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A Thousand Cuts: Morrison and Quitely Delicately Devastate with Pax Americana

Blink.

Blink Blink.

I think I just read the best comic of the year.

And I encourage you to parse that statement in every manner possible… 525 more words

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Rereading Cerebus, Part One: The Early, Funny Ones

Sorry for the lack of updates lately. First I took a vacation, then I was a bit under the weather, and between the two… I just didn’t feel like writing. 1,890 more words

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Giving Credit Where Credit's (Long Past) Due

From the title page of today’s new issue of Fantastic Four:

Yes.

Yes, they were.

Bout damn time they acknowledged it, too.

(Sorry that’s not ten times bigger and high-def. 75 more words

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She's a Wonder

Halloween being a national holiday here on the Nerd Farm, we’re taking a little vacation this week. But just so as not to leave you with no funnybook diversions in the meantime, we thought we’d do a little link-blogging instead… 321 more words

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Roses and Trees: Warren Ellis Returns to Form

So have I mentioned how much I’m enjoying Warren Ellis’ recent work? Holy crap, that guy’s on a roll. His recently-completed run on Moon Knight was fun, but it’s his other two current projects that have really impressed me. 1,062 more words

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BEHOLD THE AWESOME!! Morrison and Irving Channel Their Inner Kirby

Warning: The Funnybook General’s Office has determined that the following review SPOILS THE EVER-LIVING HELL out of a comic that just came out today.

“Seriously,” their statement read, “he just flat-out shows you the three best pages in the thing, completely ruining the surprise and impact of a really great scene. 647 more words

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Flagship Down: The End of the Fantastic Four

So Rich Johnston’s reporting, over at Bleeding Cool, that Marvel Comics is cancelling The Fantastic Four sometime next year. And they’re cancelling it not because sales are in the crapper, but because Ike Perlmutter’s pissed that they don’t own the movie rights, and so doesn’t want to give “free advertising” to whichever studio does. 423 more words

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