Opening Remarks (Mostly ramblings): To be honest, I’d forgotten about this series as I’d seen a preview of it in Comic Shop News a while back but never could shake that disturbingly creepy cover. Two Wednesdays ago I saw it on the new rack section and, after flipping through it, added it to my ever increasing pile. However, for the first time in a long time I exercised some sort of financial discretion over my comic spending and asked Wayne, one of the awesome crew who’s been there for more than 15 years now, if he’d put all of my extra books in my “file” for next week (Nov 14). He gracefully did so and that was that. I read it today at work, after inwardly wincing, and probably outwardly too, at that cover again. I didn’t know what to exp…Read more >
I figured I'd start chronicling weekly buys for titles published by Dark Horse. Might as well start with this week, eh? For simplicity and practice, I'll put the information into a table format.
Series Name Issue # Read? Reviewed? Review Score Notes
Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison 5 No No -
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Yes, it's going to be that kind of blog, but please bear through it, dear readers. :) My good friend turned me on to kickstarter about two weeks ago and this was a financially fatal mistake for me. I've seen so many good-looking projects with tasty looking awards (didn't know books could look delicious, huh?). Every few days I just keep seeing awesome sounding and eye-catching ideas and I just wanna jump on board. However, just pledging a dollar, the minimum pledge amount, doesn't do it for me. I want to have some decent, physical goodies that I can read, re-read, show off to friends and the staff at the lcs, and file away for posterity. I love the feel of kickstarter-from how you can hear/see the creators' pleas "directly," to the more or…
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