May is an exciting month for comic nerds. Free Comic Book Day added several good reads to the hoard and then there was a Comic-Con not far from the cave. So many comics! A chance to meet writers and artists. All of the celebrities, amazing costumes, toys, games, t-shirts, and more. It can be so overwhelming that you might almost forgot to dive into the … Continue reading May 2017 Previews
So many possibilities for the hoard this month. Whatever shall we do? The good news is that Dragon won’t complain in the weeks ahead that there was nothing at her local comic shop on new comic book day. A grumpy dragon on a Wednesday can make the rest of the week difficult. Coming soon — April 2017 — to a comic shop near you… New … Continue reading February 2017 Previews
I thought I was ready to pre-order my comics and then I took another look at the January 2017 Previews catalog. Some months there is nothing much and I desperately search for interesting and new. Other months find me making choices about where to spend my money. Dragons love adding comics to their hoard, but they are also reluctant to part with too many shiny … Continue reading January 2017 Previews
Some comic superheroes are so well known that even your grandmother probably knows something about them. Superman can fly and doesn’t like kryptonite. Spider-Man was bitten by a radioactive spider. Wonder Woman has a lasso of truth. Batman has a bat-cave, a bat-car, and a bat-everything else. These are the stories that have been around for over 75 years (except that youngster Spider-Man who is … Continue reading What If It All Started Differently?
This month’s comic Previews holds some exciting gift possibilities for friends, curious mashups concluding, the arrival of a few trade paperbacks, and more ongoing singles. Continue reading “Tales for Scales: October 2016”