batman: Year One to Flashpoint and The New 52!

    CANON! CHRONOLOGY! READING ORDER!

    ...AND MORE...

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