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Phil’s Reviews — Stuff I Bought #183

Strange Tales II #2 (of 3) — Writers/Artists: Various … And by “various” I mean a six-page Gilbert Hernandez Iron Man and Toro vs. the Leader story, followed by a six-page Jaime Hernandez everybody-at-the-beach story (look at that cover!), plus offerings from Jeffrey Brown, Farel Dalrymple, Paul Hornschemeier,  and Tony Millionaire, among others.  Nine stories total (ten, if you count the one-page Watcher intro on the inside front cover), from some of the weirdest and wildest alternative creators out there, with creator biographies so you can follow up on the stuff you like. Not all of it works (Sheldon Vella’s “Look … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #3 by Dan!

A very nice, very light week arrives at your local comic shop this week, just in time for the schools to be back in session!  Don’t worry, I’ve got an opinion on a fair amount of them.  Also, I’m watching the movie Seven while I write this, so that should lead to an interesting state of mind.  Let’s do this! My Top Five (The Five Best Comics of the Week) Buzzard #3 Writer/Artist: Eric Powell Just a reminder for all of you, Eric Powell is one of (if not The) best writer/artist combinations out in the market today.  If you’re looking for consistently … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #1 By Dan!

Hey folks! With the new website running smoothly, we’ve decided to change things up just a little bit.  Reviews will now only be one post per week, but The Professor and I will both have a different column on Sundays!  So get ready for some slight changes.  Also, make sure to wear a helmet, in case I blow your mind! My Top Five (The five best comics of the week) Batman 701 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Tony Daniel Morrison’s Batman run has been one of the crazier things of the past couple years, which is no big surprise.  Here he … Continue reading

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