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    I've been reading and collecting since 1977.
    I currently read:
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    Yeah I have thousands and thousands of them. I've been collecting them since I was 11. There are a bunch of comic collectors here.

    I don't buy as many now though. The ones that I still buy are...

    The Ultimates

    Wolverine

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Transformers

    Captain America

    Spawn
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    I don't buy too many these days either.
    I swore I was going to stop when comics prices got to 1.99.
    Oh,the good old days of 35 cent books.

    THE ULTIMATES ROCK!
    I reallly like BRYAN HITCH's art.
    I loved his run on the Authority.
    "I'm not as think as you drunk I am."

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    I have been reading and collecting since about 1993 and I have a bunch of comics, I currently read:

    Amazing Spider-man
    Avengers
    Fantasic Four(anyone pick up the 9 cent #60?)
    JLA
    Green Lantern
    All of Marvel's Ultimate Line
    Thor
    Superman
    Action Comics
    New X-Men
    Uncanny X-Men
    X-Treme X-men

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    I love The Ultimates too! I love the artwork, and the stories. Another comic that I am collecting that I forgot to mention is the Jango Fett mini-series! I love it, it really tells a lot about him. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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    Yeah, boy!

    Amazing Spider-Man (which is indeed Amazing again!)
    Incredible Hulk is better than it's been in years!
    Stray Bullets (HIGHLY under-rated crime-comic! They should make this into a "Sopranos" type series on HBO)
    Spawn (it's kinda gone downhill for me)
    Great (if you can find it-it's sold out!) vampire mini-series called 30 Days of Night, which Sam(Spider-Man)Raimi has optioned.
    Savage Dragon [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    Star Wars Tales (really well worth checking out if your a SW fan!)
    The Punisher (Better read now than it was originally!)

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    Originally posted by CATMAN3:
    I've been reading and collecting since 1977.
    I currently read:
    BATMAN
    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
    THE ULTIMATES
    DAREDEVIL
    INCREDIBLE HULK
    ULTIMATE X-MEN
    NEW X-MEN
    THOR
    ...and have yet to receive a blow job.

    not trying to rip, but comic books??

    here is a story that kind of illustrates my point:

    DOVER, DE—Area resident Keith Ludauer, 32, a data-management technician and father of two known for his interest in sports trivia, military-aircraft documentaries and collectible TV memorabilia, should just give up, a panel of state and local officials agreed Monday.


    Decades of long, heart-wrenching struggle on the part of Ludauer to discover some tiny fragment of meaning and validity in his pointless, unfulfilling existence should be abandoned, officials said, as there is "no evidence at this time indicating a reasonable likelihood of a positive outcome of such a search."

    "There's no point in Ludauer continuing to strive to find validity and meaning in his life," said Third District alderperson Becky Shapiro. "It's not going to happen. That much, at least, we know. We're clear on that point."

    County assessor Janet Polk agreed with Shapiro. "Keith's best bet is to throw in the towel and abandon these fruitless 'hopes,'" she said. "Things will go a lot easier for him once he accepts the inevitability of his confusion and emptiness."

    Polk said that Ludauer recently embarked on an unsuccessful campaign to improve the quality of his life through a series of consumer purchases, which only served to compound his misery. His decision to switch from his usual Sunny Delight-brand citrus-flavored fruit drink to Capri Sun-brand juice-box beverages, for example, resulted in "no appreciable improvement in his life," Polk said, as did his purchase of an extra-long Reach toothbrush and an easier-to-program VCR remote control.

    Sensing that his eight-year-old daughter Cara was growing hostile toward him, Ludauer recently attempted to solidify the parent-child bond by taking her to the monkey island at the local municipal zoo. The attempt, like all similar efforts to infuse his life with meaning, failed miserably.

    Ludauer has avidly searched for a sense of validation and purpose in his life since childhood. For all his searching, however, he has yet to find anything even remotely spiritually fulfilling, and has on numerous occasions expressed dejection over the apparent futility of his personal quest.

    Yet Ludauer, though increasingly fixated on his inability to discover a way to live meaningfully, remains optimistic. "I've got to go on, somehow," he said in a flat, dull monotone, barely concealing the all-pervasive despair which will eventually engulf him. "I can't give up. Not ever. There's got to be something that makes my life worthwhile. I am a human being, and every person is special. I just know it."

    Local officials disagree. "Clearly, Ludauer is too wrapped up in this issue on a personal level to be able to step back and see that there is, in fact, nothing special about him," city comptroller Stuart Herberger said. "The more tenaciously he clings to the belief that he has value as a person and that there must be some overall good he can serve in his life, the greater and more drawn-out his agony will be."

    "There is nothing for him to believe in," Dover mayor Arthur T. Bulone said. "There is only a hollow, windblown nothingness consisting of short, fleeting stabs at survival followed by death. Ludauer should face that."

    Calling Ludauer's existence "a hopeless case from the start," Bulone called upon fellow community members to support the panel's recommendation that he immediately surrender to the gnawing void he has for years tried to keep at bay.

    Ludauer, whose wife divorced him in 1995 shortly after a crisis of conscience forced him to leave the church, said he plans to keep moving forward, a course of action panel members called "ill-advised."

    "Ideally, we'd like to see him give up and stagger through life with deadened, glassy eyes; perfunctorily performing his undemanding work-related duties in a soulless haze, and then returning home to stare at white noise on the television until sleep brings a momentary respite from the unending oblivion of meaninglessness," Shapiro said. "Until he can accept that there is no point in anything about his life, he will always be disappointed beyond heartbreak."

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    The only thing that gets my $ these days is just about anything drawn by Alex Ross. Once in a while I'll spring for a Batman graphic novel.
    "There's a Japanese term called wabi-sabi, not wasabi, but wabi-sabi. It means an appreciation for the imperfect, the less than precision. The cowboy boots that you never polish because it's bad luck. That is completely wabi-sabi. Van Halen is that." - DLR 2002<br /><br />"Look! I can see their parachutes! They're ok..." - Tenshinhan, DragonBall Z

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    Those are my favorite superhero's! Spidey, Cap and Wolverine.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    I love ALEX ROSS' work too!
    MARVELS & KINGDOM COME were great.
    That BATMAN treasury size big book he did a few
    years ago was awesome.!

    I'd like to se him do another mini- series instead of just covers.
    "I'm not as think as you drunk I am."

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    okay, fuckit.

    Mad Magazine is the only comic book worth reading. although, i'm not entirely sure it fits into the actual comic book genre

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    DC's Elseworlds are pretty cool... [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

 

 

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