Comic Pull List (11.14.18)

The comic book world took a heavy hit this week with the death of comic icon/legend Stan Lee.  Mr. Lee had created and/or co-created some of the most well-known characters in comics such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Panther, Fantastic Four, and many more.  We are all going to miss you immensely sir and thank you for the joy that you gave millions of comic book fans.

This is just a list of the new comics that I picked up in this week’s haul.  I also picked up some back issues of some stuff I’ve been meaning to read.


R.I.P. Stan Lee

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Comic Books as Literature

I began reading comic books around 1983.  The first comic book that I read was Uncanny X-Men #169.  Since that time, I have easily read hundreds, if not thousands of comic books.

I have read comic books with stories about super heroes, mutants, vigilantes, and millionaire industrialists.

Some of those stories were about people who gained miraculous powers from accidents and some were about people who had their powers from birth.

Some of those stories were about selfish people who used those abilities to serve themselves and some were about people who used their gifts to either help or better humankind.

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Comic Pull List – 9.13.2018

Well, it has been nearly 2 months since I’ve done one of these.  Yes, I’ve been to the comic book shop since then.  Yes, I’ve bought comics book on and off my pull list.  No I’m not very consistence in updating this stupid thing.  Sorry.

Here is what I picked up last night at New World Comics.

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