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A roundup of end-of-the-year (and decade) pieces

• Matthew Price, features editor and comics blogger for The Oklahoman, declares Y: The Last Man, by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, the best periodical comic book of the decade. Other titles in his Top 10 include Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan's Demo and Greg Rucka & Co.'s Queen and Country.

• At iFanboy, Josh Flanagan selects his best comics of the decade, including Ed Brubaker, Steve Epting & Co.'s Captain America and Darwyn Cooke's DC: The New Frontier.

• Tom Spurgeon talks with Dan Nadel about Boys as a comic emblematic of the past decade.

• Heidi MacDonald continues her year-end survey of industry professional.

• Matt Blind counts down his Top 10 industry distractions of 2009, from the financial struggles of the Borders chain to movements in the digital arenas to Disney's purchase of Marvel.

• Lori Henderson examines the past decade in manga.

• At the Forbidden Planet International blog, reviewer/podcaster Chris Marshall runs down his favorite comics of 2009.

• Chad Nevett looks at titles that were on his Top 10 list last year but didn't make the cut this time around.

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