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Year of the Artist, Day 251: Brendan McCarthy, Part 5 – The Zaucer of Zilk #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Brendan McCarthy, and the issue is The Zaucer of Zilk #1, which was published by IDW and is cover dated October 2012 (although it was originally serialized in 2000AD in March, April, and May of 2012). Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 250: Brendan McCarthy, Part 4 – Revolver #1-6 (or Rogan Gosh)

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Brendan McCarthy, and the comic is Rogan Gosh, which was serialized in Revolver #1-6, which was published by Fleetway and is cover dated July – December 1990. These scans are from The Best of Milligan and McCarthy, which was published by Dark Horse in 2013. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 249: Brendan McCarthy, Part 3 – A1 #1 and Skin

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Brendan McCarthy, and the comics are “The Hollow Circus” in A1 #1, which was published by Atomeka Press and is cover dated 1989, and Skin, which was published by Tundra and is cover dated 1992. These scans are from The Best of Milligan and McCarthy, which was published by Dark Horse in 2013. Enjoy! (There’s some Not Safe For Work stuff below the cut, just so you know.)
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Year of the Artist, Day 248: Brendan McCarthy, Part 2 – Paradax! #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Brendan McCarthy, and the issue is Paradax! #1, which was published by Vortex Comics and is cover dated April 1987. These scans are from The Best of Milligan and McCarthy, which was published by Dark Horse in 2013. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 247: Brendan McCarthy, Part 1 – The Electric Hoax and Vanguard Illustrated #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Brendan McCarthy, and the comics are The Electric Hoax, which was published in Sounds in 1978 and “Freakwave: A Stranger in Paradise” in Vanguard Illustrated #1, which was published by Pacific Comics and is cover dated November 1983. These scans are from The Best of Milligan and McCarthy, which was published by Dark Horse in 2013. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for February 2014

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“In war we’re tough and able / Quite indefatigable / Between our quests we sequin vests and impersonate Clark Gable”
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Year of the Artist archive!

Here is a listing of all the artists featured in my daily posts, “Year of the Artist.” Easy-peasy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for September 2013

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“A fool tried to sweat me, actin’ like he was hard / I stuck him twice in the neck and left him dead in the yard”
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Comics You Should Own – Shade, the Changing Man

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Peter Milligan’s (and, to a certain extent, Chris Bachalo’s) masterpiece gets the spotlight!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for June 2013

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“I see how they run through the tall grass, / With such thoughtless minds, I wish I was thoughtless too”
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Comics You Should Own – Scalped

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Yeah, it’s pretty good. But not for the reasons you might think!
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Sunday Brunch: 10/24/10

In which Bill says hyperbolic things about a children’s cartoon and invites you on a guided tour of the comics internet (ask for Babs!).

DECLARATION OF THE WEEK: DC should only ever hire teenagers to write the Legion of Super-Heroes (sorry, Chris Bird).

SHAMELESS PROMOTION DEPARTMENT: A little while ago, I was shanghaied to Australia and not released until I answered a bunch of questions about Aquaman. Well, now you can finally read my harrowing ordeal, along with a bunch of other comics-y articles, in Extra Sequential #4, which can be found online here or here, in your interface of choice.

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Sunday Brunch: 9/12/10

The biggest Brunch ever? Quite possibly. All the news that’s fit to pimp!

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Five Great Comics from the Past Few Months

My Box of Comics posts usually arrive fashionably late, but in this instance, the party ended weeks ago and the Box of Comics is still picking out a tie. So let’s give a quick look at the really good stuff, the comics worth praising from the past few lunar cycles. I suspect many of you have overlooked some (or all) of these gems. (And again, thanks to the Discount Comic Book Service, and also HeavyInk, for providing me with my regular comics fix.)

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