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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #411

Grass Kings #1 — Writer: Matt Kindt;  Art/Colors: Tyler Jenkins Redline #1 — Writer: Neal Holman;  Art: Clayton McCormack;  Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys #1 — Writer: Anthony Del Col;  Art: Werther Dell’Edera;  Colors: Stefano Simeone Charmed #1 — Writer: Erica Schultz;  Art: Maria Sanapo;  Colors: Heartwork Studios The indy books have the variety and quality to lead the pack this week. Grass Kings is the  star: Matt Kindt’s new tale about a ramshackle freehold of misfits claiming their own law over the county sheriff’s, run by a trio of brothers straight out of Shakespeare by … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #11

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. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school year now in full gear), this amounts to a two-year project. I’m currently (and finally!) finishing the Marvel “M” stuff, and here’s the last title I’ve encountered: Marvel Comics Presents: MCP was started in mid-1988, and was a biweekly anthology series; it was likely a reaction to DC’s early-1988 move of Action Comics to a weekly anthology (no, kids, … Continue reading

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It Came From The Back Room #7

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. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school year now in full gear), this amounts to a two-year project. I’m currently on the Marvel “M” stuff, and here are some of the titles I’ve been encountering: Marvel Universe (Official Handbook of the…) Most of the overstock we have on these are from the two ’80s collections. There was a time when every true Marvel zombie just had … Continue reading

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