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by Lightning Strike
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:15:28 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: DC: Where Do I Start Now?
Replies: 35
Views: 198

Re: DC: Where Do I Start Now?

Wow. I purchased and read the Court of Owls and Night of Owls trades. I have to thank you because that was the best Batman story I've read in a long time. Since Red Hood at least. Awesome! Glad you liked the story! :thumb: Snyder will be at Planet ComiCon in Kansas City in two weeks and I might hav...
by Lightning Strike
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:13:03 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: DC: Where Do I Start Now?
Replies: 35
Views: 198

Re: DC: Where Do I Start Now?

CaptnAmerca wrote:Wow.

I purchased and read the Court of Owls and Night of Owls trades. I have to thank you because that was the best Batman story I've read in a long time. Since Red Hood at least.
:thumb:
by Lightning Strike
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:12:41 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: DC: Where Do I Start Now?
Replies: 35
Views: 198

Re: DC: Where Do I Start Now?

Thanks everyone! I'm definitely going to check this Owls story out. Is Court and Night two different things? If so which is first? All Star Western ...the title alone has piqued my interest. Is anyone writing good Superman stories these days? I've also seen people mention Aquaman. This seems silly,...
by Lightning Strike
Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:54:37 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: DC: Where Do I Start Now?
Replies: 35
Views: 198

Re: DC: Where Do I Start Now?

nycjadie wrote:I'd read the Batman run. It's amazing. I think the Court of Owls will be one of the great Batman runs of this decade.
Agreed. They changed very little in regards to Batman. The only thing that ticked me off was how they handled Tim
by Lightning Strike
Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:32:21 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

I've started a re-read of Sojourn. This is a above average story and an A+ visual book. It is actually beautiful. Man, I do love Crossgen. I've been thinking of re-reading all of the Crossgen books myself but I'm so behind on my current stuff plus I have a back log of stuff from the past year or so...
by Lightning Strike
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:13:17 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: East of West Thread---WOW!!
Replies: 329
Views: 2100

Re: East of West Thread---WOW!!

Elveen wrote:I'm super interested in Xaiolain (SP?).

The woman that conquered Death...... sign me up.
:thumb:
by Lightning Strike
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:34:53 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

Elveen wrote:Just started a Planetary re-read!
awesome book!
by Lightning Strike
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:08:13 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Valiant titles aside....what is your top 10 current books
Replies: 47
Views: 372

Re: Valiant titles aside....what is your top 10 current book

lorddunlow wrote:You basically can't go wrong with anything Jonathan Hickman writes (East of West, Manhattan Projects, Avengers, New Avengers).
:thumb:
by Lightning Strike
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:05:58 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

New Avengers vol.1
by Lightning Strike
Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:29:09 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Valiant titles aside....what is your top 10 current books
Replies: 47
Views: 372

Re: Valiant titles aside....what is your top 10 current book

East of West
Fables
TWD
Invincible
Avengers
New Avengers
GotG
All-New X-Men
Batman
Nightwing
by Lightning Strike
Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:22:00 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

I just finished reading Jupiter's Legacy 1-3. It's a great book. Best thing about it is how much story there is - not as decompressed as most current books. Art is great. Lots of interesting characters. My only complaint is I wanted more of the 1920s storyline - I hope it is revisited in a flashbac...
by Lightning Strike
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:59:50 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist
Replies: 41
Views: 270

Re: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist

Gary Frank, John Cassaday, Bryan Hitch , Jae Lee, and Jim Lee. Is it just me or has his work been subpar lately? Compare his early work on The Authority to his recent stuff and it doesn't look quite as well He has commented he has intentionally changed his approach. I think he found the delays on U...
by Lightning Strike
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:06:54 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist
Replies: 41
Views: 270

Re: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist

Gary Frank, John Cassaday, Bryan Hitch , Jae Lee, and Jim Lee. Is it just me or has his work been subpar lately? Compare his early work on The Authority to his recent stuff and it doesn't look quite as well He has commented he has intentionally changed his approach. I think he found the delays on U...
by Lightning Strike
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:53:12 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist
Replies: 41
Views: 270

Re: Your favorite 1990s breakthrough artist

Cyberstrike wrote:Gary Frank, John Cassaday, Bryan Hitch, Jae Lee, and Jim Lee.
Is it just me or has his work been subpar lately? Compare his early work on The Authority to his recent stuff and it doesn't look quite as well
by Lightning Strike
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:50:45 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: teach my girls about DC and Marvel comics
Replies: 15
Views: 104

Re: teach my girls about DC and Marvel comics

Some fun books for 11 year olds are:

Marvel:
-Spider-Girl
-Ultimate Spiderman
-New warriors
-Hickman's FF run
-Excalibur


DC:
-Waid and Johns' Flash run
-Impulse
-Wonder Woman (Perez and Byrne's runs)
-Teen Titans
-Young Justice

Also, Bone! :thumb:
by Lightning Strike
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:39:43 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: teach my girls about DC and Marvel comics
Replies: 15
Views: 104

Re: teach my girls about DC and Marvel comics

lorddunlow wrote:What I have read of Hickman's Fantastic Four seems safe for kids (those who have finished the run can confirm) and with Franklin and Valeria, there are characters they can relate to. Early Spiderman is good too.
Definitely! Hickaman's FF is awesome :thumb:
by Lightning Strike
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:37:46 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: If you could pick a Dialed hero for solo series...
Replies: 8
Views: 83

Re: If you could pick a Dialed hero for solo series...

I'm not sure, but HERO from 2003 is one excellent series. Can't say the same about the new 52 book
by Lightning Strike
Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:24:48 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your top 10 favorite comics right now?
Replies: 37
Views: 271

Re: Your top 10 favorite comics right now?

grendeljd wrote: Afterlife With Archie (I'm not kidding, it's actually good!)
I'd heard this was good, but had no idea what it would look like. What's the scoop on it?
by Lightning Strike
Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:41:14 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your top 10 favorite comics right now?
Replies: 37
Views: 271

Re: Your top 10 favorite comics right now?

1. East of West 2. The Manhattan Projects 3. Chew 4. Revival 5. Harbinger 6. Archer and Armstrong 7. New Avengers 8. Avengers 9. Guardians of the Galaxy 10. Invincible (we have very similar tastes) :thumb: I left TWD off because I have a love/hate relationship with that title. It is excellent writi...
by Lightning Strike
Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:03:39 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: Your top 10 favorite comics right now?
Replies: 37
Views: 271

Your top 10 favorite comics right now?

Here's my top ten faves right now:

-East of West
-TWD
-Invincible
-Avengers
-New Avengers
-Guardians of the Galaxy
-Batman
-Hellboy
-All-New X-Men
-Fables
by Lightning Strike
Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:17:22 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

Just finished reading the new 52 Aquaman and I have to say it was quite enjoyable. The stories were really good, I love how they are portraying Arthur and Mera. And while I normally love Pelletier's art, Reis' work on the book was amazing.
by Lightning Strike
Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:54:03 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

lorddunlow wrote:I was thinking of adding Lazarus, Fatale, or Happy -any of those any good?
I don't know about the other two, but Lazarus is good, not great.
by Lightning Strike
Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:41:40 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

Filling my cart at the Image Digital store for the 50% off sale. I'm getting overwhelmed. Suggestions on can't miss Image books? Looking for current and past books - I cannot pass up 99¢ drm-free books. I already get East of West, Manhattan Projects, Revival, TWD , Umbral, Chew, and Invincible on a...
by Lightning Strike
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:13:07 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

I felt like reading some old school stuff so I'm re-reading Byrne's Alpha Flight run
by Lightning Strike
Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:09:12 pm
Forum: Marvel, DC, Image, independents, etc.
Topic: What comics are you reading now?
Replies: 9062
Views: 78840

Re: What comics are you reading now?

Savant wrote:
Lightning Strike wrote:I'm re-reading Geoff Johns' and Ed Benes' JLA
I think you mean Brad Meltzer & Ed Benes. If so, I pity you.....I found that series really dull. Then again, Meltzer usually doesn't do much for me.
Yeah, meant Meltzer. I just started reading Johns' Aquaman too and got them confused.