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Old 07-30-13, 01:41 PM   #1
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What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

We have all kinds of threads like this over the rest of the forum; so I figured that we should have them in Comic Book Talk too. They might be fun, and spur some additional conversations.

Ghost Rider #1 - Marvel - September 1973

Saw a fair, but back coverless, copy at my LCBS for $5 and couldn't resist. Haven't read much of this character over the years, but always imagined that he'd be a favorite if I let myself start reading the title.
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Old 07-30-13, 02:38 PM   #2
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X-Force Vol 1 #15.

I actually bought the first 15 issues at the same time. I really liked the series when I was a kid and nostalgia took over.
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Old 07-30-13, 02:40 PM   #3
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

I don't think I've ever bought just one comic. I usually buy them stacks at a time, so no idea really.
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Old 07-30-13, 03:06 PM   #4
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

Amazing Spider-man #71 #80 and annual #10.

I have all en route to me this week. 3 of the 33 issues I need for the entire ASM series.
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Old 07-30-13, 03:24 PM   #5
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?



Though I guess I did buy some old Thor floppies at the last FCBD for my daughter.
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Old 07-30-13, 05:19 PM   #6
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

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3 of the 33 issues I need for the entire ASM series.
That's awesome Jacob!

I'm not sure what constitutes my largest complete run. I have every Micronauts comic, but that's only perhaps 100 issues total. I'm close to owning the first 300 or so issues of JLA, but need at least 40 more iirc.
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Old 07-30-13, 06:10 PM   #7
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

Bought an early Eclipse comic for a buck over the weekend. The Mike Mist Minute Mist-eries by Max Collins and Terry Beatty. It was Golden Age-sized and not bad.
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Old 07-30-13, 10:43 PM   #8
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I don't think I've ever bought just one comic. I usually buy them stacks at a time, so no idea really.
I'm the same way, bought a stack from the 50 cent boxes at a shop I found while on vacation in Williamsburg today. Buying just one issue at a time is extremely rare for me. I wouldn't be surprised if I've bought comics 6000 times in my life, and a single one only less than a dozen times.
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Bought an early Eclipse comic for a buck over the weekend. The Mike Mist Minute Mist-eries by Max Collins and Terry Beatty. It was Golden Age-sized and not bad.
I'm curious. I think I remember those as a backup feature in some other Eclipse series from the 80s.
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Old 07-31-13, 04:23 AM   #9
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I'm curious. I think I remember those as a backup feature in some other Eclipse series from the 80s.
It's possible. Each mystery is a page long with the solution upside-down at the bottom of the page. The one I got was a collection of 32 (or so) mysteries.

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Old 07-31-13, 08:33 AM   #10
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^ I want that!

And it was in the Eclipse comic Ms. Tree that I was introduced to Mist. Here's a nice history. http://www.thrillingdetective.com/mist.html
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Old 08-01-13, 12:29 AM   #11
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The Wake 3
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I'd been meaning to pick this one up for a while. Finally got a good price on an eBay auction:

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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

That issue of Batman is great with all of the different artists.

Why do we have dueling versions of this thread?
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Old 08-02-13, 12:08 AM   #14
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^ One thread is 'bought' and the other is 'read'.
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I buy comics all the time. Reading them takes a while tho.
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

A copy of Evan Dorkin's Dork Comics. Probably eight years ago.

(Single issues from Free Comic Book Day were technically not “bought”...)
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Old 08-02-13, 02:20 PM   #17
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A copy of Evan Dorkin's Dork Comics. Probably eight years ago.

(Single issues from Free Comic Book Day were technically not “bought”...)
Man, I loved Dorkin's stuff. What's he been up to?
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Old 08-06-13, 04:18 PM   #18
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The penultimate issue. The Big Two just don't want my business, it seems.
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Old 08-06-13, 04:32 PM   #19
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More like, comic readers don't like to try out new things, especially in singles. That's the caveat of the wait-for-the-trade mindset that honestly, the companies have been pushing. What have sales been like on the title, btw? I really enjoyed the first arc of the title, but I haven't gotten any of the Sif stuff.
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Well, it's ending after the next issue (#655), so clearly sales haven't been great. More room for The Mighty X-Men or whatever, I suppose. I do recommend you check out the Sif stuff in trade--I like it a good deal more than the Loki arcs.
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Re: What's the last comic (single issue) you bought?

JLA Rock of Ages Issue #14
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Man, I loved Dorkin's stuff. What's he been up to?
He's been writing Beasts of Burden from Dark Horse with art by Jill Thompson.
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The penultimate issue. The Big Two just don't want my business, it seems.
I hear that book's got some Schiti art.
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Old 08-07-13, 12:03 AM   #24
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I hear that book's got some Schiti art.
Yes, but it's also anything but!
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Yes, but it's also anything but!
I'm sure it's good, cover looks great, but I had to LOL when I read that name (had to stop buying comics regularly a couple years ago, so I wasn't familar with him.)
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