Search the FAQ Archives

3 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
faqs.org - Internet FAQ Archives

[rec.arts.comics] REVIEWS FAQ: Technical Guide
Section - Examples

( Single Page )
[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index | Sex offenders ]


Top Document: [rec.arts.comics] REVIEWS FAQ: Technical Guide
Previous Document: Crossposting Criteria
Next Document: Credits
See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge
Here are some examples following the usual formats for the reviews.
Followups are set to the most appropriate rac.* newsgroup; you can add 
other appropriate newsgroups as needed.  


ACTION FIGURES:
 Subject:  REVIEW: Spawn action figure series
 Item:     Spawn action figure line
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.other-media, rec.toys.action-figures, 
           alt.comics.image
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.other-media
 Include:  Names of figures, manufacturer.  Size of figures, accessories
           included.  Packaging, cost, etc.


BIOGRAPHIES: 
 Subject:  REVIEW: COMIC BOOK HEROES, by John Jones
 Item:     Comic Book Heroes quasi-biography
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.books.reviews (mod), 
           rec.arts.books
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Include:  TITLE by author.  Publisher, publisher address.  Online
           publisher contact info (if any).  Whether it has photos, 
           illustrations, index, maps, notes, etc.  Number of pages, 
           $cost and binding.  ISBN number.  etc.


CARTOONS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: X:TAS Dark Phoenix Saga
 Item:     X-Men Dark Phoenix Saga (Cartoon Version)
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.other-media, rec.arts.animation, rec.arts.tv
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.other-media
 Include:  Title, network/studio, airing time, video cost, voices, etc.


COMICS (SINGLE-ISSUE):
 Subject:  PREVIEW: Marvel's Star Trek Comics
 Item:     Star Trek comic book
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.startrek.reviews (mod)
           rec.arts.startrek.misc
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Include:  Title, issue number, publisher, writers, artists, colorists,
           editors, cost, pages, etc.


COMICS (ARC/MINISERIES):
 Subject:  REVIEW: STAR WARS DARK FORCES #1-4, by Marcus et al
 Item:     Star Wars miniseries
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.sf.starwars.misc,
           rec.arts.sf.reviews (mod)
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Include:  TITLE, number of issues, publisher, writers, artists, colorists,
           editors, cost, pages, etc.


COMICS (STRIP):
 Subject:  REVIEW: Mr. Boffo
 Item:     Mr. Boffo daily strip
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.strips
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.strips
 Include:  Title, writers, artists.  Publisher/syndicate, frequency of
           publication (daily/Sunday), etc.


COMICS (WEB):
 Subject:  REVIEW: Pat's Web Cartoon
 Item:     Pat's Web Cartoon
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Include:  Title, writers, artists.  Site location.  Size of comic.  
           How often it changes, etc.


COMPILATIONS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: BLOOM COUNTY: BABYLON, by Berke Breathed
 Item:     Bloom County: Babylon trade paperback
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.strips, rec.arts.books.reviews (mod),
           rec.arts.books
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.strips
 Include:  TITLE by author.  Publisher, publisher address.  Online
           publisher contact info (if any).  Whether it has photos,
           illustrations, index, maps, notes, etc.  Number of pages,
           $cost and binding.  ISBN number.  etc.


CONVENTIONS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: Wizard World Chicago Comicon
 Item:     Chicago Comics Convention
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc, alt.comics.fandom
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc, alt.comics.fandom
 Include:  Convention name, contact addresses and phone numbers, place
           time and dates of event, daily/weekend pass rates, events
           usually included.  Available lodging and cost, available 
           parking and cost, availability of food, usual attendence
           figures, etc.


CREATIVES:
 Subject:  REVIEW: LNH #6: Creative Critiques
 Item:     LNH rac.creative issues
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.creative
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.creative
 Include:  Title, writer, frequency of net.issues, archive location,
           etc.


FANFICS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: Heroes Re-Reborn
 Item:     alt.comics.fan-fiction stories
 Also to:  alt.comics.fan-fiction, rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe
 Follows:  alt.comics.fan-fiction
 Include:  Title, writer, frequency of net.issues, number of chapters.
           Archive location, etc.


MAGAZINES:
 Subject:  REVIEW: WIZARD Magazine
 Item:     WIZARD: The Guide to Comics
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc
 Include:  Title, publisher, editors, size, single/yearly issue costs,
           subscription info, usual columns/features, reliability, etc.


MAILING LISTS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: STRIPE Mailing List
 Item:     Stripe Mailing list
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.marvel.xbooks, news.groups.reviews
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.marvel.xbooks
 Include:  Name of list, request address, submission address, listowner.
           Average traffic daily, approximate number of subscribers.
           Web address, etc.


MANGA:
 Subject:  REVIEW: Oh My Goddess! Special
 Item:     Oh My Goddess! manga comic
 Also to:  rec.arts.manga
 Follows:  rec.arts.manga
 Include:  Title, issue number, publisher, writers, artists, colorists,
           editors, cost, pages, etc.


MOVIES:
 Subject:  REVIEW: BATMAN AND ROBIN (1997)
 Item:     Batman and Robin movie
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.other-media, rec.arts.movies.reviews (mod),
           rec.arts.movies.current-films
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.other-media
 Include:  TITLE, (year), MPAA rating, studio, running time, actors, 
           directors, writers, video cost, etc.


NOVELS:
 Subject:  REVIEW: WHAT SAVAGE BEAST, by Peter A. David
 Item:     Hulk novel
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.other-media, rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe,
           rec.arts.books.reviews (mod), rec.arts.books,
           rec.arts.sf.reviews (mod), alt.fan.peter-david
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.other-media, alt.fan.peter-david
 Include:  TITLE by author.  Publisher, publisher address.  Online
           publisher contact info (if any).  Whether it has photos,
           illustrations, index, maps, notes, etc.  Number of pages,
           $cost and binding.  ISBN number.  etc. 


SOFTWARE:
 Subject:  REVIEW: WIZARD AbleSoft Collecting Software
 Item:     Collecting Software
 Also to:  rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.comics.marketplace 
 Follows:  rec.arts.comics.misc, rec.arts.comics.marketplace
 Include:  Title, publisher, cost.  System type and requirements.
           Disks, manuals, other included materials.  Possibility for
           additions or upgrades, etc.

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA




Top Document: [rec.arts.comics] REVIEWS FAQ: Technical Guide
Previous Document: Crossposting Criteria
Next Document: Credits

Single Page

[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index ]

Send corrections/additions to the FAQ Maintainer:
racmx@yahoo.com (Kate the Short)





Last Update March 27 2014 @ 02:11 PM