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As Long As I Don’t Wear Tights or Spandex, Issue 10 — THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY

23 Feb

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba (Dark Horse / collected)

I was not the biggest My Chemical Romance fan, but I knew enough about them and liked enough of their music to note around 2007 the news that one of the band’s main talent, Gerard Way, was going to be writing a comic book. It’s not unusual to have celebrities writing comics, but in 99 out of 100 cases, it tends to be someone else doing the writing as a surrogate for said celebrity. But I was intrigued enough to pick up the first issue of that series, The Umbrella Academy, and by the end, I was hooked. By the end of its original mini-series run, I was all in to anything Umbrella Academy. Continue reading

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