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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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The Sixth Gun vol 1: Cold Dead Fingers

I’m trying to post my mini book reviews a little faster these days so here are a few notes on the 43rd book I read this year. Written by Cullen Bunn with art by Brian Hurtt, the first volume of this graphic novel tells the story of Oliander Bedford Hume, a confederate general in the… Continue reading The Sixth Gun vol 1: Cold Dead Fingers

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The End of The World – two books

I wanted to share brief notes on two books I’ve finished recently (numbers 37 and 38 for those of you still counting).  Though there are many differences between the two both paint a somewhat bleak and dystopian vision of the world we live in – and both are well worth reading if you get the… Continue reading The End of The World – two books

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Deadly Class: Kids of the Black Hole

My 35th book of the year is a graphic novel by one of my favorite comic book authors, Rick Remender. Wesley Craig and Lee Loughridge carry the art in volume 2, which continues the story of Marcus and his classmates at Kings Dominion for the Deadly Arts, A private school for the children of assassins,… Continue reading Deadly Class: Kids of the Black Hole

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The Wicked + The Divine vol 3

In volume 3 of Kieron Gillen’s The Wicked + The Divine: Commercial Suicide, we delve into the back stories of several of the characters and begin to get some insight into the working of one particular member of the Pantheon. Before I say anything else let me say clearly SPOILERS.  In case you missed that… Continue reading The Wicked + The Divine vol 3