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“Read a Damn Book – 121: The Fantastic Four – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

I just learned this morning of the passing of Stan Lee, one of the masterminds behind the Mighty Marvel line of comics—and subsequently one of the most influential comics creators in the world, whose influence on pop-culture would be difficult … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 120: Ghost Stories”

Here’s a book I found in a “closeout” bin at I Like Comics in Vancouver, Washington, USA. Marilee Hord & Lynn Adair (eds.) and others – Ghost Stories (1995) There once was a time when Dark Horse Comics (famous for … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 119: Museum of Terror – Tomie 1”

It’s officially Halloween season, so I thought it was time to review one of my favorite horror comics of all time! Junji Ito’s Museum of Terror!!! Junji Ito – Museum of Terror – Tomie 1 (2002 / 2006) [Trans. Naomi … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 118: From Hell”

And here we have another LOOOONG book, this time a graphic novel, which is more than 550 pages in length—and in addition to the nearly 500 comic book style pages, there are also around 50 pages of notes from the … Continue reading

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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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