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Puffy Treat
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A fairly good, diverse spread of titles and genres this year. From mature readers autobiographical indie comics to a new Jughead story...and everything in between.

Favorite out of the books I got: Owly and Friends 2008 Sampler

I swear, Andy Runton creates the most appealing all-ages comics in the universe. [Cool]

The loser:

Marvel, who decided that their free Iron Man/Hulk comic would be filled with nothing but ads for upcoming Hulk and Iron Man comics. Way to tell instead of show. [Wink]

Cool weird longbox find: A complete run of Tailgunner Jo, the bizarre experimental 1980s comicbook series about a cyborg assasin who happens to have a ten year old girl and a kingdom of talking animals living in his brain.

It was a bit ahead of its time. [Big Grin]

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Sophie loves Owly. I just wish Runton actually published on something resembling a regular schedule.
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Puffy Treat
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Yeah. It was two years between Just a Little Blue and A Time to Be Brave.

Still, the quality makes it more than worth it. [Smile]

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I want the Maximum ride one.
But I have no money to go out.

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I got a huge stack of free comics today. Haven't read them all yet, but here are my favorites so far:

Kid Houdini and the Silver Dollar Misfits: Fun concept, sort of Scooby Doo-ish, but better then Scooby! Like the artwork too. The other story was good too. Though Houdini was better.

Drafted: Its great to see a cool sci-fi concept like this in comics!

Atomic Robo: Another cool sci-fi concept. Wackier then Drafted though. Man, both of these comics I'd like to collect. Too bad I don't have the money too. lol.

Amelia Rules!: Ok, I've only read one story from this so far, but it was really good. All ages books should be like this!

EC Comics: VERY cool. Only read the first story so far, but this is a neat book!

Graphics Illistrated: Same as EC!

And...oh man the list goes on and on. So many GREAT free comics this year!! Haven't read all my books yet though, but I can't wait too.

So-So:

Where's Image this year?! They didn't have a free comic!! Or did I miss it?

Ya, the Hulk/Iron Man book could have been better, BUT Marvel did release an Iron Marvel Adventures book and an X-men book too. Haven't read them yet, so I don't know how they are.

Oh and DC with All-Star Superman #1? I like it, but I already have it (and imagine alot of other people do too). DC should have released something new here!

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The Dabel Bros preview didn't have any OSC in it, but OSC did write the intro to one of the "how to do comics" comics.
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The theater I went to yesterday to see Iron Man was actually giving out the free comic book day books (they had worked with some local comic shop). I got the Marvel Adventures story with Iron Man, Hulk, and Spider-Man. It was the best of the ones I saw that they were giving out. I haven't read it yet though.
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