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Vaughan & Martin's "Private Eye"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man Mar 26, 2013. 5 Replies

Saga by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

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Doctor Hmmm? replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"My "reading theme" this year is fantasy.   At the moment, I'm (re)reading The Sword of Shannara, which is the first high fantasy novel I ever read, back when I was younger than The Lad is now.  Because it was…"
Jan 15
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Likewise inspired by the Get Back documentary, I am reading Steve Turner's The Beatles: A Hard Day's Write (but I'm not reading it in order; I'm just skipping around). "
Jan 14
doc photo replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Inspired by the Get Back doc, I am reading Mark Lewisohn's The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions. And when he says complete, he means complete. I am loving all the minutiae but I would only recommend the book to hard core fans."
Jan 14
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I am currently read The Psychopath by Mary Turner Thomson. The is follow-up the her earlier book The Bigamist, all true stories. The author is a brit who was married to an American. In 2006 she found out he was already married. Let me tell you…"
Jan 13
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"THE INCREDIBLE HULK: Skip ahead a couple of years from Kung Fu, and The Incredible Hulk debuts on CBS on Friday nights. Despite the Hulk being my "first favorite character," I never saw a single episode of the television show first run…"
Jan 9
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Too obvious?  Actually, I don't know whether or not the primary purpose of the novelizations was to highlight the philosophy, but it's a lot easier to reference. Given a second chance I'd probably rework that sentence. "
Jan 8
The Baron replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"The makes sense to me, since prose descriptions of martial arts moves work better in a live-action medium, whereas philosophy is better seved by the written word."
Jan 8
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
""The same year Planet of the Apes debuted on CBS, Kung Fu debuted on ABC." Actually, Kung Fu debuted the year before. I probably won't read the other three tie-ins I have at this time (although I may watch some of the TV episodes),…"
Jan 8
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"KUNG FU 1: THE WAY OF THE TIGER, THE SIGN OF THE DRAGON: The same year Planet of the Apes debuted on CBS, Kung Fu debuted on ABC. I suspect the majority of viewers tuned in for the martial arts action (I know I did), but what I took away from it…"
Jan 8
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I finished Joan Didion's Blue Nights, which I have owned for awhile and finally got into after her passing. It's a heartbreaker about the death of her adopted daughter, and a lot of reflection on growing old: the most personal thing of…"
Jan 5
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I've started The Rainbow Stories by cult author William T. Vollmann and I just picked up Beth Macy's non-fic Dopesick from the library (we watched the adaptation over the holidays)."
Jan 5
doc photo replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"The Ipcress Files by Len Deighton. I saw the movie recently and found a copy of the source novel through my local library. If not for the title, I don't think I would have known that the movie was based on the book so great are the differences…"
Jan 5
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I don't recall ever reading a novel based on a TV show. The closest I had, was  The Cheers Bartending Guide back in junior high, and I wish I still had it. The main characters had their own chapter. Like, there was a chapter by…"
Jan 3
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"PLANET OF THE APES: Man the Fugitive - "The Cure" Around the same time I was first getting into M*A*S*H, there was another TV show I liked even more: Planet of the Apes. It lasted only one season, 14 episodes, but it spawned a series of…"
Jan 3
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"M*A*S*H GOES TO TEXAS: Back when guys like Tim and Bob were watching Doctor Who and reading the target paperbacks, I was into M*A*S*H. I started watching the television show, not from the very beginning but certainly well before Henry and Trapper…"
Jan 1
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Alan M.'s News Posts

Comics for May 5

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 12:00pm 20 Comments

From ComicList.com, as always.



AARDVARK VANAHEIM

Glamourpuss #13, $3.00



ABSTRACT STUDIOS


Echo #21, $3.50



ANTARCTIC PRESS

Gold Digger Peebris Big Adventure #2, $3.99

Twi Lit, $3.99



APE ENTERTAINMENT


Black Coat Or Give Me Death TP, $12.95

Second Chance At Sarah GN, $12.95



ARCANA STUDIO

Grunts War Stories… Continue

New Comics for April 28

Posted on April 24, 2010 at 5:00pm 14 Comments

Courtesy ComicList.com:



APE ENTERTAINMENT

Shrek Forever After The Prequel, $6.95



ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT

Fraggle Rock #1 (of 4)(Jeffrey Brown Regular Cover), $3.95

Fraggle Rock #1 (of 4)(Shared Exclusive Photo Cover), AR



ARCHIE COMICS

Archie Double Digest #208, $3.99

Sonic The Hedgehog #212, $2.99



AVATAR…

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Comics for April 14

Posted on April 9, 2010 at 3:00pm 21 Comments

List courtesy ComicList.com.



ANTARCTIC PRESS

Gold Digger Sourcebook HC (Signed Limited Edition), $49.95



ARCHIE COMICS

Archie Digest #263, $2.69

Archie New Look Series Volume 4 My Fathers Betrayal TP, $10.95

Betty & Veronica #247, $2.99

Sonic Universe #15, $2.99



ASPEN MLT

Mindfield #0 (Cover A Alex Konat),… Continue

Comics for February 10

Posted on February 5, 2010 at 9:57am 17 Comments

As always (at least with me), per ComicList.com:



ABBEVILLE PRESS

Starstruck Vintage Movie Posters From Classic Hollywood HC, $65.00



AC COMICS

Femforce #151, $9.95…



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Comics for January 20

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 4:00pm 12 Comments

List courtesy ComicList.com



12 GAUGE COMICS

Luke Mcbain #3 (of 4), $3.99



AARDVARK VANAHEIM

Glamourpuss #11, $3.00



ACTION FIGURE NEWS & TOY REVIEW

Lees Toy Review #206 (Jan 2010), $5.95



ARCHIE COMICS

Jughead #199, $2.50

Pals N Gals Double Digest #138, $3.99

Sonic Universe #12, $2.50



ATOMIC BASEMENT ENTERTAINMENT

Kids… Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:03am on October 7, 2009, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday!
At 9:35am on October 7, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday! Y'know...again. ;-)

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The Justice League comes to an end in 'Justice League' #75

Posted by Captain Comics on January 20, 2022 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

Joshua Williamson & Rafa Sandoval Team up for the Final Issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE out on April 19…

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