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My First Comic by Nick

June 27, 2022 Articles, My First Comic
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My first comic was Marvel Tales #143 The Amazing Spider-Man #6, it was the first appearance of The Lizard. I remember I was only a kid at the time and my grandpa gave it to me as a gift and…

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A Beginners Checklist for Dungeons and Dragons By Gibran Isaacs and Daniel Seib

June 21, 2022 Articles
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Early morning mist rises from the fields as the sun crests over the mountains. A group of adventurers is suddenly awoken to the sounds of wolf-riding goblins raiding their camp. Quickly rising to their feet, no time to wipe the…

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Pride Month Reading by Luke Simkins

June 13, 2022 Articles
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It’s pride month, and you know what that means? Time for some corporate shilling! But don’t worry, I won’t be shilling today (much). Just know that if I shill, I do it only to shill what I love. I would…

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We Need to Talk About Jean by Shawn Spurlock

June 6, 2022 Articles
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 "We all got it coming, kid." -Unforgiven Yeah, it's all jean Grey's fault. All of it. Every time you think to yourself how sick you are of comics constantly offing their characters, you should simultaneously be thinking about how stupid…

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5 Independent comics to check out while you wait for Invincible season 2 by Jake Pierce

May 31, 2022 Articles
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So you watched Invincible on Amazon and loved it, you then went to your local Graham Crackers and grabbed all 3 compendiums and digested that wonderful series like the comic book reader that you are, what next? Well, there is…

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The Death of Superman (1961) by Earl Geier

May 24, 2022 Articles
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The Justice League is DEAD! And comics will never be the same! Until it’s all undone and they come back. But it reminds me of the Death of Superman. Not the famous Doomsday story that made the news. But the…

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YOU THERE! BEHIND THE COUNTER! MAKE ME RICH!! by Kevin Healy

May 17, 2022 Articles
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Somewhere in the last 10 years, a shift has happened in our industry.  More and more people are coming in with the hopes of instantly gratifying their desire to buy something and make money on what they’ve bought.  We get…

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What to do after Free Comic Book Day by Rick Berg

May 10, 2022 Articles
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So now you have your free Free Comic Book Day books! What’s next? Please, please read them (or have them read to you). Shocking, right. Not everyone seems to understand but comic books were and are designed to be read.…

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My Top 5 Gimmick Covers of the 90’s By Nick Lipe

May 3, 2022 Articles
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I grew up in the 90’s, the heyday of gimmick covers, and I was in heaven.  Being 8 years old in 91, I was the prime target for all the crazy covers that the companies were sending out by the…

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FCBD Survival/Preparedness Guide by John Elle

April 26, 2022 Articles
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It’s that long awaited (and now back to its regularly scheduled bat day and time) of the year.  It’s kinda like Christmas…or maybe Easter. It’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  Now back to its regular day the First Saturday of May…

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