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Year of the Artist, Day 322: Nick Dragotta, Part 4 – Vengeance #2

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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 Vengeance #2, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated October 2011. These scans are from the hardcover collection, which came out in February 2012. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 152: Chris Burnham, Part 4 – Officer Downe

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Chris Burnham, and the issue is Officer Downe, which was published by Image and is cover dated July 2010. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 149: Chris Burnham, Part 1 – Nixon’s Pals

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Chris Burnham, and the comic is Nixon’s Pals, which was published by Image and is cover dated April 2008. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 37: Dustin Nguyen, Part 2 – Wildcats 3.0 #15

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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 Wildcats 3.0 #15, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated December 2003. Enjoy!
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Sunday brunch: Links for the week of 7-13 July 2013

Well, it’s been a strange weekend, news-wise, but let’s all relax with some fun links, shall we?
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Ecce libri cum picturis: The Bounce #1 and Sex #3

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“Slip and slide in your wet delight, feel the blood flow / Not too fast, don’t be slow, my love’s in your hands”
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 269: Gødland #23

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Gødland #23, which was published by Image and is cover dated May 2008. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 183: Doc Bizarre, M. D.

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Doc Bizarre, M. D., which was published by Image and is cover dated October 2011. Enjoy!
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Review time! with Doc Bizarre, M.D.

I’m surprised this isn’t an ongoing …
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Comic-Con 2011: I am described as “persnickety” and other anecdotes from San Diego

Yes, it’s time for the Mother of All Con Reports! No panel coverage, no breaking news, no fascinating interviews – just stories from the convention trenches! See: Superheroes struggle to text! Read about: The man with no sunglasses! Behold: Your humble author’s clothing! Nothing is sacred, not even the reputation of our newly-minted Eisner-award-winning Grand Poobah!
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Taking no chances: Mainstream superhero comics need a kick in the butt

I spend a lot of time coming up with provocative titles for my posts, you know! How’s that one?
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Sunday Brunch: 1/23/10

WHITHER THE COMICS CODE? So DC and Archie, the last bastions of the Comics Code Authority, have dropped the seal’s use entirely. Which begs the question, hopefully for an actual comics journalist to answer: Who was the Comics Code Authority? Where was this self-governing body headquartered, who was on it, and what will they do now? As something that’s existed for something like 60 years, you’d think we’d know more about it. Sure, we know what created it, but how has it been maintained these many years? What caused its complete loss of power (the direct market, I presume)? How will it be remembered?

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Sunday Brunch: 12/26/10

Below the fold: presents left under the tree, stocking stuffer stuff, aired grievances, and other secular, nondenominational metaphors for stuff I found on the comics internet.

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