Chris Fluit's News posts – March 2011 Archive (4)

Reviewing the New CrossGen

Sigil #1 by Mike Carey and Leonard Kirk

Ruse #1 by Mark Waid and Mirco Pierfederici

 

Sigil #1 is a brand new title with a long history.  The good news is that you don’t have to know that history in order to enjoy Sigil.  Mike Carey and Leonard Kirk craft an immediately accessible story for all ages. 

 

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 25, 2011 at 10:06am — 9 Comments

The Top Fifteen Titles of the Past Decade

As always, when I devise a list of the top anything, it’s according to me.  As you might often find in the small print, your results may vary. 

 

1. Fables (2002)

 

The single most consistently excellent comic book of the ‘Aughts.  Fables became the face of Vertigo and defined the imprint as much as Swamp Thing or Sandman.  It introduced…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 18, 2011 at 5:45pm — 11 Comments

My Most Memorable Moments

Fellow Legionnaire, Culture Vulture (Mike Williams), iscompiling a list of the top 100 most memorable moments in comic books.  I figured that if I’m going to do all of the work in submitting a list, I might as well get a column out of it.  It’s comparable to a baseball reporter…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 11, 2011 at 12:28pm — 9 Comments

Jack Kirby is Not Coming through that Door

It’s no secret that comic book sales are in trouble.  After a high in 2007, sales have been slumping for several years.  And practically everyone seems to have noticed.  You don’t have to travel very far on the internet to come across a discussion about the state of the slump, the cause or the cure.  Of course, having some interest in the topic, I haven’t exactly attempted to…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 4, 2011 at 1:34pm — 41 Comments

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