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Feb. 5th, 2031 | 11:12 pm

are you seriously looking at this livejournal?

go to ianaleksanderadams.com

the only interesting thing here is all the spam

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(or you can add me on facebook.)

all the content since 2001 is archived at my website anyway.

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Teaser #3

Jun. 14th, 2011 | 08:04 am

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Teaser #2

Jun. 11th, 2011 | 07:53 pm

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Jun. 10th, 2011 | 04:02 pm

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NYC Or Bust

Jun. 6th, 2011 | 08:47 am

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I made some flip through gifs for the portfolio pages

Jun. 5th, 2011 | 11:34 pm

You’ve probably noticed that the front page looks pretty crazy now. I like it.

I made some gif flip throughs to use as thumbnails for the books.

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Infinite Weekend

May. 24th, 2011 | 03:37 pm

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Chris New

May. 19th, 2011 | 10:43 pm

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Internet Tag Sale Find

May. 16th, 2011 | 05:04 pm

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Get Ready (Website Overhaul Coming Up)

May. 14th, 2011 | 03:02 pm

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Water And Rain

May. 14th, 2011 | 11:59 am

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Selling My Canon 100mm Macro f/2.8 Lens

May. 12th, 2011 | 03:06 pm

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155 DC Books Updated, Up To 1982

May. 8th, 2011 | 09:51 pm

Here’s another big DC update for you guys.

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What Now?

May. 2nd, 2011 | 11:43 am

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Rolleicord Protection

May. 2nd, 2011 | 09:26 am

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Watch This. Listen To This.

May. 1st, 2011 | 05:17 pm

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More Of Savannah’s Finest: KidSyc – “Fire”

May. 1st, 2011 | 10:00 am

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I’m just going to replace my artist bio with this

Apr. 27th, 2011 | 01:33 am

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Help Fund When You Leave The Earth – A Film By Jessica Nicole Collins

Apr. 25th, 2011 | 01:34 pm

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Nick Fury Changes, Creator Fixes, and Other Updates

Apr. 18th, 2011 | 02:30 pm

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend! We’ve got another wave of updates to share with you today, so let’s get started! First of all, I’ve streamlined the Nick Fury tags by deleting the “Fury” tag and limiting the “Sgt. Fury” tag to the following books: Fantastic Firsts Marvel Masterworks: Sgt. Fury [...]

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Uncle Gorby’s Corner Of Free Stuff: Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series

Feb. 21st, 2011 | 09:03 pm

Perhaps it should be obvious that Wolverine has been steadily gaining in popularity since his introduction, at least enough to headline this show!

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Back To The Future – Irina Werning

Feb. 15th, 2011 | 02:28 am

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Google Art Project

Feb. 2nd, 2011 | 01:24 am

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A Spider-Man Publication Timeline

Jan. 18th, 2011 | 12:53 am

I just found this while doing a little Spidey research. Matt Kuhns over at Modern Ideas created cool little visual timeline for the various Spider-Man publications over the ages. Kuhns posted “Spider-Man’s Tangled Publication-History Web” along with a bunch of fun (very nerdy) commentary, way back in October 2010. Not sure why it took me [...]

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A Few More Marvel Books

Jan. 17th, 2011 | 03:07 am

With the help of the list Marc sent me, I’ve been moving his placements into order and putting in the remaining Marvel books. I found a couple more on his list and then even more upcoming books on Amazon. Star Comics: All-Star Collection Vol. 1 Star Comics: All-Star Collection Vol. 2 Star Comics: All-Star Collection [...]

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Review: The Adventures of Tintin Vol. 1: Tintin in the Land of the Soviets / Tintin in the Congo

Jan. 16th, 2011 | 09:12 pm

Tintin is a young Belgian reporter who travels around the world on assignments. He reports back to the Belgian public on world matters and is always accompanied by his loyal dog Snowy.

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A Defense of Dots at Four Color Process

Jan. 16th, 2011 | 05:06 am

Four Color Process has posted a fantastic essay/manifesto titled In Defense of Dots: The Lost Art of Comic Books which contains the images I used to make the above animated gif. It’s a great article and should be of interest to many of you collectors. There is definitely an aesthetic draw to printing, paper stock, [...]

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Review: Switchblade Honey

Jan. 16th, 2011 | 12:37 am

There’s a bit of cleavage, some explosions, lots of anti-establishment, anti-authority dialogue, and a few nice space ship shots (okay, they’re mediocre), so it’s not a total loss. But then, I’m a sci-fi nut, so maybe that’s a little skewed.

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Giveaway: The Batman Chronicles Vol. 8

Jan. 15th, 2011 | 12:59 am

In this early volume the rogues gallery is in full effect. Batman and Robin are up against Catwoman, Joker, Penguin, Scarecrow, even lesser knows like Tweedledee and Tweedledum!

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246 More Marvel Books

Jan. 14th, 2011 | 06:07 am

Here’s the latest batch of Marvel database additions (still none live, but this is for those of you following along with my offline work.) Kumar started me on this track with the Punisher prestige books over at the CBR forums. Then I found Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications (A book I hope to find [...]

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The DC Comics Quick List Just Got Quicker

Jan. 13th, 2011 | 05:44 am

The DC Quick list now loads much faster and a link to each book’s placement has been added to database entries!

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Review: Jonah Hex: Counting Corpses

Jan. 11th, 2011 | 03:46 am

So did Jonah Hex: Counting Corpses break the mold? Not really. Perhaps the problem isn’t with the title, though. Jonah Hex is a comic in the classic fashion and it’s possible that it doesn’t work as well for reading habits developed alongside modern uber-arc epics.

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74 More Marvel Books, Giveaway Updated

Jan. 10th, 2011 | 07:34 pm

Sorry about the lateness of this week’s giveaway (for Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography). I’ll be contacting the winners for the previous ones tonight and announcing soon. The books will go out when I get a paycheck from work (just worked a 50 hour week! Here’s to not being broke forever!) Update Edit: All holiday [...]

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Giveaway: Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography

Jan. 8th, 2011 | 12:59 am

It’s an interesting one – an original story presented as an in-continuity investigation into the ruthless businessman Lex Luthor of the late 1980s.

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Forum Revamp, DC Comics Listing

Jan. 6th, 2011 | 11:19 am

While we were working on the Marvel List (unsorted) I got an idea for how to do a quick text DC List. So the complete DC Comics Collection List is now up! Well, complete until someone lets me know what I’m missing. And then it will be complete again! This list is actually dynamically generated. [...]

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Review Submission Tweaks, 154 Marvel Trade List Updates, 132 Transformers Books

Jan. 4th, 2011 | 05:32 pm

Dan mentioned (while submitting his upcoming review) that there didn’t seem to be feedback as to whether the submission went through. There was a small green box that shows up under the submission form with confirmation text, but it was showing up below the huge block of explanation/small print – making it easy to miss. [...]

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The New Year: 2010 Down. 2011? Let’s Do This #@%!

Jan. 1st, 2011 | 09:39 pm

Eff yeah guys. The year twenty-ten is over. We did it.
It certainly was an interesting one.

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Giveaway: Newuniversal: Everything Went White Hardcover

Jan. 1st, 2011 | 12:59 am

I wanted to pick something this week that tied into New Years a little bit.
This Newuniversal: Everything Went White hardcover sounds phonetically related, at least!

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WordPress Custom Taxonomy Image Headers, File_Exists Implemented!

Dec. 31st, 2010 | 02:59 pm

I finally got the image headers working properly.
Basically, I need an image there to be of the character/creator/series/edition/etc IF there is an image file in the specified folder.

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Review: Queen & Country Vol. 1: Operation Broken Ground

Dec. 25th, 2010 | 07:30 pm

Queen & Country delves into the world of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), or M16 as it is commonly known, the world of international security and espionage.

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Giveaway: 20 Copies of Batman: The Dark Knight Adventures

Dec. 25th, 2010 | 12:59 am

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! To celebrate, we’re giving away TWENTY COPIES of the trade collecting Harley Quinn’s first comic appearance!

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Last Chance to Enter The Holiday Giveaways!

Dec. 24th, 2010 | 01:39 pm

Hey all! Hope your holiday travels have found you safely with family or warmly at home. I’ve got a small stack of books with me and may do a review or two over the weekend, but I wanted to pop online for a second to remind you that tonight is the deadline for the Batman: [...]

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Review: Bone: One Volume Edition

Dec. 23rd, 2010 | 04:26 am

If I told you it was possible to purchase a single book collecting comics earning 10 Eisner Awards, 11 Harvey Awards, and a further 11 Eisner Award nominations, you might be excused for saying I was talking a lot of hot air. Okay, so I may have neglected to point out this is a mammoth 1344 paged monster, containing all 55+ issues of Jeff Smith’s Bone series.

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Review: The Sensational She-Hulk

Dec. 22nd, 2010 | 01:30 pm

I’m pretty sure that John Byrne wasn’t intending “usually superficial” when he wrote this Marvel Graphic Novel, but the “Sensational” She-Hulk here is a far cry from “Savage.”

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Congratulations to Josh, Linkage, Bat-Updates, Marvel Taxonomies, and Holiday Travels

Dec. 22nd, 2010 | 09:23 am

I’ve been holding off on this until I did a solid update post, so here it is – congratulations to Josh from West Monroe, LA (TRO user Jockman) who won the Justice League International trade giveaway. The book is already on its way! Right now, we’re still running the Batman: No Man’s Land giveaway and [...]

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Review: Booster Gold: 52 Pick-Up

Dec. 22nd, 2010 | 02:34 am

Following the events of 52, Rip Hunter tries to enlist the help of Booster Gold to close anomalies in the time stream.

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Win A Numbered Neal Adams Poster From Stan Lee’s Guardian Project!

Dec. 21st, 2010 | 09:26 pm

Stan Lee’s Guardian Project Retweet Giveaway Hey folks! Even though our huge Christmas Batman giveaway is still running, it looks like I’ve got even more holiday cheer to spread! The folks helping promote the legendary Stan Lee’s Guardian Project have given me permission to pick two winners to get a numbered Neal Adams Poster! It’s [...]

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Review: The Sensational She-Hulk

Dec. 21st, 2010 | 01:30 pm

I’m pretty sure that John Byrne wasn’t intending “usually superficial” when he wrote this Marvel Graphic Novel, but the “Sensational” She-Hulk here is a far cry from “Savage.”

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Review: Sandman Mystery Theatre Vol. 2: The Face and the Brute

Dec. 20th, 2010 | 06:31 am

Like many titles published under the mature reader imprint of DC Comics, Sandman Mystery Theatre is focused on tales of crime and horror. And while this book is not explicitly supernatural, there is a slight hint of mysticism in the air.

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Review: Sandman Mystery Theatre Vol. 1: The Tarantula

Dec. 18th, 2010 | 12:20 pm

Of the original roster of the world’s first superteam, only Justice Society of America member Wesley Dodds has held a contemporary ongoing of real length. The Tarantula, collects the first four issues of that series

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