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Comics: Shopping for Art!

It’s always a thing I feel a little bit ashamed to admit, but there it is: I go to comic books mainly for their artwork. I know all about the brilliance of today’s comics writing – I hear about it all the time from comics aficionados, that today’s industry writers are smarter and more literate […]

Comics: AvX Chapter 3!

Marvel’s “Avengers vs X-Men” mini-series trundles on, although for the non-comics world, the clock is definitely ticking toward the moment when nobody even remembers the X-Men – the “Avengers” movie, already praised by every critic in in the world, is about to hit movie theaters and become the biggest geek-fest since the Third Lateran Council […]

Comics! AvX and an ‘ah’ Moment!

Marvel’s latest crossover-crazy brou-ha-ha, “Avengers V.S. X-Men,” continues this week where it left off last time: the X-Men are holed up on their island off the coast of California, harboring a young woman named Hope, who’s very likely the focus of the vast and destructive Phoenix force that’s rapidly approaching Earth. The Avengers have come […]

Comics: Avengers vs X-Men!

As we’ve noted many times before in this space, the two major superhero comics companies, DC and Marvel, very much love their multi-issue multi-title mega ‘events.’ I used to say Marvel liked these events more than DC, but since the launch of ‘the new 52,’ all of DC has become one big ongoing mega-event gimmick […]

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