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Year of the Artist, Day 318: Joëlle Jones, Part 4: Batman ’66 #10

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joëlle Jones, and the story is “Cleo-Bat-Ra” in Batman ’66 #10, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 2014 (for the digital comic – the print version is cover dated June). Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 303: Ted Naifeh, Part 5 – Courtney Crumrin #9 plus some added Batman bonus material!

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Ted Naifeh, and the issue is Courtney Crumrin #9, which was published by Oni and is cover dated January 2013. These scans are from Courtney Crumrin volume 6: The Final Spell, which was published in 2014. PLUS: There are some examples from Batman ’66, the digital version of which was published in October 2013 and the print version of which is cover dated February 2014. Enjoy!
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What I bought – May 2014 selections

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“The novel I would most like to read at this moment,” Ludmilla explains, “should have as its driving force only the desire to narrate, to pile stories upon stories, without trying to impose a philosophy of life on you, simply allowing you to observe its own growth, like a tree, an entangling, as if of branches and leaves …” (Italo Calvino, from If on a winter’s night a traveler)
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What I bought – 19 February 2014

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That cloud of falling golden hair, that vivacious green, those trembling shadows, that shy, delighted, self-surprised face … if her God was watching, He must have wished Himself the Fallen One that night. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
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What I bought – 22 January 2014

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There comes a time in the life cycle of a nation when no decision that can be made is the right one and no action that can be taken is intelligent. (Joseph Heller, from Picture This)
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What I bought – 18 December 2013

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I did not betray Mr. Kurtz – it was ordered I should never betray him – it was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice. (Joseph Conrad, from Heart of Darkness)

(Lots of Not Safe For Work stuff in this post. You’ve been warned!!!!)
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What I bought – 20 November 2013

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“This is what history consists of. It’s the sum total of all the things they aren’t telling us.” (Don DeLillo, from Libra)
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3 Chicks Review Comics – Episode 063

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Inside this episode! Not one, but TWO advance reviews! First up we have an advance review of Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios’s PRETTY DEADLY #1. Next up is an advance review of Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting’s VELVET #1. Both reviews are spoiler free. After some “state of the industry” talk, mostly about NYCC 2013 we are joined by the fantastic Colleen Coover who talks about her work on everything from her current MonkeyBrain comic BANDETTE, with writer Paul Tobin, to her recent stint as an artist on the Batgirl and Catwoman focused issue of BATMAN ’66. After the interview I talk a bit about how THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING has almost 150 Amazon Reviews – and offer a prize to the 150th! By popular demand, we wrap up with a short and sweet (and long awaited) DRAMATIC READING! Enjoy, kids!

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.

3 Chicks Covers Ep 063

Ecce libri cum pictoris: Batman ’66 #1 and Deadpool #13

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Or as I like to call it: The Strange and Wonderful Differences Between Marvel and DC!
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3 Chicks Review Comics – Episode 059

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Inside this episode! A review of Jeff Parker and Jonathan Case’s Digital First Batman ’66 #1 and a review of Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong. Faith and Prudence then join us to talk about all things Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, their process, how the book came about, SDCC 2013, and what’s up next for them. We did have some serious technical challenges on this cast, whether it was because we had four people on, the addition of Canada, or something else who knows, but I apologize for the quality which is below our usual level. We’re also back to hell hot levels of summer in NYC so you can hear the constant irritating hum of my window unit. My kingdom for a recording studio! Or just central A/C. Anyway, last, but certainly not least, we have an all new DRAMATIC READING from Sue, and you don’t want to miss it! This week’s dramatic reading comes from an excellent piece by Scott Mendelson on Forbes.

OH! And the big winner of last week’s comment contest is CIRO! We’ll shoot you an email Ciro, Congrats!

Here are the breaks:

Review of Batman ’66 #1 Review  – 0:50

Review of Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong– 17:30

Interview with Faith Erin Hicks and Prudence Chen – 23:28

Comics talk and this week’s DRAMATIC READING! – 01:11:11

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!

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Sunday brunch: Links for the week of 24-31 March 2013

I haven’t had a ton of time recently to scour the Internet, but this week, I did! So let’s check out what’s going on around the web which is world-wide!
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Theory: Christian Bale’s Batman = Adam West’s Batman

Thanks to The Hub, I’ve been treated to an episode of the brilliant 1960s Batman TV show just about every night of the week. It’s been a long, long time since I’ve seen many of these stories, and I’m positively delighted to experience them once again. Being a tenth-level geek, however, has the back of my mind spinning, weaving together connections between the campy pop series and later Bat-lore. The inspiration it provided the Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher films seems readily apparent– Batman Returns borrows a plot from a Penguin episode, Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze may as well be Otto Preminger’s, etc– but what could 60s Batman possibly have in common with the grim avenger from the current Bat-flicks? Why, quite a bit, actually.

You see, I’ve determined that Christopher Nolan’s Bat-films take place in the same continuity as the Adam West-led series. Yes– they are prequels, and I can prove it!

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