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Variant Coverage – August 21, 2019

Keep on rocking with some new booooooooks! (CC Note: You’re done, no more rewriting classics into abominations!) *ugh* Fine. •Cookie and the Kid 1 of 6 (Alex Kosakowski): “That’s right, Cookie, all you need to do is step into the … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – August 14, 2019

Is this the real blog? It’s mostly fantasy. Caught in a shelf sort, no point in escaping. Open your eyes, look up the big words and see: I’m just a ranter, I need no sympathy, Because I’m weekly come, weekly … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – August 8, 2019

Happy August, read some comics! •Absolute Carnage 1 (Cates/ Stegman): Carnage, I know the xenomorph queen. I’ve seen her at her best, and at her worst. Not a year goes by when we don’t catch up on old times. You, … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – July 31, 2019

This weekend is GenCon, which among other things means half the store’s attending for business and/ or pleasure, and downtown Indianapolis will be a three square mile choke point. And how does this affect your weekly reviews? Not one tiny … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – July 24, 2019

What we have here is a failure to exacerbate, but I’m not sure what that means, so read these comic reviews while I figure that out. •Making Friends Vol 2 – Back to the Drawing Board (Kristen Gudsnuk): “Entry #249: … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – July 10, 2019

Oh no. Some inconsiderate sort left a whole bunch of new comics on our shelves. It’d be a real shame if someone judged most of them by their covers… … Imma do it! •Bad Weekend HC (Brubaker/ Phillips): WARNING! Do … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – July 3, 2019

Fire falls from the sky, explosions crack the world in half, opposing forces collide in moments of painful beauty, and now that I think of it July 4th’s about here, isn’t it? Have some bright- colored glory! •Doom Patrol Weight … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – June 26, 2019

As we make the move from June into July, we should each take time to reflect on what the month’s done for us, and what we’ve done in that month. Not now, obviously – there’re comics and their reviews to … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – June 19, 2019

There’s a high-pressure system of comics meeting a formation of low-pressure reviews. There’s a storm of snark predicted for much of the week. •No Ones 1 (Krueger/ Well-Be): Her collection of action figures is very nice, and the diorama she … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – June 12, 2019

Some of these comics could riff themselves, but they had a very long trip from the printer to us, so I’ll let them get over travel lag because I’m nice and crap. •Gargantuan 1 of 5 (Douglas/ Czerniawski): This Mad … Continue reading

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