Augie makes some suggestions for "Secret Wars," looks at the many formats he's read the same book in, and shares his own Marvel rejection letter.
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.
This week, Augie reaches the last issue of Todd McFarlane's "Amazing Spdier-Man" run. Will things end with a bang... or a whimper?
Augie purges a thousand comics, realizing his massive disorganization, while listening to good comics podcasts. Plus, the McSpidey Chronicles' Penultimate Chapter!
Augie looks at "Chew" as it hits #45, finally catches up on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" season one and "All-Star Batman and Robin's" Wonder Woman debut.
Augie learns new coloring techniques in "Art of the Penguins of Madagascar," plus, the "All Star Batman and Robin" re-read gets to Black Canary's debut.
Augie has good things to say about the lighting in "Big Hero 6," a possible new trend at Image Comics, and more McFarlane Spider-Man!