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“Read a Damn Book – 106: Deadly Class Volume 1: Reagan Youth”

Here’s an interesting case of old folks listening to “the kids.” I hadn’t heard of this book until my older daughter and her husband suggested that I read it, and I was thinking, “I don’t recognize the author, looks kind … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 105: Ranma ½ Volume 4”

Rumiko Takahashi – Ranma ½ Volume 4 (1988/2003) I know I JUST reviewed a Ranma book, but Takahashi is so much fun, I wanted to read another one! Plus, I read Vol. 4 BEFORE I read Vol. 3 because I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 104: Ranma ½ Volume 3”

When I’m down and just not feeling SUPER, there are a few things that I can do to pick myself up: listen to Adam & The Ants; watch an old 80’s comedy, like Ghostbusters or Top Secret; or I can … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 103: The Defenders – Marvel Masterworks Volume 2”

Back in February of this year (2018), I reviewed the first volume of The Defenders – Marvel Masterworks, and I have finally acquired enough dough to get volume two! And, DANG! It was fun enough that I read it TWICE … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 099: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Ultimate Collection, Volume 1”

When I was a youngster (somewhere around 11 or 12), I used to go to this little comic shop in Longview, Washington, called Vista Comics. At one point, I spotted a cool looking book on the wall with a two-color … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 097: Star Brand Volume 2”

My last review was for the first Star Brand collection, written by Jim Shooter and penciled by John Romita Jr., and the series was the “flagship” title for Marvel’s attempted “New Universe” set in OUR reality—a world without magic or … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 096: Star Brand”

When I was about 14 years old, and Marvel Comics was about to turn 50, the folks at the Mighty Marvel Bullpen decided to REVOLUTIONIZE comics and start an entire “New Universe,” set not in some cartoony, fantasy world, but … Continue reading

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