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#151 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Should this page and this one be combined since Jason Todd is listed as the real name of both? I looked over Jason Todd's page and didn't see any mention of him being Wingman. Also, should Jason Todd's picture be updated to Wingman since that is who he is currently or is that just another version of Todd?

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#152 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Also, why does a wiki task thing show up on Superman's page?

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#153 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@Xanni15: for the first question no cause Wingman is a mantle page.

second, cause of a glitch.

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#154 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

If a character appears on the cover but not on the inside of a comic, does that count as an appearance?

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#155 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@Xanni15: yes

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#156 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Why do people create pages but don't add any content? It would seem to me that if you're adding a character, team, object, etc, then you know something about that page, or should.

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#157 Posted by RazzaTazz (11946 posts) - - Show Bio

@Xanni15: Those are often placeholders for people to come along later to edit. There are two sides of the wiki after all, the issues and everything else. The wiki is so good because it is built off of both. But if an editor that primarily does issues spots something, it is better to have a record than none at all.

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#158 Posted by wmwadeii (3323 posts) - - Show Bio

@Xanni15: @RazzaTazz: With the new site it sounds like you will be able to create while on an issues page. I could see this leading to a lot more. Razza any idea how this new feature works, I can see both benefits and problems with it.

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#159 Posted by RazzaTazz (11946 posts) - - Show Bio

@wmwadeii: No idea, it is one area where GB gives us no suggestion as to the layout and format

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#160 Posted by RazzaTazz (11946 posts) - - Show Bio

This will be a work in progress for the time being, most (if not all) of the original material still stands, but there will be some small changes as more features come online with the site.

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#162 Posted by RazzaTazz (11946 posts) - - Show Bio

@xxxddd: The Poet has a thread for that in the E&T forum

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#163 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio
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#165 Edited by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Hypothetically, if I wrote something for the wiki on here and someone copied it and put it on another wiki. How would anyone know which appeared first, would I get in trouble for it?

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#166 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@xanni15: no way to really know which came first, if it did happen though to be safe you should rewrite what is here.

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#167 Edited by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio
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#168 Posted by wmwadeii (3323 posts) - - Show Bio

How should 1/2 issues be labeled? 1/2, ½, or .5. If you use 1/2 it shows up after issue 1, if you use ½ it shows up as the last issue, of course .5 will show before issue 1.

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#169 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@wmwadeii: I'm partial to ½ and it is what I've been using, I reported ½'s as showing up at the end so hopefully eventually it will move to the front.

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#170 Edited by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Is there a guide up for the recommended reading tab?

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#171 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio
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#172 Posted by Marcovaldo (173 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm having problems with the editing of my images (both with Chrome and with IE), doesn't appear the "save" button but only the "remove" one, so can't save the editing (like moving the images in a new gallery)...

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#173 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@marcovaldo: this is a known bug and it is being worked on, hopefully it will be fixed early next week.

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#174 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not sure if this is the right thread for this question, but maybe someone can help me.

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Yesterday I got Captain America: Wintersoldat and wanted to add it to my "Comics that I own" list, but I can't find it here on CV. I tried to search for "Die offizielle Marvel-Comic-Sammlung" because it is #44 of it, but nothing.

I have no problem with just adding a new Volume to the Wiki, but I'm not sure if I just didn't search good enough to find it and don't want to add a dupe just because I couldn't find the Volume.

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#175 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: to my knowledge that series has never been added so go ahead just so long as you get a better cover image to use :P

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#176 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: Ah~ good to know, then I'll add it. Don't worry, I'll scan all the covers I use for the wiki, I just used here the photo which I took for the Comic collection thread ;)

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#177 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio
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#178 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: As an additional question, I know we shouldn't post pictures into Volume summaries, but should it be added, that the spines show a picture by Gabriele Dell'Otto?

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#179 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: that would be fine, it's been done before.

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#180 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio
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@pikahyper: I have another question to that volume, better the volume thumbnail. The "Die offizielle Marvel-Comic-Sammlung" TPBs aren't released like normal ( #1, #2, #3, etc) but chronological. So the first Issue to be released was Spider-Man: Heimkehr (Spider-Man: Coming Home) BUT this isn't #1, it's Issue #21. Same goes for the Captain America: Wintersoldat Issue, it was the 21st TPB to be released, but bears the Issue number #44.

Now I'm not sure what I should do, because I think the Issue with the real #1 on the back wasn't released yet.

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#181 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: which number does the publisher advertise?

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#182 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: I looked here for the numbering. Also on the homepage of Panini you get this

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It IS number one, but has the Issue number #21

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#183 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: which number does it use in the indicia?

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#184 Edited by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: sadly no number at all

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they only state what's inside, which is here The Amazing Spider-Man #30-35

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#185 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: blegh ok for the issue numbers use the publishers chronological by release date number so Heimkehr as #1 and in the issue title put the volume number from the spine so again Heimkehr would be Volume 21. Then in the volume description just explain that you are using the publishers chronological numbering but that the series is released out of actual order and that the actual volume numbers are in the issue name field.

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#187 Edited by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio
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#188 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: if that text you added is the solicit it needs to be in italics.

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#189 Posted by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: which text do you mean, this one?

This volume is published out of order, so the numbering will follow the release date, the actual issue number will be found in the name field.

I just rephrased what you said. (that the comics aren't published in the right order isn't stated in the solicit, only on the homepage of www.zeit-fuer-superhelden.de )

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#190 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: no the issue text, the descriptive blurb.

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#191 Edited by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: that was the summary text on the back of the comic.

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#192 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: official stuff like that needs to be in italics.

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#193 Edited by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: done.

(why did CV just delete my text o_o°)

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#194 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: if you mean deleted here it is a bug that is being worked on.

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#195 Edited by EMH_Bruce (858 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper: yes, here. But good to know, I always think it's my pc messing up.

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#196 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@emh_bruce: nope it's just a bug, happens from time to time.

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#197 Posted by Youmika (182 posts) - - Show Bio

I've got a question. I think I did something wrong. I'm kinda new so sorry if I did make a mistake. I read through this (and a couple of other) posts but couldn't find out what to do about the problem.

I've been adding issues of Tales of Jerry, now the first two issues were published/produced by Karma Komix Productions, but the 7 after that by Hacienda International.
I added all the issues, thinking I would be able to change the publisher later, but I can't.

What can I do to change it and what is the policy of dealing with a series that changes publishers in the middle of the run?

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#198 Posted by Renchamp (5654 posts) - - Show Bio

@youmika said:

I've got a question. I think I did something wrong. I'm kinda new so sorry if I did make a mistake. I read through this (and a couple of other) posts but couldn't find out what to do about the problem.

I've been adding issues of Tales of Jerry, now the first two issues were published/produced by Karma Komix Productions, but the 7 after that by Hacienda International.

I added all the issues, thinking I would be able to change the publisher later, but I can't.

What can I do to change it and what is the policy of dealing with a series that changes publishers in the middle of the run?

This is probably best answered by @pikahyper, our resident expert on all things oddly wiki.

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#199 Posted by pikahyper (16577 posts) - - Show Bio

@youmika: you can change the publisher, just edit the volume page and click the little x next to Karma Komix Productions and then you can add the other publisher and for volumes with multiple publishers just add the following to the volume description:

Publishers

whichever one isn't the current publisher is also made a link and the header is an h4.

Also please don't repeat the volume title or volume title + issue number in the issue name field, it is redundant.

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#200 Edited by Youmika (182 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper I've added the following to the volume description:

Publishers

**Issue 10 is a bit elusive, I've finally found it to make my set complete so will update as soon as it arrives in my letterbox**

Thank you for advising me also on the issue name field. Will keep an eye on it and go back to some things I've already done to make sure I haven't repeated that mistake anywhere else.

I have one more question: I've found a lot of logo's for the publisher pages, but I can't find where I can put them up so they'll be at the head of the publisher page. I read somewhere that I'd be able to change them once I reached 5000 wikipoints but I don't see anything being different than before. Has that rule changed or should I be looking somewhere else for that?