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Tue, August 19th, 2014
- Senior Comic Book Analyst, Augie De Blieck Jr.
Augie revisits his appearance on CNBC last week to talk about the business of comics, and shares the behind the scenes story.
Tue, August 12th, 2014
- ASL Superheroing, Con Vs. Con & More McSpidey
Augie revisits the ASL issue of "Supergirl," dives into the lawsuit over the term "Comic-Con" and looks at more of Todd McFarlane's Spidey.
Tue, August 5th, 2014
- The SDCC Post-Show
In the wake of SDCC, can we really declare winners and losers? And the McSpidey Chronicles catches up to The Lizard and shark-infested roadways.
Tue, July 29th, 2014
- A Guy Walks Into A Convention Other Than SDCC...
According to Augie, someone held at least two conventions last week other than Comic-Con International, and he's here to compare them.
Tue, July 22nd, 2014
- DC's Television Synergy & Classic McFarlane Art
Augie posits a theory about DC Comics' march towards television synergy. Plus, The McSpidey Chronicles hits the best McFarlane artwork yet!
Tue, July 15th, 2014
- Bendis' New Writing Book & SDCC's Scheduling
Brian Bendis' comics writing book comes out next week, and Augie has an early review. Plus, what does this year's SDCC schedule hint at for the future?
Tue, July 8th, 2014
- Recalling The Origins of Pipeline
Augie unearths some ancient Pipeline artifacts, and then shares pics from a recent visit at the CBR offices. Also, the McSpidey Chronicles return!
Tue, July 1st, 2014
- Todd McFarlane. Spider-Man. Smurfs.
The McSpidey Chronicles get sidetracked this week as Augie shows off his side project interpreting Todd McFarlane's art, but with Smurfs.
Tue, June 24th, 2014
- Remembering Ringo & Waid's "Flash"
On Mike Wieringo's 51st birthday, Augie takes a look at his and Mark Waid's "Flash" run and the strengths of each creator.
Tue, June 17th, 2014
- Reflecting on "Saga," "Alex + Ada" & More
Augie looks at some recent Image titles this week, including "Alex + Ada," "Starlight," "Saga," and "Real Heroes." Plus, what makes for a failed art book?
Tue, June 10th, 2014
- Revisiting Kirkman's Cap & McFarlane's Spidey
Augie looks at Robert Kirkman's "Captain America" storyline, and the time Todd McFarlane drew a Batman-like villain fighting Spider-Man.
Tue, June 3rd, 2014
- Fantastic Four Musings
Augie has some random thoughts on the Fantastic Four rumors swirling about, and is disappointed by the reprint quality in the Spider-Man Omnibus.
Tue, May 27th, 2014
- Coloring Ain't Easy
Augie tries his hand at coloring, realizing his limitations and playing with a new tool, and the latest McSpidey Chronicles finds McFarlane hitting his stride.
Tue, May 20th, 2014
- Revisiting Warren Ellis' "JLA Classified"
Augie takes a look at "the most Warren Ellis comic of 2004," and the McSpidey Chronicles continue with the web-slinger on an adventure in Chicago.
Tue, May 13th, 2014
- Flashing Back to the Bwa-Ha-Ha Era
While DC is looking five years into the future, Augie goes back a decade with "Formerly Known as the Justice League." Plus, new McSpidey Chronicles!
Tue, May 6th, 2014
- Free Comic Book Day Musings
Augie's daughter experiences Free Comic Book Day, while her father reminisces over the cape Todd McFarlane gave the Prowler.
Tue, April 29th, 2014
- Amazon and comiXology, Cause and Effect
With comiXology stepping away from in-app purchases for iOS users, Augie puts the pieces together and attempts to make sense of its marketing.
Tue, April 22nd, 2014
- "Winter Soldier," Paul Lynde Superman, & More "Spider-Man"
This week, Augie saw the new "Captain America" movie, finds a TV Superman appearance from the 1960s, and looks at "Amazing Spider-Man" #304...
Tue, April 15th, 2014
- Teddy Ruxpin, Rob Liefeld, comiXology & "Frozen"
Augie ponders comiXology's fate, mourns Teddy Ruxpin's creator, praises Liefeld's inks and continues to explore Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spider-Man."
Tue, April 8th, 2014
- When Spidey Fought a Man with the Powers of a Radioactive Jackrabbit
Augie looks briefly at this week's controversial issue of "Invincible," before exploring more McFarlane Spidey and the powers of a radioactive jackrabbit?!?
Tue, April 1st, 2014
- Rat Queens, Silver Sable and... "Ultimate Cerebus?"
Augie falls in love with the Rat Queens, tracks Todd McFarlane's growth as an inker, and a whole lot more.
Tue, March 25th, 2014
- Christie's Paris Auction, More Spider-Man and the Art of Overlap
Augie looks at a huge comic art auction in Paris, the use of overlap in art to create dimension, and "Amazing Spider-Man" #300.
Tue, March 18th, 2014
- Todd McFarlane, Spider-Man and Paul Schaeffer
The McSpidey Chronicles continue in Northern New Jersey as survivalists seek shelter and Todd McFarlane draws Paul Schaeffer. Really!
Tue, March 11th, 2014
- Augie Chronicles McFarlane's "Amazing Spider-Man"
Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spider-Man" is the comic that brought Augie into comics. 25 years later, he's going back to review that run, issue by issue.
Tue, March 4th, 2014
- I Love It When Eric Stephenson Speaks
When the Internet gets boring, count on Eric Stephenson! Augie reacts to the recent ComicsPRO speech and what a "real comic" is about.
Tue, February 25th, 2014
- Revisiting Miller & Romita Jr.'s "Man Without Fear"
Augie looks at the classic "Daredevil: The Man Without Fear" from Frank Miller and John Romita Jr., and Francois Schuiten's work returns to English!
Tue, February 18th, 2014
- Slice-N-Dice Smurfs & Backpack Fairies
Augie drew a page of sequential art and survived! Barely. He shares with you what he's learned in the process. Also: A backpack fairy!
Tue, February 11th, 2014
- The World Needs More "Black Science"
Augie praises "Black Science" as being one of the rare comics he can't find fault with. Why settle for any less?
Tue, February 4th, 2014
- Revisiting Miller & McFarlane's "Spawn/Batman"
Augie reviews Frank Miller/Todd McFarlane "Spawn/Batman" - it's a lot of fighting. France has a winner and "The Fuse" is a promising new series!
Tue, January 28th, 2014
- Gaulish Protaganists & "Bad Ass" Antiheroes
Augie reviews the multi-million selling "Asterix and the Picts" and looks over Dynamite's Deadpool-influenced "Bad Ass."
Tue, January 21st, 2014
- Judge A Book By Its Colors, Not Its Cover
Augie has a new theory he wants to test: Can he tell how visually appealing a book will be simply by looking at the colors of its thumbnails?
Tue, January 14th, 2014
- Smurfing Rob Liefeld
While drawing Smurfs earlier this week, Augie learned some lessons about art from the works of Rob Liefeld.
Tue, January 7th, 2014
- Victorian Street Urchins & Dark Horse's Next Move
Head to Victorian England for a beautifully drawn book following two street urchins having amazing adventures. Plus, what's Dark Horse's next move?
Tue, December 31st, 2013
- Augie Celebrates 2013 in Comics
Augie reviews a pair of Carl Barks' Donald Duck Christmas classics, and then reviews the year in Pipeline!
Tue, December 24th, 2013
- Augie Wishes You An "Irredeemable Ant-Man" Christmas
Is too weird good enough? Which comics publisher is wildly, though quietly, successful? Which Ant-Man for the movies? And a few bits more!
Tue, December 17th, 2013
- Miracleman, Malibu's Coloring Department & More!
Miracleman gets recolored! BOOM! goes big! Conventional wisdom debunked! Four really good comics from 2013! And lots more!
Tue, December 10th, 2013
- Reviewing The "Image Revolution" Documentary
Though well shot and impressive for the creators cooperation, "Image Revolution " ultimately tries to cover too much in too short a time.
Tue, December 3rd, 2013
- Rearrange Your Bookshelf - NOW
As he rearranges his bookcase, Augie has thoughts on how it mirrors his tastes & affects his focus. When's the last time you switched things up?
Tue, November 26th, 2013
- Deep In the Inks
Augie shares some of his experiments with inking, explaining why he's doing it and how it relates to his reviews.
Tue, November 19th, 2013
- "The Walking Dead," Smurfs & IDW's Artist's Editions
Augie explains Cliff Rathburn's contributions to "The Walking Dead," an early look at the new Smurfs Anthology and fun with IDW's Artist's Editions.