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R.I.P. COMICKS

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R.I.P. Comicks is an anthology of 6-page comics.

Art was created by “Artificial Intelligence,” specifically the Midjourney system. For those curious about that fact, I prepared a brief Production Note which you can find HERE.

New episodes will be released on a Weekly Basis, usually on Mondays.

4: “SCENES FROM A SPY MOVIE”

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R.I.P. Comicks #18 — “SCENES FROM A SPY MOVIE: FOREVER IS A VERB” (11/7/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #19 — “SCENES FROM A SPY MOVIE: DIAMONDS UNTIL YOU DIE” (11/14/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #20 — “SCENES FROM A SPY MOVIE: DIE YOURSELF DEAD” (11/21/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #21 — “SCENES FROM A SPY MOVIE: HIS MAJESTY’S COBRA HEART(11/28/2022)

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3: THE CRIME COMICS

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R.I.P. Comicks #13 — “FAN FICTION” (10/3/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #14 — “YOU ALWAYS RUN AWAY” (10/10/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #15 — “THE PARK JOB” (10/17/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #16 — “BET ON VICE, GAMBLE ON SIN” (10/24/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #17 — “DEATH GREETS THE WICKED” (10/31/22)

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2: THE SCIENCE FICTION COMICS

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R.I.P. Comicks #7 — “THE LAST GOODBYE” (8/29/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #8 — “DEATHRAY DESTINY” (9/9/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #9 — “EVENTS OF THE FUTURE AND THEN HOW THEY’LL BE REPORTED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES” (9/9/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #10 — “THE TRUE CRIMES OF CYBORG ASSASSINS” (9/12/22)

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R.I.P. COMICKS #11 — “THE FOREVER CONDITION” (9/19/2022)

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R.I.P. COMICKS #12 — “THE CRANIUM NUNS” (9/26/2022)

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1: THE HORROR COMICS

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R.I.P. Comicks #1 — “THEY WILL INHERIT HELL” (8/1/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #2 — “THE PARTY AND ITS GUESTS” (8/1/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #3 — “THE HOSPITAL HUNTERS” (8/8/2022)

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R.I.P. Comicks #4 — “THE LEASE” (8/15/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #5 — “DON’T WAKE THE BABY” (8/22/22)

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R.I.P. Comicks #6 — “NEED MORE ROAD” (8/22/22)

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RECOMMENDATIONS

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IF LOOKING FOR A DIFFERENT “CRIME FICTION” EXPERIENCE, YOU MIGHT PREFER:

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  • TELEVISION: the Wikipedia episode guide for just about any television detective show or syndicated “action” show. Season 2 of crime/romance-classic JUSTIFIED. Roald Dahl and William Fay’s Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode “The Man from the South.”
  • MOVIES: Greg Mottola’s Confess, Fletch. Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun. Alex and Benjamin Brewer’s The Trust. John Michael Mcdonagh’s The Guard. Michael Ritchie’s Prime Cut.
  • PROSE: Megan Abbott’s Dare Me. Sara Gran’s Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead. Donald Westlake’s Trust Me on This. Ellen Raskin’s The Westing Game. Raymond Chandler’s The Little Sister.
  • NON-FICTION: The November 4, 2013 Los Angeles Times story Tomahawk-throwing Champion Chases Burglar from Home with Ax and the November 5, 2013 follow-up article Tomahawk-thrower who chased thief from home: “I hit what I aim for.” Paul Schrader’s Notes on Film Noir. Quentin Tarantino discussing Pauline Kael’s review of Band of Outsiders.
  • POETRY: Weldon Kees’s “Crime Club.” The Bomb Magazine excerpt “16 Poems by Roberto Bolaño.”
  • SONGS: Bobby Pickett’s “The Monster Mash.”
  • OTHER: When the officer tries to fly like Superman in this video. This LA Times Headline.

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IF LOOKING FOR A DIFFERENT SCIENCE FICTION EXPERIENCE, YOU MIGHT PREFER SOMETHING ELSE:

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IF LOOKING FOR A DIFFERENT HORROR EXPERIENCE, YOU MIGHT PREFER SOMETHING ELSE:

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  • TELEVISION: Robert & Michelle King’s Evil (Paramount+). M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant (Apple+).
  • MOVIES: Oz Perkins’s The Blackcoat’s Daughter. Ana Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home at Night. Aneesh Chaganty’s Run. Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s You’re Next.
  • PROSE: Kelly Link’s short story “I Can See Right Through You.” Julia Armfield’s “Stop Your Women’s Ears with Wax” (not online, though her story “Scream Queen” is). Grady Hendrix’s Paperbacks from Hell (nonfiction). Marisha Pessl’s Night Film.
  • POETRY: Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s Miss You. Would Like to Take a Walk With You.
  • SONGS: Bobby Pickett’s “The Monster Mash.”
  • OTHER: I haven’t gone to Toronto’s brand-new Little Ghosts horror-specialty bookstore because I don’t live in Toronto. But I greatly enjoy their online presence— I just find their enthusiasm quite infectious. And I just think specialty bookstores are especially lovable places in the world, generally, whatever the genre or specialty may be.