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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2016

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There’s been no DC comics I want to read in the past two weeks (that changed this week, as you’ll soon see!), and I’m in the middle of unpacking after our move so I have no access right now to old comics that I might want to write about, but when Previews comes out, it’s time to check what’s what! Let’s dig in!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2016

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Previews #332 is out, and that means it’s time to see what’s going on! You know you love it!
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What I bought, read, or otherwise consumed – March 2016

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“That which is written without effort is generally read without pleasure.” (Samuel Johnson)
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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 – 9 December 2015

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“For the enemy to be recognized and feared, he has to be in your home or on your doorstep. Hence the Jews. Divine providence has given them to us, and so, by God, let us use them, and pray there’s always some Jew to fear and to hate. We need an enemy to give the people hope. Someone said that patriotism is the last refuge of cowards; those without moral principles usually wrap a flag around themselves, and the bastards always talk about the purity of the race. National identity is the last bastion of the dispossessed. But the meaning of identity is now based on hatred, on hatred for those who are not the same. Hatred has to be cultivated as a civic passion. The enemy is the friend of the people. You always want someone to hate in order to feel justified in your own misery. Hatred is the true primordial passion. It is love that’s abnormal. That is why Christ was killed: he spoke against nature. You don’t love someone for your whole life – that impossible hope is the source of adultery, matricide, betrayal of friends … But you can hate someone for your whole life, provided he’s always there to keep your hatred alive. Hatred warms the heart.” (Umberto Eco, from The Prague Cemetery)
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2015

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Will Travis ramble on about stuff? Will I put up with it? Will I be far too snooty? All these questions will be answered as we go behind the curtain and check out Previews #326!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for October 2015

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I don’t do these every month, but when I do, they get pretty long! Strap yourself in and get ready!
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Flippin’ through Previews – September 2015

Is Travis back? Find out below! (Hint: This is far later than I would have liked, so odds are good it’s because of Travis!!!!!)
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for July and August 2015

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I do these fairly haphazardly, don’t I? Oh well – that’s the way it is!
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What I bought – 26 August 2015

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“Wherever you will find empty land, there are men who try to get closer to God.” (Don DeLillo, from The Names)
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Flippin’ through Previews – August 2015

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Oh, it’s a special edition of the latest tour through the Previews catalog! Will it be the new normal? We shall see!
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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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