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Daniel Burke
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Posted: January 15 2022 at 11:40am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Another masterwork book covering FF 251-257 and some related books. 

Al Milgrom wrote the intro, its dated 2021. 

And its a bit of a trip. I saved Byrnes career from an editor who thought his Iron Fist work was awful. JB doesnt know but true story.

So milgrom remains the same troll he was 10,20,30 and 40 years ago.  
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Brian Miller
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Posted: January 15 2022 at 12:18pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Milgrom is a troll? First Ive heard of this. Ive always understood him to be a
pretty stand up guy.
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Brian Miller
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Posted: January 15 2022 at 12:20pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

And do those Masterwork editions really only have 6 issues?
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John Byrne

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Posted: January 15 2022 at 8:18pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Since when is Al a troll?
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Matt Reed
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Posted: January 16 2022 at 12:58am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

 Brian Miller wrote:
And do those Masterwork editions really only have 6 issues?

Yup.  They're fairly skimpy.

And Al Milgrom was never a troll.
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Rod Collins
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Posted: January 16 2022 at 1:55am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

It also has Annual #17, Avengers #233, The Thing #2, and 80 pages of FF-related Official Handbook entries, many drawn by JB. So it's anything but skimpy.   
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John Byrne

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Posted: January 16 2022 at 8:26am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Sounds like quite a mishmosh.

Ah, well, free money!

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ron bailey
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Posted: January 16 2022 at 10:51am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Ah, well, free money!
++++++++++    < id="protanopia"> < id="deuteranopia"> < id="tritanopia">

If only! 
Many years of  blood, sweat, tears and inspiration are responsible for that $ (who knows how much is really owed?).

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John Byrne

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Posted: January 16 2022 at 2:14pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

sigh

I got paid the first time, when I produced the work. Money from reprints is definitely free.

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Matthew Chartrand
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Posted: January 16 2022 at 10:00pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply



 JB, does Marvel send you free copies of these reprint volumes?
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L Hunt
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Posted: January 17 2022 at 4:40am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

I was going to stop getting the FF MMWs seeing as I'm now buying these issues for the fourth time (single issues/trades/Omnibus/MMWs) but I accidentally ordered this and now it's here, I can't bare to send it back. It's beautiful. Always loved that Annihilus cover.
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ron bailey
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Posted: January 17 2022 at 9:53am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

I got paid the first time, when I produced the work. Money from reprints is definitely free.
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I only meant that you getting paid for work already done is no more free than the company getting money from the reprint.  I have this conversation with colleagues of mine in a similar circumstance so it struck a nerve. I loosely equate to what actors get with commercials or reruns in syndication: they get paid for the initial work, but then also collect residuals. If you're the reason for why it continues to have value (a big if, who determines that, I know ...) then you should continue to get SOME compensation.  < id="protanopia"> < id="deuteranopia"> < id="tritanopia">
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