Smorgasbord #55:

Demon Detectives on Magic Skateboards

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Between sirens and power drills, Tom and Shawn manage to talk about the Riverdale trailer and why Sexy Jailbait Archie is a thing nobody needs. Angela Bassett joins Marvel’s Black Panther, and Shawn finally lets go of an old grudge. Rosy Press moves to Emet Comics. February Previews inspire Tom to conceive of the Greatest Comic Ever, and a new policy is instituted at the very end of the episode: The Dessert Round!

We also review DC’s New Talent Showcase #1, Ghost Rider #1, Usagi Yojimbo #159, and the Mark Millar / Stuart Immonen miniseries Empress.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Shapira is a carbon-based life from the planet earth. He was formed in the year 1985 AD by two loving parents. He is also an MA student of English Lit. at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, where he feels proud to be the first student to graduate with a BA by writing a paper about the works of Grant Morison. In his native tongue, Tom is a staff writer for Israel's leading comics blog Alilon.net and an occasional participant in the blog's bi-weekly podcast. He spends too much time, money and thought on Comics (especially the works of Grant Morison, Alan Moore, Warren Ellis and Garth Ennis) and his friends and family wish he would stop. He is not going to.

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