"Heck, I bought more than Marvel and DC! I've got mostly complete runs of most of the off-brand stuff -- Tower, Charlton, Mighty Crusaders stuff, some regular Archies. I guess my Zombie status is revoked permanently!"
"I expanded my weekly purchases to buy Marvel's entire line around 1967, and began doing the same for DC around 1970. For the three years I was buying all of Marvel's superhero books, I was also buying a smattering of DCs -- Superman,…"
"Ha! That was my first reaction exactly, CK. We have editing in our blood, it seems.
And, yes, I think he makes some valid points -- from entirely anecdotal evidence. It feels true, it seems true -- but it's truthiness until someone does a…"
"I wouldn't doubt that DH is cutting its line -- not only in anticipation of the Berger books, but due to a general glut. (Brian Hibbs wrote a much-forwarded article recently saying that's Marvel's problem -- too many books.)
"I think that as comics fans we were more likely to give it a chance than the general audience. When you compare it to Superstore it's like night and day. Powerless always seemed like it was climbing uphill for laughs. Just --- clunky."
"I liked the show but I'm not really surprised it's being dropped. If they have a couple more episodes they'll probably "burn them off" when everything else is in reruns, as is their pattern. If it's set on your DVR…"
"It's funny -- I have no problem believing people can fly and shoot energy bolts from their hands, but I just could never take seriously the idea that Vanessa Hudgens was a vice president of anything. Her character was such a total greenhorn in…"
Cap, a slight correction to your "Reprint Wishes" in CBG #1680. It was the Armorines that wore "Iron Man-type armor." The bodies of the H.A.R.D. Corps members were implanted with technology that would allow them to utilize one Harbinger power (such as strength or invulnerability) at a time. H.A.R.D. Corps #4 was my first Valiant book.