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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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“Read a Damn Book – 095: Grey Moon”

I think it’s high time that we check in with my favorite online entertainment empire. Let’s all take a deep breath and head back to Little Fears! Peter Edwards – Grey Moon (2017) Grey Moon is the FIFTH collected Little … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 094: Doom Patrol: Crawling from the Wreckage”

When it comes to trippy comics, I’ve only read a few that can compare to Grant Morrison’s tenure on Doom Patrol. It’s time to get FREAKY! Grant Morrison, Richard Case, and others – Doom Patrol: Crawling from the Wreckage (1992) … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 092: Widdershins”

Time for some classic spooky stories! Oliver Onions – Widdershins (1911) Oliver Onions was a prolific British novelist and short story writer who put his hand to a number of different genres and styles, but DAMN! when he did ghost … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 091: Aleister Crowley – The Biography”

Anyone interested in magic and occultism (even us skeptics—perhaps ESPECIALLY us skeptics) eventually has to reckon with one figure, the man who called himself “The Beast 666,” called by some the wickedest man in the world, Aleister Crowley… Tobias Churton … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 090: Shade, The Changing Man – The American Scream”

Back in January, I reviewed Peter Milligan and Mike Allred’s X-Force – New Beginnings collection, and in that review, I mentioned that I was a fan of Milligan from a book called Shade, The Changing Man. Well, now it’s time … Continue reading

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