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Title: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 21, 2017, 07:44:27 PM
Starting the list a little early since I finished up my Aug 16 list.  Made it a little bigger since I have an extra day.

Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 22, 2017, 08:25:19 PM
Off to a good start!

Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3

Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 23, 2017, 04:48:54 PM
At this rate I may need to add some more.

Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17

Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1



Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on August 23, 2017, 07:54:46 PM
Hey guys haven't been around a computer lately to post anything. Suffice to say I have finished my full multitude of DC Comics as well as everything from unlimited. I certainly have a lot to talk about though! When I can...


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 24, 2017, 04:20:04 AM
Hey guys haven't been around a computer lately to post anything. Suffice to say I have finished my full multitude of DC Comics as well as everything from unlimited. I certainly have a lot to talk about though! When I can...

 :o


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 24, 2017, 09:49:20 AM
I only have six comics left in my Unlimited library so I'm going to go ahead and add them. It'll be nice to be caught up there.

Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ADD: Nova 1
ADD: Nova 2
ADD: Nova 3
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 18
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 19
ADD: Bullseye 1

ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on August 24, 2017, 06:20:21 PM
Well, most of mine was a carryover from last week. But I did it!

DC Comics
Superman 28
Superman 29
Aquaman 27
Wonder Woman 28
Hal & GLC 26
Deathstroke 22
Action 985
Green Arrow 28 & 29

Unlimited
Gamora 3
Spider-man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Captain America Steve Rogers 11
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Captain America Sam Wilson 19
Doctor Strange 17
Clone Conspiracy 5
USAvengers 3
Invincible Iron Man 4
Ultimates 2 4


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 25, 2017, 05:29:27 AM
Good job Jimmy!  I finished my Marvel stuff and starting on ComiXology.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Perry on August 25, 2017, 07:25:20 AM
The last couple of days, I tell ya ...

What I have read so far -

Kill or Be Killed #10
Kill or Be Killed #11 - Reading five issues in a row has me, once again, up to date
Redneck #2
Redneck #3
Redneck #4 - Hoping to get to issue #5 today to be caught up here as well.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 25, 2017, 08:05:16 AM
The last couple of days, I tell ya ...

What I have read so far -

Kill or Be Killed #10
Kill or Be Killed #11 - Reading five issues in a row has me, once again, up to date
Redneck #2
Redneck #3
Redneck #4 - Hoping to get to issue #5 today to be caught up here as well.

I need to catch up on my Image as well.  And my Valiant.  And my DC.......


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 25, 2017, 01:26:07 PM
Divinity III is up next!!!!!!

Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ADD: Nova 1
ADD: Nova 2
ADD: Nova 3
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 18
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 19
ADD: Bullseye 1


ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5

Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Perry on August 26, 2017, 07:40:25 AM
moving along -

Kill or Be Killed #10
Kill or Be Killed #11
Redneck #2
Redneck #3
Redneck #4
Redneck #5
Black Hammer #11
Black Hammer #12 - More of Black Hammer's daughter and we see the impact of the
preacher's betrayal
of Mark Markz' (not J'onn J'onzz  ;)) and how Gail (not Mary Marvel  ;)) is
dealing with being trapped on the farm
. This is the best, non-action, hero book I have read since Ex Machina.
Incidentals #1 - Another Catalyst Prime title, though this one was a little clunky with the team building. I'm still gonna try a few more issues and looking forward to the rest of the titles.
Regression #2
Regression #3
Regression #4 - Outcast, but better. This is a good possession book! And by good I mean bad.  ;D Nice and creepy


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 26, 2017, 07:47:33 AM
I haven't gotten to issue 12 yet but Black Hammer is amazing.  Definitely in my top 5 reads every month.  LOVE that book!


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 26, 2017, 11:02:46 PM


Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ADD: Nova 1
ADD: Nova 2
ADD: Nova 3
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 18
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 19
ADD: Bullseye 1


ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27

Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1

I just finished Letter 44 Vol 4 and eff the rest of my list.  I'm downloading the rest of Letter 44 and finishing the rest of this series.  This just trumped anything I want to read.  Oh my gawd this volumes ending blew my mind.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 26, 2017, 11:23:29 PM
ComiXology
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
ADD: Letter 44 #21 - for some reason this issue isn't included in Vol 3 or Vol 4 of the collected tpbs
ADD: Letter 44 #28
ADD: Letter 44 #29
ADD: Letter 44 #30
ADD: Letter 44 #31
ADD: Letter 44 #32
ADD: Letter 44 #33
ADD: Letter 44 #34
ADD: Letter 44 #35
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Perry on August 27, 2017, 04:48:44 PM
A few more knocked out. No DC or Marvel yet this week
 :)

Kill or Be Killed #10
Kill or Be Killed #11
Redneck #2
Redneck #3
Redneck #4
Redneck #5
Black Hammer #11
Black Hammer #12
Incidentals #1
Regression #2
Regression #3
Regression #4
Motor Girl #8 - Only two more issues to go and as sad as I am about that, I think it is time
Planetoid: Praxis #1 - Not what I was hoping for so ... yay, I don't have to finish  :D
Unholy Grail #2 - Loving this Cullen Bunn re-imagining of King Arthur. Merlin is great.
World Reader #1 - Like Unholy Grail, another "Aftershock" published comic. I like this as well. It is about an astronaut that goes from world to world (along with other archaeologist types) discovering about each planet's life forms history by talking to the ghosts of each world. But on this last planet, all the voices are gone except for one and then suddenly, that ghost also goes silent and we see what happened to it ... and all the others. Kinda like an evil Galactus type of alien only ... different. Haha. Yeah, I liked this. This is about 5 or 6 Aftershock comics that I am getting into.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on August 27, 2017, 06:17:48 PM

DC Comics
Superman 28
Superman 29
Aquaman 27
Wonder Woman 28
Hal & GLC 26
Deathstroke 22
Action 985
Green Arrow 28 & 29

I believe I've discussed all these in the other individual forums, so no need for quick thoughts here.

Unlimited
Gamora 3
Spider-man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Captain America Steve Rogers 11
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Captain America Sam Wilson 19
Doctor Strange 17
Clone Conspiracy 5
USAvengers 3
Invincible Iron Man 4
Ultimates 2 4

On the Caps' titles...in 'Steve' sorry, a bit too long and getting dragged out. Why? So the whole of Marvel can switch into 'mega event storyline' mode. This story isn't even spinning it's wheels anymore; it's simply waiting for the tow truck that is Secret Empire.

Meanwhile, in 'Sam', I am most annoyed at the patheticness that Spencer decides to portray Rage's trial. This kind of bull**** trial action is the same as Bendis' railroaded White Tiger trial arc from his Daredevil run. Ham fisted, untrue to the actual legal proceedings, and done in such a fashion to make a 'result' that is the best answer you want for your stories conclusion. Weak and pathetic writing with this.

Old Man Logan...at times, I feel like this title is simply 'pretty good' but not always something I want to get back to. Why? I'm reading Daniel Way's 'Wolverine Origin' title, and man, just reading regular ol'Logan seems like the thing I'd rather do.

Invincible Iron Man - I have no ...strong opinion on this title. I'd never pay direct money out of pocket for this title, I certainly don't mind right now reading it now on Unlimited, but I just don't feel...anything for it. OH, wait, I do. I think the Tony AI really annoys me.

Ultimates2-oh yeah baby, I love me some of this!!!

The rest I discussed elsewheres in threads.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on August 27, 2017, 06:29:25 PM
What I've been busy with other the last 4 days:

Power Man & Iron Fist 59-65
Ah, the good ol' days. Did you know? (you didn't) that I didn't know Danny's chi power only could come through his hands (I swore I saw kicks and stuff with energy blasts), but more over, I didn't realize it tired him out so, or that he couldn't use his chi power with every single punch he did? Also, man, Misty must have had a robot arm damn near from her very first appearance! That happened a long time ago!

Captain Marvel 15-18 (2000)
Because I love rereading my Genis Vell stories!!

Wolverine Origins 1-7
Because I had an urge to (in this order): Read Steve Dillon illustrated comics after his death :(, read stories with the 'real' Logan to me, and wait, I think I like Daniel Way alot!!
Suffice to say, I'm enjoying this reading. Logan has regained all his memories at some point just prior to this title starting, so that is the ride for this title. I'm onboard right now! It goes for 50 issues!

Deadpool 1-21 (2008), Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth 1-3
Annnnnd as I've said, I became a Deadpool fan. This series begins its numbering during the Secret Invasion times, and hey, it's this Daniel Way guy!! I've really enjoyed reading this, as Way continues the silly, sweet, sacchirine, and deadly times of Wade W. Wilson in the same vein that Fabian was writing him just 6 months ago. Some good art from Paco Medina and Barberi all the way, too, so I really can't complain!

However, it's during this 2008-2010 time period that 2 other DP titles start: Merc with a Mouth (12 issues), and Corps (10 issues I think). I think MWAM is rebooted to another numbering system, as is 'DP' title, and I think there is something else after that with 'Team up' and some other stuff. So, yeah, with so much stuff going on...I'm not sure all will be quality, so I'll see what title I eventually end up following.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jeff on August 27, 2017, 08:59:26 PM
Whew! Another list bites the dust!


Marvel Unlimited
Uncanny Avengers 13
Uncanny Avengers 14
Uncanny Avengers 15
Uncanny Avengers 16
Uncanny Avengers 17
Star Wars: Darth Maul 1
Star Wars 28
Karnak 6
Hawkeye 3
Unworthy Thor 4
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 4
Kingpin 1
Inhumans vs X-Men 4
Invincible Iron-Man 4
Daredevil 17
Old Man Logan 18
Uncanny X-Men 18
Uncanny Inhumans 19
Spider-Man 13
Mighty Thor 16
Doctor Strange 17
Ultimates 2 #4
Star Wars: Poe Dameron 11

ADD: Nova 1
ADD: Nova 2
ADD: Nova 3
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 18
ADD: Uncanny Avengers 19
ADD: Bullseye 1


ComiXology
Dark Nights: Metal 1
Mister Miracle 1
Image Plus 16 - Negan origin conclusion
Saga 44
Jupiter's Legacy Vol 2 #5
Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution 1
Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1
Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot 1
Divinity III: Shadowman and the Battle for New Stalingrad 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 1
Divinity III: Stalinverse 2
Divinity III: Stalinverse 3
Divinity III: Stalinverse 4
Letter 44 TPB Vol 4 - Collects issues 22-27
ADD: Letter 44 #21 - for some reason this issue isn't included in Vol 3 or Vol 4 of the collected tpbs
ADD: Letter 44 #28
ADD: Letter 44 #29
ADD: Letter 44 #30
ADD: Letter 44 #31
ADD: Letter 44 #32
ADD: Letter 44 #33
ADD: Letter 44 #34
ADD: Letter 44 #35
Cable 1
Generation X 1
Iceman 1
Jean Grey 1
X-Men: Blue 1
X-Men: Gold 1



Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Perry on August 28, 2017, 06:21:20 PM
Nothing like my compatriots' reading, but still making progress.
(I like sticking totally to non-big two reading ... need to do more of that)

Kill or Be Killed #10
Kill or Be Killed #11
Redneck #2
Redneck #3
Redneck #4
Redneck #5
Black Hammer #11
Black Hammer #12
Incidentals #1
Regression #2
Regression #3
Regression #4
Motor Girl #8
Planetoid: Praxis #1
Unholy Grail #2
World Reader #1
World Reader #2
World Reader #3
World Reader #4
Unsound #1
Unsound #2
Unsound #3 - An interested, but slow asylum type horror book that I think I am gonna skip, for now at least.



Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on August 28, 2017, 06:57:51 PM
Already hitting my

Unlimited Reading
Amazing Spider-man 24- Epilogue part 1 of the ho hum Clone Conspiracy. *ho hum*
Spider-woman 16 A Deux Ex Machina to finish the fight only barely irks me. As much as I really love the run of this Jessica under Hopeless' writing, her and Roger would fully get their @ss kicked by the original Hobgoblin. Hell, Peter had his butt handed to him more often than not by Hobby.
Captain America: Steve Rogers 12
Uncanny Avengers 20
Infamous Iron Man 5
I v X 5 (honestly, at this point, I don't even know why ;D )
Thanos 4  (because, THANOS!!!)
Hulk 3 (okay, I'd like this issue pick up juuuuust a bit more please!!

Oh yeah, forgot to mention in my prior post I also reread Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade. Each one got a bit ...poorer the further away it was from 'Gauntlet.' But man, Crusade...that was damned poor.

I was glad to see that many YEARS later, Starlin returned to better form with Infinity Abyss and the original Thanos series that followed.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Perry on August 29, 2017, 02:30:06 AM
I v X 5 (honestly, at this point, I don't even know why ;D )

You are just rubber-necking the horrific accident now, my man.
 :D

Oh yeah, forgot to mention in my prior post I also reread Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade. Each one got a bit ...poorer the further away it was from 'Gauntlet.' But man, Crusade...that was damned poor.

I never read Crusade as I left comics around the time it hit and then was warned off of it on my eventual return to comics. Is that something, as bad as it is, I need to experience at some point or is the bad a bad that is best left alone entirely, ya think?


Title: Re: Weekly Reader - August 23, 2017
Post by: Jimmy T on September 02, 2017, 06:10:18 PM

Oh yeah, forgot to mention in my prior post I also reread Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade. Each one got a bit ...poorer the further away it was from 'Gauntlet.' But man, Crusade...that was damned poor.

I never read Crusade as I left comics around the time it hit and then was warned off of it on my eventual return to comics. Is that something, as bad as it is, I need to experience at some point or is the bad a bad that is best left alone entirely, ya think?

Oh man Perry, yeah, just leave it alone! Never touch it! As far as 'War' is concerned, the Magus was at least used again and again here and there-he was just too good!

No one mentions 'Crusade' and Warlock's Goddess alter-self. It's that worthless.