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The Catalyst of the Story (or, The Alchemy of Breaking Bad)

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I haven’t yet watched the first episode of the final season of Breaking Bad, but I’m eager to see how it all ends. I feel a slight trepidation that it’ll end poorly, but surely not as badly as LOST or Battlestar Galactica… I’m confident that Vince Gilligan will not do me wrong. There’s a lot […]

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Semi-irregular Comics Mike is Reading

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Batman and Robin – Seems like this is delayed for some reason. I still recommend picking it up though, it seems to be readily available as back issues on all the shelves (don’t know why, it’s a good book). Top 10 Season Two – I think I hear crickets. Red Mass For Mars – Wait […]

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Semi-irregular Comics Mike Is Reading Review

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B.P.R.D. – Still good. Hellboy – Also still good. Astro City – Actually got an issue of this, finally! I’m really hoping they just wrap up this arc… it would be nice if there were some kind of reboot of Astro City at this point, but that may be so pomo that it eats its […]

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Semi-Irregularly Posted Comics That Mike Is Reading

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I’ve made some cutbacks on my comics lately – more because they’ve gone downhill in terms of writing and / or art than due to the economy (at least directly anyway; who can say whether they’ve gotten bad because they can’t pay for good work any more?). Anyway, here’s my list: B.P.R.D. – Occult superheroes, […]

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Iron Man

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They should have called it “AWESOME MAN” but I understand the whole licensing thing and whatever… It was very well done. It wasn’t quite the same level of blockbuster for me that Spider-Man was; somehow it just didn’t have the same directorial joie-de-vivre and depth that Sam Raimi injected into the Spider, but Jon Favreau […]

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