Category Archives: COSTLY COMIC BOOKS

Insideman’s Weekly Stack™

The Weekly Stack™ for 7.30.14– profiled soon in an all new Insideman’s Pull List™! This is what happens when you buy a lot of Manga every month but only inventory your purchases once a year. (I’m surprised I only missed … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ – Reviewing TWO WEEKS of New Graphic Novels and Manga!

After I wrote that headline, I instantly thought, “Well, that’s a qualified ‘Thank Jeebus*‘!” Let’s get serious and face some facts here: There are plenty of really, really shitty independent comics out there. And I’m not talking about the usual … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ – Reviewing THREE WEEKS of New Graphic Novels and Manga!

When Twitter was first invented, I doubt anyone wondered much what type of psychological impact the site would have on its users. From that first day in 2006, when tweets primarily originated from narcissistic attention hogs who couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

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

Some days I just want to scream. Like the other evening, when I was watching The Walking Dead finale. I was so incensed by what I saw, I jumped on Twitter and wrote, And sadly, I really meant it. It … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Weekly Stack™

The Weekly Stack™, as detailed in Insideman’s Pull List™ for 3.6.13. This week’s stack weighed in at a hefty 28.10 Pounds (12.98 Kilograms or 2.04 Stone)

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Insideman’s Weekly Stack™

The Weekly Stack™, as detailed in Insideman’s Pull List™ for 2.27.13. This week’s stack weighed in at a stout 22.4 Pounds (10.16047 Kilograms or 1.6 Stone)

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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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