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The Haul – March 16th, 2016

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Welcome back to this week’s books at The Weekly Haul!  A quick little comic shop story — when I usually go to pick up my books, I’m welcomed by an empty store, just me and the owner.  Granted, I tend to go late right before they close (thanks to my long commute), but it’s been a while since I’ve been at the shop with other customers.  Point being: I don’t know how to compare my amount of weekly comic purchases with other comic readers.  I’ve always thought that I spend too much on books, especially since I’m usually angry with around half of the comics I read.  This week, though, there was another guy in the shop.  His total: $150 worth of comics from this week’s new releases alone.

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What are all of you spending weekly on average?   Let me know in the comments.

And one more thing — a big congratulations to Batman fan and supporter of the site, Matt, on his wedding!

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Now here we go… To The Haul!

The Weekly Haul – October 8th, 2014

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With Halloween approaching, the annual “Be Undecided About Our Costumes Until My Head Explodes” festivities have begun!  The Boy has ran through a thousand ideas — Leonardo from the TMNT, Superman, Julius Junior, a Skylander (note: he has NO idea what a Skylander is, but he says that he saw it on a commercial and it looked “so cool”), a skeleton — I’m thinking he’s going to go as That Kid Who’s Father Is In The Mental Institution From Halloween Costume Indecisiveness.

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Don’t ask me such insane, unanswerable questions — there is no reason why not.  A free pterodactyl is always a welcome thing!
I’ve been also trying to plan his 5th birthday party in the meantime — The Boy’s birthday is the day after Halloween.  He wants a dinosaur-themed party, so I’ve been hunting down small dinos for decorations.  Not sure what I’m going to do with them yet, but I’m hoping for a great idea…  I got this awesome surprise in a package of toys that I ordered — I’m taking it as a sign.

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Pardon the blurriness of the photo – I was being attacked by snakes while riding a mine cart and having my heart pulled out of my chest.

And, lastly before we get into things, I got another addition to my “doctor” commissioned art collection — this AMAZING piece by James Stayte of Doctor and Professor Jones!  See?  Sons are MADE to drive their fathers crazy!!!

To The Haul!