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American Comic Books

Postby Formosa Fitness » 29 Jan 2011, 20:26

Yes, I searched and found only a thread from 2003. All the links were dead. I'm looking for American comic books for my boy. No, not the Japanese junk. There used to be a store over near Shi-Da but he packed up and closed last year. Any other places?
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Re: American comic books

Postby lostinasia » 29 Jan 2011, 22:41

Formosa Fitness wrote:I'm looking for American comic books for my boy. No, not the Japanese junk.

Page One used to have a small collection of English-language graphic novels/ comic books: Sandman, Sin City, Batman, Watchmen... the stuff I noticed may not be appropriate for a young child, but then again, I probably wouldn't have noticed the material that would be appropriate. All I know is that I gave up looking for "Y: The Last Man" and just ordered it instead, and since then I haven't looked in that section.

I'm not sure if those are still there. That particular corner was no longer dedicated to English-language material last week, but it may have moved somewhere else in the store. (They're shuffled sections around: travel at the front, cooking where travel used to be...)
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Re: American comic books

Postby kaikai34 » 29 Jan 2011, 22:51

Airport bookstore has the hulk, spidey, xmen, and the Simpson... I know the last one isn't a real comic book, but it's kinda close.
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Re: American comic books

Postby ThreadKiller » 30 Jan 2011, 02:30

As lostinasia said, there are some at Page One in the magazine section.

I'm not sure how old your boy is, but I am assuming you aren't looking for graphic novels. Nevertheless, this section will have Tintin amd Asterix, and other gems.
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Re: American comic books

Postby MilkTeaJack » 30 Jan 2011, 07:30

The only REAL comics are Archie comics. All the rest are cape and cowl nonsense. Now, get off my lawn!
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Re: American comic books

Postby Namahottie » 30 Jan 2011, 12:07

I got a bunch of X-Men in decent, good and great condition. If you're serious, pm me.
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American Comic Books in Taiwan?

Postby dashgalaxy86 » 22 Feb 2011, 17:21

Is there anywhere in Taipei with a good selection of US comic books?
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Re: American Comic Books in Taiwan?

Postby Belgian Pie » 22 Feb 2011, 17:42

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Re: American Comic Books in Taiwan?

Postby jimipresley » 22 Feb 2011, 17:46

Could you be more specific? What's an "American comic book"? Archie?
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Re: American Comic Books in Taiwan?

Postby dashgalaxy86 » 22 Feb 2011, 18:13

Well, for one thing, Batman Beyond is the specific series I'm after.
Internet could also mean one of two things: ordering, via amazon or subscription (quite pricey), or illegally downloading via torrent. I prefer to buy it in person if at all possible.
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