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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 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.) Starting this month I will 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,

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Rand Bellavia, of Ookla the Mok fame, returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this months’s Random Access Memory.

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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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Rand Bellavia 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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AuctionDCHeritage AuctionsSwamp Thing

If you are a collector of original comic book art, Heritage Auctions has an event coming up that will feature the sale of Bernie Wrightson’s cover to Swamp Thing #1 and more.

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Rand Bellavia takes a moment to travel down the timeline to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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Cromulent WordsFeatureFeaturedOpinion

So, I recently discovered The Newsstand feature at Mike’s Amazing World. If you’re not familiar with the site, you pick the month and year, and Mike spits out all the comics published that month. It’s the ultimate nostalgia bomb. Lacking anything more important to say, today we’re setting the coordinates for March 1987 (a randomly chosen destination, for sure), when I was 17 years old. Let’s take a look at the edited highlights of what comics I bought that month.

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DCFeaturedReviewSwamp Thing

Legendary writer (and creator of the Swamp Thing) Len Wein, returns to helm his creation once again in the New DCU!  Your Major Spoilers review of Swamp Thing #1 awaits!

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DCSneak PeekSwamp Thing

In case you missed the announcement earlier, Swamp Thing is returning to comics in 2016, with co-creator Len Wein at the wheel.

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Ahead of the San Diego Comic Con, DC Comics has announced eight, EIGHT, new miniseries to be released in 2016.

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ConvergenceDCFeaturedReviewSwamp Thing

The Convergence continues as DC characters are forced to live in cities trapped under domes without their powers.  We’ve seen how the dome affects powers like Superman’s, but what about a character like Swamp Thing?  What happens when his connection to the Green is severed for a year?  Find out in the Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Swamp Thing #1!

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ConvergenceDCSwamp Thing

Convergence is almost here, and DC Comics sent Major Spoilers and exclusive sneak peek at Convergence: Swamp Thing #1 that arrives in stores on April 22, 2015.

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Major SpoilersTen Things

Certain characters are recognized by everyone as representing a sea-change.  Superman inspired the creation of the entire superhero genre, Batman is the source of an abundance of recurring hero tropes, Spider-Man inspired a realm of characters with human failings and personalities.  But what of those characters who DON’T get the same recognition for their place in history?  Welcome to Ten Things!

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