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The Weekly Haul – Week of July 22nd, 2015

For only spending a little more than what many recent weeks have cost me, this week’s Wednesday Haul is quite different from most:

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I only bough one, lone single issue comic. However, I dug Crisis on Multiple Earths vol. 1 and Justice League: Trinity War out of a 70%-off bin, and the three Marvels cost me a little more than 4 contemporary Marvel single issues would have.

I’m expecting two Captain America volumes (from a recent “blow-out” of books the shop passed along to its email subscribers) next week that will balance things out again there. After that, more browsing and randomness.

Of course, I’m probably going to be leaning DC and Image-heavy on collected volumes for awhile, too, at least for “casual” stuff.

Marvel Universe Series IV Revisited, Part 11

This is another kinda weird image to me…though the top six cards work quite well together, with the characters all charging forth. Can’t quite place Bloodaxe, Red Skull, and Proctor so calmly facing forward while the heroes charge ’em from behind, though!

I’m sorta familiar with all these characters except Proctor…though somehow I feel like even he is one I’ve encountered beyond just these cards. Hercules looks significantly different than I’m used to seeing…but hey, this WAS the early-90s!

Other than knowing Black Knight spent some time in the Ultraverse after Black September (1995-1996ish) , haven’t seen much with him, Crystal, or Sersi. I know Bloodaxe goes on to be a major character in Thunderstrike’s life/series prior to what befell at the end of the run.

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