Some links before a break

I never thought I would see Tim O'Neill answer the question of 'who is stronger?' so central to Marvel zombies, but he provides clear and sensible answers to the eternal problem. Most bizarre, and definitive. Dave Campbell has posted online the first issue of the new comic he has written…

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Linky: Other People Worth Reading Recently

Because I always feel that San Diego is so very far away and that I will never attend the Comic-Con, I don’t talk about the many, many, many items that come out of there each year (for full details, look at the index at CBR). Anyway, it’s not as if…

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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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Considering Comic Book News Sites

Apropos of nothing in particular, I was thinking about websites devoted to comic book news. Isn’t the internet great? What did fans do before it was invented? It got me thinking about the variety and the ones I go to first and read. CBR – Comic Book Resources – is…

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Blogaround challenge

(Am I the only one to think of the television programme Runaround when I say the word 'blogaround' in my head, or is that too British-specific a reference?) As suggested by Laura, according to her rules, I take … The Blogaround Challenge: Love Manga [EDIT: dead link] This is a…

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Low calorie posting

I'm not feeling too hot today, so no content-rich post from the Clandestine Critic today (see how unwell I am – I referred to myself in the third person …) Instead, a little stroll through around the inter-porn-web-net, as I comment on a few things I've seen … Paul O'Brien,…

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Write here, write now

This is going to be a bit nomadic and aimless, with some thoughts and things I want to remember. On with the show and don’t munch on your popcorn too loudly; please be considerate to other patrons. Anyone else getting lots of Russian spam? I get an inbox full of…

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Clutch of Comics Culture

Wherein I prattle on about comic-related things. Winging their way to my grubby mitts via my excellent LCS: Gotham Central #34 Intimates #10 PVP #0 Stupid Comics #3 Gotham Central (soon to be Streets of Gotham, according to Rich Johnston – will Rucka still be on board? – who also…

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Assorted comics items

Lovely comics I shall be buying this week: Hellboy: The Island #2 Astro City: The Dark Age #2 Legion of Super-Heroes #8 Pulse #10 Runaways #6 I'm not sure if I should be waiting for Astro City: The Dark Age to be collected. It's going to read better in trade…

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something… bizarre

I didn’t go to San Diego, but I always get a laugh out of the photos that come out of there every year (especially the ones sent to Warren Ellis) but this picture is THE greatest image ever, and is my Something Borrowed.For Something New, my selection of comics coming…

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