Monthly Archives: May 2015

Improving Free Comic Book Day

I love Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) and make sure the 1st Saturday in May is always set aside to visit a number of shops and participate in some really great events all over Southern California.  I’ve been going since … Continue reading

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The Death of the Marvel Universe?

People have been talking about the “Death of the Marvel Universe” for months.  Mostly because Marvel has been hyping the death of their universe for months.  Said ‘death’ occurred in Marvel’s latest big event book, Secret Wars #1. I’m jaded.  … Continue reading

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How Valiant Comics Lost a Dedicated Fan…

That specter of death on the cover of Book of Death #1 from Valiant may as well be looming over my fan status.  The marketing stunt Valiant is launching in relation to this book is causing me to pull back … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015 – The Comics: Part 4 (All Ages)

I got all the comics save 1 from FCBD this year and I’m going to be taking a look at each of them on my Blog.  You can see the 1st 12 comics I read in Part 1, followed up … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015 – The Comics: Part 3 (The Indies)

I got all the comics save 1 from FCBD this year and I’m going to be taking a look at each of them on my Blog.  You can see the 1st 12 comics I read in Part 1, followed up … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015 – The Comics: Part 2 (Media tie-ins)

I got all the comics save 1 from FCBD this year and I’m going to be taking a look at each of them on my Blog.  You can see the 1st 12 comics I read in Part 1.  This time … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015 – The Comics: Part 1

I got all the comics save 1 from FCBD this year and I’m going to be taking a look at a lot of them.  I’m not going to do full detailed reviews.  I’m going to look at each and try … Continue reading

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