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Trimming The Collection – Thor: Vikings


Thor: Vikings #1–5 by Garth Ennis and Glenn Fabry I started a theme a long time ago – Trimming The Collection – where I chatted about comic books I had bought but now, when reading them again, I’m not sure why I’ve kept them and decide whether to keep them or not. I recently had a sort through my longboxes,…

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Pausing For Reflection


I’m taking a moment in my daily blogging schedule to step back from my goal (of discussing all the various entertainments I’ve consumed and getting up to date on them) and think about my blogging, so feel free to ignore this self-indulgence on my part. I’m getting close to aim of being able to talk about comic books and films…

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No Comics Again? Am I That Unlucky?


No new comics again this week. I’m getting worried I’m not buying enough comics. Not that my bank balance is complaining, stingy bastard that I am, but it’s weird that I’m not getting a regular dose of the new comic book. Is it just my turning into a grumpy old git, moaning about how things were better in the old…

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Thinking about masterpiece runs


Greg has a very interesting post at Comics should Be Good about quasi-masterpieces, runs of comics by creators that are defining and the peak of their work. It’s a large subject to discuss, and requires someone with a greater range of comic book history than Greg has, something to which he readily admits. The post got me thinking about my…

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Considering Current Comics


Apart from getting rid of old comics (Trimming the Collection), reading a variety of stuff I wouldn’t buy (From A Library), and being silly (Q&A), I do actually buy comics as they come out. Shocking, I know. Since starting a new job that is in the opposite direction from my comic shop and home, I don’t get to buy them…

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