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  1. This board has all types of problems, but it is policed albeit some think too much and other think too little. Its a work in progress. We regulate sellers, we out con artists, we have kudos threads, we do great work for board members when they have traumatic life events.(Death, cancer, fires, floods, etc....) I've been fortunate to be a part of several. We share ideas, we send an action figure around all over the country, we help to raise money for events and so on... We had writers on here, artists and publishers. A large amount of money changes hands on this board weekly and for the most part most transactions go well. Love it or hate it its the model for most boards in the comic hobby.(Whether they admit it or not.) Well said
  2. I don't see Fast Track, is that no longer an option? edit, never mind it pops up after you hit the tier you want
  3. loved the show myself, wife screamed when the sand came down, daughter after the show said "wow its not really a show about killing Zombies is it? " (her first season).
  4. If you like gangsta books this one is for you. Just read it , panel and art work is great . And the story seems interesting, just getting started but interesting Violent Love #1 ( A and B Covers ) Image: November 9, 2016 Writer: Frank J. Barbiere Art: Victor Santos Cover: Victor Santos American Southwest. And then they fell in love. Join FRANK J. BARBIERE (FIVE GHOSTS, The Revisionist) and VICTOR SANTOS (THE MICE TEMPLAR, Polar) for a pulp-infused criminal romance oozing with style and action! Double-sized debut issue!
  5. This book someday will be regarded as one of the best written of the time. If you aren't reading this you are seriously missing out
  6. Motor Girl # 1 is sold out at Diamond. Can't wait for Moore's new book tomorrow
  7. List of why Marvel books are loosing readership, My opin Rehashing the same old story lines. Completely changing the characters we grew up reading. Attempting to sell books based on events rather than good story. Forcing readers to buy multiple books just to follow a story line Basically ignoring what made them successful to start with, providing their customer with a well written story based on characters we love
  8. Ok Here's one coming first week of November, really looking forward to this with Rachel Rising ending Terry Moore will be putting all his efforts into this , and it sounds like it could be fun. Coming from Abstract Studio, not sure how easy it will be to find at LCs so you may want to look early. Was told not much left at diamond. BCool
  9. Lost Boys #1 DC Comics: October 12, 2016 Writer: Tim Seeley Art: Scott Godlewski Cover: Tony Harris The stakes are raised in this nostalgic and unstoppable sequel to the '80s cult classic vampire film, The Lost Boys. Veteran horror writers Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, NIGHTWING, Hack/Slash), and Scott Godlewski (THE DARK & BLOODY, Copperhead) deliver a gruesome and stylish return to the bloody boardwalks and big hair of 1987! Santa Carla, California is on edge. The eccentric coastal town and haven for the undead was finally returning to 'normal' after its last supernatural scuffle left the local coven's head vampire dead and gave newcomers Michael and Sam Emerson a housewarming both violent and bizarre. Now the brothers must once again team up with militant vampire hunters Edgar and Allan Frog when a new gang of ruthless, stunning, life-sucking nightcrawlers known as the Blood Belles emerges from the aftermath to collect Michael's love interest and their lost sister, Star.
  10. yea some talk about the the actresses they are looking at Sana Solo or Aphra. Sounds like pump and dump but book is moving ?
  11. Darth Vader #3 ( First Aphra ) appears to be heating up again , based on wild rumors she may appear in the new movie coming in December. Darth Vader # 3 Sold
  12. Some big names here, unfortunately its a mini Frostbite #1 DC Comics: September 28, 2016 Writer: Joshua Williamson Art: Jason Shawn Alexander Cover: Jason Shawn Alexander Cover Price: $3.99 UPC: 76194133988700111 Diamond ID: JUL160428 GCIN: 959320 Long after Earth has entered its second ice age, humanity has learned to cope with the frozen elements. In this cold and bleak future, heat is power, and brutal gangs roam the icy wasteland looking for it. If that wasn't enough, a terrible disease nicknamed 'frostbite' is literally freezing people from the inside out. Once you catch it, the effect is instantaneous. There is no immunity, there is no cure. Until now. Doctor Henry Bonham and his daughter Victoria have found the key to ending frostbite. If they can get from Mexico City to a secret government outpost in Alcatraz, they could stabilize life across the globe. But to do that they'll need to stay alive. That's where Keaton comes in. She and her crew have faced worse journeys before, but never with the potential consequences this one poses if they fail. A new miniseries from acclaimed writer Joshua Williamson (The Flash: Rebirth; Nailbiter) and artist Jason Shawn Alexander (Empty Zone; BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY), FROSTBITE is a science-fiction action miniseries unlike any other.
  13. Top Cow’s Postal Getting a TV Adaptation at Hulu Hulu has landed the TV adaptation of Top Cow’s critically-acclaimed comic series “Postal,” created by writers Matt Hawkins and Bryan Hill, and artists Isaac Goodhart and Betsy Gonia. The project hails from Matt Tolmach productions and Legendary TV. According to Deadline, “The Walking Dead’s” Seth Hoffman is writing the series, which follows the erie town of Eden, Wyoming — a community entirely populated and run by fugitive criminals. Tolmach and Hawkins are executive producing “Postal,” alongside David Manpearl and Marc Silvestri. The “Postal” deal follows Hulu’s recent pickup of comedy “Future Man” — also produced by Tolmach, with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg — and an adaptation of the ’90s video game Myst. “Postal” hasn’t been given a release date; the project is still in early stages of development. Postal sold recently The next issue of the “Postal” comic series, issue fifteen, hits stands on September 28.