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BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1125 on: May 21, 2017, 08:12:49 AM »
Last night I read some Free Comic Book Day Comics
RiverDale One Shot Free Comic
Betty & Veronica #1-Free Comic
Barbie Free Comic
And this morning I read
Betty & Veronica #2-Adam Hughes cover -[main issue]
Reggie & Me #5-Sandy Jarrell [ main issue]
Jughead #13-Derek Charm's [main issue ]

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1126 on: May 28, 2017, 05:48:49 AM »
WEEK OF 05-24-17:

JUDGE DREDD CLASSICS: THE APOCALYPSE WAR HC
THE ARCHIES #1 (one-shot) - Pretty "meh" except for the nice art on the Jaime Hernandez cover variant. A real snooze-fest, in fact.
GARTH ENNIS RED TEAM DOUBLE TAP #9 (of 9)
MICKEY MOUSE #329
POWERPUFF GIRLS: TIME TIE #1
(of 3)
SAVAGE DRAGON #224
DETECTIVE COMICS #957
WONDER WOMAN #23
X-MEN BLUE #4
WONDERLAND: BIRTH OF MADNESS #1
(one-shot)
THE GARDEN OF FLESH by Gilbert Hernandez HC
KAMANDI CHALLENGE #5 (of 12)
BATMAN/THE SHADOW #2 (of 6)
BATMAN '66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN 77 #5 (of 6)
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #26 (guest-starring Hong Kong Phooey)
BLACK HAMMER #9
THE GREATEST ADVENTURE #2
(of 6)
A.B.C. WARRIORS: THE VOLGAN WAR HC VOL. 1
A.B.C. WARRIORS: THE VOLGAN WAR HC VOL. 2
A.B.C. WARRIORS: THE VOLGAN WAR HC VOL. 3
A.B.C. WARRIORS: THE VOLGAN WAR HC VOL. 4
A.B.C. WARRIORS: RETURN TO EARTH HC
A.B.C. WARRIORS: RETURN TO MARS HC
A.B.C. WARRIORS: RETURN TO RO-BUSTERS HC
WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #68
- Has a WILBUR section with 3 stories by Frank Doyle & Dan DeCarlo: "Bubble Trouble" (6 pages), "Shadow Boxed" (6 pages), and "Stripped Gears" (1 page), plus one more Wilber story (6 pages) by Joe Edwards; also 2 6-page ARCHIE 3000 stories by Dan Parent.
SHAOLIN COWBOY: WHO'LL STOP THE REIGN #2 (of 4)
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA/ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK #1-6 (of 6)
STREET FIGHTER VS. DARKSTALKERS #1 (of 8)
JUGHEAD #9-14 (re-read) - Will review later.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #11 (of 12)
ARCHIE'S PALS 'N' GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #78 & 81 - Both contain a few Josie & the Pussycats stories, otherwise nothing notable.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1127 on: May 28, 2017, 06:28:20 AM »
Almost forgot!

DIE KITTY DIE: HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #3 (of 4) [digital] - I'll review the whole miniseries after issue #4 is out.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1128 on: May 28, 2017, 06:00:26 PM »
No reading for me today I colored pages in my Golden Girls Coloring book & watched My 600 Pound Life.

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1129 on: May 28, 2017, 08:22:35 PM »
Almost forgot!

DIE KITTY DIE: HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #3 (of 4) [digital] - I'll review the whole miniseries after issue #4 is out.


Loved the TV show parodies in this.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1130 on: May 28, 2017, 09:35:13 PM »
Almost forgot!

DIE KITTY DIE: HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #3 (of 4) [digital] - I'll review the whole miniseries after issue #4 is out.

Loved the TV show parodies in this.

It's SO good!

... I could almost forget about new Archie stories if DKD came out as a print comic every month. I'd vote for that (if I was allowed to vote) before Your Pal Archie. Nothing against the latter, but it couldn't possibly be as funny as DKD (because ACP wouldn't allow that kind of outrageousness).

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1131 on: May 29, 2017, 07:19:16 AM »
I read some Digital Comics for a Hour
Morning Glories-Volume #1-For A Better Future
Jughead's Cousin That Wilkin Boy
Archie & Friends Sibling Rivalry
Betty & Veronica #235 & #245
Team Betty
Betty & Veronica - Parks & Recreation
Archie #565
Archie At The Chocklit Shoppe
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BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1132 on: May 29, 2017, 09:30:34 PM »
Tomorrow, I plan to organize my comics. I bought these dividers where I can write The Archie section, B&V Section, Reggie & Me Section etc. It's going take a long time.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1133 on: May 30, 2017, 08:03:45 AM »
I'll probably read later

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1134 on: June 01, 2017, 03:10:45 PM »
I read these books for 12 minutes each
Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #247
B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #250
Archie 1000 Page Comics 75th Anniversary Bash

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1135 on: June 01, 2017, 06:39:04 PM »
I read some of my Jughead issues & I put new plastics on them.
Jughead-Volume #1 Number #6
Jughead Baby Tales #2
Jughead #12
Jughead #18
Jughead #19
Jughead #60
Jughead #71

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1136 on: June 03, 2017, 09:52:20 PM »
I skipped reading anything today but I did get my monthly package from Midtown Comics Today.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1137 on: June 04, 2017, 12:13:55 AM »
Tomorrow, I plan to organize my comics. I bought these dividers where I can write The Archie section, B&V Section, Reggie & Me Section etc. It's going take a long time.

1. Did you get the white cardboard ones or the plastic ones? If you got the cardboard ones you can just print the names of the comic titles neatly, but if you got the plastic ones it's better to use one of those label-making machines to make them look really professional (just like in a comic shop with back-issue bins). The label-making machines are not that expensive, so it's not a bad idea if you plan to use divider cards to organize your whole collection.

2. Do you have a lot of issues of Reggie & Me (or are you just talking about the New Riverdale 5-issue miniseries)?

3. Have you ever noticed a regular artist, or one particular artist who appears on Reggie & Me stories more often than others? I've always wondered about that. Assuming, that is, that you're familiar enough with the different artists' styles to be able to identify them by sight, because I know back in the 60s/70s/80s when Reggie & Me was being published they didn't have credits on the stories. I don't have a lot of those issues myself.

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1138 on: June 04, 2017, 10:37:38 AM »
Tomorrow, I plan to organize my comics. I bought these dividers where I can write The Archie section, B&V Section, Reggie & Me Section etc. It's going take a long time.

1. Did you get the white cardboard ones or the plastic ones? If you got the cardboard ones you can just print the names of the comic titles neatly, but if you got the plastic ones it's better to use one of those label-making machines to make them look really professional (just like in a comic shop with back-issue bins). The label-making machines are not that expensive, so it's not a bad idea if you plan to use divider cards to organize your whole collection.

2. Do you have a lot of issues of Reggie & Me (or are you just talking about the New Riverdale 5-issue miniseries)?

3. Have you ever noticed a regular artist, or one particular artist who appears on Reggie & Me stories more often than others? I've always wondered about that. Assuming, that is, that you're familiar enough with the different artists' styles to be able to identify them by sight, because I know back in the 60s/70s/80s when Reggie & Me was being published they didn't have credits on the stories. I don't have a lot of those issues myself.


I often see label makers at thrift stores though I think it'd be more fun to design your own dividers with a picture of the character on there.


I used to have more Reggie and Me but I'm pretty sure I donated them to my local Half Price Books.


Anyone have any better ideas than long boxes to organize comics? I'm in the process of moving (again...ugh) and some of the plastic tubs I was storing my comics in got crushed in the last move. Thankfully the comics survived unharmed. I have them in those thick cardboard book boxes from U-Haul right now. I find those long/short boxes from comic book shops unwieldy. It's very difficult to flip through comics easily to find what you want if the box is overstuffed. And if it's not overstuffed the comics fall over. I'm asking more for my new place...how to display and easily find comics in a large collection.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #1139 on: June 04, 2017, 11:28:32 AM »
Anyone have any better ideas than long boxes to organize comics? I'm in the process of moving (again...ugh) and some of the plastic tubs I was storing my comics in got crushed in the last move. Thankfully the comics survived unharmed. I have them in those thick cardboard book boxes from U-Haul right now. I find those long/short boxes from comic book shops unwieldy. It's very difficult to flip through comics easily to find what you want if the box is overstuffed. And if it's not overstuffed the comics fall over. I'm asking more for my new place...how to display and easily find comics in a large collection.

The long ones I can understand. But the SHORT ones? How much smaller can the box be and still be useful? There are a couple of solutions. You can make your own (you'll need LOTS of thick corrugated cardboard) spacers for the boxes. Simply take a BIG LONG piece of corrugated cardboard, and cut the height to a little shorter than comic book height, 8"-9"; but you need to leave plenty of length (how much is up to you and the thickness of the cardboard), because you are going to be folding the thing like a zigzag accordion, in sections the same approximate width of a comic (6"-7"), folding it back and forth in alternating directions. This works best with the really thick, double-corrugated cardboard, because you're depending on the cardboard wanting to spring back and expand from a flattened multi-folded zigzag, after you place it in the empty space behind the comics themselves. You'll have to experiment to see how many folds you need to make, depending on the resistance of the cardboard to staying flattened. Start taking groceries home in cardboard boxes instead of bags, and experiment with cutting those up. Those usually have to be pretty strong to hold liquid containers, glass jars, and metal cans. You can always add multiple pieces depending on the amount of space in the box you have to fill. Works pretty well with the short boxes, but they need to be at least half to 2/3rds full of comics. If the cardboard you use still isn't thick enough to be "springy", try overlapping the entire length on itself before you start folding the zigzags to give it a double-thickness to start with. Also, whenever it's feasible (depending how big a piece of cardboard you start with), don't align the folds with the direction of the corrugation -- fold "against the grain".

The other solution is to just to use the short boxes (personally, I gave up on the long ones ten years ago), but you'll have to give up on the idea of being able to flip through the comics. Fill them with comics laid FLAT, and then you don't need to make them any heavier (= "unwieldy") than you want them, but then you're going to need another empty box whenever you want to take them ALL out and look through them, just standing them on end for as long as you're playing around looking for something.

They make those corrugated plastic ones too (same
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