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Title: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 06, 2018, 07:27:42 PM
Wow.  How is there only two months left in 2018?

So little time.  So much to read.

ComiXology
The Green Lantern #1 - You know I'm reading this 1st!
The Terrifics Annual #1
Batman #58
Deathstroke #37
DC Nation #6
Die!Die!Die! 3
Redneck 15
Seven to Eternity 11
Oblivion Song 8
Thief of Thieves 41
The Walking Dead 184   
Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10)
The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41)


Marvel Unlimited
Astonishing X-Men 11
Avengers 1
Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1
Infinity Countdown 3
Rogue & Gambit 5


DC Universe
Manhunter 7
Manhunter 8
Manhunter 9
Manhunter 10
Manhunter 11
Manhunter 12


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 08, 2018, 11:58:16 AM
How ya liking Astonishing X-Men, Jeff? I like it. Better than the X "insert color here" stuff anyway. Kinda feels old school X-Men. I like it.

Manhunter #28
Manhunter #29
Manhunter #30 - Last issue of a (sadly) less than stellar arc. One mare arc to go, eight more issues, I am just hoping this returns to early glory. Not that these issues are bad, no, no, just not as powerful as the earlier 24 or 25 issues

Also I only started reading Grant Morrison's The Green Lantern #1 but whoa boy, is it a Grant Morrison comic. I tried to read it when I was tired, very tired so that was my mistake. My eyes were trying to read as well as find all the art details, I only made it through page 3 before giving up, but I will tackle it today ... hopefully
 :D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 08, 2018, 12:02:17 PM
How ya liking Astonishing X-Men, Jeff? I like it. Better than the X "insert color here" stuff anyway. Kinda feels old school X-Men. I like it.

I like it.  It's the only X-Team book I read.  Very few writers get the X-Men anymore IMO.  They think everything has to be some epic war of social justice or something like that.  Astonishing doesn't do that.  You are right that it feels more like the X-Men are supposed to be.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 08, 2018, 12:10:02 PM

ComiXology
The Green Lantern #1 - You know I'm reading this 1st!
The Terrifics Annual #1
Batman #58
Deathstroke #37

DC Nation #6
Die!Die!Die! 3
Redneck 15
Seven to Eternity 11
Oblivion Song 8
Thief of Thieves 41
The Walking Dead 184   
Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10)
The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41)


Marvel Unlimited
Astonishing X-Men 11
Avengers 1
Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1
Infinity Countdown 3
Rogue & Gambit 5


DC Universe
Manhunter 7
Manhunter 8
Manhunter 9
Manhunter 10
Manhunter 11
Manhunter 12


The Green Lantern #1 - Sooooo Morrison.  I love it.  Will be fun - and likely confusing - seeing him tackle the Corps.

The Terrifics Annual #1 - Not bad; Not epic.  Just a good one shot annual.

Batman #58 - Sooooo cool.  Can't wait to see where this is going with the Penguin.

Deathstroke #37 - Another good Deathstroke story.  I like how this is the Batman Family of the Assassin World.

Die!Die!Die! 3 - Man this is a weird comic.  But somehow, I can't look away....   ;D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 08, 2018, 12:11:00 PM

Also I only started reading Grant Morrison's The Green Lantern #1 but whoa boy, is it a Grant Morrison comic. I tried to read it when I was tired, very tired so that was my mistake. My eyes were trying to read as well as find all the art details, I only made it through page 3 before giving up, but I will tackle it today ... hopefully
 :D

I totally agree.  You have to be able to pay attention to and you still might be confused!


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 08, 2018, 12:12:18 PM
Die!Die!Die! 3 - Man this is a weird comic.  But somehow, I can't look away....   ;D

Can't "look" away, but how about the smell? Oh, nope, can't do that either  :D
(yeah, that didn't work as a sentence or a joke, but I had to get the "nose" thing in the comments somehow)
 :D :D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 08, 2018, 12:31:36 PM
Die!Die!Die! 3 - Man this is a weird comic.  But somehow, I can't look away....   ;D

Can't "look" away, but how about the smell? Oh, nope, can't do that either  :D
(yeah, that didn't work as a sentence or a joke, but I had to get the "nose" thing in the comments somehow)
 :D :D

 :D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 09, 2018, 12:01:05 PM
ComiXology
The Green Lantern #1 - You know I'm reading this 1st!
The Terrifics Annual #1
Batman #58
Deathstroke #37
DC Nation #6
Die!Die!Die! 3
Redneck 15
Seven to Eternity 11
Oblivion Song 8
Thief of Thieves 41
The Walking Dead 184   
Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10)
The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41)



Marvel Unlimited
Astonishing X-Men 11
Avengers 1
Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1
Infinity Countdown 3
Rogue & Gambit 5


DC Universe
Manhunter 7
Manhunter 8
Manhunter 9
Manhunter 10
Manhunter 11
Manhunter 12


Redneck 15 - This is one of my favorite books right now and this issue only further confirms that!

Seven to Eternity 11 - I知 enjoying this but I知 ready for it to be done.  

Oblivion Song 8 - another one I知 ready to wrap up.  I want to know how it ends but I知 tired of reading it.  The art is what kills it.

Thief of Thieves 41 - Still fun. Reads better in trade but I like the story.

The Walking Dead 184 - Between this and the show I知 getting over load on Walking Dead. It痴 still good but might be time to wrap it all up.

Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10) - GREAT STORY!  I want to keep reading!

The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41) - Great story here as well. Getting close to the end and I bet it痴 a doozy!


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 09, 2018, 01:39:02 PM
Seven to Eternity 11 - I知 enjoying this but I知 ready for it to be done.  

Damn it.
I stopped after ... issue #3 ... I think ... only because it seemed to be a title that I wanted, or that I would be better served, reading in larger doses. I loved what I saw, but really wanted the memory to be able to soak it all in to get a better idea of the world. But if you're already feeling tired before the first 12 issues, that doesn't bode well for me or my plan


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 09, 2018, 03:37:14 PM
Seven to Eternity 11 - I知 enjoying this but I知 ready for it to be done.  

Damn it.
I stopped after ... issue #3 ... I think ... only because it seemed to be a title that I wanted, or that I would be better served, reading in larger doses. I loved what I saw, but really wanted the memory to be able to soak it all in to get a better idea of the world. But if you're already feeling tired before the first 12 issues, that doesn't bode well for me or my plan


Oh I disagree.  Your plan is actually much better.  I'm more tired of it because of the large length of time between issues.  This will read so much better in groupings.  I think you will really like this series if you read it in a TPB like grouping.  In fact, if it continues past issue 12 then I'll likely switch to TPB myself.  Stick to your plan!  It's a good one.   :)


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 09, 2018, 07:48:04 PM
ComiXology
The Green Lantern #1 - You know I'm reading this 1st!
The Terrifics Annual #1
Batman #58
Deathstroke #37
DC Nation #6
Die!Die!Die! 3
Redneck 15
Seven to Eternity 11
Oblivion Song 8
Thief of Thieves 41
The Walking Dead 184   
Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10)
The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41)



Marvel Unlimited
Astonishing X-Men 11
Avengers 1
Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1
Infinity Countdown 3
Rogue & Gambit 5


DC Universe
Manhunter 7
Manhunter 8
Manhunter 9
Manhunter 10
Manhunter 11
Manhunter 12



Manhunter 7-12 - Yep.  Still awesome.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 10, 2018, 05:36:42 AM
Well, looks like we got spam hit again. Been a long time. I will start working on knocking them off, but may not get to all of them right now.
I will just delete most of them, if I can Jeff, and let you do the "blocking" and all the rest ... I don't want to mess that up
 ;D
But before I start deleting posts, I do want to reply to a couple of posts. First in regards to reading Seven to Eternity in bulk  ;D ....

Oh I disagree.  Your plan is actually much better.  I'm more tired of it because of the large length of time between issues.  This will read so much better in groupings.  I think you will really like this series if you read it in a TPB like grouping.  In fact, if it continues past issue 12 then I'll likely switch to TPB myself.  Stick to your plan!  It's a good one.   :)

Okay, sweet. Thanks for the knowledge
 8)

Manhunter 7-12 - Yep.  Still awesome.

Really glad you are digging this. I do like the next arc, the one you are about to read, but then comes ... well, I will just say the one that has something to do with Wonder Woman. The one I didn't overly enjoy  :-\ (yes, a very slight tease ... not a spoiler, even though you can see her on the covers when you are at the Manhunter page)
 ;)

I also think I can ask my question now (even though Jimmy would be better to answer it I believe ... only as he read this before, I think that is. He did ask if I was talking about THIS particular Manhunter series so I assume he read it, though he may not have and was just curious  :D) but as I am not sure how much or when my question actually comes into play, I will hold off until you get to ... the Wonder Woman arc.

Okay, off to start deleting some posts ... unless anyone wants porn sites dedicated to "mature women"


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 11, 2018, 09:36:24 AM
Well, looks like we got spam hit again. Been a long time. I will start working on knocking them off, but may not get to all of them right now.
I will just delete most of them, if I can Jeff, and let you do the "blocking" and all the rest ... I don't want to mess that up
 ;D


That was probably my bad.  I went and bulk deleted a bunch of spam requests for access and I think I accidentally accepted them instead of rejecting them.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 11, 2018, 03:40:43 PM

ComiXology
The Green Lantern #1 - You know I'm reading this 1st!
The Terrifics Annual #1
Batman #58
Deathstroke #37
DC Nation #6
Die!Die!Die! 3
Redneck 15
Seven to Eternity 11
Oblivion Song 8
Thief of Thieves 41
The Walking Dead 184   
Echo Vol. 2: Atomic Dreams - (Collects issues 6-10)
The Sixth Gun Vol. 7: Not The Bullet, But The Fall - (Collects issues 36-41)



Marvel Unlimited
Astonishing X-Men 11
Avengers 1
Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1
Infinity Countdown 3
Rogue & Gambit 5



DC Universe
Manhunter 7
Manhunter 8
Manhunter 9
Manhunter 10
Manhunter 11
Manhunter 12



Astonishing X-Men 11 - I hope Old Man Logan goes back to the future and real Wolverine show up here.

Avengers 1 - the McGuiness art is detracting from my enjoyment.   :-\

Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost 1 -  I like this cast.  This could be fun.

Infinity Countdown 3 - liked the cliff hanger ending. Looking forward to next issue.

Rogue & Gambit 5 - not bad, not epic. Just a run of the mill Rogue and Gambit mini series that痴 now finished.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 12, 2018, 01:25:18 PM
That was probably my bad.

Hell with that, it was THEIR bad  >:(

 ;D

Avengers 1 - the McGuiness art is detracting from my enjoyment.   :-\

Dude, I could try my hardest and I would fail to disagree with you. You are right there with me as far as that goes. And what gets me, usually, or at least in the past, I was not adverse to McGuiness art, mostly, although I wouldn't put him near my top favorites, but here, his art is just not fitting the book. Red Hulk, okay, but not on Aaron's Avengers. Hang in there as the story is pretty fun and after the first arc a much more pleasing artist jumps on ... for about 5 issues.

May as well throw my petty ass list up. Man, Im running so damn slow this month it seems
 :-\

Batman #56 - Gotta catch up.
Manhunter #31
Manhunter #32 - Oh this arc is already much better, for me, than the last ... YAY!!
The Wildstorm #18 - And it happened. Stayed away too long and now I feel lost. Gonna wait and read complete.
The Green Lantern #1 - Speaking of "lost". It is official, someone needs to tell Morrison to start plotting and let other writers write the damn script  :D. Dude is all over the place here. I will give him this, he damn sure packed in a lot of story in the pages given. Anyone else this would have at least been 2 or maybe 3 issues with the advancement in story we got here. That is both a good thing and a bad thing as I feel really rushed here. Especially Hal jumping around from scene to scene, planet to planet all within panels without any travel to get there.
 :D
I can dig what he is doing, but this shit is just gonna be like an Elseworlds to me. This is not the Hal I enjoy reading about. Not really. It's cool, but at the same time ... yeah ... ya know.
 :D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 12, 2018, 03:04:56 PM
Avengers 1 - the McGuiness art is detracting from my enjoyment.   :-\

Dude, I could try my hardest and I would fail to disagree with you. You are right there with me as far as that goes. And what gets me, usually, or at least in the past, I was not adverse to McGuiness art, mostly, although I wouldn't put him near my top favorites, but here, his art is just not fitting the book. Red Hulk, okay, but not on Aaron's Avengers. Hang in there as the story is pretty fun and after the first arc a much more pleasing artist jumps on ... for about 5 issues.


I am right there with you on all points just like you said.  I'm a McGuiness fan but not here.  Too cartoony for what I expect from a Jason Aaron Avengers book.  Good to hear the book is good and I'll get a bit of an art break in the next arc.

The Green Lantern #1 - Speaking of "lost". It is official, someone needs to tell Morrison to start plotting and let other writers write the damn script  :D. Dude is all over the place here. I will give him this, he damn sure packed in a lot of story in the pages given. Anyone else this would have at least been 2 or maybe 3 issues with the advancement in story we got here. That is both a good thing and a bad thing as I feel really rushed here. Especially Hal jumping around from scene to scene, planet to planet all within panels without any travel to get there.
 :D
I can dig what he is doing, but this shit is just gonna be like an Elseworlds to me. This is not the Hal I enjoy reading about. Not really. It's cool, but at the same time ... yeah ... ya know.
 :D

The Green Lantern #1 - Sooooo Morrison.  I love it.  Will be fun - and likely confusing - seeing him tackle the Corps.

You called it - it's a whole new world and might be best to think of it that way.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 13, 2018, 02:56:34 PM
The Green Lantern #1 - Sooooo Morrison.  I love it.  Will be fun - and likely confusing - seeing him tackle the Corps.

You called it - it's a whole new world and might be best to think of it that way.

Ha, right on!!!  ;D

I got a couple more days to make the Manuhunter finish line and I think I am gonna make it. I mean, I will make it well enough anyway. As long as I can get through issue 35 on DCU I will be fine. LCS has issues 36 and 38 so worst case I will have to make-up what happened in issue 37 if their isn't a recap.

Manhunter #33
Manhunter #34 - Although this arc is only three issues, it is much better for me than the last. Wonder how the series ends?
Wonder Woman #57
JLD/WW #1 - An okay end to an okay mini. Nothing great, as Jeff said.  :-\

Astonishing X-Men #15
Astonishing X-Men #16 - Well, looks like the next issue is the last. I suppose everything is going on in the upcoming Uncanny. Or at least I sure hope so. Be nice to get just one main X book again.
 :)

Let's see what I get through tonight !!!


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 13, 2018, 03:28:02 PM

I got a couple more days to make the Manuhunter finish line and I think I am gonna make it. I mean, I will make it well enough anyway. As long as I can get through issue 35 on DCU I will be fine. LCS has issues 36 and 38 so worst case I will have to make-up what happened in issue 37 if their isn't a recap.


Can you download them into the app?  Maybe they won't automatically delete at expiration and then you'll have them if you need them?  In most worlds that wouldn't work but this app is so ripe with issues you might get lucky.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 13, 2018, 06:22:38 PM

I got a couple more days to make the Manuhunter finish line and I think I am gonna make it. I mean, I will make it well enough anyway. As long as I can get through issue 35 on DCU I will be fine. LCS has issues 36 and 38 so worst case I will have to make-up what happened in issue 37 if their isn't a recap.


Can you download them into the app?  Maybe they won't automatically delete at expiration and then you'll have them if you need them?  In most worlds that wouldn't work but this app is so ripe with issues you might get lucky.

Hmmm, maybe. I am not sure if I can download them to read off app or not
Hmmm, may try it though
thanks
Have you tried to download anything to read offline there? I know MU lets you do ... I forgot how many, but I never did it there either.


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Jeff on November 13, 2018, 06:39:49 PM
Hmmm, maybe. I am not sure if I can download them to read off app or not
Hmmm, may try it though
thanks
Have you tried to download anything to read offline there? I know MU lets you do ... I forgot how many, but I never did it there either.

Yes, I downloaded the whole Manhunter series I had left to read (issues 13-38) onto my iPad.  Obviously, I haven't started reading them yet so I will have to let you know how the reading experience goes.  But there doesn't seem to be a limit - or at least it's more than 25 issues.   ;D


Title: Re: Weekly Reader, November 7, 2018
Post by: Perry on November 14, 2018, 09:04:39 AM
Hmmm, maybe. I am not sure if I can download them to read off app or not
Hmmm, may try it though
thanks
Have you tried to download anything to read offline there? I know MU lets you do ... I forgot how many, but I never did it there either.

Yes, I downloaded the whole Manhunter series I had left to read (issues 13-38) onto my iPad.  Obviously, I haven't started reading them yet so I will have to let you know how the reading experience goes.  But there doesn't seem to be a limit - or at least it's more than 25 issues.   ;D

 ;D Right on!

I went ahead and Downloaded issues 37 and 38 and I am going to wait until ... tomorrow or the next day, when my monthly subscription is up to see if I can still read them. I should be able to, but it will be an interesting test. Will they allow continued reading for non-subscribers, or ex-subscribers I should say? If so, heck, the day before your time is up just download as many comics as you can so you can read later.
 ;D

Didn't get too much more in last night, but a couple ... or four  ;D-

Batman #57
Batman #58 - Lots of splash pages in #57 made for a super fast story  ;D
Manhunter #35
Manhunter #36 - I think this book is going to go out pretty well. Not on a whimper or with a bang, but not at all like I was worried about either. I think
 :D


The Green Lantern #1
Batman #56
Manhunter #31
Manhunter #32
Manhunter #33
Manhunter #34
The Wildstorm #18
Wonder Woman #57
JLD/WW #1

Astonishing X-Men #15
Astonishing X-Men #16