Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

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Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by cragisnutter » Mon May 19, 2008 1:13 pm

Well, I'm new to the boards and newly returning to the world of comic-dom. I used to read when i was a kid, but it wasn't much, bit of X-Men 90's releases.

Basically i wanna get into things. I recently bought The Essential Avengers Volume 1 and i'm working my way through that. But i wanna read anything and everything Avengers, Dr. Doom and Galactus related (plus any big cool sets you care to think of: Secret Wars, Heralds etc).

Is it worth my trying to go Chronologically, or should i just get things as i find them??

Basically, any help, any ideas are apreciated guys, thx.

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by Starman » Mon May 19, 2008 2:23 pm

cragisnutter wrote:Is it worth my trying to go Chronologically, or should i just get things as i find them??
Get the things as you find them, as you never know when and if you find them again, but when you're re-reading them, read them chronologically, that's adds another dimension to the reading. :)
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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by John Simons » Tue May 20, 2008 10:27 pm

Craig:

I recommend that you pick up the Avengers DVD ROM if it is still in print. Personally, my preferred method of reading comics is not on a computer screen, but really the convenience and price (40+ years worth of comics for under 50 bucks) can't be beat. It's an instant Avengers collection and it won't take up 3 long boxes in your house.

As far as Doom and Galactus go, there's a dual FF/Silver Surfer DVD-Rom out there, as well.
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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by TheDeuce » Wed May 21, 2008 12:06 am

John Simons wrote:Craig:

I recommend that you pick up the Avengers DVD ROM if it is still in print. Personally, my preferred method of reading comics is not on a computer screen, but really the convenience and price (40+ years worth of comics for under 50 bucks) can't be beat. It's an instant Avengers collection and it won't take up 3 long boxes in your house.

As far as Doom and Galactus go, there's a dual FF/Silver Surfer DVD-Rom out there, as well.
i do believe these DVDs are "out of print" now though, so act fast, or miss the train!

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by Col_Fury » Wed May 21, 2008 1:20 am

Secret Wars is one of my all-time favorite Dr. Doom stories. :)

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Starman wrote:Get the things as you find them, as you never know when and if you find them again, but when you're re-reading them, read them chronologically, that's adds another dimension to the reading. :)
Because that's exactly my feelings on the subject.

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by cragisnutter » Wed May 21, 2008 5:09 pm

The guys, some fantastic help there.

Quick additional question:

Anyone tell me a chronological order for the Civil War TPB. I can't find a definitive 1, on various google searches.

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by JephYork » Wed May 21, 2008 10:11 pm

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by cragisnutter » Tue May 27, 2008 1:13 pm

ah, it's like that is it? lol

Well, if anyone can email me or chat to me on msn about it, you're more than welcome to.

You can catch me on craigisnutter@hotmail.co.uk

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by TheDeuce » Tue May 27, 2008 10:45 pm

i'm a big fan of chronological reading. just thought i'd through in on what order to read. as long as you already have a general understand of major events i think this is the best way to go about things.

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by cragisnutter » Sat May 31, 2008 4:46 pm

That is a worry for me, i'm not 100% sure on the 'major events'.

Obviously there is Secret Invasion, as its hard to not know about that atm on various comic reference sites. I know of Secret Wars and got that myself already.

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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by Starman » Sat May 31, 2008 5:14 pm

cragisnutter wrote:That is a worry for me, i'm not 100% sure on the 'major events'.
I found an article on Wikipedia that might help.

Major events of the Marvel Universe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_even ... l_Universe
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Re: Where to Start? (Avengers, Doom, Galactus)

Post by TheDeuce » Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:14 am

Starman wrote:
cragisnutter wrote:That is a worry for me, i'm not 100% sure on the 'major events'.
I found an article on Wikipedia that might help.

Major events of the Marvel Universe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_even ... l_Universe
well done! that should help.

i haven't read as much as many people 'round here, but just kicking around the 'net a bit usually brings me up to speed enough to know what they're talking about if i haven't read the issues in question.

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