Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why trades? (Or why I read comics the way I do)

I read comics differently than the traditional comics fan as I only read them after they have been collected into actual books, (or trade paper backs). This is known as ‘trade waiting’ in the industry. Generally comics are published first … Continue reading

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Batman: Year 100

Written and drawn by Paul Pope with colours by Jose Villarubia Published by DC Comics Paul Pope is the swift kick upside the head of modern comic books. An American indie comics hipster guru, revered and respected for bringing a manga … Continue reading

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Pluto: 001

Written and drawn by Naoki Urasawa. Based on Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka. Published by Viz Media Japanese comics are an unknown territory for me but part of writing this blog is to discover what it is about comics that … Continue reading

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