Chris Fluit's News posts – March 2012 Archive (5)

Trade Paperback Review: Scrooge McDuck and Wolverine

The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck Volume One

by Don Rosa

(collecting Uncle Scrooge #285-290, 1994-95)

In the mid ‘90s, Don Rosa took up the monumental task of illustrating The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. He wrote a 12-issue epic that covered the pivotal moments from Scrooge’s younger days before he…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 29, 2012 at 9:01pm — 12 Comments

Trade Paperback Review: Wonder Woman and Captain Britain

Wonder Woman Chronicles Volume Two

by William Moulton-Marston and Harry G. Peter

(collecting Wonder Woman #2-3, Sensation Comics #10-14 and Comic Cavalcade #1, 1942-43)

I have a confession to make: this was my first extended exploration of the Golden Age Wonder Woman. I’d read her first appearance and origin story in a couple of…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 22, 2012 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

My Wish List Never Gets Shorter

I have a problem. My wish list never gets shorter. I buy a bunch of back issues- maybe a complete run from eBay or an assortment of odds & ends from mycomicshop.com- and soon my wish list is just as long as it was before the purchase.



I guess the real problem is that I like comics. I like a lot of comics. And I like a lot of different comics. I like the…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 15, 2012 at 10:23pm — 2 Comments

The Best of Friends

We read comics for the action- the fistfights and the big explosions.  We read comics for the superheroes- the bright costumes and the capes.  But we also read comics for the relationships- the romances, the mentors and students, the close-knit team.  Over the years, comics have given us some great friendships.  Here are ten of the best of them. 

 

10. Gambit…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 9, 2012 at 3:31pm — 9 Comments

The State of Star Wars

35 years after Luke Skywalker destroyed the Death Star, Star Wars is a multi-billion, multi-media empire.  Cartoons, novels, video games and comic books stretch from the beginning of history to the distant future.  They explore places and races that are both new and familiar.  This year, Dark Horse is giving a big push to their line of Star Wars comics with new titles and…

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Added by Chris Fluit on March 2, 2012 at 6:09am — 13 Comments

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