Category Archives: books

On ESSEX COUNTY & Canada Reads

Picking up steam and recognition has been Jeff Lemire’s epically beautiful comic series Essex County and it’s climb up the ranks of rating as a potential winner of the Canada Reads literary debate, which was aimed at essentially picking THE … Continue reading

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The Best of 2010

I initially wasn’t going to do a best of 2010 list or top 10 of 2010 list this year. I don’t regularly stay up-to-date with media every year, sometimes when I get into stuff it’s catch-up or just older stuff … Continue reading

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Random Comic Review – “Awakening” vol. 1

They say don’t believe the hype. I myself am probably irrationally anti-hype. Seriously, it took me forever to see “The Dark Knight” because no one would shut up about it.  And yet, the hype around this book was pretty unique … Continue reading

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A THANOS IMPERATIVE: DEVASTATION Teaser from Marvel

This poster makes me incredibly sad. Check out the teaser for Marvel’s Thanos Imperative: Devastation! THEY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

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The case of the Comico art

A story floating around the Internet today is a recent eBay listing that claims to be selling a huge chunk of production materials and artwork from Comico Comics, the once-huge indie publishing company that unfortunately went bankrupt in 1990.  At … Continue reading

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Random Book Review – Joe Hill, “Horns”

I primarily know Joe Hill‘s work from the comic book series Locke & Key, but he’s also a novelist.  “Horns” is his second full-length novel, and it is a beautiful doozy. Ignatius Perrish is at the bottom. The second son … Continue reading

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