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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 – 087: The Strange Case of Edward Gorey”

It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE Edward Gorey fan, and I have already reviewed two books written by Gorey (The Gashlycrumb Tinies and Amphigorey) and one book written by somebody else but illustrated by Gorey (The King Who Saved … 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 – 084: Faust”

I thought it was a bit odd when I was looking for a publication date for the version of Faust that I just read and couldn’t find one. I did some research and discovered that Goethe actually released several different … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 083: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

My wife was listening to a Bill Maher video clip this afternoon in which he was talking about the current U.S. political horrors, and part of what he was complaining about was that people in this country don’t read books … Continue reading

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