Top Five 2021 …

2021 marked my first (almost-full) year of retirement, so I had plenty of time to watch, read, and wander in my never-ending quest for new movies, TV shows, and books. Here are my top five picks for the year in comics and graphic novels, books, movies, and TV. Longer reviews of the books can be... Continue Reading →

December 2021 Books …

And we round out 2021 with my last book report on the books I read in December. Over the course of the past year, I read 77 books by my count, and 69 on GoodReads, which was 115% of my goal (some books, like older comics series like the Blackthorne Dick Tracy reprints, just don't... Continue Reading →

November 2021 Books …

December already? WTF?! Here's what I read in the fondly-remembered month of November. Gated Prey by Lee GoldbergThis is the latest (third) book in Goldberg’s Eve Ronin series and is definitely the weakest of the three. I think Ronin is a great character with lots of potential; she’s a dedicated cop trying to make it... Continue Reading →

October 2021 Books …

It seems like forever since I read some of these … is October really that long? I think I finished Batman in the Fifties and Countdown: Bin Laden in the first week of the month, which seems like an eternity ago. Anyway … here’s what I read in October, equally split between comic collections and... Continue Reading →

August 2021 Books …

Another month filled mainly with comic books and books about comics … what can I say? Retirement brings out the nostalgia in me. Billy Summers by Stephen KingThis was the book that occupied me for most of August. It’s a fascinating character study by King, devoid (for the most part) of his usual horror and/or... Continue Reading →

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