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Old 09-28-2012, 12:32 PM
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The problem with comic book prices is that a comic is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it.

But, definitely get it graded if you're looking for top dollar. In my experience, it's mostly the CGC graded comics that sell online.
Yeah no doubt it all comes down to how bad someone wants the item. Which is pretty much why when I sell anything on ebay that has a multitude of listings I definitely undercut a lot of sellers. I'd rather sell fast and make a lower profit than have it posted online for a long time trying to get whatever market value is or close to it. To me any profit is a profit. So long as I'm in the black after fees I'm good. Like those Green Lantern promo rings that came out during the Blackest Night story line. I worked out a deal with my comic shop at the time to sell me 25 of each color everytime a new one released. When I had the full set I threw em up on ebay for $10 when others were trying to get $20+. Sold 6 sets in one night made back the money I spent on buying all the rings and then some.

I looked into grading and by how they grade it'll cost me $60. They base their prices on 2 things: turnaround as far as shipping goes and market value of the book. A book valued over $300 and under a $1000 with non super quick turnaround time will run that much. I think before I get it graded tho I'll try and hunt down McFarlane at a signing to get his John Hancock.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:07 PM
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Walked into the comic book store today only expecting to pick up a Green Lantern book, only to have Multiple Warheads recommended to me by one of the staff at the shop. It actually looks fantastic art-wise and seems to have an intriguing storyline.



I also ended up picking a compilation of the first few issues of Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga. Figured it may be worth checking out, especially at an affordable $9.99.

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Old 11-02-2012, 08:57 AM
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^I've only read the first issue of Saga but I would recommend it. I like Vaughan's writing and Staples' artwork and have been meaning to pick up the rest of Saga's run. Maybe on my next day off when I have some money.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:49 AM
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Maybe because I dug Lost and what I've read so far of Y The Last Man that I trusted to pick up Saga.

I'm also about to read Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. I've always been curious regarding what it was like to be in the kitchen with guys like Stan Lee and everyone else from the early days and how things have progressed since.
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:36 PM
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I wasn't aware that Evangelion 3.0 has already made it to theaters in Japan. Can't wait to see it do the art house circuit in the US just like the last two. Word on the street is that there's mixed reviews to it--especially because the plot is exponentially more different now than what went down in the TV series.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:04 PM
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Hmm... Interesting. Not that it matters much to me. I came so late to the series that I have no allegiances to any particular telling.

Also, most likely, I'll only see 3.0 when it releases on Region A BD.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:19 PM
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That's the way to go with the series anyway. I don't think I've ever seen the movies though in their '1.01' or '2.02' versions. Whether it was theatrical or bd, it's always been the '1.11' and '2.22' versions that have been presented.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:24 AM
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It's been a number of years since I've watched the original Eva series. But from what I remember of the movies, Death and Rebirth and The End of Evangelion, Death is like an extended clip episode of the original 24 episodes with some footage not shown during the broadcast while Rebirth has actual new animation that became the basis for The End of Evangelion. It's confusing if you're looking for continuity. Like the later movies, You Are (Not) Alone and You Can (Not) Advance, The End of Evangelion is an alternate take or may be enhancement of these characters and events. There's also the manga by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, which initially came before the original anime and is reaching its conclusion 15 years after the last episode aired. Suffice to say, I look forward to You Can (Not) Redo 3.0 too.

I finished Tune book 1 by Derek Kirk Kim and Les McClaine. You can read books 1 and 2 here for free and maybe help the continued serialization and eventual publication of further books:
http://www.tunecomic.com/
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Here's 6 minutes from the film, if you haven't seen it yet. There also a camrip of the entire thing going around the internets (with subs of course).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnigpyCYHOc
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:50 PM
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Also, Asuka confirmed as best girl.
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Cot. Damn. So looking forward to the R-A BD release!
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:29 AM
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Wwwhhhhoooaaa, Asuka. Also Kaoru. (looks around, GRL fujoshi section empty except for self )
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Been reading Marvel's Hawkeye. Excellent work by Matt Fraction and David Aja, on par but different from their work on Immortal Iron Fist. And I'm really digging Aja's heavy channeling of Mazzucchelli's style from Batman: Year One.
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Old 04-18-2013, 04:44 AM
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Seconded! Hawkeye is probably the best book on the stands from Marvel at the moment.

Marvel Now has pretty much wiped the floor with the New 52. I was hanging in there with the Snyder/Capullo Batman title but I gave up after Death of the Family.

On the plus side Marvel has the new Captain America, Uncanny X-Men and Avengers titles.

From Image I am a big fan of the Legend of Luther Strode and Where is Jake Ellis?
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