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A Stockingful of Commentary On Comics

March 28th, 2020

Sorry this is coming to everyone so late. I’ve got my normal job, all the side activities I’m involved in and then holiday stuff to divide my time up so small I’m surprised I find any time to sleep at all. This is of course compounded with the comic news cycle being slower then frozen molasses this time of year. Even what few stories I’m seeing aren’t really things I want to discuss at any length (https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/12/20/dc-comics-eric-m-esquivel-nightwing-previews/). A writer at DC is being accused of being an abusive creep, which other then saying... Read More

How Far Is Too Far In Comics?

April 1st, 2019

While I was working on my list of comics to order from Previews last month I noticed a surprising change to two Marvel series I was ordering. I was looking over the Marvel catalog section of Previews when I noticed that two of the series I was ordering from Marvel had made a change to the pricing of their War of the Realms mini series and the Avengers tie in issue to the same event. The average comic book is thirty two pages long and averages four dollars per page. For some reason Marvel listed War of the Realms issues three and four where listed in Previews for thirty two pages for five dollars. Normally... Read More

Marvel Universe Heading to TaxSlayer Center!

August 30th, 2018

Marvel fans, assemble! Make plans to attend Marvel Universe Live- Age of Heroes at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this weekend! Shows will take place on Friday Aug 31 at 7 p.m., Saturday Sep 1 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday Sep 2 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki s hands. This ancient artifact holds immeasurable mystical power and would allow Loki to achieve his eternal quest to crown himself... Read More

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