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COMICS CAN BE AWESOME (January)

This year, each month will begin with three splash pages to remind everyone that comics can be awesome… Sabretooth Swordsman #4 The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite #1 Bloodstrike #26

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Balls-to-the-wall adventure comics – part 1

Comics is a medium, not a genre. And as a medium, comics can be used to tell all kinds of mature stories, from powerful biographies (Maus, Persepolis, Fun Home, Stitches) to fascinating historical and journalistic accounts (Brought to Light, Pyongyang, … Continue reading

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Brian Azzarello’s off-the-wall Batman

Batman #620 Since 1939, there have been plenty of offbeat Batman writers, but I get a special kick out of the fact that Brian Azzarello has been allowed through the gates. After all, Azzarello seems mostly at home telling viciously … Continue reading

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Accessible superhero comics – part 2

If you read the last post, you know what’s going on. Here are another five brilliant, accessible superhero comics: The One In the mid-80s, with Reagan still churning out his initial rhetoric of Cold War escalation, and just before Watchmen … Continue reading

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