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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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Sex Criminals volume 1: One Weird Trick

My 36th book for the year is one I couldn’t find images to tweet about and even had trouble grabbing a featured image for to top this blog post.  That’s because the book – volume one of Sex Criminals written by Matt Fraction with art by Chip Zdarsky – is a ridiculously funny, raunchy, frequently… Continue reading Sex Criminals volume 1: One Weird Trick

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The Wicked + The Divine vol 2: Fandemonium

For my 31st read of the year I came back for more of the comic book phenomenon known as The Wicked + The Divine, and in volume two I must say writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jamie McKelvie (along with colorist Matt Wilson and letterer Clayton Cowles) have done it again only more so.  Volume… Continue reading The Wicked + The Divine vol 2: Fandemonium

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Usagi Yojimbo – Book 2: Samurai

Stan Lee calls Stan Sakai’s stories of Usagi, “one of the most original, innovative, well executed comics books anywhere,” and I can understand why.  The book I read (my 29th for the year) tells the story of a young rabbit (all the characters in the series are anthropomorphized animals) who studies to become a samurai… Continue reading Usagi Yojimbo – Book 2: Samurai