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Review time! with Starve #1-5

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I mentioned a few weeks ago that Brian Wood had sent me digital copies of both Rebels and his other new comic, Starve, but I didn’t have time to get to the second one. Well, I still don’t have a lot of time (I’m still having issues with my Internet connection, because I might as well live in 1996 with the speed I have), but I’m going to get to it anyway!
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Comics You Should Own – StormWatch vol. 1 #37-50; vol. 2 #1-11

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It’s time to look at the comic that turned a marginally well-known writer named Warren Ellis into a superstar named “Warren Ellis”! Won’t that be fun!
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Review time! with The Wizard

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Hey, it’s another comic I received in the mail! As always, I love getting these and giving them some publicity, so let’s check it out!
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What I bought – 6 May 2015

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She took off her shoes. “My husband said he married me because he thought my feet beautiful. Did you ever hear of such a thing?”

I said to her, “I have heard of a man who married a girl because he heard her laugh beneath his window. And I have heard of a man who married a girl because she could dance a jig on a dinner plate and not break the plate and she was not a small girl. I know a man in County Monaghan who married a girl because she could not pronounce the letter r and he found that charming.” (Frank Delaney, from Ireland)
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Review time! with Amiculus: A Secret History volume 1

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On the back of this comic, we get the intriguing question: “Did Rome fall … or was it pushed?” Well, of course it’s more complicated than that, but that’s not what fiction is all about, right?
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2015

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Looking at Previews really is the best time to be a comics fan, because everything is great and nothing sucks! So let’s see what’s what in catalog #320!
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What I bought – 29 April 2015

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Genesis is a great lie; but it is also a great poem; and a six-thousand-year-old womb is much warmer than one that stretches for two thousand million. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
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Review time! with Jem and the Holograms #2

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You guys do know that Kelly writes for our blog, right? So of course we’re going to give her publicity in the form of advance reviews! That’s just science!!!!
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What I bought – 22 April 2015

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“I couldn’t. Absolutely. I know you work en route. And I like taxis. I was never good at geography and I learn things by asking the drivers where they come from.”

“They come from horror and despair.”

“Yes, exactly. One learns about the countries where unrest is occurring by riding the taxis here.” (Don DeLillo, from Cosmopolis)
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What I bought – 8 and 15 April 2015

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All of our religions but the Judaic and the Greek think more of us dead than alive. (Joseph Heller, from Picture This)
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Review time! with Rebels #1-3

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“For every freedom fighter, I wanna hold on tighter to the hope and will you gave – you were the brave, you were the brave”
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Review time! with Old Wounds #1

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“They will bury your empty coffin, they will raise for you a stone, they will know you fell in glory in the corner of some lonely foreign field”
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What I bought – 1 April 2015

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Mrs. Rouncewell holds this opinion, because she considers that a family of such antiquity and importance has a right to a ghost. She regards a ghost as one of the privileges of the upper classes; a genteel distinction to which the common people have no claim. (Charles Dickens, from Bleak House)
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