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Anybody who’s spent enough time with Harvey Pekar to put together a book-length collection of interviews is clearly a guy who knows his stuff about comics, and the great thing about Mike Rhode’s blog, ComicsDC (comicsdc.blogspot.com), is that he radiates pure enthusiasm for the form without any distancing, get-out-of-our-clubhouse fanboy geekiness. Rhode covers the comics world in general, but he specializes in uncovering local gems—Tom Toles videos buried deep in the Post site, news about readings, and interviews with artists. If something remotely comic-related happens in this town, Rhode is on the case.