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Year of the Artist, Day 49: Marshall Rogers, Part 5 – Batman: Dark Detective #6

01-13-2014 01;35;37PM (2)

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Marshall Rogers, and the issue is Batman: Dark Detective #6, which was published by DC and is cover dated September 2005. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 30: Alan Davis, Part 5 – Batman and the Outsiders #31

12-07-2013 12;29;17PM (2)

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Alan Davis, and the issue is Batman and the Outsiders #31, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 1986. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 14: Mike Mignola, Part 4 – Gotham by Gaslight

10-25-2013 03;13;37PM (2)

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Mignola, and the issue is Gotham by Gaslight, which was published by DC and is cover dated February 1989. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 13: Mike Mignola, Part 3 – Cosmic Odyssey #1

10-24-2013 03;24;33PM (2)

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Mignola, and the issue is Cosmic Odyssey #1, which was published by DC and has a cover date of November 1988. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 366: Doom Patrol #63

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. As it’s now December, I will be examining the LAST pages of random comics, so watch out for SPOILERS! Today’s page is from Doom Patrol #63, which was published by DC and is cover dated January 1993. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for December 2012

I think this way of reviewing the many trades and older stuff I get is good, so I will continue doing so. I hope it’s good for all of you!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 348: Faith #5

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. As it’s now December, I will be examining the LAST pages of random comics, so watch out for SPOILERS! Today’s page is from Faith #5, which was published by DC/Vertigo and is cover dated March 2000. Enjoy!
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Review time! with The Judas Coin

Two words: “Walter” and “Simonson.” Review: DONE!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 181: GrimJack: The Manx Cat #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from GrimJack: The Manx Cat #2, which was published by IDW and is cover dated September 2009. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 101: Legion of Night #1

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 pseudo-week: Steve Gerber. Today’s page is from Legion of Night #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated October 1991. Enjoy!
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Comics You Should Own – The Question #1-6: “Devil’s in the Details”

I included the name of the story to indicate that this is NOT the Denny O’Neil/Denys Cowans series from the 1980s, but the mini-series that came out in 2005. Now you know!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 95: Doom Patrol #63

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 “Come in out of the rain” Morrison. Today’s page is from Doom Patrol #63, which was published by DC and is cover dated January 1993. Enjoy!
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Sunday Brunch: 10/3/10

Finally, it returns…! Beneath the fold, I discuss recent episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and survey this wretched hive of scum and villainy we call the comics internet.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK(S): What would EC Comics look like, feel like, read like today, if the company never closed its doors?

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