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Wrapping Up 2012: Comics

Here’s my first look back at my experience of the popular culture in 2012. We’re starting with the year in comics.

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But I Like Cyclops…

Everyone hates Scott “Slim” Summers, aka Cyclops from the X-Men. Not so. I’m a big fan, and in this article I start to explore the necessity for this kind of character, why people like and hate him, and my own … Continue reading

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The Life and Death(s) of Professor X

A bit of a spoiler, but Professor X, the guy who made the X-Men, is dead. It was met with a collective sigh, and the tapping of keyboards from several bloggers, pointing out the number of times he’s died in … Continue reading

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The New 52 – Part Two

Here’s part two of my analysis of DC’s Event Comics before I go into the New 52 and what that’s all about.

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Looking for artist (must like sharks)

Since I was thirteen, I’ve wanted to write comics. I have a bunch of scripts of varying genres, but recently I’ve come up with a webcomic. This comic, Explosion High is one of the most fun, weirder superhero projects I’ve … Continue reading

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The New 52 – Part One

In the next few days I’m going to be putting up some thoughts on what’s going on with DC Comics. What’s going on with DC Comics? Not much. They cancelled every one of their comics and started everything from scratch. … Continue reading

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The Secret Origin of Charlie and the X-Men

I’m a huge X-Men fan. I always have been. Recently I was thinking that I wanted to re-read the classic Uncanny X-Men run from Giant Size onwards, to see if it held up. I wanted to find things to overanalyse, … Continue reading

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