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Ask Insideman™ – Why are you guys so mean? :(

Don’t ever think I forget things… Like the promise I made two weeks ago in my Insideman’s Pull List™ column to recount that crazy/weird twitter convo I had. Like most of these things, the idea quickly outgrew the space reserved for … Continue reading

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Ask Insideman™ – Revisiting 39 of the Best Recent Graphic Novels

Many, many weeks ago Skinner Sweet posted on an IMJ Open Thread– saying he was getting back into comics (after being gone for about a year), and wondered if anybody had read anything worth pointing him toward. Then I was … Continue reading

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ASK INSIDEMAN™ – QUIT SPENDING YOUR MONEY WITH ASSHOLES 2011 Edition

It’s been a while since I wrote a column reminding you that you can spend your money ANYWHERE. Sadly, with the BOOM of the NEW DC 52… It is VERY apparent to me that this is a column that needs … Continue reading

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ASK INSIDEMAN™ – “Would I like the Fables Comic Book Series?”

The following article contains no spoilers and hardly any description of plot or consequence by intention– hopefully so non-Fables readers will read the following post free of worry and without reservation. If you have never tried reading the Fables comic … Continue reading

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ASK INSIDEMAN™ “Why did you judge my book by its’ cover?”

The writer of Viper Press comic book Nosferatu– Christopher Wolf– visited Inveterate Media Junkies and responded to my one sentence sight-unseen critique of his collection. My one sentence blurb– found in the 12/8/10 My Pull List™ column: Nosferatu GN – … Continue reading

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ASK INSIDEMAN™ “Why did you recommend DOC SAVAGE so highly?”

Hack/Slash asked why I recommended Doc Savage so highly and I responded with a LONG REASON WHY. (No shock there.) Mr. Melendez thought I ought to take the opportunity to start a new column that will feature my long replies … Continue reading

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