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I\’m not a big reader of blogs, and I rarely respond to one, but I just wanted to say yours is fantastic: funny, thoughtful and happily irreverent in the right doses.
You are too kind. But thank you.
I think I used to own X-Men 141, once upon a time, along with several Miller Daredevils …
Oops. Obviously the comment above should be on the next post.
Genius. As is ‘Click to embiggen’.
Sadly “click to embiggen” isn’t mine – it’s an Ain’t it Cool-ism.
… sine qua non ‘The Simpsons’, of course.
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