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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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“Spook Show 2018 – 10: Ghoulies” by Richard F. Yates

So, Ghoulies… Let’s just get this part out of the way: GHOULIES is a BAD movie. It’s silly and poorly acted and absurd and juvenile—but it’s a pretty entertaining bad movie, if you can look at it from the right … 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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“Spook Show 2018 – 09: The Devil Rides Out” by Richard F. Yates

Finally! I’m getting around to reviewing an ACTUAL Hammer Film! Hammer is a notorious, and justifiably loved, British film company that produced many different types of movies, but they seem to be most remembered for their horror classics, which made … 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 – 117: Needful Things” by Richard F. Yates

Wow… 736 pages… I am a slow reader, so when I take on a project like this, a book that I know is going to take me a while to get through, I have to mean it. I like Stephen … Continue reading

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