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“Read a Damn Book – 116: Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him!”

Wostok & Grabowski – Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! (1998) Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! is a cool book. It was released in 1998 by Slab-o-Concrete Publications and was created by Serbian comics creators, … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 114: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”

Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, and Lynn Varley – Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986 / 2002) It’s one of the most famous comic series of all time. Along with Watchmen, and characters like Punisher and Wolverine, The Dark Knight Returns … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 109: Mister Miracle”

Jack Kirby, one of the true geniuses of comics, created or helped to create some of the most important and fondly remembered superhero characters in the world: Captain America, Inhumans, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Avengers, Hulk, Black Panther, Nick Fury, Marvel’s … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 108: Bleach Volume 1”

I can’t remember where I first ran into Bleach, but I THINK it was in the pages of Shonen Jump, a manga anthology magazine that I used to subscribe to. Bleach was fairly popular at one time. I remember seeing … Continue reading

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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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