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The Buy Pile - 5/12/2011

The Buy Pile - 5/12/2011

It was a big day for guys named Bruce while a leggy fairytale princess makes with the mayhem in a week that wins, despite Daredevil and Black Panther and close friends almost making it work -- but not quite.

The Buy Pile - 5/5/2011

The Buy Pile - 5/5/2011

In a light week of new releases, Gail Simone and J. Calafiore's "Secret Six" shines bright as the only title making the trip home, helping the day end on an overall positive note.

The Buy Pile - 4/21/2011

The Buy Pile - 4/21/2011

It's even sailing as there're no jumps, very few true tragedies and nothing seriously wrong. Storybook legends in fancy costumes and Tony Stark humbled by a punchline led the charge to the land of "okay."

The Buy Pile - 4/14/2011

The Buy Pile - 4/14/2011

A surprising four jumps open the way for this week to win big, led by a surprise from Catman, Steve Rogers taking control, Tim Drake never hesitating and Bruce Banner getting suave.

The Buy Pile - 4/7/2011

The Buy Pile - 4/7/2011

Two brilliant ideas from Image Comics lead off a great week that also features Misty Knight and Scandal Savage, and while Skaar and Kara Zor-El remain emo, at least John Layman's cashing some big checks.

The Buy Pile - 3/31/2011

The Buy Pile - 3/31/2011

It's a mediocre week overall with only Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' noirish "Incognito: Bad Influences" finale making The Buy Pile's final cut, leaving the rest of the new comics sitting on the racks.

The Buy Pile - 3/24/2011

The Buy Pile - 3/24/2011

When you spend less than ten bucks, things can't be that bad with troubled storybook characters and a surprise appearance from a fragrant Frenchman, all while vampires and zombies chase cliches almost everywhere.

The Buy Pile - 3/17/2011

The Buy Pile - 3/17/2011

The ghosts of comics companies past play to win in a good week where Tony Stark also berates Otto Octavius and Frank Castle gets old school with his mission of vengeance. But "Fear Itself?" Not so scary.

The Buy Pile - 3/10/2011

The Buy Pile - 3/10/2011

A delightful missive from Fabletown gets tidal waved by one of the worst comic books in years. Tales from the future almost worked out, but the Transformers slipped a disk lead to a decidedly not-great week of comics.

The Buy Pile - 3/3/2011

The Buy Pile - 3/3/2011

Good stories about bad people are highlights of a week covered in combat and bathed in bloodshed. Zack Overkill, Wade Wilson and Scandal Savage lead the pack of purchases, making things messy in entertaining ways.

The Buy Pile - 2/24/2011

The Buy Pile - 2/24/2011

Three titles make the trip home with Deadpool, Jake Ellis and Iron Man heading up an uncommonly good BUY PILE, with a bunch of new comics worth taking a look at and nothing genuinely bad on the racks.

The Buy Pile - 2/17/2011

The Buy Pile - 2/17/2011

Despite four titles making the cut, the week is declared a wash as super-spies wreak havoc, super hero morality is studied, fairy tale characters organize for battle and the LoSH's leadership changes guards.

The Buy Pile - 2/10/2011

The Buy Pile - 2/10/2011

Call it a tie in a week when an efficient set of purchases has a head-on collision with T'challa at Radio Shack, "When Clark Met Diana," Osborn's briar patch and cliches almost everywhere you look.

The Buy Pile - 2/3/2011

The Buy Pile - 2/3/2011

Peter Parker and Ayla Ranzz bring some of the biggest surprises in a week that also took us to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting and played a board game, despite Invincible and Ultimate Panther embarrassing themselves.

The Buy Pile - 1/27/2011

The Buy Pile - 1/27/2011

Winning ain't easy in this week's BUY PILE which is jam packed with mediocrity. Still, Steve Rogers gets a little smarter, Deadpool gets a new playmate and a flying monkey searches for adventure, and that ain't bad.

The Buy Pile - 1/20/2011

The Buy Pile - 1/20/2011

It was Hannibal's birthday on Wednesday, and the comics industry delivered the gift of not being terrible, led off by the complicated genius of Tony Stark, teenaged terrorism and the duplicity of soldiers and spies.

The Buy Pile - 1/14/2011

The Buy Pile - 1/14/2011

For THE BUY PILE, the plan's the thing, and the thing is complicated this week as Wade Wilson, Lex Luthor and Misty Knight work the angles to get the job done while Damian, T'challa and Clark all fall short.

The Buy Pile - 1/6/2011

The Buy Pile - 1/6/2011

Hank Pym, Erin O'Grady and Jake Ellis lead off a winning week despite John Henry Irons and Congorilla getting everything wrong, Ulysses Klaw going against his own recent plans and it all working out anyway.

The Buy Pile - 12/30/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/30/2010

The last reviews of the year, huh? It's been quite a ride, and this ending is a happy one with three jumps to spark your Kwanzaa, from Nick Fury's liability to G.I. Joe's mainstay and the shame of the 25th century.

The Buy Pile - 12/23/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/23/2010

Though the weather outside might be dreadful, the end of 2010 is on its way with a good week of comics held down by Tony Stark, Zack Overkill and a bad man in white making this a great herald for this year's Kwanzaa.

The Buy Pile - 12/16/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/16/2010

Two titles make the trip home, but the face of tragedy appears as The Man Without Income tanks a post-war scenario for New York City, Oracle makes new plans and Darwin steps up in a week that just couldn't win.

The Buy Pile - 12/9/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/9/2010

For the second time this year, nothing is bad enough to loathe but only Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha make the trip home as they celebrate a big anniversary with a battle worth seeing.

The Buy Pile - 12/6/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/6/2010

Get on the not-so-global frequency with Misty Knight, leading a good week to love comics as Skartaris burns, Thor hops into adventure, a Legionnaire gets a new job and Wakanda gets rendered into irrelevancy.

The Buy Pile - 11/29/2010

The Buy Pile - 11/29/2010

Tony Stark and Wade Wilson punch their way into your heart during a holiday week of comics that works hard and gets the job done, with Max Daring almost making the cut and Damian schooling his new Titan subordinates.

The Buy Pile - 11/18/2010

The Buy Pile - 11/18/2010

It was a close call but "cognitive dissonance" and a trip through classical literature made the week worth buying even as Bruce Wayne goes into franchising and the 616 experiences a Blackest Night of its own.

The Buy Pile - 11/11/2010

The Buy Pile - 11/11/2010

Four jumps? When's the last time there were four jumps? When you look at the fact that there were no planned purchases today, it's like a freakin' winter miracle! A great day on the Buy Pile!

The Buy Pile - 11/4/2010

The Buy Pile - 11/4/2010

Brace yourselves: nothing was really bad this week! It's rare, but true in a week where Catman, Bane and Deadshot slice through Skartaris, Bruce Wayne goes sane and Reptil steps up, THE BUY PILE is pleased.

The Buy Pile - 10/28/2010

The Buy Pile - 10/28/2010

Three men stand ready to do hard jobs and do so well enough to bring it on home. Zack Overkill, Steve Rogers and William Gravel bring the pain and never let up in a week ends up with more up-side than down.

The Buy Pile - 10/21/2010

The Buy Pile - 10/21/2010

It may not be the best of all worlds, but things worked out for THE BUY PILE nonetheless as we saw conversations can be momentous and newly empowered teenagers make it work despite three serious stinkers.

The Buy Pile - 10/14/2010

The Buy Pile - 10/14/2010

Two names held sway over this week's comics - "Matt" and "Fraction" - as new ideas from Top Cow shine, Bruce Wayne's pop quizzes fizzle and there's green in between, all in a winning week of pop periodicals.

The Buy Pile - 10/7/2010

The Buy Pile - 10/7/2010

THE BUY PILE was treated to smart goings on with bad people being manipulated, Avengers race relations, teleporting terrorists and a PR crisis for Oa. Sure, Hercules is back, but did he make it home? Find out inside.

The Buy Pile - 9/30/2010

The Buy Pile - 9/30/2010

Fraction, Bá and Moon's "Casanova" remixed and a prose story about a member of G.I. Joe weigh things nicely in the positive side of the scale this week, leaving Hannibal and THE BUY PILE in a winning mood and mode.

The Buy Pile - 9/23/2010

The Buy Pile - 9/23/2010

There's no room for Hannibal to complain in a week which sees Asgardian mythology meet science, the law getting laid down on the Farm and Mark Millar making a big splash with a bloody good time.

The Buy Pile - 9/16/2010

The Buy Pile - 9/16/2010

Things work out for Hannibal this week even when Deadpool's desire for a burrito doesn't and Steve Rogers proves to not be the smartest intelligence analyst around, thanks to some retired government guns.

The Buy Pile - 9/13/2010

The Buy Pile - 9/13/2010

A cosmic collection of heroes makes an impressive showing, Tony Stark mixes sex with corporate intrigue, Tim Drake balances it all, Dennis Sykes teams up and Mephisto discusses contracts in a winning week of comics.

The Buy Pile - 8/26/2010

The Buy Pile - 8/26/2010

Things go all right this week, despite a truck full of comics disappearing somewhere along the side of a dusty road, with Aaron Stack making a return that's less "triumphant" and more "acceptable."

The Buy Pile - 8/19/2010

The Buy Pile - 8/19/2010

You could say, "that ain't bad," as an Eisner winner makes the Buy Pile jump and Rose Red shows up for the job, even while aliens don't sing "Smack That" and Deadpool phones it in resulting in a thin margin win.

The Buy Pile - 8/12/2010

The Buy Pile - 8/12/2010

The results aren't bad for a light week, making it a winning one with a soldier turned spy, sci-fi from BOOM! Studios and Tony Stark throwing a party, plus a great Frank Miller reprint for just a buck. Can't beat that!

The Buy Pile - 8/5/2010

The Buy Pile - 8/5/2010

Writer Jonathan Maberry does the unthinkable without Alicia Keys or BOOM! Studios in sight in a week that wins - barely - with gunfights and arguments, depravity and detail, even while event comics languish.

The Buy Pile - 7/29/2010

The Buy Pile - 7/29/2010

Missing a week to the Comic-Con madness somehow meant missing a step as this week's comics were just not that good, even with a few revealing personality pieces and the humor of Ultimate Captain Marvel.  Seriously.

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