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The Buy Pile - 7/31/2014

The Buy Pile - 7/31/2014

A talented indie steps up, writer Felipe Smith defines heroism and Jimmie Robinson sings his murderous swan song in a winning week of comics!

The Buy Pile - 7/24/2014

The Buy Pile - 7/24/2014

Despite "Saga" continuing its epic run, other titles embarrassed and befuddled while a mountain of 'meh' preceded Nerdi Gras.

The Buy Pile - 7/17/2014

The Buy Pile - 7/17/2014

Bobby DaCosta and Sam Guthrie are having a whole lot of fun, and fairy tale sisters stand ready to rumble while She-Hulk falls down on the job.

The Buy Pile - 7/10/2014

The Buy Pile - 7/10/2014

Megatron gets trapped in a locked door mystery while Joshua Hale Fialkov takes us down a path less traveled in "Life After."

The Buy Pile - 7/3/2014

The Buy Pile - 7/3/2014

Matt Murdock heads cross country, Death settles the score and brothers find answers they need in a week that overcomes even Rocket Raccoon's cliched misstep.

The Buy Pile - 6/26/2014

The Buy Pile - 6/26/2014

A winning week shows characters wishing for more than they have and struggling with how to get it while Dr. Strange inexplicably struggles against a demon.

The Buy Pile - 6/19/2014

The Buy Pile - 6/19/2014

Three jumps make it a good week as the newest Gillen/McKelvie joint illuminates and Darth Maul strikes back, even while a Vertigo mainstay misses a step.

The Buy Pile - 6/12/2014

The Buy Pile - 6/12/2014

Busiek and Anderson challenge your brain in a chronologically complex tale of passion and possibility while a solar system stands poised on the brink of war.

The Buy Pile - 6/5/2014

The Buy Pile - 6/5/2014

Two thinkers show how to work around the biggest and the strongest in adventures in divinity and assassination, yet three bad book drag the week down.

The Buy Pile - 5/29/2014

The Buy Pile - 5/29/2014

The "mad" Titan navel gazes fruitlessly while Thunderbolt Ross wastes time in a week of comics that tries, but ultimately lets you down.

The Buy Pile - 5/22/2014

The Buy Pile - 5/22/2014

It's a good week for bad people as Darth Maul leaps into the limelight, while Image delivers three great creator-owned titles that combine bloodshed and brainy.

The Buy Pile - 5/15/2014

The Buy Pile - 5/15/2014

Megatron makes a capable captain, bickering brothers spice up a heist, the new Ghost Rider handles action well & Puss in Boots makes for an unlikely hero.

The Buy Pile - 5/8/2014

The Buy Pile - 5/8/2014

Everything's coming up Loki as Miles Morales lets us down, Cyclops and Red Sonja tug at our heart strings and apparently Mister Terrific kills the future.

The Buy Pile - 5/1/2014

The Buy Pile - 5/1/2014

An indie comic sensation creates another page turner, Comicraft's franchise product goes full Miramax and Megatron becomes an Autobot.

The Buy Pile - 4/24/2014

The Buy Pile - 4/24/2014

Jack Bauer's back, Uatu relates to Nova and creator-owned ideas swing for the fences and connect with plain talk sci-fi and presidential politics meeting punk music.

The Buy Pile - 4/17/2014

The Buy Pile - 4/17/2014

Jimmie Robinson's indie sensation heads home while Spidey goes traditional, an Autobot makes her mark and Larime Taylor's serial killer has a plan.

The Buy Pile - 4/10/2014

The Buy Pile - 4/10/2014

Kurt Busiek and Felipe Smith deliver fantastic new ideas as a magician par excellence and Marvel's new spirit of vengeance move towards becoming icons.

The Buy Pile - 4/3/2014

The Buy Pile - 4/3/2014

Loki steps between the cracks and Marc Spector gives you all the action you can handle while Hal Jordan, Quantum & Red Sonja give it a heck of a try.

The Buy Pile - 3/27/2014

The Buy Pile - 3/27/2014

The column's 9th anniversary at CBR sees Otto Parker fall down and a fan community again suffer an unfair, unprovoked attack, even as "Catwoman" shines.

The Buy Pile - 3/20/2014

The Buy Pile - 3/20/2014

Nothing bad meets nothing good enough to buy, though brave showings came in from "Witcher," "Daredevil," "Superman Unchained" and more.

The Buy Pile - 3/13/2014

The Buy Pile - 3/13/2014

Shockwave's plan becomes clear, Carol Danvers & Winged Victory show the boys how it's done, a vengeful Horseman chases fate and an unknown X-Man saves the day.

The Buy Pile - 3/6/2014

The Buy Pile - 3/6/2014

A witty, political new series from Max Bemis leads a winning week that had no truly bad comics and ambitious attempts from Warren Ellis, Mark Millar and more.

The Buy Pile - 2/27/2014

The Buy Pile - 2/27/2014

A winning week - barely - with good times for bad people from Image Comics while Aquaman goes to his high school reunion. Really.

The Buy Pile - 2/20/2014

The Buy Pile - 2/20/2014

Eisner favorites phoned it in and most of the week's other comics just kind of showed up for roll call without doing anything special.

The Buy Pile - 2/13/2014

The Buy Pile - 2/13/2014

The Mouse House of Ideas stepped up the game with a brilliant new take on Jennifer Walters and a mixture of mutants and corporate espionage that worked well.

The Buy Pile - 2/6/2014

The Buy Pile - 2/6/2014

A pair of lethal and determined women honed by science move past their opposition in a nearly effortless manner in a week that wins.

The Buy Pile - 1/30/2014

The Buy Pile - 1/30/2014

The fall of a Superior Spidey, Superman's moral dilemmas and British folly made it more than a chore to get through this week's stack.

The Buy Pile - 1/23/2014

The Buy Pile - 1/23/2014

Three comics make the jump, from Gotham City confessions to Cold War leftovers, plus an innovative new indie all beating out the the usual suspects.

The Buy Pile - 1/16/2014

The Buy Pile - 1/16/2014

As "Astro City" keeps hitting its stride and "Egos" steps up with bold new ideas, Thor, Otto Parker and "Grimm Fairy Tales" fail dramatically.

The Buy Pile - 1/9/2014

The Buy Pile - 1/9/2014

"Quantum and Woody" finds its footing as Natasha Romanov grapples with guilt. Only Benedict Cumberbatch manages to be a problem in a week that wins big.

The Buy Pile - 1/2/2014

The Buy Pile - 1/2/2014

Other than "Fables," the week's a wash with a mountain of "meh" in the middle, as the new year opens with talky Avengers & sappiness from Superman.

The Buy Pile - 12/26/2013

The Buy Pile - 12/26/2013

The newest crime foibles from the maker of "2 Guns" leads off the Kwanzaa week festivities as the biggest names from the Big Two are predictable.

The Buy Pile - 12/19/2013

The Buy Pile - 12/19/2013

Image dominates this week's purchases as Brian Vaughan & Fiona Staples' space opera masterpiece and Larime Taylor's inviting psychodrama head home.

The Buy Pile - 12/12/2013

The Buy Pile - 12/12/2013

Busiek & Anderson retain their form, "Watson & Holmes" steps up and Boomerang turns out to be pretty entertaining, while other disappoint.

The Buy Pile - 12/5/2013

The Buy Pile - 12/5/2013

"Quantum and Woody" hits its stride and way too much happens for the Autobots and Decepticons, while "Spawn" spins a tale you don't wanna hear.

The Buy Pile - 12/2/2013

The Buy Pile - 12/2/2013

Two bold, new stories appear, even whilst a controversial comic continues to capture a niche and Marvel's crossover predictably concludes.

The Buy Pile - 11/21/2013

The Buy Pile - 11/21/2013

The Superior Spider-Man steps up his game in a big way while an attempt to recapture the magic of "Casanova" lets you down.

The Buy Pile - 11/14/2013

The Buy Pile - 11/14/2013

Another wonderful "Astro City" story while the would-be Peter Parker breaks all the rules makes it wonderful in a blemish-free, winning week.

The Buy Pile - 11/7/2013

The Buy Pile - 11/7/2013

A darker shade of Avengers works it out, an illustrated novella tells a tantalizing tale and somebody's excited about their first comic hitting Previews.

The Buy Pile - 10/31/2013

The Buy Pile - 10/31/2013

A stunning week of comics starts with an indie superhero gem, brilliance from Vaughan & Staples, nuanced anti-terrorist struggles & a Winchester-worthy supernatural tale.

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