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It's not as bad as the nippled Batman & Robin.

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@lisabug said:

Hi,

I'm wanting to start reading comics but I don't really know where to start. I really like Marvel and I love the Captain America films, so I was thinking about starting with that but I can't seem to find reprints of the first few comics and I don't know if there's anywhere better to start.

If anyone could help me out I'd really appreciate it.

Captain America: Man out of time (a great re-imagining of this origin story by Mark Waid) Then Ed Brubaker's Winter Soldier- in fact Brubaker's entire run is fantastic.

As for not really knowing where to start. Just start reading about characters that interest you and-after a little wiki reading-things will start falling into place. :)

My personal favorite CA story is The Captain. Gruenwald wrote some really good stuff.

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@darkbeam said:

have you read Grant Morrisions JLA? Or Geoff Johns Teen Titans?

I have read JLA. Not a fan of Johns or the Titans.

Two words: Green Arrow.

Seriously, from what I hear, the first few issues wheren't that great, but since they changed out the creative team it's been fantastic, IMO.

I am going to try it out. I liked his Animal Man run very much. Liked it more than Morrison's original run even as it felt more like a horror than a superhero book.

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Image has some pretty good comics. I'm sure you've heard of Walking Dead and that's published by Image. Then there's stuff like Chew, Saga, Invincible, Fatale, etc. Image is really a very solid brand right now.

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@holyk: For Batman i recommend Batman & Dracula: Red Rain it's really quite good.

As for pre-52 have you read Secret Six or 52 both are fantastic.

I've actually been trying to get my hands on the trades Vampire and the 4 volumes of 52 but they're out of print. It's annoying how much stuff DC has let go out of print.

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As Conway explained when he killed off Gwen Stacy,

Conway explained that Gwen and Peter were a "perfect couple", but taking that relationship to the next level (i.e. marriage or at least Peter revealing his secret identity to her) would "betray everything that Spider-Man was about", i.e. personal tragedy and anguish as root of Peter's life as Spider-Man

Also this

http://io9.com/whose-life-sucks-more-spider-man-or-daredevil-514104604

claims Daredevil's life sucks more.

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Not me.

Does P=NP?

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Pick a superhero to have sex with, marry, and kill.

Mine would be Ms. Marvel, Sue Storm, She-Hulk.

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@brolytard1337 said:

I've got about twenty bucks on my card to spare on comics. I plan to spend it wisely. I was thinking about picking up the brand new first issue of Amazing Spiderman, but I'm also interested in that new Hulk series that's out.

How about the DC comics too? I hear the new watchmen novel that's coming out might be good.

Do you viners have any recommendations?

Amazing Spider-Man #1 is just ok. Daredevil #2 is good though. Also hearing a lot of good things about Detective Comics #30.

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@redlantern23: @holyk: You're missing out, I'd give it another shot if I were you. Unless of course you don't care about the MCU in general in which case I guess you shouldn't.

Well I read the comics. Does that count?