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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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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2015

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What do we want? Comics from Previews #319! When do we want them? Uh, two months from now and possibly later, depending on scheduling?
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What I bought – 25 March 2015

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what the fuck is the sense of hiding under a desk and dying on our knees instead of rising up to cut off the teacher’s mindless head (Tommy Trantino, from Lock the Lock)
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2015

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The new Previews is out, and we all have to get used to writing “2015” on everything! Can you handle it?!?!?!?
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Year of the Artist, Day 255: Stuart Immonen, Part 4 – Never As Bad As You Think and Moving Pictures

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Stuart Immonen, and the comics are Never As Bad As You Think and Moving Pictures, the first of which was published by Boom! and is cover dated December 2008 and the second of which was published by Top Shelf and is cover dated April 2010. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – September 2014

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Because why wouldn’t IDW cross over the Transformers with Angry Birds? Previews #312 shows just how logical that is!!!!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2014

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DC actually makes a dick joke in Previews #308! What’s going on over there at 1700 Broadway????
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Flippin’ through Previews – April 2014

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Drooling Superman! Everyone loves Drooling Superman! Luckily, he shows up in Previews #307, which also has comics in it!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for February 2014

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“In war we’re tough and able / Quite indefatigable / Between our quests we sequin vests and impersonate Clark Gable”
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What I bought – 12 February 2014

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“I wish life was like banking,” I said. “I don’t mean it’s straightforward. Some of it’s incredibly complicated. But you can understand it in the end, if you try hard enough. Or there’s someone, somewhere, who understands it, even if only afterward, after it’s too late. The trouble with life, it seems to me, is that it can turn out to be too late and you still haven’t understood it.” (Julian Barnes, from Talking It Over)
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2014

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A.K.A. That time when Marvel Comics finally went as nuts as DC! Yes, it’s Previews #304! Yahoo!!!
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2013

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Can you handle a Previews preview on a weekday instead of a weekend? You’re going to have to deal with it!!!!
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Review time! with Crater XV

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“Wake up and she’s still with you / Even though you left her way across town / You’re wondering to yourself / Hey, what’ve I found”
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Flippin’ through Previews – June 2013

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It’s time for Travis Pelkie’s favorite column! Huzzah!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2013

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Previews #296 is out in the world, and I’m going to look through it! What will I find? NO MAN CAN SAY!!!! Continue Reading »

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