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THINGBEARD: Staring into the Abyss

Beginning an irregular series, in which we look back at one aspect or another of the nerd farm’s favorite super-team, The Fantastic Four! This week: the first five issues, and the incredible importance of that time the Thing became a pirate… 2,217 more words
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Fantastic Four Prelude: The Greatest Moment in Funnybook History

So I was working on a Fantastic Four piece for this week, but it’s taking a little longer than expected to pull it together. Just to give you something to ponder while you’re waiting, though… 34 more words

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All Good Things...

So I read way too many funnybooks on my recent vacation to talk about them all. But I did notice something of a trend: lots of books coming to an end, and lots of other books starting up anew. 2,377 more words

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Sex and the Starry Wisdom: Alan Moore's Providence Hits a Disturbing New High

So I took a week off for Thanksgiving, with the full intention of writing up a big fat review of multiple comics for the week after, but then one of the books that came out Thanksgiving week drew me into its undertow, and I’ve been trying to write my review of it ever since. 2,197 more words

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Secret Wars, Canary Cries, and Weird Little Kung Fu Bastards

One thing I’ve learned about writing funnybook reviews over the long term is that I can never be satisfied with my approach to it. When I’m reviewing everything I read, I start to feel like I’m saying the same things about the same books over and over again. 2,049 more words

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Getting Biblical: Jason Aaron Writes a Different Kind of Fantasy Epic

This week, I feel the need to remind everyone of what it says on the masthead here at the Dork Forty: Everything written here is just one dork’s opinion. 2,340 more words

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