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Year of the Artist, Day 225: Tony Harris, Part 4 – Ex Machina #10

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Tony Harris, and the issue is Ex Machina #10, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated June 2005. Enjoy!
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What I bought – April 2014 selections

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I had killed a man. I had killed a man to get a woman. I had put myself in her power, so there was one person in the world that could point the finger at me and I would have to die. I had done all that for her, and I never wanted to see her again as long as I lived.

That’s all it takes, one drop of fear, to curdle love into hate. (James M. Cain, from Double Indemnity)
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What I bought – March 2014 selections

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On the narrow Augesd dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts – on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses’ hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing on another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for February 2014

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“In war we’re tough and able / Quite indefatigable / Between our quests we sequin vests and impersonate Clark Gable”
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Year of the Artist, Day 58: Francesco Francavilla, Part 4 – Detective Comics #875

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Francesco Francavilla, and the issue is Detective Comics #875, which was published by DC and is cover dated May 2011. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 38: Dustin Nguyen, Part 3 – Manifest Eternity #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 Dustin Nguyen, and the issue is Manifest Eternity #1, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated August 2006. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for September 2013

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“A fool tried to sweat me, actin’ like he was hard / I stuck him twice in the neck and left him dead in the yard”
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Ecce liber cum picturis: Suicide Squad #20

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Why Suicide Squad #20? Am I smoking something? What the hell is wrong with me?
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Comics You Should Own – Secret Six

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She has a lot of career left, but at this point, this has to be Gail Simone’s masterpiece, right?
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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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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 316: Catwoman (volume 2) #53

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Catwoman (volume 2) #53, which was published by DC and is cover dated May 2006. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for July 2012

As I noted last month, some of the stuff I bought in June ended up in this post. Oh well – we don’t stand on ceremony here at ye olde blogge!
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Review time! with Gone to Amerikay

Hey, it’s an original graphic novel starring brand new characters from DC (well, Vertigo)! Let’s check it out!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for May 2012

Hey, it’s that time again, when we hit things hard and we hit things fast and then … we’re gone! We’re like ninjas that way!
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