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ARMAGEDDON 2001: The Unexpected Vs the Inevitable

Some endings are inevitable, some endings catch us by surprise. Armageddon 2001, written in 1991 by Archie Goodwin, Dan Jurgens and Dennis O'Neil, is...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: COMICS SCENE MAGAZINE #25 (April 1991)

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DC’s RWBY Rewards Its Fanbase For Their Commitment

The biweekly issues of DC's RWBY based on Rooster Teeth's animated series have reached their ninth short story and is taking full advantage of its side...

Comic Books: The Good and Bad of Other Media’s Influence

Comic book fans love to see adaptations of his or her favorite characters on the big screen, but the creative decisions that directors take...

Holiday Flashback: Larfleeze and the Truth About Santa

Santa Claus and the Christmas season are no strangers to the comic medium. Every year come the holiday season, there are a slew of...

Best Comic Book Single Issues Of 2019

With just a little over two weeks left in the year, we are rounding up our favorite comic book issues of 2019! 2019 was a...

YOU ARE DEADPOOL: A Narrative Comic Book Store

You Are Deadpool is several things: it's Deadpool at his most meta, another masterpiece by "Al Ewing," and a comic book mashed with a...

Real Comics Shop Folk Dish On “Comic Book Guy”

It was 30 years ago this week that The Simpsons debuted as a half-hour sitcom. In those three decades, the animated TV series has...

Our Favorite Comic Books From The Past Decade (2010 – 2019)

The past ten years of the comic book industry have been insane, to say the least, as superhero films dominate the landscape, and creator-owned...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #148 (March 1986)

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50 Years Of San Diego Comic-Con: A Retrospective Of The History Of Fandom

Nerd culture is powerful. A group of a little more than a hundred teens and a few adults meet up in the basement of...

Is Batman A Bad Superhero? 5 Writers Know The Answer

Batman is the Dark Knight, the Caped Crusader, and the Hero of Gotham, but that last part is the subject of debate among some...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: EAGLE #1 (September 1986)

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Medium Clash: THE BOYS Comics And TV Themes

The Boys is creator Garth Ennis' gigantic middle finger to mainstream comics and its reliance on superheroes. With supes all but dominating the big...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: LOBO INFANTICIDE #3 (December 1992)

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How Is Superman Loved By Everyone?

Superman is the quintessential superhero character, serving as one of comics' highest thresholds. With over 80 years of history, the Man of Steel inspires...

King’s BATMAN Run is a Masterpiece, and BATMAN #83 is Just Another Reason Why

To talk about all the amazing things in Batman #83, written by Tom King, with art by Mikel Janín, colors by Jordie Bellaire and...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: NEW MUTANTS #22 (December 1984)

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THE AUTEUR: How Narratives Warp Reality

The Auteur, written by Rick Spears, with art by James Callahan and Luigi Anderson is a series from Oni Press known for its absurdist...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar – ‘X-FORCE #8 and WHISPER #8

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