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  • BettyReggie: 112 Days until Wednesday 10th 2018 ,  Riverdale Season #3 on The CW at 8pm.
    June 20, 2018, 05:28:15 PM
  • Tuxedo Mark: And another one: [link]
    June 14, 2018, 08:42:07 PM
  • Tuxedo Mark: Riverdale spoof: [link]
    June 14, 2018, 08:35:22 PM
  • Tuxedo Mark: My review of "Roughing It!" from B&V Friends #262: [link]
    June 14, 2018, 08:12:53 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: @irishmoxie -- It's definitely complete. All six of the 1958-59 Sy Reit/Bob White original issues, plus the feature-length "Good Guys of the Galaxy" by Tom DeFalco & Fernando Ruiz from ARCHIE #655, and three 5-page digest shorts that guest-starred Cosmo -- and the complete first issue of the Ian Flynn/Tracy Yarley COSMO (2017) thrown in for good measure. It follows the same layout/format as the previous JUGHEAD'S TIME POLICE, even though that didn't carry the "Archie Comics Presents..." trade dress. Not a bad buy for $11.
    June 14, 2018, 01:08:59 AM
  • irishmoxie: Anyone get the Cosmo book that came out today? Any good?
    June 13, 2018, 08:04:49 PM
  • Cosmo: Ah man....and I was worried I was the last enthusiast for ERB's stuff. I'm currently rereading my Dell Tarzan books. Really good fun! It took a while to complete that run.
    June 12, 2018, 06:51:53 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: ...Marvel's earlier JOHN CARTER, WARLORD OF MARS in there, so the DE Tarzan comics need to go in a different box, and SHEENA (also a recent DE title) and DC's RIMA THE JUNGLE GIRL will help fill up that box.
    June 11, 2018, 07:40:48 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Recently. DE's unauthorized LORD OF THE JUNGLE Tarzan adaptations (and its authorized THE GREATEST ADVENTURE) won't fit into my existing box of previous Tarzan comics from Gold Key, DC, and Dark Horse, so I have to start a new box. Logically these get filed with DE's unauthorized WARLORD OF MARS comics (including DEJAH THORIS) and their authorized JOHN CARTER, WARLORD OF MARS. But I also want to squeeze Marve;
    June 11, 2018, 07:38:48 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Interesting. I tend not to group titles by publisher at all, if the characters were not created as work-for-hire (meaning the publisher is legally considered the 'author' of the character). Do they belong to that publisher's "universe" (assuming it has one)? There are some publishers like Dynamite Entertainment where the vast majority of the titles they publish are licensed, and thus were "inherited" from other publishers. Therefore it makes more sense to me to group them together in boxes with similar characters. Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake comics (regardless of who the actual publisher was) go together in the same box because they're all classic adventure heroes licensed from Hearst Entertainment (formerly King Features Syndicate). Pulp fiction heroes like The Shadow, Doc Savage, and The Spider (regardless of the fact that the latter did not originate with the same publisher as the first two) also get grouped together. Space considerations allowing, Tarzan (and other Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptations) might share the same box with Sheena and Rima, but NOT with Ka-Zar, because he's a Marvel Universe character.
    June 11, 2018, 07:16:22 PM
  • rusty: I do keep all Star Trek series together in their own section and all Star Wars books together.  I also keep all 2000AD titles together and manga books get their own section.  For titles that have switched publishers, I usually keep them all with the publisher that I identify them with the most.  Tarzan has been published by a variety of publishers, but I keep them with Dell/Gold Key.  Conan is starting to get a bit close with all the success Dark Horse has had, but I still identify Conan more with Marvel.
    June 11, 2018, 06:27:26 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Believe it or not, I even have a box labeled "Pseudo-manga" that contains comics published by American companies and created by American creators like Astro Boy & Racer X (Now Comics), Battle of the Planets (Gold Key & Top Cow/Image), Captain Harlock (Malibu), Godzilla (Dark Horse) and Ultraman. I just want to keep those separate from the boxes of real translated manga in floppy comic format.
    June 11, 2018, 03:34:17 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Well. the problem is when you get titles with licensed characters that aren't owned by the publisher. So if you collect Star Trek comics, you'd have different series published by Gold Key, Marvel, DC, and IDW (and I probably missed one in there). It doesn't make sense to me to put them in different boxes by publisher, but to each his own. Disney comics would be another example. There are even some instances where if I like a certain artist enough, I will put all his work regardless of publisher or characters into one box, like Paul Gulacy, Steve Rude, or Mike Allred (and file them chronologically from older to newer, rather than alphabetically). Those are examples where my interest in the creator far exceeds my relative interest in whatever characters are involved.
    June 11, 2018, 03:14:29 PM
  • rusty: That makes sense.  There are many ways that people can file books.  What I do is file by company or category and then alphabetically within each section.  My first category is Richie Rich then Archie, then other Harvey titles, then Disney, then other humor/kids books, then by company (unless it is a company where I don't have very many books from them.  Star Trek and Star Wars each get their own section as well.  I will probably revamp a bit when I do my next major sort/merge.  The biggest section by far for me is DC.
    June 11, 2018, 09:28:59 AM
  • DeCarlo Rules: I don't even file my comics alphabetically. I file them according to how closely they're related to other titles, but it's all dependent on the number of issues I have of any given title, and what will fit into a single box. Fpr ACP comics I just put all the short-run series (whether an actual miniseries or just a not particularly successful title) into one box. Even though some of those short run series star Jughead, and I could as easily file those together with the main JUGHEAD title in another box. For longer running ACP titles, "girl" titles are sorted into different boxes than "boy" titles. Eventually when I have enough issues of BETTY (and BETTY AND ME and BETTY'S DIARY) they'll get their own box, and VERONICA will get her own box.
    June 10, 2018, 09:49:06 AM
  • rusty: I file Jughead under J and Reggie under R in all of their incarnations, though I do file the original Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen books under S since that keeps them with the Superman books and also because they kept that title throughout their entire run.  If anyone wants to look up Jughead or Reggie in Overstreet, though, they will have to look under A for the early issues.
    June 10, 2018, 07:56:27 AM
  • BettyReggie: I can't wait to get that Reggie book. It's coming out the day after my 39th Birthday.
    June 10, 2018, 06:42:06 AM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Yeah, I never understood why publishers felt the need to point that out on the covers of a comic book, like maybe someone didn't really know who REGGIE was, and might buy it just because they noticed the words "Archie's Rival" above the big letters that spelled REGGIE? Same with "Archie's Pal" or "Superman's Pal" or "Superman's Girl Friend" -- like some potential buyer wouldn't know who Jughead, Jimmy Olsen, or Lois Lane was, but would know who Archie or Superman was? Just assume you're selling the product to idiots, I guess. Is anyone really filing REGGIE under "A" for Archie's Pal in their collections??
    June 10, 2018, 05:42:02 AM
  • rusty: In it's first incarnation, Reggie was titled ARCHIE'S RIVAL, REGGIE.  It wasn't until after the title was resurrected nearly a decade later that it became REGGIE and then REGGIE AND ME.
    June 09, 2018, 10:23:13 PM
  • Tuxedo Mark: I've never understood why those old titles had "and Me" in them, anyway. Why not just name the titles after the starring characters?
    June 09, 2018, 08:17:45 PM


Author Topic: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?  (Read 77593 times)

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BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #225 on: August 08, 2017, 06:45:00 AM »
From Amazon I bought a Lisa Frank Stress Coloring Book. I can't wait to get this book.
« Last Edit: August 09, 2017, 06:02:12 AM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #226 on: August 09, 2017, 05:02:23 AM »
At target , they have some good sales. Crayola Pencils a 12 pack only 0.97 cents. I order 4 of them. I bought The Tokidoki Postcard Coloring Book . It was about $8 and 2 Hannah Lynn Coloring Books were only $8 each. One book is about Halloween & The other one is Christmas.
« Last Edit: August 09, 2017, 06:01:40 AM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #227 on: August 29, 2017, 06:53:00 PM »
I just bought a portable dvd player.

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #228 on: August 30, 2017, 12:52:24 PM »
I returned a jacket and exchanged it for one that fit better at Kohls. Turns out it was the same price(on sale for $30 from $60 and with an extra 30% off i got it for $27.99)  :smitten:

BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #229 on: September 03, 2017, 11:36:44 AM »
I bought another Hannah Lynn Coloring Book from Amazon.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2017, 10:17:18 AM by BettyReggie »

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #230 on: September 07, 2017, 08:48:19 AM »
My boyfriend brought me this shirt from Hot Topic :)



DeCarlo Rules

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #231 on: September 07, 2017, 10:30:56 AM »
My boyfriend brought me this shirt from Hot Topic :)




Lucky for you! JUGHEAD would have spent the money on food!  ;D

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #232 on: September 07, 2017, 11:04:41 AM »
Y'know, seeing Archiecomicxfan215's new Jughead t-shirt sort of made me curious (it's been a while since I looked) about what kind of Archie Comics t-shirts designs are out there these days. The short answer is, "tons of them". THIS ONE, however, was the coolest design I think I found (and it could even pass as a casual Halloween costume)!


DeCarlo Rules

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #233 on: September 07, 2017, 11:59:15 PM »
Hey, I just realized... Archiecomicxfan215's new t-shirt is Vegan Jughead!  :o

« Last Edit: September 08, 2017, 12:05:47 AM by DeCarlo Rules »

BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #234 on: September 08, 2017, 12:34:32 PM »
At Hot Topic they sold out of those Jughead Hats 💔😝💔

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #235 on: September 08, 2017, 09:18:21 PM »
My boyfruend wants that hat... think i started to get him hooked on Archie :2funny:

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #236 on: September 08, 2017, 09:20:44 PM »
This is also on Hottopic.com and every size is sold out except for Extra Large



DeCarlo Rules

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #237 on: September 09, 2017, 08:51:23 AM »
This is also on Hottopic.com and every size is sold out except for Extra Large




Some nice Dan Parent head shots there. Maybe it's me, but doesn't it seem a little weird that the shirt design allows space for a dozen character head shots, but it's the same six characters, repeated twice? ... Rather than, as would seem to make a lot more sense to me, including Moose, Midge, Chuck, Nancy, Cheryl, and Dilton? I suppose they could have made the main cast's heads a little larger, and the supporting cast's heads a little smaller (and mixed up the pattern) to make the main characters faces stand out a little more.

steveinthecity

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #238 on: September 10, 2017, 01:40:02 PM »
This is also on Hottopic.com and every size is sold out except for Extra Large




Some nice Dan Parent head shots there. Maybe it's me, but doesn't it seem a little weird that the shirt design allows space for a dozen character head shots, but it's the same six characters, repeated twice? ... Rather than, as would seem to make a lot more sense to me, including Moose, Midge, Chuck, Nancy, Cheryl, and Dilton? I suppose they could have made the main cast's heads a little larger, and the supporting cast's heads a little smaller (and mixed up the pattern) to make the main characters faces stand out a little more.
I was thinking along the same lines except instead of Nancy, Chuck, and Cheryl, using Weatherbee, Grundy, and Pop Tate (or Mr. Lodge).  Then I sort of realized the Hot Topic demographic probably doesn't want to walk around with images of old folks on their shirts.   :(
Comics!

BettyReggie

Re: Latest Hauls, what did you buy?
« Reply #239 on: September 14, 2017, 09:31:33 AM »
I just preordered Your Pal Archie Vol. 1 Paperback from Amazon – March 27, 2018 which is 193 days away.

 


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