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New DC Absolutes

DC Comics has announced via their blog, where all their news comes from, two new Absolute editions for next year. [quote]Coming in September 2012, ABSOLUTE GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS WAR will collect the story of Sinestro’s bid for totalitarian control…

52Q | #55: Play It Again And Again

Back by popular demand, Comic Book Daily asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers. Tip of the hat goes to Scott VanderPloeg for this week’s question. Do you buy material you've already read or own when it's released in a new format? Examples would be Absolute editions, printed web comic collections and the like. Why or why not?

#3: Steranko’s Fury

Unfortunately Jim Steranko is a name fading from the collective comic book memory, to its detriment. Exploding onto the comics scene in the late 1960s and then quickly leaving the medium, he stands out as a master of page layout, design and motion.

Jiminy Christmas! | Size And Format

I just finished Usagi Yojimbo: The Special Edition and visited my local comic shop to see about volumes after that.  The Fantagraphics hardcovers were oversized at 8×11″ and really brought out Stan Sakai’s art.  The Dark Horse volumes are smaller…

Jiminy Christmas! | Absolute Mistake

DC solicitations for March 2011 went online yesterday and I was shocked, shocked, to see Absolute Promethea Volume 3 solicited. The final Absolute edition of Alan Moore’s epic collects issues #24-32 with the spectacular artwork of J.H. Williams III! ADVANCE…

Buy This Now: Absolute All Star Superman

I think we can all agree that All Star Superman is the best Superman story since Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow; if you disagree let me know in the comments.. but if you remain quiet, I’ll just assume…