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June 2, 2015

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Andy Oliver on Miseryland. John Kane on a bunch of different comics. Henry Chamberlain on Mercy: Shake The World. Richard Bruton on Meanwhile Vol. 3. Jerry Smith on a bunch of different comics. Rob Clough on a bunch of comics. Sean Gaffney on Umineko: When They Cry Vol. 10 and A Certain Magical Index Vol. 3. Paul O'Brien on X-Men Vol. 5. Johanna Draper Carlson on Metazoa. J. Caleb Mozzocco on a bunch of different books.

* Philip Smith pulls at a recent Wonder Woman re-design.

* to my eye Brian Nicholson is right in thinking that this art looks very compelling. One of the great things about looking at superhero comics is applying a really refined series of choices in what you read and why. The way that superhero fans single out issues and the reasons involved seem to me way more highly and specifically evolved than the way hardcore fans of other media pick at mainstream expressions.

* J. Caleb Mozzocco likes Kyle Baker.

* not comics: Bob Temuka looks at Philip Jose Farmer's connective-universe work in terms of how much money works like that make now, how they hit with people now.

* finally, Sean Kleefeld suggests some of the basics.
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