Category Archives: comic books

Rough Character Sketches

Hey, it’s a page of roughed out ideas for how my characters for Year of the Rabbit are going to look. Yay! It’s funny, I spent about an hour on this and I could feel myself improving just in that … Continue reading

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Gunnerkrigg Court: Orientation

One of the side effects of having read A LOT of books in my life is that at this point, very little surprises me. I’m savvy to most plot structures and character archetypes and I can usually tell where a … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading #9

Batman Detective #881: 881 is the wrap-up of Scott Snyder’s run on Detective Comics, which started off with a story about a dead killer whale in a bank lobby (which I thought was brilliantly bizarre) and got better from there. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading #7

Since I last posted, I’ve actually read A LOT. A lot. Alot (My favorite ever blog post about that frequently made grammatical error– http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/04/alot-is-better-than-you-at-everything.html)  of comics. I didn’t post last week about what I read basically because everything I read … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading #6

All right, here are a few late recommendations. They’re all either from this week or last week. Either way, they should still be out on the shelves. Shinku #2: I give this series an official thumbs up. This story of … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading #5

Hello kiddies. Today I’m doing a short update on what I’m reading, mostly because after working a frantic ten hour shift yesterday I had little time to read comics and also, the comic books that I took home are going … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading #3

The Mission #5: This series is always compelling and well paced. The stakes are always growing, but unlike some stories where there is all build up and no pay off, this book always delivers clues to the overall mystery that … Continue reading

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