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J. Michael Straczynski

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Of Man And Apes

Man am I excited! As perhaps long time readers of this column know, Tarzan was probably the single biggest catalyst in bringing to life my love of reading, action adventure, and drawing. I recently came upon the original art for the pin up by Big…

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Dan Abnett

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Cullen Bunn

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Kieron Gillen

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Bronze Age Hulk: Part 2, #163-182

We continue our look at Bronze Age Hulk with Part 2 of this forty issue run. There are some similarities to the first twenty issues. The Hulk fights the Rhino/Abomination combo once again, and we have return trips to Counter-Earth…

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Jeff Loeb

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Dan Slott

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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Undervalued Spotlight #254

Star Wars #7, Marvel Comics, January 1978. There is a heck of a lot of spec on Star Wars comics going on right now. So where to get in on this Star Wars bandwagon? If you had $20k kicking around you could go the 35 cent variant #1 route or maybe a nice high grade Boba Fett #42? It’s hard to play the Star Wars spec game without dishing out some serious coin. Which segues me nicely into this week’s Undervalued Spotlight pick, Star Wars #7.
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Frank Miller

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. The one and only Frank Miller is this week’s featured writer, as we glimpse at his unique style of crime stories for superhero books.
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Cover Versions of the New 45’s

“Dear Doc Curmudgeon” is a column by Clint McElroy made up of completely fabricated responses to mostly fabricated questions. But you knew that due to your discerning nature and brilliant mind which would never fall for a columnist trying to…

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