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Free Speech Alert: Top Ten Unlikely Winners Of (totally made up) Offensive Awards

Free Speech Alert: Top Ten Unlikely Winners Of (totally made up) Offensive Awards

Stop trying to take away my freedom of speech by telling me this isn't a freedom of speech issue!

Not Sure How Much Longer I Can Justify This Hobby To My Wife: Batman Jumps To $5 An Issue

Not Sure How Much Longer I Can Justify This Hobby To My Wife: Batman Jumps To $5 An Issue

To be clear, this is not for an anniversary issue, this is the new regular price.

R(U)ant: Dear Marvel, This Is Why People Steal (Re:  Original Sin: Hulk vs. Iron Man)

R(U)ant: Dear Marvel, This Is Why People Steal (Re: Original Sin: Hulk vs. Iron Man)

Don’t worry about any spoilers, I’m about to save you $16 and 30 minutes of your life.

RU’s Views: An Open Letter To Dan Slott

RU’s Views: An Open Letter To Dan Slott

Q: Do readers care who spoils a book? A: No.


Marvel To Award No-Prize To Newsarama For DC Mistake

Marvel To Award No-Prize To Newsarama For DC Mistake

I don’t know about anyone else, but I miss the old “Marvel Bullpen” bits.


 I'm Not Racist But...: Why Robin Shouldn't Be Black

I'm Not Racist But...: Why Robin Shouldn't Be Black

No, really, it has nothing to do with race.

Oh, FFS! Marvel's

Oh, FFS! Marvel's "Spider-Girl" Costume

We might need a new section for stories that are just too stupid for words.

RU’s Views: Depression, Drugs, Dependency, and Decompression

RU’s Views: Depression, Drugs, Dependency, and Decompression

RU explores his relationship with his comic books in the aftermath of his recent mental health issues.

Millar And Quitely's Jupiter's Legacy Kicks off Lawsuit Apocalypse

Millar And Quitely's Jupiter's Legacy Kicks off Lawsuit Apocalypse

Kevin Bacon just announced a suit filed against the Outhouse for making a parody of “6 Degrees”


RU’s Views: Why Price Matters

RU’s Views: Why Price Matters

RU explores the relationship, if there is any, between the price of a comic and its intrinsic entertainment value.

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 4 - Morbid Curiosity / Conclusions

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 4 - Morbid Curiosity / Conclusions

RU continues his exploration of the fanboy mindset to find out why we read bad comics. In this fourth, and final, of four articles, RU examines morbid curiosity and how it relates to the collector's process and adds some closing comments to the discusion.

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 3 - Hope

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 3 - Hope

RU continues his exploration of the fanboy mindset to find out why we read bad comics. In this third of four articles, RU examines hope and how it relates to the collector's process

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 2 - Completionism

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 2 - Completionism

RU continues his exploration of the fanboy mindset to find out why we read bad comics. In this second of four articles, RU examines completeism and the forces that drive it.

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 1 - Habit

RU’s Views: Why We Read Crap pt. 1 - Habit

RU explores the fanboy mindset and wonders why it is that we read books that suck. In this first of four articles, RU explores habit as a driving force behind the maintenance of the status-quo.

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