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Yeah, talk about comics in this thread. If anyone saw Repo Man (1984), well their coming out with a sequel to it in comic form. It's called, Waldo's Hawaiian Holiday. Read the preview on: http://www.waldoshawaiianholiday.com/

Should be good.

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hmm. OK.

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I think that's good thumbsup.gif

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lol

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what about Japanesse comics? laugh.gif

i use to like Hellboy but uh, grew out of it....

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manga > comic books.

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Manga sucks.

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To be quite honest, so far I have only read The Umbrella Academy, but that definitely makes me want to read more of not only that series, but other comic books in general. So nerdy, yet so awesome.

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Sandman is awesome... Neil Gaiman is awesome in general.
HOLY CRAP I just googled him and he lives in Minneapolis! I need to go find him..... blink.gif

Anyway, Watchmen is also very good. Alan Moore is pretty badass in general as well...

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QUOTE(woven_basketcase @ Feb 19 2008, 09:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
manga > comic books.

Absolutely true.
Normal comic books suck.

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Feb 24 2008, 12:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Absolutely true.
Normal comic books suck.


Watchmen is the only graphic novel in Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923-Present. Good comic books beat manga. Not shitty Superman comic books, comic books with plots and developed characters and intelligence.
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I'd never want to read comics

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QUOTE(FruscianteForPrez08 @ Feb 24 2008, 11:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Watchmen is the only graphic novel in Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923-Present. Good comic books beat manga. Not shitty Superman comic books, comic books with plots and developed characters and intelligence.

'Comic books with plots and developed characters and intelligence' - it's like a description of manga. Most of them, at least.
Well, to each is own.

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I like The Umbrella Academy series. Other than those, I hardly read any. laugh.gif

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QUOTE(FruscianteForPrez08 @ Feb 23 2008, 07:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sandman is awesome... Neil Gaiman is awesome in general.
HOLY CRAP I just googled him and he lives in Minneapolis! I need to go find him..... blink.gif

Anyway, Watchmen is also very good. Alan Moore is pretty badass in general as well...

We have a thread here about Sandman wink.gif Im huge fan of him too and I have a big tattoo with him in my back heheh

I loooove comics, I have a huge collection, including all of Neil Gaiman, even books, and lots of Alan Moore and Frank Miller...plus Moebius, Manara, Will Eisner......

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after reading The Umbrella Academy I've started reading more comics... I jut got the first three books of Fables in the mail and love them so far.

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I got just one more comic to my collection smile.gif

One from Alan Moore called Lost Girls..... AWESOME smile.gif

See yourself hehe

http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/1891830740

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What is it about, Pat?

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After reading The Umbrella Academy, like a few others have said, it has made me to want to read more comics.

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Mar 17 2008, 07:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What is it about, Pat?

wink.gif


Lost Girls is an erotic graphic novel describing the sexual adventures of three important female fictional characters of the late 19th and early 20th century: Alice (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Dorothy (The Wizard of Oz), and Wendy ( Peter Pan).
They meet each other to tell their stories in 1913.....its really cool and the art is so beautiful!! Well, its an Alan Moore's comic wink.gif

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^Woah, the plot seems amazing! And it's not manga... hmm maybe I should read some normal comic books, instead of manga only smile.gif

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QUOTE(goodday @ Mar 18 2008, 09:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lost Girls is an erotic graphic novel describing the sexual adventures of three important female fictional characters of the late 19th and early 20th century: Alice (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Dorothy (The Wizard of Oz), and Wendy ( Peter Pan).
They meet each other to tell their stories in 1913.....its really cool and the art is so beautiful!! Well, its an Alan Moore's comic wink.gif


that sounds really cool, actually.
and its written by Alan Moore! even better. his V for Vendetta is pure brilliance.

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^So the movie is an adaptation of the comic..?! ohmy.gif I had no idea! Just... wow. I really need to read it, I loved the movie.

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Mar 18 2008, 06:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
^So the movie is an adaptation of the comic..?! ohmy.gif I had no idea! Just... wow. I really need to read it, I loved the movie.

Yeah, it is wink.gif The comic is amazing!!! I have it, you should read for sure!!

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^Do you know if I can find it somewhere over the Internet? Or do I have to buy it?

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Mar 19 2008, 01:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
^Do you know if I can find it somewhere over the Internet? Or do I have to buy it?

For sure some torrents have this comic to download...even Lost Girls, I saw it in some torrent...just try, Im sure you find it smile.gif and If you like, buy it, because it is a master piece hehehe wink.gif
I buy all comics that I love, I want to have them.....

I have a Special Edition of Spider-Man about the 11/9 ..... its just touching: the cover is all black, with the title in white; it tell to us what all the super heroes were doing that day, how they felt so lost and frustated that they couldn't help, they didn't have time to do something...its really cool!!

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Great, I'm gonna look up for some torrents then. I've never used them, but hope I'll be able to figure out how to download them smile.gif

I've never bought any (normal) comic book and I hardly ever buy mangas, I just borrow them from my friend who is a manga maniac. To be honest, the only series I have is InuYasha, which is rather childish, I know, but for some reason I love it. Plus my sister got addicted to it as well, so let it be my excuse, haha.

Hmm the 11/9 thing sounds interesting too... not as much as the previous comic you mentioned, though smile.gif

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Mar 20 2008, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Great, I'm gonna look up for some torrents then. I've never used them, but hope I'll be able to figure out how to download them smile.gif

I've never bought any (normal) comic book and I hardly ever buy mangas, I just borrow them from my friend who is a manga maniac. To be honest, the only series I have is InuYasha, which is rather childish, I know, but for some reason I love it. Plus my sister got addicted to it as well, so let it be my excuse, haha.

Hmm the 11/9 thing sounds interesting too... not as much as the previous comic you mentioned, though smile.gif

It will be easy to learn wink.gif

I have some mangas too, and a really amazing book about mangas and their story!

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^What is the title of the book? Is it an English one?

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QUOTE(Morgaine @ Mar 21 2008, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
^What is the title of the book? Is it an English one?

Its in english, from Taschen smile.gif

The title is "Manga"

http://www.taschen.com/

Im not sure if they have this one on site or just the ones they sell out by web smile.gif


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