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    I figured that they stopped as there was no need...

    I figured that they stopped as there was no need with Christmas shopping buys. Thought there would be one for this month, but no luck yet.
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    I've only ever had good experiences with...

    I've only ever had good experiences with Cheap-Comics, great packaging, good communication and books always in pristine condition.
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    Finally worked out how to spot these without...

    Finally worked out how to spot these without randomly trawling Amazon; click on the 'last minute crhistmas deals' link at the top of the home page, then tick 'books' on left hand column, then one of...
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    But they are still a deluxe oversized hardcover....

    But they are still a deluxe oversized hardcover. If you're comparing to DC's format, they released Promethea in OHC recently, $49.99 for 12 issues. On that basis, the Library Editions are a good deal.
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    Most of mine been shipped. Ordered some extras,...

    Most of mine been shipped. Ordered some extras, they still have Fairy Tail box set 1 for 25 Euros, and good prices on Marvels Monster Sized Edition, Elektra Assassin, Dark Crystal Hardcovers 1 and 2,...
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    This was a great find, and some great offers....

    This was a great find, and some great offers. Picked up a fair few books I've had my eye on in a while, made quite a few separate orders which cost me more on postage but it was best to order what I...
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    Isn't that precisely what the Library Editions...

    Isn't that precisely what the Library Editions are supposed to be? I'd understand if they were excessively expensive, but the Library Editions are reasonably priced.
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    The Canadian branch of Scholastic released three...

    The Canadian branch of Scholastic released three hardcover volumes of the coloured Bone comics. They are about the same size as most Marvel/DC tpbs, which is bigger than I think any of the other Bone...
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    The Turtles were completed in the hardcover The...

    The Turtles were completed in the hardcover The Works series. There's also the Akira coloured comics, but I'm happy enough with the recent black and white release.

    My strongest recommendation goes...
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    It was actually Booksetc. Book is in shrink...

    It was actually Booksetc. Book is in shrink wrapping, but had a slight dent on spine (it looks like it is a very slight tear). I also picked up Paper Girls Deluxe 2 for 11 from them as well on...
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    I picked up that Marvel Knights Omnibus for under...

    I picked up that Marvel Knights Omnibus for under 18 on Amazon in February. Still haven't read it.
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    I've been using this, https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B016JQDRNU/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_FdmhDbRM4C99F

    Works well for me on my desk and even reading on my side in bed. Its sturdy enough to take on even...
  13. Get a decent book stand, helps for reading even...

    Get a decent book stand, helps for reading even trade paperbacks.
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    I would have got the Star Wars Omnibus, but the...

    I would have got the Star Wars Omnibus, but the OHCs were reduced in the lead up before its release, and the Doctor Aphra OHC overlapped with the Omnibuses. So I'm at least one buyer who chose the...
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    You have to be careful with those, there were...

    You have to be careful with those, there were quite a few bootleg versions going around for a while. Looking back, I'm pretty sure my Hulk and Spider-man copies aren't genuine; they just came in the...
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    Hope you enjoy; its one of my favourites, Ellis...

    Hope you enjoy; its one of my favourites, Ellis planned it so well and got such a brilliant balance between focused single issues whilst still weaving a wider story arc.
  17. I found that deluxe Image comic collections often...

    I found that deluxe Image comic collections often aren't shrink wrapped, and Marvel's TPB's are not shrink wrapped whereas Marvel's hardcovers will be, and I think the same applies to DC.

    I...
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    The early Ghost Rider stories take a while to...

    The early Ghost Rider stories take a while to find a clear direction to be honest; most of the excitement will be for the Ploog art, and nostalgia. I compare it to the early Captain Britain stories,...
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    I saw some quite rare Marvel Omnibus editions on...

    I saw some quite rare Marvel Omnibus editions on Mandarake (a Japanese site), they're not 'cheap' but on my working out seems to be a lot cheaper than many ebay prices I've seen (search Marvel...
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    I've been advocating Booksetc for the past couple...

    I've been advocating Booksetc for the past couple of years. The other thing not been mentioned is that they don't list pre-orders, which means that (a) you take a risk with some books that they might...
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    After finishing it, I'm in the same boat. It...

    After finishing it, I'm in the same boat. It maybe went on too long, and became very convoluted. I'm gonna attack Injection today, looking forward to reading it now.
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    I'm about three issues in, but have not carried...

    I'm about three issues in, but have not carried on reading for a few weeks. Have gone on a bit of a Manga run. Working through Death Note (a 6/7 out of 10 for me with 300 pages left, but I want to...
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    It was good, but dragged on a bit. I think it...

    It was good, but dragged on a bit. I think it would have been better as a 12-18 issue series.
  24. Thread: Fables Omnibus?

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    As someone who has the first two hardback...

    As someone who has the first two hardback editions, can someone convince to me to actually get around to reading this? The reason I struggled is that from my initial reading it seemed like the...
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    Found some decent deals on Forbidden Planet.com...

    Found some decent deals on Forbidden Planet.com and just ordered 15 books for about 80, a fair few are hardcover deluxe editions.
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