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THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Batman: Mad Love and Other Stories By Paul Dini and Bruce Timm DC Simon says: A fantastic collection of long-out-of-print stories from the pencil of Batman: The Animated Series mastermind Bruce Timm.  Some of the most enjoyable Batman stories ever…

NEW COMICS – 31/08/2011

Dark Horse Angel & Faith #1 Goon #35 DC Comics Flashpoint #5 (of 5) Justice League #1 Justice League #1 Combo Pack Little Endless Portfolio Set IDW Kill Shakespeare #12 (of 12) Locke & Key Clockworks #2 (of 6) Rocketeer…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

The Comics Journal #301 Edited by Gary Groth Fantagraphics Tom says: This is the first of The Comics Journal’s annual book-sized editions, following their migration online to www.tcj.com earlier this year. It’s a beautiful and informative tome including interviews with…

IF YOU LIKE: THE WIRE

Like HBO’s The Wire, starring imitation Yank Dominic “I’m British” West and double ‘ard Asgardian Idris “I’m also British” Elba? Then try these comics: Criminal by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips: Noirish crime fiction.  A must for fans of tight…

The Orbiting Pod Presents: Dan Slott Interview

Spider-Island has begun, but did you know it was originally going to be called Spider-Manhattan? That’s one of many ‘amazing’ things we found out when we interviewed Dan Slott after his signing at Orbital Comics last Saturday. We also discussed…