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Year of the Artist, Day 251: Brendan McCarthy, Part 5 – The Zaucer of Zilk #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 Brendan McCarthy, and the issue is The Zaucer of Zilk #1, which was published by IDW and is cover dated October 2012 (although it was originally serialized in 2000AD in March, April, and May of 2012). 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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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 75: Jay and Silent Bob #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Jay and Silent Bob #2, which was published by Oni Press and is cover dated October 1998. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 41: Flinch #1

Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to a single artist. This week: Frank Quitely! Today’s page is from Flinch #1, which was published by DC/Vertigo and is cover dated June 1999. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 40: Flex Mentallo #1

Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to a single artist. This week: Frank Quitely! Today’s page is from Flex Mentallo #1, which was published by DC/Vertigo and is cover dated June 1996. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 39: Judge Dredd Megazine #2.37

Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to a single artist. This week: Frank Quitely! Today’s page is from Judge Dredd Megazine #2.37, which was published by Rebellion and is cover dated … well, I’m not sure, but it came out sometime in 1993 (perhaps 18 September, but I can’t pin that down definitively). Enjoy!
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