whats a good marvel book to read?

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  1. Lumpy

    Lumpy Taylor Swift Actionmaster Super Mod

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    so, i didnt read house of m at all, and i already read daredevil, but thats it from marvel. i wanna add something to my list, so whats worth it? is any of this post HoM stuff gonna make sense?
     
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    If i were you,Id go get some DC stuff. Teen Titans is a great read.
     
  3. DevilzFan

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    Pulse, New Avengers, Most of the "Ultimate" books
     
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    Lumpy Taylor Swift Actionmaster Super Mod

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    i guessi shoulda put that im a DC kid already...batman, infinite crisis, flash, about to start nightwing...

    and im not to keen on the art of ultimate stuff, though im gonna borrow my friends ultimate spiderman trades and see whats going on...whats the son of m and decimation stuff? is that anygood?
     
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    Son of M follows Quicksilver in the aftermath of "House of M".

    Decimation is the ongoing story running through all the X-Books (starting with Decimation #1) that deal with the aftermath and fallout of "House of M"
     
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    Unless you want to read the X-books, you don't need to worry about House of M. Nothing was affected that doesn't have an X somewhere in the title.

    I'd suggest Cable & Deadpool. It's a very fun title.
     
  7. Frequency

    Frequency Formerly Berserker Prime

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    Cable and Deadpool seconded, and Exiles, if you don't mind playing catch up with about 10 volumes of paperbacks.

    New Avengers is definitely worth it too.
     
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    What kind of books are you into?

    X-Men: Deadly Genesis looks to be awesome from the first issue and is probably gonna be the most important Decimation book, but it stands alone.

    The Thing and She-Hulk both just started and look to be a little more light-hearted.

    Exiles is excellent, good art and cool story right now ~ Think Sliders in the Marvel U.

    Captain America is just freaking incredible right now, but a little slow for some folks taste ~ the first TPB is well worth your $ regardless.

    Ultimate Spider-Man has been my favorite book since i got back into reading comics 4-1/2 years ago, incredibly consistint.
     
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    I third cable and deadpool some great stuff there.

    also in feb astonishing x-men returns and is probably the best x-book out there

    amazing spider-man is another book i'd recomend though i'd wait till the other is done.

    heard good things bout captain america just havent read any yet

    hope this all helps
     
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    Frequency Formerly Berserker Prime

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    Astonishing X-men and New Avengers are both going to tie into Decimation starting in a month or so, so you'll probably want to pick up House of M. Just pick up the main one, all of the tie ins were BS anyway.
     
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    New Avengers - A really good superhero team with a variety of personalities
    Cable Deadpool - The merc with a mouth and the most serious mutant alive
    Captain America - Brubacker did to Cap what Winick did to Batman, but better. And I don't even like cap.
    She-Hulk - A good old fashoned FUN comic.
    Amazing Spiderman - JMS, nuff said.
    Supreme Power - Speaking of JMS...when it relaunches
     
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    Cable+Deadpool
    Ultimate (anything, especially Ultimate X-Men and Ultimate Spiderman)
    Marvel 1602 rocks from what I have read at my numerous excersions to the mall
    The Punisher
     
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    Good suggestions all around, especially Captain America. Since I haven't seen it mentioned yet, I'll suggest Runaways. Great characterizations, funny dialogue, good mix of teen angst & superheroics.
     
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    I second the Runaways. Very Whedonesque.
    It's a fun read. Buy the mini digests etc.
     
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    I have enjoyed Ultimates more than any other marvel book the last few years. Astonishing xmen and new avengers have also been very good. Uncanny Xmen and Xmen have probably been the most disappointing and overhyped.
     
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    Cable and Deadpool
    Runaways
    Get in on the ground floor with the new X Factor, coming soon.
    New Thunderbolts
     
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    Shana the She Devil.

    Oh you said read? Nevermind.
     
  18. KA

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    punisher.

    because i am teh hardcore.
     
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    Spider-Girl. It's everything you love about old-school Spider-Man, but different enough so it doesn't just feel like a re-hash.

    And I'll also toss in my vote for She-Hulk. It's like "Havery Birdman: Atterny at Law" for the MU. Funny stuff.
     
  20. Frequency

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    Sort of veering slightly off topic for a second here...

    I've noticed a lot of love on these boards for Ultimate titles. Frankly, none of them every struck me as different enough to warrant picking up. I've always looked at them as "written differently enough to try and entice readers, but not different enough to offend anyone with radical ideas". So to the people who read them I pose the question: How off-base am I here? And what makes the titles so great?
     

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