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Year of the Artist, Day 123: Alex Maleev, Part 5 – Moon Knight #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 Alex Maleev, and the issue is Moon Knight #1, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated July 2011. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 88: Jamie McKelvie, Part 5 – Young Avengers #2, 4, 7, 9, 13

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jamie McKelvie, and the issues are Young Avengers #2, 4, 7, 9, and 13, which were published by Marvel and are cover dated April, June, September, October 2013 and February 2014. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 85: Jamie McKelvie, Part 2 – Suburban Glamour #4

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jamie McKelvie, and the issue is Suburban Glamour #4, which was published by Image and is cover dated April 2008. Enjoy!
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Ecce libri cum picturis: Young Avengers #4, among other books

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You know, I hate living in a world where Kelly Thompson is even a little right, confound it!!!
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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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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for January 2013

Oxford comma in the title of this post: Yay or nay? I love Oxford commas, myself, but I enjoy hearing opinions about grammatical minutiae!
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She Has No Head! – Why ‘Young Avengers’ Is The Future Of Superhero Comics

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I reviewed Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s Young Avengers for CBR this week and gave it an – apparently controversial for some – 5 stars. Given the title of this post I’m sure you can guess that I’m standing by that rating. But as I’ve said before, you have a limited word count (rightly so) on reviews, and I have lot more to say about this book, the ideas behind it, its nearly perfect execution, and how excited it makes me for the future of comics when I read a book like this. Because lists are so damn effective, I’m doing a list again…so let’s start by ticking off the boxes of what this book gets oh-so-right.

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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 307: Gigantic #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Gigantic #2, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated December 2008. Enjoy!
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Review time! with X-Men: Season One

Kelly beat me to the punch with a review of this, but that’s why we have different perspectives, right?
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for February 2012

I’m back for another round of trade paperbacks, older editi … you know, it’s right there in the title of the post! Let’s get to it!
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Comics You Should Own – Phonogram

Yeah, you knew it was coming. In advance, I apologize for something in this lengthy essay – I’m going to repeat something I wrote in a post a few years ago. Can’t be helped! (Well, sure it can, but I want to re-write it.) Plus, this is going to be … a bit different. I hope you enjoy it!
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Phonogram: The Singles Club #7 and the joy of comics

The final issue of Phonogram: The Singles Club comes out tomorrow. I wasn’t going to bring it up early, but Kieron Gillen sent me the issue through the electronic mail, so I figured I would. Deal with it!
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