Smorgasbord #63:

Khatz in the Khradle

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In which Shawn learns that Marvel’s definitions of “ongoing” and “miniseries” are more interchangeable than they should be; a Warren Ellis Plot Generator would inevitably become sentient and attack the United Nations while chain-smoking; Meredith Finch might be a time-traveler from the mid-’90s; and July Previews has some genuinely surprising announcements.

We also review Nick Fury #1, World Reader #1, Plastic #1, Failsafe #1, Shaolin Cowboy: Who’ll Stop The Reign #1, Rose #1, Pat Mills’ and Kevin O’Neill’s Maximum Law, and a brief word on the first arc of the Fletcher / Stewart / Tarr series Motor Crush.

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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 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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