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Wizard #42: Very Vicky

Self-published '90s comic Very Vicky was profiled in "Palmer's Picks" along with its creators Jana Christy and John Mitchell.
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Wizard: How To Collect Comics

And now for something completely different...an unpublished article about indy comics written for a specialty magazine co-produced by Wizard and Toys R Us.
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larry marder's tales of the beanworld comic book cover

Wizard #22: Larry Marder

Larry Marder's Tales of the Beanworld is a most peculiar comic book experience, but my "Palmer's Picks" about it had a decidedly peculiar opening line.
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scott mccloud's destroy comic book cover

Wizard #20: Scott McCloud

I profiled Underrstanding Comics author Scott McCloud before his landmark book. Delve into his early work with a revisit of my original "Palmer's Picks."
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cover of the first trade paperback of art speigelman's maus a survivor's tale from raw magazine

Wizard #17: Christmas 1992

Take a look back at what might be the weirdest Christmas list ever assembled: Maus, Bone, Skin, Madman, and more in "Palmer's Picks" from winter 1992.
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martin wagner's hepcats comic book cover

Wizard #16: Martin Wagner

Troubled self-publisher Martin Wagner, and his comic Hepcats, was the focus of my tenth "Palmer's Picks" column. Where did it all go wrong?
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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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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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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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