#1167 Magic is Magic

April 9th, 2015, 3:39 pm

Average Rating: 4.75

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Now THOSE are proper
facial expressions.

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Reply NtKGar, April 9th, 2015, 4:32 pm

Paige and I met Chip Zdarsky today. He was doing a signing at my local comic shop. He's very nice, we chatted for a few minutes and bonded briefly over how dicks are fun to draw.

Got him to sign our Sex Criminals books (which are a hilarious sci-fi crime-drama sex-comedy) and the first issue of the new Howard the Duck comic he's helming (which I haven't read yet).

Sex Criminals is my comics recommendation of the week. However it's one of those books where the less you know about it going in the better. The back of the book (and the description on Amazon, grr) give away the first-chapter twist (which is kind of OK because it's a great hook, and that's how blurbs work) but it works much better as a reveal at the end of the first chapter than something you know before cracking the cover.

If you see Sex Criminals in a comic shop, read the first chapter, you'll see what I mean. Then buy the book because the characters will have won you over.

And hide it from your parents if you still live with them, because there's butts and stuff.

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Reply onewhitejade, April 9th, 2015, 6:04 pm

The Trouble with Magic That is the trouble with magic. It can't do anything really important.

Reply Hatobureka (Guest), April 9th, 2015, 7:42 pm

PO IS BACK Po seems to be back to normal doesn't he maybe he used up all his dragon tear juice

Reply DK (Guest), April 10th, 2015, 9:51 am

I read the first six issues of Sex Criminals and when they introduced the first antagonist group and had them talk, I dropped it because I just couldn't rationalize their actions. They were just totally antithetical to their stated cause.
I did enjoy the first few chapters before they introduced them though. The characterization of the main characters felt much better than the antagonists'.

Reply GDA, April 10th, 2015, 11:05 am

Po... that's just mean.
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Do it again?

Reply Dorcus (Guest), April 13th, 2015, 12:29 am

So, I can't tell if Poe is lying to be cruel or not.

Reply VictorB, April 15th, 2015, 12:10 am

I feel bad Gar. I have been creeping on your page for a bit now, never actually comenting, just enjoying your comics, like peeping tom

Reply Feartheswans, April 15th, 2015, 4:42 pm

@VictorB

You're a Peeping Bunny while I just go around mooning people.

Reply NtKGar, April 19th, 2015, 3:25 am

Always good to hear from the regulars though

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