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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2014

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Strap on the feedbag, people, ’cause we’ll be here all night!
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What I bought – 26 February 2014

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“Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love’s triangles.” (Oscar Wilde, from The Picture of Dorian Gray)
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2013

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Hey, Previews #302 is promoting smoking this month! Won’t someone think of the children?!?!?!?
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Flippin’ through Previews – October 2013

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Oh, Previews. Welcome to the next 300 issues with October’s slab, #301!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2013

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Previews #296 is out in the world, and I’m going to look through it! What will I find? NO MAN CAN SAY!!!! Continue Reading »

3 Chicks Review Comics Episode 054

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Inside this episode! Reviews of Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason’s Batman & Red Robin #19 and Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo’s Uncanny X-Men #4.  We also interview writer/artist Jamal Igle to talk about his successful kickstarter for the upcoming Molly Danger as well as Princeless Creator and Action Lab Comics Marketing Director Jeremy Whitley!

Here are the breaks:

Review of Batman & Red Robin #19 – 00:58

Review of Uncanny X-Men #4 – 18:00

Interview with Jamal Igle & Jeremy Whitley! – 39:58

More Comics Talk! – 01:15:05

3 Chicks Review Comics is a podcast featuring female comics lovers and bloggers Sue from DC Women Kicking Ass and Kelly Thompson from She Has No Head! Tune in to CSBG every other Monday at noon as we review comics and discuss hot topics of the week. In addition to the blogs above, you can also follow us all on twitter as well: Kelly and Sue.  Special thanks to Nik Furious for our awesome 3 Chicks theme song.

*As always beware of spoilers if you haven’t read the books in question! Advance reviews are always spoiler-free!

3 Chicks Ep 54

What I bought – ECCC edition!

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I got a bunch of comics at the Emerald City Comicon (some I actually bought!), and some of them were single issues, so I figured I’d do like last year and review them all at once. That’s fun, right?
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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2013

It’s a bit late due to other things, but let’s check out Previews #294 – maybe there’s some interesting stuff in it!
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What I bought – 13 February 2013

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Sipping drinks on the porch in the sunset, Farsheed Shomloo, an immigration lawyer, pointed to a book on the patio table and told Jim, “You should read this new book about Iran, it’s really interesting.” Jim replied:

“I don’t want to read it. I know the outcome already. In Iran, there is beautiful poetry and everything turns out a disaster. Here the poetry is not so beautiful, but people are free to discover the best in themselves; that’s why America has happy endings. Here it’s a negative system: there is no entrenched despotism, no will to dominate. We immigrants can remake the whole country if we want to. It’s ours for the taking, as if there is a perpetual clean slate where nobody is ever owed anything. I’ll tell you, the Iranian revolution was a disaster for Iran and a success for America, because it brought a lot of talented, ambitious Iranians here. Every time there is a disaster in the Third World, it’s a good thing for America, since the best of the middle class finds its way here.” (Robert Kaplan, from An Empire Wilderness)

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What I bought – 9 January 2013

She said, “In every age, there must be truths people can’t fight – whether or not they want to, whether or not they will go on being truths in the future. We live in the truth of what Freud discovered. Whether or not we like it. However we’ve modified it. We aren’t really free to suppose – to imagine – he could possibly have been wrong about human nature. In particulars, surely – but not in the large plan –” (A. S. Byatt, from Possession)

Pills solve everything! Batman sez: Why won't DC leave the damned Joker out of my comics for a few furshlugginer years?!?!? Avert your eyes!!! Frazer Irving is a crazy dude, man Dude should take better care of his cape Heart transplants don't work that way Drama! This won't end well It's BACK! Probably only 90 per cent pure awesome, but still pretty good Nice of this to finally show up! More cheap comics from Valiant! Another one bites the dust More American history than you can shake a stick at! Yeah, it's a book about fishing - wanna make something out of it? Does anything in this book exist anymore?  What's the point? Yeah, I'll give this a look ...
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2012

Boy, Previews #291 has some lousy covers. Look below the cut to see one of them!
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What I bought – 10 October 2012

And all the time, like pipes dripping, weakening and preparing to burst in the attic, around the house hearts were slowly breaking while nothing was being said. (Hanif Kureishi, from The Buddha of Suburbia)

She commands you to buy this book! That's a weird John Paul Leon cover Run, nerd! This is a weird-ass cover That can't end well Where's the action, man! I really have no idea what's happening on this cover Kelly's head just exploded Well, if Kelly's head didn't explode before, it might have right now! Gosh, the art's cool Hey, it's a Jeff Amano sighting! It's all signed and shit! Dang, this looks cool APES!!!! Angry monsters!
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Flippin’ through Previews – October 2012

I will never be so jaded about comics that I don’t enjoy a good stroll through Previews! It’s time for catalog #289!
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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2012

Man, I’ve been doing this for six years. Has it helped any of you find new comics you’d otherwise miss? Well, I hope so. Do I get grief every time I do it? Of course! But I’m a masochist, so let’s check out the two hundred eighty-sixth edition of Previews and see what we can find! Yeeeeeee-ha!
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What I bought – 16 May 2012

It is demonstrably plain that, were the whole matter of victualling the world on a non-national footing taken right out of the hands of the strutting male and handed over to a dozen sensible women who do not want to have their children killed, politics, which are nothing but a glorified form of housekeeping, would long since have been deflated to the problem of running a canteen. (William Gerhardie, from God’s Fifth Column)


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