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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.

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Pipeline: Looking Back at 1,000 Columns & 17 Years at CBR

Pipeline: Looking Back at 1,000 Columns & 17 Years at CBR

In the final installment of Pipeline at CBR, Augie looks back at 17 years of covering the comics industry.

Celebrating "Black Science," "The Walking Dead," "Batman/Superman" & More

Celebrating "Black Science," "The Walking Dead," "Batman/Superman" & More

Augie explains why "Black Science" is a can't miss series, hints at big developments in "Waking Dead," and revisits DC's "Batman/Superman."

Why Waid & Wieringo's "Fantastic Four" Was a Winner After Two Pages

Why Waid & Wieringo's "Fantastic Four" Was a Winner After Two Pages

When Mark Waid & Mike Wieringo joined forces for "Fantastic Four," it started off with a bang. What do their first two pages together teach us?

Lewis & Clark as a Horror Comic Will Make You Care About American History

Lewis & Clark as a Horror Comic Will Make You Care About American History

"Manifest Destiny" presents an alternate history of the United States, filled with horrific creatures, plant zombies, and fantastic art and writing.

Aaron & Cassaday's "Star Wars," One Year Later....

Aaron & Cassaday's "Star Wars," One Year Later....

Jason Aaron's "Star Wars" has the same feel and sense of humor as the films, and with John Cassaday's art, the first story arc was a fanboy's dream come true.

"Disney's Zootopia" is More Than Worth Adding to Your Movie Collection

"Disney's Zootopia" is More Than Worth Adding to Your Movie Collection

"Zootopia" hits all the right notes, adding more texture, diversity and emotion to the genre than previous funny animal films.

Captain America Memes, & Kevin Maguire's "Strikeback!"

Captain America Memes, & Kevin Maguire's "Strikeback!"

Cap's "Hail HYDRA" moment has launched a brand new meme, while Kevin Maguire's humor-infused Bravura title holds up two decades from its debut.

Remembering Uncle Scrooge, and the Significance of DC's "Rebirth"

Remembering Uncle Scrooge, and the Significance of DC's "Rebirth"

Alan Young's death sparks thoughts of the divide between TV and comics Uncle Scrooges while "DC Universe: Rebirth" shows the extent of DC's woes.

Appreciating the Work of Darwyn Cooke, an Artist's Artist

Appreciating the Work of Darwyn Cooke, an Artist's Artist

Darwyn Cooke was a master storyteller whose medium just happened to be comics, thankfully for us.

Catching Up with Marvel's Star Wars Line, Starting with "Princess Leia"

Catching Up with Marvel's Star Wars Line, Starting with "Princess Leia"

Pipeline begins a deeper look at Marvel's recent Star Wars comics, starting with high praise for "Princess Leia" by Mark Waid and the Dodsons.

Exploring Image's Oversized Comics

Exploring Image's Oversized Comics

Pipeline looks Image's "Spawn" and "Walking Dead" coloring books, BKV and Skroce's "We Stand on Guard" in hardcover, and a Frank Cho art collection.

Revisiting Adam Hughes' "Gen13: Ordinary Heroes"

Revisiting Adam Hughes' "Gen13: Ordinary Heroes"

Adam Hughes wrote and drew "Ordinary Heroes," a two part Gen13 miniseries, 20 years ago. It's flawed, but beautifully presented.

Marvel Rocks the '90s (Again) This Fall

Marvel Rocks the '90s (Again) This Fall

Jim Lee and John Byrne are all over Marvel's Fall releases, and what do Fred Hembeck and Scottie Young have in common? The Avengers!

Unearthing the Secrets of the "Gen13 Zine"

Unearthing the Secrets of the "Gen13 Zine"

The Gen13 zine is one of the most interesting artifacts of fan communities in comics of the '90s. Cosplay, interviews, fan art, the works!

Sejic's "Blood Stain" Leaves its Mark

Sejic's "Blood Stain" Leaves its Mark

"Blood Stain" brings Linda Sejic's slice of life webcomic to print, with lots of bonuses, and "Mega Spirou" is a mega value.

Fake Supergirls, Real Teen Troubles

Fake Supergirls, Real Teen Troubles

Augie revisits Adam Hughes and Lee Bermejo's story, where Gen13 and Superman stop an amnesiac Fairchild from destroying the city as Supergirl.

It's Bamf-ing Time

It's Bamf-ing Time

Augie revisits Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's year with Nightcrawler, giving him a love triangle and a set of Bamf sidekicks.

Four Rules for Happier Comic Book Reading

Four Rules for Happier Comic Book Reading

Pipeline brings you four rules for maximum comics reading enjoyment, and ponders the upcoming superhero team fight in "Captain America: Civil War."

8 Comic-Based Adult Coloring Book Ideas

8 Comic-Based Adult Coloring Book Ideas

The adult coloring book trend has come to comics! Pipeline has eight suggestions for comics that might prove to be the most challenging you'll ever find.

In Which Wildstorm's Classic Teen Team Title Goes Goth

In Which Wildstorm's Classic Teen Team Title Goes Goth

Humberto Ramos fills in for J. Scott Campbell as a gang of goth villains take on "Gen13." Plus, Jim Lee's TMNT, and the early, weird Internet.

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