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In which Death’s Head gets around universes; AIM fails to recognize closed narrative loops; we need more huscarls in comics; time travel occasionally solves the problems it creates; and we bid a fond farewell (for now) to Al Kennedy.
- Death’s Head
- Death’s Head II #1-4
- Marvel UK
- Death’s Head I
- The far future of 2020
- Dr. Evelyn Necker
- How to dress for time travel
- Reed Richards’s mother’s name
- Robin Hood of Future Past
- Heavily armed nuns
- The Lord High Protector
- Baron Strucker V
- A large number of deaths
- A deft solution to a complex problem
- Essential Marvel UK
- Marvel UK vs. Marvel US
In which Frank Punisher is not a role model; Carl the X-Cutioner is not very good at secret identities; Miles tries his hand at poetry; and everything’s funny with a sidecar.
- Frank Punisher and his cultural context
- Punisher #12-16
- Carl the X-Cutioner
- The New Mutant Liberation Front and several members thereof
- William Connover (again)
- Agynt Kymberly Taylor
- Optimal sidecar use
- Simon Trask
- What it’s like to kiss Frank Punisher
- Poor management technique
- How we choose what to reveal when
- The timeline where Magik is textually queer
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