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The Beaver


So last night I saw a movie called The Beaver.  It wasn’t some stupid remake of Leave it To Beaver or some National Lampoon teen sex comedy like the name implies.  It was a really bleak, disturbing, & somewhat …

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The Terminator 10, 11, & 13 (NOW Comics)

Terminator

First off I’d like to say this image is appropriately blurry.  So back in the late 1980s there was a Terminator comic by a short lived but fairly well distributed publisher NOW Comics.  I’ve been a fan of Terminator since …

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From The Desk of Warren Ellis

From The Desk of Warren EllisAbout 5 years ago my grandma died & I kinda lost my mind.  I spent the next couple of years traveling the country in a haze doing music & comic book stuff.  Whatever city I ended up in I’d try …

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Finally Checking It Out – What if Karen Page had Lived? by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Lark, & Dave Stewart

whatifkarenpageSo I’m generally speaking a Daredevil fan.  I like his twisted soul, trying to save the world as a lawyer by day & as a vigilante by night.  His mother abandoned him as a child & his father was killed …

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Finally Checking It Out – What If? #43: What if Conan the Barbarian Were Stranded in the 20th Century? by Peter B. Gillis & Bob Hall

What if Conan were trapped in the twentieth century?As a kid, I never really got into the What If? comics.  I was more or less trying to absorb all the information in the Marvel canon, so I just didn’t have space in my brain for the silly side …

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Finally Checking It Out – The Squadron Supreme: Death of a Universe by Mark Gruenwald & Paul Ryan

squadron-supreme-coverI’m going to be speaking from my personal memories for this & not fact checking on wikipedia for the review.  The Squadron Supreme started off as knockoffs of DC’s Justice League to fight The Avengers in some kind of chess …

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Finally Checking It Out – Hawkeye by Matt Fraction, David Aja, & Matt Hollingsworth

hawkeyeSo I’ve been hearing about this book being the best superhero book coming out lately.  I was reticent to check it out because I haven’t ever been into the character too much even though I probably read over a hundred …

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Finally Checking It Out: Archie

life with archie 126Like a lot of folks I suppose, I was always aware of Archie because of the digest comics at the grocery store checkout, but never actually read any.  As a kid I didn’t buy them because they seemed too “baby” …

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Finally Checking It Out – Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman & Rob Guillory

Chew - Taster's ChoiceSo I guess it’s worth mentioning that the only way I find out about comics is Gutter Trash.  Both Jason & Eric dug this book, so when I saw it in a discount bin on tour, I figured it …

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Finally Checking It Out – Marvel Spotlight #6: Star-Lord by Doug Moench & Tom Sutton

Marvel Spotlight #6 Star-LordSo I found this comic in a dollar bin & bought it relatively as an investment comic since Star-Lord is supposed to be in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.  I remember picking up the next issue of Marvel Spotlight …

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