An Epic Saga

Among current comic titles there are a handful that are acknowledged as classics in the making. Y: The Last Man, Monstress, The Walking Dead, though this last one possibly by sheer exposure and reputation more than the quality of the current story. One title that almost always comes up is…

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Redshirts: Better than an OASIS

Ready Player One has had a strange life in the world of pop-culture. The book came out to high acclaim, and developed a devoted following. However, since the release of the trailer for the film adaptation there has been a huge backlash on the title. In fact, there’s been suspiciously…

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The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas

Vince Guaraldi and Wham are playing overhead everywhere, snow is abundant in decor and meager in weather, and microagressions are flying. That must mean it’s December and therefore the Christmas season! When this time of year rolls around I like to pull out an old favorite book. It is a…

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Return to Themyscira: Herland

Wonder Woman landed on digital download yesterday, and comes out on DVD Blu-ray on September 19th. Since its theatrical release I have heard a number of my female friends voice interest in movie to Themyscira, with countless more mentions online. And who could blame them? Between the all-women population, the…

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Crosswinds # 1

Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series! A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect.…

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Revival: A Rural Noir

I’ve been getting back into comics in a big way, and I’ve spent the past few weeks mainlining Revival: A Rural Noir. It’s a book from Image that finished its run in February with issue #47. It’s written by Tim Seeley and the art is by Mike Norton. The plot…

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Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter – polite, quiet, and always dressed as a princess. If her mother…

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I have always loved ebooks

I’m sitting outside and the weather is great. Warm air, a bit on the windy side of breezy, but sunny enough that it’s still lovely. The most annoying thing at the moment is that my lunch keeps scooting across the table because of the wind, and there’s an occasional bee…

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