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23rd Jul '16 4:18:01 PM nombretomado
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* For countries that still publish [[ComicBook/DisneyMouseAndDuckComics Disney Comics]], Brazil sometimes suffers from this despite publisher Editora Abril being prone to republish old stories instead of new, imported ones (as locally produced are sporadic ever since they closed their studio in 2001). Some comics are heavily sought, be old magazines or recent ones (as their distribution is sometimes cumbersome, and the online store doesn't warn when they'll stop selling certain comics), particularly collections such as ''The Complete Works of CarlBarks''.

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* For countries that still publish [[ComicBook/DisneyMouseAndDuckComics Disney Comics]], Brazil sometimes suffers from this despite publisher Editora Abril being prone to republish old stories instead of new, imported ones (as locally produced are sporadic ever since they closed their studio in 2001). Some comics are heavily sought, be old magazines or recent ones (as their distribution is sometimes cumbersome, and the online store doesn't warn when they'll stop selling certain comics), particularly collections such as ''The Complete Works of CarlBarks''.Creator/CarlBarks''.
30th Jun '16 7:17:34 PM nombretomado
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* Now that ''{{BIONICLE}}'' is officially over, it's getting harder to find the Papercutz reprints of the comic series, let alone the originals from LEGO Magazine or the Lunchables comics. Luckily, reproductions on the Internet are available with a bit of digging.

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* Now that ''{{BIONICLE}}'' is officially over, it's getting When ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'' concluded, it got harder to find the Papercutz reprints of the comic series, let alone the originals from LEGO Magazine or the Lunchables comics. Luckily, reproductions on the Internet are available with a bit of digging.
22nd May '16 10:57:22 AM KoopaKid17
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* The earlier strips of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' are falling into this. The GoComics website only goes back to 1996 so the only way to read any comics from before that year is to buy the first five treasuries. These books are becoming harder to find.

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* The earlier strips of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' are falling into this. The GoComics [=GoComics=] website only goes back to 1996 so the only way to read any comics from before that year is to buy the first five treasuries. These books are becoming harder to find.
22nd May '16 10:56:53 AM KoopaKid17
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* The earlier strips of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' are falling into this. The GoComics website only goes back to 1996 so the only way to read any comics from before that year is to buy the first five treasuries. These books are becoming harder to find.
19th May '16 9:34:27 AM Doug86
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* ''ComicBook/{{Spider-Man}}'' suffers this as well Marvel has done a lousy job collecting and keeping in print most of the character's defining storylines. While both Essential Spider-Man and Essential Spider-Man have now reached Roger Stern and Peter David's legendary runs (and the first third of David Micheline's legendary run on Amazing Spider-Man released as an omnibus), good luck if you are wanting to find most of Spidey's stuff like [=DeMatteis=] and Gerry Conway's Spectacular Spider-Man or Tom [=DeFalco's=] Amazing Spider-Man.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Spider-Man}}'' ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'' suffers this as well Marvel has done a lousy job collecting and keeping in print most of the character's defining storylines. While both Essential Spider-Man and Essential Spider-Man have now reached Roger Stern and Peter David's legendary runs (and the first third of David Micheline's legendary run on Amazing Spider-Man released as an omnibus), good luck if you are wanting to find most of Spidey's stuff like [=DeMatteis=] and Gerry Conway's Spectacular Spider-Man or Tom [=DeFalco's=] Amazing Spider-Man.
28th Apr '16 5:43:41 PM Twentington
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** A 1986 book of original gags, ''The Unabridged Uncensored Unbelievable Garfield'', has been out of print for a very long time.
3rd Apr '16 1:09:41 PM OmarKarindu
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* In general, the vast bulk of [[GoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age comics]] have simply never been reprinted in any form. Want to read stuff like the various 1940s Comicbook/Shazam series, the first appearance of Comicbook/VandalSavage, or pretty much ''anything'' that isn't selected Superman, Batman, or Captain America stories? Your best bet is torrent sites with image files often shot from ''university microfilm'' collections.
** And then there's anything that isn't a superhero genre story.
7th Mar '16 1:00:59 PM ButterKing4Ever
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** While on the Subject of Nintendo, many of the old NintendoPower Comics count as this too. The only one to get a modern re release was TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast which got a 2015 Collected Edition by Viz Media in 2015. SuperMarioAdventures and StarFox on the other hand are lot more easer to find using unofficial internet scans, Especially since the Super Mario Adventures Graphic Novel sells in the hundreds on the internet these days.

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** While on the Subject of Nintendo, many of the old NintendoPower Comics count as this too. The only one to get a modern re release was TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast which got a 2015 Collected Edition by Viz Media in 2015. SuperMarioAdventures and StarFox on the other hand are lot more easer to find using unofficial internet scans, Especially since the Super Mario Adventures Graphic Novel sells in the hundreds on the internet these days.
28th Feb '16 9:15:41 AM nombretomado
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* A lot of 1990s Marvel stuff remains uncollected, even with Marvel recently making headway in collecting it via their "Marvel Classics" line. The 1990s ''GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' series; ''Nightstalkers'' (which brought {{Blade}} back after fading away into comic limbo and resolved several major dangling plotlines from the 1970s ''Comicbook/TheTombOfDracula'' series); Thunderbolts, ''Generation X''; and ''X-Man'' has yet to be collected.

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* A lot of 1990s Marvel stuff remains uncollected, even with Marvel recently making headway in collecting it via their "Marvel Classics" line. The 1990s ''GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' series; ''Nightstalkers'' (which brought {{Blade}} ComicBook/{{Blade}} back after fading away into comic limbo and resolved several major dangling plotlines from the 1970s ''Comicbook/TheTombOfDracula'' series); Thunderbolts, ''Generation X''; and ''X-Man'' has yet to be collected.
22nd Feb '16 7:54:31 AM Twentington
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* ''ComicBook/FishPolice'', which was independently released for its first 11 issues, has had several reprints of the early issues. Comico reprited issues 1-4 in a colorized trade, and then reissued 5-11 (with some new material thrown in), but went bankrupt after printing issues 12-17. The series was picked up for Apple Comics for issues 18-26, after which Marvel did bowdlerized colorized reprints of issues 1-6. Issues 1-4 were ''again'' reprinted in a trade by IDW in 2011, but so far, everything afterward remains hard to find. There was also a six-issue LighterAndSofter spinoff called ''Fish Shticks'' that was only printed once by Comico.

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* ''ComicBook/FishPolice'', which was independently released for its first 11 issues, has had several reprints of the early issues. Comico reprited issues 1-4 in a colorized trade, and then reissued 5-11 (with some new material thrown in), but went bankrupt after printing issues 12-17. The series was picked up for Apple Comics for issues 18-26, after which Marvel did bowdlerized colorized reprints of issues 1-6. 1-6 to capitalize on the short-lived AnimatedAdaptation. Issues 1-4 were ''again'' reprinted in a black-and-white trade by IDW in 2011, but so far, everything afterward remains hard to find. There was also a six-issue LighterAndSofter spinoff called ''Fish Shticks'' that was only printed once by Comico.
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