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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2016

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It’s time to check out Previews #331, if you can handle it!!!! (And by “it” I mean Travis’s annoying commentary!!!!)
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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2016

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I can almost get past the cover of Previews #330 without bursting into laughter, but it’s really difficult! Let’s check it out!
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Flippin’ through Previews – February 2016

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Yes, it’s time for Previews #329, with more good stuff than you deserve!
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What I bought – 1 July 2015

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The Old One said, “It is not an easy thing to refuse to be worshipped.” (Madeleine L’Engle, from A Swiftly Tilting Planet)
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What I bought – 24 June 2015

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She even learnt the language of a strange country which, Signor Tosetti had been told, some people believed still existed, although no one in the world could say where it was. (The name of this country was Wales.) (Susanna Clarke, from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell)
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What I bought – 27 May 2015

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“The scene was night in a summer garden. Pinprick stars gleamed down on shaking summerhouses. Plotters glided behind pasteboard hedges. I saw a woman, dressed in her maid’s clothes, hear her husband utter the first tender words he has offered her in years only because he thinks she is someone else. Could one catch a realer moment? And how except in the net of pure artifice? The disguises of opera had been invented for Mozart.” (Peter Shaffer, from Amadeus)
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2015

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Looking at Previews really is the best time to be a comics fan, because everything is great and nothing sucks! So let’s see what’s what in catalog #320!
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What I bought – 29 April 2015

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Genesis is a great lie; but it is also a great poem; and a six-thousand-year-old womb is much warmer than one that stretches for two thousand million. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
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What I bought – 25 March 2015

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what the fuck is the sense of hiding under a desk and dying on our knees instead of rising up to cut off the teacher’s mindless head (Tommy Trantino, from Lock the Lock)
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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2015

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What could possibly be in Previews #318 that I could want, you might ask. Well, you’ve come to the right place to find out!
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What I bought – 4 February 2015

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Another poet compared his beloved’s upper-lip hairs to the feathers of a parrot feeding a pistachio to the beloved’s lips. To help me appreciate the richness of this poetic image, Diloram drew a picture of it in my notebook. It was terrifying. (Elif Batumen, from The Possessed)
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Flippin’ through Previews – February 2015

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Hey, you know what’s going on with DC in Previews #317 this month? Why, it’s a … Convergency!!!!

(Thank you, thank you, I’ll be here all week. Don’t forget to tip your servers!)
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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2014

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Is this the most important month in Marvel’s history? Only Previews #310 can tell us!!!!
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What I bought – 6 February 2013

“Italians have made the family an extremist group. The family is the instrument of revenge.” (Don DeLillo, from The Names)

Heads on sticks! Holy crap, I love the covers of this series Everyone loves the Merrymaker! There are no ninjas in this issue Cover text! Groovy! Oh, Howard Chaykin - what happened to you? The buildings are attacking him! So misleading! He looms like a looming loomer! That dude doesn't seem to be helping all that much Come at us, bros! That's ... unfortunate Yep, here it is again Stretch, Conan, stretch! Blood!  BLOOD!
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What I bought – 28 November 2012

What theater do we have besides beauty contests? (Maxine Hong Kingston, from Tripmaster Monkey)

This won't end well Don't fuck with Josephine! Who is everyone except Scott Lang waving at? Everyone loves chogs!That can't be good, can it?Is this foreshadowing???? Why so dark?!?!? Who's going to pay for that window? You can't hide! I dig his syringe! Two volumes in a year!
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