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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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Review time! with The Judas Coin

Two words: “Walter” and “Simonson.” Review: DONE!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 259: Fantastic Four #348

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Fantastic Four #348, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated January 1991. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 178: Detective Comics #439

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to comics from one decade. This week’s decade: the 1970s! Today’s page is from Detective Comics #439 and was published by DC and is cover dated February/March 1974. This scan is from Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson’s Manhunter #1, which was published in 1984. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 117: Marvel and DC Present Featuring the Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks (more or less), with each week devoted to a single writer. This quasi-week: Chris Claremont. Today’s page is from Marvel and DC Present Featuring the Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans (yes, that’s the official title), which was published by DC and Marvel and is cover dated 1982. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 88: Fantastic Four #339

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Fantastic Four #339, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated April 1990. Enjoy!
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Some Thoughts On The Rest Of Walt Simonson’s Thor And Beyond

Continuing my in depth, critical survey of Norse mythological superheroics of the 1980s. Short form: It’s great and everyone should own it. The rest of this post is pretty much overkill, but you can read it if you want to, I guess. Continue Reading »

Some Thoughts On Walt Simonson’s Thor Run

I was going to try and do in depth reviews of every issue of Simoson’s legendary run on Marvel’s Thunder God. Then I realized that really, who was I kidding? I do have some thoughts related to the first year’s worth of the run, though (337-350, to be exact. It’s a baker’s year!). That as close as I care to get to depth, thank you.

Spoiler Disclaimer: I’m gonna go ahead and talk about certain plot details from this comic run that is almost exactly as old as I am. So, if you haven’t read it yet (I can’t act all that snobby, since I just started reading it last week), you may want to sit this one out. Continue Reading »

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