Into the Back Issue Box
As always, here are the rules to these posts.
After a week off, we return with … an anthology series.Â Oh dear.Â In theory, I like anthologies.Â Occasionally, in practice they’re a bit tough to pull off.Â Which will this be?!?!? Continue Reading »
The rules.Â Yes, I link to them every week.Â But you never who’s new!
This week the randomness of the exercise brings us the second straight Kurt Busiek comic book.Â But I very much doubt if you will guess which one it is … Continue Reading »
I should point out the rules for these posts.Â I don’t think I’ve ever done it before!
I still yearn for a good comic to read for these posts.Â This week, I get my wish!Â Â It’sÂ a Festivus miracle!Â After the past few weeks, it’s a welcome change. Continue Reading »
Yes, I’m back with the rules for these posts.Â I figure there might be someone who doesn’t know them!
Well, I wished for a good comic this weekend.Â I didn’t get it, sadly.Â Stinkin’ muties.Â Does anyone ever wish Bastion had succeeded in his diabolical plan? Continue Reading »
I will direct you to the rules for these posts, even though you should know them by now!
Today: Is it really that difficult to write aÂ decent comic book? Really? Continue Reading »
Are there rules about these posts?Â Of course there are!
Did you ever wonder what a comic book on steroids would look like?Â Wonder no more! Continue Reading »
Ground rules, as usual.
Today’s entry features a rather obscure comic with some very early work by one of Cronin’s favorite comics professional!Â Who could it be?Â Read on … below the fold! Continue Reading »
So the rules of these posts are here.Â You know the drill!
Today’s selection is weird.Â It is written by perhaps the greatest comic book writer ever, but if a first-time comic book reader read it, they might be turned off of the medium.Â What could it be?Â Read on … Continue Reading »
As usual, check out the ground rules here.Â If that’s your thing.
Today: a very special movie tie-in, plus Secrets of Into The Back Issue Box Revealed!Â Oh, it’s going to be wild! Continue Reading »
You know the rules, right?Â Well, if you don’t, there’s the link.
Today’s selection: a somewhat lousy comic book that works surprisingly well if you’re a first-time reader! Continue Reading »
I’m putting the ground rules for these posts first today.Â That’s just how I roll!Â
Today’s issue is Part 6 of 6 (or, as the splash page pretentiously calls it, Part VI).Â Where’s my trade paperback?Â Shouldn’t this be perfect fodder for that???? Continue Reading »
Today’s entry fulfills almost all the requirements that are needed to hook a new reader.Â Or maybe I’m just prejudiced because I liked it.Â We shall see!
This week’s selection is not bad, actually.Â It’s not great, but it does a good job telling a story and getting us all up to speed.Â What more can we ask for?
I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out what I’m doing in these posts.Â So if you’re new, read away!
I’d also be remiss if I didn’t point out that you can still enter my contest!Â You have until Sunday at midnight!Â I’ve gotten some very good entries, but anyone still has a chance to win.Â Why couldn’t it be you?
Moving on … Continue Reading »
This week: a beloved pop culture figure gets updated for the late 1980s/early 1990s … and the results are less than stellar, to say the least.Â Read on!