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Published Tuesdays, Augie discusses current news in the comics industry and reviews recently published comics. PIPELINE is also the longest currently running online comics column in existence.

RECENT COLUMNS

Of Disney Books and #FourComics

Tue, January 27th, 2015

Disney drives Augie crazy, as the Big Hero 6 art book and the Don Rosa Library are great books scarred with one nit-pick each, sparking an epic tirade.

Pascal Campion's New Book, Con Mergers & More

Tue, January 20th, 2015

Augie's new favorite art book comes from Pascal Campion. Also, his proposal for an All-New Avengers team, and thoughts on recent convention mergers.

The McSpidey Chronicles Reaches its Epic Conclusion

Tue, January 13th, 2015

This week, Augie reaches the last issue of Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spdier-Man" run. Will things end with a bang... or a whimper?

To Purge Comics, or Not to Purge - the Collector's Conundrum

Tue, January 6th, 2015

Augie purges a thousand comics, realizing his massive disorganization, while listening to good comics podcasts. Plus, the McSpidey Chronicles' Penultimate Chapter!

The 2014 Year in Review Spectacular

Tue, December 30th, 2014

Augie reviews the year that was in 2014, and how Pipeline changed over the course of it.

The Best Comics of 2014

Tue, December 23rd, 2014

Augie lists the best nine comic series he read in 2014. Plus, the McSpidey Chronicles returns, featuring guest artist Erik Larsen!

The Return of Speculators and the Rise of Tumblr

Tue, December 16th, 2014

Is "Star Wars" #1 a return of the speculator boom? Tumblr is great for comics. And the best McSpidey issue to date!

McSpidey's Back, and "Global Frequency's" Misfire

Tue, December 9th, 2014

We don't know why comics go wrong, but one issue of Wildstorm's "Global Frequency" didn't quite work. Plus, the return of The McSpidey Chronicles!

Cibopaths, Marvel's Secret Agents & Miller's Wonder Woman

Tue, December 2nd, 2014

Augie looks at "Chew" as it hits #45, finally catches up on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" season one and "All-Star Batman and Robin's" Wonder Woman debut.

"All-Star Batman," "Global Frequency," and Links

Tue, November 25th, 2014

Augie looks at Warren Ellis' "Global Frequency" as a new TV series is announced. Plus, the next episode in the epic "All Star Batman" re-read.

Penguins & Painting, "All Star Batman" Re-Read, and Follow-Ups

Tue, November 18th, 2014

Augie learns new coloring techniques in "Art of the Penguins of Madagascar," plus, the "All Star Batman and Robin" re-read gets to Black Canary's debut.

"Big Hero 6," Euro-style Image Comics, and McSpidey

Tue, November 11th, 2014

Augie has good things to say about the lighting in "Big Hero 6," a possible new trend at Image Comics, and more McFarlane Spider-Man!

"Evil" Fairies and Frank Miller's GD Batman

Tue, November 4th, 2014

Augie recaps "All-Star Batman and Robin" #2's issue-long car chase and chat, and reviews the "Maleficent" Blu-ray from a comic book reader's perspective.

"All-Star Batman and Robin" Re-Read, Episode One

Tue, October 28th, 2014

Augie begins to chronicle the ten issues of "All-Star Batman and Robin" this week. Plus, is it time to throw all those comics out?

We Are Groot! And Spider-Man, and Batman, and...

Tue, October 21st, 2014

Post-NYCC, Augie realizes comic characters belong to us all, Blue Sky Studios gets the best movie "Art of" book yet, and a return to the McSpidey Chronicles!

New York Comic Con Post-Game Recap

Tue, October 14th, 2014

Augie went to an overcrowded NYCC and lived to tell the tale of comics bought and missed, cosplayers galore and Artist's Alley namedropping

Catching Up with Image Comics

Tue, October 7th, 2014

Augie plays the catch up game in October, and offers his takes on three Image titles: "Shutter," "Wayward" and "Imperial."

GI Joe, Autobots Transform & Roll Out in WWII

Tue, September 30th, 2014

Augie reviews a World War II-era Transformers/G.I. Joe team-up drawn by Jae Lee, and figures out where it went wrong.

Farewell, Bendis Board

Tue, September 23rd, 2014

Augie bids adieu to the Bendis Board as the Internet evolves, and looks deep into the past for the latest McSpidey Chronicles.

Augie Stirs His First Comic Memories

Tue, September 16th, 2014

The McSpidey Chronicles hits "Amazing Spider-Man" #318, Augie's first comic. Plus, Carl Barks talked digital comics in 1999!

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