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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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“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 – 082: Something Under the Bed is Drooling”

My very first “Read a Damn Book” review was Bill Watterson’s Scientific Progress Goes ‘Boink,’ back in February of 2017, and I haven’t reviewed a Calvin and Hobbes book since then. Criminal. Time to fix that horrible imbalance. Bill Watterson … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 081: Buffy the Vampire Slayer – The Long Way Home”

It’s no secret that my wife and I are huge fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. We have all seven seasons of the show, and once every year or two, we take the discs out and we binge watch the … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 080: The Sandman – Preludes & Nocturnes”

Back in 1990 or 1991, I picked up a stray issue of a book called The Sandman off a comic shop shelf. It was issue #18, and the book had a cool painted cover in this scratchy, Halloweeny style, with … Continue reading

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