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Vaughan & Martin's "Private Eye"

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ClarkKent_DC replied to Alan M.'s discussion What are you reading?
"I'm still plowing through the comics I picked up at the C.H.U.D. (Comics Here Under a Dollar) sale and at the Baltimore Comic-Con. Some of the things I picked up: The Further Adventures of Nick Mason. The title character is a former…"
Thursday
Randy Jackson replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Over the last few months, I've been indulging myself in an old passion: murder mysteries. I've been reading/re-reading some of the following series: The Martin Beck Mysteries  The 87th Precinct novels Inspector Morse Just started on…"
Nov 14
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I finished this yesterday, and it was great. One thing I forgot to mention before is that Ellroy has been doing Game of Thrones type twists before George R.R. Martin, and by that I mean killing off protagonists indiscriminately. This book had a…"
Nov 14
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Kim Fu's recent short story collection, Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century. If I had only read the first half of this book, I might have called it my favorite read of the season (hard and hard SF competition from Eric Choi's Just…"
Nov 13
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I hope you pushed the button on What If (either of them, both of them); I think both you and the Lad would enjoy it/them as much as I do. I'm still reading Leonard Maltin's The Little Rascals, too. I'm now caught up to where…"
Nov 12
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Currently, reading This Storm by James Ellroy. This takes place immediately after the previous novel, Perfidiia, l and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Ellroy employs his normal technique of telling the story from different POVs. And I really enjoy…"
Nov 2
Doctor Hmmm? replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"The 1st Munroe book is actually sitting in our Amazon cart right now. The Lad (who put it rhere) heard about it in his English class."
Nov 2
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"THE LITTLE RASCALS: By Leonard Maltin and Richard W. Bann, published 1977, revised 1992, subtitled "The Life and Times of Our Gang." I got this one in the mail just today. I expected this to be along the lines of similar trade paperbacks I…"
Nov 2
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"WHAT IF? 2 - Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions: I was highly entertained by Randall Munroe's 2014 original and fully expect to be similarly entertained by the sequel. "
Oct 31
The Baron replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Those things are for guys like ,me who enjoy the hardcote "world-building" stuff.    If I was writing those kinds of  books, I'd have notebooks full of that kind of stuff, most of which would never see print. For…"
Oct 23
Captain Comics replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I stopped reading the appendices to J.R.R. Tolkein's The Return of The King. I got about halfway through on sheer cussedness, but I can go no further. It's even more boring than the Bible."
Oct 23
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"RETRO PULP TALES: I walked into Half Price Books yesterday and spotted the unmistakable style of Timothy Truman's dustjacket art on a display across the room. I was also close enough to make out the title: Retro Pulp Tales. "I'll bet…"
Oct 19
doc photo replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Stan Lee - A Marvelous Life by Danny Fingeroth. I have read several books about Stan Lee and/or Marvel and Fingeroth's is the most insightful and even-handed telling of who Stan was and what made Marvel so successful in the Sixties."
Oct 13
Captain Comics replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I'm reading the appendices at the back of J.R.R. Tolkien's Return of the King. I read somewhere that this is where all the storylines for Rings of Power were gleaned. The Silmarillion, it appears, is the story of the First Age of…"
Oct 13
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Eric Choi's Just Like Being There-- Hard SF from the award-winning author and aerospace engineer. I'll write a more developed review later. His characters are always credible, if sometimes underdeveloped, but his commitment to writing SF…"
Oct 4
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"They do explain why they didn't choose Sgt. Rock, though. It was also, supposed to be out American artists, and they did a whole chapter on Garth Ennis"
Oct 4

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Comics for May 5

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 12:00pm 20 Comments

From ComicList.com, as always.



AARDVARK VANAHEIM

Glamourpuss #13, $3.00



ABSTRACT STUDIOS


Echo #21, $3.50



ANTARCTIC PRESS

Gold Digger Peebris Big Adventure #2, $3.99

Twi Lit, $3.99



APE ENTERTAINMENT


Black Coat Or Give Me Death TP, $12.95

Second Chance At Sarah GN, $12.95



ARCANA STUDIO

Grunts War Stories… Continue

New Comics for April 28

Posted on April 24, 2010 at 5:00pm 14 Comments

Courtesy ComicList.com:



APE ENTERTAINMENT

Shrek Forever After The Prequel, $6.95



ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT

Fraggle Rock #1 (of 4)(Jeffrey Brown Regular Cover), $3.95

Fraggle Rock #1 (of 4)(Shared Exclusive Photo Cover), AR



ARCHIE COMICS

Archie Double Digest #208, $3.99

Sonic The Hedgehog #212, $2.99



AVATAR…

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Comics for April 14

Posted on April 9, 2010 at 3:00pm 21 Comments

List courtesy ComicList.com.



ANTARCTIC PRESS

Gold Digger Sourcebook HC (Signed Limited Edition), $49.95



ARCHIE COMICS

Archie Digest #263, $2.69

Archie New Look Series Volume 4 My Fathers Betrayal TP, $10.95

Betty & Veronica #247, $2.99

Sonic Universe #15, $2.99



ASPEN MLT

Mindfield #0 (Cover A Alex Konat),… Continue

Comics for February 10

Posted on February 5, 2010 at 9:57am 17 Comments

As always (at least with me), per ComicList.com:



ABBEVILLE PRESS

Starstruck Vintage Movie Posters From Classic Hollywood HC, $65.00



AC COMICS

Femforce #151, $9.95…



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Comics for January 20

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 4:00pm 12 Comments

List courtesy ComicList.com



12 GAUGE COMICS

Luke Mcbain #3 (of 4), $3.99



AARDVARK VANAHEIM

Glamourpuss #11, $3.00



ACTION FIGURE NEWS & TOY REVIEW

Lees Toy Review #206 (Jan 2010), $5.95



ARCHIE COMICS

Jughead #199, $2.50

Pals N Gals Double Digest #138, $3.99

Sonic Universe #12, $2.50



ATOMIC BASEMENT ENTERTAINMENT

Kids… Continue

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