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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2006, 01:19:23 PM »
What, no League of Extraordinary Gentlemen?

Other than that, though, great list.
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2006, 02:14:10 PM »
No Watchmen.

It is a good list of the artsier comics out there.
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2006, 02:59:39 PM »
LXG, Watchmen, Long Halloween, Supergirl, Whom Gods Destroy, World Without Grownups, Leave it to Chance, and Superman for All Seasons are ones that I wanted to put on, but when I had three pages after 3 hours, I decided to stop and save some for a future column. At 8 options, probably 2 future columns. I'm sure there's one I'm not thinking of right now.

[edit: I should probably also put Understanding Comics on that list too]

It bothers me, for some unknown reason, that almost all of those above are DC comics. I didn't deliberately choose the smaller press ones (if you can call Image and Dark Horse small press) for this column, but it looks like I've used most of them.

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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2006, 04:28:15 PM »
Also Bone.
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2006, 07:26:07 PM »
What about Gaiman's Sandman series, or Moore's Swamp Thing, and there's Garth Ennis's Preacer and Warren Ellis's Transmetropolitan.

All great comics in their right. Ennis's telling of The Punisher is a pretty good series as well. Frank Miller's Dark Knight's are very good.
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2006, 09:36:58 PM »
Fruits Basket? ;)
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2006, 09:38:00 PM »
I think that falls into the 99% worthless category Ookla
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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2006, 09:30:15 AM »
1) I can't list every comic I've ever liked.
2) I don't necessarily agree with all of your choices. You have recommendations, write your own article. I'll run it because I like having other people write content.
3) We're talking about the best of the best of the best. Not just "pretty good."

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Re: Page 33, Vol I, #15
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2006, 09:38:40 AM »
Since I have almost finished reading the first 7 years of the X-Men comics, I will say that it is pretty good at poitns, but mostly is just entertaining fluff. As are many graphic novels. Some are more entertaining than others, but only a few go beyond mere entertainment. Not to say they're not entertaining, just they have something more.
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