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    New notable releases for this Wednesday/Thursday follow, but first -- do you guys want a weekly review thread opened? I'm guessing most of you aren't hardcore fanthing Wednesday crowd, but... would it be useful? Would it be used? Your call. Leave a comment with yea or nay.

    Exterminators #26
    Fables #69
    Incognegro HC

    Jonah Hex Vol 2 #28
    Midnighter #16
    Northlanders #3
    Scalped #14
    Scalped Vol 2 Casino Boogie TP

    Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Guilty Pleasures #8
    Clandestine Vol 2 #1
    Lords Of Avalon Sword Of Darkness #1
    Marvel Illustrated Moby Dick #1
    Omega The Unknown Vol 2 #5
    Twelve #2

    Abe Sapien The Drowning #1
    Buffy The Vampire Slayer Vol 2 #11 (Season 8)

    Bakers Babies & Kittens HC $16.14
    One Small Voice TP $14.44
    85 A Graphic Novel TP $12.71
    Biggles Recounts Battle Of Britain GN $10.16
    Contraband GN

    Doktor Sleepless #5

    Graphic Library Bessie Coleman Daring Stunt Pilot GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Booker T Washington GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Harriet Tubman & Underground Railroad GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Jackie Robinson GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Martin Luther King Jr GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Nat Turners Slave Rebellion GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott GN $6.76
    Graphic Library Wilma Rudolph GN $6.76
    Graphic Universe Sunjata Warrior King Of Mali HC $22.61

    Jeff Hawke Vol 1 Overlord HC $16.96
    Shonen Jump #63 Mar 08 $4.24
    Ubu Bubu #1 $2.98
    Wasteland (Oni Press) #14 $2.98
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      CommentAuthorEgon
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    Can't imagine I'd go into much detail, but if there were a thread for me to put in my $0.02, I'd certainly use it.

    I'll be sure to pick up Incognegro and Scalped
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    Yes on the review thread.

    I won't contribute (no weekly buying for me), but I generally enjoy reading what other think about their new comics.
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      CommentAuthormadmatt213
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    Vote for Yea on the weekly review thread idea. With most comics being $2.99+ (US), I appreciate reading as many reviews as possible, since I'm usually on the fence with most comics (unless I'm a follower of the writer/artist).

    As for this week, can't wait for Omega The Unknown, Scalped and Doktor Sleepless. I am dearly in love with Omega. It's so weirdly different from anything else out there. A third of #4 was thought bubble narration from a outdoor statue, for pete's sake!

    And thank you, Warren, for mentioning Scalped. Have you started reading it yet?
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      CommentAuthorGreg SBB!
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    Yea. I wouldn't post reviews myself but I'd be interested to read a thread were others suitably minded.

    From that list I'll pick up Doc, Omega and out of curiosity Clandestine. I'm sure I'm wrong but I haven't checked out up Northlanders yet, much as I like Brian's work.
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      CommentAuthorGypsy
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    Doktor Sleepless #5; oh, yes!

    I think a weekly review thread would be useful. In the grand scheme of things, I read your books, Warren, and Fables, I was reading American Wasteland but now have to wait until it's released in graphic novel form around August to get the last bit of it because the last issue was never published and won't be...and there are a few others on the list, but I'd be curious to know what people here think of other comics that are out there.
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    I would like to see a weekly review thread, hell I might even be able to throw in a review or two. I would like to see reviews that are better than the usual Stacks, I like it read it.

    Bu...bu...but why read it?
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      CommentAuthortedcroland
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    I work at my LCS on Wednesday, so I could get some reviews up Wednesday evening. However, a lot of the time the first thing I read has more to do with its saleability, unless it's by Mike Mignola or Eric Powell or, of course, Warren. I find more and more I read some things just to have read them, and that trend is definitely going to come to a head, and soon. I can say, though, that Twelve #2 is pretty good. It came in the Marvel preview books last week and I can say that it is looking like a good read for anyone into kooky Golden Age heroes.
    • CommentAuthormunin218
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    Yeah, sure. It might actually help me find more titles to read..... ;P
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      CommentAuthorJaredRules
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2008
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    I don't demand one, but I'd certainly speak up from time to time if one existed.
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    I can see the review thread being hardly used, or totally abused. Give it a trial run and see how it goes. Me, I doubt I'd post in it, but I would read what others have said.
    • CommentAuthorDracko
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2008
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    I'm having a time out until I can learn some manners.
    Don't we use release threads for reviews either way?
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    Spiral,

    I tend to agree. I asked about one ages ago and let the idea go because I figure it would would either degenerate or fade away. But if we want a trial run, I will do my part and throw in a short review or two a week. Well, when I get my comics which is not until I get home next week.
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    dunno that i'd review anything, but i'd sure as hell read what others have to say. i use this board to get into books i wouldn't have ordered otherwise.
    • CommentAuthorabkosher
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2008
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    Yeah, sure, a review thread would be good. It'd be nice to see alternate perspectives on a single page/screen.
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      CommentAuthorxutraa
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2008
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    I'd definitely read what others would say. Definitely. I'm always on the look out for recommendations!

    Can't. Wait. For. Fables.
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      CommentAuthorshad0903
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2008
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    The big thing is just to see what you think the gold is among the dross every week.
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    So about a dozen of you would read a review thread, but none of you would actually write in it...!
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      CommentAuthormadmatt213
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2008
     (849.19)
    Ha, nice observation, Warren! I would take full use of it, reading and writing reviews, though I tend not to review things with multi-paragraph analyses.
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    So about a dozen of you would read a review thread, but none of you would actually write in it...!

    Yes. Writing isn't a strong skill of mine and I prefer not to come off sounding like an total idiot.