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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #501

True Believers: Fantastic Four: Skrulls #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Puppet Master #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Mad Thinker #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Dan Ayers This week’s best bargains, as they often are, are the Marvel “True Believers” $1 reprint books — for $3, you can get copies of Fantastic Four #2, 8 and 15, all by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, from back when the FF was Marvel’s flagship comic, and Spider-Man and the … Continue reading

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The Latest and (Mostly) Greatest #19

Oh man, I’m getting way more efficient with this whole thing; look at how early these are done! My Top 5 (The 5 Best Comics of the Week) Batman Inc #4 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Chris Burnham You ever get tired of  me worshiping this title?  Well get over it.  I’m not a huge fan of Paquette, the artist for the first three issues, but I love me some Chris Burnham.  Take Frank Quitely. Mix him with Geof Darrow, and you get yourself some Burnham.  It’s so freakin’ pretty to look at.  Because we’re only four issues into Morrison’s “grand … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews — Stuff I Bought #178

Hellboy — The Storm #3 (of 3) — Writer: Mike Mignola;  Art: Duncan Fegredo Baltimore: The Plague Ships #2 (of 5) — Writers: Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden;  Art: Ben Steinbeck These two books are connected because they’re both from the Mignola studio, and both reflect the very high quality of all of its output. Hellboy, of course, is their franchise character, and this issue offers perfect examples of his stubborn, cranky morality: he’s going to do what his gut tells him is right, and if you give him any crap you’re gonna get punched. Add the accomplished horror art … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #3

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. At my speed (especially with the school year now starting up again), this amounts to a two-year project, and I’m currently on the letter “N.” Here are some of the titles I’ve been encountering: New Mutants This is Volume #1, the one that went 100 issues, and which counts as the first Uncanny X-Men spin-off title. Claremont and artist Bob McLeod created the younger mutants of the title and published their first adventure as Marvel … Continue reading

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