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  1. mdisen

    mdisen OT Supporter

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    I'm looking for a good/portable graphic novel to read for an upcoming trip. I picked up (and finished :cool:) Watchman after watching the movie trailer, and I'm craving more. Any suggestions?
     
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    Sirc Dr. Hourse Crew #1

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    Sin City
    Ronin
    Robocop (Frank Miller's)
    Dark Knight returns
     
  3. Hiero

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    A lot of the Astro Citytpbs are good.
     
  4. mdisen

    mdisen OT Supporter

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    Just clarifying, because the 300 book I saw was huge, but these all come in smaller formats?
     
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    Sirc Dr. Hourse Crew #1

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    It'll be hard for you to find them not in the HUGE movie promo books.
     
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    CabbieNamedAxel OTCC|SF OT Supporter

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    If you're just getting in to it, you might want to try downloading a bunch of stuff to see what you like. When you find out what you're into, start buying some books from your LCBS.

    You can find torrents or rapidshares of comics every wednesday, usually that night everything will be scanned.
     
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    THE LIOG EVVVVVVVVEERRYYOONNNNNNNE EEEEE

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    don't listen to these retards. all you need is Preacher
     
  8. void

    void oh yeah?

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    The new Joker graphic novel is out (I think). Everyone is saying it's amazing. I'm not even a big fan of DC characters, but these little graphic novels are usually pretty good.
     
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    Omegaboy Scuzzy Psychout Merchant OT Supporter

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    I don't care for your portable concerns...you should be reading The Goon :big grin: :big grin:
     
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    I'd recommend Preacher, Y the Last Man, Kingdom Come.
     
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    mdisen OT Supporter

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    Thanks for the suggestions. So far I've got the Sin City collection, The Dark Knight Returns, and Preacher ordered.

    I came across this list from Time Magazine and some sounded kind of interesting (and many don't look like "traditional" graphic novels).

    Archwood
    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier
    All Star Superman
    Marvel Zombies 2
    Jack of the Fables, Vol. 1: The (Nearly) Great Escape
    The Principles of Uncertainty
    Exit Wounds

    Could you give me a quick yay or nay rundown on some of these?
     
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    Marvel Zombies 1 - yay
    The Walking Dead - yay
    Iron Man: Extremis - yay
    Silver Surfer: Requiem - yay
    Spider-Man: Reign - yay
    Batman: The Long Halloween - yay
    The Ultimates 1 and 2 - yay
     
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    League of Extraordinary Gentleman was a little weird for me. I couldn't get in to it, it was all over the place. If you wanna check our marvel zombies, I'd suggest starting at #1.
     
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    void oh yeah?

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    i wouldn't read the black dossier first, it has a LOT of reading and is an investment in time. if you don't like vol 1 and vol 2, then you won't like this. having said that, the first two were amazing and i love the black dossier.
     
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    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    < Transmetropolitan
     
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    johnny shit, baby

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    Scalped

    There are a few volumes out now, nice body of work to sit down with.
     
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    void oh yeah?

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    thrid one just came out, the book has been excellent. if you love the sopranos, you'll love scalped
     
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    What if I loved the first season of the Sopranos and not really anything else?
     
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    johnny shit, baby

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    You'll love Scalped. It's a tale of organized crime, in an entirely modern and relevant setting.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalped

    I just hope quality doesn't fall off in the future. Jason Aaron has alot on his plate now, not all of it is that great.
     

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