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Giant Days volume 1

Breaks from work are often a great time for me to read a bunch of comic books and graphic novels and this week has been no exception. Today I finished another book, my 49th for the year, entitled Giant Days by John Allison. This is a book I gave my daughter for Christmas (actually, this… Continue reading Giant Days volume 1

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Two more graphic novels

As the year winds down here are two more quick notes about graphic novels I read this past week – books 47 and 48 for the year. The first is volume 2 of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s hilariously inappropriate Sex Criminals, subtitled Two Worlds One Cop. While the story remains consistently funny with few… Continue reading Two more graphic novels

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The Sixth Gun vol 2: Crossroads

My 46th book for the year is the second volume in Cullen Bunn’s outstanding horror western graphic novel The Sixth Gun. With art and lettering from Brian Hurtt and colors by Bill Crabtree this volume continues the tale of six mythical weapons that can bring about the end of the world. The second volume of… Continue reading The Sixth Gun vol 2: Crossroads

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Don’t drop the ball

In the midst of a very busy time I’m reminded of some of the core responsibilities of Product Owners at my firm (where the role straddles some typical duties of a product manager and a scrum master). Here are quick notes on what is surfacing: Know the details. As a product owner it is important… Continue reading Don’t drop the ball