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Detective Comics #1000 Day of Release Signing

Detective Comics #1000 Day of Release Signing All About Books and Comics is proud to be hosting Jaime Mendoza from DC Comics on Wednesday, March 27th from 10 am – 12 pm. Jaime is the inker on Detective Comics #1000’s first and main story over Doug Mahnke’s pencils and will be signing autographs from 10 am to 12 pm on New Release Wednesday!  Jaime is also the inker on the covers of Detective Comics #’s 994 through #999 leading up to the historic issue of Detective #1000. Jaime Mendoza has been working in the Comics Industry for 24 years and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #230

Detective Comics Annual #1 — Writer: Tony Daniel;  Art: Romano Molenaar and Sandu Florea; Pere Perez Flash Annual #1 — Writers: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato; Breakdowns: Manapul; Finishes: Marcus To; Scott Kolins; Diogenes Neves and Oclair Albert; Marcio Takara; Wes Craig Green Lantern Annual #1 — Writer: Geoff Johns;  Art: Ethan Van Sciver with Pete Woods and Cam Smith Justice League International Annual #1 — Writers: Geoff Johns and Dan Didio;  Art: Jason Fabok DC came out with a number of annuals this week, and they’re fascinating because of the different approaches they offer to the genre. Detective is … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #42

Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items (these are featured at the discount racks at the west end of the store for a couple of weeks after each post, and then go to the discount racks on the east end of the store for a few weeks, and then disappear into our warehouses, so get them while you can). I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school semester in full gear), this amounts to … Continue reading

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Phil’s reviews — Stuff I Bought #205

Lots of books this week, kids, so let’s do short reviews on each one. Before we get to all those DC first issues, though, there are a few other comics that deserve your attention: Casanova: Avaritia #1 (of 6) — Writer: Matt Fraction;  Art: Gabriel Ba Marvel’s Icon imprint having re-presented the earlier issues of this, Fraction’s indy manifesto, we now get the first new story, in color. Cutting-edge in both the visuals and the plotting, with freeze-frames, multiversal dimensional destruction, and lots of intriguing pretty people, this makes more sense if you’re already familiar with the characters, but if … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #28

And just like that we’re back folks. I survived San Diego, and only lost a finger! (joke). Let’s do this. (head’s up, I didn’t review League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. That pretentious mess is not for me. ((cue internet explosion))) Secret Wariors 28 Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Alessandro Vitti So Secret Warriors comes to its logical conclusion with more of a whimper than you might expect. However, when you think about it in the long run, it’s not that unexpected. This title has been running along with its usual flair for the dramatic, so a subdued final issue is to be … Continue reading

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