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Books read in 2008

If I had to quickly summarize 2008 in books, I’d name my favorite fiction and non-fiction: Solitaire by Kelly Eskridge and The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, respectively. Of course, jump down to see what I did read last year. Some notes on comics I read last year. Fiction Non-fiction Books I didn’t finish reading. […]

Comics from the past: T through Z

Part 4 of 4 in a series of brief summary-reviews of comic books I’ve read in the past. This article covers titles beginning with T though Z.

Comics from the past: N through S

Part 3 of 4 in a series of brief summary-reviews of comic books I’ve read in the past. This article covers titles beginning with N though S. I’ve also denoted recommended comics with the lightbulb ( 💡 ) icon.

Comics from the past: G through M

Part 2 of 4 in a series of brief summary-reviews of comic books I’ve read in the past. The article covers titles beginning with G though M. I’ve also denoted recommended comics with the lightbulb ( 💡 ) icon

Comics from the past: A through F

Part 1 of 4 in a series of brief summary-reviews of comics I’ve read in the past. This article covers titles beginning with A though F. I’ve denoted recommended comics with the lightbulb ( 💡 ) icon.

Ongoing comics I read

I’m chronically in need of more bookshelf space. The shelves creak with their burden of books, and boxes quickly fill up and accumulate. Strangely enough, though, the number of comics I read which are actively updated and published is actually on the small side. It also helps that several of them are or have become […]

Zot!

Last month Kam was clearing out a bunch of her comics, and while going through the boxes, I came upon five later issues of Scott McCloud’s Zot! Seeing them reminded me that I had only the first three graphic novels (the only three Kitchen Sink Press published before they went down the sink), and had […]

Alternative Press Expo 2007

I hopped onto the train, braved the spring training crowds, and met up with Kathleen, Zed, and K’s friends Scott and Liz at the Alternative Press Expo (APE) this year. An initial reconnaisance yielded a huge stack of business cards and brochures. I ended up purchasing from less than a quarter of those creators. While […]

WonderCon 2007

It has been five years since I last attended a comic book convention. Last Sunday I broke that spell of inactivity, and attended WonderCon in San Francisco with Kathleen.

Alternative Press Expo 1999

I went to the 6th annual Alternative Press Expo (APE), but unlike the previous year I spent only one day there. There were a couple factors: (1) Getting over Bronchitis from Hell and (2) I had already seen so many of the creators the previous year that I walked through the tables more quickly. Had […]