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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.

The Buy Pile - 5/7/2015

The Buy Pile - 5/7/2015

Peter Parker and Bass Lass lead off a week of hilarity and heroism where great collections and nothing going wrong lead to a fantastic Six-o de Mayo.

The Buy Pile - 4/30/2015

The Buy Pile - 4/30/2015

Quirky robots on a spaceship can't beat the insanity of "Multiversity" nor the Iron Man/Cap slapfighting that's been going on since "Civil War."

The Buy Pile - 4/23/2015

The Buy Pile - 4/23/2015

The Thrillbent creator re-teamed with his longtime collaborator, and a college freshman finds the true key to answering the threat of Galactus.

The Buy Pile - 4/16/2015

The Buy Pile - 4/16/2015

The fifth issue of the noirish detective series is another gem in a crossover-heavy week.

The Buy Pile - 4/9/2015

The Buy Pile - 4/9/2015

Vader goes off the reservation, Megatron's strongest believer has a plan and an "Astro City" hero finds his happy ending.

The Buy Pile - 4/2/2015

The Buy Pile - 4/2/2015

Friendship and family take center stage as an adaptation of a science fiction giant’s work dazzles and Damian Wayne shows how to make superheroing cool.

The Buy Pile - 3/26/2015

The Buy Pile - 3/26/2015

As we celebrate ten years worth of columns at this site, nothing made the jump for a week of comics that's mostly a mass of "meh."

The Buy Pile - 3/19/2015

The Buy Pile - 3/19/2015

Mark Waid gives us the Leia we deserve, Superman gets down to earth and Squirrel Girl again proves her excellence in a week of winning comics.

The Buy Pile - 3/12/2015

The Buy Pile - 3/12/2015

Marvel has the biggest wins and the only disappointment as Carol Danvers and Kamala Khan stand side by side with John Shaft for a winning week.

The Buy Pile - 3/5/2015

The Buy Pile - 3/5/2015

Giant robots find real tenderness while "Saga's" star-crossed Capulets and Montagues struggle to locate the same against the backdrop of intergalactic war.

The Buy Pile - 2/26/2015

The Buy Pile - 2/26/2015

Palpatine's apprentice makes his presence known while Matt Murdock has a good day and barely knows what to do with it in a week that skids and crashes overall.

The Buy Pile - 2/19/2015

The Buy Pile - 2/19/2015

A new Action Labs book makes its mark while Dan Slott and Mike Allred take Marvel's Silver Surfer to all new heights.

The Buy Pile - 2/12/2015

The Buy Pile - 2/12/2015

A fantastic new indie shares a tale of humor, action and deftness while "Astro City" loses half a step, plus swings and misses from "Darth Vader" and "Secret Six."

The Buy Pile - 2/5/2015

The Buy Pile - 2/5/2015

Time travel goes well and the Rebel Alliance brings it in a galaxy far, far away. Even Hulk's failure to be very smart can't throw this week this off the track.

The Buy Pile - 1/29/2015

The Buy Pile - 1/29/2015

Oni Press delivers a a king's daughter's unconventional tale while Matt Fraction's inter-dimensional intelligence agent returns as a sci-fi Ray Donovan.

The Buy Pile - 1/22/2015

The Buy Pile - 1/22/2015

Loki is confronted with the truth, and Ivar: Timewalker finds a companion in a week that goes right -- until Red Sonja sees a lightsaber.

The Buy Pile - 1/15/2015

The Buy Pile - 1/15/2015

Marvel's anticipated "Star Wars" satisfies in a huge way, "Astro City" gets the job done and Kamala Khan meets Phil Coulson in an entertaining week of comics.

The Buy Pile - 1/8/2015

The Buy Pile - 1/8/2015

Two theme song-driven protagonists lead off a winning week of comics, plus promising signs from "Ant-Man" and "IXth Generation."

The Buy Pile - 1/5/2015

The Buy Pile - 1/5/2015

The year's last week ends on a good note as many things you love from Marvel's current TV show find their way to Earth-616.

The Buy Pile - 12/29/2014

The Buy Pile - 12/29/2014

The year's penultimate week of comics turned out to be a tough one as no comics made it home, and Jason Todd's Christmas turned out terrible.

The Buy Pile - 12/18/2014

The Buy Pile - 12/18/2014

Optimus Prime and Megatron shine, but Marvel can't field a lead of color who's good at their job, and Roy Harper is a drunken super genius - or something.

The Buy Pile - 12/11/2014

The Buy Pile - 12/11/2014

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson do what they do best, while Peter Parker helps the everyman and trades blows with Dr. Bong.

The Buy Pile - 12/4/2014

The Buy Pile - 12/4/2014

A splendid week of comics as the hits keep coming from Gallifrey, Harlem and Spartax, while literally nothing was truly bad - you just can't beat that.

The Buy Pile - 12/2/2014

The Buy Pile - 12/2/2014

Despite a very effective speculative fiction yarn and a time travel tale from Cybertronians, last week was a hard one to be thankful for.

The Buy Pile - 11/20/2014

The Buy Pile - 11/20/2014

The best Peter Capaldi performance of the year, Loki makes a hilarious hero and this week's "Astro City" shows you how to grab somebody by the feels and never let go.

The Buy Pile - 11/13/2014

The Buy Pile - 11/13/2014

A dour week of comics as nothing really rocked, Bucky Barnes trips, "Evil Empire" runs out of surprises and more issues impede the idea of a Wednesday haul.

The Buy Pile - 11/6/2014

The Buy Pile - 11/6/2014

John Layman's foodie franchise, two Guardians of the Galaxy, a friend of vampires & insane animal men win the week.

The Buy Pile - 10/30/2014

The Buy Pile - 10/30/2014

Crack into the head of the Decepticon leader, catch up with Vaughan and Staples' space opera and Darryl Makes Comics in a big, winning week of comics.

The Buy Pile - 10/23/2014

The Buy Pile - 10/23/2014

"Lazarus" heads home while "Memetic" changed the rules of warfare, Hobgoblin's got a new line of work and the origin of Cybertron's Primes is revealed.

The Buy Pile - 10/16/2014

The Buy Pile - 10/16/2014

James Howlett's "death" headlines a week of unfavorable periodicals as Miles Morales gets his banter on, and Red Sonja squares off against lightsabers. Wait, what?

The Buy Pile - 10/9/2014

The Buy Pile - 10/9/2014

"Astro City" dazzles with its sheer mastery of the form, "Batgirl" goes full-on millennial and a new Image book has an amazing take on fantasy and loss.

The Buy Pile - 10/2/2014

The Buy Pile - 10/2/2014

Nothing was really great or terrible, though "Concrete Park" tried, Victor Von Doom got sweet revenge and "Gotham Academy" tries to make teen angst work.

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