Augie De Blieck Jr.
One of the longest-tenured online comic book critics, Augie De Blieck Jr. wrote 1,000 Pipeline columns for Comic Book Resources, from 1997 to 2016. In Pipeline, Augie provides commentary and criticism on a wide variety of comics past and present, with a strong focus on European works (specifically Franco-Belgian). Past columns covered a wide array of topics including "Four Rules for Happier Comic Book Reading," "The Return of Speculators and the Rise of Tumblr," "Comic Storytelling and Artistic Journeys" and "The Perils of Being a Non-Comic Book-Loving Lawyer," among many more. One of the site's most prolific contributors, Augie also served as reviews editor during his time at CBR. His latest comic book criticism can currently be found at PipelineComics.com.
Articles by Augie De Blieck Jr.
It was the opposite of a slow news week, so Augie covers the highlights, including DC's hiring and retention practices, Marvel's Marvelman (lack of) plans, Quantum and Woody's return and more.
Augie wonders if last week's comic site outages portend a future of DRM-free comics. Also, Sean Wang's "Runners" makes a return via Kickstarter, and the end result is even better than the first book.
Augie dishes out career advice to comic creators, shares his plan for when he runs DC, discusses the topic of streaming conventions and purges nearly a thousand comics from his collection.