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Figured there must be fanboy or two round here...

Trades:

Invincible

Ex Machina

Ultimate X-Men

Monthlies:

Fables

Justice Society of America

Iron Fist

OGNs:

Earth X trilogy

and some that I want to start reading:

Promethea

The New Frontier

From Hell

Can anybody recommend some good indies?

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i just read MARVEL ZOMBIES

that was very good

premise: spiderman and company are all zombies-----supercannibalism ensues

as far as an indie rec

ever read Jim Woodring's FRANK comics?

good stuff

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haha, I was about to start a thread like this one...

Currently reading (mostly trades):

Cerebrus Trades Vol. #1-3

Bone by Jeff Smith single issues (I've been trying to get the originals from Cartoon Books)

Batman Sword of Azrael

Red Star - The Battle of Kar Dathras Gate

Crimson - Earth Angel (This series is AMAZING)

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Popbot

DMZ

Wintermen

Popbot is tough to read, mostly just great art, DMZ is fucking awsome though. Wintermen I just got into on the recommendation of a friend, good shit so far.

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Optic Nerve - Adrian Tomine, its annoying cuz i can actually relate to alot of it..ugh.

All my old Calvin and Hobbes collections

I've been meaning to read Like a Velvet Glove Cast In Iron

Jim Woodring is pretty crazy

I've given up on Marvel, DC, et al a long time ago..

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Optic Nerve - Adrian Tomine

I've given up on Marvel, DC, et al a long time ago..

I love Optic Nerve...

I used to read comics avidly as a kid...

Recently I walked into the local book store and they were promoting 'graphic novels'... so I browsed... walked out with the full collection of Alias (Bendis) and much of the recent run of DD (again by Bendis) and I finally got the last chapter of Preacher, and a bunch of Warren Ellis titles.

Bendis is going to go down as one of the greatests like Moore, Gaiman, Morrison, etc.

Highly recommended.

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I love Optic Nerve...

co sign on tomaine.

read the graphic novel version of the fountain and just re read black hole by burns, watchmen, and snake pit this week.

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Sandman is probably the only series I've completed(Graphic novel? Eh?)

Fables was good too

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Perry Bible

im so with you on that

plus ive always been an xmen fan

not so much ultimate, but uncanny for life.

esstentials volumes 1-6

and 1602 was very good too

and im currently also reading v for vendetta right now

its pretty badass.

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ultimate x-men is great. i don't care what anyone says, i fucking love the x-men.

marvel 1602 is by neal gaiman (spelling?)...the guy that wrote sandman. i quite enjoyed it, as well.

100 bullets on Vertigo is great super-pulp style noir.

and Demo is an interesting if somewhat emo indie trade.

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100 Bullets

The Boys

Desolation Jones

Fell

All really good but not very comic-y aside from The Boys. They're all more 'grown-up' mind.

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Isn't preacher going to be a hbo series?

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^ I heard that too

Forgot to mention that I freaking love Astonishin X-Men. I don't watch Buffy at all, but Whedon can write the X-Men like nobody's business. Solid Gold.

Sandman, Watchmen, Dark Knight Returns are other faves... I guess I just prefer the superhero-y ones.

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- Jeremiah

- Lanfeust van Troy

- anything by Chris Ware (trying to collect all his stuff but it's difficult to get hold off....)

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last one i read was a coupe years ago, i think it was donny something or other had a skitzed out squirell talking about creamy creamy cream cheese.

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Sandman, Watchmen, Dark Knight Returns are other faves... I guess I just prefer the superhero-y ones.
have you checked out Tom Strong? it's another interesting take on the superhero genre by Moore. It has a very "classic" feel, a la scifi circa the '40s/'50s. it's neat.

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following now

fables

powers

blade of the immortal

negative burn

invincible

the boys

walking dead

y the last man

thieves and kings

noble causes

planetary

stuff ive read that ive liked

lucifer

chosen

global frequency

sin city

sleeper

top ten

wanted

authority

hero

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wow a comics thread :)

I just got into Fables and caught serious vapors i dunno how i could have missed out on this book its filling my LOEG jones

aside from that im a Super Hero Geek no shame i read tons of crap

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have you checked out Tom Strong? it's another interesting take on the superhero genre by Moore. It has a very "classic" feel, a la scifi circa the '40s/'50s. it's neat.

actually, I was thinking of checking out Promethea (which I hear is very meta-textual)... maybe I'll check out Tom Strong while I'm at it.

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co sign on tomaine.

Yes, Tomaine. I read Summer Blonde at least once a month.

Now I'm reading the genius, Acme Novelty Library #16 and 17. Chris Ware. Great.

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actually, I was thinking of checking out Promethea (which I hear is very meta-textual)... maybe I'll check out Tom Strong while I'm at it.

I was not a huge fan of Promethea... not really sure why. I think Tom Strong is a lot better. (Plus, the Tom Strong spin-offs/side stories are pretty cool....)

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Chris Ware floors me.

I only can take his work in small doses.

One 'book' a year is about right.

ha.

Black Hole was great... then it ended... I wanted more... Not to mention it took about a gazillion years for each issue to come out... giving Optic Nerve a run for it's money...

Recently finished Smoke n' Mirrors... nice stuff... still not as good as American Gods but it did transport me...

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