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According to Augie, someone held at least two conventions last week other than Comic-Con International, and he's here to compare them.
Augie posits a theory about DC Comics' march towards television synergy. Plus, The McSpidey Chronicles hits the best McFarlane artwork yet!
Brian Bendis' comics writing book comes out next week, and Augie has an early review. Plus, what does this year's SDCC schedule hint at for the future?
Augie unearths some ancient Pipeline artifacts, and then shares pics from a recent visit at the CBR offices. Also, the McSpidey Chronicles return!
The McSpidey Chronicles get sidetracked this week as Augie shows off his side project interpreting Todd McFarlane's art, but with Smurfs.
On Mike Wieringo's 51st birthday, Augie takes a look at his and Mark Waid's "Flash" run and the strengths of each creator.
Augie looks at some recent Image titles this week, including "Alex + Ada," "Starlight," "Saga," and "Real Heroes." Plus, what makes for a failed art book?
Augie looks at Robert Kirkman's "Captain America" storyline, and the time Todd McFarlane drew a Batman-like villain fighting Spider-Man.
Augie has some random thoughts on the Fantastic Four rumors swirling about, and is disappointed by the reprint quality in the Spider-Man Omnibus.
Augie tries his hand at coloring, realizing his limitations and playing with a new tool, and the latest McSpidey Chronicles finds McFarlane hitting his stride.
Augie takes a look at "the most Warren Ellis comic of 2004," and the McSpidey Chronicles continue with the web-slinger on an adventure in Chicago.
While DC is looking five years into the future, Augie goes back a decade with "Formerly Known as the Justice League." Plus, new McSpidey Chronicles!
Augie's daughter experiences Free Comic Book Day, while her father reminisces over the cape Todd McFarlane gave the Prowler.
With comiXology stepping away from in-app purchases for iOS users, Augie puts the pieces together and attempts to make sense of its marketing.
This week, Augie saw the new "Captain America" movie, finds a TV Superman appearance from the 1960s, and looks at "Amazing Spider-Man" #304...
Augie ponders comiXology's fate, mourns Teddy Ruxpin's creator, praises Liefeld's inks and continues to explore Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spider-Man."
Augie looks briefly at this week's controversial issue of "Invincible," before exploring more McFarlane Spidey and the powers of a radioactive jackrabbit?!?
Augie falls in love with the Rat Queens, tracks Todd McFarlane's growth as an inker, and a whole lot more.
Augie looks at a huge comic art auction in Paris, the use of overlap in art to create dimension, and "Amazing Spider-Man" #300.
The McSpidey Chronicles continue in Northern New Jersey as survivalists seek shelter and Todd McFarlane draws Paul Schaeffer. Really!
Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spider-Man" is the comic that brought Augie into comics. 25 years later, he's going back to review that run, issue by issue.
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!
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!
Augie praises "Black Science" as being one of the rare comics he can't find fault with. Why settle for any less?
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!
Augie reviews the multi-million selling "Asterix and the Picts" and looks over Dynamite's Deadpool-influenced "Bad Ass."
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?
While drawing Smurfs earlier this week, Augie learned some lessons about art from the works of Rob Liefeld.
Head to Victorian England for a beautifully drawn book following two street urchins having amazing adventures. Plus, what's Dark Horse's next move?
Augie reviews a pair of Carl Barks' Donald Duck Christmas classics, and then reviews the year in Pipeline!
Is too weird good enough? Which comics publisher is wildly, though quietly, successful? Which Ant-Man for the movies? And a few bits more!
Miracleman gets recolored! BOOM! goes big! Conventional wisdom debunked! Four really good comics from 2013! And lots more!
Though well shot and impressive for the creators cooperation, "Image Revolution " ultimately tries to cover too much in too short a time.
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?
Augie shares some of his experiments with inking, explaining why he's doing it and how it relates to his reviews.
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.
Augie goes searching for a "Smurfs" video and comes back with amazing French cartoon improv from the 70s.
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
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.
Augie concludes his New York Comic Con adventures with a look at the translated books he picked up, people he spoke with and the second half of his photos.