Category Archives: COSTLY COMIC BOOKS

Locusmortis’ PREVIEWS Hits & Misses™ – Rating Comic Shop Offerings for November / December 2012

Every month I pre-order comics, trades and other related items from Previews magazine. Even though there is information online for just about everything, I still find the Previews catalog to be the simplest way to scan through the different items … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ – The Best and Worst Hardcovers, Graphic Novels and Manga for 10.24.12!

You might not realize it, but it’s harder than it looks to even try to write an entertaining column every week… Let alone actually be entertaining. (I know. I often look back at my old columns and wonder what I … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, COSTLY COMIC BOOKS, Hardcovers & Graphic Novels, Hardcovers & Trade Paperbacks, Insideman's Pull List™, Insideman's Weekly Hardcover & Graphic Novel Picks, Inveterate Media Junkies™ Exclusive, New Hardcover & Graphic Novel Releases, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Insideman’s Weekly Stack™

The Week’s Stack, as detailed in Insideman’s Pull List for 10.17.12.

Posted in Commentary, COSTLY COMIC BOOKS, Geek Culture, Hardcovers & Graphic Novels, Hardcovers & Trade Paperbacks, IMJ Nation™, Insideman's Weekly Stack™, New Hardcover & Graphic Novel Releases, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Insideman’s Pull List™ – The Best and Worst Hardcovers, Graphic Novels and Manga for 9.19.12!

If you want to get into creating comics, it’s a GREAT time to get on with it. It seems Marvel’s “Architects” plan is dying with barely a whimper. Are you surprised? Consider this ill-conceived idea for a moment: You take … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull Lists™ – The Best and Worst Hardcovers, Graphic Novels and Manga from 8.22.12 & 8.29.12!

Americans can always note the waning days of Summer by the paucity of decent new movies appearing in theaters. It’s the dead zone between the dumbed-down Hollywood Blockbusters and the more Serious Fare released to hopefully snag a few Oscar … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ – The Best and Worst Hardcovers, Graphic Novels and Manga for 8.15.12!

Born and raised on newsprint comics, where even the smallest job was “hand done”– I am constantly amazed where inspired artists can take this medium in the digital age. And I’m not talking about sought-after pencilers like David Finch, J.H. … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull Lists™ – The Best and Worst Hardcovers, Graphic Novels and Manga from 7.25.12 & 8.1.12!

There are FIVE shipping weeks in August. And many fans are happy their comic stack are light this week. Others are still buying a decent amount of books. But this week is a wasteland for Hardcover and Trade Waiters. So … Continue reading

Posted in ALTERNATIVE COMICS, Commentary, COSTLY COMIC BOOKS, Geek Culture, Hardcovers & Graphic Novels, Hardcovers & Trade Paperbacks, IMJ Nation™, Insideman's Pull List™, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments