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Year of the Artist, Day 332: Joe Madureira, Part 4 – Inhuman #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 Joe Madureira, and the issue is Inhuman #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated June 2014. These scans are from Amazing Spider-Man #1, which was also cover dated June 2014 and contained a reprint of Inhuman #1 for some reason. Enjoy!
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What I bought – April 2014 selections

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I had killed a man. I had killed a man to get a woman. I had put myself in her power, so there was one person in the world that could point the finger at me and I would have to die. I had done all that for her, and I never wanted to see her again as long as I lived.

That’s all it takes, one drop of fear, to curdle love into hate. (James M. Cain, from Double Indemnity)
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Review time! with Zero #7

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“Emptiness is loneliness, and loneliness is cleanliness, and cleanliness is godliness, and god is empty just like me”
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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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Year of the Artist, Day 88: Jamie McKelvie, Part 5 – Young Avengers #2, 4, 7, 9, 13

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jamie McKelvie, and the issues are Young Avengers #2, 4, 7, 9, and 13, which were published by Marvel and are cover dated April, June, September, October 2013 and February 2014. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 87: Jamie McKelvie, Part 4 – Defenders #9

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jamie McKelvie, and the issue is Defenders #9, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated October 2012. These scans are from the trade paperback, which was published in January 2013. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 63: Ming Doyle, Part 4 – Mara #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 Ming Doyle, and the issue is Mara #4, which was published by Image and is cover dated April 2013. Enjoy!
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Review time! with Zero #5

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“This time the revolution will be computerised / You’ll know it as you do it / In real time before your eyes”
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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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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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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for July 2013

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“Can you picture what will be / So limitless and free”
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Ecce libri cum picturis: Young Avengers #4, among other books

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You know, I hate living in a world where Kelly Thompson is even a little right, confound it!!!
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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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Review time! with Doctor Strange: Season One

Yet another one of these new origin stories from Marvel! Let’s check it out!
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