Monthly Archives: July 2012

First Impressions – CAPTAIN MARVEL #1

There once was a character that existed for purely legalistic purposes. He had a distaff counterpart. The former died, the latter flourished. Now she assumes the name of that character. And people rejoiced at the return of Captain Marvel. I … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull – 7/25/12

      At long last we get a pull list that can fit in one post. Today it’s ALL STAR WESTERN #11, THE FLASH #11, GREEN LANTERN #11, GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #11, WINTER SOLDIER #8, and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #690.

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First Impressions – BLOODSHOT #1

Can you ever be sure the memories in your own head are real? For the third revived character from Valiant’s backlog, this is all the more true when one has a head filled with multiple, conflicting identities, families, and pasts.

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First Impressions – MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS #1

“Two conflicting personalities on a journey of rock and self-discovery…Lump Yeah! Great idea, Me!”

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The Weekly Pull – 7/18/12 (Part 2)

   Where we look at this past week’s comic offerings, courtesy of the independents. Includes ADVENTURE TIME #6, STAR TREK: TNG/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION 2 #3, and THE STRAIN #6. There’s more than one time machine, William Shatner meets Tom Baker, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull – 7/18/12 (Part 1)

    Part one of this week’s pull list includes the books from DC and Marvel: DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #11 (featuring Vandal Savage), BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #6, DAREDEVIL #15, and AVENGERS VS X-MEN #8. Part two examines the books from IDW, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull – 7/11/12 (Part 2)

   Last time we examined the offerings from DC comics. This time, we’re looking at Marvel and the independents, including THE DEFENDERS #8, SCARLET SPIDER #7, and HARBINGER #2.

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The Weekly Pull – 7/11/12 (Part 1)

     Where we look at the books from DC that came out this week. Includes: BATMAN #11, SWAMP THING #11, DEMON KNIGHTS #11, RESURRECTION MAN #11, and THE SHADE #10. In part two, we’ll look at the stuff from Marvel … Continue reading

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Trade Secrets – THE DISCWORLD GRAPHIC NOVELS

After a long time, let’s get back to talking about trades, collected volumes, and graphic novels with THE DISCWORLD GRAPHIC NOVELS. This volume collects Terry Pratchett’s first two Discworld novels in comic form; The Colour of Magic & The Light … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull – 7/4/12

      This week, we look at DETECTIVE COMICS #11, EARTH 2 #3, DIAL H #3, THE PUNISHER #13, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689, and AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7.

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