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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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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, Day 36: Dustin Nguyen, Part 1 – The Authority #23

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Dustin Nguyen, and the issue is The Authority #23, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated August 2001. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for January 2014

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“What’s so amazing / That keeps us stargazing / And what do we think we might see”
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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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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 340: Team Zero #2

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 Team Zero #2, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated March 2006. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 320: JLA #72

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from JLA #72, which was published by DC and is cover dated November 2002. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 310: Superman Beyond #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Superman Beyond #2, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 2009. This scan is from the Final Crisis trade paperback, which was published in 2009. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 284: The Authority #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 the The Authority #13, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated May 2000. This page was suggested by Hal, who’s a very enthusiastic commenter (and we love him for it!). Enjoy!
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Review time! with Nevsky: A Hero of the People

Oh, I have a lot to write about this book, just see if I don’t!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 229: JLA #95

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be looking at four writer/artist duos, as voted on by you, the readers! This week features Chris Claremont and John Byrne! Today’s page is from JLA (volume 3?) #95, which was published by DC and is cover dated May 2004. I borrowed this issue from Howard Harris, my friendly neighborhood retailer. Thanks, Howard! Enjoy!
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Comics You Should Own – Planetary

Man, it’s hard to write about Planetary. So many others have already done so! But I’ll give it the old college try, just for you guys. I love you guys so much!
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A review a day: Bay City Jive

Now, why on earth would I be reviewing a decade-old mini-series that has never been collected? Find out below!
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Comics You Should Own flashback – The Authority #22-29

Here’s another olde-tyme Comics You Should Own post, from back in 2005. It’s the last one I posted at the old blog!
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