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  • Tuxedo Mark: <y review of the new story "Romance 4Ever!": [link]
    June 23, 2018, 08:21:59 PM
  • rusty: My copies of Archie at Riverdale and Cosmo should be here in about a week and a half from DCBS
    June 23, 2018, 07:35:50 PM
  • BettyReggie: My monthly Midtown Comics came today.
    June 22, 2018, 05:11:54 PM
  • Vegan Jughead: I'm gonna get it but I'm waiting for it to be at Barnes and Noble which I think will be July 10th or so. They released it to the direct market (comic shops) first.
    June 22, 2018, 09:15:13 AM
  • irishmoxie: Anyone get Archie at Riverdale Vol 1?
    June 21, 2018, 09:43:56 PM
  • 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


Author Topic: What comics have you been reading?  (Read 264403 times)

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irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #210 on: May 02, 2016, 11:11:06 PM »
Finally finished Betty and Veronica Jumbo #238... yes the orange Christmas one with the dog. Yes I'm a bit behind on digests. Was digging through some digests I had from when I was a kid and actually found Holiday Fun digest #1. Forgot I had that.

invisifan

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #211 on: May 03, 2016, 07:19:01 AM »
Just binged through Grace Randolph’s Supurbia …  :buck2:

60sBettyandReggie

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Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #212 on: May 03, 2016, 06:26:36 PM »
I read some Little Lulu stories  :D

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #213 on: May 03, 2016, 07:00:50 PM »
Did anyone read GOLDIE VANCE from a few weeks ago? It's a Boom comic (#1 of 4) by Hope Larson (haven't read any of her previous stuff) and Brittney Williams (who draws Marvel's new PATSY WALKER comic). Not sure what it's about, but it looks like it might be some Nancy Drew-type mystery solving thing. I'm going to give it a try later and see if I like it.

Gotta read PATSY WALKER #5 from last week first, though...
« Last Edit: May 03, 2016, 07:07:19 PM by DeCarlo Rules »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #214 on: May 03, 2016, 07:15:53 PM »
I read each of these for 12 minutes
📖 Archie's Funhouse Comics Double Digest #13
📖 Archie & Jughead Jumbo Comics Digest #15
📖 World Of Archie Comics Double Digest #48

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #215 on: May 03, 2016, 08:32:21 PM »
Yesterday I read JUGHEAD & FRIENDS DIGEST #1, 2, 8, and 9.
Today I read PATSY WALKER a.k.a. HELLCAT #5, SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #16 and GOLDIE VANCE #1.
I like the art in GOLDIE, and the story was alright I guess, but doesn't really compel me to keep reading the title.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #216 on: May 03, 2016, 09:12:57 PM »
I have to catch up on reading my digital comics. I'm going read Sunstone-Volume #4 and maybe a few more digital comics.

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #217 on: May 03, 2016, 10:00:00 PM »
Did anyone read GOLDIE VANCE from a few weeks ago? It's a Boom comic (#1 of 4) by Hope Larson (haven't read any of her previous stuff) and Brittney Williams (who draws Marvel's new PATSY WALKER comic). Not sure what it's about, but it looks like it might be some Nancy Drew-type mystery solving thing. I'm going to give it a try later and see if I like it.

Gotta read PATSY WALKER #5 from last week first, though...


I've read both of these. The art in Goldie was very cute. The story was like you said very Nancy Drew and ok enough. I'll support it because it's one of the few girlie comics. I especially like the Florida setting. Most comics seem to be set in NYC or big cities.

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #218 on: May 03, 2016, 11:17:26 PM »
More Betty and Veronicas. Ran across an issue where Victor Gorelick mentions 9/11. I'm still convinced he made a cameo in Die Kitty Die #3. Also there really are tons of Canadian fans, evidenced by how much fan art they send in.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #219 on: May 04, 2016, 06:10:45 PM »
I read Deadly Class #20 & Archie #385 & #415 & World Of Archie #6.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #220 on: May 04, 2016, 07:53:36 PM »
I read each of these for 12 minutes
Jughead & Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #15
The Best Of Archie Comics -75 Years 75 Stories
Archie-1000 Page Comics-75th Anniversary Bash
Betty & Veronica-Comics Double Digest #232
Betty & Veronica-Comics Double Digest #234

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #221 on: May 04, 2016, 07:59:47 PM »
I read each of these for 12 minutes
Jughead & Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #15
The Best Of Archie Comics -75 Years 75 Stories
Archie-1000 Page Comics-75th Anniversary Bash
Betty & Veronica-Comics Double Digest #232
Betty & Veronica-Comics Double Digest #234

How's the 75th anniversary bash? Does it have lots of old stories?

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #222 on: May 04, 2016, 09:02:09 PM »
It has new & old stories. But I'm read it again soon.

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #223 on: May 04, 2016, 11:18:42 PM »
reading some She's Josie stories from the early issues of the World of Archie digests. I didn't realize they reprinted almost complete issues of She's Josie in each digest sort of in order. They could easily put out an anthology of these, even digitally.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2016, 11:26:50 PM by irishmoxie »

irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #224 on: May 05, 2016, 12:19:02 AM »
Space Battle Lunchtime #1 - very cute adventure story. Reminds me a bit of Adventure Time and Monsters Inc. More of a taste than a complete story. Hopefully issue #2 is longer.

 


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