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  • 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
  • DeCarlo Rules: Funny that the trade paperback collection is entitled REGGIE AND ME Vol. 1, when his floppy comic book series was actually titled just plain REGGIE for the first 18 issues (and going on hiatus for nine years in between issues #14 and 15). Since it's only a 224-page book, that should mean we'll be seeing reprints of stories from the first 9 (or maybe 10) issues. So shouldn't it be titled REGGIE Vol. 1? Unless they actually do plan to start the first volume with issue #19 from 1966 (the first classic Evilheart issue) where the title actually changed to REGGIE AND ME. My theory is that the ME in that title = Evilheart, unlike the prior titles ARCHIE AND ME (where ME = Mr. Weatherbee), or BETTY AND ME (where the ME = Archie).
    June 09, 2018, 12:59:59 PM


Author Topic: What comics have you been reading?  (Read 263571 times)

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irishmoxie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #825 on: December 23, 2016, 04:35:29 AM »
Lots of Archie's Holiday Fun digests. I'm trying to add them as I go to comics.org. I already have a ton of the Christmas Giant Series issues and I thought these would be a repeat but so far the stories are mostly from elsewhere. Though I have read a lot of these stories before, probably in the digital Pep comics.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #826 on: December 24, 2016, 03:45:57 PM »
I read each of these for 12 minutes
🌟 1-Last Look
🎈 2-Middle Age Spread-A For Better Or For Worse Collection
🐻  3-Archie 1000 Page Comics Extravaganza
🏯 4-Archie 1000 Page Comics Gala
« Last Edit: December 24, 2016, 04:14:41 PM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #827 on: December 24, 2016, 11:52:25 PM »
I read some digital comics while in bed.
Life With Kevin #2
Archie #15
Morning Glories-Volume #1
SunStone-Volume #4
« Last Edit: December 25, 2016, 09:08:10 PM by BettyReggie »

grubhead

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #828 on: December 25, 2016, 08:13:27 PM »
My Pull List

  • Afterlife With Archie
  • Archie
  • Jughead
  • Ether
  • Astro City
  • The Comic Book History of Comics
  • A.D.: After Death
  • Black Monday Murders
  • The Fix
  • Manhattan Projects
  • Southern Bastards
« Last Edit: December 25, 2016, 08:15:36 PM by grubhead »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #829 on: December 26, 2016, 02:26:10 PM »
I read the 2 books that I got for Christmas from my brother. I read each of them for 20 minutes.
1-Black Hole
2-Blankets
« Last Edit: December 26, 2016, 03:12:57 PM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #830 on: December 27, 2016, 07:42:06 AM »
I'm not sure what I'll read today. I just pre-order Reggie & Me #2 from The Google Play Store.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2016, 10:18:52 AM by BettyReggie »

60sBettyandReggie

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Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #831 on: December 27, 2016, 12:49:50 PM »
Finished reading: Archie 1000 Page Comics Spree!
and I am currently reading: The Best of Archie Comics Book Two and Book Four

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #832 on: December 27, 2016, 10:23:12 PM »
I will be reading my copy of Life With Kevin #2 from the Google Play Store.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2016, 07:43:25 AM by BettyReggie »

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #833 on: December 28, 2016, 12:53:20 AM »
JUGHEAD'S DOUBLE DIGEST #95 (Aug 2003), #97 (Oct 2003), #100 (Mar 2004)
ARCHIE ANNUAL COMICS DIGEST #47 (1985), #48 (1986), #68 (Apr 1997)
ARCHIE COMICS DIGEST #97 (Aug 1989)
EVIL DEAD 2: DARK ONES RISING #3 (of 3)
RED TEAM: DOUBLE TAP #6 (of 9)
SIXPACK & DOGWELDER: HARD-TRAVELIN' HEROZ #5 (of 6)
DARK KNIGHT III: MASTER RACE #7 (of 8 )
DETECTIVE COMICS #947
WONDER WOMAN #13
GREAT LAKES AVENGERS #3
ROM #6
G.I. JOE (2016) #1
SUPER POWERS #2 (of 6)
SCOOBY-DOO TEAM UP #21
FUTURE QUEST #8

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #834 on: December 28, 2016, 05:13:09 AM »
I just read my digital copy of Life With Kevin #3. It was adorable. I love this version of Kevin. I love that the comic is done in blue. I hope they keep it that way & not change the color of the comic.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2016, 07:42:41 AM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #835 on: December 28, 2016, 07:47:21 AM »
I'll read later
I read
Reggie & Me #1-Sandy Jarell
Archie #14-Joe Eisma
Halloween Comic Fest -After Life With Archie-Season #2
Sex Criminals #12
New Romancer #6
The Beauty #6
Invincible #131
« Last Edit: December 28, 2016, 11:10:43 AM by BettyReggie »

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #836 on: December 28, 2016, 01:50:52 PM »
I just read my digital copy of Life With Kevin #3. It was adorable. I love this version of Kevin. I love that the comic is done in blue. I hope they keep it that way & not change the color of the comic.

I hope that if this story is ever offered in a print format it is in full color. Either that or just print it as a coloring book, and I'll do it myself. Not that it looks like it will ever be offered in a paper version, so I'm just rambling. Archie Comics really doesn't want MY money anyway.

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #837 on: December 28, 2016, 03:04:01 PM »
I read each of these books for 15 minutes
Blankets
Black Hole
« Last Edit: December 29, 2016, 08:12:03 AM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #838 on: December 29, 2016, 09:58:32 AM »
Today I want to take a break from reading anything Archie related. I have many other comics from
BatGirl
Black Canary
New Romancer
I'm going start with 3 titles.
BatGirl #35 & #38 & #47 & #48 & #50 & & #51& #52
Black Canary #1 & #2 & #3 & #5 & # 6
New Romancer #1 & #2 & #3





« Last Edit: December 29, 2016, 11:39:43 AM by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What comics have you been reading?
« Reply #839 on: December 29, 2016, 10:58:46 AM »
I read these BatGirl issues #35 & #38 & #47 & #48
« Last Edit: December 29, 2016, 11:39:12 AM by BettyReggie »

 


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