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Variant Coverage – May 10, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival Lore is not just Data’s evil brother. Lore can teach those that study it the lessons that history can’t (for whatever reason). Lore gives otherwise fanciful stories weight, and establishes a firm … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – May 3, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival Remember that bit from last week about how many comics there were? Oh, what a naive man-child I was. That wee bairn thought he knew things. That was but preamble, a light … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – April 26, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival So many comics! But I can take it. I can handle it. I can quit any time I want, I just don’t want to right now! •Action Comics 978: (Jurgens/ Churchill): Artist/ … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – April 19, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival It’s important to recognize that there can be too much of a good thing. It’s the thing that makes everything else worse by comparison. It’s the thing that once we have it, … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – April 12, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival What is it about pets or children that bring out the best in us? They’re utterly dependent on us, can be a financial burden, and yet the act of enriching a smaller … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – April 5, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival Sometimes we just want to be anywhere, so long as it’s not where we are. If you’ve ever taken a path going in a different direction just because the one you wanted … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – March 29, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival Some would say the world has gone crazy. If you believe this, comics may not be the best anchor for you, seeing as “gone crazy” pretty much describes comics’ entire history, present, … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – March 22, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival Is it New Comic Book Day again? It’s New Comic Book Day again. Let’s look at new comic books! •X-O Manowar 1 (Kindt/ Giorello): “Alright, we’re restarting this title with a new … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – March 15, 2017

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival There’s nothing like a break to remind you how much you’re needed. Coming back after time away to find a pile of stuff no one else wanted to touch that’s got to … Continue reading

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Variant Coverage – March 1, 2016

Variant Coverage By Ryan Walsh For Comic Carnival I’ve been paying more attention to the role popular culture plays as a commentary for the country’s political climate. As any other form of art, it’s highly subjective, but I’m noticing stronger … Continue reading

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