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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #258

Yes, yes, we’ll get to all of those fancy DC villain books in a minute (even though, contrary to this column’s title, I didn’t buy all of them — but, hey, without credits on the cover, I figure you need some sort of quick description of each one, to see which will be worth your time) — but first, let’s look at the regular titles that stood out this week: Astro City #4 — Writer: Kurt Busiek;  Art: Brent Eric Anderson This was the best book of the week the last time it came out, too, and it’ll probably be … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #83 by Dan!

Hoo boy this is a big week. So I’m going to do a couple things. Up top is going to be the traditional reviews, covering the usual current comics, then at the bottom I’ll do a rundown of those 3-D villain stories. Let’s do this! Forever Evil #1 Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: David Finch: So the big event kicks off for the big month for DC, and how is it? Well, in a word… fine. It’s better if you like Finch’s art (I’m not usually a fan), and it’s as strong and consistent of a story as you’d expect to … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #256

There are a lot of good non-corporate, creator-owned books out right now (this has been a great year for them), so let’s start with those this week: Saga #13 — Writer: Brian K. Vaughan;  Art: Fiona Staples This is revving up again after a few months’ absence (the creative team takes a break after each six-issue volume), and the cover helps to show why Staples, the artist, has been such a big part of its becoming a hit: the eyes are drawn to the cute baby first, and the lifelike eyes, but then they notice the horns… and the fact … Continue reading

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