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A Universe in One Comic Book: Astro City Vol. 3, #23

A year ago, I swore off blogging the new volume of Astro City. I was sick of writing blogs that amounted, in different ways, to saying that there’s nothing wrong with this, but it doesn’t do for me what it used to and I don’t know why. 619 more words

Comics And Graphic Novels

Windsor entertainment events for May 28 to June 3

Thursday, May 28

Manitoba indie rock

Winnipeg’s autumn still is the type of band that likes to keep its name in lowercase and take photographs of band members with cats. 848 more words


"Transition," and a lack thereof in Berlin

In anticipation of the Emerson String Quartet’s performance tomorrow night at the Harris Theater, here’s a very, very underrated video I came across while preparing for my interview with Eugene Drucker. 37 more words


Complete List of Marvel Secret Wars #2 Variant Covers (Image Gallery)

Today, May 13th, the second issue of the Marvel Secret Wars event has been released.  Though not quite as heavily as the first issue, this issue is offered with several variant covers to get the collectors up in arms.  172 more words

Variant Cover

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Covers – Week 5/6/2015

Arcadia #1 Incentive Scott Pfeiffer Virgin Variant

Baltimore Cult Of The Red King #1 Peter Bergting

Convergence Harley Quinn #2 Regular Steve Pugh

Dead Drop #1 Variant Adam Gorham… 492 more words

Comic Cover Art

Cover of the Week 6/5 - Secret Wars #1 by Alex Ross

It is a travesty that I have not discussed the art of Alex Ross more often on this site. Aside from bringing realistic appearances into his work, he has incredible depth and texture to boot. 323 more words

Cover Art

Comic of the week (week 14)

Secret Wars 1

The first issue of secret wars does exactly what we were told it would do.It destroyed both of the main marvel universe and the ultimate universe.What they didn’t say is that it would be intensely painful and leave you with a huge sense of what the hell did I even just read. 343 more words