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Around the Tubes


It’s a new week! We’ve got lots of news and reviews coming as we focus in on the end of the year and holidays. While you think about all of that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

How to Love Comics – IKEA Comic Book Storage Solutions [2020 Catalog Edition] – Some good solutions here.

Newsarama – CW Orders Nine More Batwoman Episodes For Season One – Cool.


Austin Chronicle – The Hard Tomorrow
Talking Comics –
Marauders #1
Austin Chronicle –
The River at Night

My Tatooine Flower Pot

I like to spice up my flower pots with small interesting items. One I have a gnome looking over the edge at the other pots, another has a small bear (the gnome is looking at it as Colbert has taught us bears are threats) and another has a lady bug. This weekend I was inspired by a cactus I picked up at Ikea to go geeky with the latest scene, building a Star Wars landscape featuring Tatooine.

The scene depicts C-3PO and R2D2 making their escape as Sandtroopers check out the crash site of their escape pod. The parts were simple, a Lego set, some sand and some rocks. The final items I’m still searching for, two watering globes, one red and one yellow to represent the twin suns.

And the in-progress shots: