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#1 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know why I've never seen a thread like this, but let's see some pictures of your comic collection! Pictures of all your long boxes or select issues you love.

According to how I'm tracking things, I have around 500 comics. not much compared to some, but i'm getting there. Here's the pics:

my trades / hardcovers. black mirror hc is missing, friend is borrowing it
my trades / hardcovers. black mirror hc is missing, friend is borrowing it
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#2 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

whoops! some of the pictures didnt work. hopefully this does:

blue box is current pull list only, white is everything else
blue box is current pull list only, white is everything else
everytime i get new comics, i put 3 here on my desk so it changes every week
everytime i get new comics, i put 3 here on my desk so it changes every week
shelf i made for my favs. wwx is signed by jason aaron
shelf i made for my favs. wwx is signed by jason aaron
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#3 Posted by 2chimcha3 (2302 posts) - - Show Bio

Your room = win

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#4 Posted by menaceforever (3865 posts) - - Show Bio

Sony ftw

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#5 Posted by Funrush (1467 posts) - - Show Bio

I have about, a little over 100 last I checked. Not much compared to most, but it's something.

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#6 Posted by AweSam (7527 posts) - - Show Bio

I only own a few. I prefer digital.

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#7 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

@sagejonathan said:

Your room = win

thanks! its only cool to comic fans haha

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#8 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

well i was kinda hoping to see more pictures... but whatever i dont care :(

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#9 Posted by RedSteel15 (177 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag: I'll take some pictures!

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#11 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jolt92 said:

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nice! i wish i had those spawn books

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#12 Posted by Deranged Midget (18345 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice collection.

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#14 Posted by Romulus9000 (392 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag: I want to keep this alive, i love what you are doing expect pictures form me tonight at about 11:00. ( i'll be off work then)

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#15 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17179 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jolt92 said:

@zombietag: I'll take some pictures!

Ya I'll take some and put them up here.

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#16 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

wooooooooooot

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#17 Edited by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio
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My graphic novel and manga collections (not including the leaning tower of to-reads!)

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#18 Posted by 2chimcha3 (2302 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd post my collection but it's puny. I have almost half a long box filled and twenty-something volumes of NARUTO (Watched the anime from beginning and began reading on vol.33).

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#19 Edited by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag: Very nice setup and neat idea for a thread.

@FullmetalChobit: Nice! I cheered when I saw Battle Royale.I read the entire run for free thanks to my local library and was pleasantly surprised at the depth of the series. That first bookend is pretty sweet too.

@Jolt92: I like how organized yours is.

I'll post some of mine eventually but it's nowhere near as organized and pretty as the ones pictured so far.

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#20 Posted by gravitypress (2102 posts) - - Show Bio

I have 11 long boxes in the attic.

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#21 Edited by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio

@Queso6p4: Battle Royale is the best! The film, manga and novel are all fantastic and so graphic. These 'Ultimate Editions' were hard to get a hold of but I just had to have them, the artwork is horrific and grim. The Japanese are definitely the masters of horror.

My library's manga and graphic novel section are pretty impressive, thank godness for libraries!

Oh, I want to see what everyone else's collection looks like now, I'm keeping an eye on this thread *thumbs up*

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#22 Edited by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@sagejonathan: There's no shame to be had. There are folks who own tens of thousands so compared to them, all of our collections combined are puny compared to theirs.

@gravitypress: Bring on the pictures!

@FullmetalChobit: Yeah, I'm always torn on which editions of books to buy when I do buy trades and the like as I don't buy them all that often. I saw the Battle Royale movie almost seven years before I cracked open the manga so it was an interesting experience. I've been able to catch up on so much thanks to the library. I'm so f'in glad they're around.

I have one more pic to add to these so I'll do that some time this weekend. I'm in the process of changing all my bags to Mylars so that means less space in the boxes than before. Oh well, it'll be worth it every 5-7 years when I don't "have" to change bags, I suppose.

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#23 Posted by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio

@Queso6p4: I, more often then not, buy the fancy ones, which are a lot of dollar. Which is why we love the FREE library :)

- Just a few comic book boxes then, where do you keep them all?

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#24 Posted by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio

@sagejonathan: Why did you start reading them at Volume 33? I'm only on no 22 at the mo, I'm loving it <3

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#25 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@FullmetalChobit: We have a spare room that serves as the junk/comics/guest room. All of my trades are in the bedroom, though. I definitely plan on investing in trades of past stories and what have you as they're a pretty good deal and seem to be easier to get than individual issues.

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#26 Posted by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio

@Queso6p4: That's what I need: a spare room! Trades are easier to get hold of anyways, I actually quite like the Chronicles that DC does, then you get the origin stories with all the cheesy old artwork :)

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#27 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@FullmetalChobit:Oh yeah, I actually have four or so volumes of the Batman Chronicles and absolutely love them.

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#28 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

@Queso6p4 said:

@sagejonathan: There's no shame to be had. There are folks who own tens of thousands so compared to them, all of our collections combined are puny compared to theirs.

@gravitypress: Bring on the pictures!

@FullmetalChobit: Yeah, I'm always torn on which editions of books to buy when I do buy trades and the like as I don't buy them all that often. I saw the Battle Royale movie almost seven years before I cracked open the manga so it was an interesting experience. I've been able to catch up on so much thanks to the library. I'm so f'in glad they're around.

I have one more pic to add to these so I'll do that some time this weekend. I'm in the process of changing all my bags to Mylars so that means less space in the boxes than before. Oh well, it'll be worth it every 5-7 years when I don't "have" to change bags, I suppose.

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thaaaats a lot of comics. what kinda stuff is in those boxes?

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#29 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag: I'm still waiting for the picture of the 12 long boxes in the attic. They're full of single issues. I have to get a clearer picture of my trades, SW novels,and the like.

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#30 Edited by Glitch_Spawn (17179 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag:

Snooch!
Snooch!
Batman # 132 and Superboy # 84
Batman # 132 and Superboy # 84
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#31 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17179 posts) - - Show Bio
Box of current books a nd a box with ones not so current
Box of current books a nd a box with ones not so current
Some of my recent pulls
Some of my recent pulls
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#32 Posted by FullmetalChobit (228 posts) - - Show Bio

@Glitch_Spawn: Hit-Girl is awesome!! :D

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#33 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@Glitch_Spawn: Very nice! I'm liking these photo close-ups. How do you keep your books sorted?

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#34 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17179 posts) - - Show Bio

@Queso6p4: Somewhat alphabetically

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#35 Posted by johnkmccubbin91 (3897 posts) - - Show Bio

I have 3,000 in 15 boxes will try and get pictures of graphic novel collection which is about somewhere between 100-200 lost count of the,

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#36 Posted by johnkmccubbin91 (3897 posts) - - Show Bio

Graphic novels (sorry for any out of focus taken with camera phone whilst holding a light)

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Some of my favourite comics (some signed)

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#37 Posted by Donovan Montgomery (5752 posts) - - Show Bio
@Queso6p4: I remember when mine were that tidy...... 
@Glitch_Spawn : nice, this was my first complete series.
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#38 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17179 posts) - - Show Bio

@Donovan Montgomery said:

@Queso6p4: I remember when mine were that tidy......
@Glitch_Spawn : nice, this was my first complete series.
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These were among the first comics I ever read.

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#39 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@Donovan Montgomery: What happened? Lol.

@Glitch_Spawn: That's a pretty awesome start.

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#40 Posted by Donovan Montgomery (5752 posts) - - Show Bio
@Queso6p4: I moved...a few times, less room to store them so they all stacked with other boxes :/  except the ones I have out for comicvine purposes......and new issues.
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#41 Edited by Guardiandevil83 (8507 posts) - - Show Bio

@FullmetalChobit said:

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My graphic novel and manga collections (not including the leaning tower of to-reads!)

Awesome Collection. I to don't descriminate on the Manga!

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#42 Edited by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@Donovan Montgomery: Ok. Understood. Moving can wreak havoc on lots of stuff, especially comics. Is it safe to assume the ones for comicvine purposes are for review purposes?

@johnkmccubbin91: Seems like you're the king of trades, thus far.

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#43 Posted by TwistedGamer (79 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish I had an awesome shelves like you guys, I have tons of hard covers and trades and their all just stacked in the floor. My issue collection is lacking and is mostly newer stuff. I'll post pics tomorrow when my new xmen omnibus gets here.

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@Queso6p4 said:

@johnkmccubbin91: Seems like you're the king of trades, thus far.

I get a lot of good deals like I got the entire Robin series for just £60 (about $93) for 183 issues plus I used to buy a trade about once a month and at one point once a week. I mainly get just comics now and trades like DC Earth One's and Marvel Season One's. I will try and get pics of my boxes as I have 14 normal sized and 1 long box most full.

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I just got a copy of these recently after looking for a few years a brilliant read and really one of the best early Punisher stories. The only Punisher series I dont own is the really long one after this and the smaller one after that. Plus great pics man and love the Jay and Silent Bob one

Got to say this is a great thread

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#45 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

i want to see and on here!!

@johnkmccubbin91: thanks!

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#46 Posted by Donovan Montgomery (5752 posts) - - Show Bio
@Queso6p4: reviews and wikis 
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#47 Posted by Violens (546 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn, Taking photo's is hard... Here's my comic collection.... i also hoard records too ;) 

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#48 Posted by zombietag (1675 posts) - - Show Bio

@Violens: super cool! my girlfriend collects records

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#49 Posted by Violens (546 posts) - - Show Bio

@zombietag: thanks! ..... also props to your girlfriend for collecting records! ;)

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#50 Posted by Queso6p4 (1556 posts) - - Show Bio

@Donovan Montgomery: Right on.

@Violens: Niiice!