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For DC and Marvel, the content of their books is the least of their problems

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Well, that’s a cheery title, isn’t it? I’m going to write about Futures End and Original Sin, both of which had a “zero” issue that I didn’t read and both of which shipped their #1 issues this week. So, um, SPOILERS be below, arrrrrr!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for January 2013

Oxford comma in the title of this post: Yay or nay? I love Oxford commas, myself, but I enjoy hearing opinions about grammatical minutiae!
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She Has No Head! – Is the Destruction of The Amazons The Destruction of Feminism in DC Comics?

I drafted Wonder Woman #7 for my CBR reviews last week not knowing what the issue was about, and it resulted in the toughest review I’ve had to write for CBR yet. To CBR’s credit, though the review skewed a bit editorial, they ran it. However, we have strict word counts over there and I have many thoughts and feelings…so here we are on She Has No Head! five days later.

I have loved and supported the new Wonder Woman under Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang. I supported this book vehemently even when I did not agree with all the choices they made — like Wonder Woman being Zeus’ daughter and thus a demi-god — because I understand that writers have to do things that are unpopular sometimes in order to tell the best story. And in fact, doing something unpopular can often be the right thing to do. In addition to that, I also understand that stories are not tailor made FOR ME, and I don’t expect them to be. So I accepted the changes as many fans did and continued to read, and frankly to love, so much of what Azzarello and Chiang were doing.

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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 71: 100 Bullets #65

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from 100 Bullets #65, which was published by DC/Vertigo and is cover dated December 2005. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 20: Tales of the Unexpected #7, back-up story

Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is the back-up story from Tales of the Unexpected #7, which was published by DC and is cover dated June 2007. Yes, this is more commonly known as “Chapter Seven” of Doctor 13: Architecture & Mortality. Enjoy!
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A review a day: Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics

Oh, anthologies. Some good stories, some bad stories … unless it’s this collection, which features nothing but awesome!
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