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Archive for January, 2008

Sat
Jan
19

Return of the Super Pimps #4



Return of the Super Pimps #4Richard Hamilton obviously remembers what comics are supposed to be about. In this age of cynical characters, pointless cross-overs, and editors in chief who dictate abysmal storylines, he has given us all a breath of fresh air in “Return of the Super Pimps.”

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Sun
Jan
6

Amazing Spider-Man 545



asm545I’m a comic book fan. Comics were pretty much the first things I ever read and they’ve fascinated me ever since. They’ve entertained me, taught me right from wrong, and been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. When I’ve been out of work and out of money, I still found a way to buy comics.

The thing about comics, and super-hero comics in particular, is that they tell stories where the hero always wins. No matter the odds, no matter how fearsome the villains, no matter the consequences, the hero always, ALWAYS, beats the bad guys and saves the day. He does this not for money, not for fame, and not because it’s the easy thing to do. He does this because it’s the right thing to do.

Until now.

Until Amazing Spider-Man #545.

Until Joe Quesada, the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, decided that today, Spider-Man was going to act completely out of character and make a deal with the Devil.

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