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Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1335 on: January 09, 2018, 09:35:14 AM »
1-03-18 to 1-09-18:
DONT MEDDLE WITH MY DAUGHTER VOL 02 (of 3)
DRAGONS RIOTING VOL 09 (of 9)
RASPUTIN: VOICE OF DRAGON #3 (of 5)
RICK & MORTY #33
3D ADVENTURE #1
3D DESTROY!! #1
ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #7
CAPTAIN AMERICA #697
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #150
PHOENIX RESURRECTION #2 (of 5)
X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN #2 (of 2)
UNDERDOG 1975
NURSE HITOMI'S MONSTER INFIRMARY VOL 07
ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #285

COSMO #1
(of 5)  (Not bad, but seems to be aimed at a younger age reader than even the former Archie Action line. My primary complaint would be that very little actually happens in the issue-length story for $3... ironically, the same complaint I have for New Riverdale titles. The artwork is attractive though, and the story seems vaguely inspired by Cosmo-creator Bob White's original plotline for the series, while taking quite a few liberties.)

MYSTERYMEN COLLECTED ANTHOLOGY No. 1 TP
MYSTERYMEN STORIES No. 1 (1996)

TAKE THAT, ADOLF! The Fighting Comic Books of the Second World War TP
by Mark Fertig (Great images and insightful textual examination into the historical influences that shaped the comic book industry in its earliest years.)

ACTION! MYSTERY! THRILLS! Comic Book Covers of the Golden Age 1933-1945 TP by Greg Sadowski (Also has some excellent notes about the earliest developments, particularly the pre-War comic books.)

SUPERMEN! The First Wave of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941 TP (Just the actual stories this time.)

THE GOLDEN AGE OF DC COMICS: 365 DAYS HC by Les Daniels, Chip Kidd & Geoff Spears (Good supplement to the above books -- showing the developments at DC during the pre-Comics Code era, the first 20 years of DC Comics from 1935-1955. 365 images with accompanying commentary.)

AMAZING 3-D COMICS! HC (reprints 3D TOR, THREE STOOGES, SHEENA, FELIX, WHACK!, TRUE 3-D, JIGGS & MAGGIE and others, mostly from St. John and Harvey Comics, all from 1953-54. The success of the 3D effect really varies according to the comics reprinted. Some are really good, with a lot of planes of depth, while others are a bit blurry or hard to focus on the effect. In general, the best 3D comics here were original, created specifically to take advantage of the effect. Pre-existing stories which were merely converted to the 3D process aren't nearly so effective, although certain individual story panels can stand out as being impressive. It's unfortunate that a wider representation of 3D stories from 1953-54 probably couldn't appear in this collection due to still-copyrighted stories and characters, of which some examples -- KATY KEENE was ACP's only 3D comic book -- which would have made the assembly of such a collection prohibitively expensive.)

CHILLING ADVENTURES IN SORCERY TP (In black & white, alas. All of the original comics reprinted from the 1970s -- issues #1-7 -- were in color. Reproduction of line art on issues #1 and 2 is terrible, although the following issues look fine. For completists only.)

X-MEN BLUE #19
KINGSMAN: RED DIAMOND #5 (of 6)
THE GREATEST ADVENTURE #8 (of 9)
DEJAH THORIS #0
MIGHTY CRUSADERS #2
ACTION COMICS #995
DETECTIVE COMICS #972
WONDER WOMAN #38
TITANS #19
DEADMAN #3 (of 6)
SAUCER STATE #6
UNCLE $CROOGE #437
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS #75

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