165 Destroy All Movies

OK, so I know that Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film isn’t a comic.  But it’s published by Fantagraphics books, and since they mostly publish comics (and mostly publish the best ones, it seems) I’m running with it. First off, I would like to give thanks to the two writers of […]

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164 2010 Comic Sales

The 2010 sales numbers are in, and pretty much everyone has had something to say about them. I don’t have too much to add, but here’s a couple of points that I want to expand upon. First, I don’t think it can be overstated what a tremendous impact Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison and Brian Bendis […]

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163 Paul’s Favorites of 2010: Daytripper

  In my very first semester as a journalism student much of our focus was on working through the fundamentals of what makes a good journalist. We went through all kinds of drills: crime drills, courtroom drills, drills to help us make sense of statistics, drills that focused on education or politics. One of the […]

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159 Paul’s Favorites of 2010: Irredeemable

  My favorites of 2010 are not to be confused with what might be the “best” of 2010. It’s just some of the stuff I really liked that I thought I’d be able to add something to. I don’t think I have more to say about King City, for example, that David Brothers hasn’t already covered […]

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158 2010: The Year Comics Stunk

I remember starting Wednesday’s Child in the early hours of 2009, and the kind of content I imagined I would produce here. Initially, I remember thinking that there needed to be more intelligent criticism of comics on the web. Music, film, literature, even television: all media with an extensive and impressive critical history, all featured […]

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A Landmark Church Under Siege

In the front office of Flushing’s St. George’s church, Junior Warden Allen Azòn recalls the series of events he refers to as an encroachment of the church’s rights. “Originally there was just flat-out parking,” he says. “Then it was metered parking, then it was no parking, then it was no standing.” He then gestures toward […]

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