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Best Covers of 2013

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I'm sure that I'm missing some great comic book covers, but these are some of the best that I recall seeing throughout the year.  Feel free to leave a comment if you know of any that I missed!
























Best Superhero Comics of 2013

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It's that time of year again to look back at the best that the year has brought us.  Of course there are titles that I didn't get a chance to check out that may have been included if I had, but that's how it goes.  I can't read everything (sorry, Spectacular Spider-Man).  These are my ten favorite superhero comics from 2013, the top of which will also be featured on my forthcoming best comics of the year list.  This is purely my opinion, so obviously people will not agree with me on all of these titles, and that's cool.  Many lists I find out there certainly make me scratch my head.  Anyways, this is meant to point you toward enjoyable material that you may have missed this year, and I hope you enjoy it.  If you've read some superhero comics that you think others may enjoy as well, please feel free to mention them in the comments!!

1. Angel & Faith (Christos Gage & Rebekah Isaacs) - Buffy the Vampire Slayer was overshadowed during season nine by this con…

Best in Music 2013

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The following are my favorite songs and albums of 2013, another great year in music. For songs, I kept it to one song per artist to feature the most talent, and overall, it makes for one hell of a mixed CD if anyone's looking for some great tunes. I do tend to gravitate toward female singers, but there are some guys in there to mix it up. Enjoy!

10 Best Albums of 2013


1. "Water in a Whale" by Jillette Johnson - Jillette Johnson is an amazing talent.  She has a fantastic voice, which is showcased beautifully in songs like "Heathen," where she can really let it out.  But just as impressive as her powerful vocals is her songwriting.  She has very insightful, clever lyrics and composes stunning melodies.  And she's bold enough to have created a song such as "Cameron" for her debut album, about a transgendered person, bringing to question themes of identity.  Johnson shows a lot of different sides of herself in this CD, and even though it's he…