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Thu, September 2nd, 2004 - Issue #57
Larry Young and LOOSE CANNON return to CBR for five weeks as he takes a look at the growing "comics blogosphere," chatting with some of the top bloggers about their audience and their place within the comics industry.

Thu, December 26th, 2002
Rob Worley brings you the latest casting news on 'Hellboy' with an update from director Guillermo del Toro, plus the latest on 'Major Damage,' 'The Punisher,' 'Justice Leageu,' 'Hulk,' 'X-Men 2' and MUCH more!

Wed, September 12th, 2001 - Final Issue
The perfect note on which to end...

Wed, August 29th, 2001 - Issue #109
A Blast From The Past: wasn't the future wonderful, and other tales of lost opportunities...

Wed, August 22nd, 2001 - Issue #108
From out of the past: what's the difference between a whore and comics editor? A whore will sleep with anyone, and a comics editor will sleep with anyone but you. Find out why, this week...

Wed, August 15th, 2001 - Issue #107
Once again, convention advice for would-be comics talent...

Wed, August 8th, 2001 - Issue #106
In memory of Gil Kane... again...

Wed, August 1st, 2001 - Issue #105
Forward Into The Past...

Thu, July 26th, 2001 - Issue #104
At long last, why The Punisher is an existentialist, and what it means to you...

Wed, July 25th, 2001 - Issue #103b
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow...

Wed, July 18th, 2001 - Issue #103
"Collaborators will be taken out and shot..." says Steven Grant, who lays it all out for writers this week.

Wed, July 11th, 2001 - Issue #102
Steven says, "I'm bored... and comic books aren't helping..."

Wed, July 4th, 2001 - Issue #101
Singing those Fourth Of July World War Two Captain America Blues...

Wed, June 27th, 2001 - Issue #100
What's the shape of things to come? Anything we damn well want it to be...

Wed, June 20th, 2001 - Issue #99
Another bad rap for Darwinism, as Marvel lets the small furry mammals in...

Wed, June 13th, 2001 - Issue #98
"Real" publishers publishing graphic novels is the salvation of comics, right? Dream on...

Wed, June 6th, 2001 - Issue #97
The seductive allure of the hero-villain, and what it really means... to both the past and the future...

Wed, May 30th, 2001 - Issue #96
At last: the dirt on all the big names in comics, from the man who knows where all the skeletons are buried - and why it's just not funny anymore

Wed, May 23rd, 2001 - Issue #95
Marvel Comics - Threat Or Menace? What leaving the Comics Code really means, and what you should really be worried about...

Tue, May 15th, 2001 - Issue #94
Who's stronger, Thor or the Hulk? Honest!

Wed, May 9th, 2001 - Issue #93
A rose by any other name... saves nine? Huh? What's this got to do with Darwin and comics?

Wed, May 2nd, 2001 - Issue #92
Why do the birds go on singing? Why do the seas rush to shore? Don't they know it's the end of the world? Find out, in this week's MOTO.

Wed, April 25th, 2001 - Issue #91
Why is Gorilla Comics like Bugsy Siegel, besides they're both dead? The answer this week, in MASTER OF THE OBVIOUS

Wed, April 18th, 2001 - Issue #90
Front man for "The Ramones" Joey Ramone died. So what's that got to do with us? Find out in today's Master of the Obvious.

Wed, April 11th, 2001 - Issue #89
It's good news week! Comics ARE the cultural mainstream, and the Master will tell you why...

Wed, April 4th, 2001 - Issue #88
Wherein the writer meditates on the nature of commercial fiction, and why it's no longer our concern...

Wed, March 28th, 2001 - Issue #87
Wherein the writer gets way too melodramatic ...

Wed, March 21st, 2001 - Issue #86
The future of comics? Fuggedaboudit. Find out what's not the future of comics, and why.

Wed, March 14th, 2001 - Issue #85
The changing face of comics: how to hire a publisher - and why it's a bad idea.

Wed, March 7th, 2001 - Issue #84
This week: The last word on pitching at 2001 conventions. Maximize your potential - in more ways than one.

Wed, February 28th, 2001 - Issue #83
Everything you wanted to know about pitching your work at conventions, but were afraid to ask - and top editors give the answers you were afraid to hear

Wed, February 21st, 2001 - Issue #82
Conventions: job opportunities or peeing in the wind? Comics' greatest editors give you the straight poop in today's MOTO.

Wed, February 14th, 2001 - Issue #81
Nietzsche is peachy, but what's up with the post-superman? A look into the short-term future of comics.

Wed, February 7th, 2001 - Issue #80
This week's column begins with the question, "Can someone be taught how to write fiction?"

Wed, January 31st, 2001 - Issue #79
Steven recounts a writing seminar he took with Jim Steranko many years ago and gives a bit of his own in this edition of MOTO.

Wed, January 24th, 2001 - Issue #78
A quick follow up to reaction to Steven's last column, plus a manifesto. Well, sorta.

Wed, January 17th, 2001 - Issue #77
Steven asks the question, is the fictional Lex Luthor as U.S. President really scarier than what we've got coming up in the real world?

Wed, January 10th, 2001 - Issue #76
Steven may not say a lot this column, but it still speaks volumes. He lets you in on a discussion that will make you think.

Wed, January 3rd, 2001 - Issue #75
Steven Grant starts the new year in rare form, calling it the Year of Blood. We're all in trouble.

Wed, December 27th, 2000 - Issue #74
Steven Grant describes a scenario happening in comic shops all across the country, much to the chagrin of comic shop owners.

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