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Threadless post, concerning comics


Even after a great weekend, I feel like crap, so I could be coming down with something. Nevertheless, my urge to blog is overwhelming. Let’s see what we can do … There was a lot of news from Wizard LA over at comic news websites, much of which didn’t signify much, as evidenced by the lack of note by the…

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A period of mourning will follow


Marty missed out again, making it the third time an actor-director has beaten him to the director Oscar, after Robert Redford with the boring Ordinary People, and Kevin Costner, who went on to make The Postman. The other two times he lost to Barry Levinson, who directed Toys and Sphere, and to Roman Polanski, who had sex with a 13-year-old…

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Comics: Marvel Solicitations for May


CBR has the full list for all your cover & blurb requirements. Let’s get stuck in, shall we? JMS gets hold of another long-standing title in the Marvel universe, starting with Fantastic Four #527, which might have fans who’ve read his Spider-Man a little worried, but it gives me the excuse to not spend all my money on comics by…

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Comics: Careful what you wait for…


One of the reasons I haven’t gone over to the ‘waiting for the trade’ game is because of my worry that the things I won’t like won’t get collected. I’m not talking about the big stuff which I know will be collected – as much as I enjoy Joss Whedon’s writing and the art of John Cassaday, there is no…

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Social life equals no blog content


So, not much in the way of original posting today. I’ve had a busy social weekend where I was out enjoying the company of good friends and free films (which I’ll review shortly) and helping the Chinese celebrate their New Year by eating dim sum in London’s Chinatown, so no opportunity to read my comics haul, let alone review them.…

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He was able to narrow it down to 100?


Alan David Doane has long been an interesting and strong voice in the world of comic criticism on the internet at the Comic Book Galaxy. Thoughtful, passionate, a scholar and a gentleman, he has been putting his money where his mouth is by spending his own money on the site to promote excellence in comic books, for which he deserves…

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Links, for the memory….


Joe Quesada’s reign at Newsarama continues, with him and Brian Michael Bendis having a seance with Hawkeye (other good stuff includes the interview with Tom Breevort, who is honest and intelligent, as well as the continuation of the interview with Bendis – for the best response, see the end of this Rampage post about it, and then see the blogosphere…

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Blog-2-Blog


In which I point out some interesting things I’ve read in the Comic Blogosphere recently, as I cannot provide you with all the content goodness your body needs: Tim has an excellent critique of Marvels, over at The Hurting, displaying his smart writing and insightful brain. He is the man responsible for the notorious Comic Remix at PopCultureShock, which are always…

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