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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 PublishingJohn BryneSneak 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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FeaturedMarvelNew UniverseRetro 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 PeekStar Trek

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

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AuctionHeritage 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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AuctionHeritage AuctionsJohn BrynePress 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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IDW PublishingSneak PeekStar Trek

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IDW Publishingjohn byrneSneak PeekStar Trek

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – Wonder Woman Week is here, and we have a lot to talk about. DC movies are on the way, invisible jets take flight, Grindhouse, Warlord of Oz, and the Book of Life are all on the docket.

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IDW Publishingjohn byrneSneak PeekStar Trek

It’s an interesting Star Trek tale by John Byrne, and worth checking out the sneak peek of the new issue that arrives this week.

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Alpha FlightFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

At the time of this issue, Canadia’s premiere super-team, Alpha Flight, has only been together for a short time, and hasn’t really gelled as a unit. When the Great Beast Kolomaq attacks, Snowbird doesn’t even think to call her new teammates for backup, and the battle…  It kinda has to be seen to be believed…  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Alpha Flight #6 awaits!

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Action ComicsDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperman

BECAUSE STEPHEN DEMANDED IT!  Sometimes an issue gains notoriety for obvious reasons, others for reasons that are obscure or inexplicable.  Then, there’s stuff like Superman’s porno debut with a very married Big Barda…  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Action Comics #593 awaits!

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IDW PublishingSneak PeekStar Trek

Check out this preview of Star Trek: New Visions #1: The Mirror, Cracked from IDW Publishing.

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