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Kirkus Review: Game of Thrones the Graphic Novel

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I have a new gig over on Kirkus Reviews talking about graphic novels tied to literary works. For the first piece, I decided to do Game of Thrones Vol 1 from Dynamite / Bantam. Here’s a clip: Making the leap…

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…

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…

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.

Review: The Lone Ranger

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A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty, “Hi Yo Silver! Away!”

With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early west. Return with us now, to the thrilling days of yesteryear – the Lone Ranger rides again!

Review: Welcome to the Jungle

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At the tender age of six years old, Harry Dresden became an orphan. His mother, Margaret Gwendolyn LeFay McCoy Dresden, had died giving birth to Harry and his father, Malcolm, died of a brain aneurysm leaving Harry all alone. For a few years, he lived in foster care until he turned ten and his ability with magic manifested itself.

Review: Green Lantern-The Sinestro Corps War

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The story goes that Sinestro was the greatest Green Lantern of all time; the Guardians on OA held him up as an example for all other Lanterns to follow and emulate. When the very first human from earth joined the corps, the Guardians decided that their greatest Lantern needed to be the one to train him, so they sent Sinestro to find and train Hal Jordan.

Review: Batman & Robin-Batman Reborn

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Batman is dead; sacrificed for the greater good trying to stop Darkseid in Final Crisis. In the aftermath of his death, Gotham descends into a crime wave. Once before, when Bane broke the Batman, Dick Grayson assumed the mantle of the Bat to bring order back to the city.