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  1. Heroic Age Avengers: Current Tally

    I've been a fan of the Avengers for almost as long as I've been reading comic books, but I have been really unhappy with the titles over the last few years. With the Heroic Age relaunch, I decided to give all of the new titles a story arc, then I'd decide which ones (if any) I would keep. Two months later, here's the current standings:

    Avengers Academy -- This is staying on my pull list for the foreseeable future. Christos Gage writes these young heroes very well, making them smart, ...
  2. Who's reading these biocomics?

    When Bluewater did those first couple of biography comics during the '08 election, I wasn't a fan, but I was willing to accept it. Then they started doing more biocomics after the election was over, still focusing on politicians. Then they started to spread out to writers, movie stars... what began with Barack Obama and John McCain has spread to Stephanie Meyer and Lady Gaga.

    Thing is, I don't know anybody who's ever actually read one of these comics. Clearly somebody must be buying ...

    Updated 06-09-2010 at 11:31 PM by Blake Petit