Category Archives: BIG PROBLEM

Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 11.30.11

HERE’S A NEW ONE. (At least for me.) I’m experiencing a new phenomena. Sometimes when I write opinions– or opinionated columns about certain publishers or creators– the subjects of said articles suddenly start following me (or the IMJTruthsayers account) on … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 11.23.11

I don’t know about you but sometimes I LOVE Hate Mail. It takes all forms, of course… But some of it is just downright creative. Other jabs even genuinely seem to want to improve things. Most of it, though, just … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 10.19.11

Looks like I am going to save a couple of RANTS for the PODCAST we are taping THIS WEDNESDAY 10.26.11. Suffice to say, there’s some things I am really upset about. But, of course, I still have something else in … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HACK?™ Shane Davis’ PITIFUL Superman Earth One Book Two Cover

Superman Earth One: Book Two Cover By Shane “Hack” Davis Seriously DC… If this is what you call a COOL, EDGY take on Superman… I’ll keep my fucking money. Thank you very much!

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Rick Huerta’s BAGS & BOREDS™ SPECIAL REVIEW EDITION – WEEK 4 for the NEW DC 52

We did it IMJ Nation™! We went through (almost all) of DC’s New 52 and it didn’t kill us or make our heads explode! Some comics were good, some were bad– and sure, some were perfectly awful… But we survived. … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 9.21.11

It’s a GD SHRINK-WRAP MACHINE. You may not recognize it because it is so FUCKING small. The printers that your company uses? They are MASSIVE in size… So they don’t use little penny-ante bullshit equipment like this. No– their SHRINK-WRAP … Continue reading

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Rick Huerta’s BAGS & BOREDS™- Reviewing WEEK TWO of DC’s NEW #1 Comic Books

Week 2 of the DC Relaunch found me enduring lines at comic stores for the first time in years! It’s fun to see people coming out and buying books again but are we just going through another false speculation boom… … Continue reading

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