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Posted by wmwadeii

Good choices I read pretty much all of them except Morning Glories & Invincible. Noticed most of your picks are Image Comics, you really can't go wrong with them, very rarely do I get a new series that I don't like. Thunderbolts would really be my only meh choice, I'm still reading it but IMO it hasn't been great. And the fact that they haven't had a GREAT artist yet kinda hinders my enjoyment of reading it, even if the story is half decent.

Posted by Queso6p4

Nice list and it's definitely understandable as your pull list can get out of control really quickly. Haven't followed most of these except Justice League Dark, Revival, and Saga.

Posted by johnkmccubbin91

@wmwadeii: Yeah Image have so many good comics. I find it one stupid on my part but overall hard, as I have so many DC and Marvel series that aren't as good as these, yet I get them in individual comics over this. It's simply due to who the characters are which kinda annoys me, but at the end of the day I can't help. As for Thunderbolts I've still to actually get any in trade, but have always meant to as I got the first three issues, and although they were crap I wanted to read more, and I hear this new story with Ghost Rider started good. As for Morning Glories and Invincible I'd totally recommend them, even if just in trade like I get them, as MG is very mysterious and interesting, proving not to judge a book by it's cover (as the style of the cover art put me off for ages), and Invincible's just a fun superhero series (I've got the first compendium and plan on getting the second soon with the rest in individual trades to follow).

@queso6p4: Thanks. I was getting JLD and Constantine in individual issues for a long time but decided to drop it during Blight, as couldn't afford the extra issues. I then since decided I'd just get them in trade from now. Revival is a series that I enjoy the concept but it sounds from what I've heard that it's not really going anywhere (I've only read the first two volumes and waiting on the third to come out). As for Saga that's a series that I've heard nothing but good things about so had to try. Got vol 1 sitting next to me with vol. 2 coming in the post.

Posted by wmwadeii

@johnkmccubbin91: Yeah I heard Invincible was good, once I catch up I might have to look at a Compendium or something because they are so far in. Have you checked out Invincible Universe yet? I was going to look at it when it first came out but since I knew nothing of Invincible I passed on it.

Posted by Queso6p4

@johnkmccubbin91: Considering the fact that I was out of comics for a while, trades for what I missed just makes more sense than trying to catch up with single issues. I heard mixed things about Constantine and East of West. I only read Constantine up to about issue 3 but stuck around until about issue 7/8 for Revival but got bored with it. Sure, it had some awesomely bizarre/creepy covers but the story was just too slow for me. I thought Saga was a solid/decent series but fell out of touch with it. I definitely feel you on trades as they're a more economical way to try out a series without investing too much money into it. If you don't like it, you at least have another addition to your shelf. :-) The way you're using them to complement your pull list just makes sense. I'll have to follow suit.

Posted by johnkmccubbin91

@wmwadeii: No I haven't, but I will be giving it a go once I've caught up with Invincible (as due to it coming out after issue 100 of the normal series I don't want to accidentally get spoilers).

@queso6p4: Yeah they do. Constantine is a very inconsistent series and that's partly why I didn't mind leaving it for trades. East of West vol. 1 was good but I can see it possibly becoming long winded in the future. I kinda agree with what you say about Revival but I enjoyed the character depth and mystery and will continue for the now getting the trades. Just started Saga and am enjoying it. Very different and unique. Yeah it's much more convenient and cheaper (like Saga worked out half price for the first 6 issues this way).