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Curse Words Vol. 1: The Devil's Devil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) on Thursday. 1 Reply

Revival Vol 4 Deluxe Collection Hard Cover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) Jan 4. 2 Replies

 

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Extremity Vol. 1: Artist

Extremity Vol. 1: Artist Daniel Warren Johnson: creator, writer, artist; Mike Spicer: colorist Image Comics, 2017It's been awhile since I started a new series created by a writer/artist, and they are quite uncommon outside of the "art comics" world of imprints like Top Shelf and Fantagraphics (or First Second, more recently)--I…See More
Friday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Black Lightning' Season 1
"I liked it, too, even though I have zero knowledge of the character. They filled me in as they went. I like the potential complication of the daughter inheriting powers."
Thursday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Luke Blanchard's discussion Tips on using the board
"If you Reply to the message rather than the discussion you get this. That's the way I remember quotes looking...I don't remember a quote function, but I don't use it that often, either."
Thursday
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Curse Words Vol. 1: The Devil's Devil
"I'm glad you liked it, Mark, as I've really enjoyed the series. I was reading it for for free at my LCS, and I enjoyed it so much, that I decided to support it with my money, and pick it on a monthly basis. I think comedy is very hard to…"
Thursday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Curse Words Vol. 1: The Devil's Devil

Curse Words Vol. 1: The Devil's DevilCreated by Charles Soule & Ryan BrowneImage Comics, 2017The keywords on the back cover of this first collection of Soule and Browne's series (below "Mature Readers") are "Fantasy/Humor/Koalas," which summarizes the tone very well. It stars a wizard named Wizord and Margaret, his talking…See More
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion What are you blogging about today?
"Tim Seeley & Mike Norton’s Revival: The Final Two Years The sequel to my overview of the first two years of this series (Seeley says it ran for five years, so I suppose each pair of Deluxe editions actually covers about two and a half…"
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"Kill or Be Killed: Volume TwoEd Brubaker (Writer), Sean Phillips (Illustrator), Elizabeth Breitweiser (Colorist)Image Comics, 2017 The second collection of this supernatural crime-noir series begins in the middle of the action, as the first volume…"
Jan 14
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
"Babel is a complex 2006 film that I somehow overlooked before now (saw it on Amazon Prime). The interlocking story lines take place in Morocco, Japan and Mexico, so there's a large international cast. It's largely about Things Going…"
Jan 14
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Black Lightning' brings new perspective to CW superhero shows
"‘How can you know that?’ ‘I’ll be leading them.’” I love that so much."
Jan 11
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Big Digital Comics Sale
"There's another Top Shelf offer on Humble Bundle. I went all in even though I owned some of them already. I'll just borrow Top Shelf''s description: Erin Nations' powerfully personal Gumballs, Nate Powell's…"
Jan 11
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"Casanova: Acedia Vol. 2Matt Fraction, Michael Chabon, writers; Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá, illustrators; Dustin Harbin, lettersImage Comics, 2017 The Acedia Vol. 1 collection came out in October, 2015; Vol. 2 in May, 2017. Matt Fraction…"
Jan 10
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"Bitch Planet Vol. 2: President Bitch Kelly Sue DeConnick, script/co-creator; Valentine De Landro, art & covers/co-creator; Taki Soma, art (Issue #6); Kelly Fitzpatrick, colors; Clayton Cowles, lettersImage Comics, 2017 The first collection was a…"
Jan 8
Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Dept. H Volume 1: Pressure
"I own the hardcover (the first one?), but haven't read it yet. It's on my pile of shame!"
Jan 5
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Red Thorn Vol. 1: Glasgow Kiss
"I think it does when she meets up with the guardians of Redcap Keep (called Redcaps, I think--you're straining my memory here!). They're certainly a violent bunch. This reminds me I need to get to the second volume before I forget too much…"
Jan 4
Captain Comics replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Dept. H Volume 1: Pressure
"Please do, Mark -- I gave up pretty quickly (too much to read!) so I could be wrong. And I'm always interested in hearing why people like things I don't. Sometimes I just missed the author's point, or missed some crucial piece of info."
Jan 4
Captain Comics replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Red Thorn Vol. 1: Glasgow Kiss
"I'd heard of a Glasgow Smile, which is achieved by slicing a victim's face from each side of the mouth to the corresponding ear. I suspected Glasgow Kiss might be something equally nasty, and Wikipedia tells me that it is:  "In…"
Jan 4

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DC Finally Drops The Other Shoe

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 2:10pm 18 Comments

Big series of announcements from DC today.

On the DC site: http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/

Over at The Beat: http://www.comicsbeat.com/

Heroes Convention 2009

Posted on June 19, 2009 at 11:26pm 2 Comments

After a late start, spent almost seven hours at the convention. I attended one panel discussion: "The New Power Generation of Comics" with Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Brandon, Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Hickman, and Matt Fraction. Matt Brady of Newsarama attempted to moderate, with limited success (at one point Fraction turned a question around and basically interviewed Brady instead of the other way around). These writers all know each other, and had a good time tossing the questions around,… Continue

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 4:11pm on November 24, 2009, The Baron gave Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) a gift
At 4:32pm on November 24, 2009, The Baron said…
Hope you like cider!
At 10:05am on May 14, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Sully.
At 4:30pm on June 1, 2013, Rob Davis said…

Thanks, Mark. Just clearing up a question a friend made of me about the review of Don Quixote (I'm NOT that Rob Davis). This looks like a fun place, though I doubt I'll have much time to visit often.

At 2:35pm on March 25, 2014, steve kortus said…

Mark, I don't know my way around this site - I saved my first my submission titled "Krona-Higgs". Please let me know if it is appropriate. What happens next?         

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