The Buy Pile
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Thu, August 9th, 2007
Stupitron particles cancelled out the quality in a week where a double dose of "Fables" can't beat a cache of cliches.
Thu, August 2nd, 2007
Marvel-ous indeed with the House of Ideas dominating a good week of comics, mostly centering around the 616's power players.
Thu, July 26th, 2007
That didn't go well -- Batroc is among the most interesting moments in a week that has Hunter Rose, Lightning Lad's big brother and a lot of comics just treading water.
Thu, July 19th, 2007
Winning the week due to three comics demanding to come home, including past prime pistoliers, Bullseye showing leadership qualities, and the good Doctor Banner, we presume ...
Thu, July 12th, 2007
Juuuuuust barely made it with Squirrel Girl rocking your worlds, Madrox getting lonely, Stephen Colbert quipping it up, Doctor Gotham playing for keeps and a giant flying pie as examples of this wild week.
Fri, July 6th, 2007
Things don't go well as "again?" is the battle cry for a week of old ideas and misfires, including "New Avengers/Transformers," "Supergirl" and more.
Thu, June 28th, 2007
War is good for business, or so says Dr. Banner, Hippolyta, the United Planets and Sinestro in a winning week filled with laughs, punching and -- surprisingly -- romance.
Thu, June 21st, 2007
Men of remarkable focus rule the roost in a week that wins on the strength of determination from retired pistoliers to stellar betrayals and Cold War hold outs.
Thu, June 14th, 2007
For the love of pie, do not call it a comeback, as Bruce Banner, Jay Faerber and Keith Giffen bring the pain, Judd Winick brings the magic, Bill Willingham brings the legends and Namor leaves the panties behind in a week full of smart decisions and deep impacts.
Thu, June 7th, 2007
Things are simply Marvel-ous as scoundrels rule the roost, ex girlfriends are bad ideas and if you're using magic on Earth 616, you're probably kind of goofy.
Fri, June 1st, 2007
Much ado about nothing as the crazy fun of "Shaolin Cowboy," the fun of "The Ride" and the intensity of "Silent War" are negated by Star Sapphire Corps, a change to the Beyonder and Reed Richards dumbing it down.
Thu, May 24th, 2007
Winning big time with four comics beating the odds, what with Tony Stark's "tin plated dictator" routine and Kid Karnevil busting on to the scene, plus "FF," "LSH" and much more.
Thu, May 17th, 2007
Skill and craft are center stage with new works from DC, Dynamite and Boom! Studios, while Ultimate Batman cracks up and Minx's new line knows what girls like.
Thu, May 10th, 2007
Things don't go well as T'Challa's befuddles, Jack's unlucky, Matty Roth does the leg work and the Nobles attend a funeral.
Thu, May 3rd, 2007
Losing ground against hyperflies and Extremis and repentant Nazis even while the Hulk calls it a comeback and Mister Terrific stares you down across the board.
Thu, April 26th, 2007
Legions and substitutes still mean the kids are all right, while the "bwa-ha-ha" doesn't stop, "Astro City" resurfaces and a lot more in a week that pulls through despite Wonder Woman's luddite tendencies.
Thu, April 19th, 2007
Things go badly for a wide variety of characters in a week that struggles vainly but ultimately falls under the weight of "World War Three," naked Ultron, time-lost Legionnaires and a guy with no face.
Thu, April 12th, 2007
Repressed memories, bizarros and some of the dumbest developments ever done in comics still manage to make the week a winner, along side hitting She-Hulk with a flying car and viewing the "Nightly News."
Thu, April 5th, 2007
Can't win from losing when Peter Parker, Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent stink up the joint something fierce, despite Marvel-ous jumps from the skylines of New York to the depths of intergalactic space and skilled science adventure from the 31st century.
Thu, March 29th, 2007
An undistinguished week of comics with smart journalism, two doses of T'Challa, one of the best robot fight scenes in recent memory and more gun-toting fun from Tony Montana.
Thu, March 22nd, 2007
The Fastest Man Alive races into the Buy Pile for the first time in years, leading a winning week punctuated by Nobles, divinities, mutants and reports.
Thu, March 15th, 2007
It's a rough week with comics that barely make sense all over the map, and neither the rage of Black Adam, the confessions of Tony Stark nor the art of Dan Jurgens can save it all.
Thu, March 8th, 2007
It's the one year anniversary of the Buy Pile on CBR, and things end up even as a trio of titles demanding purchase can't overcome the drivel of high profile assassinations and poor artistic choices.
Thu, March 1st, 2007
It could have been a good week, but it was a lot of hanging on by fingertips on one hand, with reviews of "Black Panther," "52," "Noble Causes," "LSH," "X-Factor" and much more.
Thu, February 22nd, 2007
DC dominates a losing week with uphill climbs from "Testament" "The Nightly News" and of course a look at the end of the "Civil War."
Thu, February 15th, 2007
A good overall week of comic books led by quotables from Fraction and Ellis plus the shame of the past mixing it up with the madness of the future.
Thu, February 8th, 2007
Billy Batson's back in an OOC tale that's just right, alongside more comics so good they demanded to be bought, like "Squadron Supreme: Hyperion vs. Nighthawk" and "Fell."
Thu, February 1st, 2007
Secrets rule the roost in a week that scrapes by, with T'Challa choosing sides, the Red King playing people like cards and Richard Rider's last stand, plus "Jack of Fables," "Scarface" and more.
Thu, January 25th, 2007
Dr. Strange isn't the only one surprised -- more than forty dollars of comics make it home, as we have strong showings from "The Savage Brothers," "Noble Causes," "Fables," and a few fun guys from Cybertron.
Thu, January 18th, 2007
One of the best weeks in recent memory, with an uneven baker's half dozen worth of jumps, including fun from Ultra Magnus, Detective Chimp and Deadpool.
Thu, January 11th, 2007
Fans might be saying "Make Mine Guggenheim" as Marvel dominates the purchases and mis-steps abound in "Justice Society of America" and "Pirates vs. Ninjas."
Fri, January 5th, 2007
The Kwanzaa Ndugu was very generous this year, as a multitude of surprises leapt into the promised land of purchases, with Marvel dominating the boards and some interesting indies making the cut.
Thu, December 21st, 2006
A delightfully mixed bag of indies and major label titles lead off a winning week that has giant robots, legends, religion, soldiers, historical fiction and espionage.
Thu, December 14th, 2006
"Trials of Shazam" and "DMZ" lead off a winning week infected with yuletide energies, but still allowing for some flubs from "Infinite Christmas" and more.
Thu, December 7th, 2006
Somnabulism and a need for slumber take the snappiness from today's Joe Friday-styled reviews, but Image and Marvel make big showings in a winner week.
Thu, November 30th, 2006
Two weeks worth of comics reviews, all toasty for you. With jumps like "Punisher War Journal" and "Transformers: Escalation" we make our way through a lot of comics.
Thu, November 16th, 2006
The Daywalker makes the jump while Kurt Busiek calls it a comeback, "Testament" tests your faith and more in a week that snatches goodness from the jaws of sucktitude.
Thu, November 9th, 2006
DC shows a lot of ambition in a week bracketed by Rocket Raccoon and rumors of war for a week of comics that shows up and does the job.
Thu, November 2nd, 2006
Marvel dominates both the good and the bad in a week that could have gone either way, given "Agents of Atlas," "Nightly News," "Criminal" and more.
Thu, October 26th, 2006
A costly victory as DC dominates a week filled with barely-dodged spoilers and puzzles getting completed, including "Planetary," "Black Panther," "G0dland" and more.