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Astro City: Lovers Quarrel

Lover Quarrel is the latest Astro City collection. This one features Crackerjack and Quarrel. They’re getting older. Another story in the collection features a talking gorilla who wants to play in a band. 101 more words

Comic Books

Stanley County saves money play for right time, advances past Chester

CHESTER — Stanley County had been keeping this one in its back pocket all season.

The play goes like this: Motion one of the split ends across the formation to overload one side, then look back to the tackle-eligible target streaking off the line of scrimmage and down the left seam. 918 more words


A Universe in One Comic Book: Astro City Vol. 3, #24

Having celebrated Astro City‘s previous issue for demonstrating the series’ long overdue longevity, it fels incumbent to review the second half of the story, just to record how disappointing it was. 374 more words

Comics And Graphic Novels

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

Change Your Time Zone To Finish Your Song

Are you trying to finish your song, but you’re stuck?  Try experimenting with the element of time. Don’t let your use of time be happenstance. It’s a powerful tool if you use it wisely. 444 more words


strikeforce morituri 1: the last stand of the black watch

Strikeforce Morituri shows up on comic book nostalgia blogs every once in a while. The series had a great premise, one that would bear re-imagining at today’s Marvel. 194 more words

Science Fiction

Quarrel Misses A Step In Our Exclusive Preview Of 'Astro City' #20

If you read my comics reviews at all, you know how much I love Astro City. Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson do a brilliant job of giving superhero comics a touching, human dimension. 111 more words