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People read different styles of comics...what do you read? (You can check multiple catagories) This is a general curiosity question, don't stress if I missed something ;)

Old School Marvel/DC
70 (21.1%)
Independents: Strangers in Paradise, Cerebus, Barry Ween
42 (12.7%)
Manga and associated comics like Antartic Press
52 (15.7%)
Adaptaions (Novels, Movies)
44 (13.3%)
Adult-Orientated titles like Transmetropolitan, League of Extrodrinary Gentlemen, Preacher, Next Wave
57 (17.2%)
Online (Girl Genius, etc. Long story arcs only...PvP, Devil's Panties, Penny Arcade & User Friendly don't count))
53 (16%)
Other (specify below)
13 (3.9%)

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Style of Comics You Read
« on: May 08, 2008, 01:48:57 PM »
Dresden left off because I'm trying to see what else people read ;)

(Note: Not in media because I'm looking to cross ref this with Dabel)
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Re: Style of Comics You Read
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2008, 02:55:56 PM »
Does pretty much anything count?
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2008, 04:33:23 PM »
Yes, in ALL the fields. ;)

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Re: Style of Comics You Read
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2008, 05:39:42 PM »
Oh, Mickey!  I finally picked up the first TPB of Transmet.  Awesome!  I shall definitely be picking up the next trade soon.  Thanks for the rec.

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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2008, 05:41:55 PM »
Oh, Mickey!  I finally picked up the first TPB of Transmet.  Awesome!  I shall definitely be picking up the next trade soon.  Thanks for the rec.

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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2008, 06:09:32 PM »
It's awesome. Written by Warren Ellis about a crazy journalist in the future named Spider Jerusalem, basically styled after Hunter S. Thompson who I dearly love. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmetropolitan

I'd recommend The Invisibles by Grant Morrison. Amazing stuff. Great uses of magic. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Invisibles
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2008, 06:32:38 PM »
Oh, Mickey!

Was I the only person who started to hear "you're so fine" after this?  ::)



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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2008, 06:42:03 PM »
The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman is amazing...
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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2008, 08:12:32 PM »
I loved some of those Marvel Max Comics. Comics that didn't hold back. And I of course love Gaiman's comics. :)
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« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2008, 10:43:22 AM »
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« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2008, 10:50:58 AM »
Well, you are pretty fine, Mickey. :D

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« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2008, 01:30:42 PM »
(sees about slimming down by ConDFW to fit Pris's mental image)
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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2008, 04:20:48 PM »
There is an online comic that I like it's called High Moon. Since everyone gets me hooked on comics I figured I could share that so others could get hooked on it.

http://www.zudacomics.com/node/109

( I hope me posting the link doesn't piss anyone off)

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« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2008, 12:49:19 AM »
Oh goodness, the comic books I read...so many.  Umm some of my earliest were The New Mutants, which *bam* puts an age stamp on me right off.  One of my faves will always be Transmetropolitan.  I read a batload of Marvel X titles in high school.  Gen13 and DV8.  Batman, Batgirl.  And a lot of webcomics.  8 Bit Theater and MacHall probably my two favorites, with VG Cats hot on their heels.  Sandman, Steven Niles vamp graphic novels.  I'll add more in as they come to me. 

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« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2008, 04:36:55 AM »
I read pretty much anything.

Like the Archie Sonic comic a long time ago. The Director's Cut of Endgame, for me, is the Sonic story.

Anyway, very more recently, I devoured the Sandman a half a year ago. It's surrealism with a soul, satisfying to read after so many anime where the headtrips make no sense at all, and it makes me crazy impatient to try my own hand at a story like its primary arc. I'm two volumes into the Simone run on Birds of Prey, in which Lady Shiva is love, and on the final volume of Miyazaki's Nausicaa manga.

Action comic don't do it for me at all, and neither do the silly chuckle-a-day comics. I need a lot of words, even in the light reads, like Birds of Prey. My signature is from one of my favorite webcomics. ;)
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