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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 106: Jae Lee, Part 3 – Captain America #16

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jae Lee, and the issue is Captain America #16, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated October 2003. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 53: J. H. Williams III, Part 4 – Desolation Jones #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 J. H. Williams III, and the issue is Desolation Jones #1, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated July 2005. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 52: J. H. Williams III, Part 3 – Promethea #30

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is J. H. Williams III, and the issue is Promethea #30, which was published by DC/Wildstorm/America’s Best Comics and is cover dated July 2004. These scans are from Promethea Book Five, which came out in 2005. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for November 2013

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Yeah, I know it’s December. That’s just the way it is!
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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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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for May 2013

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“Well he said, ‘One thing, before I graduate / Never let your fear decide your fate.'”
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for April 2013

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“And for a while things were cold / They were scared down in their holes / The forest that once was green / Was coloured black by those killing machines”
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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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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 342: Conan the Cimmerian #2

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 Conan the Cimmerian #2, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated August 2008. This scan is from the trade paperback Conan volume 7: Cimmeria, which was published in 2009. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for November 2012

Another month, another bunch of trade paperbacks. Plus: real books? What craziness is this????
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 264: Manhunter #31

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Manhunter #31, which was published by DC and is cover dated August 2008. 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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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 195: Fantastic Four: 1234 #3

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Fantastic Four: 1234 #3, which was published by Marvel (which for some reason calls this “volume 2″ in the indicia, as you can see) and is cover dated December 2001. Enjoy!
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