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Old 02-05-2013, 08:35 PM   #1831
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gotta start building him up again before Avengers 2
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:36 PM   #1832
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has begun filming



The Amazing Spider-Man 2's cast includes returning stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Sally Field, as well as newcomers Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, and Felicity Jones.
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:44 PM   #1833
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gotta start building him up again before Avengers 2
I'm kind of disliking how they're changing/doing events with the comics up to match the movies (like the appearance of Nick Fury's son called Nick Fury who looks like the movie/ultimate version of the character).
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:48 PM   #1834
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Question: Are graphic novels and comics worth getting on the tablet or is it something that's better to have a hard copy of? I'm thinking Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and some X-Men stuff (not sure what, was going to browse through the thread).
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:51 PM   #1835
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Question: Are graphic novels and comics worth getting on the tablet or is it something that's better to have a hard copy of? I'm thinking Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and some X-Men stuff (not sure what, was going to browse through the thread).

I read all my comics on a tablet and just leave the hard copies unopened. I'm sure its a preference thing though, but with the lighting and colors standing out, comics look wonderful on a tablet. Not to mention the advantage of having many comics/GN on a portable device.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:04 PM   #1836
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I read all my comics on a tablet and just leave the hard copies unopened. I'm sure its a preference thing though, but with the lighting and colors standing out, comics look wonderful on a tablet. Not to mention the advantage of having many comics/GN on a portable device.

Not a bad way of going about things on your end. I noticed the comics are in .cbz format or something like that so I'm guessing I'd have to find a reader for them.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:44 PM   #1837
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Not a bad way of going about things on your end. I noticed the comics are in .cbz format or something like that so I'm guessing I'd have to find a reader for them.

If its an Android tablet you can simply download "Perfect Viewer" and that will read CBR, CBZ, and even PDFs.

I also find reading digitally a good way to save money. I download them online (pirated) and if i like it, i buy it. I see nothing wrong with that.

I've recently completed collecting all of Rememder's Ucanny X-Force, Yost's X-Force, and the Age of Apocalypse event. If it wasn't for pirating i wouldn't have gotten back into comics, let alone began buying them.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:54 PM   #1838
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If its an Android tablet you can simply download "Perfect Viewer" and that will read CBR, CBZ, and even PDFs.

I also find reading digitally a good way to save money. I download them online (pirated) and if i like it, i buy it. I see nothing wrong with that.

I've recently completed collecting all of Rememder's Ucanny X-Force, Yost's X-Force, and the Age of Apocalypse event. If it wasn't for pirating i wouldn't have gotten back into comics, let alone began buying them.
Yeah I definitely plan on buying the ones that I get into. Do you have any recommendations for comics that can really pop out on the Kindle's HD display? The only comics I know are the ones that are shown in the movies so the story doesn't matter to me, I'm open to anything.
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Yeah I definitely plan on buying the ones that I get into. Do you have any recommendations for comics that can really pop out on the Kindle's HD display? The only comics I know are the ones that are shown in the movies so the story doesn't matter to me, I'm open to anything.

I mainly read Marvel and most of today's comics are in pretty nice quality. I currently read:

All-New X-Men
Cable & X-Force
Saga (this looks wonderful on tablet)
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A lot of the Marvel Now! comics come with digital download codes so you can download them to your iPhone or android using the Marvel app as well.
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just pre ordered this

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Old 02-08-2013, 02:23 PM   #1842
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Gotta admit, Superior Spider-Man has been interesting so far.
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:06 PM   #1843
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Gotta admit, Superior Spider-Man has been interesting so far.
i refuse to believe that.

on another note, looks like Geoff Johns is leaving Green Lantern after issue #20 to focus on the Justice League section of the DC universe
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:52 PM   #1844
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I just got into comics after a life of promising I never would. I got on netflix and noticed they had the old x-men cartoon series from the 90s. "I loved that show" I said to myself. Watched it and needed more x-men, I don't own the movies and the other x-men cartoon(evolution) was pretty bad IMO. So I read Joss Whedon's run on Astonishing X-Men and it blew my mind. Now I've read through a few sagas including M-day and Messiah Complex and I'm on X-force. Reading them on a tablet is absolutely awesome.

Not sure if I'm looking forward to getting to Civil War as it seems to be inconsistent with the quality depending on which crossover is handling that issue in the series.
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:54 PM   #1845
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If its an Android tablet you can simply download "Perfect Viewer" and that will read CBR, CBZ, and even PDFs.

I also find reading digitally a good way to save money. I download them online (pirated) and if i like it, i buy it. I see nothing wrong with that.

I've recently completed collecting all of Rememder's Ucanny X-Force, Yost's X-Force, and the Age of Apocalypse event. If it wasn't for pirating i wouldn't have gotten back into comics, let alone began buying them.
I'm actually using ACV on android. Works great though the interface isn't the best.
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