Category Archives: Fantagraphics Books

Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 12.14.11

What a WEIRD week! The Holidays seem to bring these MASSIVE DUMP weeks with certainty. It’s THAT time of year– when publishers assault us with a plethora of product– much of it so bad, you might want to cry… Especially if … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 11.9.11 & 11.16.11

Sorry about the sporadic Insideman Pull List posts as of late. Not my intention. Things have been hectic at IMJ HQ (to say the least) and a lot of a behind the scenes details caused things on the front line … 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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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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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 8.17.11

Marvel’s making it up as they go along. Even to the casual fan, this has to be fairly obvious. One floppy (single comic book) is priced $3.99. Another is priced $4.99. Another $2.99. Some have 22 pages. Some have only … 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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FOUR COLOR REWIND™ – 90s Redux!

Written and drawn by underground/alternative cartoonist Peter Bagge in 1993, HATE #8 really takes me back. Wow, the 90s! Please forgive me but… WOW! That’s back when commercial rap music could mean anything from MC Hammer to Public Enemy to … Continue reading

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