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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2015

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What do we want? Comics from Previews #319! When do we want them? Uh, two months from now and possibly later, depending on scheduling?
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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2015

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What could possibly be in Previews #318 that I could want, you might ask. Well, you’ve come to the right place to find out!
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Year of the Artist, Day 361: Joe Kubert, Part 1 – All-New Comics #10, Black Cat #2, Hollywood Confessions #2, Son of Sinbad #1, The Hawk #2, Three Stooges #1, and Meet Miss Pepper #5

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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 Kubert, and the issues are All-New Comics #10 and Black Cat #2, which were published by Harvey and are cover dated September 1944 and August/September 1946, respectively; Hollywood Confessions #2 and Son of Sinbad #1, which were published by St. John and are cover dated December 1949 and February 1950, respectively; The Hawk #2, which was published by Ziff-Davis and is cover dated Summer 1952; and Three Stooges #1 and Meet Miss Pepper #5, which were published by St. John and are cover dated September 1953 and April 1954, respectively. All of these scans are from Weird Horrors and Daring Adventures: The Joe Kubert Archives volume 1, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2012. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2015

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The new Previews is out, and we all have to get used to writing “2015” on everything! Can you handle it?!?!?!?
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Year of the Artist, Day 360: Wallace Wood, Part 5 – Vampirella #12, Sally Forth #4, and Cannon

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “To Kill a God!” in Vampirella #12, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1971, as well as “Sally Forth” #4 and excerpts from “Cannon,” which were published in Overseas Weekly in 1971-1974. The scans of Vampirella and “Sally Forth” are from WoodWork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981, which was published by IDW/Éditions Déesse in 2012, while those from “Cannon” are from Cannon, the hardcover collection published by Fantagraphics in 2014. Enjoy! And yes, it’s late-era Wood, so it’s pretty Not Safe For Work below!
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Year of the Artist, Day 359: Wallace Wood, Part 4 – Blazing Combat #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 Wallace Wood, and the story is “Me-262!” in Blazing Combat #4, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1966. These scans are from the hardcover collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2009. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 357: Wallace Wood, Part 2 – Shock SuspenStories #8 and #9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD #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 Wallace Wood, and the issues are Shock SuspenStories #8 and 9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD magazine #13, all of which were published by EC and are cover dated April/May 1953, June/July 1953, July/August 1953, March 1954, and July 1954. The scans of the first two stories are from Came the Dawn and Other Stories, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2012, and the next three stories are from WoodWork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981, which was published by IDW/Éditions Déesse in 2012. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 356: Wallace Wood, Part 1 – Amazing Adventures #1, Crime SuspenStories #1, and Eerie #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issues are Amazing Adventures #1, which was published by Ziff-Davis Publishing and is cover dated 1950, Crime SuspenStories #1, which was published by EC and is cover dated October/November 1950, and Eerie #2, which was published by Avon Periodicals and is cover dated August/September 1951. The scans of the first story are from Wally Wood: Strange Worlds of Science Fiction, which was published by Vanguard in 2012, the second story is from Came the Dawn and Other Stories, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2012, and the third story is from Wally Wood: Eerie Tales of Crime and Horror, which was published by Vanguard in 2013. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 347: Barry Windsor-Smith, Part 5 – Storyteller #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 Barry Windsor-Smith, and the story is “The Freebooters” – from chapters 4 and 5 – from Storyteller #4 (technically it’s Barry Windsor-Smith: Storyteller, but I hate when the person’s name is part of the title – for some reason it irks me), which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated January 1997. These scans are from The Freebooters Collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2005. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2014

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It’s almost Christmas, so what better thing to do than treat yourself by pre-ordering comics from Previews #315! Whoo-hoo!
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2014

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For some reason, it feels like the Marvel brass are being tremendous douchebags this month. Why? Go below the cut, where all the secrets of Previews #314 will spill out!
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Year of the Artist, Day 279: David Mazzucchelli, Part 4 – Zero Zero #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the story is “Stop the Hair Nude” in Zero Zero #2, which was published by Fantagraphics and is cover dated May-June 1995. Enjoy! (Oops, I have to break out the Not Safe For Work warning again. You thought I had to retire it because I used it so much when I did Tim Vigil, but it’s a true yeoman, and it’s back out there now to warn you – your boss might not enjoy you checking this out at the office. Note the name of the story, for crying out loud!)
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Flippin’ through Previews – October 2014

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Wait, Damian might not be dead? The hell you say!!! All the answers can be found in Previews #313 … well, probably not, but it’s nice to think so!
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Year of the Artist, Day 268: Al Williamson, Part 2 – Crime SuspenStories #17 and Vault of Horror #37

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the stories are “Fired!” from Crime SuspenStories #17 and “Take Care” from Vault of Horror #37, which were published by EC and are cover dated June-July 1953 and July 1954, respectively. These scans are from 50 Girls 50, which was published by Fantagraphics in March 2013. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – August 2014

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Oh, you know it’s a good time when Previews #311 shows up. Mostly because then I can reference this! Straight from 1995 to your earhole!!!!
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