The General Comic Discussion Thread - Part 1

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  1. _Superman_

    _Superman_ Man Of Steel

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    When I read this I always think of Image United :( I'm still waiting for the ending to that crossover event.
     
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  2. CLARKY

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    Hey guys, with all those changes in DC comics (I mean Eddie Berganza is out) who is the editor in charge of the GL titles ? Was Berganza in charge of GL ?
     
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  3. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    I don't think it's ever coming back.
     
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  4. MMMMM...Pancakes

    MMMMM...Pancakes Cena Wins LOL

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    What's everyone been reading? I haven't been able to squeeze much reading time in lately, but last night I grabbed a stack of books and sat on the toilet for an hour and a half.
     
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  5. gohei_

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    Haha :woot:
    I'm currently in the middle of reading an actual book right now, so my comic reading is on hold at the moment. Once I get back to it though I'm considering either the Winter Soldier arc or continuing the Astonishing X-men book.
     
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  6. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    The Brubaker Winter Soldier arc and Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men?
     
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  7. geetard

    geetard Rebirth

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    Currently reading Lady Killer vol. 2. Can't wait for Jones' Catwoman. Before that, I finished Stephanie Brown as Batgirl run.

    Bought Starlin's Death of the New Gods and The Last Days of American Crime from Rick Remender yesterday during FCBD.
     
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  8. Super_Child

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    Can anyone reccomend whats a good read at the moment? And whats the current state of the dc slate of heroes? I havnt read anything since infinite crisis. Is the new 52 still canon or have we rebooted again since then?
     
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  9. gohei_

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    Yes and yes.
    I read the first volume of Astonishing X-men a few years back and now I have the rest of Whedon's run in my bookshelf. The Winter Soldier book I got maybe a year ago or so but haven't had a chance to look through it yet.
     
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  10. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    Both really good runs.
     
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  11. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    Superman by Tomasi and Gleason.
     
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  12. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    Haven't gotten around to lady killer.
     
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  13. CrimsonMist

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    Finally caught up on Grass Kings by Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins. It ends this month with issue 15 but is veeeeerrrry good. It's about a small community of people living off the grid with a kind of fiefdom established that gets torn apart when a mysterious woman washed up from the nearby lake. It's kind of a rural crime drama. It's got some beautiful artwork and very concise storytelling.
     
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  14. Babillygunn

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    Call me crazy, but I love Stephanie Brown.
     
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  15. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    Don't think I've heard of this series.
     
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  16. MMMMM...Pancakes

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    My LCS is clearing out all New 52 trades. 50% - 60% off all trades! Going to fill in some of the books I'm missing.
     
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  17. gohei_

    gohei_ Infected by Pentapox

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    I would love to get in on that. There's a few N52 titles in my collection that I would like to expand on that I have been enjoying greatly.
     
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  18. Iceman

    Iceman Daffy Duck Vs The Joker

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    Great time to take advantage! :up:
     
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  19. CentenaryBoy

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    I have to say, I'm quite impressed with the way DC has added some big creative names in recent times. They've really raided the Marvel offices. John Romita, Brian Michael Bendis, now Jim Cheung. Even Olivier Coipel has done some covers.
     
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  20. Milk Tray Guy

    Milk Tray Guy 70s Man of Action

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    :up: :up: :up:
     
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  21. CLARKY

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    Anyone reading Batman : Dark prince charming ?
     
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  22. Iceman

    Iceman Daffy Duck Vs The Joker

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    I like seeing the best guys work on a number of different projects over time, and crossing between companies is fine for me as long as they continue their good work.
     
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  23. Elmango Meat

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    Check out the current Man Of Steel limited series by Michael Bendis. You won't be disappointed. Bendis is still in top form as a writer
     
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  24. gohei_

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    So I have a question about comics in general for you guys. Nowadays it's pretty common to hear comments similar to "Him/her/they have no idea how this character is supposed to be/act or that a certain hero is not true to the character from the comics".
    This can either be in the context of all the new movies coming out where lets say for example Batman in BvS is not acting like Batman "is supposed" to. This can also be applied for when a new writer takes over a certain comic title.
    So my question is, how is it decided which take on a certain character is considered the "correct" one? Is it just a matter of what came first or what portrayal made this certain character "click" with the readers or maybe it's something that changes with the times?
    What's your opinion on this?
     
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