On Marvel’s Legacy Numbering Bringing Back The High Numbers

If you've been even half paying attention to Marvel over the last few months then you'll know that Marvel is going back to their legacy numbering, which means that they're ignoring the countless number one issues that have come out in the past decade and are instead following DC's example  with Action Comics and Detective Comics relaunching in the …

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Thought Of The Day: Listen To Your LCS

Over the last couple of years my Local Comic Shop has recommended quite a few different books to me, ranging from the obscure such as Beasts Of Burden, to the much less obscure such as Watchmen. Recently, the shop owner suggested that I pick up the first volume of Descender as well as a couple different comics from …

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Underrated: Single Day Conventions

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that's a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Underrated: The Wolverine

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that's a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Underrated: Short or Standalone Stories

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that’s a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Halloween Comics Fest Is Today!

Calling a spoon a spoon, Halloween Comics Fest is basically the same as Free Comic Book Day, but with spooky themed comics for various ages. I ventured down to my LCS this morning to check out a few different comics, and ended up coming away with The Tick from New England Comics and Baby Teeth from Aftershock. Did you …

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Thought Of The Day: The Brilliance Of Omnibuses

When I think of an omnibus of comics I'm thinking about those large books that have upwards of eight comics contained within them which should be more than a typical trade paperback at the very least - think The Walking Dead Compendiums as an example of what I'm getting at. Anyway, the other day my wife …

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Underrated: Comics Not In Diamond’s Top 100 For September

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that’s a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Underrated: (The Concept Of) DC’s Earth One Graphic Novels

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that’s a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Thought Of The Day: Reading Comics For Fun Verses Reading Them For Work

As you may or may not know, in addition to the intermittent updates here I also write a couple of weekly features for Graphic Policy; Underrated, which is cross-posted here (when I remember), and DC Rebirth Recap & Review. The latter feature often involves reading between eight to fifteen comics in order to come up with an …

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