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What comics have you been reading?

Started by irishmoxie, March 30, 2016, 10:49:35 pm

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DeCarlo Rules

Quote from: daren on May 25, 2016, 02:43:05 am
I finished the Blue Baron, liked it a lot. Now I'm brushing up on Afterlife 1-8 so I'll know what's going on when I read 9 tomorrow. I'm not looking forward to it, every reread I do of this series makes me like it less and the next issue sounds like it could misstep badly. I hope the character who does the "unexpected act of kindness" that makes Reggie confess is one of two characters even though it's not likely.  :P



Cheryl or Veronica. Otherwise the kindness would not be "unexpected". I won't read it until next week.

DeCarlo Rules


NIGHTHAWK #1* (* = title I'm not continuing reading)
RICK AND MORTY #14
BACK TO THE FUTURE #8 (now an ongoing series)
BILL & TED GO TO HELL #4 (of 4)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #50*
DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1 (one-shot)
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #6*
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #5 (DP swears off killing? Seriously. Seriously? Don't know what they're thinking with that.)
JONESY #4 (now an ongoing series)
LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE METAL MONSTERS OF MIDTOWN #1 (of 3)
TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW #2 (of 4)
BATMAN '66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #6 (of 6)
LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #3 (of 6)
TANK GIRL: TWO GIRLS ONE TANK #1
STREET FIGHTER X G.I. JOE #4 (of 6)
ARCHIE'S FUNHOUSE JUMBO COMICS #20
DISNEY MAGIC KINGDOM COMICS #1 (of 2)


irishmoxie

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 25, 2016, 12:51:49 pm

NIGHTHAWK #1* (* = title I'm not continuing reading)
RICK AND MORTY #14
BACK TO THE FUTURE #8 (now an ongoing series)
BILL & TED GO TO HELL #4 (of 4)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #50*
DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1 (one-shot)
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #6*
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #5 (DP swears off killing? Seriously. Seriously? Don't know what they're thinking with that.)
JONESY #4 (now an ongoing series)
LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE METAL MONSTERS OF MIDTOWN #1 (of 3)
TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW #2 (of 4)
BATMAN '66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #6 (of 6)
LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #3 (of 6)
TANK GIRL: TWO GIRLS ONE TANK #1
STREET FIGHTER X G.I. JOE #4 (of 6)
ARCHIE'S FUNHOUSE JUMBO COMICS #20
DISNEY MAGIC KINGDOM COMICS #1 (of 2)


How was magic kingdom? Glad to see you're reading Jonesy.

DeCarlo Rules

Quote from: irishmoxie on May 25, 2016, 02:05:41 pm
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 25, 2016, 12:51:49 pm

NIGHTHAWK #1* (* = title I'm not continuing reading)
RICK AND MORTY #14
BACK TO THE FUTURE #8 (now an ongoing series)
BILL & TED GO TO HELL #4 (of 4)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #50*
DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1 (one-shot)
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #6*
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #5 (DP swears off killing? Seriously. Seriously? Don't know what they're thinking with that.)
JONESY #4 (now an ongoing series)
LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE METAL MONSTERS OF MIDTOWN #1 (of 3)
TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW #2 (of 4)
BATMAN '66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #6 (of 6)
LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #3 (of 6)
TANK GIRL: TWO GIRLS ONE TANK #1
STREET FIGHTER X G.I. JOE #4 (of 6)
ARCHIE'S FUNHOUSE JUMBO COMICS #20
DISNEY MAGIC KINGDOM COMICS #1 (of 2)


How was magic kingdom? Glad to see you're reading Jonesy.



It's a deluxe comic ($6.99 cover) on good paper with glossy cardstock covers. I didn't count the pages, but somewhere between 48 and 64, I think.
It has four mid-length stories with the classic Disney characters taking place or spinning out of a visit to Disneyland (in honor of the 60th anniversary). There can't be that many of those in existence. In one of them, the characters from the Country Bear Jamboree practically steal the story from Mickey and Donald. There's a couple that work more like a standard Uncle Scrooge or Scrooge+Donald+nephews story (but spin out of specific attractions like Pirates of the Carribean), and the last one stars the unlikely team of Goofy+Pluto+Minnie+Jiminy Cricket (with a lot of guest-stars as well, like the Red Queen of Wonderland, the evil Witch from Snow White, Peter Pan, the Seven Dwarfs, etc. Oddly enough, no stories here based around the Haunted Mansion. There's supposed to be a second issue in August, which I hope might have some stories based on the other Disney parks in Orlando, Paris, and Tokyo.

BettyReggie

May 25, 2016, 03:35:13 pm #334 Last Edit: May 30, 2016, 07:50:59 am by BettyReggie
I read these books for 12 minutes each
Archie 1000 Page Comics Mega Digest
The Best Of Archie 75 Years 75 Stories
.

DeCarlo Rules

BIFF BAM POW! #1 (2007, Amaze Ink) - Found in the 50c boxes, this is a collection of alternative-y superhero comix by Evan Dorkin (MILK & CHEESE) and Sarah Dyer. Some of the strips appeared earlier in other places like DISNEY ADVENTURES DIGEST or NICKELODEON MAGAZINE. It seems like most of Evan Dorkin's work is either in mainstream kids publications or for indy fringe comix publishers like Slave Labor Graphics, but whenever I see an entire comic that's all his strips I pick it up. Sarah Dyer is his partner and frequent collaborator. This one has a long lead story (the cover feature) about how 110-lb female prizefighter One Punch Goldberg became a crime fighter, plus strips featuring Nutsy Monkey, Kid Blastoff, and the 1 page "Billy and Super-Rad" about a teenage superhero and his little brother/nemesis.

daren

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 25, 2016, 03:46:06 am
Quote from: daren on May 25, 2016, 02:43:05 am
I finished the Blue Baron, liked it a lot. Now I'm brushing up on Afterlife 1-8 so I'll know what's going on when I read 9 tomorrow. I'm not looking forward to it, every reread I do of this series makes me like it less and the next issue sounds like it could misstep badly. I hope the character who does the "unexpected act of kindness" that makes Reggie confess is one of two characters even though it's not likely.  :P



Cheryl or Veronica. Otherwise the kindness would not be "unexpected". I won't read it until next week.



The two I had in mind weren't even in the issue after all.

BettyReggie

May 27, 2016, 07:24:11 am #337 Last Edit: May 29, 2016, 07:50:53 pm by BettyReggie
I read
🎨 Jem & The Holograms #15
🚴 Invincible #128
🍄 Pasty Walker aka HellCat #6

BettyReggie

May 27, 2016, 07:31:02 pm #338 Last Edit: May 28, 2016, 05:49:30 pm by BettyReggie
I read these for 12 minutes each
📠 Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #232
📣 Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #233
☀ Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #241
⛄ World Of Archie Winter Annual #56
💋 I finished Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #234



DeCarlo Rules

May 28, 2016, 12:43:32 am #339 Last Edit: May 28, 2016, 01:04:39 am by DeCarlo Rules
ARCHIE GIANT COMICS COLLECTION - I've been reading a little off an on over the last week. About halfway through it.

STAR TREK: ROMULANS: PAWNS OF WAR by John Byrne - JB is a genius of classic Trek. Here he gives the background leading up to the key classic Trek episode "The Balance of Terror", plus an adaptation of said episode, as seen from the Romulan side of events, followed by the aftermath of those events. The origin of the Romulan/Klingon alliance is explained, how they shared technology between those two empires, working in references to "The Trouble With Tribbles", "The Corbomite Maneuver", "The Enterprise Incident", and knitting all the background events together and filling in the details. Klingons Kor and Koloth play a big part in the alliance. A certain unnamed Starfleet Commodore formerly known only as 'Number One' from the pilot episode "The Cage" (a.k.a. "The Menagerie") shows up later in the story, and even the Organians from "Errand of Mercy" appear. There is a shift in power on Romulus after the events of "Balance of Terror" (thanks to the Klingons' machinations) that eventually results in the Praetor being succeeded by Gaius, the son of the unnamed Romulan Commander seen in "Balance of Terror" (the better for the Klingons to instigate war between the Romulans and the Federation, with Gaius seeking revenge on Kirk for his father's death in confrontation with the Enterprise), as well as an internal plot on Kronos to overthrow the Klingon emperor. All very well thought-out and satisfying by way of connecting the background history of ST, as the writers of the original television screenplays weren't working from some master plan, but merely constructing stand-alone episodes as they went along.

STAR TREK: CREW by John Byrne - In a series of individual stories, JB follows the career of Number One, from cadet assigned to the shakedown cruise of the Constitution-class starship NX-0001 (which will eventually be christened Enterprise) to her eventual return to the ship as a Starfleet Lieutenant under its original Captain, Robert April. She's obviously one of Byrne's favorite characters from the original series. Chris Pike shows up (as First Officer to Captain April) in the last story as well. One of the stories here is a sequel of sorts to an earlier Byrne ST miniseries, STAR TREK: ASSIGNMENT EARTH (which itself is a sequel to TOS episode of the same name featuring Robert Lansing as Gary Seven, agent of mysterious alien masters assigned to Earth in the 1960s). I'll be reading that one next.

BettyReggie

May 29, 2016, 05:27:44 pm #340 Last Edit: May 29, 2016, 07:49:23 pm by BettyReggie
I read each of these for 12 minutes
1-Archie 1000 Page Comics Explosion
2-Archie 1000 Page Comics Gala
3-Archie 1000 Page Comics Shindig
4-Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #232
5- Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #241
6-Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #233
.


BettyReggie

May 30, 2016, 06:58:26 am #341 Last Edit: May 30, 2016, 07:49:53 am by BettyReggie
I read
Jughead #141 & #144 & #145 & #160 & #162 & early this morning I read these digital comics
Betty & Veronica Sleepover Party Special
B & V Pool Party
Team Betty
Betty Vs Veronica -Sabotage
I finished reading Betty & Veronica Rival Cheryl Blossom High School Royalty

BettyReggie

May 31, 2016, 03:28:27 pm #342 Last Edit: May 31, 2016, 08:13:44 pm by BettyReggie
I read Jughead #12 & #18 & #60 & #62 & #71 Jughead's Baby Tales #2.

BettyReggie

May 31, 2016, 06:05:20 pm #343 Last Edit: June 17, 2016, 02:50:34 pm by BettyReggie
I read AfterLife With Archie #9, which was great.

DeCarlo Rules

I haven't updated this in a few days, so here's what I read the last four days:

Saturday May 28:
STAR TREK: ASSIGNMENT EARTH TP by John Byrne

Sunday May 29:

STAR TREK 100-PAGE SPECTACULAR 2011 (#1)
STAR TREK 100-PAGE SPECTACULAR 2012 (#2)
STAR TREK: LEONARD McCOY: FRONTIER DOCTOR TP by John Byrne

Monday May 30:

STAR TREK CLASSICS: THE GORN CRISIS TP
ARCHIE GIANT COMICS SPOTLIGHT
CAPTAIN CANUCK: ALEPH TP

Tuesday May 31:
STAR TREK: KLINGONS: BLOOD WILL TELL TP
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #9

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