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TUESDAY TOP TEN: ALL TIME FAVORITES TYLER

Nothing But Comics is about to hit our two year mark and in observance of the site’s anniversary, every Tuesday from now until we finish, one of our staff members will list off their favorite series, runs or issues of all time. This week it’s Tyler

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Struggling for Legitimacy

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Watchmen. The Dark Knight Returns. When comics tried breaking into the mainstream, these were shown to demonstrate that they could and do possess literary value. But how can you disprove the belief that comics is more about Superheroes when you use Superheroes as your main argument?

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Alan Moore and Brian Michael Bendis Discuss Alias #12

PREVIOUSLY:  Some time ago, Alan Moore traveled to Portland to discuss comics with his fellow comics creators.  He is determined to discuss every issue of the Marvel Comics series Alias with Brian Michael Bendis

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Recently, after Alan left the coffee shop, a mysterious creature warned Brian not to trust Alan

 

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Brian confronted Alan about his strange behavior…

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…but Alan used a magic spell to erase Brian’s memory and suspicions

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Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Dean

Nothing But Comics is about to hit our two year mark and in observance of the sites anniversary, every Tuesday from now until we finish, one of our staff members will list off their favorite series, runs or issues of all time. This week it’s Dean Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Dean

Alan Moore and Brian Michael Bendis Discuss Alias #11

PREVIOUSLY:  Some time ago, Alan Moore traveled to Portland to discuss comics with his fellow comics creators.  He is determined to discuss every issue of the Marvel Comics series Alias with Brian Michael Bendis

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Recently, after Alan left the coffee shop, a mysterious creature warned Brian not to trust Alan

 

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Brian confronted Alan about his strange behavior…

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…but Alan used a magic spell to erase Brian’s memory and suspicions

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Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Josh

Nothing But Comics is about to hit our two year mark and in observance of the sites anniversary, every Tuesday from now until we finish, one of our staff members will list off their favorite series, runs or issues of all time. This week it’s Josh Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Josh

Alan Moore and Brian Michael Bendis Discuss Alias #10

PREVIOUSLY:  Some time ago, Alan Moore traveled to Portland to discuss comics with his fellow comics creators.  He is determined to discuss every issue of the Marvel Comics series Alias with Brian Michael Bendis

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Recently, after Alan left the coffee shop, a mysterious creature warned Brian not to trust Alan

 

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Brian confronted Alan about his strange behavior…

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…but Alan used a magic spell to erase Brian’s memory and suspicions

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Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Patrick

Nothing But Comics is about to hit our two year mark and in observance of the sites anniversary, every Tuesday from now until we finish, one of our staff members will list off their favorite series, runs or issues of all time. This week it’s Patrick Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: All Time Favorites Patrick

Miracleman & The Loneliness of Olympus

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From the beginning, Alan Moore’s Miracleman was about the consequences of super-powered beings. It began on a personal scale, as everyman reporter Michael Moran struggled to comprehend how to make sense of the rediscovery of his immense abilities. It uprooted his understanding of self and relationship with his wife Liz. At the same time, Miracleman was pushed further and further into the outside world, first by his former sidekick Kid Miracleman, then by his creator Dr. Emil Gargunza. Each confrontation left Miracleman more assertive, Michael feebler. Similar to Bruce Banner and the Hulk, Miracleman and Michael share the same body but not the same mind, or more precisely the same personality. Increasingly, Michael finds himself sidelined in his own existence, as Miracleman has usurped all the initiative. All Michael can do is react until not even that ceases to hold any meaning. It is a feeling to which the whole world will soon be able to relate.
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