Larry Young

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Loose Cannon - 11/30

Fri, November 30th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

A cannon, stout, noble cannon; off its railings and loose upon the deck. The cannon points every which way with the bounding of the sea... the cannon points this week at PREVIEWS and its import and necessity.

Loose Cannon - 11/23

Fri, November 23rd, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry cracks open the AiT/Planet Lar vault and shines the light on an Image/Motown project from 1996, "Casual Heroes."

Loose Cannon - 11/16

Fri, November 16th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

The future smells of Russian leather, of blood, of Godlessness, and of much whipping.

Loose Cannon - 11/09

Fri, November 9th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week Larry gets all up in it and gets his flag on.

Loose Cannon - 11/02

Fri, November 2nd, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

Apparently this week Larry is filled with the Milk of Human Kindness, or something, because he gives the other four premier comic book vendors a money-making idea that his company's been using for a while.

Loose Cannon - 10/26

Fri, October 26th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry talks to writer Matt Fraction about dinosaurs, DVDs, comic books, and Getting The Job Done. You know that bit in Star Trek where Riker and Worf sit down and sum things up? This is like that.

Loose Cannon - 10/19

Fri, October 19th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

A couple of ruminations this week, from Our Man Lar, detailing what ancillary merchandise has got to do with anything, how Spider-man first climbed up Half Dome in Yosemite, and what Mike Allred says about comic books.

Loose Cannon - 10/12

Fri, October 12th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry ponders the problem: how to make better a world where evil brings triumph, and virtue, none at all? The answer: responsibility in Art.

Loose Cannon - 10/05

Fri, October 5th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry and new AVENGERS artist Kieron Dwyer have lunch and talk acting, plankton, and comic book production.

Loose Cannon - 9/28

Fri, September 28th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry sees a stylish rebirth of hackneyed science fiction, a "fixing" of a concept that wasn't really broken in the first place, and makes a bet with one of you folks reading this right this very second.

Loose Cannon - 9/21

Fri, September 21st, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry washes ashore on the Island of Misfit Ideas, and bravely shows us what happened when he tried to shoehorn old Kirby into the late Nineties.

Loose Cannon - 9/14

Fri, September 14th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

The difference between last week and this week.

Loose Cannon - 9/07

Fri, September 7th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

How Marvel is like a pretty girl at a crosswalk, an entertaining website featuring its content on .pdfs, a cocktail at a comic shop, and Microsoft.

Loose Cannon - 8/31

Fri, August 31st, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

Livin' on Internet Time/Livin' on Internet time/Gonna set my watch back to it/'Cause you know that I been through it/Livin' on Internet time...

Loose Cannon - 8/24

Fri, August 24th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, a little peek behind the curtain, as Larry tells what cutting granite has to do with comic book discussion on the Internet.

Loose Cannon - 8/17

Fri, August 17th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry throws down a comic book marketing gauntlet while simultaneously weaving a metaphor about fifths of liquor and neighborhood alley cats.

Loose Cannon - 8/10

Fri, August 10th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Larry weaves together a cautionary tale of common sense, the Oakland Raiders, rabid politicians, and the Ministry of Space.

Loose Cannon - 8/03

Fri, August 3rd, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

The First Rule of Specialty Retail: For the Love of God, Don't Turn Your Brain Off; Customers Will Stop Giving You Money

Loose Cannon - 7/27

Fri, July 27th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

Larry gives you a quick run-down of the real heroes of San Diego, and casts doubt on the structural integrity of Joe Quesada's skull.

Loose Cannon - 7/13

Fri, July 13th, 2001 | Category: Comic Books

There's a chimpanzee at the dinner table, there's a fond remembrance of 1970s shampoo ads, and there's the one thing every person reading this can do to single-handedly double the amount of people reading comic books.

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