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Forum: Marvel Comics December 2nd, 2014
Replies: 107
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As my brother put it - "Sounds like a stunt by...

As my brother put it - "Sounds like a stunt by the writer - when was the last time someone was talking about what happened in a Punisher comic?"
Forum: Marvel Comics October 13th, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Its not exactly like Fantastic Fours sales on the...

Its not exactly like Fantastic Fours sales on the latest iteration are all that great, from what I recall.

Would you rather Marvel just cancel the current title and reboot with a new #1 for a new...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 13th, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
I understood that. But - and tastes vary - I'm...

I understood that.

But - and tastes vary - I'm buying more Marvel comics now than I have since the mid 1980s. I think they've had some great books.

Sure, there seems to be some shenanigans going...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 13th, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Did you know that before Martin Goodman made...

Did you know that before Martin Goodman made Marvel Comics (then called "Timely"), he published pulp magazines?

Shouldn't the Marvel forums then be under "pulp magazines" and not "comics" or...
Forum: Marvel Comics June 5th, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
I'm going to assume that is the letter to artists...

I'm going to assume that is the letter to artists on the cards that Bleeding Cool posted. Its interesting evidence, to some degree; however not knowing how the merchandising contract between Fox /...
Forum: Marvel Comics June 3rd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
The toy merchandise for the X-franchise has been...

The toy merchandise for the X-franchise has been shrinking...at least since First Class from what I can tell. Not sure it says much other than big movies selling toys isn't a science.

So far the...
Forum: Marvel Comics June 3rd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
I'm not (although Bleeding Cool has tried to...

I'm not (although Bleeding Cool has tried to dissect Brevoort's statements and show how they give wiggle room).
Forum: Marvel Comics June 3rd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
I've thought his Invaders has been much...

I've thought his Invaders has been much better.

I'm about ready to call it a day on his Fantastic Four (probably already would have but I really enjoy Leonard Kirk's art).
Forum: Marvel Comics June 2nd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
More dissection of Tom Brevoort's comments...

More dissection of Tom Brevoort's comments -

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/06/02/dissecting-tom-brevoort-on-the-future-of-the-fantastic-four/
Forum: Marvel Comics June 2nd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
The toy thing is weird, but IIRC the only toys...

The toy thing is weird, but IIRC the only toys that came out of First Class was minmates from Diamond Select and a Wolverine claw, IIRC.

I think The Wolverine only saw a 6th scale figure of...
Forum: Marvel Comics June 2nd, 2014
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Well there's not much you can do about company...

Well there's not much you can do about company machinizations; FWIW though I haven't really been grabbed by Robinson's book as much as I thought I'd be. It's not bad, but it hasn't really broken out...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 17th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Yeah, but push come to shove I can look at dates...

Yeah, but push come to shove I can look at dates or, worse, the indica. :)
Forum: Marvel Comics October 17th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
As a long time comics reader, the only thing...

As a long time comics reader, the only thing number did for me was tell me "read this issue before that issue" when I was reading back issues.
Forum: Marvel Comics October 17th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
I understand what you mean and understand about...

I understand what you mean and understand about mistyping (and for the record I meant Volume 75 not 73).

But I still don't really "get it" in the sense that it makes sense to me; I understand its...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 16th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Man, didn't realize there was more to the thread,...

Man, didn't realize there was more to the thread, so now I just look like an ass with this response. :)

New #1s don't matter in my collection, I just file them after one another until I stop getting...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 16th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
If I ever started a comic company, I'd use Month...

If I ever started a comic company, I'd use Month and Year. The whole obsession with numbering makes no sense to me.

"Why yes, that may be the greatest book ever produced, but that title should be...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 14th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Since I don't care about the value of my comics,...

Since I don't care about the value of my comics, I don't really care what number they use. It could be FANTASTIC FOUR ISSUE MAGENTA 1001100 for all I care (heh that makes me think, Avengers AI...
Forum: Marvel Comics October 14th, 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 7,522
Posted By Amentep
Huh, well that's a change I thought they'd...

Huh, well that's a change I thought they'd already announced new writers for the FF and Fantastic Four titles. A bit bummed that the current titles won't be followed up on and instead a new...
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