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Year of the Artist, Day 321: Nick Dragotta, Part 3 – The Age of the Sentry #6

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Nick Dragotta, and the issue is The Age of the Sentry #6, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated May 2009. These scans are from the trade paperback, which came out in 2009. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 318: Joëlle Jones, Part 4: Batman ’66 #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 Joëlle Jones, and the story is “Cleo-Bat-Ra” in Batman ’66 #10, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 2014 (for the digital comic – the print version is cover dated June). Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 303: Ted Naifeh, Part 5 – Courtney Crumrin #9 plus some added Batman bonus material!

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Ted Naifeh, and the issue is Courtney Crumrin #9, which was published by Oni and is cover dated January 2013. These scans are from Courtney Crumrin volume 6: The Final Spell, which was published in 2014. PLUS: There are some examples from Batman ’66, the digital version of which was published in October 2013 and the print version of which is cover dated February 2014. 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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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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Year of the Artist, Day 103: Mahmud Asrar, Part 5 – Indestructible Hulk Annual #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 Mahmud Asrar, and the issue is Indestructible Hulk Annual #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 2014. Enjoy!
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Ecce libri cum pictoris: Batman ’66 #1 and Deadpool #13

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Or as I like to call it: The Strange and Wonderful Differences Between Marvel and DC!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for February AND March 2013

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Last month, I didn’t get a chance to finish all of these before I went to the convention in Seattle, and then I was busy when I got back. So this month, we get a double dose of trades and books I’ve read and such. That means this is really long, and I apologize for that!
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Sunday brunch: Links for the week of 24-31 March 2013

I haven’t had a ton of time recently to scour the Internet, but this week, I did! So let’s check out what’s going on around the web which is world-wide!
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Sunday Brunch: 2/6/11

Your weekly-ish survey of the news, criticism, and art, sequential or otherwise, found on the comics internet. I hope you’re taking good notes, because there will be a quiz.

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Sunday Brunch: 10/10/10

Sunday? Again? Already? Here we go, then. Links, cartoon review, ruminations on the cud of the industry.

CHALLENGE OF THE WEEK: Invent a sidekick for a superhero who has never had a sidekick.

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Five Great Comics from the Past Few Months

My Box of Comics posts usually arrive fashionably late, but in this instance, the party ended weeks ago and the Box of Comics is still picking out a tie. So let’s give a quick look at the really good stuff, the comics worth praising from the past few lunar cycles. I suspect many of you have overlooked some (or all) of these gems. (And again, thanks to the Discount Comic Book Service, and also HeavyInk, for providing me with my regular comics fix.)

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A review a day: Mysterius the Unfathomable

I didn’t get this when it came out in pamphlet form, but I picked it up in the trade paperback format that all the kids are raving about. So let’s see what’s what with this sucker!
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