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    Ardo Omer

    Freelance writer and editor. Co-host of a books and comics podcast (Put A Blurb On It). Former WWAC editor. Current curmudgeon and Batman's personal assistant. Icon art by Diana Sim.

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  • Top Picks for Free Comic Book Day 2019

    Top Picks for Free Comic Book Day 20190

    In 2015 and 2017, I read most of the Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) offerings and showcased the ones I thought were worth picking up. Some may call that an act of public service but I truly do this out of the goodness of my heart. Like clockwork, I return two years later to once

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  • More of a Whimper Than a Roar With DC Ink’s Mera: Tidebreaker

    More of a Whimper Than a Roar With DC Ink’s Mera: Tidebreaker0

    Mera: Tidebreaker Stephen Byrne (artist), David Calderon (colours), Danielle Paige (writer) and Joshua Reed (letterer) DC Ink (a DC Comics imprint) April 2, 2019 In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics, if the series was great for newbies, and if they would

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  • The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project

    The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project0

    Super Sons: The PolarShield Project Book #1 Ile Gonzalez (artist), Ridley Pearson (writer) and Saida Temofonte (letterer) DC Zoom (a DC Comics imprint) April 2, 2019 In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics, if the series was great for newbies, and if

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  • Reflecting on 80 Years of Batman with Detective Comics #1000

    Reflecting on 80 Years of Batman with Detective Comics #10001

    Detective Comics #1000 Neal Adams (artist), Brad Anderson (colors), Andworld Design (letters), David Baron (colors), Jordie Bellaire (colors), Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Simon Bowland (letters), Elizabeth Breitweiser (colors), Greg Capullo (pencils), Sal Cipriano (letters), Becky Cloonan (art), Amanda Conner (pencils), Clayton Cowles (letters), Tony S. Daniel (art), Paul Dini (writer), Warren Ellis (writer), Steve Epting (art),

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