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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 – 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 – 071: The Defenders – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

I’m still making my way through the digital comics I bought just after Christmas, and this time around I read the first Marvel Masterworks collection of The Defenders. (Twice!) I discovered The Defenders back in the mid-1980s at a 4th … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 067: X-Force – New Beginnings”

Peter Milligan and Mike Allred – X-Force – New Beginnings (2017) It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Mike Allred. (I’ve already reviewed a Madman collection by Allred, as well as a collection of stories from The Atomics, written … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 066: The Inhumans – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

When I was 8 or 9 years old, a guy moved in across the street from us, and he had a bunch of comic books that he would sell to the neighborhood kids for 25 cents a book. (Yes, I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 062: Giant-Size X-Men (40th Anniversary Edition)”

Back in 1984, I bought my first X-Men comic for 60 cents from Olympic Drug in Longview, WA. (Uncanny X-Men #187—I don’t have the book anymore, but found an image of it online after a quick search.) The comic had … Continue reading

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