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Flippin’ through Previews – October 2013

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Oh, Previews. Welcome to the next 300 issues with October’s slab, #301!
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Flippin’ through Previews – September 2013

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Man, it’s the 300th issue of Previews! Where were you when you bought that first issue of Previews, 25 years ago, and breathlessly realized you could order comics from the monopoly itself? Oh, those crazy days of 1988! But let’s live in the here and now and see what’s going on this month!
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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2013

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Swamp Thing in Star Wars? What the heck?!?!? It’s all in Previews #298, where you can find so many goodies it’s almost not fair!
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Ecce picturae intra libros: Comics art for the week of 1 May 2013

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‘I met Andy Warhol at a really chic party’ / Blow it out your hairdo, ’cause you work at Hardee’s!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2013

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Previews #296 is out in the world, and I’m going to look through it! What will I find? NO MAN CAN SAY!!!! Continue Reading »

What I bought – 20 February 2013

There is not much importance in giving an award of importance to someone of no importance. (Joseph Heller, from Picture This)

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What I bought – 6 February 2013

“Italians have made the family an extremist group. The family is the instrument of revenge.” (Don DeLillo, from The Names)

Heads on sticks! Holy crap, I love the covers of this series Everyone loves the Merrymaker! There are no ninjas in this issue Cover text! Groovy! Oh, Howard Chaykin - what happened to you? The buildings are attacking him! So misleading! He looms like a looming loomer! That dude doesn't seem to be helping all that much Come at us, bros! That's ... unfortunate Yep, here it is again Stretch, Conan, stretch! Blood!  BLOOD!
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Flippin’ through Previews – February 2013

Oh, DC – you never fail to amuse, and Previews #293 is a perfect example of that!
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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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What I bought – 23 January 2013

And now let us believe in the long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been. (Rainier Maria Rilke)

World's worst amusement park ride? Misdirection! Jackal in a space suit! That's a lot of rounds, yo Damn Made you look! You don't use 'shambling' with regard to actual people too much, but that's what Dex looks like she's doing Benday dots! Could this be the first toy from this comic? Ultra-mod! I wouldn't trust that chicken Conan ANGRY! It's about time! That's still pretty ridiculous
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2013

So the wheel turns back around, and a fresh catalog of Previews arrives on my doorstep. Issue #292 is here!
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What I bought – 12 December 2012

Indeed, the Republican Right, while it worries plausibly about the loss of traditional values in an era of peace, is an example of the deformities it decries, since historically prosperous societies which perceive no outside threat have been the only ones that have the luxury to preoccupy themselves with discussions about such things as sexual values. The problem, though, is that we have no such luxury. The peace we think we have is only an interregnum before another cycle of conflict. The narcissistic isolationism of the congressional Republicans – who call for enforcing democracy abroad while denying the State Department the tools it requires for our own security interests and who refuse to pay our U.N. dues – comes at a time when the world vaguely resembles what it was before the outbreak of World War I. (Robert Kaplan, from The Coming Anarchy)

Serious! Misdirection! Singerian! Pretentious! Conspiratorial! Enraged! Terrifying! Worthwhile? Romance! Anthropomorphic! Awesome! Misnumbered! Ostrander!
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2012

Boy, Previews #291 has some lousy covers. Look below the cut to see one of them!
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2012

Hey, what do you know? Another month has passed, and Previews #290 has dropped! Let’s check it out, even though all of this has been available on the Internet for two or more weeks!
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What I bought – 24 October 2012

“We start our lives in chaos, in babble. As we surge up into the world, we try to devise a shape, a plan. There is dignity in this. Your whole life is a plot, a scheme, a diagram. It is a failed scheme but that’s not the point. To plot is to affirm life, to seek shape and control. Even after death, most particularly after death, the search continues. Burial rites are an attempt to complete the scheme, in ritual. Picture a state funeral, Jack. It is all precision, detail, order, design. The nation holds its breath. The efforts of a huge and powerful government are brought to bear on a ceremony that will shed the last trace of chaos. If all goes well, if they bring it off, some natural law of perfection is obeyed. The nation is delivered from anxiety, the deceased’s life is redeemed, life itself is strengthened, reaffirmed.”

“Are you sure?” I said.

“To plot, to take aim at something, to shape time and space. This is how we advance the art of human consciousness.” (Don DeLillo, from White Noise)

They're more than meets the eye! Smoking?  On the cover?  I'm going to get the vapors! Ultron?  Is that you? I'll have whatever she's on! What the fuck, Alex Ross? Oh, Gantz - you're so crazy! Ostrander FTW! Yes, yes - it's great blah blah blah
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