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I tried to get into Flash a few years ago, with its New 52 incarnation, and it didn’t grab me — but the itch remained. This week I sampled a Geoff Johns issue, then a Rebirth issue, then a couple issues of Flashpoint[1] — and with every one, I became both more intrigued and more […]

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When I was in 4th or 5th grade, my art teacher gave me a copy of Squadron Supreme #12. Back then I devoured every comic I could get my hands on, so this being the final issue of a limited series I knew nothing about didn’t phase me — I dove right in. What I […]

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As a kid, I used to spend hours poring over any sort of “superheroes A-Z” content I could find. I had some that came in issues of comics, and the long-running Marvel-phile column in Dragon, and probably other sources I’ve forgotten about. When I started playing TSR’s Marvel Super Heroes, I traced hero silhouettes from […]

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Over on G+, Karl Keesler posted about how he rebases his HeroClix minis (and sometimes adds base textures and highlighting, too), and damn if that’s not a great idea. Here’s Karl’s intro: “I am always trying to find cheap ways to make my role playing game tables look cool. I often take modern looking Heroclix […]

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I recently stumbled across Scott Pyle’s Super Mission Force, read up on it — it’s a low-complexity superhero miniatures game that uses power suites to make character creation simple, and it supports campaign play — and thought, “That sounds totally rad! Except I don’t have any miniatures for it . . .” Enter HeroClix, which […]

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A recent family outing to Uwajimaya snowballed into a trip to Kinokuniya Bookstore, and that place is trouble — particularly because their manga selection is insane. I wound up picking up the first Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service omnibus and the first volume of One-Punch Man, and quickly followed those up with the first Assassination Classroom […]

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Want to read a whole lot of awesome Green Lantern comics? This is the list I used to do just that, plus some context to explain the order I chose and some gushing about Green Lantern in general. Just want the reading list without the context? Skip straight to the list, and happy reading! In […]

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