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The Buy Pile - 2/11/2016

The Buy Pile - 2/11/2016

David Walker is back with the '70s' most lasting private detective, a sci-fi tragedy shines through its dour subject material, and Megatron leads Transformers.

The Buy Pile - 2/4/2016

The Buy Pile - 2/4/2016

Tom King tells intense tales of synthezoids, while Joshua Hale Fialkov writes one of the most interesting conversations ever.

The Buy Pile - 1/28/2016

The Buy Pile - 1/28/2016

Squirrel Girl continues her 1960s romp with Doctor Doom, while Tom King continues to make the Omega Men one of the most interesting reads around

The Buy Pile - 1/21/2016

The Buy Pile - 1/21/2016

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie make magic happen with "Phonogram," "Astro City" bends the rules and "G.I. Joe" shows Cobra Commander at the top of his game.

The Buy Pile - 1/14/2016

The Buy Pile - 1/14/2016

Phil Coulson's the only thing worth buying in a week that saw Misty Knight making a heck of a case for being the next Captain America.

The Buy Pile - 1/7/2016

The Buy Pile - 1/7/2016

Cobra Commander has some pretty good ideas, but this is ultimately a week that can't overcome its low points.

The Buy Pile - 12/31/2015

The Buy Pile - 12/31/2015

Kyle Rayner is in for some surprises in "Omega Men," the week's best book as the rest of the releases conspire to send 2015 out with a whimper.

The Buy Pile - 12/24/2015

The Buy Pile - 12/24/2015

There's no smiles this holiday season as three mainstays of the purchases turn in sub-par performances.

The Buy Pile - 12/17/2015

The Buy Pile - 12/17/2015

The Dark Lord of the Sith shows why he inspires devotion, Squirrel Girl takes on Dr. Doom, and "Phonogram" makes more musical magic.

The Buy Pile - 12/10/2015

The Buy Pile - 12/10/2015

The week delivers, changing the game in Marvel's cosmic arena and examining deep sociological concepts with high octane thrills.

The Buy Pile - 12/3/2015

The Buy Pile - 12/3/2015

Dig into the head of a serial killer, an Avengers synthezoid goes to D.C, and Hickman's brilliant "East of West" rule in a killer week.

The Buy Pile - 11/30/2015

The Buy Pile - 11/30/2015

The culture of Cybertron gets a wonderful new facet and "Blackjack" is back, but it's hard to be thankful when you weigh in the rest of the week's offerings.

The Buy Pile - 11/19/2015

The Buy Pile - 11/19/2015

Five comics head home, including Mark Millar's nostalgic turn, Mia Goodwin's tale of magic and murder, and the Lord of the Sith against impossible odds.

The Buy Pile - 11/12/2015

The Buy Pile - 11/12/2015

The Dark Lord of the Sith plays all the cards right as baby fever is a serious sickness for the people of the United States.

The Buy Pile - 11/5/2015

The Buy Pile - 11/5/2015

Spider-Man and Johnny Storm have another hilarious interaction, the Avengers' favorite synthetic man twists the suburban dream, and Transformers go wild.

The Buy Pile - 10/29/2015

The Buy Pile - 10/29/2015

Kicking butts and eating nuts while Black Adam and Sinestro hang out like old pals barely balances the week from the misappropriation of Clark Kent.

The Buy Pile - 10/22/2015

The Buy Pile - 10/22/2015

Kurt Busiek continues to show how to do superhero comics right in another great "Astro City" installment, plus an indie comes on strong and bloody.

The Buy Pile - 10/15/2015

The Buy Pile - 10/15/2015

"Ms. Marvel" stands up and dances on the last day of the world, and the Gillen/McKelvie joint "Phonogram" lives up to literary standards.

The Buy Pile - 10/8/2015

The Buy Pile - 10/8/2015

Lando gets his Matthew Quigley on, Peter Parker can't lose, Stephen Strange shows up and, on the other side of the universe, the Omega Men break the rules.

The Buy Pile - 10/1/2015

The Buy Pile - 10/1/2015

A surprisingly effective team up between a former acrobat and a disgraced reporter and Decepticon losers trying to figure it out make this a winning week.

The Buy Pile - 9/24/2015

The Buy Pile - 9/24/2015

A G.I. Joe pilot runs the skies, Dick Grayson plays both sides, two generations of Fury men take on Hydra and "Astro City" again shows the essence of heroism.

The Buy Pile - 9/17/2015

The Buy Pile - 9/17/2015

Things could go better for the galaxy's smoothest brother, but Rick Remender and Sean Murphy teach some old ideas new tricks.

The Buy Pile - 9/10/2015

The Buy Pile - 9/10/2015

Another phenomenal "Phonogram" leads a week that wins by a thin margin as Batman fails his city and "Bloodstrike" reminds us of the horrors we let go.

The Buy Pile - 9/3/2015

The Buy Pile - 9/3/2015

One book shines, one book's bad, and the ambition of the rest of the week's releases can't overcome things going kind of wobbly.

The Buy Pile - 8/27/2015

The Buy Pile - 8/27/2015

Lando leads the paparazzi, Gallifreyans and shlub Hydra agents all teaming up to make the week sneak in a win.

The Buy Pile - 8/20/2015

The Buy Pile - 8/20/2015

"Astro City" celebrates 20 years, Loki literally rewrites the rules and ComixTribe drops a stunning debut issue.

The Buy Pile - 8/13/2015

The Buy Pile - 8/13/2015

Marvel's toughest heroine gets a little help from her friends, Lando makes a big heist while McKelvie and Gillen are back with one of their most brilliant works.

The Buy Pile - 8/6/2015

The Buy Pile - 8/6/2015

"Omega Men" turns tropes on their heads while "Airboy" continues to disappoint and "Secret Wars" continues to limp forward.

The Buy Pile - 7/30/2015

The Buy Pile - 7/30/2015

Even a truly amazing pop-culture inflected mystery in space can't save the week as Clark Kent is dumber than hay and a horror comic doesn't even try.

The Buy Pile - 7/23/2015

The Buy Pile - 7/23/2015

It's the end of the worlds as we know it and a pair of immortals use cleverness and every trick in the book to do what they feel is right in a winning week.

The Buy Pile - 7/16/2015

The Buy Pile - 7/16/2015

A light and easygoing week of comics wins as we see the nature of heroism and muddle through crossover meh-ness.

The Buy Pile - 7/9/2015

The Buy Pile - 7/9/2015

"Saga" returns to form and a "Star Wars" book shows scoundrel-ish charm, but industry legends falter and a pirate princess can't fight her way through plot deficiencies.

The Buy Pile - 7/2/2015

The Buy Pile - 7/2/2015

Things could have gone better on the week before SDCC, as "Bizarro" fails to fail, Doom shows his foibles and other comics are less than impressive.

The Buy Pile - 6/25/2015

The Buy Pile - 6/25/2015

Dancing giant robots lead off a week that wins on the merit of "meh" and nothing really being that bad.

The Buy Pile - 6/18/2015

The Buy Pile - 6/18/2015

The week fails to satisfy as "Astro City" phones it in, "Transformers" fall short and the Winter Soldier comes in chilly, though many indies made courageous showings.

The Buy Pile - 6/11/2015

The Buy Pile - 6/11/2015

Amorous affections lead to surprising places in a fantastic week, as Thom Zahler does an outstanding job with a new book and "Saga" continues to astound.

The Buy Pile - 6/4/2015

The Buy Pile - 6/4/2015

Geoff Johns brings the thunder and the glory as DC's magnificent seven stand up in a major way while Squirrel Girl makes good friends.

The Buy Pile - 5/28/2015

The Buy Pile - 5/28/2015

A team of travel-weary Transformers pre-mourn the passing of one of their greatest, perhaps to beat the rush for a winning week.

The Buy Pile - 5/21/2015

The Buy Pile - 5/21/2015

The swan song for the Dynamite detective makes the week a win - barely - as "Convergence" is like a Bataan Death March and "Secret Wars" loses focus.

The Buy Pile - 5/14/2015

The Buy Pile - 5/14/2015

Darth Vader continues to shine, Jonathan Hickman makes a big Heroclix match work as a story, and, yeah -- that's a gorilla playing the drums. Rock on.

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