Reason For A Brit To Be Thankful

Even though it was announced in September that Alan Davis would be working on a new series of ClanDestine, it is still the best reason for this Brit to be thankful for the Marvel solicitations for February 2008. Obviously, I have a lot of love for this series (it was…

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Solicitations, Inventory, And, Erm, Stuff

A lot to get through today, so let’s crack on and commentaritating (and making up words): Marvel solicitations for October As Marvel ploughs on with the massive Civil War crossover, there are only a few items worthy of merit that deserve mentioning, for whatever reason I see fit. Ultimate Power…

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DC Comics Solicitations for October

Life (and the amazing rarity of wonderful British sunshine) meant that I didn’t buy my comics for last week and I didn’t see Superman Returns. I feel ashamed to the pit of my soul, which is why I find it ironic that my next topic of discussion is upcoming comics…

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Incoming Inventory – June 29

Usagi Yojimbo #94 I don’t have it in me to do Comics Activisim but, if I did, I would do it for Usagi Yojimbo. I have been a fanatic for the rabbit bodyguard since I discovered him sometime ago. I buy the singles, but also buy the trades as well,…

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Marvel Solicitations and Incoming Inventory

Marvel solicitations for September here. Like the DC soliciations, a selection rather than a long rundown: Ultimate Spider-Man #100 I don’t read Ultimate Spider-Man (although I did start out reading it), but you have to admit that it’s an impressive feat for the same creative team to continue for 100…

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DC Solicitations and Other Comics Business

DC solicitations for September can be found here. I thought I’d try something different, and point out a handful of interesting new things from the massive listing of new product from DC, rather than go through the whole thing in detail. In reverse list order: Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall…

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Marvel & Image solicitations

Is it really a year since the first Ultimate annuals? Are they special anymore, or just money-grabbing opportunities (or is that stating the obvious when it comes to Marvel)? I must rest my weary cynicism detector. Reading the Marvel solicits is slightly tiring; if it isn’t a tie-in to the…

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DC August solicitations

No intro. Let's do it. Much as I like a bit of Matt Wagner, I won’t be getting his Batman Year 1.5 stories. However, Batman and the Mad Monk is wonderfully silly title, and he draws a cool Bats. What a great byline: 'What do you get when you add…

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Marvel solicitations for July

And now, the Mighty Marvel Mammoth Menu! (They do a lot of books, don't they?) Ultimate X-Men #72 – is The Magician the most boring-looking hero you have ever seen? It looks like one of designs that Mike Weiringo puts up on his blog that he did as a child;…

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Image solicitations for July

It's the turn of Image comics, details seen here. Image has come on a long way, but the promotional blurb can cause strange reactions. Take the intro for the Bedlam GN: 'It's Blade meets The DaVinci Code in this bold new graphic novella!' I really dislike the 'Hollywood pitch' style…

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