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Flippin’ through Previews – August 2014

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Oh, you know it’s a good time when Previews #311 shows up. Mostly because then I can reference this! Straight from 1995 to your earhole!!!!
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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2014

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Is this the most important month in Marvel’s history? Only Previews #310 can tell us!!!!
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Flippin’ through Previews – June 2014

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Could it be? After all these years? Is it here? Will it come out on time? Some of these answers can be found in Previews #309, so let’s go under the cut to find them out!
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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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Committed: Finding New Superheroes in Carey & Casagrande’s Suicide Risk

052114_suiciderisk2Ever since the “new 52 thing” happened a couple of years ago I felt a bit squeezed out of reading the superhero titles which I used to enjoy. It just wasn’t a good transition for me and as things progressed I moved further and further away from DC and Marvel until the only superhero comic books I was reading were Hawkeye and Daredevil. But no matter how disenfranchised I felt, I have always been drawn to the concept of superheroes and I was still jonesing for some super powered action, so I went to the comic shop just to see what was out there about superheroes from different publishers… Continue Reading »

Flippin’ through Previews – May 2014

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DC actually makes a dick joke in Previews #308! What’s going on over there at 1700 Broadway????
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Year of the Artist, Day 112: Keith Giffen, Part 4 – Trencher #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Keith Giffen, and the issue is Trencher #2, which were published by Image and is cover dated June 1993. These scans are from the trade paperback, which was published by Boom! Studios in 2005. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2014

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Drooling Superman! Everyone loves Drooling Superman! Luckily, he shows up in Previews #307, which also has comics in it!
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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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Year of the Artist, Day 56: Francesco Francavilla, Part 2 – Left on Mission #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 Francesco Francavilla, and the issue is Left on Mission #5, which was published by Boom! and is cover dated November 2007. Enjoy!
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Review time! with The Joyners in 3D

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“Freedom belongs only to those / Without video screens for eyes and mouth”
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What I bought – 12 February 2014

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“I wish life was like banking,” I said. “I don’t mean it’s straightforward. Some of it’s incredibly complicated. But you can understand it in the end, if you try hard enough. Or there’s someone, somewhere, who understands it, even if only afterward, after it’s too late. The trouble with life, it seems to me, is that it can turn out to be too late and you still haven’t understood it.” (Julian Barnes, from Talking It Over)
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Flippin’ through Previews – February 2014

I wonder if a certain wall-crawler is coming back soon? If only Previews #305 could let us know!
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What I bought – 8 January 2014

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we cry we laugh we feel we love we live
in the coffin of our existence and
IT IS ALWAYS TOO LATE (Tommy Trantino, from Lock the Lock)
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2014

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A.K.A. That time when Marvel Comics finally went as nuts as DC! Yes, it’s Previews #304! Yahoo!!!
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