Official Recommendations Thread...Revived....

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  1. BAH HUMBBUG!

    BAH HUMBBUG! There's an invisible man

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    Trying to start this thread back up hopefully we can get some fresh blood in here.

    Here is the old thread....

    So what I've done is assign a rating of X/100 based on how good I think the comic book is, now don't get all up in arms here but this is purely based on my opinion and what I've read, hence the more people vote, the more the scores will average out.

    I know I haven't read a lot of the titles mentioned, but hey that's life. Also this is a work in progress and can only improve and I am going to be working on it for some time to come and really try to make this a must-go-to-list for all comic fans here. :up:

    If you guys want to just PM me your scores I will update accordingly.

    http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=186190


    And this is most if not all of the comics that have been recommended. I will attempt to put some sort of scale on them as far as it being recommended on a scale of 1-10 or four stars or five to give a people of not only that it is good and you should read it but it is incredibly good and should be the thing you read next.


     
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  2. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    Index Vol. 2
    Page 2
    Eddie Campbell's Alec Stories (Collected in Alec: The Years Have Pants and The Fate of the Artist.)
    Zot! by Scott McCloud
    Casanova by Matt Fraction, Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon
    Young Liars by David Lapham [90/100]
    Deadpool Max by David Lapham [100/100]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory [100/100]
    American Vampire by Scott Snyder [85/100]
    Ultimate Thor [900/100]
    The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way [90/100]
    Daredevil by Frank Miller [95/100]
    Nextwave: Agents of Hate [75/100]
    Lucifer by Mike Carey [100/100]
    Tales Designed to Thrizzle by Michael Kupperman
    Afrodisiac by Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca
    Day Tripper by Fabio Moon & Gabriel Ba
    Nonplayer by Nate Simpson
    Page 3
    Nemesis by Mark Millar & Steven Mcniven
    Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne
    Batman: Haunted Gotham
    Batman: Gotham After Midnight
    Captain America: Captain America Lives! Vol. 3
    All Star Superman [90/100]
     
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  3. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    Here are the actual reviews from the previous thread by other Hypsters.











     
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  4. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    Ran out of room....






     
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  5. Tron Bonne

    Tron Bonne All Ass, No Sass

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    That Book of Magic review is off. You're looking for this series: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Books_of_Magic

    The picture is for Alan Moore's book on the actual subject of magic that's not planned for release until, I believe 2013. Just letting you know.
     
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    Thank you sir, I think I fixed it. Hard trying to go back six years and fix all links. :up:






     
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    Man, my review of Planetary is pathetic. I don't even remotely put across the shear awesomeness that is Planetary.
     
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    Re-write it and I will update it. :up: This is going to be an ongoing project for me....I am pretty bored at work, and it looks like Peck gave up on it so I am going to try and change a few things too, maybe make it a little easier for people to try and decide what to read since there are so many recommendations. :up:




     
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  9. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    Whew....

     
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  10. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    I haven't read Squadron Supreme yet, I have ready Supreme Power and I would also recommend it. :up:







     
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  11. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    And...





     
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    I have to admit I have not yet read Concrete, but I've heard amazing things and it has been on my list to read...well for a very long time now.


    imho...this is the quintessential Marvel Cosmic story and possibly the best cosmic story out there. Once I find the other review for The Thanos Quest I will bump it up here to combine it with this since they really do go hand in hand.

    An absolute must read for Marvel Comic Book lovers and those that love cosmic story lines. :up:



     
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    God, all this stuff makes me wanna go back and dig up some of that awesome stuff I have. Empire, Caper, Supreme Power, Bendis' DD run.
     
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    Word, I'm re-finding all of this good stuff that I meant to read and never did and now...I'm acquiring it. :up:









    Personally one of my all time favorites. I met Miller when I was 12 at a comic signing in Oakland. He had originally limited the number of items to six but his flight form Chicago was delayed so he called ahead and let the shop know he would be late, but due to the inconvenience he would stay and sign as long as there was a line. This was awesome as I had about 20 comics and a poster to be signed. When it came my turn, TDKR and Batman Year One were worn and not in the greatest shape, what can I say I hadn't yet come to understand how to keep and collect comics to save their value, Frank held a copy up to the majority of adults that were there and said..." This is how I like to see my comics...well read." It certainly was a big moment for me and left a huge impression to this day.

    Frank is a nice guy and although he may do things that people don't like with his stories, just a great guy.:up:
     
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  15. BAH HUMBBUG!

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    I've always heard good things but haven't picked it up yet.






    You know I own it...have since I was about seven and never read it. I think it was just way to deep and dark when I was younger and sort of forgot about it as I got older.




    Anubis pretty much sums it up, the book isn't talked about everyone as being a landmark in comic books for no reason. But that doesn't mean it will appeal to everyone. It's sort of like Citizen Kane, a lot of people, especially younger people won't care for it and may not see why it is such a great film and considered by many to be the greatest movie ever made. But here's the thing, a lot of those people are critics, directors, actors, producers, screen-writers, film teachers and so on who are looking at the movie from a very different perspective than your average person. They know the history of movies, what came before, what has come since and everything in between.

    If you're just a casual comic book fan and just like good art work, and interesting stories Watchmen may not be for you like Anubis said. But it stands as being incredibly important to comic books regardless of what you think of it.
     
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    Another title I've been meaning to start reading.







     
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  18. Anubis

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    Superman: Secret Identity is still my all time favorite Superman Story. People ask me, whats so good about Superman? I say, read that s**t. (And Action Comics 775).
     
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    Yeah I've heard really good things about it. I mean really really good. :up:









     
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    Inifinite Vacation

    the new Ruse mini series
     
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    Mrh7448 I am not a Side Kick

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    [​IMG]

    From the 80's

    The story set in Radiant City, which, unknown to the populace, is driving it's citizens mad. Mister X returns, as the purported architect of the city he sets about trying to undo the damage done by his former partners when they finished the city without him.
     
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    Wanna put together a small summary of why it's good, or what it's about and maybe throw a pic in there?






     
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  24. The Question

    The Question Objectivism doesn't work.

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    Holy **** some of these old reviews of mine are awful. I used the word "brilliant" seven times in my New Fronteir review and I thought I was being funny. I sound like Rupert ****ing Grint. Balls.
     
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    Yeah, same here.
     
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