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  1. Iron Man 3 is a great film. I really enjoyed it....

    Iron Man 3 is a great film. I really enjoyed it. I didn't mind the Mandarin twist at all (and I'm a huge Iron Man fan).


    And count me among those who really like 2003's Hulk. Maybe the most...
  2. I get that, and I appreciate that. However,...

    I get that, and I appreciate that. However, personally I think that mourning needs to be explicitly acknowledged by Thor at some point - he doesn't have to go on about it, but I'd love if he...
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    1 - Magneto 2 - Doctor Doom 3 - Doctor Octopus...

    1 - Magneto
    2 - Doctor Doom
    3 - Doctor Octopus
    4 - Kingpin
    5 - Loki
    6 - The Green Goblin
    7 - Kang the Conqueror
    8 - Baron Zemo
    9 - Mysterio
    10 - Sandman
  4. If you like the Silver Age, check out Archie...

    If you like the Silver Age, check out Archie Goodwin's run #1-28.

    I recommend the whole Micheline/Layton/Romita Jr run, which includes Demon in a Bottle (I'd start at #117 and go to #156); if you...
  5. I've enjoyed all of the MCU films, to varying...

    I've enjoyed all of the MCU films, to varying degrees. I'm going off memory, because I've only re-watched 4 or 5 of them.

    Fun but not great:
    22. The Incredible Hulk (Ang Lee's film is flawed but...
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    Ah, NOW I remember that book! Kaminski...

    Ah, NOW I remember that book!





    Kaminski was great - actually, from Mantlo through Kaminski (#95-#313, 1977-1995) the Iron Man book was solid, ranging from good to great
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    Lots of great choices on this thread! Wow,...

    Lots of great choices on this thread!

    Wow, never realized Nick Spencer wrote Iron Man...interesting to hear the Mike Grell run mentioned, I've never read it.

    I've also heard The Iron Age (the...
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    Stan Lee and Don Heck did solid stuff and built...

    Stan Lee and Don Heck did solid stuff and built Iron Man's foundation. It's not on the level of SA Spider-Man or FF, but I definitely recommend a read.

    However, the Silver Age run I absolutely...
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    Favorite Iron Man Runs

    I've been reading the classic Micheline/Layton/JRJR run from back in the day and absolutely loving it. I read bits and pieces of it growing up from my dad's back issues, but I'm giving it my first...
  10. Exactly - great show.

    Exactly - great show.
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    Frankly, I don't think DiDio has done a great job...

    Frankly, I don't think DiDio has done a great job overall. It's not simply that I don't agree with his creative choices - which I often don't, but those are his decisions to make - it's that I don't...
  12. One of my favorite characters, and SMT is one of...

    One of my favorite characters, and SMT is one of my favorite series of all time - hopefully we get it collected, someday...
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    If you're curious about the kinds of ideas he...

    If you're curious about the kinds of ideas he goes for, here's his first major pitch at DC before he was put in charge.

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    I agree with a lot that's been said here - I'd...

    I agree with a lot that's been said here - I'd also say that DiDio favors tight, interconnected continuity in theory (but in practice, he often changes direction so much that continuity changes with...
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    Sgt. Rock needs 56 more issues to reach 500, and...

    Sgt. Rock needs 56 more issues to reach 500, and Adventure Comics 71 for 600 - that’d be pretty cool indeed!

    If DC continues to publish these titles monthly, and not switch to publishing them...
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    Yeah, I'd definitely follow Marvel's lead on...

    Yeah, I'd definitely follow Marvel's lead on legacy numbering if I was in charge of DC. No question.

    In terms of title rebranding, Sgt. Rock took over from Our Army At War and The Unknown Soldier...
  17. Poll: Nice thread - I'd put Jersey with PA and NY.

    Nice thread - I'd put Jersey with PA and NY.
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    Yeah, I hear ya. It gets tricky. I counted...

    Yeah, I hear ya. It gets tricky. I counted Adventure Comics, Superboy (which was renamed), Legion of Super-Heroes (which was renamed), L.E.G.I.O.N., and Legionnaires each as separate titles.

    The...
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    FYI, I've updated my list to include the top 100...

    FYI, I've updated my list to include the top 100 longest running DC titles.

    I opted not to include licensed titles based off of real people (like Bob Hope's comic); titles that are published by...
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    That's certainly reasonable, and that's what I...

    That's certainly reasonable, and that's what I lean towards - but what if we thought of it like a bimonthly book, with plots that intertwine, by the same creative team, effectively telling one larger...
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    Mac Raboy was a truly extraordinary artist - one...

    Mac Raboy was a truly extraordinary artist - one of the greats of the Golden Age. And special kudos to him for not resorting to the awful racist caricaturing of Asian people and Black people (common...
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    Sticky: Unfortunately, I couldn't include many things I...

    Unfortunately, I couldn't include many things I love and that I do believe to be essential to the great tapestry that is the DCU. Things like Pérez's Wonder Woman, Rucka's first Wonder Woman run,...
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    Sticky: X-Men - an appreciation thread for the X-Men as a...

    X-Men - an appreciation thread for the X-Men as a whole! https://community.cbr.com/showthread.php?123510-X-MEN-Appreciation-Thread!
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    Sticky: 2 Epic Tales if want to dig deep into the mythos...

    2 Epic Tales if want to dig deep into the mythos of the DCU
    Cosmic Odyssey by Jim Starlin & Mike Mignola
    The Atlantis Chronicles by Peter David & Esteban Maroto

    4 Terrific Ongoing Series...
  25. Thanks! Great choices everyone.

    Thanks!

    Great choices everyone.
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