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Year of the Artist, Day 172: John Paul Leon, Part 1 – Dark Horse Comics #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is John Paul Leon, and the story is “RoboCop Part 2″ in Dark Horse Comics #2, which was published by … um, wait, it’ll come to me … and is cover dated September 1992. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 138: Bill Willingham, Part 5 – Shadowpact #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 Bill Willingham, and the issue is Shadowpact #1, which was published by DC and is cover dated July 2006. These scans are from the trade Shadowpact: The Pentacle Plot, which was published in March 2007. Enjoy!
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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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Comics You Should Own – Stalkers

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Admit it: You thought Starman was next, didn’t you? Well, so did I, and then I re-read this underrated gem. Let’s dig into it!
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Year of the Artist, Day 78: Kelley Jones, Part 5 – Batman: Unseen #5

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Kelley Jones, and the issue is Batman: Unseen #5, which was published by DC and is cover dated February 2010. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 67: Matt Wagner, Part 3 – The Terminator One-Shot

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Matt Wagner, and the issue is The Terminator One-Shot, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated July 1991. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for January 2014

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“What’s so amazing / That keeps us stargazing / And what do we think we might see”
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Year of the Artist, Day 15: Mike Mignola, Part 5 – The Amazing Screw-On Head

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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 The Amazing Screw-On Head, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated May 2002. This scan is from The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects, which was published in 2010. Enjoy!
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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 July 2013

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“Can you picture what will be / So limitless and free”
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for June 2013

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“I see how they run through the tall grass, / With such thoughtless minds, I wish I was thoughtless too”
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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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Comics You Should Own – Secret Six

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She has a lot of career left, but at this point, this has to be Gail Simone’s masterpiece, right?
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 338: Jenny Finn #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 Jenny Finn #2, which was published by Oni Press and is cover dated September 1999. This scan is from Jenny Finn: Doom Messiah, the trade paperback published by Boom! Studios in 2008. Enjoy!
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