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The Pint Movie Invitational Series: Part 3   Invitee: Jerry Morgan   Movie: Adaptation   Frequent guest Jerry Morgan of the great podcast Fistful Of Jokes chooses a strange pick out of Nic Cage’s fimography, 2002’s very meta Adaptation. We talk for over an hour and never mention that the film is about a writer Read More

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Major Direct Currents

“Surviving in New York Requires like 2 jobs and a little fraud on the side (sic)” ~ from the ‘I’m Still So NYC’ Facebook group, via John Ostrander. As an armchair historian and a comic book fan, I’ve always been fascinated by the intricacies of the earliest days of the comic book form, as well Read More

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Manster’s Journey Into the World of Comics (Part 3)

Guess who’s back… Back again… Manster’s back… Tell a friend… I’ve already told you how to get better at fantasy football (try harder!), so it must be time to get back to that which I’ve neglected far too long and bore you once more with this “Manster’s Journey” thing… Let’s bring you up to date Read More

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Those that are About to Die – An Examination of the Suicide Squad, Part Three

Suicide Squad

A lengthy re-read and discourse on the DC comic book title Suicide Squad and all subseries. Suicide Squad issue 4 is titled “William Hell’s Overture”, another done-in-one tale expanding on the mission of the Squad, this time within the borders of the USA and the DC Universe version itself. Focusing on a costumed vigilante in Read More

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Those that are About to Die – An Examination of the Suicide Squad, Part Two

Suicide Squad

A lengthy re-read and discourse on the DC comic book series, Suicide Squad and all subseries.. “Jail Break” is the title of issue three of Suicide Squad, a done-in-one story that forms a direct sequel to the Legends mini-series introducing this new version of the Squad. As such, it goes slightly far afield of the Read More

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DC Rebirth Announcement: Win or Lose

With DC sales dropping like a sinkhole in Florida, it’s been expected that some form of creative announcement from the co-publishers, Jim Lee and Dan Didio would be forthcoming. Little more than a month ago, the company revealed their intent to give the whole DCU a revamp with the umbrella title of Rebirth. Groans were Read More

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The Suicide Squad – Legends

LEGENDS, the six-issue series printed in 1987 from DC Comics, was the essential sequel to the world-changing CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS. It was meant to be a reintroduction to the DC Universe as well as a stand alone series that might be a primer to the characters and groups DC was publishing at the time. Read More

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Sir Jon’s Comic Book Review – Sandman Overture

The collected edition of the six-issue mini-series SANDMAN: OVERTURE was released in late 2015, to a relieved readership. The individual issues were a lengthy publishing venture, with the first being released in 2013 and the last in 2015. It had been announced repeatedly as issues were delayed that the writer, Neil Gaiman wanted to retain Read More

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26 Comics that Affected Me

Spreading the word about excellent comic book series has always been a passion of mine. Typically I tend to focus on one or a small handful at a time, giving each a good amount of attention, hopefully sending some interested parties to them. For this, I’ll be picking a single title from each letter of Read More

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Sir Jon’s Comic Book Review – Swamp Thing #1

DC Comics have done little to attract my attention as a reader since the inception of their “New 52” Universe, which drove me away in ways my similes and metaphors cry about. Some things, mostly from their withered Vertigo line of titles, find me interested, if I’m not at least skimming them. A few ideas Read More

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