Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Kirby Your Enthusiasm, episode 2

LOOK for my latest podcast at http://kirbyyourenthusiasm.libsyn.com/kirby-your-enthusiasm-episode-2.
In it, I discuss my ongoing project of reading a minimum 50 comics a month. This month, it's a side project to read a bunch of stand-alone issues.

COMICS READING FOR NOVEMBER, 2010
* NOW WITH STAR RATINGS (ala Wrestling Observer Newsletter PPV reports) *

HOW I RATE THE COMICS VIA THE ALAN MOORE SCALE
***** Watchmen, Marvelman, V For Vendetta
**** Supreme, Swamp Thing, Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow?
*** Legion Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Axel Pressbutton, Tom Strong
** Promethea
* WildC.A.T.S.
DUD (or lower) anything he’s written for Avatar

1. Hellboy In Mexico (Dark Horse, 2010) ***¾
2. Fin Fang 4 Returns (Marvel, 2009) ***½
3. Hate Annual #8 (Fantagraphics, 2010) ***
4. Fame: Lady Gaga #1 (Bluewater Comics, 2010) ***
5. Saga Of The Von Erich Warriors (Sage Productions, 1988) ½*
6. The Guild #3 (Dark Horse, 2010) ***¼
7. Weird War Tales (DC, 2010) ***
8. Tails Of The Pet Avengers: The Dogs Of Summer (Marvel, 2010) ***
9. R.P.M. #1 (12-Gauge, 2010) **½
10. Image Firsts: Madman Comics #1 (Image, 2010) ***
11. Marvelman Primer (Marvel, 2010) **
12. Officer Downe (Image, 2010) **½
13. Marvel Sneak Peeks (Marvel, 2010) **
14. Young Allies #6 (Marvel, 2010) ***
15. Deadpool Team-Up #888 (Marvel, 2010) ****
16. Hellboy: Double Feature Of Evil (Dark Horse, 2010) ***¾
17. The Twelve: Spearhead (Marvel, 2010) ****
18. FVZA #3 (Radical, 2010) ***
19. Halcyon #1 (Image, 2010) ***¼
20. Wonder Woman #600 (DC, 2010) **½
21. Turok Son Of Stone #1 (Dark Horse, 2010) **
22. Mythos: Captain America #1 (Marvel, 2008) **¾
23. Iron Man: Extremis: Director’s Cut #3 (Marvel, 2005/10) *****
24. Krazy Comic – May 28, 1977 (IPC, 1977) **
25. Marvel Super Special #41: Howard The Duck (Marvel, 1986) *
26. Devil May Dance #3 (British indy title, 2008) DUD
27. Rockfall #3 (British indy title, 2009) *
28. Scraps From The Tableaux (Paper Tableaux, 2006) **
29. Sleazy Does It (EdTraquino.com, 2007) ***
30. Bijlmer Boys #3: Going Down (indy title, 1999) DUD
31, Psychosis! #2 (GWP, 2007) *½
32. The Hunter #1 (Ryan Bayliss, 2008) ½*
33. Night Warrior #1 (Raging Psycho Comics, 2006) ½*
34. Carvers #3 (Image, 1999) *
35. Blue Smoke #1 (Paper Tableaux, 1999) **
36. Vertigo Resurrected (Vertigo, 2010) **½
37. The Rat (British indy title, ??) **
38. T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1 (DC, 2010) ***¾
39. Batman #700 (DC, 2010) ***
40. Soldier Zero (Boom!, 2010) **
41. Hellboy/Beasts Of Burden: Sacrifice (Dark Horse, 2010) **¾
42. The Incomplete Death’s Head #4 (Marvel, 1993) **½
43. The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #1 (Marvel, 2010) ***
44. Superman #700 (DC, 2010) **½
45. The National Crumb #1 (Mayfair Publications, 1975) DUD
46. Big Bang #1 (Zoo Arsonist Press, 1995) ***½
47. Fox Comics #23 (Fox Comics, 1989) ***
48. T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Magazine #1 (JC Comics Group, 1981) *
49. 2000AD Megazine Vol. 4 Issue 10 (Rebellion, 2002) ***
50. A Section Of The San Francisco Panorama (McSweeney’s Issue 33 (2009) ****

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And to send me your thoughts on this podcast, please email me at Dann.Lennard@gmail.com.

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