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    he is Russian tho :D

    he is Russian tho :D
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    While I enjoy the movie Iron man, that...

    While I enjoy the movie Iron man, that characterization was a big departure from his comic book personality, so I think you'd enjoy those comics.
    Also he has the weirdest rogues gallery (the...
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    yes and yes. Self contained, has an ending, C...

    yes and yes. Self contained, has an ending, C level villains in the focus. I'd say it's probably even better than his Ant-man, but it's been a long time since I've read it. But I liked both.
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    oh, for some reason I thought you are more of a...

    oh, for some reason I thought you are more of a modern reader :D dunno why, my bad
    In that case I would also recommend Michelinie and definitely the Dennis O'neill Iron man runs too :P
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    Here are my personal Marvel picks if you want...

    Here are my personal Marvel picks if you want more (not sure if all are on MU but they should be) All should be accessible to a relative marvel novice and I think all are a good read (regardless of...
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    one more thing: I'm very much aware that I'm in...

    one more thing: I'm very much aware that I'm in the minority with my dislike towards Miller's DD.
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    Well I'm gonna be negative again (apologies to...

    Well I'm gonna be negative again (apologies to anyone whos favourite run I poop on)
    I do NOT like Miller's DD.

    I guess it depends on your preferences and how much you are into older (lates70s and...
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    Each to their own, Operation rebirth was the one...

    Each to their own, Operation rebirth was the one I tried in Epic form and quit a few issues in. I've started reading it because it came highly recommended and I was beyond disappointed (and oh man...
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    Oh dang I forgot his DD (not sure how). Yeah...

    Oh dang I forgot his DD (not sure how). Yeah that's probably the best superhero stuff he ever wrote then IMO (more consistent than his Cap but you can't read it without Bendis'...which is probably...
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    Brubaker is a good place to start...and end :D If...

    Brubaker is a good place to start...and end :D If you're interested in the character.
    I'd say starting from Winter soldier right up to the end of Death of... is worth reading, Brubaker redefined the...
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    I don't think anything ever gave me the same...

    I don't think anything ever gave me the same feelings as Brubaker's Cap, and that was only good until the end of the "Death of" era. I've skipped the 2 Bucky trades (Cap Lives omnibus I think?) and...
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    Silver centurion right? One of the first Iron man...

    Silver centurion right? One of the first Iron man issues I've read when I was a kid he was using that so I quite love it too. Pretty sick figure.
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    Ah Daytripper, haven't read it in a while but I...

    Ah Daytripper, haven't read it in a while but I really liked it back then (my taste changed a lot since but I think that book still shuold hold up). BTW Bloom is basically a YA coming of age romance...
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    that's really nice of them. Also Bloom is really...

    that's really nice of them. Also Bloom is really good!
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    I might be wrong but I think the Lunar warehouse...

    I might be wrong but I think the Lunar warehouse is a different location than the IST one so it shouldn't affect the IST orders.
    They've put out a statement like maybe 2 weeks ago that they are...
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    Haha yeah it was time for an avatar change :D...

    Haha yeah it was time for an avatar change :D
    Also I'm not super active here (posting wise) just like I'm not reading much (completely out of the superhero stuff and barely reading any image too )....
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    uhh, it's been a while but I bought a few books...

    uhh, it's been a while but I bought a few books recently so here are short recommendations on some of them:

    Fangs by Sarah Andersen: it's free online since originally it was a webcomic, super cute...
  18. I can't give you exact issue numbers but the easy...

    I can't give you exact issue numbers but the easy one is Harley Quinn: started out as the Joker's sidekick but now she is kind of an anti hero. I think that started with the first issue of the 52...
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    Costumer service rep. Emily posted on the Omnibus...

    Costumer service rep. Emily posted on the Omnibus collectors' FB group today (or yesterday) acknowledging that they've "dropped the ball" (her words) and apologized for all the delays and said that...
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    Sarin becomes the regular artist but I'm so used...

    Sarin becomes the regular artist but I'm so used to their stuff I even forgot there was another artist on the series originally :D
    Both are great but I genuinely do love Sarin. It's just really...
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    I feel like a reread of that is inevitable as...

    I feel like a reread of that is inevitable as soon as proper sweater weather kicks in. Such a fun, cozy series.


    From what I remember, John's Flash run gets better with the 2nd and 3rd omnibuses....
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    last big omni I've read (JLI) I've put it on a...

    last big omni I've read (JLI) I've put it on a pillow and just sat on the couch reading it.

    Good price on the FC omnibus but IMHO (and I've said this many time but this is the hill I'll die on I...
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    Yeah Villains united is he start of Secret Six. ...

    Yeah Villains united is he start of Secret Six.

    Personally I think it's worth it, it's probably one of the most well executed comic book events out there. Also the follow up "52" is great too.
    ...
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    If you want to check out some collected editions...

    If you want to check out some collected editions the 3 Amazing Spider-man omnibuses (oversized, chunky hardcovers) collect the run up to issue #104 (+some annuals).
    These same issues are also...
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    Sailor moon eternal edition v2: The first half...

    Sailor moon eternal edition v2: The first half was just kind of spinning it's wheels (although it had some important backstory reveals) but the second half wrapped up the first major storyline...
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