FIRST ISSUES – January 2015

 Getting into comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.  Here are some starting points.

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The following is a list of first issues, one shots and stepping on points to be released in January 2015.  Schedules change and they may not all be released in December (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.

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COMIC REFERENCES – Gotham (TV Series)

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer here’s some information for lovers of TV shows based on comics.

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GOTHAM.

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~ DUG.

This blog is meant to iron out issues and help understanding of comic book terms and ideas.  However, it also uses many terms and ideas new readers may be unfamiliar with.  For clarifications or corrects, comment below.

NOT JUST SUPER HEROES – Crime Comics

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer and not everyone likes Superheroes.

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Given the early connections between comic and pulp novels, the popularity of crime comic goes without saying.  A famous example is DC’s Detective Comics which introduced the hero Batman in issue #27.  However the introduction of the Comic Code and its restrictions on the depiction of crime killed off the crime comic (and many other genres.)

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