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  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

The Comic Speculator: Hellboy

When I began reading comics as a child it was the heroes and villains that drew me to the monthly books. I lost myself in Spider-man’s high-flying battle scenes with the Vulture and Wolverine slashing his way through Sentinels.

  • Jul 4 2008
  • 4 Jul 2008

This Week in Geek: 7/2

Hey, it’s Wednesday again and time for some more hot picks. For those of you new to This Week in Geek, first of all, welcome aboard. Secondly; welcome to one of the only comic blogs I’ve seen (if I’m wrong somebody please call me out on it) that examines each week’s new comics from a speculative point of view.

  • Jun 24 2008
  • 24 Jun 2008

The Comic Speculator: Starman

This Wednesday one of my favorite writers returns to comics after a much too long absence. ”James Robinson” wrote some of the most important and best comics of the 1990’s and then fell off the radar. Well not completely off the radar. Robinson left comics to pursue his writing carrier in Hollywood.

  • Jun 18 2008
  • 18 Jun 2008

This Week in Geek 6/18

Wednesday is here again but unfortunately it’s not new comic day for everyone. The flooding in the midwest has screwed up shipping schedules, pushed books back, and in some extreme cases has wiped out whole comic shops altogether. If your head is above water then count yourself lucky.

  • Jun 11 2008
  • 11 Jun 2008

The Comic Speculator: The Death of Kitty Pryde

Welcome to The Comic Speculator 2.0. From now on you’ll be able to click on the hyperlinks I’ve embedded in this article to learn more about the subjects I discuss here. Let me know what you guys think of the new format.

  • May 30 2008
  • 30 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/29

Welcome to a rare new comic’s Thursday edition of This Week in Geek. Since Monday was Memorial Day the boys at the post office and UPS got the day off and new comics day moves from Wednesday to Thursday. This can be traumatizing for serious comic junkies but those of us who have been collecting for a while plan ahead.

  • May 30 2008
  • 30 May 2008

Gene Colan; Daredevil, Tomb of Dracula and other comic masterpieces by a living legend

Earlier last week it was reported that comics legend Gene Colan’s liver was failing him. His wife, Adrienne sent a an email to Ohdannyboy.com, a comic blog on blogspot.com, detailing her husband’s failing health.

  • May 30 2008
  • 30 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/21

OK, I don’t want to brag here folks but it seems as if Matt has been on a roll lately. Last week I went three-for-three with all of my picks of the week selling out. According to Comicbookresources.com Batman #676, Guardians #1 and Cap Britain #1 all sold out before the weekend hit and Cap #1 is already selling for upwards of $5.00 online. Not bad if I do say so myself.

  • May 29 2008
  • 29 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/29

Welcome to a rare new comic’s Thursday edition of This Week in Geek. Since Monday was Memorial Day the boys at the post office and UPS got the day off and new comics day moves from Wednesday to Thursday. This can be traumatizing for serious comic junkies but those of us who have been collecting for a while plan ahead.

  • May 29 2008
  • 29 May 2008

This Week in Geek 5/29

Welcome to a rare new comic’s Thursday edition of This Week in Geek. Since Monday was Memorial Day the boys at the post office and UPS got the day off and new comics day moves from Wednesday to Thursday. This can be traumatizing for serious comic junkies but those of us who have been collecting for a while plan ahead.