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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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What I bought – 24 February 2010

One need only admit that public tranquility is in danger and any action finds a justification. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)

Punch his smug face - oh, Zombie Batman, you card! It's a pictographic adventure-o-rama! I'd like to have a name that appeared in a movie title, but no one's making 'One Night at Burgas's,' unfortunately It's raining men, damn it! Oh, Boris - your cross won't help you now! But ... if they're up there, whose skeletons are those? STILL hating the cover design! Oh, Dave Johnson - you're so groovy! It's so blue and shit! Gotta make sure the breasts are there! I've forgotten to put the collections I've been buying up here, but there haven't been too many; this week, however, we get more Batman awesomeness from DC! More Garcia-Lopez than you deserve! God, I love this book.  I wish it came out more than once a year, though. Apparently, this is quite awesome.  It better be! Are you happy, Pedro?  Are you?!?!?!?!?
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The initiation continues!

I’ve written before about how I’m trying to indoctrinate my younger daughter into the world of comics. She used to paw through the Archie digests at the comics shoppe, she made me buy issue #1 of Marvel’s Wizard of Oz series (granted, Eric Shanower and Skottie Young were the creators, so it’s not like it was bad), and my lovely wife and I taught her the theme song of the old 1960s/1970s Spider-Man cartoon. And today it continued! She graduated to the next level at her swimming class, and could therefore pick a toy from the toy bin to take home. This is what she grabbed …
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