Underrated: Comics Not In Diamond’s Top 200 Sellers In August

This column previously appeared on Graphic Policy 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 …

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What Do You Do When You’re a Comics Fan in Disney?

My wife is a huge Disney fan. It's hard for me to overstate just how huge a fan she is. although she has always been a fan, it's really only been relatively recently that her love of the mouse has developed to the extent that it has. The past couple of years has seen us …

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Finally, I Found Them!

It should be no secret that I'm a fan of Valiant's comics, and that I have been since shortly after starting this blog around two and a half years ago. When I started writing for Graphic Policy I was sent a review copy of one of Valiant's comics,  company that up until then I'd only …

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Len Wein Passes Away At 69

Len Wein, co-creator of Swamp Thing, Wolverine and so may great characters and stories, has passed away. Mr. Wein's contributions to the comics landscape cannot be understated, and he will be greatly missed. My condolences go out to his friends and family. Heidi McDonald has a touching tribute over at Comics Beat (also where I first …

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Underrated: Voracious

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When You Complete Your Collection, What Then?

I've been trying to complete my Wolverine Vol. 2 collection without the use of the internet, and while I've still got a handful of issues left to find, I've found myself wondering what's next once it's complete? Start a new collection! Obviously I want to keep having a reason to dig in the dollar bins and back …

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The Dark Tower: Some Spoiler Free Thoughts

I've long said that Stephen King's The Dark Tower is the best book series that I'll never read again, but I've recently been slowly picking my way back through it more than ten years after I finished the seventh book in King's magnum opus. It should therefore come as no surprise that I was remarkably excited to …

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Blast From The Past #97: Age Of Apocalypse

I don't know why I thought of these two panels from the Age Of Apocalypse story from the 90's, but I did. When AOA came out I was blissfully unaware of it, and ended up reading the entire story in the UK reprints Essential X-Men and Wolverine Unleashed (though I'll be damned if I remember which issues). If you haven't read …

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So You’ve Made A Comic? Now What? A Reviewer’s Guide To Getting Our Attention.

This post previously appeared on Graphic Policy. So you've made a comic? Now what? Well now you've put in the hard work creating your comic, graphic novel or anthology you probably want to get some coverage, but how do you do that? There are a couple of options, and what works for you may not …

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