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Apparently Adam West was in an episode of Powerless before he died. Which begs the question: Was this show so bad it killed him?


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In my medical opinion: yes


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It's the time of month where we go back in time and look at the sales for last month.

Marvel brought in the most dollars. Even though it seems like nearly everyone hated The Secret Empire, the first book still sold more than anything else. Will be interesting to see if it goes down in the following months.

Looking at the charts, Marvel's strategy of releasing a bunch of books with #1 on the cover is working. Marvel had 6 books in the top 10, DC had 3, and Image had 1. To battle the barrage of first issues from Marvel, DC was able to stay in the Top Ten with their Batman/Flash crossover event "The Button". The power of Watchmen is strong in 2017. Images only book in the top ten was The Walking Dead, coming in at #10.

The other publishers don't even show up until IDW lands a spot at 95 with Neil Gaiman's American Gods issue 3.

Check out the data attached. It's got some interesting, exciting, and disappointing information.

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I only got two book this week that were just released, but I did pick up a haul of older books also.

For the new ones I got Black Cloud #3, and Rose #3. I've posted their synopsis here before, but if you want to learn more here are some links.



Now to list the big haul.

Youngblood Vol 1 Issues 0, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

What The ~~!? Issue 23

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Was supposed to be a reply to >>775

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>Dark Days The Forge #1

>Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV. Art by Jim Lee & Various. Cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. DARKNESS COMES TO THE DC UNIVERSE WITH THE MYSTERY OF THE FORGE! Aquaman, The Flash and more of DC's pantheon of heroes suspect Batman of hiding a dark secret that could threaten the very existence of the multiverse! It's an epic that will span generations-but how does it connect to the origins of one of DC's most legendary heroes? The great comics event of summer 2017 is about to begin courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion III and illustrated by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.! You do not want to miss this one! RATED T Cover price $4.99.
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>Nightwing Vol. 2 TPB

>Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Back to Bludhaven!" Collects Nightwing (2016) #9-15. Written by Tim Seeley. Art by Marcio Takara, Minkyu Jung, and Marcus To. Cover by Marcus To. Nightwing takes off for the city of Blüdhaven, hoping to find a fresh start. Instead, he finds foes who've waited years for payback against the one-time Boy Wonder as a serial killer stalks the streets, framing him for crimes he didn't commit. Softcover, 168 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.


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>Mother Russia #1

>Story, Art and Cover by Jeff McComsey. One baby. One rifle. Two million zombies! As a zombie apocalypse breaks out in WWII, a Soviet sniper risks her life to protect an innocent baby boy. Created by New York Times-bestselling author and artist Jeff McComsey. The smash hit is now on newsprint! Cover price $1.50.


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>Trespasser #1

>Written by Justin M. Ryan. Art and Cover by Kristian Rossi. After a devastating war ruins the air and food supply for most of the world, Hector and his daughter Maria struggle to survive. But when a strange visitor crash lands in the forest, Hector will go to unspeakable lengths to protect his child. Printed on newsprint! Cover price $1.50.


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>Hawkman By Geoff Johns (Deluxe Edition) TPB

>Collects Hawkman (2002-2006 4th Series) #1-14 and Hawkman Secret Files (2002). Written by Geoff Johns and James Robinson. Art by Rags Morales, Michael Bair, Patrick Gleason, Christian Alamy, DON KRAMER, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, PRENTIS ROLLINS, DENNIS JANKE, TIM TRUMAN, and MICK GRAY. Painted cover by Andrew Robinson. Geoff Johns' epic run on Hawkman reinvents the winged warrior as Carter Hall and Kendra Saunders unravel the mysteries within the southern epicenter called St. Roch, travel to exotic lands and battle creatures and villains of ancient and new myth! Softcover, 376 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.


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>Betty and Veronica #3

>Story, Art and Cover by Adam Hughes. All Heck breaks loose in Riverdale as 'Betty Versus Veronica' reaches its combustible conclusion! Divided by Pops' Chocklit Shoppe being bought out by Big Coffee, the forces of Team Betty and Team Veronica clash at the Halloween dance. It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world as Betty and Veronica finally face off in a street fight that Sonny Chiba would envy. Betty has the strength of 11 small girls but Ronnie has the reach of an NBA All-Star-who will win? Who will lose? Will there be sniffling? The streets of Riverdale run red under the rockets' red glare (literally; this isn't just hype to get you to order) and no one will ever be the same (slight use of hyperbole there)! Cover price $3.99.

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Apparently, the cause of death was Leukemia. West died yesterday, June 9th, and news just got in.


I don't know about anyone else, but West was my batman growing up. 60s batman reruns were what got me into batman as a lad.



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RIP in peace
The best Batman


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RIP Adam West. The best Spider-Man.


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Don't forget he voiced the character Adam West as the character from the 60's TV show Catman in the animated TV show Fairy Oddparents.

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>Gwar Orgasmageddon #1

>Writer: Maguire, Matt

>Artist: Sawyer, Jonathan Brandon

>Cover Artist: Sawyer, Jonathan Brandon

>From the depths of outer space to the frozen wasteland of Antarctica, punk rock and heavy metal's most shocking and blasphemous band of intergalactic blood spewing alien monsters has returned to kill everything and respect nothing in the pages of GWAR: Orgasmageddon! Banished to the past by the cold and calculating Mr. Perfect, the heroes of GWAR trample through time like a deranged Bill and Ted on bath salts - antics ensue as they stomp and smash and shape human history to what we accept as our current reality. Co-written by GWAR themselves and Matt Miner (Toe Tag Riot, Critical Hit), GWAR: Orgasmageddon is a love letter to comics, grindhouse movies, and heavy metal - sure to appeal to the most die-hard fan and the comics fanboy/fangirl intrigued by the prospect of social awareness drowned in geysers of blood and alien goo.
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>Dark Knight III Master Race #9 (of 9)

>Writer: Miller, Frank

>Artist: Kubert, Andy

>Cover Artist: Kubert, Andy

>The epic conclusion to DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE is here from the all-star creative team of Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson! This is Earth's last stand. Quar's Kryptonian Army has conquered the planet, but Batman and his allies don't believe the world is beyond saving. They'll rally once more against Quar and save the world or die trying.


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Reborn. Cannibal. Youngblood. Day of the Dead.

3 from Image and 1 from Zenescope. No love for the others this week.

Cannibal #6
>Written by Brian Buccellato and Jennifer Young. Art and Cover by Matias Bergara. Grady and Louise must deal with the ramifications of Danny's escape from prison as Cash comes to grips with Jolene's fate. Cover price $3.99.

Reborn #6
>Written by Mark Millar. Art by Greg Capullo & Various. Cover by Greg Capullo. MINI-SERIES FINALE! The big finale of the smash-hit MILLAR-CAPULLO series REBORN is here. The action-packed climax sees Bonnie taking revenge on past enemies and finding her husband Harry, with Big Tom and Roy-Boy by her side. Cover price $5.99.

Youngblood #2
>Written by Chad Bowers. Art and Cover by Jim Towe. 'YOUNGBLOOD REBORN,' Part Two The 'Blood is back, baby! But for how long? Shaft arrives in Baltimore with a warning for the team of rookie heroes calling themselves 'Youngblood,' but will it fall on deaf ears? Meanwhile, President Die Hard meets with the architects of the popular Help! app and struggles with just how far he's willing to go to protect the country. All this, plus Badrock keeping secrets? Seriously, Badrock…already? What the hell, dude, it's only the second issue? Cover price $3.99.

Day of the Dead #5
>Written by Dawn P. Marquez. Art and Cover by Allan Otero. The Order of Tarot's plan comes to fruition, transforming Mary into her new persona…the powerful and dark Mystere. The Order's plan is for her to be the new Queen of Pentacles and only Talisman can stop them. Unfortunately Judgment has a different idea…and that's for him to be the King of Pentacles at Mary's side, carrying out Tarot's plan to rule the world. Cover price $3.99.


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>Babyteeth #1

>Written by Donny Cates

>Art and Cover by Garry Brown

>NEW SERIES! Sadie Ritter is sixteen years old, nine months pregnant, and scared out of her sweet nerdy mind. Having a baby that young is tough, but with the support of her loving family behind her, everything should be okay. OH YEAH, and also her baby is the antichrist and it's going to break open the barriers between the earthly and demonic planes and unleash eternal suffering to all of humankind. Other than that, though…should be fine. From the writer of Buzzkill, Paybacks, Redneck and the break-out hit God Country comes a pulse-pounding new series with art from THE REVISIONIST's Garry Brown! Cover price $3.99.


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>Iceman #1

>Written by Sina Grace.

>Art by Alessandro Vitti and Leonard Kirk.

>Cover by Kevin Wada.

>Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most. But while reflecting on what he's accomplished over the years, he realizes that the legacy he's built is a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships. Not only that, but now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream and he's more put together than Bobby ever was: already a world-class hero in his own right, but also totally comfortable in his own skin, complete with a relationship with a handsome Inhuman to boot. In this new ongoing series penned by Sina Grace (Burn the Orphanage, Self-Obsessed) and drawn by Alessandro Vitti (SECRET WARRIORS), Bobby realizes that the time is never or now, and sets out to build a life and legacy he can be proud of…and be the best ICEMAN he can be! Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.



Picke dup Baby Teeth today, as well as some books released previously.

Spookhouse Stories #4

and Shadows on the Grave… not sure what number, but it's a collection of short horror stories from Darkhorse.

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Have any of you seen this yet? I saw that it's getting good reviews, but how good could it POSSIBLY be? I know for sure it's not better than the 2009 one, and it's a wonder woman movie set in WW1.

I have absolutely no clue why the reviews are so high. Are the critics biased? Is rottentomatoes? Is it just women? I didn't even know the movie was fucking out since no one I know has seen it.
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tbh these are some weird generalizations


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Maybe it's not a conspiracy and it's just an entertaining movie


I'm going to see it soon And report back


But it was made by the same people who produced the movie where superman snaps someone's neck and then breaks down crying.


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Sounds like the right people for the job


This actually looks sort of…. really good.

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>Secret Empire #3

>Marvel: May 31, 2017 Writer: Nick Spencer Art: Andrea Sorrentino Cover: Mark Brooks

>Cover Price: $3.99 UPC: 75960608662700311 Diamond ID: MAR170915 GCIN: 970487

>Under constant attack from wave after wave of invading Chitauri aliens, Captain Marvel and the deep space task force under her command is waging a war of attrition - one they may not be able to survive! And back on Earth, things aren't looking too rosy for Hawkeye and his band of renegade heroes, either! But don't worry -THE SECRET EMPIRE WILL AVENGE YOU! Rated T+
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>Saga #43

>Image: May 31, 2017 Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Art: Fiona Staples Cover: Fiona Staples

>Cover Price: $0.25 UPC: 70985301166804311 Diamond ID: MAR170720 GCIN: 970248

>NEW STORY ARC BEGINS FOR JUST 25 CENTS!!! SAGA returns monthly with a brave new direction, and to celebrate Image's 25th Anniversary, this full-sized issue costs just 25 cents! In a perfect jumping-on point for first-time readers, Hazel and her star-crossed parents embark on a thrilling new adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe.


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These are the books I picked up today.



I should have listed them out for ease.

>Previews #345

>Dollface #5
>Zombie Kid Diaries - Playing Dead
>Marvel Previews
>Lady Mechanika Vol 3
>The Old Guard #4
>Comic Legal Defense Fund Vol 2 # 2
>Royal City #3
>The Circle #5
>Black Cloud #2
>Cannibal #5
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Is that your pull?


Some of it. Some is just off the rack, or something that caught my interest. I don't really have a pull list, I find that I forget to cancel shitty books when I have a pull list.

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And Katy Perry is ludicrously popular. Some people enjoy it, others expect something with more substance. It's not hard to comprehend different people want different things.


Nice cop-out.


>some people like stuff others don't

i laff'd


>implying "it doesn't matter if people like it, it's still bad for no reason" isn't a cop out
Why don't you just go back to reading serious pretentious comics for serious pretentious people like yourself?


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I was going to say "inb4 he thinks we are the same person" but he beat me to it.

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