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What I bought – March 2014 selections

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On the narrow Augesd dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts – on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses’ hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing on another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)
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Comics You Should Own – Scalped

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Yeah, it’s pretty good. But not for the reasons you might think!
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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 181: GrimJack: The Manx Cat #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from GrimJack: The Manx Cat #2, which was published by IDW and is cover dated September 2009. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 142: Scout #4

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Scout #4, which was published by Eclipse and is cover dated February 1986. Enjoy!
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