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Old 09-16-14, 12:27 AM
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Yeah, they still had the codes. Maybe I should eBay them & get a dollar or so back.

Marvel's latest solicitations in Previews has Captain America # 22-25 in premeire hardcover (regular sized) format for $25. That's 4 issues for $25! Crazy! I'm starting to think they are deliberately overpricing their books because they know we can get them at a discount from online stores.
Ouch...even if 25 is double-sized, you have a point about the msrp. Of course, I will be picking this book up from instocktrades, which helps reduce the sticker shock.
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Old 09-16-14, 12:35 AM
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Marvel's latest solicitations in Previews has Captain America # 22-25 in premeire hardcover (regular sized) format for $25. That's 4 issues for $25! Crazy! I'm starting to think they are deliberately overpricing their books because they know we can get them at a discount from online stores.
People connected with Marvel have publicly stated their pricing is a direct reflection of that market reality. When fans have complained about pricing on their various Twitter and Facebook accounts, Marvel responds to buy them at discount from places like Instocktrade.

I still consider most of their normal hardcovers overpriced, though I admit they don't make the same amount of publishing mistakes that DC commonly makes.
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Old 09-19-14, 12:18 AM
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Apparently there was a deal recently at Best Buy to get this for $3 if you bought the Blu-ray, or something like that. I opted for the Target exclusive for the Blu-ray and decided to just order the comic online, since I could get a hardcover version. I'm not expecting it to be as good as Dark Horse's excellent Godzilla comics from the 90s, but I liked the new movie enough to want something else set in that world, and the reviews are decent enough.

Plus I'm just a big fucking sucker for trashy tie-in fiction.
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Old 09-20-14, 02:51 AM
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Best Buy had a whole mess of that graphic novel by the Blu-ray copies.
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Apparently there was a deal recently at Best Buy to get this for $3 if you bought the Blu-ray, or something like that. I opted for the Target exclusive for the Blu-ray and decided to just order the comic online, since I could get a hardcover version. I'm not expecting it to be as good as Dark Horse's excellent Godzilla comics from the 90s, but I liked the new movie enough to want something else set in that world, and the reviews are decent enough.

Plus I'm just a big fucking sucker for trashy tie-in fiction.
I think I own that on Comixology, but for $3 I'd probably pick it up for a nice Halloween hand out after I read it.
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Dollar Tree had a new little rack of graphic novels; mainly licensed stuff like Speed Racer.

I picked up The Official Movie Prelude to Legion: Prophets and the Igor Movie Adaptation for Horror Challenge reading.
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Old 10-13-14, 04:03 PM
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I grabbed the john carteromnibus for 15 bucks to try
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Old 10-16-14, 03:15 AM
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Donald Duck "Ghost of the Gretto" besides this long story it also reprinted 2 ten page stories and 4 or 5
one pagers all by the GREAT Carl Barks.
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Found this in the bargain bin of my local shop late last night.
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Old 11-05-14, 07:58 PM
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i obtained the following from the Tales From Another World Progressive 70% Off sale:

- Kerry and the Scary Things GN Michael Golden Sketch Edition. TFAW was asking $150, so $45 for a B&W Golden sketch is a great deal.
- Sorceress The Enchanting Art of Dan Brereton Sketch Edition (Hardcover). TFAW was asking $119, so $35.70 for a color Brereton sketch was also another wonderful deal.

From my final batch, I received what was supposed to be a nick and dent copy of Marvel's The Evolutionary War Omnibus (70% off), but the copy I received is new, as I cannot find the damage to this copy that would hurt its resale value. This was a classic mistake, or they were kind to me and sent me a new copy because I dropped over $300 on the Progressive Sale.

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This bad mf'er

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Old 11-14-14, 10:49 AM
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I'm seriously contemplating that one.

I have lots of Barks and Rosa in Gladstone singles and trades, but they really do deserve deluxe treatment.
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Barks and Rosa
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Some nefarious villain must have slipped it in the bargain bin for some unknown scheme. Truly worth its weight in gold.
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Found this in the bargain bin of my local shop late last night.
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Old 11-15-14, 03:43 PM
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I just got the Spider-Man: Civil War hardcover from GoHastings for 21.75 including shipping! I usually wait for sales before buying things there, but I knew I couldn't wait on this. Although this does raise the question, do I have to read the main CW mini-series or anything else, or will I be able to understand it on its own? I know the general gist of the event, but not many specifics.
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The last hardcover I bought, Tomb of Dracula Omnibus#3 looks great on my shelf next to.... the same book that I forgot I owned. Anyone want to trade?
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B&N has a sale going on. Buy 2 get the 3rd TPB free. Got Gotham Central Vol. 1-3. Nice....

used a 20% coupon too. came up to 35 bucks good deal for those three.

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I don't know how I missed it but DC just released The Batman Adventures Volume One which is the comic based on Batman: The Animated Series. That's possibly my favorite version of Batman ever and I had some of the comics growing up and had been hoping this would become a reality so I ordered it and also pre-ordered the second volume which is slated to come out next June. There's also Mad Love and Other Stories out which I'll get eventually.

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Old 11-16-14, 02:56 AM
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The last hardcover I bought, Tomb of Dracula Omnibus#3 looks great on my shelf next to.... the same book that I forgot I owned. Anyone want to trade?
That has happened to me once or twice. I've never really cataloged my collection very well since I lost the electronic records for it a few years ago.
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I don't know how I missed it but DC just released The Batman Adventures Volume One which is the comic based on Batman: The Animated Series. That's possibly my favorite version of Batman ever and I had some of the comics growing up and had been hoping this would become a reality so I ordered it and also pre-ordered the second volume which is slated to come out next June. There's also Mad Love and Other Stories out which I'll get eventually.
I've been eagerly anticipating those trades. I've not read more than one or two issues from that series.
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Old 11-19-14, 07:07 AM
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Black Science. It has breathtakingly amazing artwork by Matteo Scalera. Each panel is so lovingly rendered, and such beautiful detailing has gone into it that it looks like something you'd want to frame and hang up on your wall or make it your FB cover image! Even though it is a bit unrealistic (after all, it's fiction we're talking about), but each new universe depicted in the book is more inventive than the last.
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I've been eagerly anticipating those trades. I've not read more than one or two issues from that series.
I think if you enjoyed Batman: The Animated Series or even The New Adventures of Batman you'll enjoy this series. Its very similar in tone obviously and the stories are usually decent. I hope that DC releases the entire series because there's quite a few incarnations of it over the years.
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B&N has a sale going on. Buy 2 get the 3rd TPB free. Got Gotham Central Vol. 1-3. Nice....

used a 20% coupon too. came up to 35 bucks good deal for those three.
A 30% coupon is supposedly coming for Black Friday. I hope they have what I want in stock.
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I buy a ton of books from instocktrades, mostly to read and sell on eBay (helps me put a wee bit back in my pocket to help pay for my habit), so in this thread I will only mention books I bought that are likely to stay on my shelves for potentially 1+ years. That being said, my latest book is Mars Attacks Complete Collection Limited Trading Card Edition (purchased during ist's BF/Cyber Monday Week sale).

If this book pops in value relative to what I paid, then buh bye, it gets eBayed, otherwise, I am happy it is part of my collection.
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I got Bendis' Age of Ultron hardcover. I've seen mixed reviews for it, but I snagged it fairly cheaply.
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Just got this:



It's the deluxe over-sized hardcover, collecting the first 18 issues.
Haven't read the series yet, but if it's half as good as Vaughn's Y The Last Man, I'll be stoked.
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