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Getting Back to Bendis...

So while I was off talking about Books With Words In Them, big news hit the funnybook world: Brian Michael Bendis has announced that he’s leaving Marvel Comics for DC. 1,660 more words

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Pax Americana: The Watchmen Sequel Done Right

So I’m feeling a tiny bit under the weather this week, and will have to keep this short. That’s okay, though. Because I have a clever plan… 989 more words

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Geoff Johns and the Ashcan of DOOM!

So at this weekend’s New York Comic Con, DC Comics released an ashcan printing the first six pages of Geoff Johns and Gary Frank’s Doomsday Clock, the upcoming Watchmen sequel that promises to give us the spectacle of Superman vs Dr. 1,978 more words

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Black Mondays and Other Savagery

My continued fascination with things other than comics just keeps putting me further and further behind on reviews. So let’s play a bit of catch-up, shall we? 1,559 more words

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Freedom, Despair, and Mister Miracle

So I’ve been talking about movies and television and old funnybooks lately, and haven’t covered current comics much. I’ve abandoned the idea of covering the stack of unreviewed comics on my desk (partially because I filed them all away this weekend in a cleaning fit), but there is one book I held aside because I thought it was worth wrestling with all on its own… 2,043 more words

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Star Treks and Stray Bullets: The Joys of Damn Fine Pulp Writing

So it’s going to be kind of an uneven column this week. I’m coming off a long weekend today, after a long busy stretch at my day job (nerd farming is fun, but it don’t pay the bills). 2,018 more words

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KIRBY 100!

So today marks the 100th anniversary of Jack Kirby’s birth. Normally, I’d ramble on at length about the power of his ideas, the restless wildness of his creativity, the way he invented and re-invented the storytelling ground rules for so many different genres in comics… 108 more words

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