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Guest Blog – Longbox Graveyard on the Future of the Comic Book Industry

Thanks for having me on the podcast to rant about digital comics and the comic book business in general.   Since I made a number of provocative statements on your show I suppose I should provide some background.   I’ve been a comics fan and reader since the early 1970s. I left comics in the […]
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on April 22, 2012

AvX Op-Ed by CubReporterK: Why I’m on Team Cyclops

When we reviewed AvX #1 a few episodes back, Mo was quite surprised that I sided with Cyclops in the confrontation that began in that issue. Then I was listening to the second best comic podcast in the world, The Thwipping Boys, who couldn’t understand “why anyone would side with Scott.” Well I am on […]
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Photoshop Fun: X-Men in Calgary 1979 vs 2012

I recently reread the 1979 first meeting of the X-Men and Alpha Flight in the pages of Essential X-Men vol 2. I had forgotten that a key scene takes place at the base of the Calgary Tower Centre, the building where I work my day job. Inspired, I grabbed a pal, and the comic, and […]
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Four for a Dollar – New Universe pt 4: Everything Comes Back

The New Universe was over. But there was still some nostalgia left. After DP7 ended, Mark Gruenwald moved on to Quasar. In #31, Gruenwald had Quasar get blasted completely out of the multiverse into the world of the New Universe. Revisiting a few of the characters from the end of DP7, Quasar is stranded with […]
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Four for a Dollar – New Universe Pt 3: New Format, Old Problems

John Byrne took over writing and pencilling Starbrand at #11 and switched that book to a bi-monthly schedule. In Starbrand #12 we finally learned the secret of the White Event that kicked off the New Universe, and then we saw what became known as the Black Event. Ken Connell, keeper of the Starbrand, discovers that […]
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Four for a Dollar – New Universe Pt 2 of 4: Expect the Unexpected

In a world suddenly populated by paranormals, the New Universe was an unpredictable place. Even the reader had trouble finding their footing sometimes. A couple of the titles did not seem to keep the party line of a world like ours, and others had nothing to do with paranormals at all. The highest concentration of […]
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4 For a Dollar – Trial of the Flash

4 for a Dollar is a recurring topic on the We Talk Comics podcast. We look at lesser known story arcs that you can dig up at your next comic show for good reading at a low cost. Trial of the Flash When Mo and I interviewed Scott Kowalchuk at the Calgary Red & White […]
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Comic Book Memories

Comic book memories are funny things. After decades of reading, some memories tend to get blended with other appearances (such as movies, television, and books) to produce incorrect versions of events. For example, I could have a memory of a Batman storyline, I could think that it was directly out of the comics, but having […]
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