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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 320: JLA #72

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from JLA #72, which was published by DC and is cover dated November 2002. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 229: JLA #95

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be looking at four writer/artist duos, as voted on by you, the readers! This week features Chris Claremont and John Byrne! Today’s page is from JLA (volume 3?) #95, which was published by DC and is cover dated May 2004. I borrowed this issue from Howard Harris, my friendly neighborhood retailer. Thanks, Howard! Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 96: JLA #4

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 “Crazy superheroics is what I do best!” Morrison. Today’s page is from JLA #4, which was published by DC and is cover dated April 1997. Enjoy!
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Committed: Grant Morrison’s JLA is a great birthday present

Last week I finally read a large chunk of Grant Morrison’s ’90’s run on JLA. It was something I’d been really looking forward, saving up to read when I felt like I deserved it. I knew it was going to be good, I just didn’t realize how much so. It was my birthday last week. Well, not quite my birthday, the day after my birthday, but I still wanted to keep celebrating in a low key way, so I took a very relaxing 2 hour hot bath and I dived into Grant Morrison’s run on JLA.

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Committed: My Fantasy Superhero Creative Teams

It being the day before Thanksgiving, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of you happy holidays. I hope you have a lot of good comic books to read when you’re too full to move.

In the next few days it will not only be Thanksgiving but also my birthday, so I’ve decided to create my own unconventional creator/superhero wishlist. On previous Thanksgivings I have asked diverse comic book creators about what they’re thankful for and discussed my own gratitude for comics, but this year I’m taking a different direction and writing about what I’d like to see.

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Comics You Should Own Archive

Here are links to all the Comics You Should Own essays I have written so far. Plus, I’ve added some explanation.  Enjoy!
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Comics You Should Own – JLA #1-41 + various tie-in comics

Hot damn, I love these comics! And, as it’s the God of All Comics’ fiftieth birthday today, it’s a good time to discuss them (even if it was completely coincidental)!
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I Finally Read JLA/Avengers

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