Augie De Blieck Jr.

Columnist
Wayne, NJ
North Haledon, NJ
Mar 3, 1976

I started reading comics at the ripe old age of 13, well after most of my peers got hooked by that "G.I. Joe" commercial. But I haven't stopped reading since. I gave up counting how many comics sit in longboxes throughout the house years ago. Someday soon, I hope to count my comics by the megabyte.

My entrée into the world of writing about comics was in the letters columns of the 1990s, most prominently in "Savage Dragon" and DC's "Star Trek" series. I entered the on-line world -- well, back in 1986 on Q-Link, but I wasn't reading or talking about comics yet at that point, so nevermind. I started up on USENET and CompuServe in the mid-1990s, and eventually tried writing my own review column (creatively titled "Augie's Reviews"), which eventually became Pipeline in 1998. Pipeline has run every week since, without a break, and even ran twice a week for a couple of years, and alongside the first comic book podcast for nearly six years. I was the original editor of CBR's "The Commentary Track" feature, and now edit the CBR Reviews section.

I'm a computer programmer by trade, and a photographic enthusiast in addition to my sequential narrative habit. My wife enjoys Tom Beland's "True Story, Swear to God," while my daughter enjoys the works of Sandra Boynton, Dr. Seuss, and a tattered copy of "Little Lulu."

FIRST COMIC: "Amazing Spider-Man" #318

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Savage Dragon, Ultimate Spider-Man, Oracle, Jubilee, Asterix, Largo Winch

Articles By Augie De Blieck Jr.

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Pipeline - 6/17

Wed, June 17th, 1998 | Category: Comic Books

At the end of Peter David's run on 'The Incredible Hulk', Augie looks at the politics surrounding it.

Pipeline - 6/14

Sun, June 14th, 1998 | Category: Comic Books

The Fla$h, 'Desperadoes', 'Fantastic Four', and 'Firearm' all squeeze their way into this week's Pipeline.

Pipeline - 6/07

Sun, June 7th, 1998 | Category: Comic Books

A Big Apple Convention report, plus a ton of reviews.

Pipeline - 6/01

Mon, June 1st, 1998 | Category: Comic Books

Unpopular things to say -- and other one-liners.

Pipeline - 8/03

Sun, August 3rd, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

The 'Spawn' movie inspires thoughts of graphic violence, comics about comic books, and Uncle Scrooge comics. Go figure.

Pipeline - 7/27

Sun, July 27th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

Acclaim Comics celebrates one year; 'Uncle Scrooge', 'The Kents', and 'Supreme' reviewed.

Pipeline - 7/20

Sun, July 20th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

A shorter column, with a review of 'A Touch of Silver', and news from San Diego Comic-Con.

Pipeline - 7/13

Sun, July 13th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

'Mage: The Hero Defined', 'Daredevil/Deadpool Annual', 'WildC.A.T.s/X-Men: The Silver Age', and 'Transmetropolitan' #1 reviewed.

Pipeline - 7/06

Sun, July 6th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

Lots of reviews, including 'Starman', 'Savage Dragon', 'Deadpool'. And whatever happened to 'Newmen'?

Pipeline - 6/29

Sun, June 29th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

How do you enter comics into a database? The 'Thunderbolts Annual '97', 'StormWatch', 'Supreme', and more.

Pipeline - 6/22

Sun, June 22nd, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

'Young Heroes In Love', the original pitch for 'Youngblood', the mangafication of the X-Men, and more!

Pipeline - 6/15

Sun, June 15th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

'Savant Garde' dies; Arrowette s introduced in 'Impulse'; And where is the 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' comic book?

Pipeline - 6/08

Sun, June 8th, 1997 | Category: Comic Books

Click here to see where Pipeline began, with its very first column.

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