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Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:26 AM
??

i have been in the mood for a new superhero comic lately

Doc Randy
05-14-2007, 10:34 AM
I don't know if I would call it a superhero book. It is more of a sci-fi book.
And it is pretty darn good.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:36 AM
I don't know if I would call it a superhero book. It is more of a sci-fi book.
And it is pretty darn good.

you guys publish it, right?

Lab-Rat
05-14-2007, 10:37 AM
I liked it. Thought it was very well done.

Like RandyOni said...it's not to much of a Superhero book. I'd classify it as a Sci-Fi Thriller.

Supposedly it's been optioned for a movie. The books would translate very well, me thinks. Could be good if given to the right director.

Ziolko
05-14-2007, 10:38 AM
I read the first two issues but kind of lost interest. If you want a superhero book I'd try either Superfuckers or Street Angel if you haven't picked either up yet.

Lab-Rat
05-14-2007, 10:38 AM
you guys publish it, right?


Actually I think it was Top Shelf.

Doc Randy
05-14-2007, 10:40 AM
you guys publish it, right?

Nope. That would be Top Shelf. :)

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:41 AM
Nope. That would be Top Shelf. :)

really?
never would have expected a serialized sci-fi book from a "creative team" from them


you guys doing any superhero-ish comics of note at the moment?

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:42 AM
I read the first two issues but kind of lost interest. If you want a superhero book I'd try either Superfuckers or Street Angel if you haven't picked either up yet.

have street angel, some of the last floppies i bought

charlie
05-14-2007, 10:42 AM
Definitely not a super-hero book, but well worth the read. You did know this was a 5-issue mini and not ongoing, right?

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:46 AM
Definitely not a super-hero book, but well worth the read. You did know this was a 5-issue mini and not ongoing, right?

ah
in that case i'll wait for the trade

Jono
05-14-2007, 10:47 AM
the first issue was very good, but it kind of went downhill from there IMO...

Jono
05-14-2007, 10:48 AM
ah
in that case i'll wait for the trade

The trade's been out for a while...

James Patrick
05-14-2007, 10:50 AM
Nope. That would be Top Shelf. :)

Strange. I thought it was an Oni, too. It just feels like an Oni book (compliment).

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 10:52 AM
The trade's been out for a while...

damn
i;m really out of the loop

Andreas
05-14-2007, 11:12 AM
I haven't read THE SURROGATES yet.

As for superhero books, the latest Previews (May 2007) lists a new 5-issue SABRE series by Don McGregor (MAY073378, 48pgs, b&w, $4.99, Desperado Publishing) and a new 4-issue NEXUS series by Mike Baron and Steve Rude (MAY073691, 32pgs, FC, $2.99, Rude Dude Productions). Rude illustrated a story in HARLAN ELLISON'S DREAM CORRIDOR VOL. 2 and he's as good as he has ever been.

And if you haven't picked up CASANOVA by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba (Image), the first trade/hc is scheduled to ship next week.

Andreas

greg donovan
05-14-2007, 11:16 AM
the guys over at ICR loved it.

http://www.indycomicreview.com/AllReviews/TheSurrogates/tabid/550/Default.aspx

one of the few books that they all gave 5 stars.

Ziolko
05-14-2007, 11:30 AM
Do you have Project: Superior, published by Adhouse? That would be right up your alley.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 11:36 AM
Do you have Project: Superior, published by Adhouse? That would be right up your alley.

yes indeed
i liked it, but there were a few too many segments that took a lot of cheap shots at super hero fans.

Ziolko
05-14-2007, 11:46 AM
yes indeed
i liked it, but there were a few too many segments that took a lot of cheap shots at super hero fans.

Well I'm not help at all then, am I? :)

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 11:47 AM
Well I'm not help at all then, am I? :)

no usually, no

but you're pretty
that helps

Ziolko
05-14-2007, 12:22 PM
no usually, no

but you're pretty
that helps

It must be my new aftershave conditioner. So smoooooooth!

Olivier E.
05-14-2007, 12:26 PM
I highly recommend it, it was one of my new favorite indie comics of the past 2 years.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
05-14-2007, 01:52 PM
It must be my new aftershave conditioner. So smoooooooth!

*rubs*

andrew french
05-14-2007, 03:04 PM
i like All Star Superman a bunch.

i thought about trying the surrogates, but i just forgot about the book entirely.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
11-13-2007, 02:05 PM
And if you haven't picked up CASANOVA by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba (Image), the first trade/hc is scheduled to ship next week.

Andreas

tell me about it

copypastepuke
11-13-2007, 02:08 PM
tell me about itit rules. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casanova_%28comic_series%29)

copypastepuke
11-13-2007, 02:11 PM
here is a fun little interview too http://www.comicbookresources.com/news/newsitem.cgi?id=9663

Jacob Lyon Goddard
11-13-2007, 06:50 PM
thanks

Adam Witt
11-13-2007, 06:53 PM
You should really check out David Yurkovich's 'Less Than Heroes' if you're looking for something slick and superheroy. From the nice folks at Top Shelf:

http://www.amazon.com/Less-Than-Heroes-David-Yurkovich/dp/1891830511/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1195012374&sr=8-2

Adrian B AWESOME
11-13-2007, 07:15 PM
Oh God Goddard, you need to be reading Casanova.

I'll put it this way: It's the way I'd imagine your life if you were a time-travelling secret agent.