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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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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2014

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Is this the most important month in Marvel’s history? Only Previews #310 can tell us!!!!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2014

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DC actually makes a dick joke in Previews #308! What’s going on over there at 1700 Broadway????
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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2014

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Drooling Superman! Everyone loves Drooling Superman! Luckily, he shows up in Previews #307, which also has comics in it!
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2014

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A.K.A. That time when Marvel Comics finally went as nuts as DC! Yes, it’s Previews #304! Yahoo!!!
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What I bought – 20 November 2013

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“This is what history consists of. It’s the sum total of all the things they aren’t telling us.” (Don DeLillo, from Libra)
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Review time! with Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

11-16-2013 02;22;12PM

“I know you are a creature of soil and air / If one becomes too heavy the other simply escapes from there”
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Review time! with Templar

10-26-2013 04;04;17PM

“Love, if you’re there come save me from all this cold despair; I can hang when you’re around, but I’ll surely die if you’re not there”
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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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Committed: Seagle & Kristiansen’s “Genius”

080713_genius1If you can’t sleep, reading a book might be the closest thing to having a friend stay up with you. At 5am I woke up with back ache and I couldn’t fall asleep again, so I picked up Steven Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen’s book, “Genius” and slipped into someone else’s world for a while. Not being able to sleep and lying in bed, alone with all of the thoughts about why you can’t sleep and what it will mean tomorrow are the things that make sleeplessness so incredibly annoying. If you’re not alone, being awake late can almost be fun, like when we were little kids and felt like we were getting away with something by staying up late. Finding something good to read as company in the night is a welcome reminder of the world outside of sleepless thoughts, and Seagle and Kirstiansen’s “Genius” is pretty good company.

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Flippin’ through Previews – August 2013

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So many other people look at the solicits when they show up on-line, but I don’t go in for that new-fangled stuff. Print RULEZ, man!!!! So let’s check out Previews #299, because we can always find super stuff in there!
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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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Flippin’ through Previews – June 2013

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It’s time for Travis Pelkie’s favorite column! Huzzah!
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Review time! with Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes

05-14-2013 05;16;02PM

Or, to put it more bluntly: WHY I HATE MATT KINDT!!!!
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Review time! with Jerusalem: A Family Portrait

05-06-2013 12;27;25PM (2)

You know, for a “tiny, strategically and economically insignificant desert hamlet” (as the frontispiece to this book calls it), people sure do love writing about Jerusalem. I wonder why?
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