Category: Reviews

My 2015 Kirkus Round Up – everything I reviewed this year

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If you didn’t already know it, I write a twice monthly column on the Kirkus Reviews blog focused on graphic novels. This year, despite lots of stuff going on around casa de ATFMB, I managed to read and review 24 graphic…

Soliciting Graphic Novels

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I’ve been writing a column over at the Kirkus Reviews Blog for a couple years now.  In that time, I’ve tried (and failed) to get on the various lists for review copies, so I decided it can’t hurt to ask…

Review: Batman-The Return of Bruce Wayne

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Fans of epic fantasy are used to long series – The Wheel of Time & The Sword of Truth come to mind.  But I don’t know that even the most hard core fantasy fan would read 51 books in a…

Review: Soulless by Gail Carriger

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Soulless by Gail Carriger My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up after talking with the lovely and engaging Gail Carriger for the SF Signal podcast. Karen Burnham, blogger for SF Signal, for her own site http://spiralgalaxyreviews.blogspot.com/…

Goodreads Review: Sinestro Corps War Vol 2

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Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps War Vol. 2 SC (Green Lantern by Geoff Johns My rating: 1 of 5 stars I didn’t care for this as much as I have the other collections. It was all over the place and didn’t…

Goodreads Review: Without Remorse

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Without Remorse by Tom Clancy My rating: 5 of 5 stars I realized I’d never put up a review of this book and that’s a crime. This is the best of the Clancy books and gives us, at last, a…

Retro Review: Tales of the Gold Monkey Part 2

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Tales of the Gold Monkey follows the adventures of a former Flying Tiger named Jake Cutter who is working and flying in a French controlled area of the South Pacific in 1938. He is joined by his best friend and mechanic, Corky, and his one eyed dog Jack.

Review: Buck Rogers

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Anthony Rogers first appeared in the pages of Amazing Stories waaaay back in 1928. He pulled a Rip Van Winkle, passing out in a cave and waking up in the 25th century. Gas in the cave held him in a sort of suspended animation, keeping him alive and not aging while he slept the centuries away.