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Which would be the best choices and combos for me to use?
Pencil, Paper, Practice and Patience.
One of the Wacom tablets, Bamboo Create, or Intuos 4 if you can afford it. (medium size is best). Intuos 5 maybe but it doesn't look like much of an upgrade especially when it's caused the prices of the 4 to drop.
As for software, experiment with trial versions of anything that interests you, I'd recommend Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, it's brilliant and extremely easy to use
I could advice an Intuos and Artrage Studio Pro if you go for painting. This software is pretty cheap (I mean, compared to Painter or Photoshop it IS cheap and quite brilliant, you can really work intuitively with it).
Intuos are pretty expensive though, I found a small used A6 Intuos 2 personnally, it works perfectly. If you don't use stylet inclination, a bamboo is just fine though I've been working with a Graphire (which is the same as bamboo) for years without any problem.