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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

With the recent return of Jean Grey from the proverbial bleedin’ choir invisibule, it seems like an excellent time to look at her FIRST return from the clutches of death…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #286 awaits!

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Dark Horse ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

When asked about the genesis of this book, its creator was legendarily quoted as saying “Since nobody else is doing Fantastic Four right now, I thought I might as well.”  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Danger Unlimited #1 awaits!

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Jack Kirby
comic conventionIDW PublishingNew York Comic Con

PRESS RELEASE Jack Kirby wasn’t an ordinary comic-book creator, and it’s perhaps only the occasion of The King of Comics’ 100th birthday celebration this year that could get John Byrne to rescind his retirement from comic conventions to make a special appearance at NYCC 2017 in October.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

What’s the most important part of a comic? The art or the script (story)?

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

The Marvel Universe exists on a sliding timeline.  Sometimes, that slide allows for some entirely new events to spontaneously erupt…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel: The Lost Generation #12 awaits!

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

IT’S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Rand is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random Access Memory. Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made

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FeatureFeaturedMajor Spoilers

Rand Bellavia (one half of the musical group Ookla the Mok) returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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conventionIDW PublishingSneak Peek

PRESS RELEASE: Creation Entertainment’s 15th Annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2016 kicks off this week and one of the special guests in attendance will be John Byrne, a titan in his field whose contributions to comic books cannot be overstated.

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

The New Universe was billed as a more realistic comics world and described as ‘the world outside your window.’ This issue is the point where they chuck that concept OUT the window…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Star Brand #12 awaits!

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IDW PublishingSneak Peek

It’s that photographic Star Trek John Bryne thing that IDW Publishes… Star Trek New Visions: The Hollow Man.

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Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions sold over $5.1 million this past weekend in Dallas, and while that seems like a really large sum, its surprising how much Suspense Comics #3 sold for.

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Heritage AuctionsPress Release

The original John Byrne and Terry Austin double splash page art from X-Men #137 (Marvel, 1980), “The Fate of the Phoenix!”, arguably the most famous image from the greatest and most popular X-Men story of them all, is expected to bring $150,000+ when it comes to auction on Aug. 27, 2015, as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 27-29, 2015 Comics and Comic Art Signature® Auction.

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