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alan moore and bill sienkiewicz's big numbers cover image

Wizard #14: Alan Moore

Alan Moore, Big Numbers, From Hell, Lost Girls, glaring typos, and flatulence...all in my revisit of "Palmer's Picks" from 1992.
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al feldstein's cover of ec comics' tales from the crypt #22

Wizard #11 & #12: EC Comics

Back in the summer of 1992, I devoted two "Palmer's Picks" columns to EC Comics. Now you can relive the whole experience in one handy blog post!
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art spiegelman's iconic cover of raw magazine #1

Wizard #10: Anthologies

Anthology comics Raw, Taboo and Drawn & Quarterly get the spotlight in this reexamination of my fourth "Palmer's Picks" column.
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doug gray's eye of mongombo with a duck attacked by a gang of mimes

Wizard #8: Humor Comics

A look back at my very serious examination of some seriously funny cartoonists like Peter Bagge, Drew Friedman, Doug Gray, and more.
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dave sim's cerebus wielding a hammer standing on a crumbled statue of superman

Wizard #7: Dave Sim

I tackle the controversial Cerebus and its equally contentious creator Dave Sim as I reexamine the second installment of "Palmer's Picks" from 1992.
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morpheus from the cover of neil gaiman's sandman #1 by dave mckean

Wizard #6: Neil Gaiman

Revisiting the very first "Palmer's Picks" column from Wizard Magazine and my essay about Neil Gaiman's iconic Sandman series.
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tom palmer jr from palmer's picks the alternative indy comics column from wizard the guide to comics

What is “Palmer’s Picks”?

The return of "Palmer's Picks!" The old alternative/indy comics column from Wizard is back with a brief history of how it all began and a mission statement.
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