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New Comics Haul Week Of 8.3.22

Before we begin this week's festivities, a brief moment of gratitude. The other day this here notice popped up on me phone: I realize that on the scale of, y'know, the rest of the internet, that's literally nothing, and indeed a decent percentage of it is almost certainly me doing format-checks on posts. Nonetheless, that… Continue reading New Comics Haul Week Of 8.3.22

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Books Read March 2022

Key:-(R) = Re-read-(B) = Read To My Wife At Bedtime– No Author = Comic 2nd Mama Akuma, Vol. 2Vol. 2 is where this series really establishes its core stakes: 1.) Seere is a demon and there are other demons who want to know what the friggin' deal is and why he hasn't executed the contract… Continue reading Books Read March 2022

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New Comics Haul Week Of 7.27.22

This week's article proves my wife right about something, as all good and useful things in life do. I have offered--indeed, requested--on a number of occasions to just merge our finances and let her take care of the money, but she's a scrupulous watcher of bank balances and tells me that she simply could not… Continue reading New Comics Haul Week Of 7.27.22

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New Comics Haul Week Of 7.6.22

GOOD WEDDIN'-DAY, all. I will tell you, without shame: it's been a rough little while, for many reasons, and it heartens me to know that I am not alone in this. Join me in taking what comfort you can from this new and tiny monster, Soon-To-Be-Celebrated Local Cat Finland J. Cat: Say what you will,… Continue reading New Comics Haul Week Of 7.6.22

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Review: Desert Eagle, Vol. 1

Despite what that the shapes in that hair would lead you to believe, not a Junji Ito Joint This is not my usual kind of comic; I’m not generally intrigued by gangs and crimestyles and juvenile delinquency, no Kuwabara stan was I in the springtime of my youth. But something about the blurb—revenge, brotherhood, punching—spoke… Continue reading Review: Desert Eagle, Vol. 1

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New Comics Haul Week Of 6.22.22

AND AS IF YOU HADN'T GUESSED YET, IT'S TIME FOR NEW COMICS! Brought to you slightly late this week because my goddamn cat decided it was time for a medical emergency this morning! DON'T GIMME THAT LOOK HOLLAND, I'M NOT THE ONE WHO STOPPED EATING, I'M FAT AS HELL In any event: Yes, comics, and… Continue reading New Comics Haul Week Of 6.22.22

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New Comics Haul Week Of 6.15.22

WE INTERRUPT THIS GENTLE WEDNESDAY IN ORDER TO BRING YOU A LIST OF NEW COMICS! You may notice that this is significantly briefer and lighter on the details than my previous lists, and that's because instead of cramming mini-reviews of related comics into these, I've started doing mini-reviews of my monthly books-read lists! This is… Continue reading New Comics Haul Week Of 6.15.22

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Comics Haul Week Of 5.25.22

Hey gang, normally I'd prepare a whole thing about the comics I was super hype for this week, but given the events of this Tuesday that seems like it would be in poor taste and also I, like every single American, am so tired and furious and heartsick and weary, and frankly me ol' fun-tank… Continue reading Comics Haul Week Of 5.25.22

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Comics Haul Week Of 5.18.22

I shout out my prizes from this week's New Comic Book Day haul! Featuring TWO KINDS of Blade Runner, monkeys that went to space, a blog that's more of a nightmare than this one and a detective who can't do his job because he is, and I am not making this up, Chinese!