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Developing Taste in Games

March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whenever I stroll into a Barnes & Noble (feeling like a secret agent as I scan non-fiction books that I’ll later purchase from a digital store), I always find myself stumbling into the science fiction...

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Even if you’ve never read Hellblazer, you’ve probably at least heard the story of John Constantine.  Those who stuck with Hellblazer love the journey through the world of the magical and mystical with the one...

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Comic Virgins: Invincible

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

You know, I thought high school was full of changes, foes and unpleasant situations — and I wasn’t a superhero. [Amanda writes Comic Virgins on a regular basis based on suggestions from Ben and Mike.] For this installment of Comic Virgins,...

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A Year in Comics Part 3

January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This is the third installment of John Crowley’s “A Year in Comics.” Part one here, part two here.  Nothing good ever happens on a monthly basis. Periods, lunar cycles, my Netflix payment, my...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – top and bottom lists of all things that were produced in the year 2013. Personally, I’m always on the edge of my seat waiting for some...

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Being a superhero comic artist/writer is a lot like being president. You’re always compared to the person who did it before you, the good ones last about eight years, and after your time is up...

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Welp, that was confusing. [Yo. Comic Virgins is a regularly occurring DTC staple, where Amanda reads comics picked by Ben and Mike.] When Ben walked in the door from work tonight (I’m writing this on a chilly Sunday evening),...

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A Year in Comics Part 2

November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Author’s Note: A Year in Comics is a three-part series identifying what I’ve noticed in my first year as a regular comic book reader. I’m still not sure who the highest form of life in...

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Forever Evil: Arkham War #2

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

If Bane is Rob Stark does that make Scarecrow King Joffery? The villains of Gotham end their posturing and start moving their chess pieces as Arkham War finally gets off the ground....

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Comic Virgins: Kick-Ass

November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

And now, the comic I’ve been dreading: Kick-Ass. It’s not that I don’t like Kick-Ass; in fact, it’s the exact opposite. I fell in love with the movie Kick-Ass when it was released, and the...

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