Comics

Thor Takes Advantage Of Movies Over Comic Books

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It’s sequel time in the house of M, which sounds like saying it’s a day where the sun rises in the East, but the big screen means a bigger sequel than most. The success of the Avengers experiment guarantees every character another movie, even Thor, but they’re all starting to see the advantages of the […]

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Make Money From Metal With Iron Man

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The Golden Age of comics gave us our greatest heroes, and the Silver age saw them battling a thousand stories of insanity (all minions of the Comics Code Authority, whose censorship powers robbed even the mightiest heroes of any ability to actually fight things). Gold and silver are surely precious, but it’s the Bronze and […]

Comics

Constantine Creators Get Nothing From New TV Option

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The dark magician Constantine got off to a troubled start, killing the classic Hellblazer just to join in the New 52’s controversial reboot of everything and everyone. The original Hellblazer was a high point of comic books, an archive of every British writer to shape the industry, and an antidote to the saccharine shine of […]

Magazines

Buy Life Itself With Massive Magazine Collection

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The purpose of writing is to record life itself, a challenge Life magazine took literally. On the understanding that a picture was worth a thousand words, LIFE launched a new era of photojournalism, stunning the world with incredible images capturing the events of the day. In our internet world we’re used to streaming video of […]

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The Greatest Comic Book Superpower: Online Reputation

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In comic book stories reputation counts for less than nothing. It doesn’t matter if you’ve spent seventy years saving the world once a month and twice on Christmas, one grainy photo produced by Evil Geniuses Incorporated will have you on the run from your own allies and government, fighting to prove your innocence, with everything […]

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Find The Spirit Of An Age With Comic Book Auctions

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Comic book auctions are the hunting grounds of treasure seekers. Experts out to harvest a key issue to complete a set or sieve out a rare gem, but that misses the most essential thing about comic books: reading them. Comic book auctions can be a museum of marvelous history you won’t find anywhere else. The […]

Comics

This Crossover Crisis Is Forever Evil

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One of the joys of a giant comic collection is tracing storylines from start to finish. Tracking down every issue renders you immune to annoying gaps, crossover events, or those annoying asterisks which say “*See another issue you don’t own to find out what’s actually going on!” DC’s multiversal story was the work of decades, […]

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The Most Disastrous Bat-marriages Ever!

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Marrying Batman is obviously a bad idea. Saying you love a Bat-person in a world with a Joker is the only way you can get a priest to help you attempt suicide. Nevertheless, the Bat-mythos has marriages aplenty, and they’re never not terrible. Plant Person In The New Batman Adventures episode “Chemistry”, Bruce Wayne falls […]