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The Expert’s Guide To HBO’s ‘True Detective’ And Weird Comic Book Fiction

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True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto has claimed that Alan Moore Moore and Grant Morrison were the first writers to excite him about the possibilities of storytelling.

With everyone looking to solve the many remaining mysteries of True Detective, it’s tempting to ask: are comic books the key? Pizzolatto’s spectacular Moore crib aside, I’d go with with a big no. Ain’t nothing going to settle the debate around Carcosa let alone Marty Hart’s hot dating skills, but comics do represent a largely unexplored and appropriately strange route into the show. So without further ado here’s our by no means exhaustive guide to True Detective and weird comic books.

SPOILER WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for True Detective, Top 10, From Hell and some of The Invisibles.

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The Originals: Garth Ennis and Characterization via Dialogue

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More than a few of your favorite Marvel and DC Comics creators have projects that you may not have heard of, depending on how closely you follow their careers. In creator-owned comics, they get to go wild and create a story that springs entirely from their own brow, and I love seeing the results of that. Once a week on Comics

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Link Ink: ‘Adventure Time’ Flash Drives, ‘The Annihilator’ and ‘Evangelion’ Ice

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Collectibles: New Adventure Time Mimobot USB flash drives (pre-loaded with AT content) are on the way from Mimoco, with an exclusive Fiona variant being sold at Comic-Con this July.

Upcoming: Stan Lee is

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Garth Ennis’ Bloody Post-Apocalyptic ‘Crossed’ Gets a Free Webcomic Spinoff

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Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows' pandemic horror comic Crossed has been in print since 2008, but now Avatar Press is taking the brutal act online with a webcomic sequel. Crossed: Wish You Were Here (not safe for

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Avatar Press December Solicitations

BLACK SUMMER: HORUS 8 inch figure
Retail Price: $24.99 US
Package Art: Juan Jose Ryp
Format: 8 inch figure in a clam-shell package
UPC: 890007002011

Straight from the pages of Warren Ellis' smash-hit series Black Summer, Horus is now available as an action figure! The hero who killed the President is now immortalized in this retro-style 8 inch poseable figure. Styled after the popular 1970's type of toys, Horus co

Avatar Press Nov 2007 Solicitations

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Warren Ellis BLACKGAS TPB
Retail Price: $19.99 US
Cover: Jacen Burrows
Writer: Warren Ellis
Art: Max Fiumara
Readership: MR
Format: Full Color, 144 pages
ISBN: 1592910459

All six issues of Warren Ellis zombie outbreak tale are collected here for the first time! A tiny little island off the East Coast of America, that sits on its own tiny little fault on the underlying tectonic plate. An odd little history ignored by almost everyone. Until the night of the

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