KC’s Westfield Columns (2012)

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December 2012: Where do you read comics?

A brief history of Captain Marvel and the Shazam! series

Comics coming in February 2013

November 2012: Fantastic Four #511, a touching story by Mark Waid, the much-missed Mike Wieringo, and Karl Kesel

Continuity — its definition, canon, and which comics matter in a shared universe

Comics coming in January 2013

October 2012: Funny superhero comics: Not Brand Echh, The Inferior Five, and Angel and the Ape

Searching for Scrooge McDuck

Comics coming in December 2012

September 2012: Spider-Man’s 50th Anniversary

Moving and digital comics

Comics coming in November 2012

August 2012: Moving a comic collection

The American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s (1960-1964)

Comics coming in October 2012

July 2012: Comics coming in September 2012: Part One and Part Two

June 2012: HeroesCon’s 30th Anniversary

Zero Month, 1994

Comics coming in August 2012

May 2012: Avengers vs. X-Men crossover

Fun in The Avengers movie

Comics coming in July 2012

April 2012: Collecting non-superhero and other esoteric titles

Comics coming in June 2012

March 2012: Dan and Josie DeCarlo

How to make a story memorable

Comics coming in May 2012

February 2012: Marvel Two-In-One #51, the first appearance of the Super-Hero Floating Poker Game

KC recommends Amazing Spider-Man issues #678 and 679

Comics coming in April 2012

January 2012: Reading comics when you’re sick

Catching up on the X-Men

Comics coming in March 2012