July 28, 2013

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Eternal Warrior at the Previews Booth

San Diego Comic-Con Friday Wrap Up

Friday, another great day at Comic-Con with signings, friends, cool stuff to see, all capped off with poker and trivia.

July 20, 2013

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Vintage Batman Costume

San Diego Comic-Con, Thursday Wrapup

When I started writing this article, I wrote “Friday Wrapup”. That should give you an idea what Con is like.

July 20, 2013

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SDCC Preview Night

San Diego Comic-Con: Preview Night In Review

No Agenda. That’s how I’m approaching this year’s Comic-Con. Usually, I’m prepared. I have lists. I have schedules. Not this year.
And it’s rather liberating.

July 16, 2013

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Not Reading Quantum and Woody

Quantum & Woody – The Original Series Full Review

I was told by the Good Folks at Valiant that my card was revoked, because I have never read the original Quantum & Woody run. I promised them I would read the original series – in it’s entirety – before Comic-Con. Here’s my review. I want my card back.

August 24, 2012

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X-O Manowar 7 Cover

Thoughts on Valiant’s November Solicitations

Time to dig through the depths of the November Valiant Comics solicitations. Let’s see what’s coming up, and how it looks.

August 2, 2012

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Archer & Armstrong 0 Gold

Going Gold, A Youth’s Story

My origin story as a reader, and the quest for the most elusive of prizes, and Archer & Armstrong #0 gold logo book.

July 27, 2012

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Valiant Masters Bloodshot Hardcover Collection Cover

Thoughts on Valiant Comics October Solicitations

The solicitations for all of Valiant’s September comics are out, it’s time to take a look at them and note the things that look particularly cool about these.

July 18, 2012

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SDCC 2012: Sunday and the Epic Purchase

Sunday at Con is always mainly a shopping day for me, and a day to take care of those last few odds and ends. I found one item, however, that I just couldn’t pass up.

July 17, 2012

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The OTV Crew

SDCC 2012: Saturday

On Saturday, I think everyone was a bit worn out from the previous days, so it was much mellower. Still, plenty of good convention action going on.

July 16, 2012

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OTV T-Shirt

SDCC 2012: Friday And The Valiant Comics Panel

A wrap up of the events of “Epic Friday” and the Valiant Comics Panel at San Diego Comic-Con