Augie revisits then up-and-coming artist S. Clarke Hawbaker's brief, bright run on "Nomad," Marvel's superhero answer to "Lone Wolf and Cub."
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.
Remember that time Travis Charest drew "Wildcats?" Augie re-acquainted himself with those issues and reports back on how they hold up.
With a creative roster of Joe Casey, Brian Holguin and Ed McGuinness, the late-nineties Wildstorm series couldn't help but be good!
Augie liked "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," and continues to enjoy "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD." Plus, more of Todd McFarlane's Spider-Man pencil work!
Augie finishes up his epic re-read of "All Star Batman," and looks at what might have been.
Augie unearths copies of some of Todd McFarlane's original "Amazing Spider-Man" pencils, revisits the week in movie trailers and more!
Augie catches up with Christie's recent auction of Franco-Belgian comic art, then explains why he turned to French comics when learning to draw hands.
Augie compares Valiant's movie deal to Marvel and CrossGen's, finds a "Lone Wolf and Cub" magic trick video, and goes deep into the Joker issue of "All Star Batman."
Augie shares his thoughts on DC's upcoming relaunch as well as the big Spider-Man movie news. Also, the epic reread of "All Star Batman and Robin" returns!