Augie De Blieck Jr.
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Tue, March 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
Augie reviews the multi-million selling "Asterix and the Picts" and looks over Dynamite's Deadpool-influenced "Bad Ass."
Tue, January 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
While drawing Smurfs earlier this week, Augie learned some lessons about art from the works of Rob Liefeld.
Tue, January 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
Augie reviews a pair of Carl Barks' Donald Duck Christmas classics, and then reviews the year in Pipeline!
Tue, December 24th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
Miracleman gets recolored! BOOM! goes big! Conventional wisdom debunked! Four really good comics from 2013! And lots more!
Tue, December 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, November 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
"All-Out War" continues in Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard's "The Walking Dead" #116, featuring a smart script, great art and big action.
Tue, November 12th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Augie goes searching for a "Smurfs" video and comes back with amazing French cartoon improv from the 70s.
Tue, November 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
A photo parade from a very different type of crowd, how the French market books and the bittersweet story of a young girl and her best friend, the germ
Tue, October 29th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Augie looks at a pair of books aimed at younger audiences: Chip Kidd's guide to graphic design, and Papercutz' "Dance Class" gag-a-page graphic novel.
Thu, February 14th, 2013 | Category: Review
"The Manhattan Projects" finishes its storyline as the main character methodically tear into their opposition. Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Wernher Von Braun, and friends find creative ways to take care of the bad guys while setting themsel
Wed, February 6th, 2013 | Category: Review
Normally just a pretty action comic, Raffaele Ienco's "Epic Kill" turns things up a notch this month at Image Comics, leading to the most gloriously ludicrous action scene in recent memory.
Wed, January 30th, 2013 | Category: Review
"Glory" takes a breather for an issue, with the characters mentally preparing themselves for war with a slew of guest artists to show us the way. It's a quiet issue, but one loaded with great characterization and some nice fill-in art.
Wed, January 23rd, 2013 | Category: Review
Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner's "Witch Doctor: Mal Practice" reaches its halfway point with an issue that zips by, offering a nice mix of character elements and larger plot ramifications.
Wed, January 16th, 2013 | Category: Review
Ken Kristensen and M.K. Perker bring readers "Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth", a new four-issue humor series set in an ugly world with lots of belligerent characters who do and say bad things to one another. If you can stomach all that,
Wed, November 28th, 2012 | Category: Review
"Chew" hits its halfway point, with John Layman and Rob Guillory teaming up once again to put the readers through a funny sort of hell, as Toni Chu prepares for her wedding day.
Wed, November 7th, 2012 | Category: Review
Raffaele Ienco's tale of the ultimate fighting machine returns to Image, as "Epic Kill" attempts to do the impossible: Bring its lead character back to life. It doesn't happen here, but it's a lot of fun in the process.
Fri, October 26th, 2012 | Category: Review
Another mini-series at Image Comics concludes, as Kurtis J. Wiebe and Riley Rossmo's tale of a "punk junk" warrior maiden trying to save her people comes to a dramatic final battle and an unlikely end. It's a great end for a beautiful
Thu, September 6th, 2012 | Category: Review
"Guarding the Globe" has a lot of good elements in it, but the first issue doesn't give a strong hook. For fans of "Invincible," though, there's a strong potential worth reading here.
Wed, July 11th, 2012 | Category: Review
"The Walking Dead" celebrates its centennial with a bonus-sized issue that changes the book's direction again while keeping fans on their toes. It's a tough one.
Wed, June 20th, 2012 | Category: Review
It's a fine issue for the series, overall, but on its own, "The Walking Dead" #99 reads like the set-up issue.
Thu, May 31st, 2012 | Category: Review
The danger comes to Rick and the gang, as one ally falls and tensions rise in "The Walking Dead" #98.
Wed, March 28th, 2012 | Category: Review
Rick and his small band of survivors encounter a new zombie-free community where things aren't quite what they seem.
Wed, March 14th, 2012 | Category: Review
Despite a lot of talking heads and some decompressed storytelling, this second issue carries the story forward admirably with a great action sequence smack in the middle of things.
Wed, February 8th, 2012 | Category: Review
It's a new heist series, with snappy dialogue, a clever opening heist, and just enough cliffhanger to make you wonder what will happen next. And Shawn Martinbrough's art make widescreen storytelling come alive again.
Wed, December 21st, 2011 | Category: Review
Dragon's kids fight a Hulked-Out Osama Bin Laden, while the subplots keep rolling.
Thu, December 15th, 2011 | Category: Review
A cloaked figure fights it out with Michonne and Abraham. And his revelation could set up the next new status quo for the series.
Wed, November 30th, 2011 | Category: Review
“Near Death” gets closer to fulfilling the promise of the series, but trips up on an ending that feels too simple.
Wed, November 30th, 2011 | Category: Review
A nice done-in-one issue that would be a good introduction to new readers.
Sun, November 20th, 2011 | Category: Review
Things settle down again, as a shortage of canned food causes worries, Carl misses his eye, Andrea talks to her hat, and somebody is watching. . .