Category Archives: DC Direct

Insideman’s Weekly Stack™ – Supplemental!

Kotobukiya’s Batman Black Costume Statue This buy was a no-brainer. Having purchased Kotobukiya’s Superman For Tomorrow ArtFX Statue, I needed it’s equally gaudy Batman counterpart… How else am I going to make my own Batman vs Superman film? But the … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of DC Comics Statue & Bust Lines

Stop me if I’ve told this story before. I didn’t have much of a conventional childhood. When my 9-year-old brother died when I was 6, I was left an only child. So I didn’t get much of a chance to … Continue reading

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NERDLY POSSESSIONS™ – Inside Insideman’s Inner Sanctum Part Deux

It’s often the OTHER “C” Word that people don’t want to talk about. But change doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, it often is– and should be– considered an OPPORTUNITY. Case in point: The first installment of … Continue reading

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IMJ CON REPORT™ – HEROES CONVENTION 2011 (The Search for Starlin)

The Beautiful Charlotte North Carolina Skyline (Just for the hell of it, throw me a bone and act like this report was posted on June 6th, 2011. I will be eternally grateful to each and every one of you for … Continue reading

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Insideman’s WTF?!?™ Presenting Pics Only a Comic Book Geek Could Love

I heard stories of huge boxes. Then came the questions: What was in them? Where should they be put? When are you coming back? Then, “Help! You’re running out of room!” “I can’t be running out of room,” I laughed. … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 4.27.11

LOTS OF COMICS THIS PAST WEEK! As often happens with the END OF THE MONTH DUMP (with a few MAJOR exceptions)– the Graphic Novels and Hardcovers are plentiful this week but NOT overwhelming. GN & HC fans are normally overloaded … Continue reading

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IMJ NATION™ VIDEO! JOSE MELENDEZ & MIGHTY MATT! C2E2 2011 EXCLUSIVE + PICS!

IT WAS A TOUGH JOB but SOMEBODY HAD TO DO IT! PLUS THESE COOL CREATORS! Wonderful Writer/Great Artist TIM SEELEY Superb Writer/Sharpie Deficient NICK SPENCER AND SOME REALLY ECLECTIC PICS:

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