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What I bought – May 2014 selections

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“The novel I would most like to read at this moment,” Ludmilla explains, “should have as its driving force only the desire to narrate, to pile stories upon stories, without trying to impose a philosophy of life on you, simply allowing you to observe its own growth, like a tree, an entangling, as if of branches and leaves …” (Italo Calvino, from If on a winter’s night a traveler)
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Year of the Artist, Day 142: Mike Deodato, Part 4 – Incredible Hulk #54

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Deodato, and the issue is Incredible Hulk #54, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated August 2003. These scans are from the trade paperback, which was published in 2003. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 121: Alex Maleev, Part 3 – Daredevil #26

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Alex Maleev, and the issue is Daredevil #26, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated December 2001. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for October 2013

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“The ghouls all came from their humble abodes / To get a jolt from my electrodes”
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for August 2013

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“Someone got hurt, someone got high, some of them left the rest behind”
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Ecce libri cum pictoris: Batman ’66 #1 and Deadpool #13

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Or as I like to call it: The Strange and Wonderful Differences Between Marvel and DC!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 193: Captain America (volume 4) #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Captain America (volume 4, according to the indicia, although I don’t know if Marvel counts the 1940s iteration) #2, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated July 2002. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 97: Marvel Boy #5

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 week: Grant “What the hell did Bendis do to my character?” Morrison. Today’s page is from Marvel Boy #5, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated December 2000. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 83: A God Somewhere

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from A God Somewhere, which was published by DC/Wildstorm and is cover dated 2010. Enjoy!
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Comics You Should Own – Planetary

Man, it’s hard to write about Planetary. So many others have already done so! But I’ll give it the old college try, just for you guys. I love you guys so much!
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A review a day: A God Somewhere

This is a strange animal – an original graphic novel from Wildstorm. It’s like the world has gone crazy!!!!!
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Comics You Should Own flashback – Daredevil #26-50; 56-81

Ah, the Bendis/Maleev issues. Will they ever recapture the magic?
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