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Old 14-06-2011, 20:55   #141
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Hey all,

Seeing as I'm enjoying She-Hulk in Marvel vs Capcom 3 I quite fancy checking out some of the comics. I'm not much of a comic reader so have no idea where to begin. I've done a little reading about her, but I'd appreciate some solid recommendations of where to begin from you guys please.
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Old 15-06-2011, 13:12   #142
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I'd check out the John Byrne She-Hulk stuff. Either the graphic novel from the 1980s or the republished John Byrne Visionaries She Hulk volume. She's a lot of fun!
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Old 15-06-2011, 13:44   #143
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Thanks, jonny, duly noted. I also really love her design (just like MvsC3) from the Juan Bobillo/Dan Slott covers. Seems to be a lot of volumes (not sure in total), where the artist and author changes though, so not sure how well connected the books are. Are these good reads also?

Ordered Sensational She-Hulk Vol 1. I saw the Visionaries comic - vol 6 has her. Is this a stand-alone tale or am I gonna get confused having not read previous ones?
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Old 16-06-2011, 03:41   #144
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more new dc covers from the upcoming **** up in September

http://girls-gone-geek.com/2011/06/1...cover-gallery/

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Old 16-06-2011, 07:20   #145
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I have the John Byrne Visionaries volume 1 this one
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Old 16-06-2011, 09:21   #146
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I jsut realised thge other day its been several years since I found a classic story to read; one of sandman, preacher, alan moore at his best quality. Is there anything I've missed out on? Tried Y the last man, 100 bullets, fables, the walking dead some of them were good but not the quality of something like Shade the Changing Man or the previous mentioned works (by the way if you havent gathered my taste seems to be vertigo).
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I have the John Byrne Visionaries volume 1 this one
The one you link to there is the Sensational book Vol. 1 - did you mean to link to Visionaries Vol. 6? I've ordered them both anyway, though I hope I haven't made a mistake and that the vol 6 story appears in Sensational collection anyway. Should also have Vol 1 and 2 collections of the 2004 series coming soon from a chap on these forums
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Step away dude !!! once you start and all that

I picked up a few daredevil trades becuase i was bored last year and have gone into full blown crack addict mode

Have spent so much on batman titles its too crazy to think about it


Everyday i spend ages on eBay looking for bargains and spend ages on twitter spying on comic fans


And the duplicates ******* duplicates thats what happens with last min bidding


And listening to the podcasts while i play xbox comic vine and gotham central podcasts !!!!

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Old 16-06-2011, 15:44   #149
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Step away dude !!! once you start and all that

I picked up a few daredevil trades becuase i was bored last year and have gone into full blown crack addict mode
It's not going to happen to me
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The one you link to there is the Sensational book Vol. 1 - did you mean to link to Visionaries Vol. 6? I've ordered them both anyway, though I hope I haven't made a mistake and that the vol 6 story appears in Sensational collection anyway. Should also have Vol 1 and 2 collections of the 2004 series coming soon from a chap on these forums
I can't find a She Hulk Visionaries book 6 on Amazon. Do you mean this one?

If so, I haven't read the 2004 series just yet
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This one (I believe it's her first appearance there?). From what I've been reading it's meant to serve as a better primer for the Sensational She-Hulk.

Visionaries Vol. 6
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Old 16-06-2011, 18:37   #152
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Personally I wouldn't bother reading the She-Hulk series, Byrne's run is arguably the best, but it's generally a comical take on the character, with breaking of the fourth wall and everything. I got very bored, very quickly.

However, reading fantastic Four, Byrne offered a much better inteprretation fo She-Hulk and didn't feel the need to do all the comedy-looking-at-the-reader stuff...
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Agreed that Byrne's FF run was superior work.

Moldiver, the book you link to was She-Hulk joining the Fantastic Four, not her 1st appearence(s). If you (really) want those this would fit the bill Essential Savage She-Hulk. It isn't very good to be honest and is reprinted in black & white on cheap paper. The Essentials series are very good value though.
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Jonnyrepp,

I know it isn't her first appearance. What I meant was that according to this review it helps to have read her time with the F4.


"The Sensational She-Hulk is actually tied heavily into the continuity of Byrne’s run on his FF series and would perhaps been served better by a title with some kind of Fantastic prefix.

The leap to this book from the Essential volume is pretty jarring. Jen is suddenly deeply involved with Fantastic Four hanger-on Wyatt Wingfoot, living in a very nice NYC apartment, and dressing 80s glamorous."


http://www.tradereadingorder.com/blo...onal-she-hulk/

So I thought I'd check out the F4 volume as starter, to get me into the Sensational tales. If I like it I'll check out some earlier stuff.
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Mr TonyG and anyone else

You tried the batman arkham comics (from the 360 game)......

Also anyone reading flashpoint ?? worth picking up or wait for the trades ?? seems like so many spin offs a bit confused where to start....
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Old 20-06-2011, 12:08   #156
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I buy almost all the bat-titles but I draw the line at one based on a videogame, so didn't bother with the new Arkham title. Artwork looks ok though & Dini is always reliable.

I have been buying all the Flashpoint related titles & so far they've been a mixed-bag of ok to interesting. The main title has been reasonable but i've not really encountered anything in the various spin-off mini-series that adds to the main storyline.

Best new comicbook I read over the weekend is the latest issue of Batgirl. Another very funny, well-written, quirky story that just reinforces my anger that they're ending the book so prematurely to make way for this silly Barbara Gordon reboot.
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Just finished JMS's Supreme Power vol 3 Command, and thought it was superb, a nice fresh well told take on the Superman myth. DIdn't read vol 1, came in at vol 2, another character seemed to be based on Green Lantern (powered by a ring), but not sure who the two women are meant to be. Anyway I thought it was far superior to Supreme, Alan Moores take on SUperman, blasphemous I know, but found Supreme a bit dull.
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RIP Gene "The Dean" Colan - His Daredevil & Dracula are classics
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Did my usual weekly Forbidden Planet visit earlier to pick up this week's comics & surprise, surprise, the final issue of the Death of Ultimate Spiderman was sold-out. Normally there's zillions of issues but when I asked, apparently everyone & their dog has been buying multiple copies as they stupidly think it'll be worth a fortune in the future.

Now need to find it on an online store as they don't expect to get anymore stock for a couple of weeks.
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RIP Gene "The Dean" Colan - His Daredevil & Dracula are classics
Just saw this on Twitter. I loved his DD and Dracula too. Thanks Gene and RIP.

Not forgetting Captain Marvel. The start of a legend. Just taken delivery of CM 1-62.

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