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Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Ours is essentially a tragic age
Poster. Seriously. If I'm asking for a poster of an Alex Ross cover, it must clearly be his finest work ever.
Del Rey is releasing a manga tie-in to the Phoenix Wright video games. I suspect this will fall into my "where were you two years ago when I still had people asking for Phoenix Wright manga" category when I do the manga order...
Oh, I hope that's not the actual cover...
While I wait, ever so patiently, for the latest Pogo reprint series to begin, I suppose I will have to content myself with a collection of fairly uncommon Walt Kelly comics material...
Actual thoughts that go into ordering manga:
"Legend of Zelda comics! Finally! After years and years and years of constantly being asked for the damn things, we'll finally be able to sell some! "... "Oh, crap, it's manga, not the Acclaim comics. Oh well. One copy for the shelf it is, then. The people who keep asking for it wouldn't be caught dead buying manga."
The Classic Marvel Figurine Collection has four different figures solicited this month. I've yet to be tempted to buy any of the figures. I would, however, almost certainly buy the whole series of DC figures. That is, if Diamond bothered to carry them.
I don't recommend putting this on your desk at work.
"Hey Bob..." "Yeah Stu?" "You know what the single most annoying thing about gamers is?" "The smell?" "Apart from that." "Their tendency to speak in nothing but Monty Python quotes?" "Yeah. Think there's any way to profit off that?"
So, this ad:
As if a hand-job reference wasn't cringe-inducing enough:
This is the follow-up:
Free panties with DVD purchase...way to pander to the worst aspects of anime fandom there, guys...