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Old 12-04-10, 11:05 AM
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Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2010/...ost-treasures/

This thing is huge!!! Or Paul Levitz is really tiny.



Love to get this, but I wonder how much is a repeat of what's already out there. I found the recent DVD Secret Origin of DC comics to be very lacking, btw.
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Old 12-04-10, 01:17 PM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

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I found the recent DVD Secret Origin of DC comics to be very lacking, btw.

Agreed.
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Old 12-04-10, 04:25 PM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

Neil Gaiman got a copy of this, as his work is in it, and he posted a pic on his blog of him holding it by the handle built into the case. Crazy.
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Old 12-04-10, 06:12 PM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

$200

http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/cata...mythmaking.htm
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Old 12-05-10, 07:23 AM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

Nice. Leafing thru that, it actually looks like it is worth the money.

$126 at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/75-Years-DC-Co...1555371&sr=8-1
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Old 12-05-10, 10:15 PM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

The size looks impressive, but the layout looks too formal and static, with a lot of the same oft-reprinted images I've seen forever.

For the size, it also looks distinctly anecdotal. I'd be more inclined to take $126 and buy up the three Les Daniels books on Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman along with the DC Vault and/or Comics: Between The Panels (another anecdotal tome, but a lot of fun).

I love Taschen, but this looks like easy remainder material to me.
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Old 12-07-10, 07:29 AM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

I would love that Taschen book, but I can't justify dropping 125 bucks on it.

I have these two books and really enjoy them:


You can pick those up for $30 each.
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Old 12-07-10, 08:03 AM
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Re: Giant Taschen DC Comics Book!

^ I think my wife got me the Marvel and Star Wars ones for Xmas. Costco has them.
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