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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for May 2015

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Here’s another post that’s a bit late, but that’s the way it is! You know you love it when I blather on about comics, so join me under the cut!
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What I bought – 27 May 2015

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“The scene was night in a summer garden. Pinprick stars gleamed down on shaking summerhouses. Plotters glided behind pasteboard hedges. I saw a woman, dressed in her maid’s clothes, hear her husband utter the first tender words he has offered her in years only because he thinks she is someone else. Could one catch a realer moment? And how except in the net of pure artifice? The disguises of opera had been invented for Mozart.” (Peter Shaffer, from Amadeus)
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What I bought – 29 April 2015

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Genesis is a great lie; but it is also a great poem; and a six-thousand-year-old womb is much warmer than one that stretches for two thousand million. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
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Year of the Artist, Day 224: Tony Harris, Part 3 – Obergeist: Ragnarok Highway #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 Tony Harris, and the issue is Obergeist: Ragnarok Highway #2, which was published by Image/Top Cow/Minotaur and is cover dated June 2001. Enjoy!
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What I bought – 18 December 2013

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I did not betray Mr. Kurtz – it was ordered I should never betray him – it was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice. (Joseph Conrad, from Heart of Darkness)

(Lots of Not Safe For Work stuff in this post. You’ve been warned!!!!)
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What I bought – 1 August 2012

“It is only petty men who seem normal.” (Umberto Eco, from The Name of the Rose)

Luckily, she has insurance Holy crappity-crap Shop ... at .. Target ... Somehow I don't think that dinosaur will respect a fighting stance like that Freaky! Seriously? Yeah, I have no idea either It's the Three Faces of Shadow! What are they doing to that poor chap's head? It's all metaphorical and shit! Take your time, guys - I can wait!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 191: Aphrodite IX #1

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Aphrodite IX #1, which was published by Top Cow (and Image, of course) and is cover dated September 2000. This scan is from “Time Out of Mind,” the trade that was published in 2004. Enjoy!
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Another preview review: Echoes #1-5

Yes, here’s another review of a book that will be on the stands today! Okay, just the first issue will be, but you know what I mean!
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Into the back issue box #49

Today: A comic you might think would be as painful as some of the ones I’ve read in the past, but is surprisingly not. What could it be????
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Megan Fox Is Just Like Us (Except She’s A Hot Movie Star)!

Okay, I’m a little late on this. To be fair, I can’t be expected to watch Jimmy Kimmel no matter who’s on there, can I? Continue Reading »

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