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Forum: Green Lantern June 17th, 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Switcherman
Critics...who needs 'em?

I don't. I just got out of the midnight showing of GL myself. I didn't walk away disappointed.

It was a good movie. The visuals were great, the story made sense and it moved along.

Was it...
Forum: Green Lantern June 13th, 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Switcherman
Green Lantern SPOILER FREE Movie Review In DC

I just heard a movie review for Green Lantern on WTOP radio here in Washington DC.

Overall, a positive review. You could tell the person that did the story was new to the Green Lantern mythos just...
Forum: DC Comics June 12th, 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Switcherman
Neal Adams and the Odyssey Continues In October

According to Neal's daughter, Kris, Batman: Odyssey will pick back up again in October with issue #7 and go until issues #13.

Afterwards, the book will be collected into a hardcover edition.

I love...
Forum: DC Comics June 12th, 2011
Replies: 142
Complaints Well done, guys!
Views: 5,861
Posted By Switcherman
DC's Evolution and Character Growth

These conversations about characters being "forgotten" or left behind remind me of how I felt when Earth Two was written off after the first Crisis. *Salt was poured on the wound by the way...
Forum: DC Comics June 11th, 2011
Replies: 142
Complaints Well done, guys!
Views: 5,861
Posted By Switcherman
The New (Again) DC

OK, I'm in the same boat, late 40's. I was "mad" when DC first raised the price to 25 cents. I got over that quick though because they expanded the page count and in this case, bigger was...
Forum: DC Comics June 6th, 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By Switcherman
Post FlashPoint vs. OYL

Back in 2006, I gave up on collecting monthly comics. Infinite Crisis #5 had just came out and at about the same time, all of DC's comics jumped ahead One Year Later.

The buildup for Infinite...
Forum: Green Lantern March 1st, 2011
Replies: 12
Ramblings Digital Comics
Views: 1,098
Posted By Switcherman
Digital Comics AND Print Comics

Notice I didn't say Digital vs. Print. They go hand in hand...and they should. Some people are going to be hooked on digital and some people are going to be hooked on print.

I work in an industry...
Forum: DC Comics February 24th, 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Switcherman
Batman digital comics

have to say that I stopped collecting monthly comics almost 5 years ago. In that time, I've bought a handfull of hardcovers on storylines that have peaked my interest.

With the new comic app from...
Forum: Green Lantern February 24th, 2011
Replies: 12
Ramblings Digital Comics
Views: 1,098
Posted By Switcherman
Digital Comics

I have to say that I stopped collecting monthly comics almost 5 years ago. In that time, I've bought a handfull of hardcovers on storylines that have peaked my interest.

With the new comic app from...
Forum: Comic Announcements, Discussions, News and Rumors July 12th, 2010
Replies: 79
Views: 3,102
Posted By Switcherman
Out of the mothballs

I brought this thread up out of the mothballs because I just purchased my first monthly comic in 4 years.

I believe the last price I paid was $2.50 or $2.99. This past week I paid $3.99.

Inflation...
Forum: DC Comics July 12th, 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By Switcherman
Quick Thoughts

This was the FIRST monthly I bought in 4 years. I pretty much quit after the last issue of JSA.

I've purchased some hardcovers, but the only thing that could get me back into the monthly trend was...
Forum: Comic Announcements, Discussions, News and Rumors June 26th, 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Switcherman
i-PAD

Yea, I may break down and buy an i-Pad, or whatever the competition brings out.

I just may wait though until they go down in price. Have you guys checked out the price for the i-Phone 3GS?? 200...
Forum: Comic Announcements, Discussions, News and Rumors June 23rd, 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Switcherman
Digital DC Comics From A 45 Yr. Old Comic Fan

Ok--
I've collected comics from the late '60s to the mid 2000's. After Infinite Crisis, I went cold turkey...I stopped buying the monthlies.

I still bought assorted hardcovers by Johns or Meltzer,...
Forum: DC Comics April 28th, 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Switcherman
Trades and Periodicals

Wow--Ok, so I write about getting the latest JSA trade. I'm excited on how well crafted the storyline was. It had everything for me: action, adventure and small character moments.

We're always...
Forum: DC Comics April 25th, 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Switcherman
Newest JSA Hardcover - GOG

Ok, I just received part 3 of the GOG/JSA storyline.

I have to say taken as a whole, the whole storyline really rocked. It flowed well, had great art and brought back some old favorites with a new...
Forum: DC Comics January 16th, 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Switcherman
Point Proven by Dr. DiDio

From Newsarama:



I think "Dr." DiDio explained what I was trying to say better than I did.
Here you have a very much hyped storyline...a major storyline that was kind of in DiDio's words,...
Forum: DC Comics January 8th, 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Switcherman
Trades and the Weeklys

Hey Sly--
A couple of things...
First of all, I'm not misrepresenting anything. Remember, I said this is my opinion, which I'm entitled to as are you.

Second--I think you could say we're both...
Forum: DC Comics January 7th, 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Switcherman
Change IS good...

No, I don't work for DC, but the work that's come out in the past few months speaks for itself. It's so clearly obvious they are writing for trade publication. The majority of the stories are 6...
Forum: DC Comics January 6th, 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Switcherman
Changing Times

Hey Brutus,
No arguement, there. I would agree with you. DC though thinks differently. It's like I said, with the long form stories, the extras in the hardcovers, DC is encouraging all of to...
Forum: DC Comics January 6th, 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Switcherman
The Gog Novel

For the holidays, I was given the latest two JSA hardcovers. I have to say, both were a joy to read.

I understand many people have problems with this current JSA arc that Geoff and Alex have...
Forum: DC Comics November 30th, 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By Switcherman
JSA Annual -- Collected in trade or NOT?

Can one of the pros clear something up. The solictation for the third volume of Justice Society of America doesn't include the Annual.

The Kingdom specials are there, but no annual. Will the...
Forum: DC Comics October 28th, 2008
Replies: 200
Views: 16,344
Posted By Switcherman
Clearing Up Some Confusion

Some people noted they come to this board to relieve stress...
It sure doesn't seem that way by all the negative postings about the change in artists on FC #7. :)

THAT was the point of my last...
Forum: DC Comics October 28th, 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 4,588
Posted By Switcherman
JSA STILL in new cartoon series

This link will take you to a new article at Newsarama.

http://www.newsarama.com/tv/100827-Brave-Bold-Jelenic.html

Below is the current B&B lineup as of 10/27/08--

Warner Bros. issued an...
Forum: DC Comics October 27th, 2008
Replies: 58
Views: 3,181
Posted By Switcherman
Hawk-Crisis

This character has been in shambles since 1989...all because of one sentence left off in the Hawkworld mini.

Mr. Johns did a great job in "fixing" the character and from what I've been reading, it...
Forum: Comic Announcements, Discussions, News and Rumors October 27th, 2008
Replies: 79
Views: 3,102
Posted By Switcherman
Circulation Numbers

A good point about circulation numbers...even better--
comics just aren't selling as many copies as they used to...

The Switch :cool:
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