Dex

Dex

Name: Dexter Roberts

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Got to say that I like this issue as much as the first as the book does what it says…

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August 17, 2010 5:12 pm

Dr. Lamb spoke on the Guardian UK science blog: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/audio/2010/aug/16/science-weekly-podcast-smart-swarm-superheroes it at about 27:20 min in.

 Listening to her doesn't make it less stupid. She obviously had a problem with Tony Stark and superhero coloring books!

 

December 18, 2009 6:26 am POW for me. Has plenty of little hints for those who have been reading from the start but also works as a stand alone issue. 
December 15, 2009 11:27 am I usually take a list with my when I go to the shop but I also experience temporary blidness. Thanks for sharing this as I usually blame this on buying my comics on my lunch break when I'm short on browsing time. That said, as mentioned above, my weekly hunt would be made easier if the shop had a list of stuff that was sold out, indies they didn't order or NRDF (Not Received due to Diamond Fuck-up). Variant covers don't help as the one DC put up on the website arn't allways the ones that they put out on the normal issue. And don't get me started on the people who can't put things back where they found them.
November 19, 2009 10:45 am I always wanted to know how Captain America manages to wear the shield on is back. Are the straps elastic?
November 19, 2009 9:51 am

After listening to the murumur podcast and checking out the Nano site I decided to give it a go a couple of days after it started. So far so good and I'm halfway there. I knew it was going to be hard given that I haven’t written anything longer than 5000 words in my life and the last bit of creative writing I did was two pages in high school (which is obviously the basis of my novel).

I have no ambitions as a creative writer but most jobs with any substance require you to be able to produce written pieces against a deadline. This is, in my view, good training for that. It has also helped me unclutter my mind by putting to paper story ideas I have swimming in my head. All I need to do know is slit that creative vein and pour the blood sweat and tears on paper and see what happens.

In my humble opinion, good writers are those that can communicate clearly in whatever medium, whether it's ideas, emotions, facts or even a recipe. Having a novel published or other is irrelevant.

 

May 22, 2009 11:23 pm Well sent mine in! Off to bed now...
April 19, 2009 7:37 pm The is the book that kept me into comics and introduced me to Vertigo. I'm sad to see it go. Vic was right it could only end in tears.
April 19, 2009 7:30 pm My vote is for Locke and Key. It feels as if Hill and Rodriguez have been working together forever and they combine expertly to tell a great story. The cartoony style betrays a book that convey real emotion and chilling darkness. You instantly connect with the characters and feel for them when the bad shit happens (and it inveriably does).
April 3, 2009 12:44 pm Nice pick Conor. I have to admit that I was also sucker punched by Marcos as I had not intentions of straying from my pull list this week but I couldn't pass this one up. What I like most about this cover is the composition and the fact that it looks as if Cap is about to punch Hitler on the nose.