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House of Mystery, Vol. 1: Room and Boredom

An anthology series that is more than it seems that returns Vertigo to its roots.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Starman Omnibus Vol. 1

One of the best superhero books ever made finally gets the love it deserves.

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Little Things: A Memoir in Slices

Brown’s ability to have the reader relate and his ability to bring a sense of honesty and openness to his work is what makes his comics, including Little Things, sweet and poignant.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Crawl Space: XXXombies

I’m not too sure if anyone has tried to combine the zombie and porno genre before, but it is certainly an entertaining hybrid.

Greg Oleksiuk
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John Constantine, Hellblazer

Taking John Constantine back to his roots.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Scalped

Aaron and Guéra have created a modern masterpiece that keeps getting better.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Criminal Vol. 2

With its second story-arc it has cemented itself as one of the best modern books and, likely, as one that will long be regarded as an example of the medium's artistic potential.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Criminal, Vol. 2: Lawless

Being bad has never been so good.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Green Arrow: Year One #1-6

The best Green Arrow story in years.

Greg Oleksiuk
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2 Guns #1

Perhaps this could have been, or could be in the future issues, so much more.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Warhammer: Forge of War #1

Your typical licensed comic book: weak writing and average artwork.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Scalped: Indian Country

The creators are not holding back and will do what it takes to tell the story, even if that makes the reader feel uncomfortable.

Greg Oleksiuk
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The Immortal Iron Fist #1-6

This book will grab you, flip you over and kick your butt all the while leaving you begging for more.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Phonogram: Rue Britannia

This is still a wonderful tale of nostalgia for one's youth and a love-letter to what was one of the greatest music scenes: Britpop.

Greg Oleksiuk
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The Killer #1-2

Matz and Jacamon are able to add European sensibilities of depth and character development to create one of the best noir books on the market at present.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Graphic Classics: H.P. Lovecraft

This collection allows readers to "see" Lovecraft's works, but with the less likelihood that you will wonder why you just spend five bucks to rent a crappy movie.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Criminal #1-5

Brubaker gives enough surprises to keep you interested, but not only that, you also care for the characters and what happens to them no matter how dark and seedy they may be.

Greg Oleksiuk
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The Exterminators

The book's complexity, combined with its over-the-top moments, make this a very enjoyable read.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Casanova #1-7

This comic will break your brain.

Greg Oleksiuk
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The Escapists #1-6

This is a story about the ultimate dream of most comics fans: writing the comic book of their favorite character.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Graphic Classics, Vol. 5: Jack London

It is ironic that despite the constant threat of censorship of sexual and violent material -- particularly in products meant for kids -- that lurks today, London's work shows that things have not changed as much as some may think and society's values haven't taken such a steep downturn.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Absolute Sandman

Without it, there would be no Vertigo today, and perhaps none of the titles that have risen to prominence out of that publishing line.

Greg Oleksiuk
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Absolute Dark Knight

In a way, The Dark Knight Strikes Again is Miller turning his back on The Dark Knight Returns and trying to give readers a different take on superheroes.

Greg Oleksiuk
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The Losers: Endgame

In the end, the remaining Losers give a big "Screw You!" to the United States Government.

Greg Oleksiuk

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