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  • Free Comic Book Day is tomorrow! Don't forget to stock up! brettday has written up previews for the "gold level" and "silver level" offerings.

  • Sequential Tart has just announced the Third Annual Tarties. These are their (tongue firmly in cheek) awards for the best ("Sweet Tarts") and worst ("Sour Tarts") in comics. An example:

    The You're Gonna Need a Bigger Fridge Award: DC Comics, for killing off women in "event miniseries." Victims include Donna Troy and Lilith in Titans/Young Justice Graduation Day and Sue Dibny in Identity Crisis. Rumors have it that Stephanie Brown (Spoiler) will be the next to go in Batman: War Games. Bonus points to IC, for having Sue be pregnant when she was murdered. Do we have to have mini-series focused on dead women all the time? Aren't there any extra male characters around to off? I mean, Green Arrow has two male sidekicks, we've got three extra Green Lanterns ... why not just end that debate and leave only Alan Scott standing? And Snapper Carr is still alive. What's with that?


    So today I got lost in San Francisco on the way to the test, hit another car (not very hard and there was no visible damage, but we exchanged our…

  • Well, Japanese final's over

    I think I did OK. I hope I did better than last time. The essay portion actually came pretty easily, and it wasn't just regurgitating my previous HW…

  • Movie night at Davies for Halloween: Jekyll & Hyde / The Haunted House

    So last night I saw a couple of movies at the Symphony: the silent "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" with John Barrymore and Buster Keaton's short "The…

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