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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 97: Marvel Boy #5

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks (more or less), with each week devoted to a single writer. This week: Grant “What the hell did Bendis do to my character?” Morrison. Today’s page is from Marvel Boy #5, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated December 2000. Enjoy!
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Committed: “Director’s Cut” Comic Books

With all of the luxury, hard cover reprints of comic books, why is it so rare to see  any involvement by the original authors? And why isn’t this more of a selling point, as it would be with movies when directors, writers and actors assemble to create a the “special features” on DVDs? As I begin to look at my books with a more critical eye, I can see that in many instances, collected reprints often aren’t any better than the original comic books. Continue Reading »

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