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  • DeCarlo Rules: What I don't understand is why they're trying to discourage subscriptions to B&V FRIENDS Jumbo digest. It's been published at 10 times per year frequency for the last 3 years -- just like the other B&V jumbo digest. So if they're both published just as often, why do they offer a choice of 10 issue or 20 issue subscriptions for BETTY & VERONICA, but only a 6 issue subscription for B&V FRIENDS? You can get a 12-issue subscription to B&V FRIENDS on the website, but if I remember correctly, the printed ad for subs only offers the 6-issue sub option. Why isn't it the same option as the other digests (10 issues or 20 issues), if they're all published 10 times a year? And they ARE.
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  • DeCarlo Rules: So both ARCHIE and RIVERDALE are "on hiatus"? That means ACP has no ongoing floppy comic titles. Not a good sign. Good thing they still have the digests going (knock on wood).
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Author Topic: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?  (Read 6353 times)

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BettyReggie

Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« on: May 07, 2016, 11:14:21 PM »
Are any comics that you had read that you have given up on? I gave up on Harley Quinn. The story is terrible now. When she got her gang of Harleys, the comic wasn't so good anymore. I quit buying it. I only bought the first 3 issues of Zodaic Starforce & I didn't like it at all. Sadly I'm not big fan of Jem & The Holograms now. The new story line that they had was crazy. And the art much better in the beginning. Even the Lumberjanes v hanged artists for some of the issues. So now when the solicitations come I really only for Archie by Mark Waid  & Jughead by Chip. And the Betty & Veronica reboot. I also must buy Saga. I love it.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2016, 12:37:34 AM »
There may be hardly a month that goes by that I don't give up on reading some title or titles, because I'm always adding new things to my list, so older comics series where my initial interest has faded after some time need to be 'pruned' from my reading list to make way for new ones.

irishmoxie

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2016, 12:58:35 AM »
All the time. I usually try to at least make it through one issue to give a new series a try but if the art is too bad or the story too confusing I give up early. The series I gave up recently was New Romancer after 3 issues and Patsy Walker Hellcat after 5 or 6 issues. Others I just put on "hold" for when I'm in the mood for them (i.e. on a long weekend and not after a long day of work. They are more "serious" and require me to pay attention more or have a lot of wordy dialogue. Reading them is work.) These include Saga, iZombie, Descender, Fables, Locke & Key, Southern Bastards, The Sixth Gun. Archie requires practically no work which is why I like it. I spend all day "analyzing" things. Sometimes my brain just needs a break.

BettyReggie

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2016, 04:53:52 AM »
The last two issue of Bat Girl had a different artist which I didn't like. Bring back Babbs Tarr. She's a great artist.

BlueBomber2015

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2016, 05:39:48 AM »
I need to catch up on my Mega Man by hunting down the final issues they had, after completing The Ultimate Betrayal arc, I forgot to read the Worlds Unite arc, so I have to fish out for back issues.

Fernando Ruiz

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2016, 10:25:50 AM »
Are any comics that you had read that you have given up on?


I gave up reading Archie comics.






DeCarlo Rules

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2016, 10:33:23 AM »
Are any comics that you had read that you have given up on?


I gave up reading Archie comics.


Can't say I blame you. You probably already read practically all the good one.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2016, 10:41:30 AM »
I need to catch up on my Mega Man by hunting down the final issues they had, after completing The Ultimate Betrayal arc, I forgot to read the Worlds Unite arc, so I have to fish out for back issues.


You can just skip the crossover and go straight to the last 3 issues. I did and it doesn't feel like there's anything missing in between there.
I'd be shocked if MM ever actually came back. I don't think it'll happen. I doubt the last three issues will be collected in trade paperback, either.

They cancelled the MEGA MAN MASTER EDITION VOLUME 1 collection, which would have been in the Best of Archie Comics format.

Mazz

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2016, 07:58:23 PM »
I gave up on reading the rebooted Archie after issue #1 as well as the rebooted Jughead after issue #1.

Midge Klump

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Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2016, 02:19:47 PM »
I started reading a comic book called "Bitch Planet" by Kelly DeConnick. I really thought I would enjoy it at first, but then it got pretty weird and it has to get weird for me to think it is weird.

Mr.Lodge

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2016, 05:54:44 PM »
I gave up on reading the rebooted Jughead after issue #4 because it was drawn like crap as well as the stories.  >:(
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irishmoxie

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2016, 07:03:15 PM »
I gave up on Jughead after the first issue. I was never able to make it through anymore issues until Jughead #7 which I loved.

Meldarwin

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2016, 08:40:54 PM »
I LOVE Bitch Planet  :)  I am not sure whether I should give up on Jem though...

Midge Klump

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Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2016, 09:01:02 PM »
I LOVE Bitch Planet  :)  I am not sure whether I should give up on Jem though...
I gave Bitch Planet a try and I didn't hate it or anything like that, but it is a little weird.

irishmoxie

Re: Are there any comics you gave up on reading?
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2016, 09:53:55 PM »
I LOVE Bitch Planet  :)  I am not sure whether I should give up on Jem though...

I'm the opposite. Love Jem but Bitch Planet was too weird for me.

 


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