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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – April 18, 2012: The War of Fog
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – April 18, 2012: The War of Fog
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Arms and armor ^ Crusty Bunkers % The world before us * % 3 STORY: SECRET FILES OF THE GIANT MAN This is the ramp-up for the Era of Matt Kindt Doing a Whole Lot: a saddle-stitched collection of three brief sequels (which originally appeared online) to his 2009 graphic novel about a giant
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – April 11, 2012: That Which Remains Concealed
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – April 11, 2012: That Which Remains Concealed
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Continuity implants ^ Stars and/or garters % What lies beneath ^ % UNTERZAKHN The wonderful Leela Corman's long-in-the-works graphic novel, which was appropriately enough serialized in the Forward, concerns two sisters growing up in the Jewish community on the Lower East Side in the earl
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 21, 2012: He Didn’t Think It Too Many
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 21, 2012: He Didn’t Think It Too Many
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Different class ^ Separations % Freaks * ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN This 1986-1987 Frank Miller/Bill Sienkiewicz miniseries might be the most visually impressive thing Marvel has published in the direct-market era--Sienkiewicz at the absolute peak of his form, a phenomenal he-do-the-police-in-dif
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 14, 2012: I Was Happy When I Looked Like This
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 14, 2012: I Was Happy When I Looked Like This
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * The realm of the quotidian % The realm of the fantastical * SHOWCASE PRESENTS YOUNG LOVE VOL. 1 Holy wedding dresses, this looks great, even in a week as full of excellent new and old material as this one...
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 7, 2012: Blanket Recovery
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 7, 2012: Blanket Recovery
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Post-manga ^ The beloved entertainer % Schools ¢ Specific urban setting is very important * % FRIENDS WITH BOYS Faith Erin Hicks' 200-page webcomic about a home-schooled teenager facing her first day of public school is still online--but only through today, since tomorrow it gets replace
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – February 22, 2012: Roy G. Biv Is a Colorful Man
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – February 22, 2012: Roy G. Biv Is a Colorful Man
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Eyes obscured by masks ^ Ears overwhelmed by sound % Noses invaded by a byproduct of conflict ^ THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN DISINTERRED #2 The first issue of David Hine and Shaky Kane's returning homage to the weird old days of pulp comics was appealingly different from last year's run; this
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – February 15, 2012: The Blind Fighting the Blind
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – February 15, 2012: The Blind Fighting the Blind
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Set time machine for sometime around the Kennedy assassination ^ Set time machine for sometime around Elvis's first appearance on Ed Sullivan ¢ Set time machine for sometime around the collapse of the USSR £ Set time machine for sometime around the end of the Civil War % Just give the ti

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