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Review | DC New 52 Hardcover

Last year Scott reported about the release of the DC New 52 Hardcover book.  There was some discussion about the book in the comments section of the article.  I made the comment that I would buy that book, and further…

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Moon Knight Vol 1

Moon Knight is one of those fringe characters that always has the potential for unique and engaging stories. A new version has emerged in Moon Knight By Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev Volume 1. [quote]Moon Knight is back, like…

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Graphitti Watchmen HC

This is my first Bound Together column that’s based on a book I don’t own, but it’s a doozy. In 1988 Graphitti Designs produced for DC a collected edition of Watchmen: a black hardcover in a slipcase with a good…

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Pandora’s Eyes

Being a fan of Humanoids and Milo Manara I happily thumbed Pandora’s Eyes when it was released, then put it back on the shelf. For some reason I wasn’t ready at the time, but having thoroughly enjoyed The Manara Library…

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Captain Easy Vol. 1

I gave Roy Crane’s Captain Easy, Solder Of Fortune: The Complete Sunday Newspaper Strips Volume 1 1933-1935 a good thumbing many, many times before picking it up. The artwork was too simple, the stories silly. One day in my local…

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Next Men Vol 2: Scattered Part 2

I excitedly waited for John Byrne’s Next Men Volume 2: Scattered Part 2 in the hope I could get answers to all the questions and dangling plotlines from volume 1.  It does.  Plus it’s the longest title I’ve encountered this…

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The Manara Library Vol. 1

Milo Manara is a mostly untapped resource to North American comics fans, but that’s all changing with The Manara Library Volume 1: Indian Summer and Other Stories from Dark Horse. [quote]Italian comics legend Milo Manara brings a comprehensive collection of…

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Parker: The Martini Edition

Being a die hard Darwyn Cooke fan I had Parker: The Martini Edition pre-ordered with no knowledge other than it was oversized and collected the two Parker books.  Now that I have it in hand it is so much more.…

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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…

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The Eyes Of The Cat

A giant book from Moebius and Jodorowsky: I was in the moment I spotted The Eyes Of The Cat in the Diamond catalogue. [quote]The very first graphic storytelling collaboration between two masters of the medium, Alexandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius. In…

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Johnny Hazard Volume 1

I had the opportunity to read through the first chapter of the latest title from Hermes Press. Frank Robbins’ masterpiece, one of the all-time greatest action/adventure newspaper comic strips, Johnny Hazard, is back! When Johnny Hazard first saw newsprint it…

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First FCBD Hardcover

Diamond announced the Free Comic Book Day Gold sponsors today, and the one that jumps right out is Archaia. [quote]MOUSE GUARD, LABYRINTH, AND MORE HC FLIP BOOK Written by Jeremy Bastian, Nate Cosby, Royden Lepp, Jim McCann, Ted Naifeh and…

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The Keep

Vaguely remembering the movie I saw a solicit for The Keep hardcover collection from IDW so I put in an order at my local comic shop. The keep had stood empty in the Transylvanian Alps for 500 years. No one…

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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?
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Nursery Rhyme Comics

Something out of the ordinary hits comic book shop shelves last month: Nursery Rhyme Comics from First Second. Having seen some previews and a substantial build up I anxiously read it through. [quote]First Second is very proud to present Nursery…

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