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Subject: Spiderman, Batman, X-men and other Super-heroes!
Date Posted: 8/22/2008 9:43 AM ET
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If there's a question about comics, novels, graphic novels, art, conventions...give me a yell!  I have been fan for a number of years and I am happy to help.

Here is a list of Marvel Comics Paperback Novel list: I am seeking to complete this list soon, but it might help you if you missed any.

Pocket Books (2005-present)
Spider-Man: Requiem by Jeff Mariotte (10-2008)
Spider-Man: Drowned in Thunder by Christopher L. Bennett
Spider-Man: The Darkest Hours by Jim Butcher
Spider-Man: Down These Mean Streets by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Spider-Man: Emerald Mystery by Dean Wesley Smith
Spider-Man: Goblin Moon by Kurt Busiek & Nathan Archer
Spider-Man: Venom's Wrath by Keith R.A. DeCandido & José R. Nieto
Spider-Man: Wanted Dead or Alive by Craig Shaw Gardner
Spider-Man: Valley of the Lizard by John Vornholt
Untold Tales of Spider-Man, Stan Lee & Kurt Busiek, Editors
Spider-Man: The Octopus Agenda by Diane Duane
Spider-Man: Goblin's Revenge by Dean Wesley Smith
Spider-Man: The Lizard Sanction by Diane Duane
Spider-Man: Carnage in New York by David Michelinie & Dean Wesley Smith
The Ultimate Spider-Man, Stan Lee, Editor
Spider-Man: The Venom Factor by Diane Duane

BP Books (2000-2002)
Spider-Man: The Gathering of the Sinister Six by Adam-Troy Castro
Spider-Man: The Secret of the Sinister Six by Adam-Troy Castro
Spider-Man: The Revenge of the Sinister Six by Adam-Troy Castro

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
Spider-Man: Crime Campaign by Paul Kupperberg
Spider-Man: Mayhem in Manhattan by Len Wein & Marv Wolfman

Pocket Books (2005-present)
X-Men: The Return by Chris Roberson
X-Men: Watchers on the Walls by Christopher L. Bennett
X-Men: Dark Mirror by Marjorie M. Liu

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
X-Men Legends, Stan Lee, Editor
X-Men: Soul Killer by Richard Lee Byers
X-Men: Codename Wolverine by Christopher Golden
X-Men: Prisoner X by Ann Nocenti
X-Men: Law of the Jungle by Dave Smeds
X-Men: The Jewels of Cyttorak by Dean Wesley Smith
X-Men: Empire's End by Diane Duane
X-Men: Smoke and Mirrors by eluki bes shahar
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book 3: Salvation by Christopher Golden
The Ultimate X-Men, Stan Lee, Editor
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book 2: Sanctuary by Christopher Golden
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book 1: Siege by Christopher Golden

BP Books (2000-2002)
X-Men: Chaos Engine Book 3: Red Skull by Steven A. Roman
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book 3 by Steve Lyons
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book 2 by Steve Lyons
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book 1 by Steve Lyons
Five Decades of the X-Men, Stan Lee, Editor
X-Men: Chaos Engine Book 2: Magneto by Steven A. Roman
The Science of the X-Men by Link Yaco & Karen Haber
X-Men: Chaos Engine Book 1: Dr. Doom by Steven A. Roman
X-Men: Shadows of the Past by Michael Jan Friedman

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
X-Men & the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 3: Friend or Foe by Greg Cox
X-Men & the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 2: Search and Rescue by Greg Cox
X-Men & the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 1: Lost and Found by Greg Cox
X-Men & Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 3: The Future by Tom DeFalco & eluki bes shahar
X-Men & Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 2: The Present by Tom DeFalco & Adam-Troy Castro
X-Men & Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 1: The Past by Tom DeFalco & Jason Henderson
Spider-Man & Fantastic Four: Wreckage (Doom's Day Book 3) by Eric Fein & Pierce Askegren
Spider-Man & Iron Man: Sabotage (Doom's Day Book 2) by Pierce Askegren & Danny Fingeroth
Spider-Man & The Incredible Hulk: Rampage (Doom's Day Book 1) by Danny Fingeroth & Eric Fein

Pocket Books (1998)
Star Trek: The Next Generation & X-Men: Planet X by Michael Jan Friedman

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
Spider-Man & The Incredible Hulk: Murdermoon by Paul Kupperberg

Pocket Books (2005-present)
The Ultimates: Against All Enemies by Alex Irvine (coming in September)
The Ultimates: Tomorrow Men by Michael Jan Friedman

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
The Avengers & The Thunderbolts by Pierce Askegren

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
The Avengers: The Man Who Stole Tomorrow by David Michelinie

Bantam (1967-1968)
The Avengers Battle the Earth Wrecker by Otto Binder

Captain America:
Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Captain America: Liberty's Torch by Tony Isabella & Bob Ingersoll

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
Captain America: Holocaust for Hire by Joseph Silva

Bantam (1967-1968)
Captain America: The Great Gold Steal by Ted White

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Daredevil: The Cutting Edge by Madeleine E. Robins
Daredevil: Predator's Smile by Christopher Golden

Fantastic Four:
Pocket Books (2005-present)
Fantastic Four: Doomgate: Jeffery Lang (11-2008)
Fantastic Four: What Lies Between by Peter David
Fantastic Four: The Baxter Effect by Dave Stern
Fantastic Four: War Zone by Greg Cox

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Fantastic Four: Countdown to Chaos by Pierce Askegren
Fantastic Four: Redemption of the Silver Surfer by Michael Jan Friedman
Fantastic Four: To Free Atlantis by Nancy A. Collins

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
Fantastic Four: Doomsday by Marv Wolfman

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Generation X:
Generation X: Genogoths by J. Steven York
Generation X: Crossroads by J. Steven York
Generation X by Scott Lobdell & Elliot S! Maggin

Pocket Books (2005-present)
Wolverine: Election Day by Peter David (on sale now)
Wolverine: Nature of the Beast by Dave Stern
Wolverine: Violent Tendencies by Marc Cerasini (coming in November)
Wolverine: Lifeblood by Hugh Matthews
Wolverine: Road of Bones by David Alan Mack
Wolverine: Weapon X by Marc Cerasini

Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
The Ultimate Hulk, Stan Lee & Peter David, Editors
The Incredible Hulk: Abominations by Jason Henderson
The Incredible Hulk: What Savage Beast by Peter David

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
The Incredible Hulk: Cry of the Beast by Richard Meyers
The Incredible Hulk: Stalker from the Stars by Len Wein, Marv Wolfman, & Joseph Silva
Iron Man:
Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Iron Man: Operation A.I.M. by Greg Cox
Iron Man: The Armor Trap by Greg Cox
Iron Man: And Call My Killer...Modok! by William Rotsler

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.:
Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Empyre by Will Murray

Doctor Strange:
Pocket Books (1978-1979)
Doctor Strange: Nightmare by William Rotsler

Silver Surfer:
Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (1994-2000)
The Ultimate Silver Surfer, Stan Lee, Editor
by Natasha Rhodes

Pocket Books (2005-present)
The Marvel Comics Guide to New York City by Peter Sanderson (coming in November)
Berkley Boulevard (1994-2000)
The Ultimate Super-Villains, Stan Lee, Editor

Pocket Books (1978-1979)
The Marvel Super-Heroes, edited by Len Wein & Marv Wolfman

Ps: The Wolverine movie should be very cool!

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Subject: DC Comics Novel List
Date Posted: 8/26/2008 9:44 PM ET
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Hi, I am gathering book information on all novels of the DC Universe.  If you know of any, let me know and be sure to take a look at my Marvel List of Novels.

Date Posted: 9/15/2008 5:58 PM ET
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Thanks, Kerry - just sent you a request for several.  I had no idea there was so many!  Many look very good!

Subject: Comic book show...
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:10 AM ET
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November 22 - NEW EVENT! !
Columbia, MO
The first ever Columbia Comic Book Convention at the Quality Inn 1612 N Providence (I-70 EXIT 126) Open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: comic book show
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:11 AM ET
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November 1
Milwaukee, WI
The Milwaukee Comic Book Convention at the Best Western Milwaukee Airport and Conference Center 5105 S Howell Ave (I-94 EXIT 318 to Howell Rd go north hotel will be on your left). Open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM The only comic event in SE Wisconsin with FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: comic book show
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:12 AM ET
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November 8 - NEW EVENT! !
Lansing, MI
The first ever Lansing Comic Book Convention at the Hampton Inn 575 N Canal Rd (I-96 EXIT 93B) Open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: comic book show
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:12 AM ET
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November 9
Toledo, OH
Toledo Comic Book Convention at the Clarion Hotel Westgate 3536 Secor Rd. (I-475 @ Secor Rd EXIT 17). In a bigger room than the first time! Open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: comic book show
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:13 AM ET
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November 16
Springfield, IL
at the Signature Inn 3090 Stevenson Dr (I-55 @ Stevenson Drive (exit 94)) Open to public from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is downstate Illinois' longest running convention features comics new and old, related collectibles! FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: comic book show
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:14 AM ET
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November 23 - NEW EVENT! !
Springfield, MO
The first ever Springfield Missouri Comic Book Convention at the Lamplighter Inn 2820 N Glenstone (I-44 EXIT 80A) Open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM FREE Admission! Plus you get something cool free when you sign up for our mailing list!

Subject: Comic book show in your area for December...
Date Posted: 10/12/2008 1:19 AM ET
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Coming soon!

If this is helpful to you, I would like to hear from you.  And you know who you are!!!



Subject: The List of DC Comics Paperback Novels
Date Posted: 10/29/2008 9:47 PM ET
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The Further Adventures of Batman-by Martin H. Greenberg, 1989
The Batman Murders-by Craig Shaw Gardner, 1990
Captured by the Engines-by Joe R. Lansdale, 1991
            T  Stalk A Specter-by Simon Hawke, 1991
The Further Adventures of Batman: Featuring the Penguin-by Martin H. Greenberg 1992
The Further Adventures of Batman: Featuring Catwoman-by Martin H. Greenberg, 1993
Batman: Knightfall, by Dennis O’Neil, 1995
No Man’s Land- by Greg Rucka, 2001
The Ultimate Evil, by Andrew Vachss, 1995
The Forensic Files of Batman-by Doug Moench, 2004
Dead White-by John Shirley, 2005
Inferno-by Alex Irvine, 2006
Fear Itself, by Michael Reaves, 2007
Catwoman-Tiger Hunt by Lynn Abbey & Robert Asprin, 1992
DC Universe
Kingdom Come-by Mark Wade, 1997
Crisis on Infinite Earths-by Marv Wolfman, 2005
Infinite Crisis: The Novel -by Greg Cox, 2006
52:The Novel-by Greg Cox, 2007
Last Sons-Alan Grant, 2006
Inheritance Devin Grayson, 2006
Hell Town-Dennis O’Neil, 2006
Trial by Time-by Jeff Mariotte, 2007
Countdown-by Greg Cox, 2008
Final Crisis-by Greg Cox, 2009
The Justice League of America
Batman: The Stone King-by Alan Grant, 2001
Wonder Woman: Mythos-by Carol Lay, 2003
Flash: Stop Motion-by Mark Schultz, 2004
The Justice League: Exterminators-by Christopher Golden,2004 
Green Lantern: Heroes Quest-by Dennis O’Neal, 2005
Superman:The Never-Ending Battle-by Roger Stern, 2005
Green Lantern
 Book 1-by Christopher J. Priest and Mike Baron, 2004
 Book 2-by Christopher J. Priest, 2004
 Book 3-by Christopher J. Priest, 2005
The Further Adventures of Superman-by Martin H. Greenberg, 1993
Superman: The Man of Steel, Vol. 1 by John Byrne and Dick Giordano, 1991
The Death and Life of Superman-by Roger Stern, 1994
The Last Days of Krypton-by Kevin J. Anderson, 2008
Wonder Woman
The Further Adventures of Wonder Woman-by Martin H. Greenberg, 1993
The JokerThe Further Adventures of the Joker-by Martin H. Greenberg, 1993

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Subject: unlisted book
Date Posted: 11/12/2008 5:40 AM ET
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I have an Marvel Superheroes Adventure Game book #1

City in Darkness by Jeff Grubb 1986

Features Spidey, along the lines of a choose your own adventure

Subject: Green Lantern Movie...
Date Posted: 11/13/2008 10:48 AM ET
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Subject: more on Green Lantern Movie...enjoy!
Date Posted: 11/16/2008 8:35 AM ET
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Writer Marc Guggenheim Talks Eli Stone, Green Lantern Movie

By Vaneta Rogers
posted: 03 June 2008 11:05 am ET

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By Vaneta Rogers

Marc Guggenheim is among the growing list of comic book creators with their feet firmly planted in Hollywood.

The current Amazing Spider-Man writer became well-known in the comics community when he worked with DC Comics to end the Flash: Fastest Man Alive series along with the life of the main character. But he's also a busy man in the world of television and movies, having a resume that includes writing gigs with Law & Order, CSI: Miami and Brothers & Sisters.

His latest TV effort is ABC's quirky legal show Eli Stone, the series he co-created with Greg Berlanti. The show, which stars Jonny Lee Miller as a lawyer who's guided by hallucinations caused by a brain aneurysm, originally aired as a mid-season replacement in January, in the middle of the highly publicized writers strike. After the initial 13 episodes, Eli Stone gained enough of an audience for ABC to renew the show for the 2008-2009 season.

At the same time, Guggenheim and Berlanti are working with Superman/Batman co-writer Michael Green to draft a script for a live action Green Lantern film for Warner Bros., which Berlanti is slated to direct. (Green is another of those Hollywood-comics folks, having been a writer on Heroes and of the new NBC show Kings.)

While Newsarama talked to Guggenheim last week about his upcoming "new Kraven" storyline in Amazing Spider-Man with artist Phil Jimenez, we chatted with the writer about both the renewal of Eli Stone and the status of the Green Lantern movie.

Newsarama: First, Marc, congratulations on Eli Stone getting picked up for a second season.

Marc Guggenheim: Thank you.

NRAMA: Have you started back with the show?

MG: Yeah, our very first week back was [last] week. We have a spectacular season planned. I haven't even told the network about this stuff yet, so I probably shouldn't spoil things in an interview. They probably wouldn't appreciate that. But we've got some really huge things going on.

NRAMA: If you can't talk specifics, can you talk in general terms about the season? Or maybe what makes it different from last season?

MG: If last season was about Eli changing the fabric of his law firm, if Eli's efforts are like a stone being dropped into a pond and you felt the ripples, in the first season, the ripples never went really beyond the four walls or corners of Wethersby, Posner, and Cline, the law firm where he works. This season, it's all about the ripples extending out to the entire city of San Francisco. Basically, making the show bigger, bigger, bigger. More epic.

NRAMA: Epic is a big word.

MG: Epic is the word I always try to use when I explain to the network what the end of the second season is going to be, and also when I remind myself what our intent is here. We want this season to truly be epic.

NRAMA: So the "big" stuff happens at the end of the season? The first season seemed like it got much bigger toward the end of the year.

MG: No, this time we jump right in. There are certain things we were talking about ending the season with, and Greg and I were talking, and we said, "Why not [i]begin[/i] the season with those big things? What are we waiting for?" So we're going to come out of the gate with a series of episodes that I think are going to sort of rock your world.

Toward the end of the first season, we were writing as if we didn't know if there was going to be a second season. And it gave the stories this incredible immediacy and these incredible stakes, and even though we're sitting more comfortably in the second season, we're still going to write things from that perspective. That was actually an observation of Greg's, and I totally agree with it, because when I was doing The Flash for DC and I knew I was only on for five issues, and I knew at the end of those five issues that I was going to kill off Bart, it gave all of the stories this incredible feeling, like you really could fly without a net. We're going to bring that sort of storytelling philosophy to season two.

NRAMA: Can we talk to you about the Green Lantern movie? Are you guys still working on it?

MG: Oh, yeah! Actually, Greg and I are wrapping up the draft. I can't tell you anything, to be honest with you. That's the funny thing with these superhero movies; you do tend to develop them in secrecy. Maybe I'll get smack from the message boards for this, but I think that's in large part to how, when stuff leaks out, people hear about it out of context and get upset. There's always the concern on the part of the studio that things will leak out out of context and people will get upset and make up their minds before the movie has even finished or even starts filming.

Although, I actually think fans are going to react really positively to the Green Lantern movie.

NRAMA: Can you tell us why you think the reaction will be positive?

MG: Because, it's not only a respectful approach to the character, but it's a loving approach to the entire mythos. So while there is this desire to be quiet and secretive and let the movie speak for itself, it's hard for me, because I feel like I know -- as a comic book fan -- I know what I want to see in a comic book movie. And I know... look, I'm like everybody else. I vividly remember Tim Burton's Batman movie. If you look back, there's Superman: The Movie and the first Batman movie, and those two movies are the first big budget, superhero tent-pole movies.

And you kind of hold your breath because we've all seen the disastrous effect that the Batman TV series had on the respectability of comic books. So I actually feel like comic book movies need to be better than your average movie. I think it's wonderful that we're living in a time and I'm working at a time when comic books have really gained that respectability, but I don't take it for granted. I don't want us to lose mainstream respectability. I think comic books have come an incredibly far way and I want to make sure we don't take a step back. I certainly don't want my name on a movie that would take it back.

I think Green Lantern has the potential to be a very highly regarded superhero movie. We're approaching it with such respect and such care. And really, it's written to be a movie that everyone who's not familiar with the character can enjoy, but there are so many nods to things that I know the fans love and care about that I think people will be very happy.

NRAMA: You said it's the whole mythos. Can you tell us what characters might be included in that? We've been told it's about Hal Jordan.

MG: I can confirm that it's Hal Jordan, but I can't really talk about anything else. I really wish I could, because there's lots of stuff I want to brag about.

Green Lantern is a great, great character, and Greg and I are always talking at every step of the process about what makes Green Lantern great. We want to be focused on that. We always start all our meetings and story discussions and all of our scene discussions with, OK, what's cool about Green Lantern? Why Green Lantern? And we always come from that place, which is an incredibly useful thing to do because you don't want Green Lantern to be a generic superhero movie. You want it to be all the things you expect when you buy a $10 ticket that says Green Lantern on it.

NRAMA: Is there anything else you reveal about what's in the script?

MG: It's so tempting. Really. But not yet.

NRAMA: To pull off a Green Lantern movie, there has to be lots of special effects, doesn't there? Is it a case of right now being the time for a Green Lantern movie because movie special effects are finally good enough that they can do the concept justice?

MG: Yes. That's exactly it. That was one of the very first things, in our discussions with the studios, that we talked about. Basically, its time has come because now the technology exists to do it right. And you're 100 percent correct that you would need to wait for that to happen.

And what's great about Eli Stone is that we're such a visual effects-heavy show. It's given Greg and I an incredible amount of experience with visual effects and doing very ambitious computer and practical effects. I mention that because Greg is also going to direct the Green Lantern movie. So we're getting our boot camp going on Eli, as far as the visual effects side of the equation.

NRAMA: Well, you have to know that expectations for superhero movies are high right now after the success of Iron Man. As a final question, do you see any similarities between Iron Man and Green Lantern? Either the movies or the characters?

MG: The similarity between Iron Man and Green Lantern is, unlike Superman or any of the X-Men or Spider-Man, anyone can be Green Lantern or Iron Man. All you need is the ring or the suit. Even Batman, who is a "normal" person, is really not normal [laughs] in the sense of who's got millions of dollars and a decade to spend in East Asia training?

But the road to superpowers or superhero-dom is a lot quicker with Iron Man and Green Lantern. It's just, [i]put the thing on[/i], whether the thing is a suit of armor or the thing is a ring. They both have in common that wish fulfillment, as well as incredible action and flying and cool powers. And all the fun things that you want to see in a superhero movie.