Comics actually worth the price

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  1. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    So what books do you think are actually worth the $3 price you pay? I don't mean your favorites. I mean which ones do you read that occupy your interest consecutively enought to warrant three bucks?

    Mine is Cable/Deadpool. The intro pages alone are enough entertainment to keep me shelling out $3 an issue. I just read the latest issue and having Black mamba, Asp, and Diamondback talking about dirty minded fanboys was priceless. Great Great Book!
     
  2. Altercron

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    if I could find a comic store near me (not online) then pretty much anything in the Ultimate series would keep me coming back. Anything with Deadpool in it probably would too (those pages you posted from one a month or so back where he was talking to Sinister were priceless)
     
  3. DevilzFan

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    Strangers in Paradise. Consistantly well written and illustrated.
    Ultimate Spider-Man. See above.
    Currently also the miniseries Girls by the Luna Bros.
     
  4. The Spider

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    -ULTIMATES 2
    -The SUPERMAN/BATMAN "With a Vengeance" arc so far
    -INVINCIBLE
    -The Seven Soldiers series
    -ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN THE BOY WONDER
     
  5. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    JSA Classified. At least until the Power Trip storyline ends.
     
  6. Metal Soldier

    Metal Soldier The Robot

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    Definitely Cable & Deadpool. Whedon's Astonishing X-Men, Ultimate Spider-Man, Punisher, and Y: The Last Man are all worth the money as well.
     
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    Geez, looks like I didn't (entirely) need to post that thread about Cable & Deadpool. :D 

    Anyway, Ultimate Spider-Man is definitely worth it. I've enjoyed it since I started with the impostor Spidey almost three years ago. When "Warriors" was announced, my first thought was: "Oh no, not another Kingpin story." But I'm actually enjoying it. Probably because Black Cat is back, and the "new" characters are keeping the story fresh.
     
  8. thefrozenred

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    Ultimates 2
    House of M Spider-Man (I can't wait for the finale, this has been one of the best stories I've seen in YEARS)
    Astonishing X-Men

    Anything else, I'm not so sure about. I WANT to say Iron Man, Daredevil, etc, but there are so many times just recently that I read an issue and want more...but not in the good way. It feels as though those issues should have more SUBSTANCE in them, rather than feeling like something light and airy (and substance doesn't necessarily connotate an incredibly wordy issue...Daredevil v.2 #49 and 50 were incredibly NOT text-heavy, and yet were still very satisfying comics).
     
  9. Angelophile1

    Angelophile1 Mutant Monkeyboy

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    Runaways.

    Authority: Kev
     
  10. KA

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    max punisher. solid, consistent storytelling despite an ultimately 2 dimensional protagonist.
     
  11. Dreweido

    Dreweido Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    The only comic I do buy:

    Cable and Deadpool! Boo yah!
     
  12. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    Ultimates 2
    New Avengers
    Ultimate Fantastic Four
    Marvel Knights Spidey (although when Pat Lee takes over I am OUTTA there)
     
  13. Gryph

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    Right now I got only two books, Gold Digger and Street Fighter.

    I've got every issue of SF so far, and I haven't missed an issue of GD in several years.
     
  14. Doctor Doom

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    Superman/Batman (THIS COMIC BAD. DOOMZARRO HATE IT VERY MUCH!)
    JLA (got sucked back in with "Syndicate Rules" and been loving it ever since)
    Supergirl (it has a solid start and will be picking up steam real soon)
    New Avengers (Giving Luke Cage his due is worth it for me)
    Ultimate Fantastic Four (only regular Ultimate title I get)
    Fantastic Four (JSM is a worthy sucessor to Waids run)
     
  15. McBradders

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    "Crossover" was the most enjoyable story arc in any comic in quite some time. Plus it really helps that the artist draws Sue in a super hot fashion.

    Super hot.
     
  16. Doctor Doom

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    I think he gonna be the regular artist though "Tomb of Namor" or so.

    Hiro and I hate how he does Johnny. Cut the f*cking perm and give him a classic Torch look for crying out loud!
     
  17. McBradders

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    Human Torch can go sing for all I care while he's drawing the book ;) 
     
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    I buy a lot of books monthly, but the one's that are actually WORTH it... That's a really good question. The only Marvel book I'm really attached to is Ultimates 2. The other "must-buys" all seem to come from the DC/Wildstorm/Vertigo stables, which sort of surprised me.

    Ex Machina, Desolation Jones, Life During Wartime (which is vastly better than it has any right to be, given how lackluster the past few years of "Books of Magick" have been), Fables, 100 Bullets, Y: The Last Man, and Jack Cross are all indispensible.

    Invincible, Fell, Girls, and Silent Dragon come close, but could be axed if necessaary. Most of the traditional superhero stuff really doesn't draw my attention these days, though the current "Extremis" arc on Iron Man is friggin' brilliant.
     
  19. RabidYak

    RabidYak Go Ninja Go Ninja Go

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    Ninja Turtles Vol.4, or at least it was when I still had a local shop to buy it from.
     
  20. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Ultimate Spider-Man

    pretty much anything Dan Slott writes
     

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