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Being Fair to Bendis: A Queasy Look at Jessica Jones

So a couple of weeks ago, I really trashed Brian Michael Bendis’ new Defenders series, calling it the worst comic I had read in a while… 1,554 more words

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The Worst Comic I've Read in a While

So I’ve got a lot of comics to get caught up on reviewing. Most of them, I really enjoyed. But before I get to those, I just have this one bit of vitriol to get out of my system… 1,322 more words

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Divided States and Secret Empires

So I’ve been distracted from the funnybooks here lately, but some interesting stuff’s been happening. Secret Empire continued to cause controversy with its very existence. But first, one of comics’ most enduring creators has been accused of some pretty nasty stuff with his newest series. 2,897 more words

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Here We Go Again: Fanboys, Politics, and Secret Empires

Secret Empire 1 / Free Comic Book Day Special
by Nick Spencer, Steve McNiven, and Andrea Sorrentino

So I said I wasn’t going to pick up the second issue of this book (which, confusingly, is numbered as the first issue – don’t get me started on the whole “zero issue” thing). 1,674 more words

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Funnybooks on Film

So it’s one of those weeks where real life gets in the way of my fun, and I just don’t have the time or energy for my usual long-winded meanderings. 477 more words

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Spies and Secret Empires

So I bought two funnybooks last week that I hadn’t really planned on picking up. One of them is visually stunning. The other pulled me in with story. 1,620 more words

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Charming and Appalling Wonder: Alan Moore's Providence Ends Deep in the Heart of Lovecraft Country

So I probably shouldn’t have been surprised that ST Joshi appears as a character in the final issue of Alan Moore’s Providence. And yet, I was. 1,363 more words

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