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Archive for September, 2006


Just a quick note to you fans of comics in the NYC area. I caught the masters of comic art show at the Jewish Museum (92nd and 5th) and it was cool. They had a lot of original art by Will Eisner, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Robert Crumb, Gary Panter, and Chris Ware. Plus a […]


Just one comic this week. Usagi Yojimbo 97. Slow, slow, slow. At least for me. I also grabbed Following Cerebus 9 which is an issue devoted to Neal Adams. It’s a hundred pages long and the type is tiny so there just has to be some interesting stuff in there.


I have always been a fan of chocolate and I’m diggin’ a new chocolate experience. I prefer dark chocolate to milk chocolate so dark chocolate miniatures have always been a staple of my diet. But in the last year or so there has been a new trend in chocolate: super-dark varieties. You could always get […]


After a couple of whirlwind weeks at the comic shop things have slowed down. I got two comics this week. Strangers in Paradise 84 (only 6 issues left they count down every cover) and The Walking Dead 31. I also had to buy two ink cartridges for my printer. Fifteen bucks per. Boy does that […]


Turning thoughts into writing. That was the subject of the book I saw at the bookstore the other day. It struck me as odd. What else was someone supposed to turn into writing? I didn’t purchase the book or read anything in it so I have no idea what tips or ideas it holds but […]


Another week another batch o’ comics. Today I got: Love and Rockets 17, Scarlet Traces: The Great Game 3, Ex Machina 23, and the Escapists 3. I also picked up a high end magazine ($19.99!) about comic art. It is called “Comic Art” and this is issue eight Summer 2006. I have never seen or […]


The new TV season is starting and I don’t know if I care one bit. I watched too much last season and I’m burned out. There were actually a lot of good new shows that have premiered in the last two years and I started watching a few of them regularly. Too many, maybe. They […]


A big haul from the comic shop for me this week. I bought nine comics. That is the most in a single week in months. I got five of my regular books: Jonah Hex 11, Savage Dragon 128 , Jack Staff 11, Local 6, and Battler Britton 3. In addition I picked up four new […]


I think putting things in order is fun. There you go. I said it. I’ve had enough of listening to lazy people saying that it has to somehow be a compulsion or neurosis. It is the only way to find things efficiently and the basis of civilization. For what is civilization but organized living that […]