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Year of the Artist, Day 256: Stuart Immonen, Part 5 – Fear Itself #7

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Stuart Immonen, and the issue is Fear Itself #7, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated December 2011. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 194: Rob Liefeld, Part 3 – X-Force #4

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Rob Liefeld, and the issue is X-Force #4, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated November 1991. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 170: John Romita, Jr., Part 4 – Uncanny X-Men #301

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is John Romita, Jr., and the issue is Uncanny X-Men #301, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated June 1993. 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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Year of the Artist, Day 143: Mike Deodato, Part 5 – Original Sin #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 Mike Deodato, and the issue is Original Sin #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated July 2014. It’s a comic from the future!!!! Enjoy!
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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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Year of the Artist, Day 107: Jae Lee, Part 4 – The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #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 Jae Lee, and the issue is The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated April 2007. These scans are from the hardcover trade, which was published in 2007. Enjoy!
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What I bought – March 2014 selections

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On the narrow Augesd dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts – on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses’ hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing on another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for November 2013

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Yeah, I know it’s December. That’s just the way it is!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for October 2013

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“The ghouls all came from their humble abodes / To get a jolt from my electrodes”
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Comics You Should Own – She-Hulk volume 3 and volume 4 #1-21

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The Dan Slott issues, basically. Yes, I know theoretically they’re not “volume 3″ and “volume 4,” as one of the characters helpfully explains, but I can still call them that!
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Page-by-page with Infinity #1

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It’s been a few years since I wanted to read a Big Two event, and I don’t know if I’ll read this entire saga, but I figured it was time for a page-by-page breakdown of at least the first issue, like I used to do back in the olden days (of 2011, that is). Plus, as an added bonus, I’m doing this as a live blog – I have not cracked open Infinity #1 yet, so these thoughts will be kind of loose and completely raw, just like your mom. HEY-OOOHHHHHHHHHH! Let’s do this thing! MASSIVE SPOILERS BELOW, in case you couldn’t guess. If you haven’t read Infinity yet, grab your copy and follow along! If you don’t want to read Infinity, well … read this instead and you’ll know exactly what happens!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 346: Web of Spider-Man #87

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. As it’s now December, I will be examining the LAST pages of random comics, so watch out for SPOILERS! Today’s page is from Web of Spider-Man #87, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated April 1992. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 306: The New West #1

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from The New West #1, which was published by Black Bull Comics and is cover dated March 2005. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 281: Wolverine and the X-Men #13

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month (for a while) I will be showing pages chosen by you, the readers. Today’s page is from Wolverine and the X-Men #13, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated September 2012. This page was suggested by Third Man, who already had one of his suggestions featured and I know I said only one per person, but this page is pretty keen. I make the rules, yay! Enjoy!
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