There are not many authors that I like enough that I would read a romantic comedy.
Jeff Strand is one of the rare breed that I would follow anywhere, though.
So when I found out that his latest, KUMQUAT, is, at heart, a romantic comedy, I decided that he'd built up enough goodwill with me that I could suck it up, take one for the team, and give it a shot....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
I'm clearly out of the Turtles continuity loop, because this collection references characters and plot devices that I was totally clueless about.
That said, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: TURTLES IN TIME was a real blast to read.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
I'm doing a massive read-through of Marvel's THE AVENGERS, from around issue #150-300, and this is one of the "collateral damage" books- Books that were sitting in my stacks, and got incorporated into the AVENGERS marathon due to a shared story or two. ESSENTIAL WARLOCK, VOLUME 1 got included due to AVENGERS ANNUAL #7, which featured part one of the conclusion of Jim Starlin's epic Thanos Saga.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Sunday, November 9, 2014
"Was that a work of genius, and I'm retarded...? Or was that a bunch of crap, and I'm still as smart as I always was?"
Scott Snyder's THE WAKE is one of those books, and I'm leaning toward the second option.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
When you've just rebooted your comic-book universe, do you really need to launch a line of graphic novels that reboots your universe and characters yet again...? This is the conundrum that DC poses with their superfluous "Earth One" graphic novel line.