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Hey gang - very new to the Stash boards, just started adding my comics.

So how did you start collecting?
While I have a large collection, I consider myself much more of a reader of comics, it is just that I keep so damn many of them :)

How many comics are in collection approximately?
Roughly 600+ trades, OGN's and Hardcovers. My single issues would be somewhere around 5,000 I would suspect. These numbers are way down from where they were int he past, I did several purges over the past several years of things I just was never going to read again or lend out.

What do you like to collect?
Plain and simple I just love tracking down great stories, and am always up for suggestions. I tend to stay away from hardcover treatments, just because of the cost involved, but some of my favorite books on my shelves are hardcovers (The Coffin, Punisher Max, etc)

Currently I am still trying to fill in my Gen 13 collection, which many consider a guilty pleasure, but I just have so many fond memories of that series. Not trying to get everything, just some of the holes in the stuff I want.

Which title/character is most found in your collection?
Punisher and X-Men, although not really a great reflection in the diversity of the type of stuff I read ;) Some of my favorite characters have been members of Gen 13, Blue Beetle, Punisher, Runaways, Jesse Custer, etc.
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Welcome to the site, dude!  We are happy to see a fresh face around the forums.  Feel free to join in on the fun!!

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Hey everyone.  I'm relatively new to the site and thought it was time to say hi and answer the newbie questions.

So How Did You Start Collecting?
I think my story is pretty standard. I collected as a kid (Late 80s, Early 90s), but stopped as I grew older (although I still have the comics).  Last year, a friend and I attended SDCC where I learned all about "The New 52."  I saw this as a great time to jump back in, and have been collecting since.

How Many Comics Are In Your Collection Approximately?
The site says 554.  This included my graphic novels and such but that is a very small portion of my collection (10%).

What Do You Like To Collect?
I've really been hitting the "New 52" stuff pretty hard and enjoying it.  I really like Aquaman, Catwoman, Justice League, Green Lantern, Swamp Thing.  I've been really trying to jump over to Marvel lately but not much has been sticking with me.  Wolverine & The X-Men is okay along with Ultimate Comics: X-Men.  Also, I just read Saga and look forward to reading more of that.

Which Title/Character is Most Found In Your Collection?
I have a lot of early 90s Superman and X-Men.  But my favorite character these days, by far, is Green Lantern (Hal Jordan).  I am really digging Geoff Johns run and have been working to collect and read the whole thing.

Anyway, I'm glad to be here and look forward to interacting with you guys in the future.


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Dex-Starr wrote
Anyway, I'm glad to be here and look forward to interacting with you guys in the future.


Great avatar. Dex-Starr rules.


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A big welcome to you dude!!



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Dex-Starr wrote
  I've been really trying to jump over to Marvel lately but not much has been sticking with me.  Wolverine & The X-Men is okay along with Ultimate Comics: X-Men.





I just started picking up Defenders and really liked it. The new Incredible Hulk is worth a shot as well.


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Heey guys just got me a stashmycomics account so a lot of work yet to
be done

So how did you start collecting?
I was about 10 years old ( so almost 12 years ago) i found my father's
comics at my grandparents house and start reading them eventualy
they gave them to me and so my first small collection had started. From
then on i bought comics on a regular base and am still doing so. I still
visit my local comic store every wednesday.


How many comics are in collection approximately?
It's close to a 1000 single issues and 250 hard covers

What do you like to collect?
Mostly Marvel comics except for a few game based comics and image
comics spawn and the Walking Dead.
I collect a lot of comics by artist so it depends. I'm an art student in the
netherlands so that reflexs in my comic collection ass wel as the
influences of comics in my artwork.


Which title/character is most found in your collection?
I'm an huge fan of both deadpool and spider-man i like the humor in it.
So from new mutants 98 to the most recent deadpool can almost all be
found in my collection ass single issues or as HC.
The amazing spider-man is my moet favorite spidey series so i got a lot
of issues from him ass well.

Asside from the spider-man and deadpool comics i collect events such
ass civil war , secret invasion , dark reign , siege , fear itself and most
recently avengers vs x-men.

And also i collect a lot of avengers based comics such as avengers,
new avengers and captain america his own series






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reklov77 wrote

method89 wrote
Heey guys just got me a stashmycomics account
so a lot of work yet to
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Welcome to the site, man!



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method89 wrote
reklov77 wrote

method89 wrote
Heey guys just got me a stashmycomics account
so a lot of work yet to
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Welcome to the site, man!



Thanks a lot


Yes welcome you'll find a ton of resources here and friendly people.
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MattB wrote

method89 wrote
reklov77 wrote

method89 wrote
Heey guys just got me a stashmycomics account
so a lot of work yet to
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Welcome to the site, man!



Thanks a lot
Yes welcome you'll find a ton of resources here
and friendly people.


I'm sure of that.
And also the stashmycomics site works fine as wel one of the easyest
way to keep track of my comics that i found on the internet.


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Hello my name is Merlins Hairy Wart... or Michael...

I have liked super heroes for a long time movies and shows and toys... but never got hooked on to comics...

I just started cause I have a 13 daughter and she is into super heroes stuff quite a bit and it is something we can fun together with...

She has her own collection as I do mine but we go to the store once a month we hope to change that to twice a month but it all depends on myself since i have some medical issues...

That said it is fun... I am starting to collect a few series... with the new 52 starting I thought it would be a great time to start...

I have started with Nightwing he is one of my favorite characters... Batman cause I found out there will be tie ins with the nightwing series and lets face is Batman pretty badass... Also Started with a Justice league of the new 52 and looking to picking up the flashes new series and going to start Invincible Iron Man and Amazing Spiderman aiming for the volume from 99 to present...
Other than that...video game series of comic books will be another thing I will eye...  Things like Uncharted or Batman Arkham or the Mass effect series...

Other than that... I hope to meet you all on the forum threads... cheers....


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Welcome to the site Mr. Wart!  You win best user name by the way.  What kind of stuff does your daughter enjoy?  You should have a look at the recent interview we did w/ the creator of Princeless.  Great book for young girls!  Go here:

http://www.stashmycomics.com/blog/index.php/2012/04/intervie w-with-2012-eisner-nominee-jeremy-whitley/



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Thanks Chipreece, My daughter is into Young justice and Teen Titans a little bit of Justice league as well as some others.... but mostly teen titans and Young justice. for the comic book collecting but she also like others in movies and animation...

I will pass the link on to her so she can check it out... thanks eh


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Hey Jason right now she is into hunger games like most... but she has more than a few book series on the go right now... so that is good...

She love Artemis and Raven out of the two DC series she likes... Kid Flash she also likes Robin and Spoiler and Batgirl so if you know any good series that would be great as far comic books go...

She really likes the art so the better that is I think the more she will like it....


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Free digital read of Princeless #1
here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/04/20/free-eisner-nominated -
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Since i'm new to the site/forums and came across this
post thought I would follow through :)

So how did you start collecting? As a kid my dad would
buy me a comic book every so often just for fun. When I
hit 6th grade I came across some of those when cleaning
my room and started reading them again. So when I would
be out at the store with my parents I would look at the
magazine racks and began picking up a couple here and
there. At the time the Spider-man series was doing the
whole Ben Reilly clone story with Tom Lyle as artist.
That kinda got me hooked on actually following the
stories. Soon after, my mom surprised me on my b-day by
taking me to the local comic shop and let me pick out
several comics as a b-day gift. While browsing the shop
I learned I could set up a subscription...and the rest,
as they say, is pretty much history.

How many comics are in collection approximately?   At
last count I was about 2200 or so.

What do you like to collect?   Mostly collecting Uncanny
X-men and X-men vol. 2. But I have quite a few Spider-
man issues and other random ones I've picked up over the
years.

Which title/character is most found in your collection?
title would have to be Uncanny X-men. I'm currently
attempting to get the full run, or at least close to it
as possible.
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Welcome to SMC! Thanks for sharing and nice avatar!

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thank you :) always been a fan of the TMNT franchise.
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New to the site and forums and thought I would share.

So how did you start collecting? I have an older brother, and he always collected, and being the typical younger brother, I wanted to do everything he did so I started getting comics and fell in love with them.

How many comics are in your collection? I haven't ever really counted them, but it's got to be at least a thousand.

What do you like to collect? My current goal is to get all the X-Men comics, but as far as ongoings go, it has to be Walking Dead, Invincible and Chew. I like the Image comics.

What title/character is found most in your collection? I definitely have a lot of X-Men comics, the most would probably have to be Uncanny. I have tons of others too.


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So how did you start collecting? 

I had a friend when I was about 9 or 10 who got me into it. Started out on Marvel and Darkhorse.

How many comics are in collection approximately?
Right now I have around 1500 or so

What do you like to collect?
I started collecting Image when they came around and haven't looked back.  Still collect some Marvel, DC and Indy titles
Which title/character is most found in your collection?
I mainly have Spawn in my collection, been a fan since the beginning.


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So how did you start collecting?
I was 10 years old when I accompanied my mother to the village pharmacy one day. Near the prescription counter was a tall spinning rack of comic books. The Punisher #56 for some reason stood out to me. Quesada's cover of the Punisher escaping a prison, running at the viewer's direction, interested me enough to ask my mother to buy that comic for me. That was the beginning for me to the world of comic books.


How many comics are in collection approximately?
Previously, 3000+. Now at 1000+ in a whole new collection. Had to start over after being in a financial jam and having to sell my original collection.

What do you like to collect?
Batman, Silver Age Marvel books, anything with a deep emotional story and/or one that will make you think about the conflict. (ie, Identity Crisis, Civil War), and sometimes a good horror series. (Freaks of the Heartland!)


Which title/character is most found in your collection?
Batman, X-men (mostly Uncanny), Daredevil (silver age, mendis/maleev).

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Howdy new folks!  Always happy to see new faces!

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@audino79  Welcome, also, to SMC!  What was in your original collection, and have you been able to get some of that back?

Well, started collection in the late 80's, so aside from every #1 that came out when you blinked in the early 90's, the gimmick covers and Image putting the words "blood" "death" etc in every title, I had mostly X-Men. I had very very little DC. Couldn't stand anything besides Batman. I was a big key issue collector as well. Had lots of key ASMs, UXM (claremont, namely), and the here and there keys, like Ms Marvel 18, Secret Wars 8, Nyx 3 (I wish I still had that one).

I rebought some of the books I had. I loved a few of the Crossgen titles like Sojourn and Scion. My Sojourn run is once again complete and Scion is almost there. I was smart enough to save some of my absolute favorite reads thinking I may regret getting rid of *everything* so there isn't too much I have to re-purchase that I miss!

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@Vladimer:  It's been so long since I read 50.  I don't know if it would be a good stopping point or not.  100 would probably be a good one or 185.  I took a hiatus from collecting for about 10 years so I'm missing some issues, 130-184.  I don't really know what happens there, just bits and pieces. 

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Hi, I'm new here. Call me Ron (it is a girl's name.  A lot of times I get mistaken for a guy because of the name). 

How did you start collecting?

I collected here and there when I was little but by college I really got into it because an english teacher recommended a comic book shop to me in the place I lived.  Haven't looked back ever since.

How many comics are in your collection approximately?

192 comics and 14 graphic novels

What do you like to collect?

I am a big Superman fan.  Recently actor Chad Michael Murray came out with his first graphic novel so I have it and plan to collect anything else he writes.

Which title/character is most found in your collection?

You can mostly find Superman in my collection with Green Arrow coming in second.  I'm more of a DC girl so I do have some Batman, Legion, JLA, and Flash but those aren't as big as my Superman collection.

 

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Thanks.  And yeah I've been reading Action Comics & Superman of the New 52.  I am a huge fan of them.  Sometimes I go back and forth between favorites but I think I like AC a bit more because it's got a cool kind of edge to it.
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So how did you start collecting?
Just realized that I had more than a couple comic books and
never got rid of them

How many comics are in collection approximately?
Including manga and trades around 400 volumes/issues

What do you like to collect?
X-Men, Spider-Man, Batman, Batgirl and Venom

Which title/character is most found in your collection?
Venom and Rorouni Kenshin
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CrazedOtakuStew wrote
So how did you start collecting?
Just realized that I had more than a couple comic books and
never got rid of them

How many comics are in collection approximately?
Including manga and trades around 400 volumes/issues

What do you like to collect?
X-Men, Spider-Man, Batman, Batgirl and Venom

Which title/character is most found in your collection?
Venom and Rorouni Kenshin

Welcome to the site!  We've been working hard at updating the Manga in our database, but there still may be titles we are missing.  Feel free to submit anything you can't find, so that we can get it in the database for you!



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  Hey guys I'm new to the sight but have been collecting for a very long time.  Started as a kid when my mom bought me and my brother a comic at the grocery store to shut us up, way back in the eighties.   Been a fan ever since.  Have thousands in my collectionand it only keeps growing!  I have mostly X-men but read a number of other things fairly regularly.  My favorite is an original psylocke I had drawn by J. Scott Campbell at a local  comic store.  Also got a couple of Spider-man issues signed! I ndon't get to go to conventions so this one is really cool to me, especially afterr getting tpo talk to him for a bit.         &n bsp;         &n bsp;         &n bsp;         &n bsp; 

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Hello, my name is Robby and I am new to the site. I wanted to find a place
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