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Comics on Our Pull List 10/13/10

This is a big week, no question about it. Superior finally drops. Shadlowland and Thor continue for Marvel. Knight and Squire debuts as well as a ton of books surrounding the Return of Bruce Wayne on the DC side. I’ll have my work cut out for me Wednesday that’s for sure. Stay tuned for the Panel of the Week and the Comic Book Club later …

New Comics for 10/13/10

The New York Comic Con is over. It’s finally over! I believe I burned hundreds of thousands of calories over the 20+ hours I spent neck deep in our ‘culture’. I’m a broken, beaten, reader of comics and the hits keep on coming. What a week! I don’t know how I’m going to pick just five for tomorrow’s pull list post.

(A ♠ marks my

Panel of the Week 10/6/10

Every week I go to my Local Comic Shop (Midtown 4 Life!) and I buy too many comics. Then I come home and lie to my girlfriend about how much money I spent this week (thanks a lot, hardcover edition of Parker: The Outfit). Finally, I scan a pile of great panels and share them with you. Welcome back to Panel of the Week!


Comics on Our Pull List 10/6/10

Preparations for the New York Comic Con continue as we take a closer look at some of the books that the publishers will get onto the racks in time for the show. No coincidence that there’s more Issue Number One’s than usual. Be sure to check out the rest of our coverage of the NYCC including what not to miss if you’re going to make it …

New Comics for 10/6/10

Ok, let’s get back into it. Let’s talk about some new comics. Wednesday looms after all. Here’s the list of new comics and after a relatively sleepy outing last week I will be earning my rewards dollars at Midtown this week. Marvel, in particular, has chosen to come correct but we’ll get to that tomorrow with the Pull List post. Oh and …

Panel of the Week 9/29/10

And we’re back! Didn’t go anywhere. Just wanted to say it. It’s time for Panel of the Week once again. As I sit here trying to break in my new Rainbow sandals that I didn’t even know came in size ‘effing huge’ to fit my Ronald McDonalds I’m trying pick out those moments in this week’s comics that have got that special something. I don’t …

Comics on Our Pull List 9/29/10

When you head to you local comic shop this week here are some titles that you should consider. A couple of them kick off final story lines, some are relaunches of very old titles, others are just good comics in a line of good comics. Something to consider. Come back on Thursday for the Panel of the Week and the Comic Book …

New Comics for 9/26/10

Look, we can’t knock them all out of the park. There are going to be weeks like this. Weeks where you take that third trip down the racks and wonder, almost aloud, is this all there is? Is this all the reality escaping fuel I can roll around in? Well, maybe it’s time to branch out. Switch brands. Get into that new genre. Live.

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Panel of the Week 9/22/10

It’s Panel of the Week time. This week we’ve got melting faces, anguished seers, ripped up mutants, speed fighting, and cop brutality. Let’s get started.

Avengers Academy #4
Here it is, the secret origin of Metal. He was a dreaded out surfer bra who was one with the Earth blah, blah, blah. Then one day he fell off his board and his …

Comics on Our Pull List 9/22/10

Here are some comics of note coming out this week. You don’t have to pick them up. I’m just letting you know that this is about to happen. Please plan accordingly.

Fantastic Four #583
The “World’s Greatest Comic Magazine” is going back to the well with another story line about not being four again. Simply titles “Three” this run …

New Comics for 9/22/10

Don’t go to your local comic shop unprepared. Bring a list. Be a person with a plan. Stroll those racks with presence of a comic shopper that knows the score. So study up, and check back later in the week for the featured pull list, the Panel of the Week and the Comic Book Club.

(A ♠ marks my projected pull list.)

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Panel of the Week 9/15/10

It’s time, once again, for the greatest scenes from this week’s comics to stand up and be counted. We’ve got some great stuff here, from the absurd to the surreal to the hyper violent. It’s time for Panel of the Week!

Shadowland: Ghost Rider #1
I knew full well that a Ghost Rider book drawn by Clayton Crain was going to be …

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