In Your Face Jam

By , Contributing Writer

In Your Face Jam

Brett White is ready to JAM his opinions IN YOUR FACE. A comic book lifer who vows to re-examine every tradition and era (the 90s) of the comic book industry with a newly-objective mindset, Brett now values storytelling over continuity. Witness the fanboy grow into a fan-adult (because "fan-man" sounds weird).

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