10 THINGS: SEPTEMBER 2012, PART 2


Happy #1

Happy #1



KC Carlson looks at cool comics and books in the new Previews including DC Comics’ DC Comics: The Sequential Art of Amanda Conner, Image’s Happy by Morrison & Robertson, and Harper’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. Plus, guest commentary from Johanna Draper Carlson!

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Beauology 101: Taking Comics By Storm


Amazing Spider-Man #1

Amazing Spider-Man #1



Beau Smith doesn’t care much for storms and loss of power, but he does enjoy Marvel’s Amazing Spider-Man.

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Beauology 101: Reading With Passion


"Some guys have all the luck."

"Some guys have all the luck."



Beau Smith asks if you have a passion for comics.

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KC COLUMN: LISTEN, BUD, HE’S GOT RADIOACTIVE BLOOD!


Amazing Spider-Man: Big Time

Amazing Spider-Man: Big Time



KC Carlson has really been enjoying Marvel’s Amazing Spider-Man and let’s you know why he thinks you should be reading it, too!

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10 THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MARCH 2012 COMICS


Avengers Vs. X-Men

Avengers Vs. X-Men



KC Carlson takes a look at some of the cool books in the new Previews.

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A FEW THINGS I LIKE ABOUT OCTOBER ’11 COMICS (and a couple that make me go “Huh?”)


Daredevil #5

Daredevil #5



KC Carlson looks at upcoming books from Marvel & DC.

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10 THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MARCH 2011 COMICS (and a couple I’m not too crazy about) Part 2


Genius, Isolated

Genius, Isolated


KC Carlson continues his look at upcoming books with Genius, Isolated, Matt Baker: The Art of Glamour, Crossgen books at Marvel, and more!

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Beauology 101: One More Time With Feeling


Amazing Spider-Man #33

by Beau Smith

I’m going to be a little selfish and honest with you. I want to see a really bad guy get all busted up by a really good guy in comics for all the right reasons.

Yeah, it’s a little bit “retro” for me to ask that, but I’m also tired of people thinking retro is a bad thing. So many of the mainstream superhero comics these days are a steady diet of muddy morals, anti-heroes, sympathetic bad guys and more text than a Dan Simmons novel. Yeah, I think that borders with stories should be widened, but on the other end or the stick, we should get treated now and then to a good old school good vs. evil, punch the creep out kinda story. What’s it going to hurt?

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KC Column: This & That


Archie Complete Daily Newspaper Comics Vol. 1

by KC Carlson

Just got my huge box of comics and books from Westfield last week! Still digging through it all, but here’s a few “quickie” reviews.

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Beauology 101: I Come in Peace


Beau Smith

by Beau Smith

I am at peace with comics right now.

I have finally worked out my old school ways with the part of me that embraces modern technology. I think that’s important right now, not only for me, but hopefully for everyone who enjoys comics.

For the longest time I was conflicted on how I was going to deal with reading, buying and collecting back issues, new issues, graphic novels and trade paperbacks. Not so much on the budget end, because I know how much money I have to spend and what I don’t.

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