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04-26-2011, 07:09 PM
How do you guys sort comics?
By release/issue number? 1-10. 11-20. etc
By collection? 1-5,8,23. 6-7. 9. 15-19,22,156. etc
Theoretical chronological order? 213. 56. 318. 1-15. etc
The P.R. Man
04-26-2011, 07:13 PM
Theoretical chronological Order?
I put all the green lanterns in one box, and put issue 1 first, issue two alfter that, and so on.
I give all those archie digest books to my daughter, and the old valient comic to my boy. My wife made me get rid of all the Cherry comics.....
04-26-2011, 08:26 PM
Theoretical chronical order works from flash backs etc. so if issue one starts when character is 35. But issue 235 shows them when they are 5 years old, then 235 would go before issue one.
04-26-2011, 09:08 PM
- Alphabetical by publisher. (ex: Archie -> Dark Horse -> DC -> Dynamite -> Image -> Marvel) next:
- Alphabetical by title. (ex: within DC, Batman -> The Flash -> Green Lantern -> Justice -> Superman -> Teen Titans -> Watchmen) next:
- Alphabetical by story title. This one is troublesome, because normally, chronologically would be the way to go, except I personally have a hard time telling what goes in what order, and I think looking up dates is a bit of a bother. (ex: Batman Arkham Asylum -> Haunted Knight -> Hush -> Knightfall -> Mad Love -> Under the Hood -> War Games)
04-27-2011, 12:16 PM
I do a combo of both. I keep publishers in order. And for the most part I just have them in order issueXissue or in my case volumeXvolume. And the only one I do differently is Batman. I have those in chronological order according to his career. I find it more interesting to interpret what I think would have come earlier or later in his career...
04-27-2011, 12:32 PM
I sort them into "eBay" and "recycling".
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