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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #304

Love and Rockets: New Stories #7 — Creators: Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez It’s hard to describe just how vital Love and Rockets and the Hernandez brothers were to comics in the ’80s: the magazine lasted for 50 issues over 14 years, from 1982 to 1996, and for a long span every new installment was a leap forward: you could just see them growing in confidence and ability, until both Gilbert’s Palomar stories (set in a Mexican village, with a large cast of characters but focusing mostly on the mayor, Luba, and her many daughters and lovers) and Jaime’s Locas ones … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #300

We should probably note a couple of anniversaries this week: as you can see, this is my 300th “Stuff I Bought” review post; the first came out the week of January 5, 2007, which was when the AABC blog began — so that’s an eight-year anniversary for it, too. That very first review is no longer on the site (it had some kind of coding problem that was screwing things up, if I remember correctly, and had to be erased), but there’s a link to the second week’s reviews here. ┬áIf you’re wondering why it’s the 300th review but I’m … Continue reading

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