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Which comic would you choose if there could only be one?

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I had a dream last night where 2000AD announced its last issue (similar to the way CLiNT did) and I was like losing a friend as I been getting the comic for the majority of my life. Luckily it was a dream and I woke up a happy man.

However, it did make me ponder the question: "Which existing comic would you choose if there could only be one?"

My answer: Toxic!














LOL! Only joking, of course it would be 2000AD. :D
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Re: Which comic would you choose if there could only be one?

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BIMBO

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Bimbo? As in the DCT comic published in the sixties and early seventies, ISPY?

Nope. It has to be a comic that is currently in print though it doesn't have to be British.
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Yotsuba&!

It's the only comic I know that has beautiful art and consistantly leaves me feeling happy.
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Commando.

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2000AD. I've been buying it since 1977 and it's never let me down.

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Oor Wullie/Broons books.

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stevezodiac wrote:Commando.
stevezodiac wrote:Oor Wullie/Broons books.
Tut, tut, Steve. :roll:

You can only have one choice.
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Difficult choice now - but I'll go for the Broons/Oor Wullie. Shame its no longer printed as a cut out and fold Fun Section.

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I only buy Panini/Titan reprints regularly (and Strip if thats possible) and Commando irregularly. Still, I'd probably go for 2000AD. Unfortunately, it's moved a long way from me now but I'm still pleased it exists. Maybe one day it will go back to being exciting as an installment, rather than having to read a number of issues to get something from it.

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starscape wrote:I only buy Panini/Titan reprints regularly (and Strip if thats possible) and Commando irregularly. Still, I'd probably go for 2000AD. Unfortunately, it's moved a long way from me now but I'm still pleased it exists. Maybe one day it will go back to being exciting as an installment, rather than having to read a number of issues to get something from it.
A lot of comics are like that now. I read Ultimate Spider-Man once a year because that way I reckon I can get to read a whole story.
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I had a look at early Yotsuba&! pages and I understand why it would have that effect, Marionette. I'll load up some more, as I enjoyed what I read.
However, if I have to choose one title, it would be The Phantom - the Frew publication, as it's the only way I can understand the Scandinavian created stories, and they have now reprinted all the original strips in their complete form. And I'm a Phan.

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The Beano.

Even though I no longer buy it every issue (unlike 2000 AD, Judge Dredd Megazine, Viz and far too many US titles) it was the first comic I fell in love with, and it's the last remaining "traditional" children's weekly.

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Marionette wrote:
starscape wrote:I only buy Panini/Titan reprints regularly (and Strip if thats possible) and Commando irregularly. Still, I'd probably go for 2000AD. Unfortunately, it's moved a long way from me now but I'm still pleased it exists. Maybe one day it will go back to being exciting as an installment, rather than having to read a number of issues to get something from it.
A lot of comics are like that now. I read Ultimate Spider-Man once a year because that way I reckon I can get to read a whole story.
I feel that way about Marvel and DC Comics. So I tend to buy the graphic novels rather than try to collect individual issues. Of course I do have an exception - The Incredible Hulks. But that is Panini and not the original US comics.
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2000 AD (1977-), Judge Dredd Megazine (1990-), Spaceship Away (2003-), Commando (2013-), Doctor Who: TFTTC (2016-), MAD (2016-), Deadpool Unleashed (2017-), Marvel Legends (2017-), Batman: TOTDK (2020-), The77 (2020-).

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Re: Which comic would you choose if there could only be one?

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Viz, easily.

I would've said the Beano, but it's really not for me anymore (and I know I'm not the intended market, so that's fine). It'd be a shame to see it go, sure, but we're being selfish here by only picking one, and Viz is the one for me!
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