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Pipeline

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.

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Pipeline: The Beauty & Violence of Vaughan & Skroce's "We Stand On Guard"

Pipeline: The Beauty & Violence of Vaughan & Skroce's "We Stand On Guard"

Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce go to war in Canada, while in the mid-90s, Gen13 heads to an island of warrior princesses.

Pipeline: What Will Be Comics' Next Big Storytelling Technique?

Pipeline: What Will Be Comics' Next Big Storytelling Technique?

Now that we're out of the age of extreme decompression, what form of visual storytelling will take over modern day comic books?

Pipeline: Right Artist, Wrong Genre, and "Gen13" Brings the Rain(maker)

Pipeline: Right Artist, Wrong Genre, and "Gen13" Brings the Rain(maker)

Augie looks at what happens when a favorite artists opts for a less than favorite genre, and we meet a new character in the epic "Gen13" re-read.

Pipeline: Coveting Todd McFarlane's "Lost" Spider-Man Art

Pipeline: Coveting Todd McFarlane's "Lost" Spider-Man Art

Plus, it's time to take a look at Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's "Injection," and then revisit "Gen13" #1.

Pipeline: McFarlane & Larsen Gel Creatively on "Spawn"

Pipeline: McFarlane & Larsen Gel Creatively on "Spawn"

Image Comics co-founders Todd McFarlane and Erik Larsen have found their collaborative groove. Plus, Jim Lee draws "Gen13!"

Pipeline: 2015's Year in Review

Pipeline: 2015's Year in Review

It's the annual Pipeline Year In Review, remembering all the re-reads, the TV shows and movies, the art, the Franco-Belgian comics, and more!

Pipeline: Celebrate the Holidays with Augie's "Gen13" Epic Re-read!

Pipeline: Celebrate the Holidays with Augie's "Gen13" Epic Re-read!

The epic "Gen13" re-read reaches the finale of Brandon Choi and J. Scott Campbell's original miniseries.

Pipeline: Remembering Mark Crilley's "Akiko"

Pipeline: Remembering Mark Crilley's "Akiko"

It's time for the industry to learn how to look back on past, beloved comics, like Mark Crilley's "Akiko," properly.

Pipeline: "The Private Eye's" Spectacular Print Collection Has Arrived

Pipeline: "The Private Eye's" Spectacular Print Collection Has Arrived

Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin's hellish world-without-an-Internet comes to print in "The Private Eye." Plus, the Epic "Gen13" Re-Read continues!

Pipeline: Pitt Crashes the Epic "Gen13" Re-Read

Pipeline: Pitt Crashes the Epic "Gen13" Re-Read

Dale Keown's Pitt -- and Timmy -- join the "Gen13" fun as the re-read continues, and a podcast highlights the hard-working folks of TV animation.

Pipeline: McFarlane & Larsen, Together At Last!

Pipeline: McFarlane & Larsen, Together At Last!

Erik Larsen and Todd McFarlane join forces on "Spawn," but how do their styles blend? Plus, The Epic Gen13 Re-Read continues as the team is on the run.

Pipeline: The Epic "Gen13" Re-Read Begins...

Pipeline: The Epic "Gen13" Re-Read Begins...

The first issue of Gen13 came out over two decades ago, so now's the time to re-read it. Also, is the iPad Pro the Ultimate Comics Reading Device?

Pipeline: Revisiting J. Scott Campbell's Early Years

Pipeline: Revisiting J. Scott Campbell's Early Years

With a new art/interview book hitting the stands this week, it's time to re-evaluate the career of the superstar artist.

Pipeline: The Art and Humor of "Rocket Raccoon"

Pipeline: The Art and Humor of "Rocket Raccoon"

Rocket Raccoon blasts into artful adventures thanks to Skottie Young and Jake Parker, Inktober ends, and which Wacom wannabe is worth buying?

Pipeline: Manga, Webcomics & The Next Generation of Comics Creators

Pipeline: Manga, Webcomics & The Next Generation of Comics Creators

The manga boom generation is set to take over the comics industry -- and that's not a bad thing.

Pipeline: Inktober Continues with Pagliacci & Harley Quinn

Pipeline: Inktober Continues with Pagliacci & Harley Quinn

The Inktober celebration continues, with some crash courses in illustration thanks to the Society of Visual Storytelling.

Pipeline: The View from CBR's NYCC Skybox Was Mighty Fine

Pipeline: The View from CBR's NYCC Skybox Was Mighty Fine

Augie's trip to NYCC left him feeling conflicted about comics, conventions and more. Plus, the Inktober journal continues!

Pipeline: It's Time to Celebrate Inktober 2015!

Pipeline: It's Time to Celebrate Inktober 2015!

Augie is participating in this year's Inktober event, and is tracking what he's drawn and what he's learned in Pipeline.

Pipeline: BKV & Chiang's "Paper Girls" #1 Captures the '80s Beautifully

Pipeline: BKV & Chiang's "Paper Girls" #1 Captures the '80s Beautifully

The highly anticipated "Paper Girls" #1 from Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang is out next week, and Augie has a spoiler-free review.

Pipeline: The iPad Pro and Creating Comic Books

Pipeline: The iPad Pro and Creating Comic Books

Augie looks at the upcoming iPad Pro, whether it's a Cintiq killer and what it will take to get there, plus more fun from comics past and present!

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