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From: [email protected] (FAQcis Uy) Newsgroups:, rec.arts.comics.alternative, rec.arts.comics.elfquest,  rec.arts.comics.european, rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.comics.strips Subject: [rec.arts.comics] FAQ Index Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 08:42:28 -0500 Message-ID: <[email protected]> Summary: index of questions from all other rec.arts.comics FAQs  Archive-name: comics/faq-index Last-modified: 1998/12/14 URL:                 ----------------------------------------------                    Index of RAC* Frequently Asked Questions                 ----------------------------------------------  Intro to RAC*   rac.alternative  rac.creative         rac.dc.lsh  rac.dc.universe rac.dc.vertigo   rac.elfquest         rac.european        rac.marketplace  rac.marvel.universe  rac.marvel.xbooks  rac.misc        rac.other-media          rac.strips  This document lists every topic answered in the RAC* FAQs. If there's something you want to know, this tells you where to look. The FAQs are available from and Contact [email protected] for help, corrections, etc.    ------------------------------------------------------------------------  General Comics FAQ --     * Where can I find comics info?    * When is my favorite comic coming out?    * Where is the nearest/best comic store?    * Where is the nearest/best comic convention?    * Where are comics pros/companies on the net? and in the real world?    * How do I become a pro comics writer or artist?    * Where does the money go from buying a comic?    * Where can I get GIFs of scanned comics art?      last updated: August 1998  FAQs about the RAC* Newsgroups --     * Short Group Introduction    * Guide to Posting on RAC*    * How to Win Friends and Influence RAC* -- Netiquette    * RAC* Glossary  r.a.c.alternative FAQ -- no FAQ maintainer     * What's an "alternative" comic book? How about [YOUR BOOK HERE]?    * Is discussion of "alternative" comics now banned from      rec.arts.comics.misc?    * Where can I find out more about 'zines, minicomics, and self-published      comix?    * So what exactly does "comics aren't just for kids any more" mean?    * I'd like to order some good alternative comix by mail. What are some      addresses?    * What are some other comix net_locales/resources?    * What are some good non-fiction books about comix?    * What other FAQs are available?    * What is the Xeric Foundation? How do I contact them?    * Who's this Cerebus character people post a lot about?    * How do you spell/pronounce Sienkiewicz? How do you pronounce Gaiman?    * Are Rick and Tom Veitch related?    * How do I become a pro comics writer or artist?    * What about Hyping my new 'zine, mini or comic?    * What letter columns can I e-mail to?    * What's a good comics/comix shop in [YOUR CITY HERE]?    * Whatever happened to [YOUR FAVE M.I.A. COMIC HERE]?      last updated: November 1996  r.a.c.creative FAQ --     * What is RACC for?    * What _isn't_ RACC for?    * Where are the stories about Wolverine(tm)?    * Where are the old stories?    * How do I know who's any good?    * Cool! Okay, how do I post?    * Format! I'm nothing without format!    * How 'bout them imprints? What's up with that?    * How do I archive my stories for posterity?    * What do copyright laws I pay taxes for do for me?    * Netiquette for RACC    * Glossary    * List of Current Imprints    * People to Ask for Help    * Other Writing Resources on the Internet      last updated: May 1998  r.a.c.dc.lsh FAQ --       See also: Legion of Super-Resources    * What is the purpose of rec.arts.comics.dc.lsh?    * What is netiquette, and how do I observe it?    * What abbreviations should I know before diving in?    * What is the Legion of Super-Heroes?    * Where can I read stories about the Legion of Super-Heroes?    * Didn't the Legion titles recently reboot?    * Which issues take place after the "Reboot"?    * What is a good place to start reading the LSH titles NOW?    * Who are the current members of the Legion?      last updated: September 1996  r.a.c.dc.universe FAQ --       See also: KalElFan's Welcome for New Readers/Posters      See also: KalElFan's FAQ for New Readers/Posters    * Are there pros on the net?    * What is DC's email address? What letter columns can I e-mail to?    * Does DC have an official online home?    * What was the DC Implosion?    * What are some of the gay characters in the DC Universe?    * What was the Crisis on Infinite Earths?    * What was Zero Hour?    * What are the different types of Kryptonite?    * Where are the "real" locations of Metropolis, Gotham City, Hub City,      etc., in the DC Universe?    * Can Superman become President of the United States?    * What is the Speed Force?    * Is it true they're bringing Barry Allen back?    * What happened to Hal Jordan? Who is Parallax?    * What is Alan Moore's _Twilight_?    * What are the pre-Crisis multiple Earths?    * Is Superman Canadian?    * How did Ollie Queen (Green Arrow) die?    * Is Peter David the same guy who writes Star Trek novels?    * Is the Christopher Priest who writes for DC the same Christopher Priest      as the science fiction author? Didn't Christopher Priest work under the      name James Owsley?    * What are the Ages of comics?    * Didn't Larry Niven write a story about Superman and Lois Lane having      sex? Where can I find Man of Steel, Women of Kleenex?    * What's a retcon? Who first coined the term?    * What's a reboot?      last updated: October 1997  r.a.c.dc.vertigo FAQ --     * What new trade-paperback collections are due out soon from Vertigo?    * What new SANDMAN-related stories are coming out soon? What is The      Sandman: Book of Dreams?    * What are the Sandman collections in order?    * Where are the Sandman Frequently Asked Questions and Annotations?    * What's up with the Sandman and Death movies?    * What comics has Tim Hunter appeared in besides the current Books of      Magic ongoing series? Where did Tamlin first appear?    * Have mainstream DC universe editors taken over control of the Doom      Patrol?    * Is there a connection between the Genesis creature in Preacher and the      angel and demon mating in Garth Ennis's Hellblazer?    * When are Preacher and The Invisibles going to end?    * Why did THE INVISIBLES go on hiatus? Was Grant Morrison seriously ill?    * Is there a connection between Crazy Jane in Doom Patrol and Ragged      Robin in The Invisibles?    * How much of Swamp Thing is going to be reprinted? Why is it in black      and white?    * Are Vertigo books part of the DC universe?    * Where are some Vertigo-related web sites?    * What Vertigo titles besides Sandman are available in collected      versions?    * Are Starman and Spectre Vertigo books? Why not?    * Which Vertigo creators participate in this newsgroup?    * How can I send letters to Vertigo by e-mail?    * How can I get Vertigo's submissions guidelines/send submissions to      Vertigo?      last updated: February 1998  r.a.c.elfquest FAQ --  The Elfquest FAQ is quite thorough, with a Table of Contents two screens long. Trust me, it's everything you always wanted to know about Elfquest.       See also:    * What is Elfquest?    * What Elfquest books are there, and where can I get them?    * Questions about EQ characters and stories.    * Questions about Warp's business plans, and the Pinis.    * Where can I find EQ resources online?      last updated: September 1996  r.a.c.european FAQ -- no FAQ maintainer     * What is this group for?    * Why isn't anyone talking about [insert favorite euro-comic here]? FAQ --     * What is    * Why did you reject my posting?    * Why didn't you tell me you rejected my posting?    * Why {did/didn't} you rewrite my post?    * Why did it take so long for my article to get approved?    * Do you approve everything that goes into r.a.c.i.?    * All right, what kinds of postings *are* good for this group?    * Prefixes? Huh?      last updated: early 1998  r.a.c.marketplace FAQ --     * What is this newsgroup?    * Who may advertise/sell through this newsgroup?    * How do I sell my stuff?    * How can/should I ship the stuff?    * How do I deal with international deals?    * How do I price my stuff?    * Is there an on-line price guide?    * What do I do if a deal goes bad?    * How do I handle auctions?    * Posting/Selling Guidelines    * Current Prefixes      last updated: December 1998  r.a.c.marvel.universe FAQ -- no FAQ maintainer     * What is this group for?    * Why should I care about Ron Perelman?    * Where should I talk about him?  r.a.c.marvel.xbooks FAQ --  The X-Books FAQ is monstrously comprehensive; its Table of Contents is too big to list here. If you have a Marvel Mutant question, they answer it.       See also: Kate's Welcome to RACMX      See also: Kate's Read Before Posting      See also: Kate's Where Can I Find It?      See also: Marty's X-Glossary      See also: Marty's X-Publications list    * What are the X-Books?    * Questions about the teams, characters, and stories.    * What was Age of Apocalypse?    * Questions about the Summers family and Phoenix.    * Questions about the newsgroup.    * Questions about Marvel & the creators.      last updated: April 1998  r.a.c.misc FAQ --     * What is rac.misc for?    * What other comic FAQs are available?    * Where are comics on the Web?    * What's up with Marvel? Are they bankrupt?    * What's up with Diamond? Are they a monopoly?    * What's up with Image and Rob Liefeld?    * What's up with Valiant? etc?    * Where are comics museums?    * When were the Golden and Silver Ages?    * What is a Retcon?    * How do I avoid flames/garbage posts on racm?    * Oh no! Was Astro City cancelled?    * What was the first #0 issue?    * What was the first enhanced/variant cover?    * What comic collecting database programs are there?    * Where can I find industry sales figures?    * Who were the original Charlton equivalents to the Watchmen?    * Where did "On the Internet, no one knows you're a dog" appear?    * What ever happened to Trampier, and Wormy?    * Who is Suicide Squid?    * Why is Wild Cards off-topic in RACM ?    * Why is RACM so strict?      last updated: August 1998  r.a.c.other-media FAQ --       See also: Kate's Superhero Film & TV List      See also: Kate's X-Movie Casting Call    * What is rec.arts.comics.other-media and what is it for?    * Keywords? What keywords?    * Why should I use raco-m?    * What's this "TAS" thing?    * What are the lyrics to the theme of the 1960s Spider-Man cartoon?    * Who were the members of the Superfriends?    * Who were the members of the Legion of Doom?    * What is the X-Men Casting Call?    * What's the deal with the Spider-Man movie?    * Is the Justice League getting its own TV show?    * Why was Bruce Banner called David Banner on the Hulk TV series?    * How come they don't make these characters into action figures?    * Will Kenner and Toy Biz ever produce an Amalgam line of toys?    * Where can I get an episode guide for a comic-based TV show?    * Where can I find the theme songs of comic-based TV shows?    * Have my favorite comics characters appeared in other media?      last updated: October 1997 FAQ --       See also: Mike's Arrogant Guide to Reviewing      See also: RAC* Reviewers' Directory    * Purpose    * Posting Problems    * Keywords    * Crossposting Criteria    * Examples      Welcome to    * Introduction    * Resources    * Obtaining Personal Copies    * Credits      last updated: November 1998  r.a.c.strips FAQ --     * What is rec.arts.comics.strips?    * Do any cartoonists use the Internet?    * Where can I find cartoons outside the funny pages?    * How can I learn more about cartoons?      last updated: January 1997    ------------------------------------------------------------------------ RAC* FAQ Index maintained by Francis Uy ([email protected]), member of the RAC* FAQ Committee ([email protected]). last updated 98/12/14
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