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My Favorite Guy by Shawn S.

September 25, 2019 Articles, Managers
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There are three omnipresent questions in every comic guy's life and yes we both call ourselves and will answer to "comic guy". The sound of ripping tape triggers a Pavlovian response in every single one of us. Please don't tell…

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My First Comic by Pete R.

September 16, 2019 Articles, My First Comic
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To be honest, I’m not sure what the first comic I ever owned was and I’m not sure what the first comic I ever read was either. As kids my sister and I would go to the public library and…

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FFS: Fun reading with Kevin H.

September 2, 2019 Articles, Managers
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FFS, and comics. This should have a different meaning than what you’re expecting. Let’s talk about why you should love comics, why you should read comics, why you should collect comics: For Fun’s Sake. There is a derth of comic…

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Why I know Walter Simonson’s Thor run is one of greatest comic runs ever! By Rick B.

August 28, 2019 Articles, Managers
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So after over a decade of nothing important happening and sales dropping to the point of near cancelation, Marvel handed the struggling God of Thunder over to artist writer Walter Simonson. Simonson became a huge name with his award winning…

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Recommended Reads by Alex S.

August 18, 2019 Articles, Reviews
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Working in a comic store was something I always thought required a vast amount of knowledge. We all know Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons, constantly spewing facts and information. Getting into comics so late in life, most of my…

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Pikachu! A dive into the current scene of Pokémon! Commentary by Luis B.

August 11, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Being a kid most of the things you liked your parents did not get, that went especially for Pokémon games, tv shows, clothes, toys, movies and especially the cards. I still hear parents say it is all Japanese to me.…

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BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: MELTDOWN

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Commentary by Dan W. Have you ever burned out on something you once enjoyed? Woken up in the morning questioning why you ever cared? Let it poison your personal and professional interactions? Well, what if you were a hero. And…

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Doomsday Clock: A Lesson in Patience by Chris V.

July 22, 2019 Articles
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Back in May of 2016, DC released DC Universe Rebirth, a one-shot that kicked-started the Rebirth era. The end of that issue teased the coming of the Watchmen into the main DCU. Upon hearing the news, Alan Moore put an…

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Shane’s Top Ten Favorite Current Comic Books

July 3, 2019 Articles, Reviews, Uncategorized
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1) Green Lantern – My favorite ongoing series has to be Grant Morrison’s take on Green Lantern, the book from the beginning takes you on twist and turns with Hal Jordan and his life as a galactic space-cop, Liam Sharp’s…

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My First Comic by Shawn Spurlock

June 24, 2019 Articles, Managers, My First Comic
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I was 6, or 2 years younger than my son Booker is now. I was sick, not an uncommon childhood occurrence for me as I was prone to regular bouts of tonsillitis. My father brought home 3 comics that night.…

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