Category Archives: Comic Cancellation

IMJ NATION™ Podcast Season 2 Episode #2 ALL NEW!

“The one where Ian laments when ANYONE gets fired… Except for…” CHECK OUT THE ALL-NEW, STILL BITTER 2nd SEASON of the IMJ NATION™ PODCASTS! EPISODE # 2 It’s ALL BUSINESS as Jose Melendez and Ian (Insideman) MacMillan have an extended … Continue reading

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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 8.10.11

Here’s the deal. BIG COMIC BOOK NEWS these past couple of weeks– especially for people who are fascinated by the BUSINESS of comics: The uproar came from Marvel Comics recently receiving a summary judgment against the heirs of Jack “The … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 7.27.11

And, for once, it doesn’t have anything to do with the usual suspects like Joe Quesada, Tom Brevoort, Dan Didio, Marvel or DC Comics, $3.99 floppies or Diamond Distribution. It’s the entire industry. Can’t you feel it? It’s sick. It’s … Continue reading

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M’s Spot™ – The Tricky Business of Love & Hate

Some Stream of Conscious Love & Hate As some of you know, the Inveterate Media Junkies site and podcasts can be wrongfully accused, at times, of being nothing but hate-filled. With that in mind, I’ll be going to out of … Continue reading

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My Pull List™ Insideman’s Hardcover & Graphic Novel Picks for 3.2.11

I am a HUGE “Angel” fan. And, in my opinion, the following release is HUGELY disrespectful to “Angel” fans everywhere. I looked forward to the new IDW Angel Series with GREAT anticipation– since it was touted as taking place immediately … Continue reading

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