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Greg Burgas, Author at Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

This isn’t a best comics of 2014 list, but it’s something

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Due to my year-long daily posts about artists, I fell behind on reviewing and even reading comics in 2014. I continued to read single issues, but it took me three weeks into January to finish all the collected editions and graphic novels I bought last year, and of course I didn’t review many of them. So instead of doing a detailed “best-of” post, which I enjoy doing, I’m just going to write about some comics I really liked this past year. Sound good? I know, why should you care? Well, you shouldn’t, but if that’s the case, feel free to skip this post!
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Your Starman timeline!

I’m starting to enjoy comics that have discernible timelines, because then I can put something like this together! Starman was anchored in “real time,” but even as it started to drift, we can still see some discernible dates for when things happen. And, of course, everything in the past is very closely pegged to a date, so it’s fairly easy to construct a timeline. So that’s what I did! And don’t forget – MASSIVE SPOILERS BELOW!!!!
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Comics You Should Own – Starman

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Hey, I’m back! With one of my all-time favorite series!
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Review time! with No’Madd: City of Empty Towers

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Here’s another comic I’ve had for a few months, and I’m finally getting around to reviewing it! Hooray for free time!
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Review time! with Gilgamesh

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The creator of this graphic novel sent it to me back in August. Yeah, I’m slow. Let’s see what’s what!
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Year of the Artist, Day 365: Joe Kubert, Part 5 – Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the graphic novel is Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965, which was published by DC and is cover dated May 2010. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 364: Joe Kubert, Part 4 – Detective Comics #500, Batman #400, and Tor #3

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issues are Detective Comics #500 and Batman #400, which were published by DC and are cover dated March 1981 and October 1986, respectively, and Tor #3, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated August 1993. The Tor scans are from Tor by Joe Kubert volume 3, which was published by DC in 2003. Enjoy!
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Review time! with Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman

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I’m seriously behind on reviewing stuff, but I hope to catch up in the next few weeks, beginning with this fun comic!
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Year of the Artist, Day 363: Joe Kubert, Part 3 – Tarzan #220

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issue is Tarzan #220, which was published by DC and is cover dated June 1973. These scans are from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years volume 2, which was published by Dark Horse in 2006. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 362: Joe Kubert, Part 2 – The Brave and the Bold #1 and Our Army at War #104 and #162

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issues are The Brave and the Bold #1 and Our Army at War #104 and #162, which were published by DC and are cover dated August/September 1955, March 1961, and January 1966 respectively. The “Viking Prince” scans are from The Viking Prince hardcover, which was published in 2010, while the solo Sergeant Rock story is from Showcase Presents Sgt. Rock volume 1, which was published in 2007. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 361: Joe Kubert, Part 1 – All-New Comics #10, Black Cat #2, Hollywood Confessions #2, Son of Sinbad #1, The Hawk #2, Three Stooges #1, and Meet Miss Pepper #5

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issues are All-New Comics #10 and Black Cat #2, which were published by Harvey and are cover dated September 1944 and August/September 1946, respectively; Hollywood Confessions #2 and Son of Sinbad #1, which were published by St. John and are cover dated December 1949 and February 1950, respectively; The Hawk #2, which was published by Ziff-Davis and is cover dated Summer 1952; and Three Stooges #1 and Meet Miss Pepper #5, which were published by St. John and are cover dated September 1953 and April 1954, respectively. All of these scans are from Weird Horrors and Daring Adventures: The Joe Kubert Archives volume 1, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2012. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2015

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The new Previews is out, and we all have to get used to writing “2015” on everything! Can you handle it?!?!?!?
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Year of the Artist, Day 360: Wallace Wood, Part 5 – Vampirella #12, Sally Forth #4, and Cannon

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “To Kill a God!” in Vampirella #12, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1971, as well as “Sally Forth” #4 and excerpts from “Cannon,” which were published in Overseas Weekly in 1971-1974. The scans of Vampirella and “Sally Forth” are from WoodWork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981, which was published by IDW/Éditions Déesse in 2012, while those from “Cannon” are from Cannon, the hardcover collection published by Fantagraphics in 2014. Enjoy! And yes, it’s late-era Wood, so it’s pretty Not Safe For Work below!
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Year of the Artist, Day 359: Wallace Wood, Part 4 – Blazing Combat #4

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “Me-262!” in Blazing Combat #4, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1966. These scans are from the hardcover collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2009. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 358: Wallace Wood, Part 3 – Daredevil #6

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issue is Daredevil #6, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 1965. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Daredevil volume 1, which was published 2003. Enjoy!
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