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“Read a Damn Book – 089: Kingdom Come”

I’ve been on a bit of a superhero kick lately (you might have noticed), but there’s one somewhat classic story that I’d never read—UNTIL NOW! I mentioned to my friend (and frequent P.E.W. contributor), Michael King, that I’d never read … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 088: Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom Volume One”

In light of our current political atmosphere, I thought it would be a good idea to look at a good, old fashioned, nuclear hero… I give you: DOCTOR SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM!!! Paul S. Newman, Bob Fujitani, Frank Bolle, … Continue reading

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“99 Ways to Die (and Other Party Tricks)” by The Future Primitives

Way, way back in 2011, I was having a bit of a creative crisis. I seemed unable to FINISH a damn story. I would start countless novels, short stories, plays… I’d start these things, but before I’d gotten much beyond … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 087: The Strange Case of Edward Gorey”

It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE Edward Gorey fan, and I have already reviewed two books written by Gorey (The Gashlycrumb Tinies and Amphigorey) and one book written by somebody else but illustrated by Gorey (The King Who Saved … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 086: Last of the Independents”

Here is a weird little book that I’d never heard of until it was given to me by a friend, Mr. John O’Brien. It was written by Matt Fraction, who is a well-known comic writer, NOW, but this is a … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 085: Promethea – Book 1”

Alan Moore, J.H. Williams III, Mick Gray, and others – Promethea – Book 1 (2000) Alan Moore, who I’ve written about in previous reviews (Watchmen, in particular, but he comes up in JMR Higgs’ book about The KLF, as well), … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 084: Faust”

I thought it was a bit odd when I was looking for a publication date for the version of Faust that I just read and couldn’t find one. I did some research and discovered that Goethe actually released several different … Continue reading

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