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Batman, The Flash – The Button Quick Review

Posted in I’d Rather Watch Paint Dry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 10, 2019 by getbent57

In this weeks video for the YouTube Channel, I’d Rather Watch Paint Dry, have a quick review.  First seen The Button back in 2017 in a hardcover. They are nice but the price is too high for me. This is why I like to collect trades in paperback form. A few weeks back while in a book store seen they had copies in paperback so bought a copy. Here is my quick review on it.  Which you can see  > here or below.

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Watchmen Paperback

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2019 by getbent57

Watchmen_PaperbackWith the new HBO Watchman TV show started (October 20, 2019) decided to re-read the Watchman trade paperback.  Bought this in 2008 before the movie came out in 2009.  Like what I read and then the movie was out.  Enjoyed that even more.  Still think it is the best comic book movie every made.  Years later they put out Before Watchmen comics.  Never read them but very much want to.  Now DC Comics has a cross over event the this classic with the DC universe, called Doomsday Clock.  Plan to get my hands on that as well.  If you never read his story you should.  There are a bunch of different version out there but the story is still the same.

Before Watchmen Omnibus

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 2, 2019 by getbent57

Before_Watchmen_OmnibusMay years about heard about a spin off comics books for Watchmen.  Which on of the most famous graphic novels.  They made an awesome movie based off it back in 2009.  This happens to be one of my all time favourite movies.  These spins offs are prequels under the name Before Watchmen.  There are nine books with one to six issues.  Have known about the trade paperbacks for while.  All most bought a few.  It was just I wanted to them all.  It was hard to track all them down.  Now I have read about the Before Watchmen Omnibus.  This collects all the books and turning them into on giant one.  Amazon.ca has it.  The thing is they are asking $100.00.  Am sure if you add up the price of all the trades it would equal out to be the same.  Will keep on eye on it.  There might be a price drop at some point.

Before Watchmen

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , on February 10, 2012 by getbent57

BeforeWatchmen Just heard there will be more Watchmen comics coming out.  Being called Before Watchmen.  You can read the press release > here.  Think this is a cool idea.  The seven series books, broken into four to six issues are prequel to the Watchmen graphic novel.  Not sure when they will start coming out but I think the summer-ish.  Would like to get them but I think I will hold out until they are all put together in one book.  Love the Watchmen so looking forward to checking them out.  Below is the break down of the issues.

  • RORSCHACH (4 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: Lee Bermejo
  • MINUTEMEN (6 issues) – Writer/Artist: Darwyn Cooke
  • COMEDIAN (6 issues) – Writer: Brian Azzarello. Artist: J.G. Jones
  • DR. MANHATTAN (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artist: Adam Hughes
  • NITE OWL (4 issues) – Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artists: Andy and Joe Kubert
  • OZYMANDIAS (6 issues) – Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Jae Lee
  • SILK SPECTRE (4 issues) – Writer: Darwyn Cooke. Artist: Amanda Conner