Tag Archives: Sergio Aragones

It Came From the Back Room #28

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, this amounts to a two-year project. This week, we’re in the middle of the letter “G,” and that means two Marvel titles — neither one a superhero title, both with rabid fan bases, but otherwise just about as different as they can be: Groo Groo is a humor comic, one with a significant cult following; it’s about a perpetually-addled barbarian, and is drawn … Continue reading

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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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