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Tue, October 15th, 2013
- NYCC Cosplay Photo Parade
Augie went to NYCC this weekend and brought back a photo parade. Find out why he decided to stop fighting and learn to love the cosplay.
Tue, October 8th, 2013
- Pre-New York Comic Con Musings
New York Comic Con brings crazier-then-ever marketing! Photorealism versus abstraction! French comics sell millions of copies! Face front, True Believers - it's Pipeline time!
Tue, October 1st, 2013
- "She-Hulk," "X-Force" & "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
Augie weighs the chances for success of the new She-Hulk title and dives back into the behind the scenes contentiousness on the original "X-Force" all as he plans for New York Comic Con,
Tue, September 24th, 2013
- Reminiscing Over Liefeld's New Mutants, Deadpool & More
Augie travels back in time to the end of Rob Liefeld's "New Mutants" run and embraces the fantasy of superhero comics over modern realism. Plus, some recent interesting lettering samples.
Tue, September 17th, 2013
- Augie Reminsces Over "Previews"
As "Previews" hits #300, Augie looks back at an old copy of the catalog from 1994 and finds some fun stuff:, including Miracleman, Cerebus, fun Image ads and an Archie cover sketch.
Tue, September 10th, 2013
- Harley Quinn, Danger Girl & Godwin's Law
A photography-obsessed Augie sees a camera in "Danger Girl" and take a deep dive into its level of authenticity. Plus: Harley Quinn, Godwin's Law, new fonts and more!
Tue, September 3rd, 2013
- Steranko and the Art of Comic Book Storytelling
Struck by a page of Jim Steranko's art from "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.," Augie breaks down the legendary artist's storytelling to see what he can learn.
Tue, August 27th, 2013
- Looking At Humanoids' Dramedy & Dark Comedy Offerings
Augie looks at a pair of Humanoids offerings this week: The romantic dramedy "Bluesy Lucy" and the noir dark comedy, "Bad Breaks." Plus, updates on "The Smurfs" and Steve Uy's "Feather."
Tue, August 20th, 2013
- New "Smurfs" Anthology, Digest-Sized Experiments
Is bigger better? Augie takes a close look at "The Smurfs Anthology" from Papercutz, and evaluates digest-format experiments from Image's "Savage Dragon" and Marvel's "Spellbinders."
Tue, August 13th, 2013
- Mike Wieringo's Widescreen "Fantastic Four"
Mike Wieringo passed away six years ago this week, and Augie remembers the artist's beloved stint on "Fantastic Four," specifically the widescreen scope of the three-issue "Fourtitude" arc.
Tue, August 6th, 2013
- Claremont & Miller's "Wolverine"
Augie takes a look at the classic Chris Claremont/Frank Miller 'Wolverine' mini-series and realizes something about Miller's art. Also, coloring, storytelling, and planning for NYCC (already?!?)
Tue, July 30th, 2013
- Revisiting Steve Uy's "Eden's Trail" and "Feather"
Augie goes back a decade to Marvel's experiment with "Eden's Trail," a sideways comic from Steve Uy and Chuck Austen presented in the Marvelscope format. Plus, Uy's stronger follow-up series, "Feather."
Tue, July 23rd, 2013
- San Diego 2013: The Scene
Augie looks back at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego from his vantage point in New Jersey to see how Hall H is changing, how the con might expand and if there were any winners to be had.
Tue, July 16th, 2013
- Revisiting Marvel's Beezer & Belova
Augie begins a new series looking at the experiments Marvel took in the early 2000s. This week, he focuses on "Gus Beezer" and "Black Widow." One works much better than the other, but both are worthy experiments.
Tue, July 9th, 2013
- The Digital Comics Revolution Leaps Forward
Augie declares Image PIPELINE's winner of Comic-Con International two weeks ahead of schedule, thanks to their DRM-free comics. He also analyzes Jason Howard's art on "Scatterlands" and much more!
Tue, July 2nd, 2013
- Image Comics - Past, Present, Future
On the celebration of this year's Image Expo, Augie caught up on his Image Comics reading stack. Today, he goes over 15 books of recent note, including a few which won't be released until next week.
Tue, June 25th, 2013
- Revisiting "Orbital," Orzechowski's Lettering
This week, Augies spends some time in France - well, with the French comic series "Orbital," at least - before heading back stateside to look at how letterers present translated dialogue.
Tue, June 18th, 2013
- Revisiting Quesada and Palmiotti's "Ash"
Augie pulls Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti's "Ash" out of his longbox archives and is transported back to a garish time in computer production, as well as a series that didn't quite live up to its hype.
Tue, June 11th, 2013
- Marvel's Ultimate Comics Problem
Augie is confused by Marvel's Ultimate Comics Universe and locates the problem with the publishing program. Also, can DC repeat Marvel's lessons from their late 90s comeback?
Tue, June 4th, 2013
- Dissecting Darwyn Cooke's "Catwoman"
Augie dissects a couple pages of Darwyn Cooke's "Catwoman" artwork to discover how cinematic storytelling can blend together with comic book idioms to make for great comics.
Tue, May 28th, 2013
- Revisiting Mike Kunkel's "Herobear"
Augie casts a fresh eye on an old favorite, "Herobear and the Kid," and while the art still charms, he finds a lot of shortcomings he didn't expect in the storytelling, lettering and a few more places.
Tue, May 21st, 2013
- Bikini Cowboys, Marvel Knights & Rob Liefeld
This week, Augie likes a new graphic novel about a cowgirl in a bikini wandering the old west with her surfboard. Also, a look back at Chuck Dixon's "Marvel Knights" and Rob Liefeld's storytelling in "X-Force."
Tue, May 14th, 2013
- The Irredeemable Ant-Man VS AvX
This week, it's a pair of blasts from the past as Augie dives into his growing digital comics collection and comes up with Robert Kirkman's "Irredeemable Ant-Man" and the opening chapter of Marvel's "AvX."
Tue, May 7th, 2013
- Reviewing "Iron Man 3"
Augie saw "Iron Man 3" and rather enjoyed himself; as a roller coaster movie, it's a fun ride. Also, some thoughts on 3D and movie trailers, the future of the franchise and more.
Tue, April 30th, 2013
- John Byrne's "Superman" #1 Revisited
25 years ago, John Byrne rebooted Superman. Today, Augie reviews "Superman" #1 and looks at the generational differences in comics storytelling. Plus, how Apple is like CCI, why "Jupiter’s Legacy" is unreadable, and more.
Tue, April 23rd, 2013
- Making Comics 'Special' Again
Augie looks back on the first issue of Chris Claremont's "X-Men Forever!" Plus, how can we make comics "special" again, where is Frank Miller's "300" sequel and more!
Tue, April 16th, 2013
- The "Saga" of Digital Comics
Augie looks at the week in "Saga" news to see where the competition was, how digital comics work and who made sense of it all. And then, remember "Mayhem"? Or WizardWorld NJ?
Tue, April 9th, 2013
- All Things Digital Comics
Augie appreciates the scale of Marcos Martin's art in "The Private Eye," asks if we have too many comics or not enough and wonders if digital comics will breed a new kind of fan.
Tue, April 2nd, 2013
- "Five Weapons," WonderCon & Second Printings
Augie hits the highlights of WonderCon 2013, checks in on Jimmie Robinson's "Five Weapons" #2, and looks back at some Image second printing predictions from December.
Tue, March 26th, 2013
- Contemplating Quantum & Woody, Marvelman and John Stewart
It was the opposite of a slow news week, so Augie covers the highlights, including DC's hiring and retention practices, Marvel's Marvelman (lack of) plans, Quantum and Woody's return and more.
Tue, March 19th, 2013
- Are DRM-Free Digital Comics The Way of the Future?
Augie wonders if last week's comic site outages portend a future of DRM-free comics. Also, Sean Wang's "Runners" makes a return via Kickstarter, and the end result is even better than the first book.
Tue, March 12th, 2013
- Free Marvel Comics & Stokoe's "Orc Stain"
Augie recaps the weekend's Marvel/ComiXology free comics meltdown with a trip down memory lane, catches up on James Stokoe's wonderful "Orc Stain" and takes a quick look at the week in comic news.
Tue, March 5th, 2013
- Augie's Comics Advice, Purges and the Future of Cons
Augie dishes out career advice to comic creators, shares his plan for when he runs DC, discusses the topic of streaming conventions and purges nearly a thousand comics from his collection.
Tue, February 26th, 2013
- Ellis' "Secret Avengers" and Liefeld Deadpools TMNT
Augie looks at Warren Ellis' recently-collected "Secret Avengers" run and loves the mix of stories and artists. Plus, digital "Previews," lettering in "Saga," a Rob Liefeld TMNT/Deadpool mashup and lots more!
Tue, February 19th, 2013
- Terry Dodson Has A "Muse"
Terry Dodson's "Muse" finally reaches American shores from France, and Augie has an early review of this beautiful full-size book. Also, an early look at Moebius' fill-in work in the "XIII" series from Cinebook.
Tue, February 12th, 2013
- The Perils of Being a Non-Comic Book-Loving Lawyer
Augie notices an unfortunate pattern in the pages of Garth Ennis' new series, "Red Team" #1. Also, a deposition shows lawyers having a hard time dealing with comics, comics will break your heart, bounding asterisks, and more.
Tue, February 5th, 2013
- "Spirou and Fantasio" & Angoulême News
Pipeline goes to France, with a review of "Spirou and Fantasio In New York' and news out of the comics festival in Angoulême. How much longer do we have to wait for digital Franco-Belgian comics?
Tue, January 29th, 2013
- The (1991) Return of Alan Davis
Augie looks at Alan Davis' 1991 return to "Excalibur," dubbing it the "most professional fan-fic of all time." Plus, more links about French comics, digital comics and revisiting 2012 predictions
Tue, January 22nd, 2013
- Augie's Crazy Franco-Belgian Comics Scheme
Augie reviews "Orbital," a science-fiction series out of France, while pondering a new method of learning the French language. Plus, a tool in Manga Studio Debut 4 that changes everything.
Tue, January 15th, 2013
- A Farewell to the CBG
Augie gives his eulogy to The Comics Buyer's Guide, his entry point into the world of comics journalist. And an old comic strip friend,"Baby Blues," releases a book celebrating 20 years!