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Multiversity 101: Confessions of a Character Follower

By | Aug 20, 2012 | Longform

There is a somewhat modern mantra in comic journalism/fandom, most certainly a product of constant creative shifts, reboots, relaunches, renumberings, and general editorial jackassery in the industry: “I follow creators, not characters.” The idea is a sound one: by buying books from creators that you personally enjoy, you have a better shot at getting material […]

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Multiversity 101: Double Down

By | Jan 10, 2012 | Longform

It finally happened. Marvel is number one again (as I predicted!) in month four of the DCnU, as Marvel took the number one spot for both the Overall Units and Overall Dollars rankings with DC going back to being the number two…for at least this month. What’s the biggest reason for this happening? Well, it’s […]

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Multiversity 101: Creators to Watch For in 2012

By | Dec 27, 2011 | Longform

One of 2011’s Best New Creator Showcases 2011 was an incredible year for comics that saw a lot of new(er) creators make indelible impressions on the medium. People like Luther Strode’s Justin Jordan and Tradd Moore, Reed Gunther’s the Brothers Houghton, The Red Wing’s Nick Pitarra, and a range of others provided work amongst the […]

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Multiversity 101: Does Marvel Hate Canada?!

By | Oct 25, 2011 | Longform

Of course not. Nobody hates Canada. However, with the recent announcement of Alpha Flight’s expansion from being an eight issue mini-series and then quickly rescinding that very idea, moving it back to being that same eight issue mini due to a lack of sales, some may think so. Especially when you factor in Newsarama’s assertion […]

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Multiversity 101: Vicarious Visions

By | Sep 19, 2011 | Longform

This past week, comic fans were up in arms about a change a creator made to a beloved character (I know, that’s NEVER happened before, but these are exciting times). All cattiness aside, this situation actually was fairly unique at least as far as I’ve been aware of things as a comic fan/pseudo-“journalist”: in the […]

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Multiversity 101: Comic Overload

By | Aug 22, 2011 | Longform

It’s moving season time again! These next few weeks are a busy time for many of us as whether we are heading back to school or, like me, running out our leases and moving into new places to live (yeah, maybe I’m aging myself with that statement but I think the average age of most […]

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