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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #201

Sergio Aragones Funnies #1 — Creator: Sergio Aragones A book of all-new Sergio, with two eight-page stories in color (the colorist, Tom Luth, is one of the few people on the planet who can color the obsessively-detailed Aragones art effectively), plus some one-page gags, plus a couple of puzzle pages (including a find-the-differences-in-the-panels game, and a find-the-two-identical-comics one, that are custom-made for that detailed style, and should be fun for any readers who can remember looking for Waldo). Aragones is a national treasure — of two countries — and the indicia’s indication that this will be a monthly comic is … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #182

Hellboy/Beasts of Burden #1 (of 1) — Writers: Evan Dorkin with Mike Mignola;  Art: Jill Thompson Alan put this book out as my contribution to the “Pick Hits” wall for the week without even asking, because he knows how much I love Dorkin and Thompson’s spook-chasing critters, and this crossover with Hellboy (with Mignola providing the Big Red Demon’s dialog) doesn’t disappoint: same clever bits, same effective characterization, same refusal to go for the easy cuteness, same wonderful, award-winning art. If you’ve never encountered Beasts of Burden before, this is a great intro, and a perfect Hallowe’en present; if you … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #5 by Dan!

Quick and short week, so I’ll try to make this quick and short reviews.  We all know that’s not going to happen, but we’ve all got important things to do, so let’s speed this up! My Top Five (The Five Best Comics of the Week) Batman And Robin #14 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Frazer Irving Do you ever get tired of me telling you just how awesome Batman and Robin is?  Well I’m not sure I’ll be able to much longer with the changing creative team, so enjoy it while it lasts!  This issue, things continue building to a head … Continue reading

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