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Two more books

I spent 4 hours on a bus back and forth to New York last week which gave me plenty of time to read.  Here are brief thoughts on two books I finished on that trip – numbers 25 and 26 for the year for those of you counting in the home audience. First, a relatively… Continue reading Two more books

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Low volume 1: The Delirium of Hope

When was the last time you read a comic book – or any book for that matter – that left you feeling better about your life and the world?  When have you read something that wasn’t just beautifully illustrated and grippingly told but that also brightened your outlook?  My 22nd read of 2016 did just… Continue reading Low volume 1: The Delirium of Hope

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Fury: My War Gone By

My 21st read for 2016 was another graphic novel, this time from Marvel’s Max line.  The book focuses on a character well known in both the comic book and cinematic universes: Nick Fury.  However this story presents a slightly different view in a slightly different ‘universe;’ here there is no SHIELD (Fury works with the… Continue reading Fury: My War Gone By

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Fear Agent – volume 1

Volume One of the library edition of Fear Agent by Rick Remender, Tony Moore, and Jerome Opena (my 14th book this year) contains three story arcs and some additional short stories filling in the world and character of Heath Huston.  Remender has created a wonderful character with this alcoholic, cynical, reckless and arrogant human thrown… Continue reading Fear Agent – volume 1